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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 127 146 136
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 2 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.080% 0.10% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.100% 0.13% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 11
Median daily rate £500 £555 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.90% +44.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £555 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £555 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £369
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +22.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £30.68 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+32.84% -10.43%
Software Architecture
England

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
2001 2355 2261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.66% 78.79% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 1425 1295
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 163 156
Median hourly rate £31.00 £33.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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
Bedfordshire - 2 £500 - 1
Software Architecture
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) SOA
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
3 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) HND
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (11.11%) SEO
6 1 (11.11%) CMS
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (11.11%) QA
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Web Development
6 1 (11.11%) C
6 1 (11.11%) CSS
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) OO

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 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) Express
4 1 (11.11%) hapi
4 1 (11.11%) Node.js
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
1 5 (55.56%) SOA
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) SEO
4 1 (11.11%) SOLID
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
1 3 (33.33%) HND
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO26262
1 1 (11.11%) MISRA
1 1 (11.11%) MISRA C
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Sitecore