The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architecture
England / East of England
Rank 114 110 126
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 7 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.69% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.88% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 3
Median daily rate £413 £357 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.58% +18.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £355 £408
% change year-on-year
+16.19% -12.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £40.50 £50.39 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.62% +6.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1734 1816 1980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.87% 78.41% 76.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1017 1088 1219
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 168 140
Median hourly rate £36.89 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.78% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £46.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire -4 3 - - 1
Suffolk -10 2 £413 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 4
Software Architecture
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 East of England region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (50.00%) J2EE
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
1 6 (50.00%) Middleware
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Internet
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (25.00%) C++
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (25.00%) iPad
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server

Software Architecture
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 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (25.00%) Apache
2 3 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (25.00%) IIS
2 3 (25.00%) JBoss
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
1 5 (41.67%) Internet
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) FTP
2 3 (25.00%) HTTP
2 3 (25.00%) LDAP
2 3 (25.00%) SSL
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 2 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) LabVIEW
2 1 (8.33%) Moq
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Law
4 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Applications Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) AWS Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Middleware Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (16.67%) C# WPF Developer
2 2 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Python Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) WPF Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Application Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) J2EE
1 6 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) WPF
4 1 (8.33%) Node.js
4 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) iPad
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) SOA
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) C
2 3 (25.00%) C++
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (16.67%) Docker
2 2 (16.67%) KVM
2 2 (16.67%) LXC
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Brocade
3 2 (16.67%) CA
3 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Vyatta