The first table below looks at the demand for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 1 August 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 of England 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 130 115 136
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 7 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.25% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.36% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
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£413 £615 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.92% +75.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £410
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -20.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -16.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2256 1664 2053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.73% 69.97% 67.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1325 869 1023
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 124 229
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Software Architecture
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 Architecture across the East of England region.

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Software Architecture
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 Architecture across the East of England region.

Software Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Software Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 1 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -7 4 £425 - 8
Bedfordshire - 2 £400 - 1
Norfolk - 1 - - 1
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (80.00%) HTML
1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (66.67%) .NET
3 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) C#
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) CSS
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) Scrum
5 7 (46.67%) OO
5 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (40.00%) MVC
6 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (40.00%) jQuery
7 5 (33.33%) REST
7 5 (33.33%) WCF
7 5 (33.33%) LINQ
7 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 5 (33.33%) XHTML
7 5 (33.33%) Multithreading
7 5 (33.33%) Ajax
7 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 5 (33.33%) OOP
7 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 5 (33.33%) Web Services
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
8 4 (26.67%) Windows
8 4 (26.67%) Web Development

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (6.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.67%) SAS
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) TeamCity
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Leader
5 2 (13.33%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Architect
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded C Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Application Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) .NET
3 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (53.33%) CSS
5 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (40.00%) jQuery
6 5 (33.33%) REST
6 5 (33.33%) WCF
6 5 (33.33%) LINQ
6 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 5 (33.33%) XHTML
6 5 (33.33%) Ajax
6 5 (33.33%) Web Services
7 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
8 2 (13.33%) CSS3
8 2 (13.33%) HTML5
8 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
8 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (13.33%) RESTful
9 1 (6.67%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Scrum
2 7 (46.67%) OO
2 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (40.00%) MVC
4 5 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 5 (33.33%) OOP
4 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (26.67%) Web Development
5 4 (26.67%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) User Stories
7 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
7 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
8 1 (6.67%) ITIL
8 1 (6.67%) Project Management
8 1 (6.67%) SOA
8 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
8 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) C
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded C
4 2 (13.33%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) ActionScript
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Informatica
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