The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Midlands region that had Software Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architect
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Architect 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.49% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £503 £450 £473
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.25 -
Software Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
186 134 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 91.18% 91.16% 91.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 49 56
Median daily rate £500 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Midlands region that featured Software Architect in the job title.

Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Software Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Architect across the Midlands region.

Software Architect Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Software Architect Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Software Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region featuring Software Architect in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

Software Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java