The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 52 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.97% 0.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £650 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-21.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Software Architecture
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
479 628 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.63% 81.24% 78.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 382 235
Average daily rate £330 £376 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.11% +7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £280 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 8
Average hourly rate £33.36 £15.77 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.50% +5.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.10 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) iPad
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (50.00%) React
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) gulp
2 3 (50.00%) hapi
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) OOD
2 3 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (50.00%) Node.js
2 3 (50.00%) Express
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) gulp
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Node.js Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Design Leader
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) Express
1 3 (50.00%) hapi
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) React
1 3 (50.00%) RESTful
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 3 (50.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) OOD
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Clojure
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby