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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 336 377 354
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -23
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 104 57 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.25% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.30% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 43 62
Median daily rate £490 £533 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.98% +6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £723
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £406
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.10 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £31.44 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+19.27% -47.60%
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
19732 19199 19904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 86.03% 83.22% 81.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14121 13782 14102
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 218 250
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.05 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the London region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Software Architecture Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 September 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 +17 12 £425 -15.00% 5
Westminster - 3 £425 -
Docklands, London +10 1 - -
Canary Wharf -4 1 - -
Romford - 1 £325 -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 109 (62.29%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (48.57%) HTML
3 81 (46.29%) CSS
4 77 (44.00%) TDD
5 61 (34.86%) HTML5
6 59 (33.71%) Scrum
7 49 (28.00%) Mentoring
8 47 (26.86%) Java
8 47 (26.86%) PostgreSQL
9 46 (26.29%) REST
10 45 (25.71%) Finance
11 44 (25.14%) JavaScript
11 44 (25.14%) CSS3
12 42 (24.00%) Kanban
13 40 (22.86%) OO
14 39 (22.29%) AngularJS
15 37 (21.14%) NoSQL
16 36 (20.57%) JSON
17 35 (20.00%) Prototyping
18 34 (19.43%) MongoDB
19 33 (18.86%) Apache Cassandra
19 33 (18.86%) Ruby
19 33 (18.86%) Configuration Management
20 32 (18.29%) MySQL
20 32 (18.29%) Web Services
20 32 (18.29%) Open Source
20 32 (18.29%) User Stories
21 29 (16.57%) Play Framework
21 29 (16.57%) Scala
21 29 (16.57%) Django

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 9 (5.14%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.86%) Apache Solr
2 5 (2.86%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.86%) Confluence
3 4 (2.29%) Drupal
3 4 (2.29%) JBoss
3 4 (2.29%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.71%) Apache
4 3 (1.71%) CMS
5 2 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.14%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.14%) WildFly
6 1 (0.57%) GemFire
6 1 (0.57%) Mule
6 1 (0.57%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.57%) nginx
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.14%) GitHub
4 2 (1.14%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.14%) Heroku
4 2 (1.14%) SaaS
5 1 (0.57%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.57%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.43%) HTTP
2 6 (3.43%) LDAP
3 3 (1.71%) DVB
3 3 (1.71%) Firewall
3 3 (1.71%) Internet
3 3 (1.71%) Skype
4 2 (1.14%) LAN
4 2 (1.14%) WAN
5 1 (0.57%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.57%) SSL
5 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.57%) VPN
5 1 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (26.86%) PostgreSQL
2 37 (21.14%) NoSQL
3 34 (19.43%) MongoDB
4 33 (18.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 32 (18.29%) MySQL
6 6 (3.43%) Big Data
6 6 (3.43%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.43%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.86%) SQL Server
8 4 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.14%) Mixpanel
9 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.57%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.57%) HBase
10 1 (0.57%) QlikView
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.57%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (10.86%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 10 (5.71%) JIRA
3 9 (5.14%) Maven
4 7 (4.00%) Subversion
5 6 (3.43%) Gradle
5 6 (3.43%) gulp
6 5 (2.86%) IntelliJ
7 4 (2.29%) GitLab
8 3 (1.71%) SonarQube
8 3 (1.71%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.14%) Ant
9 2 (1.14%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.14%) JUnit
9 2 (1.14%) Selenium
10 1 (0.57%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.57%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.57%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.57%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 45 (25.71%) Finance
2 23 (13.14%) Banking
3 6 (3.43%) Marketing
4 5 (2.86%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.29%) Front Office
