The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Canary Wharf region that had Software Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architect
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 23 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Architect 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.60% 1.64% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £478 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £525 £475
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £43.22

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
111 109 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 88.80% 89.34% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 85 68
Median daily rate £550 £480 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Canary Wharf region that featured Software Architect in the job title.

Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Software Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Software Architect Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Software Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region featuring Software Architect in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) SOA
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
1 6 (85.71%) OOA/OOD
1 6 (85.71%) OO
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (71.43%) Software Architecture
2 5 (71.43%) Data Modelling
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (71.43%) Logical Data Model
2 5 (71.43%) Physical Data Model
3 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (57.14%) LDAP
3 4 (57.14%) JIRA
3 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (57.14%) Content Management
3 4 (57.14%) Document Management
3 4 (57.14%) Spring
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Workflow
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Kanban
3 4 (57.14%) Confluence
3 4 (57.14%) Coaching
4 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
4 3 (42.86%) Atlassian
4 3 (42.86%) Hibernate

Software Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (57.14%) Confluence
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Liferay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Bitbucket
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 3 (42.86%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) Struts
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Flex
4 1 (14.29%) BlazeDS
4 1 (14.29%) COM+
4 1 (14.29%) JMS
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
4 1 (14.29%) XSL
4 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) OO
1 6 (85.71%) OOA/OOD
1 6 (85.71%) SOA
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Data Modelling
2 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (71.43%) Logical Data Model
2 5 (71.43%) Physical Data Model
2 5 (71.43%) Software Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (57.14%) Coaching
3 4 (57.14%) Content Management
3 4 (57.14%) Document Management
3 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Kanban
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Workflow
4 3 (42.86%) Case Management
4 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
4 3 (42.86%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) ActionScript
3 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Atlassian
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) Sybase
3 1 (14.29%) Adobe
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Sun