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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank - - 57
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
-23.24% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
Software Architecture
East of England

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
438 322 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 82.64% 74.88% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 178 262
Average daily rate £430 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 41 58
Average hourly rate £38.50 £29.13 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.18% +0.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £47.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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

Software Architecture
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Architecture.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL