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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 353 351 345
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 45 42 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.19% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.25% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 37 13
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£450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £400 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £800 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £438 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +41.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
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
16509 16851 14875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.15% 78.18% 76.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11820 11613 10314
Average daily rate £450 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 235 295
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £13.15 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £77.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
City of London +5 11 £391 -2.18% 5
Bromley - 1 £625 - 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 64 (57.66%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.33%) Java
3 32 (28.83%) .NET
4 30 (27.03%) OO
5 29 (26.13%) Scrum
6 27 (24.32%) REST
7 26 (23.42%) HTML
7 26 (23.42%) Finance
8 24 (21.62%) Ruby
9 23 (20.72%) JavaScript
10 21 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (17.12%) Degree
11 19 (17.12%) Banking
11 19 (17.12%) Oracle
11 19 (17.12%) Open Source
12 18 (16.22%) Mentoring
12 18 (16.22%) Web Services
13 17 (15.32%) C#
13 17 (15.32%) Front Office
13 17 (15.32%) Ruby on Rails
13 17 (15.32%) TDD
13 17 (15.32%) HTML5
14 16 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (14.41%) C++
14 16 (14.41%) SQL
14 16 (14.41%) CSS
14 16 (14.41%) Microsoft
15 15 (13.51%) Configuration Management
15 15 (13.51%) Pair Programming
15 15 (13.51%) Refactoring

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 11 (9.91%) Node.js
2 10 (9.01%) JBoss
3 8 (7.21%) Apache
4 6 (5.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.90%) Jetty
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.90%) Confluence
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.90%) nginx
5 1 (0.90%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) InfoPath
1 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.31%) Amazon S3
1 7 (6.31%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (6.31%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (4.50%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.70%) GitHub
5 2 (1.80%) Route 53
5 2 (1.80%) ElastiCache
5 2 (1.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (1.80%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.11%) LDAP
2 7 (6.31%) Firewall
3 3 (2.70%) VPN
4 2 (1.80%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.90%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.90%) Network Security
5 1 (0.90%) HTTP
5 1 (0.90%) Internet
5 1 (0.90%) SSL
5 1 (0.90%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.91%) Oracle Database
2 10 (9.01%) NoSQL
2 10 (9.01%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (9.01%) MySQL
3 8 (7.21%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.31%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (6.31%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (3.60%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (3.60%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.60%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (2.70%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.90%) OLTP
8 1 (0.90%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (13.51%) Selenium
2 13 (11.71%) Git (software)
3 11 (9.91%) Maven
4 10 (9.01%) Jenkins
4 10 (9.01%) RSpec
4 10 (9.01%) JUnit
4 10 (9.01%) Subversion
5 7 (6.31%) Eclipse
5 7 (6.31%) Hudson
6 6 (5.41%) Mercurial
6 6 (5.41%) JIRA
7 4 (3.60%) Redmine
7 4 (3.60%) Bugzilla
8 3 (2.70%) Ant
8 3 (2.70%) Gerrit
8 3 (2.70%) Gradle
9 2 (1.80%) Grunt
9 2 (1.80%) ANTLR
9 2 (1.80%) MSI
9 2 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 26 (23.42%) Finance
2 19 (17.12%) Banking
3 17 (15.32%) Front Office
4 11 (9.91%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.50%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.50%) Law
6 2 (1.80%) Publishing
7 1 (0.90%) French Language
7 1 (0.90%) Marketing
7 1 (0.90%) Retail
7 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.90%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (33.33%) Developer
2 32 (28.83%) Architect
3 9 (8.11%) Java Developer
3 9 (8.11%) Technical Architect
3 9 (8.11%) Senior Developer
4 8 (7.21%) Analyst
5 7 (6.31%) Senior Architect
5 7 (6.31%) Digital Architect
6 6 (5.41%) Web Developer
6 6 (5.41%) Technical Leader
6 6 (5.41%) C# Developer
7 5 (4.50%) Quantitative Developer
7 5 (4.50%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.60%) Senior Digital Architect
8 4 (3.60%) UI Programmer
8 4 (3.60%) Lead Developer
8 4 (3.60%) Software Architect
8 4 (3.60%) Security Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (28.83%) .NET
2 27 (24.32%) REST
3 26 (23.42%) HTML
4 18 (16.22%) Web Services
5 17 (15.32%) Ruby on Rails
5 17 (15.32%) HTML5
6 16 (14.41%) CSS
7 14 (12.61%) JSON
7 14 (12.61%) Spring
8 13 (11.71%) Ajax
9 12 (10.81%) WPF
10 11 (9.91%) LAMP
11 10 (9.01%) SOAP
11 10 (9.01%) jQuery
12 9 (8.11%) AngularJS
13 8 (7.21%) JMS
13 8 (7.21%) JDBC
14 7 (6.31%) JPA
14 7 (6.31%) Apache Axis
14 7 (6.31%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.12%) Open Source
2 16 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (13.51%) Computer Science
4 10 (9.01%) User Experience
5 7 (6.31%) Physics
5 7 (6.31%) Algorithms
6 6 (5.41%) Data Structures
6 6 (5.41%) Mathematics
7 5 (4.50%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.70%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.80%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.80%) Statistics
10 1 (0.90%) Exotic Derivative
10 1 (0.90%) Derivative
10 1 (0.90%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.90%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.90%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.81%) Linux
2 10 (9.01%) Windows
3 6 (5.41%) UNIX
4 5 (4.50%) Android
4 5 (4.50%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.70%) CentOS
6 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.80%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (57.66%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (27.03%) OO
3 29 (26.13%) Scrum
4 21 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (16.22%) Mentoring
6 17 (15.32%) TDD
7 15 (13.51%) Configuration Management
7 15 (13.51%) Pair Programming
7 15 (13.51%) Refactoring
8 13 (11.71%) MVC
9 11 (9.91%) Analytics
10 10 (9.01%) Domain-Driven Design
10 10 (9.01%) BDD
10 10 (9.01%) Risk Management
11 9 (8.11%) Multithreading
11 9 (8.11%) OOD
11 9 (8.11%) Workflow
12 8 (7.21%) Project Management
12 8 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (7.21%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 37 (33.33%) Java
2 24 (21.62%) Ruby
3 23 (20.72%) JavaScript
4 17 (15.32%) C#
5 16 (14.41%) C++
5 16 (14.41%) SQL
6 11 (9.91%) Python
7 5 (4.50%) C
7 5 (4.50%) PHP
7 5 (4.50%) XAML
7 5 (4.50%) Scala
8 4 (3.60%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.60%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.70%) Perl
10 1 (0.90%) Groovy
10 1 (0.90%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.90%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 19 (17.12%) Degree
2 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.81%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) COBIT
3 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.70%) vCloud
2 2 (1.80%) XenApp
2 2 (1.80%) XenDesktop
2 2 (1.80%) Terminal Services
2 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.90%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) Puppet
2 1 (0.90%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.90%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.90%) Kibana
2 1 (0.90%) logstash
2 1 (0.90%) Salt
2 1 (0.90%) Ansible
2 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.90%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 19 (17.12%) Oracle
2 16 (14.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.50%) Akamai
4 4 (3.60%) Splunk
5 3 (2.70%) VMware
6 2 (1.80%) Vyatta
6 2 (1.80%) IBM
6 2 (1.80%) Citrix
6 2 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.80%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.80%) Brocade
7 1 (0.90%) Zend
7 1 (0.90%) StreamServe
7 1 (0.90%) DataSynapse
7 1 (0.90%) Google
7 1 (0.90%) SAP
7 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.90%) Apple
7 1 (0.90%) Open Text
7 1 (0.90%) hybris
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