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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architecture
England / London
Rank 344 354 376
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +22
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 62 71 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.34% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.39% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 52 36
Median daily rate £500 £488 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +17.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £370 £413
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -10.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%

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
16515 17982 17500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.94% 85.01% 82.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11965 12881 12456
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 209 204
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.97 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -1 4 £513 -10.86% 9
Canary Wharf - 2 £550 -
Osterley - 1 £450 -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 115 (64.97%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (40.68%) Java
3 64 (36.16%) Scrum
4 55 (31.07%) TDD
5 49 (27.68%) SOA
6 42 (23.73%) JSON
7 41 (23.16%) Oracle
8 40 (22.60%) HTML
8 40 (22.60%) OO
9 37 (20.90%) RESTful
10 36 (20.34%) REST
11 34 (19.21%) Kanban
12 31 (17.51%) JavaScript
12 31 (17.51%) SQL
12 31 (17.51%) CSS
13 29 (16.38%) HTML5
14 28 (15.82%) OOA/OOD
14 28 (15.82%) Data Modelling
14 28 (15.82%) Spring
15 27 (15.25%) AngularJS
16 26 (14.69%) TOGAF
16 26 (14.69%) J2EE
17 25 (14.12%) UML
17 25 (14.12%) Python
17 25 (14.12%) Open Source
17 25 (14.12%) Prototyping
18 24 (13.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 24 (13.56%) Microservices
18 24 (13.56%) Internet
19 23 (12.99%) XML

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 24 (13.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (5.65%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (4.52%) Apache Spark
3 8 (4.52%) Confluence
4 5 (2.82%) CMS
5 3 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.69%) JBoss
5 3 (1.69%) Liferay
5 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.69%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.13%) Apache
6 2 (1.13%) Drupal
6 2 (1.13%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.13%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.56%) nginx
7 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (9.60%) PaaS
3 13 (7.34%) IaaS
4 3 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.69%) Office 365
4 3 (1.69%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.13%) GitHub
6 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.56%) Heroku
6 1 (0.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.56%) Internet
2 14 (7.91%) HTTP
3 13 (7.34%) DMARC
4 11 (6.21%) DKIM
4 11 (6.21%) SMTP
5 8 (4.52%) LDAP
6 5 (2.82%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.82%) VPN
7 4 (2.26%) DHCP
7 4 (2.26%) DNS
7 4 (2.26%) DVB
8 3 (1.69%) AMQP
8 3 (1.69%) Firewall
8 3 (1.69%) WAN
9 1 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.56%) SNMP
9 1 (0.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.99%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (9.60%) MySQL
2 17 (9.60%) NoSQL
3 16 (9.04%) Hadoop
4 15 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (8.47%) MongoDB
5 14 (7.91%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (6.21%) Big Data
7 9 (5.08%) Data Mining
8 6 (3.39%) Endeca
9 5 (2.82%) Apache Hive
9 5 (2.82%) HBase
9 5 (2.82%) Mixpanel
10 4 (2.26%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.69%) MariaDB
11 3 (1.69%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.69%) SQL Server
11 3 (1.69%) Sqoop
12 2 (1.13%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 23 (12.99%) Git (software)
2 16 (9.04%) Jenkins
3 12 (6.78%) JIRA
4 9 (5.08%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (5.08%) Subversion
5 7 (3.95%) Selenium
6 6 (3.39%) Mockito
6 6 (3.39%) Moq
6 6 (3.39%) SpecFlow
6 6 (3.39%) WebDriver
7 5 (2.82%) CircleCI
7 5 (2.82%) CocoaPods
7 5 (2.82%) git-flow
7 5 (2.82%) Travis CI
8 2 (1.13%) Gradle
8 2 (1.13%) Maven
8 2 (1.13%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.56%) Ant
9 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.56%) JUnit
General
1 20 (11.30%) Finance
2 9 (5.08%) Marketing
3 6 (3.39%) Banking
4 4 (2.26%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.69%) Automotive
5 3 (1.69%) Electronics
5 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.13%) Advertising
6 2 (1.13%) Billing
6 2 (1.13%) German Language
7 1 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 80 (45.20%) Architect
2 58 (32.77%) Developer
3 22 (12.43%) Technical Architect
