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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 369 340 343
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +3
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 34 55 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.31% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 40 40
Average daily rate
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£550 £469 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £654 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.15% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £34.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.86% -8.66%
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
17318 17624 17111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.13% 77.89% 77.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12201 12641 11801
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 227 267
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.88 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -34.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 0 3 £418 -9.72% 13
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 39 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.38%) Microsoft
3 23 (29.11%) .NET
4 22 (27.85%) Java
5 19 (24.05%) JavaScript
5 19 (24.05%) Open Source
6 17 (21.52%) Scrum
7 16 (20.25%) HTML
7 16 (20.25%) REST
7 16 (20.25%) Ruby
8 15 (18.99%) Ruby on Rails
8 15 (18.99%) HTML5
9 14 (17.72%) Finance
9 14 (17.72%) Pair Programming
10 13 (16.46%) OO
10 13 (16.46%) Selenium
10 13 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (16.46%) Software Delivery
11 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (15.19%) Games
12 11 (13.92%) JUnit
12 11 (13.92%) Refactoring
12 11 (13.92%) RSpec
12 11 (13.92%) Android
12 11 (13.92%) Domain-Driven Design
12 11 (13.92%) Node.js
12 11 (13.92%) Apple iOS
12 11 (13.92%) AngularJS
13 10 (12.66%) User Experience
14 9 (11.39%) Software Engineering

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (13.92%) Node.js
2 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.53%) Apache
3 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.27%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) Amazon ELB
1 7 (8.86%) Amazon S3
1 7 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.33%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (6.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.53%) Route 53
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (2.53%) AWS CloudTrail
3 2 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (2.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) Firewall
2 4 (5.06%) LDAP
3 2 (2.53%) Internet
4 1 (1.27%) Multicast
4 1 (1.27%) AMQP
4 1 (1.27%) Network Security
4 1 (1.27%) DVB
4 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) NoSQL
2 7 (8.86%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.06%) MySQL
4 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (5.06%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.53%) Big Data
6 1 (1.27%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Selenium
2 11 (13.92%) JUnit
2 11 (13.92%) RSpec
3 6 (7.59%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.53%) Maven
5 2 (2.53%) Gradle
5 2 (2.53%) Grunt
5 2 (2.53%) Gerrit
5 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (1.27%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.27%) MSI
6 1 (1.27%) ClearCase
General
1 14 (17.72%) Finance
2 12 (15.19%) Games
3 8 (10.13%) Telecoms
3 8 (10.13%) Banking
4 5 (6.33%) Law
5 4 (5.06%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.80%) Marketing
7 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.53%) Publishing
7 2 (2.53%) Retail
8 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (40.51%) Architect
2 17 (21.52%) Developer
3 14 (17.72%) Technical Architect
4 8 (10.13%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (7.59%) Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Web Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) UI Developer
7 4 (5.06%) UI Programmer
8 3 (3.80%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.80%) Java Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Applications Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Technical Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.11%) .NET
2 16 (20.25%) HTML
2 16 (20.25%) REST
3 15 (18.99%) Ruby on Rails
3 15 (18.99%) HTML5
4 11 (13.92%) AngularJS
5 9 (11.39%) CSS
6 6 (7.59%) Web Services
7 5 (6.33%) Ext JS
7 5 (6.33%) JSON
7 5 (6.33%) XML
8 4 (5.06%) LAMP
8 4 (5.06%) .NET Framework
8 4 (5.06%) Django
8 4 (5.06%) Ajax
8 4 (5.06%) Spring
8 4 (5.06%) CSS3
8 4 (5.06%) Play Framework
9 3 (3.80%) XML-RPC
9 3 (3.80%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.05%) Open Source
2 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (12.66%) User Experience
4 7 (8.86%) STB
5 6 (7.59%) Xbox
5 6 (7.59%) Over-the-Top Content
5 6 (7.59%) Chromecast
5 6 (7.59%) Apple TV
5 6 (7.59%) PlayStation
5 6 (7.59%) Streaming Video
5 6 (7.59%) IPTV
6 5 (6.33%) Mobile App
6 5 (6.33%) Grid Computing
7 4 (5.06%) Client/Server
8 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
8 3 (3.80%) Market Risk
9 2 (2.53%) Physics
9 2 (2.53%) Statistics
10 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.27%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.92%) Android
1 11 (13.92%) Apple iOS
2 8 (10.13%) Linux
3 4 (5.06%) Windows
4 3 (3.80%) UNIX
5 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.27%) CentOS
6 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.52%) Scrum
3 14 (17.72%) Pair Programming
4 13 (16.46%) OO
4 13 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (16.46%) Software Delivery
5 11 (13.92%) Refactoring
5 11 (13.92%) Domain-Driven Design
6 9 (11.39%) Software Engineering
7 8 (10.13%) UML
8 7 (8.86%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (7.59%) DevOps
9 6 (7.59%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (7.59%) Data Modelling
9 6 (7.59%) SOA
9 6 (7.59%) MVC
9 6 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.59%) TDD
9 6 (7.59%) Kanban
9 6 (7.59%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.85%) Java
2 19 (24.05%) JavaScript
3 16 (20.25%) Ruby
4 9 (11.39%) SQL
5 8 (10.13%) C#
6 5 (6.33%) Python
6 5 (6.33%) C++
7 4 (5.06%) C
8 3 (3.80%) Scala
8 3 (3.80%) Perl
8 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.27%) Lua
9 1 (1.27%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.27%) VB
9 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) XenApp
1 1 (1.27%) XenDesktop
1 1 (1.27%) vCloud
1 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Puppet
1 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.27%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (30.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.59%) Roku
2 6 (7.59%) Apple
3 5 (6.33%) Akamai
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle
4 4 (5.06%) Splunk
5 3 (3.80%) GigaSpaces
6 2 (2.53%) SAP
6 2 (2.53%) IBM
6 2 (2.53%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.53%) hybris
6 2 (2.53%) Solace
7 1 (1.27%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.27%) Vyatta
7 1 (1.27%) FactSet
7 1 (1.27%) Brocade
7 1 (1.27%) VMware
7 1 (1.27%) Perforce
7 1 (1.27%) Temenos
7 1 (1.27%) Citrix
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