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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 114 77 112
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +35
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 8 29 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.38% 1.73% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 2.40% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 29 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £323 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.78% -33.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £310 £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £324 £345
% change year-on-year
+23.55% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £35.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+69.01% -10.12%
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
1522 1209 1551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 72.34% 72.27% 75.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 869 741 852
Average daily rate £375 £378 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 66 103
Average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -19.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 2014. 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 - 5 £425 -
Fareham - - - -
Software Architecture
South East

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 7 (50.00%) UML
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) SOA
2 6 (42.86%) C
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 5 (35.71%) POSIX
3 5 (35.71%) DTV
3 5 (35.71%) ClearCase
3 5 (35.71%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (35.71%) WebCenter
3 5 (35.71%) Network Architecture
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) STB
4 4 (28.57%) DVB
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) C++
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 2 (14.29%) CSS
6 2 (14.29%) OO
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) MVC
6 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 2 (14.29%) jQuery

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DVB
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) ClearCase
2 1 (7.14%) NUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Software Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Digital Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) POSIX
1 5 (35.71%) WebCenter
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) WAMP
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (7.14%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) CSS3
4 1 (7.14%) SOAP
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (7.14%) XSLT
4 1 (7.14%) LAMP
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) DTV
2 4 (28.57%) STB
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.14%) Internet of Things
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) UML
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) SOA
3 5 (35.71%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (35.71%) Network Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) OOD
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C
2 3 (21.43%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
4 1 (7.14%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Sitecore
3 1 (7.14%) SAP