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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 53 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.38% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.15% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £34.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.86% -8.66%
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
399 458 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.14% 73.87% 73.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 257 146
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 62
Average hourly rate £40.50 £31.63 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.06% -2.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £23.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
Software Architecture
East of England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) WSO2
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching
1 2 (100.00%) Critical Success Factor
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Technical Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Django
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching
1 2 (100.00%) Critical Success Factor
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Insight
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) WSO2