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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 91 121 101
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -20
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 22 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.17% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 0.25% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate £340 £390 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-21.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
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
1477 1608 1310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 78.86% 78.40% 74.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 976 885 706
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 73 71
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.87 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.00 £111.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Southampton - 6 - -
Farnborough +9 1 £350 -
Hook - 1 - -
Eastleigh - 1 £338 -
Fareham - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Software Architecture
South East

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (51.35%) Scrum
3 17 (45.95%) SOA
3 17 (45.95%) Git (software)
4 16 (43.24%) C++
4 16 (43.24%) C
4 16 (43.24%) SQL
5 14 (37.84%) Software Engineering
6 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
6 13 (35.14%) HTML5
6 13 (35.14%) REST
6 13 (35.14%) HTML
7 12 (32.43%) MPEG
7 12 (32.43%) HTTP
7 12 (32.43%) IBM
7 12 (32.43%) DTV
7 12 (32.43%) DVB
7 12 (32.43%) User Stories
7 12 (32.43%) NoSQL
7 12 (32.43%) Node.js
7 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (32.43%) TDD
7 12 (32.43%) STB
8 10 (27.03%) SC Cleared
9 9 (24.32%) Shell Script
9 9 (24.32%) ClearQuest
9 9 (24.32%) Unix
9 9 (24.32%) ClearCase
9 9 (24.32%) Linux
10 8 (21.62%) Embedded C

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 12 (32.43%) Node.js
2 4 (10.81%) SAS
3 1 (2.70%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) DVB
1 12 (32.43%) HTTP
2 4 (10.81%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (8.11%) Firewall
3 3 (8.11%) LAN
3 3 (8.11%) WAN
4 1 (2.70%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) NoSQL
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (45.95%) Git (software)
2 9 (24.32%) ClearCase
2 9 (24.32%) ClearQuest
3 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.70%) git-flow
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) Maven
4 1 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.70%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 4 (10.81%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Embedded Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) Embedded C Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Software Engineer
4 9 (24.32%) Hardware Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Real Time Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Developer
7 4 (10.81%) C Software Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Senior Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) HTML
1 13 (35.14%) HTML5
1 13 (35.14%) REST
2 4 (10.81%) Middleware
2 4 (10.81%) WPF
3 2 (5.41%) jQuery
4 1 (2.70%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.70%) J2EE
4 1 (2.70%) JSON
4 1 (2.70%) JSP
4 1 (2.70%) Spring
4 1 (2.70%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) DTV
1 12 (32.43%) MPEG
1 12 (32.43%) STB
2 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.51%) User Experience
4 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.81%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Linux
1 9 (24.32%) Unix
2 6 (16.22%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (51.35%) Scrum
3 17 (45.95%) SOA
4 14 (37.84%) Software Engineering
5 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (32.43%) TDD
5 12 (32.43%) User Stories
6 6 (16.22%) UML
7 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
8 4 (10.81%) B2C
8 4 (10.81%) CRM
8 4 (10.81%) Operations Research
8 4 (10.81%) Software Delivery
8 4 (10.81%) Test Management
8 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Workflow
9 3 (8.11%) ITSM
10 2 (5.41%) Project Management
10 2 (5.41%) Validation
11 1 (2.70%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) C
1 16 (43.24%) C++
1 16 (43.24%) SQL
2 9 (24.32%) Shell Script
3 8 (21.62%) Embedded C
4 7 (18.92%) Embedded C++
5 4 (10.81%) C#
6 1 (2.70%) Java
6 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
2 10 (27.03%) SC Cleared
3 7 (18.92%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.81%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) IBM
2 7 (18.92%) Cisco
2 7 (18.92%) VMware
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle
4 4 (10.81%) Netezza
4 4 (10.81%) Teradata
5 3 (8.11%) BMC
5 3 (8.11%) CA
5 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.11%) HP
5 3 (8.11%) NetApp
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft