The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 450 455 438
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 137 101 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.29% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 72 51
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£488 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £324 £345
% change year-on-year
+38.99% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £60.00 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £34.00
Software Architecture
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39401 35167 36247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.86% 74.61% 72.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25670 22283 21520
Average daily rate £424 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1124 1019 1347
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in England

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in England

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the England region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Software Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in England

Software Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Software Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in England

Software Architecture
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 Software Architecture within the England region over the 3 months to 23 October 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
London +26 71 £575 +10.04% 15
South East -25 31 £375 -1.63% 23
Yorkshire -5 9 £544 - 4
North East -33 7 £443 +36.15%
East Midlands +4 6 £438 - 1
West Midlands -18 5 £300 +87.50% 1
North West -10 3 £488 - 2
South West -37 2 £363 +20.83% 7
East of England - - - - 7
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 111 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (26.67%) Java
3 65 (25.49%) Linux
4 63 (24.71%) HTML
5 55 (21.57%) Software Engineering
6 54 (21.18%) Scrum
7 52 (20.39%) SQL
8 51 (20.00%) C
9 50 (19.61%) OO
10 47 (18.43%) C++
11 46 (18.04%) .NET
12 45 (17.65%) C#
13 44 (17.25%) CSS
14 43 (16.86%) JavaScript
14 43 (16.86%) Oracle
14 43 (16.86%) UML
15 38 (14.90%) TDD
15 38 (14.90%) JSON
16 36 (14.12%) Spring
16 36 (14.12%) Microsoft
17 35 (13.73%) Web Services
18 34 (13.33%) REST
18 34 (13.33%) Mentoring
19 32 (12.55%) Open Source
19 32 (12.55%) Ajax
19 32 (12.55%) Finance
20 31 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
21 30 (11.76%) Degree
21 30 (11.76%) HTML5
22 29 (11.37%) QA