6 3 (1.71%) Law
6 3 (1.71%) Publishing
6 3 (1.71%) Retail
7 2 (1.14%) Advertising
7 2 (1.14%) Automotive
7 2 (1.14%) Back Office
7 2 (1.14%) Games
8 1 (0.57%) Billing
8 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.57%) Legal
8 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 87 (49.71%) Developer
2 52 (29.71%) Architect
3 26 (14.86%) Java Developer
4 18 (10.29%) Technical Architect
5 16 (9.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 14 (8.00%) Applications Architect
7 13 (7.43%) Senior Developer
8 12 (6.86%) Digital Architect
8 12 (6.86%) Lead Developer
8 12 (6.86%) Technical Leader
9 10 (5.71%) .NET Developer
10 9 (5.14%) Agile Developer
10 9 (5.14%) Lead Architect
10 9 (5.14%) Senior Agile Developer
10 9 (5.14%) Senior Java Developer
11 8 (4.57%) Agile Java Developer
11 8 (4.57%) AWS Developer
11 8 (4.57%) Full Stack Developer
11 8 (4.57%) HTML Developer
11 8 (4.57%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (48.57%) HTML
2 81 (46.29%) CSS
3 61 (34.86%) HTML5
4 46 (26.29%) REST
5 44 (25.14%) CSS3
6 39 (22.29%) AngularJS
7 36 (20.57%) JSON
8 32 (18.29%) Web Services
9 29 (16.57%) .NET
9 29 (16.57%) Ajax
9 29 (16.57%) Django
9 29 (16.57%) Play Framework
9 29 (16.57%) Ruby on Rails
10 25 (14.29%) RESTful
11 19 (10.86%) XML
12 18 (10.29%) jQuery
12 18 (10.29%) Node.js
12 18 (10.29%) Spring
13 16 (9.14%) Java EE
14 14 (8.00%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.29%) User Experience
2 23 (13.14%) Computer Science
3 19 (10.86%) Algorithms
4 17 (9.71%) Semantic Web
5 14 (8.00%) Data Structures
6 12 (6.86%) Management Information System
7 9 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (4.00%) iPad
9 4 (2.29%) STB
10 3 (1.71%) Digital TV
10 3 (1.71%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.14%) Life Science
11 2 (1.14%) Minimum Viable Product
11 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.14%) MPEG
11 2 (1.14%) Social Media
12 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.29%) Linux
2 5 (2.86%) Unix
3 3 (1.71%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.14%) Windows
4 2 (1.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.57%) Android
5 1 (0.57%) CentOS
5 1 (0.57%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (62.29%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (44.00%) TDD
3 59 (33.71%) Scrum
4 49 (28.00%) Mentoring
5 42 (24.00%) Kanban
6 40 (22.86%) OO
7 35 (20.00%) Prototyping
8 33 (18.86%) Configuration Management
9 32 (18.29%) Open Source
9 32 (18.29%) User Stories
10 27 (15.43%) Continuous Delivery
10 27 (15.43%) Microservices
11 26 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (14.29%) Line Management
12 25 (14.29%) SOA
13 23 (13.14%) Coaching
14 22 (12.57%) Front End Development
14 22 (12.57%) MVC
15 21 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
16 18 (10.29%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 47 (26.86%) Java
2 44 (25.14%) JavaScript
3 33 (18.86%) Ruby
4 29 (16.57%) Scala
5 21 (12.00%) SQL
6 14 (8.00%) C#
7 12 (6.86%) PHP
8 9 (5.14%) C++
9 8 (4.57%) PL/SQL
9 8 (4.57%) Python
10 5 (2.86%) C
10 5 (2.86%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.29%) R
11 4 (2.29%) XAML
12 3 (1.71%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.14%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.14%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.14%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.14%) Perl
13 2 (1.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (12.00%) Degree
2 4 (2.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.71%) ISEB
3 3 (1.71%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) CEH
5 1 (0.57%) CITP
5 1 (0.57%) ECSA
5 1 (0.57%) GIAC
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.57%) OSCP
5 1 (0.57%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.71%) QA
2 3 (1.71%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) PA-DSS
3 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.14%) Docker
4 1 (0.57%) HDFS
4 1 (0.57%) vCloud
4 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.14%) Ansible
2 1 (0.57%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.57%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.57%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.57%) Nmap
2 1 (0.57%) Rundeck
2 1 (0.57%) Salt
2 1 (0.57%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 18 (10.29%) Oracle
2 8 (4.57%) Google
3 7 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.86%) IBM
4 5 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.86%) VMware
5 4 (2.29%) Sybase
6 3 (1.71%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.14%) Adobe
7 2 (1.14%) Citrix
7 2 (1.14%) Coverity
7 2 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.57%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.57%) hybris
8 1 (0.57%) Temenos
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