The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architecture
England / South East
Rank 216 209 240
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +31
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 26 50 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.57% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.70% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 14
Median daily rate £450 £355 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -10.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £335 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £560 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £370 £425
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6147 7133 7722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.92% 81.18% 79.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3647 4414 4224
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 276 255
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £32.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +39.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 South East

Software Architecture
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 Architecture across the South East region.

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Software Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Software Architecture
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 Architecture across the South East region.

Software Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Software Architecture
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 Architecture within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +16 8 £450 -20.00% 3
Middlesex +5 5 £348 +2.20% 2
Surrey 0 5 £403 +12.98% 2
Oxfordshire - 4 £475 -
Hampshire -10 2 £340 - 2
Buckinghamshire -13 1 £325 -8.45% 1
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) SQL
3 15 (41.67%) HTML
3 15 (41.67%) Scrum
3 15 (41.67%) Git (software)
4 13 (36.11%) User Stories
4 13 (36.11%) SOA
4 13 (36.11%) Finance
5 12 (33.33%) REST
6 11 (30.56%) Linux
7 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 9 (25.00%) HTML5
7 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (22.22%) Degree
8 8 (22.22%) CSS
8 8 (22.22%) SOAP
8 8 (22.22%) XML
8 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 7 (19.44%) C
9 7 (19.44%) C++
9 7 (19.44%) Oracle
9 7 (19.44%) Digital TV
9 7 (19.44%) DVB
9 7 (19.44%) MPEG
9 7 (19.44%) HTTP
9 7 (19.44%) Web Development
9 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
9 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
9 7 (19.44%) STB
9 7 (19.44%) TDD

Software Architecture
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 4 (11.11%) Apache
1 4 (11.11%) Confluence
1 4 (11.11%) JBoss
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) DVB
1 7 (19.44%) HTTP
2 6 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
2 6 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) GIS
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (16.67%) Subversion
3 5 (13.89%) Eclipse
3 5 (13.89%) IntelliJ
3 5 (13.89%) JIRA
3 5 (13.89%) JUnit
4 4 (11.11%) Ant
4 4 (11.11%) Gradle
4 4 (11.11%) LoadRunner
4 4 (11.11%) Maven
4 4 (11.11%) Selenium
5 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.78%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.78%) Mockito
6 1 (2.78%) Moq
6 1 (2.78%) NUnit
6 1 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (2.78%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Publishing
4 1 (2.78%) Back Office
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) Architect
3 7 (19.44%) Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (13.89%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (13.89%) Web Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Data Business Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) PHP Developer
6 4 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Software Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) SQL Data Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Unix Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) HTML
2 12 (33.33%) REST
3 9 (25.00%) HTML5
4 8 (22.22%) CSS
4 8 (22.22%) SOAP
4 8 (22.22%) XML
5 7 (19.44%) Node.js
6 6 (16.67%) Laravel
6 6 (16.67%) RESTful
6 6 (16.67%) Web Services
7 5 (13.89%) .NET
8 4 (11.11%) J2EE
8 4 (11.11%) JDBC
8 4 (11.11%) JSF
8 4 (11.11%) Spring
8 4 (11.11%) XML Messaging
9 3 (8.33%) Middleware
10 2 (5.56%) Java EE
11 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
11 1 (2.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
1 7 (19.44%) Digital TV
1 7 (19.44%) MPEG
1 7 (19.44%) STB
2 5 (13.89%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (11.11%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) Scrum
3 13 (36.11%) SOA
3 13 (36.11%) User Stories
4 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (19.44%) Continuous Deployment
5 7 (19.44%) TDD
5 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
5 7 (19.44%) Web Development
6 6 (16.67%) Front End Development
6 6 (16.67%) OO
6 6 (16.67%) OOD
6 6 (16.67%) UML
7 5 (13.89%) Defect Management
8 4 (11.11%) BPMN
8 4 (11.11%) Migration
8 4 (11.11%) Test Management
8 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 4 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 7 (19.44%) C
3 7 (19.44%) C++
4 6 (16.67%) PHP
5 5 (13.89%) Java
6 3 (8.33%) C#
7 2 (5.56%) Embedded C
7 2 (5.56%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 4 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) PA-DSS
1 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) HP
2 4 (11.11%) IBM
2 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.56%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) Luciad
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
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Rate: £300 - £301 per day
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