The first table below looks at the demand for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 93 85 77
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.12% 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.23% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £575 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £38.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-9.86% -8.43%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1196 887 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.15% 68.71% 64.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 441 439
Average daily rate £350 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.10% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 66 71
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £11.85 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Software Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Software Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Software Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
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Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) LINQ
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) XSD
3 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (16.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Ajax
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (33.33%) LINQ
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
1 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) XSD
1 2 (33.33%) XSLT
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) XHTML
2 1 (16.67%) StructureMap
2 1 (16.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle