The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Software Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architect
Rank 530 565 590
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Software Architect 92 55 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.11% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.11% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 33 9
Median daily rate £484 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
47229 49071 46876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.85% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31077 31733 28907
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1408 1851 1923
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.34% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Software Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Software Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Software Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Software Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Software Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Software Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

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 Software Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
London +20 41 £455 -24.16% 5
West Midlands -3 27 £488 +14.70%
South East +14 9 £355 +1.42% 4
East Midlands +3 6 £615 -
East of England +14 4 £480 +20.00% 3
South West -4 2 £603 +72.14% 3
North West -5 2 £500 -2.43% 2
Yorkshire -2 1 £575 +27.77% 2
Software Architect
UK

Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 Software Architect in the job title.

1 133 (69.63%) Java
2 84 (43.98%) MongoDB
3 79 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (40.31%) Spring
4 77 (40.31%) Software Architecture
5 74 (38.74%) Puppet
6 71 (37.17%) Linux
7 66 (34.55%) Oracle
8 64 (33.51%) SQL
9 58 (30.37%) Maven
9 58 (30.37%) Spring Boot
10 52 (27.23%) Git (software)
11 45 (23.56%) JavaScript
12 44 (23.04%) RabbitMQ
13 43 (22.51%) Microservices
14 41 (21.47%) Open Source
14 41 (21.47%) Project Planning
14 41 (21.47%) XML
15 37 (19.37%) Docker
16 35 (18.32%) Waterfall
17 34 (17.80%) JSON
17 34 (17.80%) REST
18 33 (17.28%) RUP
19 32 (16.75%) ClearQuest
19 32 (16.75%) Oracle OWB
19 32 (16.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 32 (16.75%) Scala
19 32 (16.75%) Graphite
19 32 (16.75%) Hystrix
20 31 (16.23%) WireMock

