The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 344 367 345
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -22
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 73 46 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.25% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 28 36
Average daily rate
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£450 £520 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +16.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £396 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £833 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £410
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -17.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -16.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18062 18544 19522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.87% 76.39% 73.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12621 12882 12946
Average daily rate £442 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.77% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 256 380
Average hourly rate £20.18 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.60% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £51.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Software Architecture
England

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 2014.

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 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +24 12 £525 +5.00% 4
Canary Wharf +27 1 - -
Chiswick - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 47 (35.61%) HTML
2 39 (29.55%) Java
2 39 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (28.79%) CSS
4 36 (27.27%) MySQL
5 35 (26.52%) SQL
6 34 (25.76%) TDD
6 34 (25.76%) Scrum
7 33 (25.00%) Linux
7 33 (25.00%) REST
8 32 (24.24%) Open Source
8 32 (24.24%) JSON
9 30 (22.73%) Ajax
9 30 (22.73%) HTML5
10 29 (21.97%) NoSQL
10 29 (21.97%) CSS3
11 28 (21.21%) .NET
12 27 (20.45%) Ruby
13 26 (19.70%) PostgreSQL
14 23 (17.42%) C#
14 23 (17.42%) Apache Cassandra
14 23 (17.42%) Kanban
15 22 (16.67%) MongoDB
16 21 (15.91%) C++
16 21 (15.91%) Configuration Management
16 21 (15.91%) Spring
16 21 (15.91%) Ruby on Rails
17 20 (15.15%) Banking
17 20 (15.15%) Microsoft
17 20 (15.15%) Scala

