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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architecture
UK / England
Rank 422 442 488
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +46
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 145 163 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.35% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.43% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 94 60
Median daily rate £456 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.74% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £330 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £629 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £355 £408
% change year-on-year
+16.19% -12.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Median hourly rate £52.50 £50.20 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.59% +0.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.35 £50.00 £37.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.62 £54.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
33619 38152 36402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.40% 82.04% 78.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22424 25073 23863
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 835 1113 967
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +44 88 £500 - 41
South East -18 22 £426 +20.92% 11
Yorkshire +19 14 £388 -16.21% 5
East of England -8 7 £413 +15.58% 10
North West +26 5 £550 +41.93% 2
South West +5 3 - - 6
North East -17 3 £488 +52.94% 2
East Midlands +7 2 - - 4
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 210 (65.83%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (36.36%) Scrum
3 111 (34.80%) TDD
4 107 (33.54%) Java
5 81 (25.39%) HTML
6 75 (23.51%) SQL
7 72 (22.57%) Oracle
8 70 (21.94%) Kanban
9 65 (20.38%) REST
10 64 (20.06%) OO
11 63 (19.75%) SOA
12 60 (18.81%) User Stories
13 59 (18.50%) CSS
13 59 (18.50%) JSON
14 56 (17.55%) HTML5
15 53 (16.61%) Prototyping
16 49 (15.36%) Git (software)
17 48 (15.05%) J2EE
17 48 (15.05%) Finance
18 47 (14.73%) XML
19 46 (14.42%) JavaScript
19 46 (14.42%) Continuous Integration
19 46 (14.42%) Spring
19 46 (14.42%) Mentoring
20 43 (13.48%) .NET
21 42 (13.17%) Linux
22 41 (12.85%) RESTful
23 39 (12.23%) C#
24 38 (11.91%) Web Services
24 38 (11.91%) Product Management

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 28 (8.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 17 (5.33%) Confluence
3 16 (5.02%) WebLogic
4 15 (4.70%) JBoss
5 11 (3.45%) Apache
6 10 (3.13%) CMS
6 10 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
7 9 (2.82%) WebSphere
8 8 (2.51%) Apache Spark
8 8 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.88%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.88%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (1.57%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.57%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.25%) Drupal
11 4 (1.25%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.94%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (0.94%) IIS
12 3 (0.94%) Liferay
12 3 (0.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (0.94%) MS Excel
1 3 (0.94%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.63%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.63%) ENOVIA
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.63%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.15%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (5.64%) PaaS
3 15 (4.70%) IaaS
4 8 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.63%) GitHub
5 2 (0.63%) Office 365
5 2 (0.63%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.63%) SaaS
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.31%) Heroku
6 1 (0.31%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.46%) Internet
2 21 (6.58%) HTTP
3 17 (5.33%) LDAP
4 13 (4.08%) DMARC
5 11 (3.45%) DKIM
5 11 (3.45%) SMTP
6 10 (3.13%) DVB
7 8 (2.51%) Firewall
8 7 (2.19%) TCP/IP
9 6 (1.88%) DNS
10 4 (1.25%) SSL
10 4 (1.25%) VPN
10 4 (1.25%) WAN
11 3 (0.94%) DHCP
11 3 (0.94%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.94%) FTP
11 3 (0.94%) LAN
11 3 (0.94%) SAN
11 3 (0.94%) Wireless
12 2 (0.63%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (10.97%) NoSQL
2 34 (10.66%) PostgreSQL
3 32 (10.03%) MongoDB
4 31 (9.72%) MySQL
5 29 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 18 (5.64%) Oracle Database
7 17 (5.33%) SQL Server
8 16 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (5.02%) Hadoop
9 12 (3.76%) Big Data
9 12 (3.76%) Relational Database
10 11 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (3.13%) RDBMS
11 10 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (2.82%) Data Mining
12 9 (2.82%) Oracle OWB
13 8 (2.51%) Oracle Database 12c
14 7 (2.19%) Endeca
15 5 (1.57%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 49 (15.36%) Git (software)
2 28 (8.78%) JIRA
3 24 (7.52%) Jenkins
4 18 (5.64%) Subversion
5 13 (4.08%) Maven
6 10 (3.13%) Selenium
7 9 (2.82%) ClearQuest
7 9 (2.82%) IntelliJ
7 9 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (2.51%) Gradle
9 6 (1.88%) ClearCase
9 6 (1.88%) git-flow
9 6 (1.88%) Mockito
9 6 (1.88%) Moq
10 5 (1.57%) CircleCI
10 5 (1.57%) CocoaPods
10 5 (1.57%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.57%) JUnit
10 5 (1.57%) Travis CI
11 4 (1.25%) WebDriver
General
1 48 (15.05%) Finance
2 18 (5.64%) Banking
3 14 (4.39%) Marketing
4 13 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.19%) Electronics
6 6 (1.88%) Automotive
6 6 (1.88%) Back Office
6 6 (1.88%) Publishing
7 5 (1.57%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.57%) Law
7 5 (1.57%) Retail
8 4 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.63%) Advertising
10 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.63%) Billing
10 2 (0.63%) German Language
11 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.31%) French Language
11 1 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 138 (43.26%) Architect
2 104 (32.60%) Developer
3 43 (13.48%) Technical Architect
4 30 (9.40%) Software Architect
5 26 (8.15%) Solutions Architect
6 25 (7.84%) Java Developer
7 23 (7.21%) Digital Architect
8 22 (6.90%) Java Architect
9 17 (5.33%) Technical Leader
10 16 (5.02%) .NET Developer
10 16 (5.02%) Senior Developer
11 14 (4.39%) C# Developer
11 14 (4.39%) Senior Architect
12 12 (3.76%) Digital Technical Architect
12 12 (3.76%) Java Software Architect
12 12 (3.76%) Lead Developer
12 12 (3.76%) Software Engineer
13 11 (3.45%) Analyst
13 11 (3.45%) AWS Developer
14 10 (3.13%) J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (25.39%) HTML
2 65 (20.38%) REST
3 59 (18.50%) CSS
3 59 (18.50%) JSON
4 56 (17.55%) HTML5
5 48 (15.05%) J2EE
6 47 (14.73%) XML
7 46 (14.42%) Spring
8 43 (13.48%) .NET
9 41 (12.85%) RESTful
10 38 (11.91%) Web Services
11 36 (11.29%) AngularJS
11 36 (11.29%) CSS3
12 26 (8.15%) Ajax
13 24 (7.52%) Play Framework
13 24 (7.52%) Ruby on Rails
14 23 (7.21%) Django
14 23 (7.21%) Hibernate
15 22 (6.90%) ASP.NET
16 21 (6.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 19 (5.96%) User Experience
3 15 (4.70%) STB
4 14 (4.39%) Digital TV
5 12 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.45%) iPad
7 10 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (2.82%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.82%) MPEG
9 8 (2.51%) Semantic Web
9 8 (2.51%) Virtual Team
10 7 (2.19%) Data Centre
10 7 (2.19%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.88%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (1.88%) Mathematics
12 4 (1.25%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.25%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.25%) Device Driver
12 4 (1.25%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 42 (13.17%) Linux
2 18 (5.64%) Unix
3 13 (4.08%) Windows
4 9 (2.82%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.25%) AIX
5 4 (1.25%) Android
6 3 (0.94%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.63%) Solaris
7 2 (0.63%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.31%) CentOS
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (65.83%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (36.36%) Scrum
3 111 (34.80%) TDD
4 70 (21.94%) Kanban
5 64 (20.06%) OO
6 63 (19.75%) SOA
7 60 (18.81%) User Stories
8 53 (16.61%) Prototyping
9 46 (14.42%) Continuous Integration
9 46 (14.42%) Mentoring
10 38 (11.91%) Product Management
11 37 (11.60%) UML
12 34 (10.66%) Open Source
13 31 (9.72%) Configuration Management
14 30 (9.40%) Enterprise Architecture
15 29 (9.09%) MVC
15 29 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
16 28 (8.78%) Continuous Delivery
17 27 (8.46%) Data Modelling
17 27 (8.46%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 107 (33.54%) Java
2 75 (23.51%) SQL
3 46 (14.42%) JavaScript
4 39 (12.23%) C#
5 33 (10.34%) Ruby
6 28 (8.78%) Python
6 28 (8.78%) Scala
7 27 (8.46%) PL/SQL
8 24 (7.52%) C
8 24 (7.52%) C++
9 17 (5.33%) Shell Script
10 12 (3.76%) PHP
11 11 (3.45%) ActionScript
12 7 (2.19%) Perl
12 7 (2.19%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.88%) Apple Swift
13 6 (1.88%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.88%) R
14 5 (1.57%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (10.97%) Security Cleared
2 31 (9.72%) Degree
3 25 (7.84%) SC Cleared
4 15 (4.70%) ISTQB
5 13 (4.08%) ISEB
6 3 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.31%) CCNP
8 1 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.96%) QA
2 9 (2.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.25%) SDET
4 3 (0.94%) PA-DSS
4 3 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.31%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (3.45%) Docker
2 8 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.88%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.57%) XenApp
5 4 (1.25%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.94%) HDFS
6 3 (0.94%) LXC
6 3 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.63%) KVM
7 2 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.31%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.31%) vCloud
8 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (3.13%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.19%) Puppet
3 3 (0.94%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.94%) SCCM
3 3 (0.94%) ThinApp
3 3 (0.94%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.63%) SCOM
5 1 (0.31%) Ansible
5 1 (0.31%) Control-M
5 1 (0.31%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.31%) logstash
5 1 (0.31%) Marathon
5 1 (0.31%) Mesos
5 1 (0.31%) Opsview
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.31%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.31%) Salt
Vendors
1 72 (22.57%) Oracle
2 23 (7.21%) IBM
3 17 (5.33%) Sybase
4 14 (4.39%) Microsoft
5 12 (3.76%) Adobe
6 11 (3.45%) VMware
7 9 (2.82%) Pega
8 8 (2.51%) HP
9 7 (2.19%) ATG
10 6 (1.88%) Apple
10 6 (1.88%) Google
10 6 (1.88%) SAP
11 5 (1.57%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.57%) Citrix
11 5 (1.57%) Coremetrics
11 5 (1.57%) Informatica
11 5 (1.57%) webMethods
12 4 (1.25%) BEA
12 4 (1.25%) Cisco
12 4 (1.25%) Red Hat
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago