The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank - 64 54
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 0 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 1.70% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.12% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 1
Median daily rate - £650 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-20.95% -
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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1215 753 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 83.51% 79.85% 73.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 478 252
Median daily rate £325 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.75% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £553 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 32 18
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.64% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £10.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 the North East

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 North East region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (50.00%) SOLID
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Scala Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) Play Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) SEO
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) SOLID
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore