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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 112 106 87
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 10 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.47% 0.54% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.71% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 22
Average daily rate
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£325 £369 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% +16.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £319 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £35.50
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
1720 1541 1300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 81.21% 75.61% 74.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1128 899 742
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 73 90
Average hourly rate £24.00 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 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
Southampton -4 3 £350 -17.64%
Aldershot - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Hook - 1 £320 -
Software Architecture
South East

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) 3D Modelling
4 5 (27.78%) Games
5 4 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (22.22%) UML
5 4 (22.22%) Physics
6 3 (16.67%) Line Management
6 3 (16.67%) OO
6 3 (16.67%) SOA
6 3 (16.67%) Windows
6 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) Linux
7 2 (11.11%) ERP
7 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 2 (11.11%) TIBCO
7 2 (11.11%) Simulink
7 2 (11.11%) CSS
7 2 (11.11%) C++
7 2 (11.11%) HTML
7 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle
7 2 (11.11%) Coaching
7 2 (11.11%) SDLC
7 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.11%) Web Development
7 2 (11.11%) QlikView
7 2 (11.11%) jQuery

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 2 (11.11%) Mule
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) QlikView
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Workshop
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
1 1 (5.56%) Juju
General
1 5 (27.78%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Software Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) QlikView Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Web Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Hardware Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) CSS
1 2 (11.11%) jQuery
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) WebCenter
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (5.56%) JSP
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) OpenGL
2 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.56%) Spring
2 1 (5.56%) Ajax
2 1 (5.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (22.22%) Physics
2 3 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (5.56%) Grid Computing
3 1 (5.56%) DTV
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.56%) CentOS
3 1 (5.56%) Scientific Linux
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) 3D Modelling
2 4 (22.22%) UML
3 3 (16.67%) OO
3 3 (16.67%) SOA
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Line Management
4 2 (11.11%) Coaching
4 2 (11.11%) Web Development
4 2 (11.11%) Change Control
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) ERP
4 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Content Management
5 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (5.56%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C++
1 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
1 2 (11.11%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) GigaSpaces
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Intel
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat