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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 368 350 377
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +27
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 46 70 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.30% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.38% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 40 26
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £325 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £600 £838
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £35.50
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
18668 18664 19051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.27% 79.03% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13353 13049 13235
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 227 267
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.00 £53.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 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 29 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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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 -3 5 £405 -22.85% 6
Docklands, London - 2 £575 -
Hayes - 1 - -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (39.24%) Microsoft
3 27 (34.18%) .NET
4 21 (26.58%) SQL
4 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
5 20 (25.32%) C#
6 18 (22.78%) SQL Server
7 17 (21.52%) Visual Studio
8 16 (20.25%) Java
9 15 (18.99%) Finance
9 15 (18.99%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (17.72%) Software Engineering
11 13 (16.46%) Games
11 13 (16.46%) Scrum
11 13 (16.46%) HTML
11 13 (16.46%) SDLC
12 12 (15.19%) Web Services
12 12 (15.19%) .NET Framework
13 11 (13.92%) Open Source
13 11 (13.92%) HTML5
13 11 (13.92%) MVC
14 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET
14 10 (12.66%) SOA
14 10 (12.66%) E-Commerce
14 10 (12.66%) REST
14 10 (12.66%) Software Delivery
15 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (11.39%) TeamCity
15 9 (11.39%) jQuery
15 9 (11.39%) Subversion

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (8.86%) IIS
2 6 (7.59%) Node.js
3 3 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) Maya
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.27%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.27%) Magento
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.33%) SaaS
1 5 (6.33%) PaaS
2 1 (1.27%) GitHub
2 1 (1.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) Internet
2 5 (6.33%) OpenFlow
3 1 (1.27%) Multicast
3 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.27%) SAN
3 1 (1.27%) DVB
3 1 (1.27%) Firewall
3 1 (1.27%) NAS
3 1 (1.27%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.78%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (6.33%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.06%) MySQL
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.80%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.80%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.53%) Big Data
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.27%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.27%) QlikView
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (21.52%) Visual Studio
2 9 (11.39%) Subversion
2 9 (11.39%) TeamCity
3 6 (7.59%) RSpec
3 6 (7.59%) Selenium
3 6 (7.59%) JUnit
4 5 (6.33%) CruiseControl
5 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.53%) Xcode
6 1 (1.27%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.27%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 15 (18.99%) Finance
2 13 (16.46%) Games
3 9 (11.39%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.86%) Law
5 4 (5.06%) Marketing
6 3 (3.80%) Banking
6 3 (3.80%) Retail
7 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.27%) Publishing
8 1 (1.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (46.84%) Architect
2 24 (30.38%) Developer
3 12 (15.19%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (13.92%) Technical Architect
5 10 (12.66%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.33%) C# Developer
6 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Applications Developer
6 5 (6.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (6.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Java Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Applications Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (34.18%) .NET
2 13 (16.46%) HTML
3 12 (15.19%) Web Services
3 12 (15.19%) .NET Framework
4 11 (13.92%) HTML5
5 10 (12.66%) REST
5 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET
6 9 (11.39%) jQuery
6 9 (11.39%) Ruby on Rails
7 8 (10.13%) LINQ
8 7 (8.86%) AngularJS
8 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (6.33%) Middleware
10 4 (5.06%) CSS
10 4 (5.06%) XML
10 4 (5.06%) Entity Framework
10 4 (5.06%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (5.06%) JSON
11 3 (3.80%) RESTful
11 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.86%) STB
2 7 (8.86%) User Experience
3 6 (7.59%) Chromecast
3 6 (7.59%) Apple TV
3 6 (7.59%) PlayStation
3 6 (7.59%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.59%) IPTV
3 6 (7.59%) Xbox
3 6 (7.59%) Over-the-Top Content
3 6 (7.59%) Streaming Video
3 6 (7.59%) Grid Computing
3 6 (7.59%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.33%) Private Cloud
4 5 (6.33%) Public Cloud
5 4 (5.06%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.80%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.27%) DTV
7 1 (1.27%) Equities
7 1 (1.27%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.13%) Windows
2 6 (7.59%) Android
2 6 (7.59%) Apple iOS
3 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.06%) Linux
5 2 (2.53%) UNIX
5 2 (2.53%) Solaris
5 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.72%) Software Engineering
3 13 (16.46%) Scrum
3 13 (16.46%) SDLC
4 11 (13.92%) Open Source
4 11 (13.92%) MVC
5 10 (12.66%) E-Commerce
5 10 (12.66%) SOA
5 10 (12.66%) Software Delivery
6 9 (11.39%) Data Modelling
7 8 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (10.13%) DevOps
7 8 (10.13%) Unit Testing
8 7 (8.86%) Practice Management
8 7 (8.86%) UML
8 7 (8.86%) Domain-Driven Design
9 6 (7.59%) TDD
9 6 (7.59%) Pair Programming
9 6 (7.59%) Refactoring
9 6 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.58%) SQL
1 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
2 20 (25.32%) C#
3 16 (20.25%) Java
4 9 (11.39%) Ruby
5 8 (10.13%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.80%) C++
6 3 (3.80%) Python
6 3 (3.80%) Scala
7 2 (2.53%) Lua
7 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.53%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.53%) C
8 1 (1.27%) VB
8 1 (1.27%) VBA
8 1 (1.27%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.27%) Perl
8 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) PMP
3 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) VMware ESX
1 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.27%) Varnish
2 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (39.24%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.39%) Oracle
3 6 (7.59%) Apple
3 6 (7.59%) Roku
4 5 (6.33%) IBM
5 4 (5.06%) GigaSpaces
6 2 (2.53%) hybris
6 2 (2.53%) Solace
6 2 (2.53%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.53%) Perforce
6 2 (2.53%) VMware
6 2 (2.53%) SAP
7 1 (1.27%) Temenos
7 1 (1.27%) Informatica
7 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.27%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.27%) FactSet
7 1 (1.27%) Zend
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £750 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago