The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Software Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architect
Rank 240 270 255
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Software Architect 15 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.010% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.011% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.44 -
Software Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7858 9402 8618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.79% 94.73% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4767 5659 4754
Median daily rate £400 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 440 456
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +13.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Software Architect in the job title.

Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Software Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Software Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Software Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Architect across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Software Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Software Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Software Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Software Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Middlesex - 8 £350 -
West Sussex - 4 £475 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £438 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 4
Software Architect
England

Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Software Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Software Architect in the job title.

1 21 (84.00%) Java
2 19 (76.00%) Oracle
3 18 (72.00%) Unix
4 16 (64.00%) Perl
5 15 (60.00%) C++
5 15 (60.00%) SQL
6 14 (56.00%) Linux
7 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
8 12 (48.00%) Multithreading
8 12 (48.00%) C
9 11 (44.00%) STL
9 11 (44.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 7 (28.00%) Project Planning
11 5 (20.00%) Degree
11 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
11 5 (20.00%) Software Architecture
11 5 (20.00%) J2EE
11 5 (20.00%) Web Services
12 4 (16.00%) RUP
12 4 (16.00%) ClearCase
12 4 (16.00%) SOA
12 4 (16.00%) C#
12 4 (16.00%) .NET
12 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
12 4 (16.00%) Oracle OWB
12 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
13 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (12.00%) Network Design
13 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS R12
13 3 (12.00%) Time Management

Software Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 2 (8.00%) JBoss
1 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.00%) Simulink
1 1 (4.00%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) PaaS
3 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) LAN
1 3 (12.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) ClearCase
2 3 (12.00%) ClearQuest
3 2 (8.00%) CA Gen
4 1 (4.00%) Ant
4 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.00%) Gradle
4 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) JUnit
4 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (12.00%) Back Office
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.00%) Automotive
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 11 (44.00%) STL
2 5 (20.00%) J2EE
2 5 (20.00%) Web Services
3 4 (16.00%) .NET
4 3 (12.00%) HTML
5 2 (8.00%) REST
5 2 (8.00%) Spring
5 2 (8.00%) XML
6 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.00%) Apache Camel
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (4.00%) Java EE
6 1 (4.00%) JDBC
6 1 (4.00%) JSF
6 1 (4.00%) JSON
6 1 (4.00%) OAuth
6 1 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Unix
2 14 (56.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (48.00%) Multithreading
3 7 (28.00%) Project Planning
4 5 (20.00%) Software Architecture
5 4 (16.00%) RUP
5 4 (16.00%) SOA
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Change Management
6 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 3 (12.00%) Network Design
6 3 (12.00%) Time Management
6 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.00%) Scrum
7 2 (8.00%) UML
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.00%) CRM
8 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.00%) MVC
8 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) Java
2 16 (64.00%) Perl
3 15 (60.00%) C++
3 15 (60.00%) SQL
4 12 (48.00%) C
5 4 (16.00%) C#
5 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (12.00%) PHP
6 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (8.00%) Python
8 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
8 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) PA-DSS
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Informatica
3 2 (8.00%) BEA
3 2 (8.00%) Pega
3 2 (8.00%) webMethods
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
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