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 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 381 358 371
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 43 54 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.30% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 29 26
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£463 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £365 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £610 £813
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £369 £354
% change year-on-year
+20.67% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.68 £34.25 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-10.43% -3.52%
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
18365 18102 18348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.72% 78.99% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13067 12777 12671
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
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 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 226 280
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 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 3 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 -11 4 £405 -29.56% 13
Hayes - 1 - - 2
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 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 41 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.47%) .NET
2 31 (36.47%) Microsoft
3 22 (25.88%) JavaScript
4 21 (24.71%) SDLC
5 20 (23.53%) SQL
6 19 (22.35%) C#
7 18 (21.18%) SQL Server
7 18 (21.18%) Scrum
8 17 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 17 (20.00%) Java
9 16 (18.82%) Open Source
10 15 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (17.65%) Software Engineering
11 14 (16.47%) Finance
11 14 (16.47%) Ruby on Rails
11 14 (16.47%) Ruby
11 14 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (16.47%) REST
12 13 (15.29%) Games
12 13 (15.29%) HTML
13 12 (14.12%) HTML5
14 11 (12.94%) Apple iOS
14 11 (12.94%) Android
14 11 (12.94%) .NET Framework
15 10 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
15 10 (11.76%) MVC
15 10 (11.76%) AngularJS
15 10 (11.76%) Software Delivery

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 9 (10.59%) Node.js
2 7 (8.24%) IIS
3 3 (3.53%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) Maya
2 2 (2.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.18%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.18%) Magento
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (5.88%) Amazon S3
2 5 (5.88%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.35%) SaaS
3 2 (2.35%) PaaS
4 1 (1.18%) GitHub
4 1 (1.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) Internet
2 2 (2.35%) LDAP
2 2 (2.35%) OpenFlow
3 1 (1.18%) Multicast
3 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.18%) VPN
3 1 (1.18%) DVB
3 1 (1.18%) Firewall
3 1 (1.18%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.18%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (8.24%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.06%) MySQL
5 5 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.53%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.35%) Big Data
9 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.18%) QlikView
9 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.18%) OLAP
9 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.59%) JUnit
2 9 (10.59%) Selenium
2 9 (10.59%) RSpec
3 8 (9.41%) TeamCity
3 8 (9.41%) Subversion
4 4 (4.71%) CruiseControl
5 2 (2.35%) Xcode
5 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (1.18%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.18%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.18%) MSI
General
1 14 (16.47%) Finance
2 13 (15.29%) Games
3 9 (10.59%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.24%) Law
5 4 (4.71%) Banking
5 4 (4.71%) Marketing
6 3 (3.53%) Publishing
6 3 (3.53%) Retail
7 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (42.35%) Architect
2 22 (25.88%) Developer
3 15 (17.65%) Technical Architect
4 10 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (10.59%) .NET Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Applications Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Technical Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Integration Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Java Architect
9 3 (3.53%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (36.47%) .NET
2 14 (16.47%) Ruby on Rails
2 14 (16.47%) REST
3 13 (15.29%) HTML
4 12 (14.12%) HTML5
5 11 (12.94%) .NET Framework
6 10 (11.76%) AngularJS
7 9 (10.59%) ASP.NET
7 9 (10.59%) Web Services
8 8 (9.41%) jQuery
9 7 (8.24%) LINQ
9 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (7.06%) JSON
11 5 (5.88%) Ajax
11 5 (5.88%) Django
11 5 (5.88%) CSS
11 5 (5.88%) CSS3
11 5 (5.88%) Play Framework
12 4 (4.71%) XML
12 4 (4.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.41%) User Experience
3 7 (8.24%) STB
4 6 (7.06%) IPTV
4 6 (7.06%) Streaming Video
4 6 (7.06%) Grid Computing
4 6 (7.06%) Xbox
4 6 (7.06%) Over-the-Top Content
4 6 (7.06%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.06%) Chromecast
4 6 (7.06%) Apple TV
4 6 (7.06%) PlayStation
5 5 (5.88%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.71%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.35%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.35%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.35%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.35%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.18%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.94%) Android
1 11 (12.94%) Apple iOS
2 8 (9.41%) Windows
3 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.71%) Linux
5 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.18%) UNIX
6 1 (1.18%) Solaris
6 1 (1.18%) CentOS
6 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (24.71%) SDLC
3 18 (21.18%) Scrum
4 16 (18.82%) Open Source
5 15 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 10 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
6 10 (11.76%) MVC
6 10 (11.76%) Software Delivery
7 9 (10.59%) Pair Programming
7 9 (10.59%) UML
7 9 (10.59%) Refactoring
8 8 (9.41%) SOA
8 8 (9.41%) Data Modelling
8 8 (9.41%) TDD
9 7 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (8.24%) Practice Management
9 7 (8.24%) Kanban
9 7 (8.24%) Unit Testing
9 7 (8.24%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.88%) JavaScript
2 20 (23.53%) SQL
3 19 (22.35%) C#
4 17 (20.00%) Java
5 14 (16.47%) Ruby
6 8 (9.41%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.71%) Scala
8 3 (3.53%) C++
8 3 (3.53%) Python
9 2 (2.35%) Lua
9 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.35%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.35%) C
10 1 (1.18%) VB
10 1 (1.18%) VBA
10 1 (1.18%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.18%) Perl
10 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (7.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.18%) PMP
2 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.18%) XenApp
2 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.18%) Varnish
2 1 (1.18%) vCloud
2 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (36.47%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle
3 6 (7.06%) Apple
3 6 (7.06%) Roku
4 5 (5.88%) Akamai
5 4 (4.71%) GigaSpaces
5 4 (4.71%) IBM
6 2 (2.35%) SAP
6 2 (2.35%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.35%) Perforce
6 2 (2.35%) VMware
6 2 (2.35%) hybris
6 2 (2.35%) Solace
7 1 (1.18%) FactSet
7 1 (1.18%) Vyatta
7 1 (1.18%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.18%) Brocade
7 1 (1.18%) Zend
7 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.18%) Business Objects
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