The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 40 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.40% - 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% - 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£360 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £369 £359
% change year-on-year
+20.67% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.68 £34.25 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-10.43% -3.52%
Software Architecture
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
277 365 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 77.81% 85.48% 61.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 269 60
Average daily rate £360 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £287 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 10 5
Average hourly rate £39.25 £33.84 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.98% +85.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Software Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture across the Somerset region.

Software Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Software Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Templecombe - 2 - -
Software Architecture
South West

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 3 (50.00%) WebLogic Integration
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Liferay
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) GWT
2 2 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 2 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) Ada
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
3 1 (16.67%) XQuery
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) HTML

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 3 (50.00%) WebLogic Integration
1 3 (50.00%) Liferay
1 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Apache ServiceMix
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
1 2 (33.33%) GWT
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) JPA
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) XSLT
2 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Ada
2 1 (16.67%) XQuery
2 1 (16.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Luciad