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 20 (7.84%) JBoss
2 14 (5.49%) Apache
3 11 (4.31%) WebLogic
4 9 (3.53%) CMS
4 9 (3.53%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.14%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (1.96%) MQSeries
7 4 (1.57%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.18%) CICS
8 3 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.18%) Node.js
8 3 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.78%) WordPress
9 2 (0.78%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.78%) Documentum
10 1 (0.39%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.39%) IIS
10 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.78%) Magento
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.39%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.96%) GitHub
2 4 (1.57%) SaaS
3 3 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.02%) DVB
2 16 (6.27%) Internet
3 7 (2.75%) ZigBee
4 4 (1.57%) Intranet
4 4 (1.57%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.57%) LDAP
5 3 (1.18%) VoIP
5 3 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.18%) LTE
6 2 (0.78%) AMQP
6 2 (0.78%) Firewall
6 2 (0.78%) DSL
7 1 (0.39%) VPN
7 1 (0.39%) SAN
7 1 (0.39%) WAN
7 1 (0.39%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.39%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.39%) LAN
7 1 (0.39%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.41%) MySQL
2 21 (8.24%) NoSQL
3 20 (7.84%) SQL Server
4 19 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (7.06%) Relational Database
6 14 (5.49%) MongoDB
6 14 (5.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (4.31%) Oracle Database
8 8 (3.14%) DB2
9 5 (1.96%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (1.57%) InterSystems Cache
10 4 (1.57%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.18%) QlikView
11 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.18%) SQLite
11 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.78%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.78%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 29 (11.37%) ClearCase
2 22 (8.63%) Git (software)
3 18 (7.06%) Subversion
4 11 (4.31%) JUnit
4 11 (4.31%) Jenkins
5 10 (3.92%) Eclipse
6 8 (3.14%) Maven
7 7 (2.75%) JIRA
7 7 (2.75%) Selenium
7 7 (2.75%) Mercurial
7 7 (2.75%) Hudson
8 4 (1.57%) RSpec
8 4 (1.57%) Redmine
8 4 (1.57%) Bugzilla
9 3 (1.18%) Xcode
9 3 (1.18%) NUnit
9 3 (1.18%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.78%) Ant
10 2 (0.78%) ANTLR
10 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (12.55%) Finance
2 19 (7.45%) Front Office
3 17 (6.67%) Banking
4 13 (5.10%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.35%) Law
6 4 (1.57%) Marketing
6 4 (1.57%) Retail
7 3 (1.18%) Dutch Language
7 3 (1.18%) Games
7 3 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
8 1 (0.39%) German Language
8 1 (0.39%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 99 (38.82%) Developer
2 85 (33.33%) Architect
3 32 (12.55%) Software Engineer
4 29 (11.37%) Technical Architect
5 21 (8.24%) Java Developer
6 19 (7.45%) Solutions Architect
7 18 (7.06%) Digital Architect
8 13 (5.10%) Software Developer
8 13 (5.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 12 (4.71%) C# Developer
10 10 (3.92%) Senior Developer
11 9 (3.53%) Analyst
11 9 (3.53%) Software Architect
11 9 (3.53%) Web Developer
11 9 (3.53%) C++ Software Engineer
11 9 (3.53%) PHP Developer
11 9 (3.53%) Embedded Software Developer
11 9 (3.53%) Senior Architect
12 7 (2.75%) .NET Developer
13 6 (2.35%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (24.71%) HTML
2 46 (18.04%) .NET
3 44 (17.25%) CSS
4 38 (14.90%) JSON
5 36 (14.12%) Spring
6 35 (13.73%) Web Services
7 34 (13.33%) REST
8 32 (12.55%) Ajax
9 30 (11.76%) HTML5
10 27 (10.59%) POSIX
11 26 (10.20%) JMS
11 26 (10.20%) XML
11 26 (10.20%) J2EE
12 25 (9.80%) JSP
13 23 (9.02%) jQuery
13 23 (9.02%) CSS3
14 21 (8.24%) Servlets
14 21 (8.24%) SOAP
15 19 (7.45%) JDBC
15 19 (7.45%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.55%) Open Source
2 26 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (10.20%) STB
3 23 (9.02%) DTV
3 23 (9.02%) User Experience
4 18 (7.06%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.31%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.92%) Algorithms
7 9 (3.53%) Data Structures
8 8 (3.14%) iPad
8 8 (3.14%) Client/Server
9 7 (2.75%) Mathematics
10 6 (2.35%) Physics
10 6 (2.35%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.57%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.57%) Fixed Income
12 3 (1.18%) E-Learning
12 3 (1.18%) SCORM
12 3 (1.18%) Data Integration
12 3 (1.18%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 65 (25.49%) Linux
2 27 (10.59%) UNIX
3 18 (7.06%) Windows
4 7 (2.75%) Android
4 7 (2.75%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.35%) Debian
6 3 (1.18%) MVS
6 3 (1.18%) SUSE
6 3 (1.18%) VME
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.39%) OpenWrt
7 1 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.39%) Solaris
7 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (21.57%) Software Engineering
3 54 (21.18%) Scrum
4 50 (19.61%) OO
5 43 (16.86%) UML
6 38 (14.90%) TDD
7 34 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 31 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (11.37%) SOA
10 26 (10.20%) Configuration Management
11 25 (9.80%) Multithreading
12 24 (9.41%) MVC
13 22 (8.63%) User Stories
14 18 (7.06%) E-Commerce
14 18 (7.06%) Unit Testing
15 15 (5.88%) Data Modelling
15 15 (5.88%) Kanban
16 14 (5.49%) Analytics
16 14 (5.49%) OOD
16 14 (5.49%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (26.67%) Java
2 52 (20.39%) SQL
3 51 (20.00%) C
4 47 (18.43%) C++
5 45 (17.65%) C#
6 43 (16.86%) JavaScript
7 28 (10.98%) Ruby
8 20 (7.84%) Python
8 20 (7.84%) Scala
9 16 (6.27%) PHP
10 12 (4.71%) Embedded C
11 8 (3.14%) XAML
12 7 (2.75%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.96%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.18%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.18%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.18%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.39%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.39%) X++
15 1 (0.39%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 30 (11.76%) Degree
2 10 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) PhD
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.39%) PMP
4 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.37%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) COBIT
2 2 (0.78%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (1.18%) Varnish
2 1 (0.39%) NDS
2 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.39%) Firmware
2 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.78%) Puppet
2 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.39%) Ansible
2 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.39%) Control-M
2 1 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (16.86%) Oracle
2 36 (14.12%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.14%) Endeca
3 8 (3.14%) ATG
4 5 (1.96%) IBM
5 3 (1.18%) Zend
6 2 (0.78%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.78%) SAP
6 2 (0.78%) Informatica
6 2 (0.78%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.39%) Apple
7 1 (0.39%) Cisco
7 1 (0.39%) BEA
7 1 (0.39%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.39%) Pega
7 1 (0.39%) Google
7 1 (0.39%) DataSynapse
7 1 (0.39%) StreamServe
7 1 (0.39%) Open Text
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