The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architect
Rank 12 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Software Architect 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 4.76% 2.02% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% 2.13% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £439 £383 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £513 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.87% +13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.22 -
Software Architect
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Docklands, London 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
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
57 94 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 90.48% 94.95% 97.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 65 160
Average daily rate £500 £530 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +0.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £350 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £54.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.26% +158.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Architect in the job title across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Software Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Software Architect Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region that cited Software Architect in their job title 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 with Software Architect in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) XSL
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JPA
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Static Code Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) JMS
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) JTA
3 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) JMeter
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Finance

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region that cited Software Architect in their job title 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 with Software Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) Liferay
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) OLAP
2 1 (20.00%) OLTP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) XSL
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JMS
3 2 (40.00%) JPA
3 2 (40.00%) JTA
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Java EE
4 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (20.00%) XML Messaging
4 1 (20.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
1 2 (40.00%) Static Code Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Basel II
1 1 (20.00%) Basel III
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Informatica