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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 482 491 491
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 155 122 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.30% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 68 64
Median daily rate £488 £419 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.41% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £22.35 £33.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £48.15 £34.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.02%
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
41611 40093 38816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.63% 79.03% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27834 25415 24688
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 908 1174 1149
Median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
West Midlands +38 59 £488 +2.63% 2
London +4 50 £475 -13.63% 28
South East -33 26 £425 +6.25% 23
Yorkshire +12 13 £450 +38.46% 3
South West -10 2 £615 +41.37% 7
North West -21 2 £700 +47.36% 6
East Midlands - 2 £615 - 1
North East - 2 £350 -
East of England +6 1 - - 10
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 177 (53.15%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (40.84%) Java
3 105 (31.53%) HTML
4 100 (30.03%) SQL
5 93 (27.93%) Git (software)
6 88 (26.43%) Scrum
7 78 (23.42%) HTTP
8 73 (21.92%) CSS
9 71 (21.32%) JavaScript
10 69 (20.72%) Linux
10 69 (20.72%) Open Source
10 69 (20.72%) REST
11 68 (20.42%) TDD
12 66 (19.82%) OO
12 66 (19.82%) MongoDB
13 64 (19.22%) Node.js
13 64 (19.22%) SOA
14 63 (18.92%) Spring
15 62 (18.62%) C++
16 57 (17.12%) HTML5
17 56 (16.82%) Oracle
17 56 (16.82%) .NET
18 55 (16.52%) JSON
18 55 (16.52%) Computer Science
19 52 (15.62%) RESTful
19 52 (15.62%) C
20 49 (14.71%) Puppet
21 46 (13.81%) Waterfall
22 45 (13.51%) J2EE
23 44 (13.21%) Unix

Software Architecture
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 64 (19.22%) Node.js
2 23 (6.91%) Confluence
3 17 (5.11%) WebLogic
4 13 (3.90%) Apache
5 11 (3.30%) SharePoint
6 10 (3.00%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.80%) nginx
8 5 (1.50%) JBoss
9 4 (1.20%) Captiva
9 4 (1.20%) Documentum
9 4 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.90%) CMS
10 3 (0.90%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.30%) CICS
11 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.30%) SAS
11 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (1.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.50%) Heroku
1 5 (1.50%) IaaS
2 3 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.90%) GitHub
2 3 (0.90%) SaaS
3 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.60%) Office 365
4 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (23.42%) HTTP
2 23 (6.91%) DVB
3 16 (4.80%) TCP/IP
4 12 (3.60%) Internet
5 5 (1.50%) Firewall
6 4 (1.20%) Intranet
6 4 (1.20%) LAN
6 4 (1.20%) MPLS
6 4 (1.20%) VPN
6 4 (1.20%) WAN
7 2 (0.60%) AMQP
7 2 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.30%) 802.15
8 1 (0.30%) Multicast
8 1 (0.30%) OpenFlow
8 1 (0.30%) PBX
8 1 (0.30%) SSL
8 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.30%) Wireless
8 1 (0.30%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (19.82%) MongoDB
2 40 (12.01%) Oracle OWB
3 38 (11.41%) NoSQL
4 25 (7.51%) MySQL
5 24 (7.21%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (5.41%) SQL Server
7 16 (4.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.80%) Redis
8 6 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.20%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.90%) DTS
11 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.90%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.60%) Big Data
12 2 (0.60%) DB2
12 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 93 (27.93%) Git (software)
2 43 (12.91%) ClearQuest
3 36 (10.81%) JIRA
4 35 (10.51%) ClearCase
5 34 (10.21%) Maven
6 21 (6.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (5.11%) Subversion
8 15 (4.50%) Jenkins
9 14 (4.20%) WebDriver
10 11 (3.30%) gulp
11 10 (3.00%) SoapUI
12 8 (2.40%) CA Gen
13 6 (1.80%) PHPUnit
13 6 (1.80%) Visual Studio
14 4 (1.20%) JUnit
15 3 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
15 3 (0.90%) Selenium
16 2 (0.60%) IntelliJ
16 2 (0.60%) MSTest
16 2 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (12.01%) Finance
2 11 (3.30%) Banking
2 11 (3.30%) Law
3 5 (1.50%) Retail
3 5 (1.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.20%) Marketing
5 3 (0.90%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.90%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.90%) Legal
6 2 (0.60%) Advertising
6 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.60%) Avionics
6 2 (0.60%) Billing
