The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Software Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architect
Rank 128 - 136
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Architect 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.081% - 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% - 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £480 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £470
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.25 -
Software Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2370 2729 2776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.19% 95.49% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1346 1543 1544
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 243 231
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Software Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Software Architect Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Software Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Software Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Software Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architect within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 2 £480 -
Software Architect
England

Software Architect Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 East of England region featuring Software Architect in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Military
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop

Software Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (100.00%) Military
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware