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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architecture
London / City of London
Rank 147 146 182
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +36
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 4 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.18% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 11
Median daily rate £513 £575 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.86% +43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £360 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £604 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £370 £413
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -10.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%

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
2518 2745 4249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.84% 86.98% 82.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1999 2173 3311
Median daily rate £500 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 32
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

Software Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Scrum
3 8 (42.11%) TDD
4 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (36.84%) Open Source
4 7 (36.84%) REST
5 6 (31.58%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (31.58%) PaaS
6 5 (26.32%) HTML5
6 5 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (26.32%) Scala
6 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
6 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
6 5 (26.32%) CSS3
6 5 (26.32%) IaaS
6 5 (26.32%) Ruby
6 5 (26.32%) Ajax
6 5 (26.32%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (26.32%) JSON
6 5 (26.32%) Django
6 5 (26.32%) Kanban
6 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
6 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
6 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
6 5 (26.32%) HTML
6 5 (26.32%) MySQL
6 5 (26.32%) CSS
6 5 (26.32%) User Stories
6 5 (26.32%) Play Framework
6 5 (26.32%) Prototyping

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (10.53%) JBoss
1 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (31.58%) PaaS
3 5 (26.32%) IaaS
4 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (5.26%) Heroku
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DMARC
2 4 (21.05%) Internet
3 3 (15.79%) DKIM
3 3 (15.79%) SMTP
4 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) LDAP
4 1 (5.26%) NAS
4 1 (5.26%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) VoIP
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
2 5 (26.32%) MySQL
2 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
2 5 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (15.79%) Data Mining
4 2 (10.53%) Big Data
5 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
5 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Lead Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Head of Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) IoT Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Lead PHP Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Python Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) REST
2 5 (26.32%) Ajax
2 5 (26.32%) CSS
2 5 (26.32%) CSS3
2 5 (26.32%) Django
2 5 (26.32%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) HTML5
2 5 (26.32%) JSON
2 5 (26.32%) Play Framework
2 5 (26.32%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) React
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) Kafka
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware
4 1 (5.26%) Node.js
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (5.26%) React Native
4 1 (5.26%) RESTful
4 1 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Semantic Web
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) User Experience
4 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) Fintech
4 1 (5.26%) Internet of Things
4 1 (5.26%) iPad
4 1 (5.26%) Market Risk
4 1 (5.26%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Solaris
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Scrum
3 8 (42.11%) TDD
4 7 (36.84%) Open Source
5 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
5 5 (26.32%) Kanban
5 5 (26.32%) Prototyping
5 5 (26.32%) User Stories
6 4 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (21.05%) CRM
6 4 (21.05%) SOA
6 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (15.79%) Coaching
7 3 (15.79%) Line Management
7 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
7 3 (15.79%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Use Case
7 3 (15.79%) Web Application Development
7 3 (15.79%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Ruby
1 5 (26.32%) Scala
2 4 (21.05%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
2 3 (15.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
1 1 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) BladeLogic
1 1 (5.26%) Control-M
1 1 (5.26%) Marathon
1 1 (5.26%) Mesos
1 1 (5.26%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Pega
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Apigee
3 1 (5.26%) Axway
3 1 (5.26%) BEA
3 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
3 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) Nokia
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Symantec
3 1 (5.26%) Teradata
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6 & 12 months contracts available
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + None
Posted: 3 days ago