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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 337 364 363
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -1
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 71 42 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 35 39
Average daily rate £513 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £322 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £615 £577
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-21.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
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
17419 16877 17704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.50% 80.49% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12421 12105 12118
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 195 247
Average hourly rate £22.62 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +40 4 £575 +43.75% 3
Hayes - 3 £560 - 1
Hounslow - 3 £560 -
Croydon -9 2 £475 -38.04%
Docklands, London - 2 £625 -
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 58 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (33.90%) HTML
3 38 (32.20%) CSS
4 30 (25.42%) Java
5 27 (22.88%) OO
5 27 (22.88%) Computer Science
5 27 (22.88%) RESTful
6 26 (22.03%) JavaScript
6 26 (22.03%) Finance
7 23 (19.49%) Scrum
7 23 (19.49%) .NET
7 23 (19.49%) HTTP
8 22 (18.64%) REST
9 19 (16.10%) Open Source
9 19 (16.10%) JSON
10 18 (15.25%) TDD
10 18 (15.25%) Subversion
10 18 (15.25%) Web Services
10 18 (15.25%) Algorithms
11 17 (14.41%) Mentoring
12 16 (13.56%) Node.js
12 16 (13.56%) SQL
12 16 (13.56%) Git (software)
13 15 (12.71%) Banking
13 15 (12.71%) Oracle
13 15 (12.71%) OOD
13 15 (12.71%) Linux
13 15 (12.71%) HTML5
13 15 (12.71%) Express
13 15 (12.71%) Data Structures

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 16 (13.56%) Node.js
2 8 (6.78%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.08%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.39%) Captiva
4 4 (3.39%) CMS
4 4 (3.39%) Confluence
4 4 (3.39%) Documentum
4 4 (3.39%) JBoss
4 4 (3.39%) Joomla!
4 4 (3.39%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.69%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.69%) IIS
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.54%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.54%) MS Office
2 1 (0.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.39%) SaaS
2 3 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.54%) IaaS
3 2 (1.69%) GitHub
3 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.69%) Office 365
3 2 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.49%) HTTP
2 5 (4.24%) Internet
3 3 (2.54%) MPLS
3 3 (2.54%) VPN
4 2 (1.69%) AMQP
4 2 (1.69%) Intranet
4 2 (1.69%) OpenFlow
5 1 (0.85%) LAN
5 1 (0.85%) Multicast
5 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.78%) MySQL
1 8 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.24%) Big Data
3 5 (4.24%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.39%) MariaDB
5 3 (2.54%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.54%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.85%) Mahout
7 1 (0.85%) OLAP
7 1 (0.85%) OLTP
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (15.25%) Subversion
2 16 (13.56%) Git (software)
3 14 (11.86%) JIRA
4 6 (5.08%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (3.39%) gulp
5 4 (3.39%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.54%) CruiseControl
7 2 (1.69%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.69%) JBehave
7 2 (1.69%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.69%) jMock
7 2 (1.69%) Mockito
7 2 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.69%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 2 (1.69%) Xcode
8 1 (0.85%) Grunt
8 1 (0.85%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.85%) WebStorm
General
1 26 (22.03%) Finance
2 15 (12.71%) Banking
3 5 (4.24%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.54%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.69%) Advertising
5 2 (1.69%) Law
5 2 (1.69%) Legal
5 2 (1.69%) Retail
6 1 (0.85%) Front Office
6 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (46.61%) Architect
2 43 (36.44%) Developer
3 25 (21.19%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (11.86%) Digital Architect
5 13 (11.02%) Full Stack Developer
5 13 (11.02%) Technical Architect
6 12 (10.17%) Service Architect
7 11 (9.32%) Senior Architect
8 7 (5.93%) Lead Architect
9 6 (5.08%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.08%) PHP Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Technical Leader
10 5 (4.24%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Agile Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Senior Digital Architect
10 5 (4.24%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.24%) Web Architect
11 4 (3.39%) Documentum Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (33.90%) HTML
2 38 (32.20%) CSS
3 27 (22.88%) RESTful
4 23 (19.49%) .NET
5 22 (18.64%) REST
6 19 (16.10%) JSON
7 18 (15.25%) Web Services
8 15 (12.71%) Express
8 15 (12.71%) HTML5
9 14 (11.86%) hapi
10 11 (9.32%) Ajax
10 11 (9.32%) Middleware
11 10 (8.47%) CSS3
12 9 (7.63%) AngularJS
13 8 (6.78%) J2EE
13 8 (6.78%) MEAN Stack
14 7 (5.93%) Spring
15 6 (5.08%) .NET Framework
15 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET
16 5 (4.24%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.88%) Computer Science
2 18 (15.25%) Algorithms
3 15 (12.71%) Data Structures
4 9 (7.63%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (6.78%) STB
6 7 (5.93%) Device Driver
6 7 (5.93%) DTV
6 7 (5.93%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (4.24%) iPad
9 4 (3.39%) Data Integration
9 4 (3.39%) Mathematics
10 3 (2.54%) Data Centre
10 3 (2.54%) Private Cloud
10 3 (2.54%) User Experience
11 2 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.69%) Online Banking
11 2 (1.69%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.71%) Linux
2 8 (6.78%) Windows
3 5 (4.24%) Solaris
3 5 (4.24%) Unix
4 2 (1.69%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (22.88%) OO
3 23 (19.49%) Scrum
4 19 (16.10%) Open Source
5 18 (15.25%) TDD
6 17 (14.41%) Mentoring
7 15 (12.71%) OOD
8 14 (11.86%) Technical Architecture
9 13 (11.02%) Configuration Management
10 12 (10.17%) E-Commerce
10 12 (10.17%) Kanban
10 12 (10.17%) User Stories
11 11 (9.32%) Content Management
12 9 (7.63%) Product Management
12 9 (7.63%) SOA
13 8 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (6.78%) Functional Testing
13 8 (6.78%) ITIL
13 8 (6.78%) Multithreading
13 8 (6.78%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (25.42%) Java
2 26 (22.03%) JavaScript
3 16 (13.56%) SQL
4 13 (11.02%) C++
4 13 (11.02%) Python
5 11 (9.32%) C
6 9 (7.63%) C#
6 9 (7.63%) PHP
7 7 (5.93%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.24%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.24%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.54%) Perl
9 3 (2.54%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.69%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.69%) Ruby
10 2 (1.69%) Scala
10 2 (1.69%) VB
10 2 (1.69%) VBA
11 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.85%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 12 (10.17%) Degree
2 8 (6.78%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.24%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.85%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) ISEB
5 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.85%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) Basel II
1 1 (0.85%) Basel III
1 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (3.39%) LXC
Systems Management
1 5 (4.24%) Puppet
2 2 (1.69%) Kibana
2 2 (1.69%) logstash
3 1 (0.85%) Ansible
3 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (12.71%) Oracle
2 10 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.63%) ServiceNow
4 4 (3.39%) BEA
4 4 (3.39%) EMC
4 4 (3.39%) SAP
5 3 (2.54%) Cisco
5 3 (2.54%) Citrix
5 3 (2.54%) IBM
5 3 (2.54%) Informatica
5 3 (2.54%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.54%) VMware
6 2 (1.69%) Temenos
7 1 (0.85%) Alias
7 1 (0.85%) Embarcadero
7 1 (0.85%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.85%) Pega
7 1 (0.85%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.85%) Solace
7 1 (0.85%) Sybase
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