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 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architecture
UK / England
Rank 431 424 484
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +60
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 137 189 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.40% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.48% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 107 70
Median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £370 £413
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -10.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 5
Median hourly rate £51.25 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.62 £42.50 £32.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.16 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%

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
34384 39600 38098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.06% 82.79% 79.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22978 26198 24347
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 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 841 1062 1037
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 1 March 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 1 March 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 1 March 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 -2 62 £500 +5.26% 51
South East -13 23 £450 +26.76% 11
Yorkshire +26 18 £396 -36.68% 5
South West +3 9 - - 9
East of England -9 7 £413 +11.48% 9
East Midlands - 7 £350 - 2
North West +32 5 £550 - 4
North East -8 4 £450 +12.50%
West Midlands -28 2 - - 5
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 March 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.

1 196 (63.43%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (36.25%) Java
3 108 (34.95%) Scrum
4 103 (33.33%) TDD
5 79 (25.57%) Oracle
6 73 (23.62%) HTML
7 64 (20.71%) SOA
7 64 (20.71%) Kanban
8 63 (20.39%) User Stories
9 62 (20.06%) SQL
10 60 (19.42%) REST
11 56 (18.12%) CSS
12 55 (17.80%) OO
13 53 (17.15%) HTML5
13 53 (17.15%) Spring
13 53 (17.15%) JSON
13 53 (17.15%) Prototyping
14 51 (16.50%) J2EE
15 50 (16.18%) JavaScript
16 49 (15.86%) Web Services
16 49 (15.86%) RESTful
17 45 (14.56%) XML
17 45 (14.56%) Linux
18 43 (13.92%) Finance
19 41 (13.27%) Git (software)
20 39 (12.62%) Product Management
20 39 (12.62%) Internet
20 39 (12.62%) Mentoring
21 38 (12.30%) PostgreSQL
22 37 (11.97%) Continuous Integration

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 31 (10.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 21 (6.80%) JBoss
3 20 (6.47%) WebLogic
4 19 (6.15%) Apache
5 16 (5.18%) WebSphere
6 15 (4.85%) CMS
6 15 (4.85%) Confluence
7 12 (3.88%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (3.24%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (2.27%) Apache Spark
10 6 (1.94%) SharePoint
10 6 (1.94%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.62%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.97%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (0.97%) IIS
12 3 (0.97%) Liferay
12 3 (0.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.97%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.65%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.97%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.29%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (6.15%) PaaS
3 15 (4.85%) IaaS
4 7 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.97%) Office 365
6 3 (0.97%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.65%) GitHub
7 2 (0.65%) SaaS
8 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.32%) Heroku
8 1 (0.32%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 39 (12.62%) Internet
2 25 (8.09%) HTTP
3 17 (5.50%) LDAP
4 13 (4.21%) DMARC
5 11 (3.56%) DKIM
5 11 (3.56%) SMTP
6 9 (2.91%) DVB
7 8 (2.59%) Firewall
7 8 (2.59%) TCP/IP
8 7 (2.27%) DNS
9 5 (1.62%) VPN
10 4 (1.29%) DHCP
10 4 (1.29%) SSL
11 3 (0.97%) AMQP
11 3 (0.97%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.97%) FTP
11 3 (0.97%) SAN
11 3 (0.97%) WAN
11 3 (0.97%) Wireless
12 2 (0.65%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.30%) PostgreSQL
2 34 (11.00%) MySQL
3 32 (10.36%) NoSQL
4 30 (9.71%) MongoDB
5 23 (7.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (5.50%) Oracle Database
7 15 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (4.85%) Endeca
7 15 (4.85%) Hadoop
8 13 (4.21%) Relational Database
9 12 (3.88%) SQL Server
10 11 (3.56%) Big Data
11 9 (2.91%) Data Mining
11 9 (2.91%) Oracle Database 12c
11 9 (2.91%) RDBMS
12 8 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (1.62%) Apache Hive
14 5 (1.62%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 41 (13.27%) Git (software)
2 28 (9.06%) Jenkins
3 23 (7.44%) JIRA
4 15 (4.85%) Subversion
5 13 (4.21%) Selenium
6 10 (3.24%) Mockito
7 9 (2.91%) Eclipse
7 9 (2.91%) JUnit
7 9 (2.91%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (2.59%) Moq
9 7 (2.27%) IntelliJ
9 7 (2.27%) Maven
10 6 (1.94%) git-flow
10 6 (1.94%) Gradle
10 6 (1.94%) SpecFlow
10 6 (1.94%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.62%) Ant
11 5 (1.62%) CircleCI
11 5 (1.62%) CocoaPods
11 5 (1.62%) Travis CI
General
1 43 (13.92%) Finance
2 15 (4.85%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.53%) Banking
4 13 (4.21%) Marketing
5 8 (2.59%) Electronics
6 5 (1.62%) Automotive
6 5 (1.62%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.62%) Retail
7 4 (1.29%) Back Office
7 4 (1.29%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.97%) Law
8 3 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.97%) Publishing
9 2 (0.65%) Advertising
9 2 (0.65%) Billing
9 2 (0.65%) German Language
10 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.32%) French Language
10 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 140 (45.31%) Architect
2 101 (32.69%) Developer
3 49 (15.86%) Technical Architect
4 24 (7.77%) Java Architect
4 24 (7.77%) Software Architect
5 23 (7.44%) Solutions Architect
6 22 (7.12%) Java Developer
7 20 (6.47%) Digital Architect
8 17 (5.50%) Senior Developer
9 16 (5.18%) Technical Leader
10 13 (4.21%) .NET Developer
11 12 (3.88%) Agile Developer
11 12 (3.88%) Analyst
11 12 (3.88%) C# Developer
11 12 (3.88%) Digital Technical Architect
11 12 (3.88%) Lead Developer
12 10 (3.24%) Java Software Architect
12 10 (3.24%) Senior Architect
12 10 (3.24%) Software Engineer
13 9 (2.91%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (23.62%) HTML
2 60 (19.42%) REST
3 56 (18.12%) CSS
4 53 (17.15%) HTML5
4 53 (17.15%) JSON
4 53 (17.15%) Spring
5 51 (16.50%) J2EE
6 49 (15.86%) RESTful
6 49 (15.86%) Web Services
7 45 (14.56%) XML
8 37 (11.97%) AngularJS
9 35 (11.33%) .NET
10 34 (11.00%) Hibernate
11 33 (10.68%) CSS3
12 29 (9.39%) SOAP
13 28 (9.06%) Node.js
14 25 (8.09%) Django
15 24 (7.77%) Ajax
15 24 (7.77%) XSLT
16 22 (7.12%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.68%) Computer Science
2 20 (6.47%) iPad
3 16 (5.18%) Virtual Team
4 14 (4.53%) STB
5 13 (4.21%) Digital TV
5 13 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (3.88%) User Experience
7 9 (2.91%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.59%) Data Centre
8 8 (2.59%) MPEG
8 8 (2.59%) Semantic Web
9 7 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (1.62%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.29%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.29%) Clustering
11 4 (1.29%) Device Driver
11 4 (1.29%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (14.56%) Linux
2 15 (4.85%) Unix
3 10 (3.24%) Windows
4 8 (2.59%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.29%) AIX
6 3 (0.97%) Android
6 3 (0.97%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.65%) Solaris
8 1 (0.32%) CentOS
8 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (63.43%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (34.95%) Scrum
3 103 (33.33%) TDD
4 64 (20.71%) Kanban
4 64 (20.71%) SOA
5 63 (20.39%) User Stories
6 55 (17.80%) OO
7 53 (17.15%) Prototyping
8 39 (12.62%) Mentoring
8 39 (12.62%) Product Management
9 37 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (11.65%) Open Source
10 36 (11.65%) UML
11 31 (10.03%) Microservices
12 30 (9.71%) Enterprise Architecture
13 29 (9.39%) E-Commerce
13 29 (9.39%) OOA/OOD
14 28 (9.06%) Data Modelling
15 27 (8.74%) Software Engineering
15 27 (8.74%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 112 (36.25%) Java
2 62 (20.06%) SQL
3 50 (16.18%) JavaScript
4 35 (11.33%) C#
4 35 (11.33%) Python
5 32 (10.36%) Ruby
6 26 (8.41%) Scala
7 22 (7.12%) C
8 21 (6.80%) C++
9 20 (6.47%) PL/SQL
10 15 (4.85%) PHP
11 11 (3.56%) ActionScript
11 11 (3.56%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.91%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.94%) Apple Swift
14 5 (1.62%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.29%) Go
15 4 (1.29%) Perl
15 4 (1.29%) R
16 3 (0.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (11.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (10.36%) Degree
3 28 (9.06%) SC Cleared
4 16 (5.18%) ISTQB
5 13 (4.21%) ISEB
6 4 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.32%) CCNP
8 1 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.44%) QA
2 9 (2.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (1.94%) SDET
4 3 (0.97%) PA-DSS
4 3 (0.97%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.32%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 13 (4.21%) Docker
2 5 (1.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.29%) LXC
3 4 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.97%) HDFS
4 3 (0.97%) XenApp
5 2 (0.65%) KVM
5 2 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.32%) vCloud
6 1 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (3.56%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.62%) HockeyApp
2 5 (1.62%) Puppet
3 4 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.29%) SCCM
4 3 (0.97%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.97%) SCOM
4 3 (0.97%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.32%) Ansible
5 1 (0.32%) Control-M
5 1 (0.32%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.32%) logstash
5 1 (0.32%) Marathon
5 1 (0.32%) Mesos
5 1 (0.32%) Opsview
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.32%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.32%) Salt
Vendors
1 79 (25.57%) Oracle
2 24 (7.77%) IBM
3 17 (5.50%) Sybase
4 15 (4.85%) ATG
5 11 (3.56%) Adobe
6 10 (3.24%) Microsoft
7 9 (2.91%) HP
8 8 (2.59%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.59%) SAP
9 6 (1.94%) Apple
9 6 (1.94%) Pega
9 6 (1.94%) VMware
10 5 (1.62%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.62%) Coremetrics
10 5 (1.62%) Sitecore
11 4 (1.29%) Cisco
12 3 (0.97%) Google
12 3 (0.97%) Perforce
12 3 (0.97%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.97%) Zend
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6 & 12 months contracts available
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: £44 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
Montash
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + None
Posted: 5 days ago