The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Software Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Architect
Rank 606 595 588
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Architect 15 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.008% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
Average daily rate £488 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 -
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Software Architect
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48678 47959 46948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.75% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32103 29564 29088
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1381 1912 1941
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Senior Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Software Architect in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Software Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Software Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Software Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Software Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior Software Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
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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
West Midlands - 15 £488 -
Senior Software Architect
UK

Senior Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior Software Architect in their job title 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 with Senior Software Architect in their job title.

1 16 (94.12%) Software Architecture
2 15 (88.24%) Git (software)
3 14 (82.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 14 (82.35%) Puppet
3 14 (82.35%) MongoDB
3 14 (82.35%) RabbitMQ
3 14 (82.35%) Docker
3 14 (82.35%) Spring
3 14 (82.35%) Maven
3 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (82.35%) Java
3 14 (82.35%) Linux
3 14 (82.35%) Graphite
3 14 (82.35%) Spring Boot
3 14 (82.35%) ELK Stack
4 11 (64.71%) Grafana
4 11 (64.71%) Swagger
4 11 (64.71%) PL/SQL
4 11 (64.71%) SQL
4 11 (64.71%) J2EE
4 11 (64.71%) Oracle
5 10 (58.82%) Confluence
5 10 (58.82%) JIRA
6 7 (41.18%) SoapUI
7 5 (29.41%) Microservices
8 4 (23.53%) SOAP
8 4 (23.53%) TDD
9 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
9 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
9 3 (17.65%) Oracle OWB

Senior Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior Software Architect in their job title 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 with Senior Software Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (58.82%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.88%) CloudFront
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) MongoDB
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (88.24%) Git (software)
2 14 (82.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 14 (82.35%) Maven
3 10 (58.82%) JIRA
4 7 (41.18%) SoapUI
5 3 (17.65%) ClearCase
5 3 (17.65%) ClearQuest
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) ELK Stack
1 14 (82.35%) RabbitMQ
1 14 (82.35%) Spring
1 14 (82.35%) Spring Boot
2 11 (64.71%) J2EE
2 11 (64.71%) Swagger
3 4 (23.53%) SOAP
4 1 (5.88%) .NET
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) LINQ
4 1 (5.88%) OAuth
4 1 (5.88%) OAuth2
4 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Software Architecture
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Microservices
4 4 (23.53%) TDD
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) Open Source
5 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
5 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.88%) BDD
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) CRUD
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) RUP
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) SOLID
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) PL/SQL
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (82.35%) Graphite
1 14 (82.35%) Puppet
2 11 (64.71%) Grafana
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
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