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 25 (13.09%) Confluence
2 21 (10.99%) WebLogic
3 6 (3.14%) Apache
3 6 (3.14%) JBoss
3 6 (3.14%) Liferay
3 6 (3.14%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (2.09%) IIS
4 4 (2.09%) nginx
4 4 (2.09%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.09%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (1.57%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.57%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.05%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.05%) Mule
6 2 (1.05%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.05%) WildFly
7 1 (0.52%) CMS
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) MS Project
1 1 (0.52%) Simulink
1 1 (0.52%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 3 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.28%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.09%) Heroku
2 4 (2.09%) IaaS
2 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.05%) PaaS
4 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.42%) HTTP
2 15 (7.85%) LDAP
3 8 (4.19%) WAN
4 7 (3.66%) LAN
5 5 (2.62%) SSL
6 3 (1.57%) Internet
6 3 (1.57%) Network Security
7 1 (0.52%) OpenFlow
7 1 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (43.98%) MongoDB
2 32 (16.75%) Oracle OWB
3 20 (10.47%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.14%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.62%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.09%) Data Mining
6 4 (2.09%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.57%) Big Data
7 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (1.57%) Redis
7 3 (1.57%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.05%) MySQL
8 2 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.52%) Informix
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 58 (30.37%) Maven
2 52 (27.23%) Git (software)
3 32 (16.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 32 (16.75%) ClearQuest
4 30 (15.71%) SoapUI
5 29 (15.18%) JIRA
6 18 (9.42%) WebDriver
7 17 (8.90%) ClearCase
8 8 (4.19%) Jenkins
8 8 (4.19%) JUnit
9 6 (3.14%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.09%) Protractor
10 4 (2.09%) Selenium
11 3 (1.57%) IntelliJ
11 3 (1.57%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.52%) CruiseControl
12 1 (0.52%) Grunt
12 1 (0.52%) gulp
12 1 (0.52%) Hudson
12 1 (0.52%) JMeter
General
1 8 (4.19%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (2.09%) Finance
2 4 (2.09%) Marketing
3 3 (1.57%) Back Office
3 3 (1.57%) Military
4 2 (1.05%) Automotive
4 2 (1.05%) Publishing
5 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.52%) Front Office
5 1 (0.52%) Games
5 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (40.31%) Spring
2 58 (30.37%) Spring Boot
3 44 (23.04%) RabbitMQ
4 41 (21.47%) XML
5 34 (17.80%) JSON
5 34 (17.80%) REST
6 32 (16.75%) Hystrix
7 31 (16.23%) ELK Stack
7 31 (16.23%) WireMock
8 29 (15.18%) Play Framework
9 26 (13.61%) SOAP
10 24 (12.57%) .NET
11 23 (12.04%) Node.js
12 22 (11.52%) J2EE
12 22 (11.52%) Swagger
13 21 (10.99%) Web Services
14 20 (10.47%) XSL
15 18 (9.42%) HTML
16 16 (8.38%) Java EE
17 13 (6.81%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.81%) Data Conversion
1 13 (6.81%) Data Structures
2 8 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.14%) Data Integration
4 5 (2.62%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.62%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.09%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.09%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.05%) User Experience
6 2 (1.05%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.52%) Clustering
7 1 (0.52%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.52%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 71 (37.17%) Linux
2 20 (10.47%) Unix
3 9 (4.71%) Windows
4 6 (3.14%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.57%) Android
5 3 (1.57%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (40.31%) Software Architecture
3 43 (22.51%) Microservices
4 41 (21.47%) Open Source
4 41 (21.47%) Project Planning
5 35 (18.32%) Waterfall
6 33 (17.28%) RUP
7 29 (15.18%) Continuous Delivery
8 22 (11.52%) Scrum
9 18 (9.42%) DevOps
10 17 (8.90%) Data Management
11 16 (8.38%) Data Modelling
11 16 (8.38%) Master Data Management
11 16 (8.38%) SOA
12 15 (7.85%) SDLC
13 14 (7.33%) Data Architecture
14 13 (6.81%) Data Governance
14 13 (6.81%) TDD
15 12 (6.28%) Data Cleansing
16 11 (5.76%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 133 (69.63%) Java
2 64 (33.51%) SQL
3 45 (23.56%) JavaScript
4 32 (16.75%) Scala
5 22 (11.52%) PL/SQL
6 20 (10.47%) PHP
7 17 (8.90%) C++
8 14 (7.33%) C#
9 9 (4.71%) C
9 9 (4.71%) Perl
9 9 (4.71%) Python
10 6 (3.14%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.14%) VB
11 5 (2.62%) VB6
12 4 (2.09%) VBScript
13 3 (1.57%) Ruby
13 3 (1.57%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.05%) R
15 1 (0.52%) Erlang
15 1 (0.52%) Go
Qualifications
1 12 (6.28%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.71%) Degree
3 5 (2.62%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.33%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.57%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 37 (19.37%) Docker
2 3 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 74 (38.74%) Puppet
2 32 (16.75%) Graphite
3 20 (10.47%) Grafana
4 9 (4.71%) Consul
5 5 (2.62%) OpenAM
6 3 (1.57%) Ansible
6 3 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.05%) Kibana
7 2 (1.05%) logstash
7 2 (1.05%) StatsD
Vendors
1 66 (34.55%) Oracle
2 24 (12.57%) WSO2
3 19 (9.95%) Informatica
4 5 (2.62%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.57%) Apple
5 3 (1.57%) Endeca
5 3 (1.57%) hybris
5 3 (1.57%) VMware
5 3 (1.57%) webMethods
6 2 (1.05%) Apigee
6 2 (1.05%) Citrix
6 2 (1.05%) Mashery
6 2 (1.05%) Pega
6 2 (1.05%) Tableau
6 2 (1.05%) Teradata
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco
7 1 (0.52%) Cognos
7 1 (0.52%) IBM
7 1 (0.52%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.52%) Red Hat
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ANSON MCCADE
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