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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 359 332 369
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +37
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 65 84 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.35% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.44% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 52 42
Average daily rate
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£475 £481 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £375 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £648 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £60.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-47.60% +69.01%
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
18940 19187 19819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.97% 79.17% 78.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13551 13366 13861
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 220 235
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.62 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £53.00 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
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Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
City of London +6 8 £453 -7.17% 7
Docklands, London - 3 £600 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £550 -
Hayes - 1 - -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 50 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (31.37%) Microsoft
3 27 (26.47%) .NET
4 25 (24.51%) JavaScript
5 24 (23.53%) SQL
6 23 (22.55%) Finance
7 22 (21.57%) C#
7 22 (21.57%) HTML
8 20 (19.61%) SQL Server
8 20 (19.61%) SDLC
9 19 (18.63%) Visual Studio
10 18 (17.65%) Subversion
11 16 (15.69%) Banking
11 16 (15.69%) Java
11 16 (15.69%) SOA
11 16 (15.69%) Open Source
12 15 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (14.71%) Oracle
12 15 (14.71%) Scrum
13 14 (13.73%) MVC
13 14 (13.73%) Software Engineering
14 13 (12.75%) Product Management
14 13 (12.75%) jQuery
14 13 (12.75%) Web Services
14 13 (12.75%) ASP.NET
15 12 (11.76%) T-SQL
15 12 (11.76%) E-Commerce
15 12 (11.76%) Unit Testing
15 12 (11.76%) TeamCity
15 12 (11.76%) HTML5

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 9 (8.82%) IIS
2 6 (5.88%) Joomla!
2 6 (5.88%) Node.js
3 4 (3.92%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.92%) CMS
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.98%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.98%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.92%) MS Office
3 2 (1.96%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Temenos T24
1 2 (1.96%) Magento
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.98%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (6.86%) SaaS
1 7 (6.86%) PaaS
2 1 (0.98%) GitHub
2 1 (0.98%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.82%) Internet
2 7 (6.86%) OpenFlow
3 1 (0.98%) SAN
3 1 (0.98%) Firewall
3 1 (0.98%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (9.80%) MySQL
4 7 (6.86%) Hadoop
5 6 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.88%) MariaDB
6 5 (4.90%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.90%) Big Data
7 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.94%) OLAP
8 3 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.94%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.96%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 19 (18.63%) Visual Studio
2 18 (17.65%) Subversion
3 12 (11.76%) TeamCity
4 8 (7.84%) CruiseControl
5 6 (5.88%) RSpec
5 6 (5.88%) Selenium
5 6 (5.88%) JUnit
6 4 (3.92%) Xcode
7 3 (2.94%) JIRA
7 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 2 (1.96%) JBehave
8 2 (1.96%) Mockito
8 2 (1.96%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.96%) jMock
9 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.98%) HP UFT
General
1 23 (22.55%) Finance
2 16 (15.69%) Banking
3 9 (8.82%) Games
4 8 (7.84%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.90%) Law
5 5 (4.90%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.92%) Marketing
7 2 (1.96%) Retail
8 1 (0.98%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.98%) French Language
8 1 (0.98%) German Language
8 1 (0.98%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.98%) Publishing
8 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.98%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 54 (52.94%) Architect
2 35 (34.31%) Developer
3 18 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
4 17 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 13 (12.75%) .NET Developer
6 7 (6.86%) Lead Architect
6 7 (6.86%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 7 (6.86%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (5.88%) Agile .NET Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Joomla! Developer
8 5 (4.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (4.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.90%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Java Architect
10 3 (2.94%) Hadoop Developer
10 3 (2.94%) AWS Developer
10 3 (2.94%) Senior Architect
10 3 (2.94%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (26.47%) .NET
2 22 (21.57%) HTML
3 13 (12.75%) ASP.NET
3 13 (12.75%) Web Services
3 13 (12.75%) jQuery
4 12 (11.76%) HTML5
4 12 (11.76%) .NET Framework
5 11 (10.78%) LINQ
6 10 (9.80%) CSS
6 10 (9.80%) REST
7 9 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 9 (8.82%) Ruby on Rails
8 7 (6.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (6.86%) Entity Framework
8 7 (6.86%) AngularJS
9 6 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (5.88%) JSON
9 6 (5.88%) J2EE
10 4 (3.92%) Middleware
10 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.84%) User Experience
2 8 (7.84%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.86%) Private Cloud
3 7 (6.86%) Public Cloud
3 7 (6.86%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.88%) Streaming Video
4 6 (5.88%) STB
4 6 (5.88%) IPTV
4 6 (5.88%) Xbox
4 6 (5.88%) Over-the-Top Content
4 6 (5.88%) Chromecast
4 6 (5.88%) Apple TV
4 6 (5.88%) PlayStation
5 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.92%) Grid Computing
6 3 (2.94%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.94%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.96%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.84%) Windows
2 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.88%) Android
4 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.98%) UNIX
5 1 (0.98%) Solaris
5 1 (0.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (19.61%) SDLC
3 16 (15.69%) SOA
3 16 (15.69%) Open Source
4 15 (14.71%) Scrum
5 14 (13.73%) MVC
5 14 (13.73%) Software Engineering
6 13 (12.75%) Product Management
7 12 (11.76%) Unit Testing
7 12 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 10 (9.80%) TDD
9 9 (8.82%) Data Modelling
9 9 (8.82%) Configuration Management
9 9 (8.82%) DevOps
10 8 (7.84%) Change Management
10 8 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (6.86%) Domain-Driven Design
11 7 (6.86%) Network Management
11 7 (6.86%) Refactoring
11 7 (6.86%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.51%) JavaScript
2 24 (23.53%) SQL
3 22 (21.57%) C#
4 16 (15.69%) Java
5 12 (11.76%) T-SQL
6 9 (8.82%) Ruby
7 7 (6.86%) PHP
8 4 (3.92%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.94%) Scala
9 3 (2.94%) VB
9 3 (2.94%) VBA
10 2 (1.96%) Python
10 2 (1.96%) C++
10 2 (1.96%) Lua
Qualifications
1 7 (6.86%) Degree
2 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) PMP
4 1 (0.98%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) Basel III
2 2 (1.96%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (1.96%) VMware ESX
1 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.98%) Varnish
2 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (31.37%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.71%) Oracle
3 6 (5.88%) Apple
3 6 (5.88%) ServiceNow
3 6 (5.88%) Roku
4 4 (3.92%) GigaSpaces
5 3 (2.94%) IBM
6 2 (1.96%) Perforce
6 2 (1.96%) VMware
6 2 (1.96%) Temenos
6 2 (1.96%) Informatica
7 1 (0.98%) SAP
7 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.98%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.98%) Zend
7 1 (0.98%) hybris
7 1 (0.98%) FactSet
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