The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 74 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.22% - 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% - 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£369 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.25 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -11.03%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
699 629 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.81% 72.05% 73.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 350 242
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.97 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.46% +6.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Software Architecture
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 2 (66.67%) DHTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) JDBC
1 2 (66.67%) JSP
1 2 (66.67%) Servlets
1 2 (66.67%) Struts
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) JMS
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Use Case
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior J2EE Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior JavaScript Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) DHTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) JDBC
1 2 (66.67%) JSP
1 2 (66.67%) Servlets
1 2 (66.67%) Struts
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) JMS
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript