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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 487 499 470
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -29
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 150 122 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.29% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 75 74
Median daily rate £438 £450 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +13.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £665 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.75 £52.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-20.95% -
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
41454 41365 38999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.05% 80.00% 78.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 27626 27425 24650
Median daily rate £448 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £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 961 1085 1124
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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
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 28 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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 +43 84 £431 -9.21% 51
West Midlands -23 24 £488 +14.70% 1
Yorkshire +12 15 £463 +2.77% 11
South East -2 13 £438 +25.00% 9
East Midlands +3 10 £356 - 2
East of England +20 2 £500 +10.49% 6
South West +2 1 £615 +70.83% 4
North East -49 1 £300 -53.84%
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 178 (58.36%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (39.02%) Java
3 99 (32.46%) HTML
4 93 (30.49%) MongoDB
5 90 (29.51%) TDD
6 87 (28.52%) Git (software)
7 79 (25.90%) CSS
8 78 (25.57%) Linux
9 75 (24.59%) Scrum
10 73 (23.93%) SQL
11 72 (23.61%) Spring
12 71 (23.28%) Open Source
13 69 (22.62%) JavaScript
14 67 (21.97%) OO
15 64 (20.98%) HTML5
16 61 (20.00%) Puppet
16 61 (20.00%) REST
17 58 (19.02%) JSON
18 50 (16.39%) Microservices
19 49 (16.07%) Continuous Delivery
20 48 (15.74%) .NET
20 48 (15.74%) Maven
21 47 (15.41%) Oracle
21 47 (15.41%) HTTP
22 46 (15.08%) Node.js
22 46 (15.08%) Scala
22 46 (15.08%) Spring Boot
23 44 (14.43%) Mentoring
23 44 (14.43%) Play Framework
23 44 (14.43%) NoSQL

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 25 (8.20%) Confluence
2 16 (5.25%) Apache
3 5 (1.64%) WebLogic
3 5 (1.64%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.31%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.98%) CMS
5 3 (0.98%) JBoss
5 3 (0.98%) nginx
5 3 (0.98%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.66%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.66%) Drupal
6 2 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.33%) GemFire
7 1 (0.33%) Mule
7 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (1.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.57%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.30%) Heroku
4 5 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.31%) SaaS
6 2 (0.66%) GitHub
6 2 (0.66%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.66%) IaaS
6 2 (0.66%) Office 365
7 1 (0.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 47 (15.41%) HTTP
2 14 (4.59%) DVB
3 9 (2.95%) Internet
4 4 (1.31%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.98%) LDAP
6 2 (0.66%) Firewall
6 2 (0.66%) LAN
6 2 (0.66%) MPLS
6 2 (0.66%) Skype
6 2 (0.66%) VPN
6 2 (0.66%) WAN
7 1 (0.33%) Intranet
7 1 (0.33%) OpenFlow
7 1 (0.33%) PBX
7 1 (0.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (30.49%) MongoDB
2 44 (14.43%) NoSQL
3 40 (13.11%) Oracle OWB
4 38 (12.46%) MySQL
4 38 (12.46%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (8.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (5.57%) SQL Server
7 7 (2.30%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.31%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.98%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.98%) Redis
9 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.66%) Big Data
10 2 (0.66%) DB2
10 2 (0.66%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 87 (28.52%) Git (software)
2 48 (15.74%) Maven
3 40 (13.11%) ClearQuest
4 36 (11.80%) JIRA
5 26 (8.52%) ClearCase
6 24 (7.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (5.57%) SoapUI
8 14 (4.59%) Jenkins
8 14 (4.59%) WebDriver
9 12 (3.93%) Subversion
10 10 (3.28%) JUnit
11 9 (2.95%) Eclipse
12 7 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (1.97%) gulp
13 6 (1.97%) PHPUnit
14 5 (1.64%) Mockito
14 5 (1.64%) Visual Studio
15 4 (1.31%) IntelliJ
15 4 (1.31%) Selenium
16 3 (0.98%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (14.43%) Finance
2 22 (7.21%) Banking
3 9 (2.95%) Law
4 5 (1.64%) Marketing
4 5 (1.64%) Retail
5 4 (1.31%) Front Office
5 4 (1.31%) Publishing
6 3 (0.98%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.98%) Legal
6 3 (0.98%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.66%) Avionics
8 1 (0.33%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 149 (48.85%) Architect
2 107 (35.08%) Developer
3 78 (25.57%) Software Architect
4 46 (15.08%) Java Architect
5 41 (13.44%) Technical Architect
6 35 (11.48%) Java Software Architect
7 30 (9.84%) Senior Architect
8 27 (8.85%) Java Developer
9 25 (8.20%) Digital Architect
10 20 (6.56%) Senior Developer
10 20 (6.56%) Senior Software Architect
11 19 (6.23%) JavaScript Developer
12 17 (5.57%) Senior Java Architect
12 17 (5.57%) Solutions Architect
13 14 (4.59%) PHP Developer
14 13 (4.26%) Java Technical Architect
15 12 (3.93%) .NET Developer
15 12 (3.93%) Embedded Engineer
16 11 (3.61%) Full Stack Developer
16 11 (3.61%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (32.46%) HTML
2 79 (25.90%) CSS
3 72 (23.61%) Spring
4 64 (20.98%) HTML5
5 61 (20.00%) REST
6 58 (19.02%) JSON
7 48 (15.74%) .NET
8 46 (15.08%) Node.js
8 46 (15.08%) Spring Boot
9 44 (14.43%) Play Framework
10 42 (13.77%) RESTful
11 40 (13.11%) RabbitMQ
12 37 (12.13%) AngularJS
13 35 (11.48%) Web Services
14 34 (11.15%) CSS3
15 28 (9.18%) J2EE
16 24 (7.87%) Ajax
16 24 (7.87%) Hystrix
16 24 (7.87%) WireMock
17 23 (7.54%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.15%) Computer Science
2 32 (10.49%) User Experience
3 23 (7.54%) Algorithms
4 21 (6.89%) Digital TV
4 21 (6.89%) STB
5 18 (5.90%) Data Structures
6 14 (4.59%) MPEG
7 11 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (3.28%) Semantic Web
9 9 (2.95%) Management Information System
10 7 (2.30%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (2.30%) iPad
11 6 (1.97%) Device Driver
12 5 (1.64%) Mobile App
13 4 (1.31%) Social Media
14 3 (0.98%) Data Centre
14 3 (0.98%) Digital Media
14 3 (0.98%) Hedge funds
14 3 (0.98%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 78 (25.57%) Linux
2 21 (6.89%) Unix
3 7 (2.30%) Windows
4 6 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.98%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.98%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.66%) Android
8 1 (0.33%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.33%) SUSE
8 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (58.36%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (29.51%) TDD
3 75 (24.59%) Scrum
4 71 (23.28%) Open Source
5 67 (21.97%) OO
6 50 (16.39%) Microservices
7 49 (16.07%) Continuous Delivery
8 44 (14.43%) Mentoring
9 42 (13.77%) Waterfall
10 41 (13.44%) Project Planning
11 39 (12.79%) User Stories
12 38 (12.46%) RUP
13 37 (12.13%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (10.49%) SOA
15 29 (9.51%) Kanban
15 29 (9.51%) MVC
16 27 (8.85%) Configuration Management
16 27 (8.85%) Prototyping
17 24 (7.87%) DevOps
18 23 (7.54%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 119 (39.02%) Java
2 73 (23.93%) SQL
3 69 (22.62%) JavaScript
4 46 (15.08%) Scala
5 33 (10.82%) C++
6 28 (9.18%) Ruby
7 27 (8.85%) C
8 26 (8.52%) C#
9 22 (7.21%) PHP
10 21 (6.89%) Python
11 17 (5.57%) Shell Script
12 16 (5.25%) PL/SQL
13 7 (2.30%) PHP 5
14 5 (1.64%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.98%) Ada
15 3 (0.98%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.98%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.98%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.98%) XAML
15 3 (0.98%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (9.51%) Degree
2 9 (2.95%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.31%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.98%) CCNA
4 3 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.33%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.33%) CEH
6 1 (0.33%) CITP
6 1 (0.33%) ECSA
6 1 (0.33%) GIAC
6 1 (0.33%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.33%) OSCP
6 1 (0.33%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.57%) QA
2 4 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.98%) DO-178B
3 3 (0.98%) SLA
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 27 (8.85%) Docker
2 4 (1.31%) LXC
3 3 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 61 (20.00%) Puppet
2 27 (8.85%) Graphite
3 20 (6.56%) Grafana
4 7 (2.30%) Consul
5 3 (0.98%) Ansible
5 3 (0.98%) Nagios
6 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.33%) Nmap
7 1 (0.33%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.33%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 47 (15.41%) Oracle
2 25 (8.20%) WSO2
3 12 (3.93%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.61%) Pega
5 10 (3.28%) Informatica
6 8 (2.62%) Red Hat
6 8 (2.62%) Zend
7 6 (1.97%) Google
7 6 (1.97%) VMware
8 4 (1.31%) Citrix
9 3 (0.98%) Splunk
9 3 (0.98%) webMethods
10 2 (0.66%) Adobe
10 2 (0.66%) Cisco
10 2 (0.66%) Coverity
10 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.66%) Serena
10 2 (0.66%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.33%) IBM
11 1 (0.33%) Temenos
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