The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Senior Software Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Architect
Rank 619 635 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Architect 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.002% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.002% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Senior Software Architect
UK

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
46932 50120 49138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.00% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30956 32529 30550
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1540 1922 1988
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Senior Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Senior Software Architect in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
South East - 4 £475 -
London - 1 £425 - 2
Senior Software Architect
UK

Senior Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Senior Software Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Senior Software Architect in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (84.21%) Software Architecture
3 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (68.42%) Spring
4 13 (68.42%) Maven
5 11 (57.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
5 11 (57.89%) Puppet
5 11 (57.89%) MongoDB
5 11 (57.89%) RabbitMQ
5 11 (57.89%) Docker
5 11 (57.89%) Graphite
5 11 (57.89%) Spring Boot
5 11 (57.89%) ELK Stack
5 11 (57.89%) Hystrix
5 11 (57.89%) WireMock
5 11 (57.89%) J2EE
5 11 (57.89%) Linux
6 10 (52.63%) Oracle
7 9 (47.37%) Microservices
7 9 (47.37%) SoapUI
8 8 (42.11%) Open Source
8 8 (42.11%) SQL
9 7 (36.84%) PL/SQL
9 7 (36.84%) HTTP
9 7 (36.84%) TDD
9 7 (36.84%) Risk Management
9 7 (36.84%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (36.84%) Consul
10 4 (21.05%) Grafana

Senior Software Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 4 (21.05%) Confluence
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) Apache Solr
2 2 (10.53%) JBoss
2 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Maven
2 11 (57.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
3 9 (47.37%) SoapUI
4 4 (21.05%) JIRA
5 3 (15.79%) ClearCase
5 3 (15.79%) ClearQuest
6 2 (10.53%) Ant
6 2 (10.53%) CA Gen
6 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
6 2 (10.53%) Gradle
6 2 (10.53%) IntelliJ
6 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
6 2 (10.53%) JUnit
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) Spring
2 11 (57.89%) ELK Stack
2 11 (57.89%) Hystrix
2 11 (57.89%) J2EE
2 11 (57.89%) RabbitMQ
2 11 (57.89%) Spring Boot
2 11 (57.89%) WireMock
3 4 (21.05%) SOAP
3 4 (21.05%) Swagger
4 3 (15.79%) XML
5 2 (10.53%) Java EE
5 2 (10.53%) JDBC
5 2 (10.53%) JSF
5 2 (10.53%) REST
5 2 (10.53%) Web Services
6 1 (5.26%) .NET
6 1 (5.26%) CSS
6 1 (5.26%) HTML
6 1 (5.26%) LAMP
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Software Architecture
2 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) Microservices
4 8 (42.11%) Open Source
5 7 (36.84%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (36.84%) Risk Management
5 7 (36.84%) TDD
6 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
6 3 (15.79%) RUP
6 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) Prototyping
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.53%) UML
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.26%) Performance Improvement
8 1 (5.26%) Refactoring
8 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Perl
4 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) PA-DSS
1 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) Graphite
1 11 (57.89%) Puppet
2 7 (36.84%) Consul
3 4 (21.05%) Grafana
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Informatica
3 2 (10.53%) BEA
3 2 (10.53%) Endeca
3 2 (10.53%) hybris
3 2 (10.53%) Pega
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) webMethods