6 2 (0.60%) Publishing
7 1 (0.30%) Automotive
7 1 (0.30%) Electronics
7 1 (0.30%) Front Office
7 1 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 156 (46.85%) Architect
2 87 (26.13%) Developer
3 71 (21.32%) Software Architect
4 42 (12.61%) Technical Architect
5 38 (11.41%) Java Architect
6 33 (9.91%) Senior Architect
7 30 (9.01%) Digital Architect
7 30 (9.01%) Software Engineer
7 30 (9.01%) Solutions Architect
8 29 (8.71%) Embedded Engineer
9 28 (8.41%) Java Software Architect
10 24 (7.21%) Java Developer
11 22 (6.61%) Senior Developer
12 21 (6.31%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 21 (6.31%) Full Stack Developer
13 20 (6.01%) Embedded C Engineer
14 18 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
15 17 (5.11%) Senior Software Architect
16 15 (4.50%) Senior Java Architect
16 15 (4.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (31.53%) HTML
2 73 (21.92%) CSS
3 69 (20.72%) REST
4 63 (18.92%) Spring
5 57 (17.12%) HTML5
6 56 (16.82%) .NET
7 55 (16.52%) JSON
8 52 (15.62%) RESTful
9 45 (13.51%) J2EE
10 37 (11.11%) Web Services
11 33 (9.91%) Spring Boot
12 32 (9.61%) Play Framework
13 26 (7.81%) RabbitMQ
13 26 (7.81%) XML
14 25 (7.51%) Express
15 22 (6.61%) hapi
16 21 (6.31%) AngularJS
16 21 (6.31%) JMS
17 20 (6.01%) CSS3
18 19 (5.71%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 55 (16.52%) Computer Science
2 34 (10.21%) STB
3 33 (9.91%) DTV
4 29 (8.71%) Algorithms
5 26 (7.81%) Data Structures
6 23 (6.91%) MPEG
7 22 (6.61%) User Experience
8 17 (5.11%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (3.60%) iPad
10 11 (3.30%) Embedded Systems
11 9 (2.70%) Device Driver
12 8 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (1.50%) Mathematics
14 4 (1.20%) Data Integration
14 4 (1.20%) Mobile App
14 4 (1.20%) N-Tier
15 3 (0.90%) Hedge funds
15 3 (0.90%) Social Media
16 2 (0.60%) Digital Media
16 2 (0.60%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 69 (20.72%) Linux
2 44 (13.21%) Unix
3 19 (5.71%) Windows
4 7 (2.10%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.80%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.50%) Solaris
7 4 (1.20%) Android
8 3 (0.90%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.30%) SUSE
10 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (53.15%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (26.43%) Scrum
3 69 (20.72%) Open Source
4 68 (20.42%) TDD
5 66 (19.82%) OO
6 64 (19.22%) SOA
7 46 (13.81%) Waterfall
8 44 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (12.31%) Microservices
9 41 (12.31%) Software Engineering
9 41 (12.31%) User Stories
10 40 (12.01%) Project Planning
11 38 (11.41%) RUP
12 33 (9.91%) Continuous Delivery
13 32 (9.61%) Mentoring
14 27 (8.11%) OOD
15 25 (7.51%) Multithreading
16 24 (7.21%) Configuration Management
17 23 (6.91%) Kanban
18 22 (6.61%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 136 (40.84%) Java
2 100 (30.03%) SQL
3 71 (21.32%) JavaScript
4 62 (18.62%) C++
5 52 (15.62%) C
6 34 (10.21%) Scala
6 34 (10.21%) Shell Script
7 33 (9.91%) C#
8 25 (7.51%) PL/SQL
8 25 (7.51%) Python
9 19 (5.71%) Ruby
10 16 (4.80%) Embedded C
11 14 (4.20%) PHP
12 12 (3.60%) Embedded C++
12 12 (3.60%) Perl
13 7 (2.10%) PHP 5
14 6 (1.80%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.50%) XPath
16 4 (1.20%) VB
17 3 (0.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 41 (12.31%) Degree
2 25 (7.51%) Security Cleared
3 20 (6.01%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (0.90%) HND
5 3 (0.90%) ISEB
5 3 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.60%) ISSAP
6 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.30%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.30%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.30%) QA
2 4 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.90%) ISO26262
3 3 (0.90%) MISRA
3 3 (0.90%) MISRA C
4 2 (0.60%) SLA
5 1 (0.30%) DO-178B
System Software
1 16 (4.80%) Docker
2 7 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.80%) LXC
4 2 (0.60%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 49 (14.71%) Puppet
2 16 (4.80%) Graphite
3 12 (3.60%) Grafana
4 3 (0.90%) vRealize
5 2 (0.60%) Ansible
5 2 (0.60%) Kibana
5 2 (0.60%) logstash
5 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.30%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 56 (16.82%) Oracle
2 27 (8.11%) Informatica
2 27 (8.11%) Pega
3 15 (4.50%) WSO2
4 13 (3.90%) BEA
5 12 (3.60%) Microsoft
6 11 (3.30%) VMware
7 9 (2.70%) Cisco
7 9 (2.70%) webMethods
8 8 (2.40%) IBM
9 7 (2.10%) Zend
10 6 (1.80%) Citrix
11 5 (1.50%) SAP
11 5 (1.50%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.20%) EMC
13 3 (0.90%) BMC
13 3 (0.90%) CheckPoint
13 3 (0.90%) HP
13 3 (0.90%) NetApp
13 3 (0.90%) Red Hat
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