The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 76 63 77
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 2 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% 1.34% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 1.85% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Median daily rate £565 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.25% -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.02%
Software Architecture
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
789 701 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 77.35% 72.12% 76.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 376 402
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 14
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £18.55 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £38.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Reading region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) MPLS
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (80.00%) Customer Engagement
1 4 (80.00%) IaaS
1 4 (80.00%) Presales
2 2 (40.00%) SaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) 802.15
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Linux

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (20.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) IaaS
2 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) MPLS
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) 802.15
2 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Architect
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Customer Engagement
1 4 (80.00%) Presales
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
1 4 (80.00%) VMware