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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 453 495 467
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -28
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 173 128 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.30% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 77 97
Median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £658 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £445 £406
% change year-on-year
+12.35% +9.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 £31.44 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.37% -47.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £31.44 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+19.27% -47.60%
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
41317 42757 40955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.43% 81.22% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27580 28391 26049
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1057 1189 1143
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +38.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £47.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +58 101 £500 -6.10% 49
Yorkshire +38 27 £500 +12.67% 5
South East +16 18 £400 +14.28% 10
West Midlands -34 16 £465 -8.37% 3
North East -24 4 £531 -16.66% 1
East Midlands -10 2 £525 -
South West +13 1 - - 6
North West +10 1 £538 +39.61% 2
East of England +1 1 - - 7
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 209 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (38.08%) TDD
3 115 (35.60%) Java
4 113 (34.98%) HTML
5 107 (33.13%) Scrum
6 91 (28.17%) CSS
7 78 (24.15%) HTML5
8 73 (22.60%) MongoDB
9 65 (20.12%) REST
10 64 (19.81%) JavaScript
10 64 (19.81%) Mentoring
11 63 (19.50%) SQL
12 62 (19.20%) Open Source
12 62 (19.20%) Git (software)
13 61 (18.89%) Kanban
14 59 (18.27%) User Stories
15 57 (17.65%) Spring
16 56 (17.34%) OO
17 55 (17.03%) Finance
18 53 (16.41%) JSON
19 52 (16.10%) Continuous Delivery
19 52 (16.10%) Prototyping
20 51 (15.79%) Microservices
20 51 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
21 50 (15.48%) Linux
21 50 (15.48%) .NET
22 49 (15.17%) NoSQL
23 48 (14.86%) CSS3
23 48 (14.86%) Scala
24 44 (13.62%) Play Framework

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 19 (5.88%) Confluence
2 10 (3.10%) Apache
3 9 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (2.48%) JBoss
5 7 (2.17%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.86%) CMS
6 6 (1.86%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.55%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.55%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.24%) Drupal
9 3 (0.93%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.62%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.62%) WildFly
11 1 (0.31%) GemFire
11 1 (0.31%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 4 (1.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.62%) Windchill
4 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.62%) ENOVIA
2 2 (0.62%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.31%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.93%) SaaS
5 2 (0.62%) GitHub
5 2 (0.62%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.62%) Heroku
5 2 (0.62%) Office 365
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.31%) IaaS
6 1 (0.31%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.31%) PaaS
6 1 (0.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.98%) HTTP
2 11 (3.41%) DVB
3 6 (1.86%) LDAP
4 5 (1.55%) Internet
5 3 (0.93%) Skype
6 2 (0.62%) Firewall
6 2 (0.62%) LAN
6 2 (0.62%) SSL
6 2 (0.62%) WAN
7 1 (0.31%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.31%) Intranet
7 1 (0.31%) PBX
7 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.31%) VPN
7 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (22.60%) MongoDB
2 51 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
3 49 (15.17%) NoSQL
4 40 (12.38%) MySQL
5 36 (11.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 25 (7.74%) Oracle OWB
7 16 (4.95%) SQL Server
8 8 (2.48%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.17%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.86%) Big Data
10 6 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.86%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.24%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.62%) Mixpanel
14 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 62 (19.20%) Git (software)
2 37 (11.46%) Maven
3 25 (7.74%) ClearQuest
4 24 (7.43%) JIRA
5 15 (4.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 15 (4.64%) ClearCase
6 13 (4.02%) SoapUI
7 12 (3.72%) Eclipse
7 12 (3.72%) Jenkins
8 10 (3.10%) JUnit
9 9 (2.79%) Subversion
10 8 (2.48%) IntelliJ
10 8 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (2.17%) Gradle
11 7 (2.17%) gulp
11 7 (2.17%) WebDriver
12 5 (1.55%) Mockito
12 5 (1.55%) Selenium
13 4 (1.24%) GitLab
13 4 (1.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (17.03%) Finance
2 28 (8.67%) Banking
3 8 (2.48%) Marketing
4 6 (1.86%) Law
4 6 (1.86%) Publishing
5 5 (1.55%) Automotive
5 5 (1.55%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.55%) Retail
6 4 (1.24%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.24%) Front Office
7 3 (0.93%) Back Office
7 3 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.62%) Advertising
8 2 (0.62%) Games
9 1 (0.31%) Avionics
9 1 (0.31%) Billing
9 1 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) Legal
9 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 146 (45.20%) Architect
2 119 (36.84%) Developer
3 57 (17.65%) Software Architect
4 42 (13.00%) Technical Architect
5 38 (11.76%) Java Developer
6 34 (10.53%) Java Architect
7 28 (8.67%) Digital Architect
8 25 (7.74%) Java Software Architect
8 25 (7.74%) Senior Architect
9 19 (5.88%) Senior Developer
10 18 (5.57%) Solutions Architect
10 18 (5.57%) Technical Leader
11 16 (4.95%) JavaScript Developer
11 16 (4.95%) Lead Developer
11 16 (4.95%) Senior Software Architect
12 14 (4.33%) Applications Architect
12 14 (4.33%) Java Technical Architect
13 13 (4.02%) .NET Developer
14 12 (3.72%) Senior Java Developer
14 12 (3.72%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (34.98%) HTML
2 91 (28.17%) CSS
3 78 (24.15%) HTML5
4 65 (20.12%) REST
5 57 (17.65%) Spring
6 53 (16.41%) JSON
7 50 (15.48%) .NET
8 48 (14.86%) CSS3
9 44 (13.62%) AngularJS
9 44 (13.62%) Play Framework
10 42 (13.00%) Web Services
11 35 (10.84%) Ruby on Rails
12 34 (10.53%) Node.js
13 33 (10.22%) Ajax
13 33 (10.22%) Django
14 32 (9.91%) Spring Boot
14 32 (9.91%) XML
15 31 (9.60%) J2EE
16 29 (8.98%) RESTful
17 27 (8.36%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.22%) User Experience
2 29 (8.98%) Computer Science
3 19 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 18 (5.57%) Semantic Web
5 14 (4.33%) Management Information System
6 13 (4.02%) Data Structures
7 12 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (3.72%) STB
8 11 (3.41%) Digital TV
9 10 (3.10%) MPEG
10 7 (2.17%) iPad
11 6 (1.86%) Mainframe
12 5 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.55%) Mobile App
13 4 (1.24%) Social Media
14 3 (0.93%) Data Centre
15 2 (0.62%) Hedge funds
15 2 (0.62%) Life Science
15 2 (0.62%) Mathematics
15 2 (0.62%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.48%) Linux
2 12 (3.72%) Unix
3 8 (2.48%) Windows
4 6 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.55%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.55%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.62%) Android
8 1 (0.31%) CentOS
8 1 (0.31%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (38.08%) TDD
3 107 (33.13%) Scrum
4 64 (19.81%) Mentoring
5 62 (19.20%) Open Source
6 61 (18.89%) Kanban
7 59 (18.27%) User Stories
8 56 (17.34%) OO
9 52 (16.10%) Continuous Delivery
9 52 (16.10%) Prototyping
10 51 (15.79%) Microservices
11 43 (13.31%) Continuous Integration
12 39 (12.07%) SOA
13 35 (10.84%) Configuration Management
14 32 (9.91%) Line Management
14 32 (9.91%) MVC
15 31 (9.60%) Product Management
15 31 (9.60%) Software Engineering
16 29 (8.98%) UML
16 29 (8.98%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 115 (35.60%) Java
2 64 (19.81%) JavaScript
3 63 (19.50%) SQL
4 48 (14.86%) Scala
5 43 (13.31%) Ruby
6 29 (8.98%) C#
7 22 (6.81%) C++
8 21 (6.50%) C
9 20 (6.19%) Python
10 19 (5.88%) PHP
11 18 (5.57%) PL/SQL
12 15 (4.64%) Shell Script
13 8 (2.48%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.55%) Perl
15 4 (1.24%) Embedded C
15 4 (1.24%) R
15 4 (1.24%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.24%) XAML
16 3 (0.93%) Ada 95
16 3 (0.93%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 31 (9.60%) Degree
2 12 (3.72%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.86%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.24%) ISEB
4 4 (1.24%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.93%) CCNA
5 3 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.31%) CEH
6 1 (0.31%) CITP
6 1 (0.31%) ECSA
6 1 (0.31%) GIAC
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.31%) OSCP
6 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.31%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.19%) QA
2 3 (0.93%) DO-178B
2 3 (0.93%) SLA
3 2 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.62%) PA-DSS
3 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 21 (6.50%) Docker
2 6 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.93%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.93%) XenApp
4 1 (0.31%) HDFS
4 1 (0.31%) vCloud
4 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 37 (11.46%) Puppet
2 18 (5.57%) Graphite
3 11 (3.41%) Grafana
4 7 (2.17%) Consul
5 3 (0.93%) Ansible
5 3 (0.93%) Nagios
5 3 (0.93%) ThinApp
6 2 (0.62%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.31%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.31%) Nmap
7 1 (0.31%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.31%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.31%) Salt
7 1 (0.31%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 40 (12.38%) Oracle
2 15 (4.64%) WSO2
3 14 (4.33%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.10%) Google
4 10 (3.10%) Red Hat
5 8 (2.48%) VMware
6 7 (2.17%) IBM
7 6 (1.86%) webMethods
8 4 (1.24%) Citrix
8 4 (1.24%) Informatica
8 4 (1.24%) Sybase
9 3 (0.93%) Adobe
9 3 (0.93%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.93%) BEA
9 3 (0.93%) Pega
9 3 (0.93%) Splunk
10 2 (0.62%) Coverity
10 2 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.62%) Serena
10 2 (0.62%) Sitecore
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