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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 379 389 368
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 51 34 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.19% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 39
Median daily rate £450 £550 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £305 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £725 £657
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £435 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.06% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +13.86%
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
18518 18052 18296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.94% 80.98% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13545 12688 13115
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £618 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 253 225
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £80.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 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
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 27 May 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 +36 3 £513 +22.75% 10
Croydon - 2 - - 3
Canary Wharf - 2 £550 -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 57 (46.72%) CSS
2 55 (45.08%) HTML
2 55 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (33.61%) RESTful
4 38 (31.15%) Computer Science
5 37 (30.33%) OO
6 35 (28.69%) Finance
7 34 (27.87%) HTTP
8 32 (26.23%) JavaScript
8 32 (26.23%) Scrum
9 31 (25.41%) Java
10 30 (24.59%) Web Services
10 30 (24.59%) REST
11 29 (23.77%) Algorithms
11 29 (23.77%) TDD
11 29 (23.77%) JSON
12 27 (22.13%) HTML5
13 25 (20.49%) Node.js
14 24 (19.67%) Data Structures
15 23 (18.85%) Open Source
15 23 (18.85%) Git (software)
15 23 (18.85%) OOD
16 22 (18.03%) AngularJS
16 22 (18.03%) Express
16 22 (18.03%) hapi
16 22 (18.03%) Mentoring
17 21 (17.21%) Kanban
18 20 (16.39%) Degree
18 20 (16.39%) Configuration Management
19 19 (15.57%) Linux

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 25 (20.49%) Node.js
2 4 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.46%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.46%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.82%) CMS
4 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.82%) Mule
4 1 (0.82%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.82%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) IaaS
2 3 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.64%) GitHub
3 2 (1.64%) Office 365
3 2 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (27.87%) HTTP
2 4 (3.28%) Internet
2 4 (3.28%) MPLS
2 4 (3.28%) VPN
3 3 (2.46%) LDAP
4 2 (1.64%) AMQP
4 2 (1.64%) Firewall
4 2 (1.64%) Intranet
5 1 (0.82%) LAN
5 1 (0.82%) Multicast
5 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.30%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (9.84%) MongoDB
3 9 (7.38%) MySQL
4 8 (6.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (5.74%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.92%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (18.85%) Git (software)
2 13 (10.66%) Subversion
3 12 (9.84%) JIRA
4 8 (6.56%) gulp
5 5 (4.10%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.28%) Maven
7 3 (2.46%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.64%) GitLab
8 2 (1.64%) Gradle
8 2 (1.64%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.64%) JUnit
8 2 (1.64%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.82%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.82%) NUnit
9 1 (0.82%) SonarQube
General
1 35 (28.69%) Finance
2 14 (11.48%) Banking
3 4 (3.28%) Law
3 4 (3.28%) Marketing
3 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.46%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.46%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.46%) Legal
4 3 (2.46%) Publishing
4 3 (2.46%) Retail
5 2 (1.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (40.16%) Developer
2 43 (35.25%) Architect
3 18 (14.75%) Technical Architect
4 17 (13.93%) Full Stack Developer
4 17 (13.93%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (9.02%) Senior Architect
6 9 (7.38%) Digital Architect
6 9 (7.38%) Java Architect
7 8 (6.56%) Java Technical Architect
7 8 (6.56%) Node.js Developer
7 8 (6.56%) Service Architect
7 8 (6.56%) Technical Leader
8 7 (5.74%) Java Developer
8 7 (5.74%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (5.74%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.74%) Web Architect
9 6 (4.92%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.92%) C++ Developer
9 6 (4.92%) Embedded Engineer
9 6 (4.92%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (46.72%) CSS
2 55 (45.08%) HTML
3 41 (33.61%) RESTful
4 30 (24.59%) REST
4 30 (24.59%) Web Services
5 29 (23.77%) JSON
6 27 (22.13%) HTML5
7 22 (18.03%) AngularJS
7 22 (18.03%) Express
7 22 (18.03%) hapi
8 19 (15.57%) .NET
9 17 (13.93%) Ajax
10 16 (13.11%) CSS3
11 14 (11.48%) MEAN Stack
11 14 (11.48%) Spring
12 12 (9.84%) Middleware
13 11 (9.02%) Java EE
14 10 (8.20%) Java SE
15 9 (7.38%) XML
16 8 (6.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 38 (31.15%) Computer Science
2 29 (23.77%) Algorithms
3 24 (19.67%) Data Structures
4 16 (13.11%) User Experience
5 13 (10.66%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (9.02%) STB
7 10 (8.20%) DTV
7 10 (8.20%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (7.38%) Device Driver
8 9 (7.38%) iPad
9 7 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (3.28%) Data Integration
10 4 (3.28%) Mathematics
11 3 (2.46%) Hedge funds
11 3 (2.46%) Online Banking
12 2 (1.64%) Life Science
12 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.64%) Social Media
13 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.82%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.57%) Linux
2 4 (3.28%) Unix
2 4 (3.28%) Windows
3 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.64%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.82%) Solaris
4 1 (0.82%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (30.33%) OO
3 32 (26.23%) Scrum
4 29 (23.77%) TDD
5 23 (18.85%) OOD
5 23 (18.85%) Open Source
6 22 (18.03%) Mentoring
7 21 (17.21%) Kanban
8 20 (16.39%) Configuration Management
9 16 (13.11%) Technical Architecture
9 16 (13.11%) User Stories
10 15 (12.30%) Microservices
11 14 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (10.66%) Product Management
13 12 (9.84%) E-Commerce
14 11 (9.02%) Service Design
15 10 (8.20%) API Development
15 10 (8.20%) Front End Development
15 10 (8.20%) Multithreading
15 10 (8.20%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.23%) JavaScript
2 31 (25.41%) Java
3 17 (13.93%) C++
4 14 (11.48%) C
5 13 (10.66%) Python
6 10 (8.20%) SQL
7 6 (4.92%) C#
8 5 (4.10%) Ruby
8 5 (4.10%) Scala
9 4 (3.28%) PHP
10 3 (2.46%) XPath
11 2 (1.64%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.64%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.64%) Perl
11 2 (1.64%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.82%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (16.39%) Degree
2 7 (5.74%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.82%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.82%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (0.82%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.66%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) SLA
3 1 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (4.92%) LXC
2 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) Ansible
1 2 (1.64%) Kibana
1 2 (1.64%) logstash
2 1 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (13.11%) Oracle
2 7 (5.74%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.92%) Citrix
3 6 (4.92%) VMware
4 5 (4.10%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.28%) Cisco
6 3 (2.46%) Temenos
7 2 (1.64%) Google
7 2 (1.64%) IBM
7 2 (1.64%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.64%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.82%) Adobe
8 1 (0.82%) Coverity
8 1 (0.82%) Informatica
8 1 (0.82%) Pega
8 1 (0.82%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.82%) Solace
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