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 2 September 2015 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 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Architect
Rank 585 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Architect 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - -
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
49918 47231 45321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.31% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32491 29236 27556
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1858 1876 1985
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 2015. 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
East of England - 2 £450 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Senior Software Architect
UK

Senior Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) LAMP
3 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) SAP

Senior Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 1 (16.67%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
1 1 (16.67%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) FFmpeg
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) LAMP
2 1 (16.67%) JSF
2 1 (16.67%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) MPEG
1 1 (16.67%) DTV
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) GPFS
1 1 (16.67%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP