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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 485 449 450
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +1
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 94 102 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.29% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 64 33
Average daily rate
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£513 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £645 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £385 £338
% change year-on-year
+39.61% +14.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -
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
37095 34787 31991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.83% 74.29% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24706 21803 19148
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1077 1341
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Software Architecture Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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 +15 44 £500 +14.28% 11
South East -43 18 £325 -18.85% 17
Yorkshire +3 17 £569 - 4
South West -22 7 £425 - 4
North West -9 3 £450 +157.14% 4
East of England -14 2 £298 -0.83% 2
North East -27 2 £556 +85.10%
East Midlands +5 1 - - 1
West Midlands -14 1 - - 1
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (27.24%) Java
3 62 (25.20%) OO
4 56 (22.76%) Linux
5 52 (21.14%) HTML
6 48 (19.51%) C++
6 48 (19.51%) .NET
7 45 (18.29%) JavaScript
8 44 (17.89%) C#
8 44 (17.89%) SQL
9 43 (17.48%) Scrum
9 43 (17.48%) Software Engineering
10 40 (16.26%) Oracle
10 40 (16.26%) C
11 37 (15.04%) Web Services
12 34 (13.82%) CSS
12 34 (13.82%) Mentoring
13 33 (13.41%) UML
13 33 (13.41%) Finance
13 33 (13.41%) Degree
14 32 (13.01%) SOA
15 31 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (12.60%) Open Source
15 31 (12.60%) REST
16 28 (11.38%) Ruby
17 27 (10.98%) QA
17 27 (10.98%) Microsoft
17 27 (10.98%) Python
18 26 (10.57%) TDD
18 26 (10.57%) JSON

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (7.72%) JBoss
2 14 (5.69%) Apache
3 11 (4.47%) WebLogic
4 9 (3.66%) Node.js
5 8 (3.25%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.85%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.44%) CMS
7 6 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.63%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.22%) CICS
9 3 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.81%) Mule
10 2 (0.81%) WordPress
10 2 (0.81%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.41%) IIS
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.41%) Jetty
11 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (2.03%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (2.03%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.85%) SaaS
2 5 (2.03%) GitHub
3 3 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.81%) Route 53
4 2 (0.81%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.81%) ElastiCache
4 2 (0.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.91%) DVB
2 12 (4.88%) Internet
3 9 (3.66%) Firewall
4 7 (2.85%) LDAP
5 4 (1.63%) ZigBee
6 3 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.22%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.22%) VPN
6 3 (1.22%) LTE
6 3 (1.22%) Intranet
7 2 (0.81%) AMQP
7 2 (0.81%) DLNA
7 2 (0.81%) LAN
7 2 (0.81%) WAN
7 2 (0.81%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.81%) DSL
8 1 (0.41%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.41%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.41%) Network Security
8 1 (0.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.94%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.72%) MySQL
3 17 (6.91%) NoSQL
4 16 (6.50%) Relational Database
5 14 (5.69%) Oracle Database
5 14 (5.69%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (5.28%) MongoDB
7 12 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (2.85%) DB2
9 5 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.03%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (1.63%) InterSystems Cache
10 4 (1.63%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.22%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.22%) SQLite
12 2 (0.81%) OLTP
12 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 21 (8.54%) Git (software)
2 19 (7.72%) Subversion
3 18 (7.32%) ClearCase
4 14 (5.69%) Selenium
4 14 (5.69%) Jenkins
5 12 (4.88%) Maven
5 12 (4.88%) JUnit
6 9 (3.66%) Eclipse
7 7 (2.85%) JIRA
7 7 (2.85%) RSpec
7 7 (2.85%) Hudson
8 6 (2.44%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.63%) Redmine
9 4 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.63%) Bugzilla
10 3 (1.22%) Xcode
10 3 (1.22%) Gradle
10 3 (1.22%) Gerrit
10 3 (1.22%) Ant
11 2 (0.81%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 33 (13.41%) Finance
2 21 (8.54%) Banking
3 19 (7.72%) Front Office
4 13 (5.28%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.03%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.03%) Law
6 3 (1.22%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.22%) Marketing
6 3 (1.22%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.81%) Games
8 1 (0.41%) Automotive
8 1 (0.41%) Electronics
8 1 (0.41%) French Language
Job Titles
1 94 (38.21%) Developer
2 75 (30.49%) Architect
3 24 (9.76%) Technical Architect
4 23 (9.35%) Software Engineer
5 20 (8.13%) Digital Architect
6 16 (6.50%) Java Developer
7 15 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (5.28%) Software Developer
8 13 (5.28%) C# Developer
8 13 (5.28%) Senior Architect
9 11 (4.47%) PHP Developer
9 11 (4.47%) Senior Developer
10 10 (4.07%) Web Developer
11 9 (3.66%) Analyst
11 9 (3.66%) .NET Developer
11 9 (3.66%) Embedded Software Developer
12 8 (3.25%) Senior Digital Architect
12 8 (3.25%) Programmer
12 8 (3.25%) C++ Software Engineer
13 7 (2.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (21.14%) HTML
2 48 (19.51%) .NET
3 37 (15.04%) Web Services
4 34 (13.82%) CSS
5 31 (12.60%) REST
6 26 (10.57%) JSON
7 25 (10.16%) Spring
8 24 (9.76%) XML
9 22 (8.94%) JMS
9 22 (8.94%) jQuery
9 22 (8.94%) HTML5
10 20 (8.13%) SOAP
11 19 (7.72%) J2EE
12 18 (7.32%) POSIX
12 18 (7.32%) Ruby on Rails
13 17 (6.91%) JSP
14 16 (6.50%) Ajax
15 15 (6.10%) Middleware
15 15 (6.10%) JDBC
16 14 (5.69%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.60%) Open Source
2 22 (8.94%) User Experience
2 22 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (8.54%) Computer Science
4 19 (7.72%) STB
5 17 (6.91%) DTV
6 10 (4.07%) Algorithms
7 9 (3.66%) Physics
8 8 (3.25%) Mathematics
8 8 (3.25%) Data Structures
9 7 (2.85%) Mobile App
10 6 (2.44%) iPad
11 5 (2.03%) N-Tier
12 4 (1.63%) Client/Server
13 3 (1.22%) Market Risk
13 3 (1.22%) Learning Management System
13 3 (1.22%) Visualisation
13 3 (1.22%) Management Information System
13 3 (1.22%) Statistics
13 3 (1.22%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 56 (22.76%) Linux
2 23 (9.35%) UNIX
3 16 (6.50%) Windows
4 6 (2.44%) Android
5 5 (2.03%) Debian
6 3 (1.22%) SUSE
6 3 (1.22%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.81%) CentOS
7 2 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.81%) Solaris
8 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.41%) zOS
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.41%) OpenWrt
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (25.20%) OO
3 43 (17.48%) Scrum
3 43 (17.48%) Software Engineering
4 34 (13.82%) Mentoring
5 33 (13.41%) UML
6 32 (13.01%) SOA
7 31 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (10.57%) TDD
9 24 (9.76%) Multithreading
10 23 (9.35%) MVC
11 19 (7.72%) Project Management
12 18 (7.32%) Configuration Management
13 17 (6.91%) E-Commerce
14 15 (6.10%) Analytics
15 14 (5.69%) Unit Testing
15 14 (5.69%) OOD
15 14 (5.69%) Pair Programming
15 14 (5.69%) Refactoring
16 13 (5.28%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 67 (27.24%) Java
2 48 (19.51%) C++
3 45 (18.29%) JavaScript
4 44 (17.89%) C#
4 44 (17.89%) SQL
5 40 (16.26%) C
6 28 (11.38%) Ruby
7 27 (10.98%) Python
8 17 (6.91%) PHP
9 13 (5.28%) Scala
10 7 (2.85%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.85%) Embedded C
10 7 (2.85%) XAML
11 6 (2.44%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.03%) Perl
13 4 (1.63%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.63%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.22%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.41%) Groovy
15 1 (0.41%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 33 (13.41%) Degree
2 11 (4.47%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.41%) PhD
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.41%) PMP
4 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.98%) QA
2 3 (1.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.22%) Varnish
2 2 (0.81%) vCloud
2 2 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.41%) XenApp
3 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.41%) NDS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.63%) Puppet
2 2 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.81%) Ansible
3 1 (0.41%) logstash
3 1 (0.41%) Salt
3 1 (0.41%) Kibana
3 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.41%) Control-M
3 1 (0.41%) SCOM
3 1 (0.41%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.41%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 40 (16.26%) Oracle
2 27 (10.98%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.44%) ATG
3 6 (2.44%) Endeca
4 5 (2.03%) IBM
5 4 (1.63%) Splunk
6 3 (1.22%) VMware
6 3 (1.22%) Zend
7 2 (0.81%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.81%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.81%) Cisco
7 2 (0.81%) Informatica
8 1 (0.41%) Nokia
8 1 (0.41%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.41%) Apple
8 1 (0.41%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.41%) Citrix
8 1 (0.41%) BEA
8 1 (0.41%) Open Text
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