The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 120 100 62
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -38
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 4 6 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.19% 0.32% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.45% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 22
Average daily rate
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£390 - £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £444 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.04% +26.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £38.50
Software Architecture
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1670 1344 1020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.57% 71.15% 73.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 931 742 549
Average daily rate £380 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 70 80
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £83.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Software Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture across the Hampshire region.

Software Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Software Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aldershot - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Havant - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Software Architecture
South East

Software Architecture
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 4 (80.00%) SOA
1 4 (80.00%) TIBCO
1 4 (80.00%) Mule
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) SysML
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (20.00%) Simulink
3 1 (20.00%) Stateflow
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 4 (80.00%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Simulink
1 1 (20.00%) Stateflow
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) SysML
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) TIBCO