4 19 (10.73%) Java Architect
5 17 (9.60%) Software Architect
6 13 (7.34%) Technical Leader
7 12 (6.78%) Senior Developer
7 12 (6.78%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (6.21%) Java Developer
9 9 (5.08%) AWS Developer
9 9 (5.08%) Digital Architect
10 8 (4.52%) Java Software Architect
10 8 (4.52%) Lead Developer
11 7 (3.95%) Cloud Architect
12 6 (3.39%) Full Stack Developer
12 6 (3.39%) Infrastructure Architect
12 6 (3.39%) iOS Developer
12 6 (3.39%) Senior Architect
13 5 (2.82%) Applications Developer
13 5 (2.82%) J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (23.73%) JSON
2 40 (22.60%) HTML
3 37 (20.90%) RESTful
4 36 (20.34%) REST
5 31 (17.51%) CSS
6 29 (16.38%) HTML5
7 28 (15.82%) Spring
8 27 (15.25%) AngularJS
9 26 (14.69%) J2EE
10 23 (12.99%) XML
11 22 (12.43%) CSS3
11 22 (12.43%) Hibernate
12 20 (11.30%) Web Services
13 19 (10.73%) Node.js
14 18 (10.17%) Ajax
15 16 (9.04%) Django
16 15 (8.47%) XSLT
17 12 (6.78%) Play Framework
17 12 (6.78%) Ruby on Rails
18 11 (6.21%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.99%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.08%) STB
3 8 (4.52%) Digital TV
3 8 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.52%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.52%) Semantic Web
4 7 (3.95%) iPad
4 7 (3.95%) User Experience
4 7 (3.95%) Virtual Team
5 6 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.39%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.39%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (2.26%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.69%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.69%) MPEG
7 3 (1.69%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.69%) PKI
8 2 (1.13%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.86%) Linux
2 7 (3.95%) Apple iOS
2 7 (3.95%) Unix
3 4 (2.26%) Windows
4 3 (1.69%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.13%) Android
5 2 (1.13%) Solaris
6 1 (0.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (64.97%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (36.16%) Scrum
3 55 (31.07%) TDD
4 49 (27.68%) SOA
5 40 (22.60%) OO
6 34 (19.21%) Kanban
7 28 (15.82%) Data Modelling
7 28 (15.82%) OOA/OOD
8 26 (14.69%) TOGAF
9 25 (14.12%) Open Source
9 25 (14.12%) Prototyping
9 25 (14.12%) UML
10 24 (13.56%) Microservices
11 23 (12.99%) Mentoring
11 23 (12.99%) User Stories
12 21 (11.86%) Coaching
12 21 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (11.86%) Logical Data Model
12 21 (11.86%) Physical Data Model
13 20 (11.30%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 72 (40.68%) Java
2 31 (17.51%) JavaScript
2 31 (17.51%) SQL
3 25 (14.12%) Python
4 17 (9.60%) PL/SQL
4 17 (9.60%) Ruby
5 15 (8.47%) Scala
6 14 (7.91%) C#
7 12 (6.78%) C
7 12 (6.78%) C++
8 11 (6.21%) ActionScript
9 10 (5.65%) Bash Shell
10 8 (4.52%) PHP
11 6 (3.39%) Apple Swift
12 5 (2.82%) Objective-C
12 5 (2.82%) R
13 4 (2.26%) Go
13 4 (2.26%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.69%) Erlang
14 3 (1.69%) ES6
Qualifications
1 22 (12.43%) Security Cleared
2 19 (10.73%) SC Cleared
3 16 (9.04%) Degree
4 13 (7.34%) ISEB
5 12 (6.78%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.56%) CCNP
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.65%) QA
2 9 (5.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (3.39%) SDET
4 1 (0.56%) HMG Infosec
4 1 (0.56%) PA-DSS
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (3.39%) Docker
2 5 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.69%) HDFS
3 3 (1.69%) XenApp
4 2 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.56%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.56%) vCloud
5 1 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (5.08%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.82%) HockeyApp
3 4 (2.26%) SCCM
4 3 (1.69%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.69%) SCOM
5 2 (1.13%) Puppet
6 1 (0.56%) Ansible
6 1 (0.56%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.56%) Control-M
6 1 (0.56%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.56%) logstash
6 1 (0.56%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.56%) Nagios
6 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.56%) Opsview
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 41 (23.16%) Oracle
2 17 (9.60%) Sybase
3 16 (9.04%) IBM
4 11 (6.21%) Adobe
5 6 (3.39%) Apple
5 6 (3.39%) ATG
5 6 (3.39%) Pega
6 5 (2.82%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.82%) Coremetrics
6 5 (2.82%) SAP
7 3 (1.69%) Cisco
7 3 (1.69%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.69%) RightFax
7 3 (1.69%) VMware
7 3 (1.69%) Zend
8 2 (1.13%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.13%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.13%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.13%) Siebel
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