The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank - 53 32
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.19% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.25% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £395 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.92% +26.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
319 401 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.19% 74.95% 65.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 225 83
Average daily rate £378 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.94% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 65 38
Average hourly rate £28.25 £30.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.37% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Architecture across the Essex region.

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Essex