The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.36% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £331
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.20%
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 Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
236 210 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 79.46% 77.21% 69.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 136 106
Average daily rate £339 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.21% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 17
Average hourly rate £9.00 £32.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.09% +69.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Software Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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
Maidstone - 2 - -
Rochester - 2 - -
Tonbridge - 1 £325 -
Software Architecture
South East

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) AngularJS
3 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 5 (71.43%) LINQ
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) IIS
4 4 (57.14%) CMS
4 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
4 4 (57.14%) W3C
4 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
4 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 4 (57.14%) ReSharper
4 4 (57.14%) MVVM
4 4 (57.14%) Backbone.js
4 4 (57.14%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (42.86%) Subversion
5 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
6 2 (28.57%) CSS

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (57.14%) IIS
1 4 (57.14%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) ReSharper
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) CruiseControl
4 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (57.14%) C# Developer
2 4 (57.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (57.14%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) AngularJS
3 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 5 (71.43%) LINQ
4 4 (57.14%) Backbone.js
4 4 (57.14%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (28.57%) RESTful
6 2 (28.57%) CSS
6 2 (28.57%) SOAP
7 1 (14.29%) jQuery
7 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
7 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) MVVM
3 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
4 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS