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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 142 117 139
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +22
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.096% 0.25% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.35% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £615 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.95% +75.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £360
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £35.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+69.01% -16.47%
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
2377 1710 2115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.41% 71.25% 68.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1440 865 1097
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 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 121 215
Average hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.90 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.98 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 September 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 2 £400 - 3
Norfolk - 1 - -
Suffolk - - - - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - -
Software Architecture
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (85.71%) HTML
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 9 (64.29%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) CSS
4 7 (50.00%) OO
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) Scrum
4 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (42.86%) jQuery
5 6 (42.86%) MVC
6 5 (35.71%) OOP
6 5 (35.71%) XHTML
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 5 (35.71%) Web Services
6 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
6 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
6 5 (35.71%) REST
6 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 5 (35.71%) Ajax
6 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
6 5 (35.71%) WCF
6 5 (35.71%) LINQ
7 4 (28.57%) Web Development
7 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
7 4 (28.57%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) TeamCity
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Web Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
5 2 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) Embedded C Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# Application Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 8 (57.14%) CSS
4 6 (42.86%) jQuery
4 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (35.71%) REST
5 5 (35.71%) WCF
5 5 (35.71%) LINQ
5 5 (35.71%) Web Services
5 5 (35.71%) XHTML
5 5 (35.71%) Ajax
5 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
7 2 (14.29%) RESTful
7 2 (14.29%) CSS3
7 2 (14.29%) HTML5
7 2 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 1 (7.14%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) OO
2 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) MVC
4 5 (35.71%) OOP
4 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
5 4 (28.57%) Web Development
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 3 (21.43%) User Stories
7 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
8 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 9 (64.29%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
4 2 (14.29%) C
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded C
4 2 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft