The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 92 73 63
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -10
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 1 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.077% 0.76% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 1.07% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£700 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+35.22% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -
Software Architecture
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
996 749 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 76.26% 70.93% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 412 269
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 32 40
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Architecture across the Buckinghamshire region.

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Software Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture across the Buckinghamshire region.

Software Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Software Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -20 1 £700 +75.00%
Software Architecture
South East

Software Architecture
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Architecture.

1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Informatica
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Data Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Informatica