The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 349 380 356
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -24
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 82 46 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.24% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 37 38
Median daily rate £425 £475 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £355 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £635 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 - -
Software Architecture
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18896 19263 18719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.28% 81.61% 81.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13647 13767 13147
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 233 227
Median hourly rate £22.38 £21.50 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +6.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.73 £64.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in London

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in London

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Software Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in London

Software Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Software Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in London

Software Architecture
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +47 10 £425 +4.93% 9
Westminster - 6 £413 -
Croydon - 3 £433 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £513 -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 79 (54.48%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (51.03%) CSS
3 73 (50.34%) HTML
4 56 (38.62%) TDD
5 50 (34.48%) HTML5
6 44 (30.34%) Scrum
6 44 (30.34%) REST
7 40 (27.59%) JavaScript
7 40 (27.59%) OO
8 38 (26.21%) Finance
8 38 (26.21%) JSON
8 38 (26.21%) CSS3
9 36 (24.83%) AngularJS
10 35 (24.14%) Open Source
11 34 (23.45%) Mentoring
11 34 (23.45%) Kanban
12 33 (22.76%) Java
13 32 (22.07%) PostgreSQL
14 31 (21.38%) Configuration Management
14 31 (21.38%) RESTful
15 29 (20.00%) Prototyping
15 29 (20.00%) .NET
15 29 (20.00%) Web Services
16 28 (19.31%) Ajax
17 27 (18.62%) Computer Science
17 27 (18.62%) MongoDB
17 27 (18.62%) User Stories
18 24 (16.55%) Algorithms
19 23 (15.86%) User Experience
19 23 (15.86%) NoSQL

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (2.07%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (1.38%) Drupal
2 2 (1.38%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.69%) Apache
3 1 (0.69%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.69%) CMS
3 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.69%) GemFire
3 1 (0.69%) JBoss
3 1 (0.69%) Mule
3 1 (0.69%) Mule ESB
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.69%) SAS
3 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.69%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.76%) SaaS
3 2 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.38%) GitHub
3 2 (1.38%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.38%) Heroku
3 2 (1.38%) IaaS
4 1 (0.69%) Office 365
4 1 (0.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.86%) HTTP
2 3 (2.07%) Internet
2 3 (2.07%) LDAP
3 2 (1.38%) Firewall
3 2 (1.38%) MPLS
3 2 (1.38%) VPN
4 1 (0.69%) LAN
4 1 (0.69%) Skype
4 1 (0.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.07%) PostgreSQL
2 27 (18.62%) MongoDB
3 23 (15.86%) NoSQL
4 21 (14.48%) MySQL
5 20 (13.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (4.14%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.76%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.38%) Big Data
8 2 (1.38%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.38%) Mixpanel
8 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.69%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.69%) Infinispan
9 1 (0.69%) Mahout
9 1 (0.69%) QlikView
9 1 (0.69%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 20 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.59%) Subversion
3 10 (6.90%) JIRA
4 6 (4.14%) gulp
4 6 (4.14%) Maven
5 5 (3.45%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.76%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.07%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.38%) GitLab
8 2 (1.38%) Gradle
8 2 (1.38%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.38%) JUnit
8 2 (1.38%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.69%) Ant
9 1 (0.69%) AppScan
9 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.69%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.69%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.69%) NUnit
9 1 (0.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 38 (26.21%) Finance
2 19 (13.10%) Banking
3 4 (2.76%) Law
3 4 (2.76%) Marketing
3 4 (2.76%) Publishing
4 3 (2.07%) Front Office
4 3 (2.07%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.07%) Legal
4 3 (2.07%) Retail
5 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.69%) Advertising
6 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 70 (48.28%) Developer
2 49 (33.79%) Architect
3 22 (15.17%) Technical Architect
4 16 (11.03%) JavaScript Developer
5 15 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 13 (8.97%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (8.28%) Digital Architect
7 12 (8.28%) Senior Developer
8 11 (7.59%) Full Stack Developer
8 11 (7.59%) Senior Architect
9 10 (6.90%) Java Architect
10 9 (6.21%) Java Technical Architect
11 8 (5.52%) Agile Developer
11 8 (5.52%) Applications Architect
11 8 (5.52%) Lead Developer
11 8 (5.52%) Service Architect
12 7 (4.83%) .NET Developer
12 7 (4.83%) Technical Leader
12 7 (4.83%) Web Architect
13 6 (4.14%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (51.03%) CSS
2 73 (50.34%) HTML
3 50 (34.48%) HTML5
4 44 (30.34%) REST
5 38 (26.21%) CSS3
5 38 (26.21%) JSON
6 36 (24.83%) AngularJS
7 31 (21.38%) RESTful
8 29 (20.00%) .NET
8 29 (20.00%) Web Services
9 28 (19.31%) Ajax
10 18 (12.41%) Node.js
11 17 (11.72%) Django
11 17 (11.72%) Play Framework
11 17 (11.72%) Ruby on Rails
11 17 (11.72%) Spring
12 16 (11.03%) hapi
13 15 (10.34%) jQuery
14 14 (9.66%) Express
15 13 (8.97%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.62%) Computer Science
2 24 (16.55%) Algorithms
3 23 (15.86%) User Experience
4 18 (12.41%) Data Structures
5 13 (8.97%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (6.21%) Semantic Web
7 7 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (4.83%) Digital TV
7 7 (4.83%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (4.83%) iPad
7 7 (4.83%) Management Information System
7 7 (4.83%) STB
8 6 (4.14%) Device Driver
9 3 (2.07%) Hedge funds
9 3 (2.07%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.38%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.38%) Life Science
10 2 (1.38%) Minimum Viable Product
10 2 (1.38%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.34%) Linux
2 4 (2.76%) Unix
3 3 (2.07%) Windows
4 2 (1.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.69%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (54.48%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (38.62%) TDD
3 44 (30.34%) Scrum
4 40 (27.59%) OO
5 35 (24.14%) Open Source
6 34 (23.45%) Kanban
6 34 (23.45%) Mentoring
7 31 (21.38%) Configuration Management
8 29 (20.00%) Prototyping
9 27 (18.62%) User Stories
10 19 (13.10%) Front End Development
10 19 (13.10%) Microservices
10 19 (13.10%) MVC
11 18 (12.41%) Continuous Delivery
12 17 (11.72%) Line Management
12 17 (11.72%) OOD
13 16 (11.03%) Performance Tuning
14 15 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (10.34%) Product Management
14 15 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 40 (27.59%) JavaScript
2 33 (22.76%) Java
3 19 (13.10%) Ruby
4 16 (11.03%) Scala
5 12 (8.28%) SQL
6 11 (7.59%) C#
6 11 (7.59%) C++
7 10 (6.90%) Python
8 9 (6.21%) PHP
9 8 (5.52%) C
10 3 (2.07%) XAML
10 3 (2.07%) XPath
11 2 (1.38%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.38%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.38%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.38%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.38%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.69%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (13.10%) Degree
2 7 (4.83%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.69%) CEH
4 1 (0.69%) CITP
4 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) ECSA
4 1 (0.69%) GIAC
4 1 (0.69%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.69%) OSCP
4 1 (0.69%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.69%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.03%) QA
2 2 (1.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (2.76%) LXC
2 2 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.38%) Ansible
2 1 (0.69%) Nmap
2 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.69%) Puppet
2 1 (0.69%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 17 (11.72%) Oracle
2 6 (4.14%) Google
2 6 (4.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.76%) Citrix
3 4 (2.76%) VMware
4 3 (2.07%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.38%) Adobe
5 2 (1.38%) Cisco
5 2 (1.38%) Coverity
5 2 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.69%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.69%) IBM
6 1 (0.69%) Pega
6 1 (0.69%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.69%) Temenos
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