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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 489 500 479
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 138 111 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 68 66
Median daily rate £475 £550 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £675 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £430 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.37% +14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +13.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +13.86%
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
40456 39044 37496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.11% 79.32% 78.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 27087 25129 24044
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 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 906 1122 1153
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 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 25 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 +33 48 £488 - 2
London +12 46 £460 -16.36% 49
South East -16 25 £406 +1.56% 16
Yorkshire +8 9 £400 +23.07% 7
East Midlands - 3 £615 -
East of England +7 2 £500 - 7
South West -15 2 £615 +41.37% 9
North East -51 2 £350 -46.15%
North West -19 1 £700 +19.14% 5
Software Architecture
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Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 180 (55.21%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (40.80%) Java
3 111 (34.05%) HTML
4 100 (30.67%) Git (software)
5 98 (30.06%) SQL
6 90 (27.61%) Scrum
7 81 (24.85%) HTTP
8 77 (23.62%) CSS
9 74 (22.70%) JavaScript
9 74 (22.70%) TDD
10 72 (22.09%) Linux
11 70 (21.47%) MongoDB
11 70 (21.47%) Node.js
12 68 (20.86%) REST
13 67 (20.55%) Open Source
13 67 (20.55%) OO
14 64 (19.63%) Spring
15 61 (18.71%) C++
15 61 (18.71%) HTML5
16 59 (18.10%) SOA
17 56 (17.18%) RESTful
18 55 (16.87%) JSON
18 55 (16.87%) Oracle
19 54 (16.56%) Computer Science
20 51 (15.64%) .NET
21 50 (15.34%) C
21 50 (15.34%) Puppet
22 45 (13.80%) Continuous Integration
23 44 (13.50%) User Stories
24 42 (12.88%) Waterfall

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 70 (21.47%) Node.js
2 21 (6.44%) Confluence
3 13 (3.99%) Apache
3 13 (3.99%) WebLogic
4 8 (2.45%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.15%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.84%) nginx
7 4 (1.23%) CMS
7 4 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.92%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.61%) JBoss
9 2 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.31%) CICS
10 1 (0.31%) Documentum
10 1 (0.31%) IIS
10 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (1.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.53%) Heroku
1 5 (1.53%) IaaS
2 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.92%) SaaS
3 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.61%) GitHub
3 2 (0.61%) Office 365
4 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (24.85%) HTTP
2 26 (7.98%) DVB
3 13 (3.99%) Internet
3 13 (3.99%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.53%) Firewall
5 4 (1.23%) Intranet
5 4 (1.23%) LAN
5 4 (1.23%) MPLS
5 4 (1.23%) VPN
5 4 (1.23%) WAN
6 3 (0.92%) LDAP
7 2 (0.61%) AMQP
7 2 (0.61%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.31%) 802.15
8 1 (0.31%) Multicast
8 1 (0.31%) OpenFlow
8 1 (0.31%) PBX
8 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.31%) Wireless
8 1 (0.31%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (21.47%) MongoDB
2 41 (12.58%) NoSQL
3 39 (11.96%) Oracle OWB
4 27 (8.28%) MySQL
5 23 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (5.52%) SQL Server
7 16 (4.91%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.84%) Redis
9 5 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.23%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.92%) DTS
11 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.92%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.61%) DB2
12 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.31%) OLTP
13 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 100 (30.67%) Git (software)
2 39 (11.96%) ClearQuest
3 38 (11.66%) Maven
4 34 (10.43%) JIRA
5 31 (9.51%) ClearCase
6 22 (6.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (4.91%) Jenkins
8 14 (4.29%) SoapUI
8 14 (4.29%) WebDriver
9 13 (3.99%) Subversion
10 11 (3.37%) gulp
11 8 (2.45%) CA Gen
12 6 (1.84%) PHPUnit
13 5 (1.53%) Visual Studio
14 4 (1.23%) JUnit
15 3 (0.92%) Mercurial
15 3 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
15 3 (0.92%) Selenium
16 2 (0.61%) Cucumber
16 2 (0.61%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (12.88%) Finance
2 13 (3.99%) Banking
3 11 (3.37%) Law
4 5 (1.53%) Retail
4 5 (1.53%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.23%) Marketing
6 3 (0.92%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.92%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.92%) Legal
7 2 (0.61%) Advertising
7 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.61%) Billing
7 2 (0.61%) Publishing
8 1 (0.31%) Avionics
8 1 (0.31%) Electronics
8 1 (0.31%) Front Office
8 1 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 153 (46.93%) Architect
2 93 (28.53%) Developer
3 73 (22.39%) Software Architect
4 40 (12.27%) Java Architect
5 39 (11.96%) Senior Architect
5 39 (11.96%) Technical Architect
6 30 (9.20%) Digital Architect
6 30 (9.20%) Java Software Architect
7 28 (8.59%) Software Engineer
8 27 (8.28%) Embedded Engineer
9 26 (7.98%) Solutions Architect
10 24 (7.36%) Senior Developer
11 23 (7.06%) Java Developer
12 21 (6.44%) Full Stack Developer
13 20 (6.13%) Senior Software Architect
14 19 (5.83%) Embedded C++ Engineer
15 18 (5.52%) Embedded C Engineer
16 17 (5.21%) JavaScript Developer
16 17 (5.21%) Senior Java Architect
17 14 (4.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (34.05%) HTML
2 77 (23.62%) CSS
3 68 (20.86%) REST
4 64 (19.63%) Spring
5 61 (18.71%) HTML5
6 56 (17.18%) RESTful
7 55 (16.87%) JSON
8 51 (15.64%) .NET
9 41 (12.58%) J2EE
10 39 (11.96%) Web Services
11 37 (11.35%) Spring Boot
12 32 (9.82%) Play Framework
13 30 (9.20%) RabbitMQ
14 26 (7.98%) Express
15 25 (7.67%) AngularJS
16 23 (7.06%) hapi
16 23 (7.06%) XML
17 21 (6.44%) ELK Stack
18 20 (6.13%) CSS3
18 20 (6.13%) Hystrix
Miscellaneous
1 54 (16.56%) Computer Science
2 37 (11.35%) STB
3 36 (11.04%) DTV
4 30 (9.20%) Algorithms
5 26 (7.98%) MPEG
5 26 (7.98%) User Experience
6 25 (7.67%) Data Structures
7 15 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (3.68%) iPad
9 11 (3.37%) Embedded Systems
10 9 (2.76%) Device Driver
11 5 (1.53%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.53%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.23%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.92%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.92%) Online Banking
13 3 (0.92%) Social Media
14 2 (0.61%) Data Centre
14 2 (0.61%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 72 (22.09%) Linux
2 36 (11.04%) Unix
3 12 (3.68%) Windows
4 6 (1.84%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.23%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.92%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.61%) Solaris
7 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.31%) Android
8 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.31%) SUSE
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (55.21%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (27.61%) Scrum
3 74 (22.70%) TDD
4 67 (20.55%) OO
4 67 (20.55%) Open Source
5 59 (18.10%) SOA
6 45 (13.80%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (13.50%) User Stories
8 42 (12.88%) Microservices
8 42 (12.88%) Waterfall
9 39 (11.96%) Project Planning
10 37 (11.35%) RUP
11 36 (11.04%) Software Engineering
12 35 (10.74%) Continuous Delivery
13 32 (9.82%) Mentoring
14 30 (9.20%) OOD
15 24 (7.36%) Configuration Management
16 23 (7.06%) Kanban
16 23 (7.06%) Multithreading
17 22 (6.75%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 133 (40.80%) Java
2 98 (30.06%) SQL
3 74 (22.70%) JavaScript
4 61 (18.71%) C++
5 50 (15.34%) C
6 34 (10.43%) Scala
7 33 (10.12%) C#
8 26 (7.98%) Shell Script
9 25 (7.67%) PL/SQL
10 24 (7.36%) Python
11 17 (5.21%) Ruby
12 16 (4.91%) PHP
13 14 (4.29%) Embedded C
14 11 (3.37%) Perl
15 10 (3.07%) Embedded C++
16 7 (2.15%) PHP 5
17 6 (1.84%) XPath
18 4 (1.23%) VB
19 3 (0.92%) Objective-C
19 3 (0.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (12.27%) Degree
2 22 (6.75%) Security Cleared
3 18 (5.52%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (0.92%) HND
6 2 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.31%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.31%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.29%) QA
2 4 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.61%) SLA
4 1 (0.31%) ISO26262
4 1 (0.31%) MISRA
4 1 (0.31%) MISRA C
System Software
1 20 (6.13%) Docker
2 8 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.84%) LXC
4 2 (0.61%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 50 (15.34%) Puppet
2 20 (6.13%) Graphite
3 14 (4.29%) Grafana
4 3 (0.92%) Ansible
4 3 (0.92%) vRealize
5 2 (0.61%) Kibana
5 2 (0.61%) logstash
5 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.31%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 55 (16.87%) Oracle
2 24 (7.36%) Informatica
2 24 (7.36%) Pega
3 15 (4.60%) WSO2
4 13 (3.99%) Microsoft
5 12 (3.68%) VMware
6 10 (3.07%) BEA
7 9 (2.76%) Cisco
7 9 (2.76%) webMethods
8 8 (2.45%) Zend
9 6 (1.84%) Citrix
10 5 (1.53%) IBM
10 5 (1.53%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.92%) BMC
11 3 (0.92%) CA
11 3 (0.92%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.92%) HP
11 3 (0.92%) NetApp
11 3 (0.92%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.92%) Temenos
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