The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 69 62 51
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.22% 0.43% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.59% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£388 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +10.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £410
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -17.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -16.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
686 505 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.72% 72.25% 67.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 276 209
Average daily rate £370 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £258 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 19
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.82 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.16% -6.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.90 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 20 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Java SE
1 1 (50.00%) SWT
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Java SE
1 1 (50.00%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared