The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 181 184 189
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 11 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.30% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.39% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 5
Average daily rate
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£391 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £393 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £590 £624
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £395 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.92% +26.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3988 4651 4352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.71% 77.43% 75.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3120 3413 3332
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 50 77
Average hourly rate £20.45 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Software Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Software Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Software Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) Banking
3 9 (30.00%) Finance
3 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (23.33%) .NET
4 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
5 6 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
5 6 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (20.00%) Amazon S3
5 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (20.00%) C#
5 6 (20.00%) Front Office
5 6 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 6 (20.00%) Degree
5 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 5 (16.67%) TDD
6 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (16.67%) HTML
6 5 (16.67%) Java
6 5 (16.67%) Oracle
6 5 (16.67%) Web Services
6 5 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (16.67%) Android
6 5 (16.67%) Akamai
6 5 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 5 (16.67%) Analytics
6 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
6 5 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (13.33%) BDD

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.33%) Node.js
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.33%) ElastiCache
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (3.33%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.00%) InterSystems Cache
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.33%) MySQL
5 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Maven
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) Grunt
2 1 (3.33%) Hudson
2 1 (3.33%) Gerrit
2 1 (3.33%) Redmine
2 1 (3.33%) Gradle
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
2 1 (3.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 10 (33.33%) Banking
2 9 (30.00%) Finance
3 6 (20.00%) Front Office
3 6 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Law
5 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Integration Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.67%) GUI Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Front Office Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Quantitative Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Web Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) Web Services
2 5 (16.67%) HTML
3 4 (13.33%) WPF
3 4 (13.33%) HTML5
3 4 (13.33%) REST
4 3 (10.00%) Reactive Extensions
4 3 (10.00%) Task Parallel Library
4 3 (10.00%) JSON
4 3 (10.00%) Ajax
4 3 (10.00%) Flash
4 3 (10.00%) JMS
4 3 (10.00%) CSS
5 2 (6.67%) jQuery
5 2 (6.67%) CSS3
6 1 (3.33%) Play Framework
6 1 (3.33%) OSGi
6 1 (3.33%) Spring Security
6 1 (3.33%) Django
6 1 (3.33%) Taglibs
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 3 (10.00%) Data Structures
4 3 (10.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (6.67%) User Experience
5 2 (6.67%) Open Source
5 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
5 2 (6.67%) Physics
6 1 (3.33%) Social Media
6 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.33%) AS400
6 1 (3.33%) Grid Computing
6 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Android
1 5 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
3 5 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 5 (16.67%) Analytics
3 5 (16.67%) TDD
3 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (13.33%) OO
4 4 (13.33%) BDD
5 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (10.00%) MVVM
5 3 (10.00%) DevOps
5 3 (10.00%) OOP
5 3 (10.00%) OOD
5 3 (10.00%) Scrum
5 3 (10.00%) Project Management
5 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) C#
2 5 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.00%) C++
3 3 (10.00%) XAML
4 2 (6.67%) Ruby
4 2 (6.67%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) Python
4 2 (6.67%) Scala
5 1 (3.33%) Groovy
5 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.33%) COBIT
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
1 5 (16.67%) Akamai
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Apple
2 1 (3.33%) Google
2 1 (3.33%) DataSynapse
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