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 6 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.03%) TIBCO EMS
3 3 (2.27%) Apache Solr
3 3 (2.27%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.27%) Apache
4 2 (1.52%) CMS
4 2 (1.52%) IIS
4 2 (1.52%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.76%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.76%) Mule
5 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.76%) Node.js
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.76%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.52%) Magento
4 1 (0.76%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.76%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.03%) GitHub
2 2 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.52%) SaaS
2 2 (1.52%) PaaS
3 1 (0.76%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.79%) SSL
2 5 (3.79%) HTTP
3 3 (2.27%) ZigBee
3 3 (2.27%) VoIP
4 2 (1.52%) LDAP
4 2 (1.52%) AMQP
5 1 (0.76%) NAS
5 1 (0.76%) LAN
5 1 (0.76%) WAN
5 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.76%) SAN
5 1 (0.76%) Internet
5 1 (0.76%) DVB
5 1 (0.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (27.27%) MySQL
2 29 (21.97%) NoSQL
3 26 (19.70%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (17.42%) Apache Cassandra
5 22 (16.67%) MongoDB
6 15 (11.36%) Relational Database
7 12 (9.09%) SQL Server
8 7 (5.30%) Oracle Database
9 5 (3.79%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (2.27%) QlikView
10 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.27%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.52%) Big Data
12 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.76%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.76%) Oracle ODI
12 1 (0.76%) KDB
12 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (5.30%) Subversion
1 7 (5.30%) JUnit
2 6 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.79%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.03%) Ant
4 4 (3.03%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.03%) ClearCase
5 3 (2.27%) Maven
5 3 (2.27%) Hudson
6 2 (1.52%) RSpec
6 2 (1.52%) JIRA
6 2 (1.52%) Selenium
6 2 (1.52%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.52%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.52%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.76%) Toad
7 1 (0.76%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.76%) NUnit
7 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.76%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 20 (15.15%) Banking
2 17 (12.88%) Finance
3 8 (6.06%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.79%) Front Office
5 4 (3.03%) Back Office
6 3 (2.27%) Retail
6 3 (2.27%) Law
7 2 (1.52%) Billing
8 1 (0.76%) Advertising
8 1 (0.76%) Publishing
8 1 (0.76%) Games
8 1 (0.76%) Marketing
8 1 (0.76%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.76%) German Language
Job Titles
1 50 (37.88%) Architect
2 46 (34.85%) Developer
3 20 (15.15%) Technical Architect
4 17 (12.88%) Java Developer
5 16 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.55%) Consultant
8 6 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
8 6 (4.55%) Senior Architect
8 6 (4.55%) Backup Specialist
9 5 (3.79%) PHP Developer
10 4 (3.03%) Software Architect
10 4 (3.03%) Senior Enterprise Architect
10 4 (3.03%) Analyst
10 4 (3.03%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.03%) Digital Architect
11 3 (2.27%) Development Manager
11 3 (2.27%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (35.61%) HTML
2 38 (28.79%) CSS
3 33 (25.00%) REST
4 32 (24.24%) JSON
5 30 (22.73%) Ajax
5 30 (22.73%) HTML5
6 29 (21.97%) CSS3
7 28 (21.21%) .NET
8 21 (15.91%) Ruby on Rails
8 21 (15.91%) Spring
9 18 (13.64%) Django
10 17 (12.88%) Play Framework
11 13 (9.85%) jQuery
11 13 (9.85%) Middleware
11 13 (9.85%) Hibernate
12 12 (9.09%) XML
13 9 (6.82%) Web Services
14 8 (6.06%) JSP
15 7 (5.30%) Servlets
15 7 (5.30%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 32 (24.24%) Open Source
2 11 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.55%) AS400
4 6 (4.55%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.03%) Smartcard
5 4 (3.03%) STB
5 4 (3.03%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.27%) Reference Data
6 3 (2.27%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.27%) IVR
6 3 (2.27%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.52%) Equities
7 2 (1.52%) Video Editing
7 2 (1.52%) DTV
7 2 (1.52%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 33 (25.00%) Linux
2 12 (9.09%) UNIX
3 7 (5.30%) Windows
4 6 (4.55%) Debian
5 3 (2.27%) MVS
5 3 (2.27%) VME
5 3 (2.27%) Android
5 3 (2.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.76%) Solaris
6 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.76%) zOS
6 1 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (25.76%) TDD
2 34 (25.76%) Scrum
3 23 (17.42%) Kanban
4 21 (15.91%) Configuration Management
5 19 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (14.39%) Software Engineering
5 19 (14.39%) User Stories
6 18 (13.64%) MVC
7 17 (12.88%) OO
8 16 (12.12%) Product Management
9 14 (10.61%) Data Protection
10 12 (9.09%) Multithreading
10 12 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (7.58%) Technical Analysis
12 8 (6.06%) UML
12 8 (6.06%) Data Modelling
12 8 (6.06%) Service Delivery
13 7 (5.30%) Project Management
13 7 (5.30%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (29.55%) Java
2 35 (26.52%) SQL
3 27 (20.45%) Ruby
4 23 (17.42%) C#
5 21 (15.91%) C++
6 20 (15.15%) Scala
7 19 (14.39%) JavaScript
8 16 (12.12%) C
8 16 (12.12%) Python
9 10 (7.58%) PHP
10 8 (6.06%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.27%) Embedded C
11 3 (2.27%) XAML
12 2 (1.52%) PHP5
13 1 (0.76%) Groovy
13 1 (0.76%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (3.03%) ISEB
3 3 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.76%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.76%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.30%) ISO 9001
1 7 (5.30%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (3.03%) Varnish
2 1 (0.76%) NDS
2 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (7.58%) Tivoli
1 10 (7.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (4.55%) Puppet
3 4 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.76%) Ansible
5 1 (0.76%) Control-M
Vendors
1 20 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.33%) Oracle
3 5 (3.79%) HP
3 5 (3.79%) TIBCO
3 5 (3.79%) IBM
4 4 (3.03%) Zend
5 2 (1.52%) Software AG
5 2 (1.52%) Sybase
5 2 (1.52%) JBoss
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco
6 1 (0.76%) BEA
6 1 (0.76%) Informatica
6 1 (0.76%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.76%) VMware
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