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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 229 211 223
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 30 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.37% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 8
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£350 £363 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £343 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £369 £359
% change year-on-year
+20.67% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.68 £34.25 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-10.43% -3.52%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7115 6729 6013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.08% 74.06% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4155 3713 3150
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 259 270
Average hourly rate £22.83 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.44% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 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
Hampshire +6 12 £350 -1.75% 4
Berkshire +9 5 - -
Kent - 5 £338 -
West Sussex - 4 £550 -
Oxfordshire -27 2 £425 +30.76% 4
Buckinghamshire +2 1 £370 -4.51% 1
Middlesex -3 1 £650 +79.31%
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 23 (33.82%) SDLC
2 20 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 16 (23.53%) .NET
4 15 (22.06%) HTML
4 15 (22.06%) Systems Analysis
5 13 (19.12%) Security Cleared
6 12 (17.65%) SC Cleared
7 11 (16.18%) TDD
8 10 (14.71%) Workflow
8 10 (14.71%) CMS
8 10 (14.71%) CSS
8 10 (14.71%) SOA
8 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
9 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
9 9 (13.24%) Java
9 9 (13.24%) SQL
9 9 (13.24%) OO
9 9 (13.24%) MVC
10 8 (11.76%) Software Engineering
10 8 (11.76%) Windows
10 8 (11.76%) UML
10 8 (11.76%) SOAP
10 8 (11.76%) C#
10 8 (11.76%) Sitecore CMS
10 8 (11.76%) Sitecore
11 7 (10.29%) 3D Modelling
11 7 (10.29%) Web Development
11 7 (10.29%) Degree
11 7 (10.29%) Computer Science

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 10 (14.71%) CMS
2 8 (11.76%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (7.35%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.94%) Mule
4 2 (2.94%) IIS
4 2 (2.94%) JBoss
5 1 (1.47%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) Simulink
3 1 (1.47%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) HTTP
1 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.47%) Intranet
2 1 (1.47%) DVB
2 1 (1.47%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.88%) Star Schema
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.47%) SSDT
5 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.47%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 4 (5.88%) Subversion
2 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.94%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.94%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.47%) Selenium
4 1 (1.47%) TestNG
4 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.47%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.47%) NUnit
4 1 (1.47%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.47%) JUnit
4 1 (1.47%) JIRA
4 1 (1.47%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.47%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.47%) Juju
General
1 6 (8.82%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Games
2 5 (7.35%) Spanish Language
3 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Electronics
4 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (32.35%) Developer
2 19 (27.94%) Analyst
2 19 (27.94%) Architect
3 17 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
4 9 (13.24%) Software Architect
5 6 (8.82%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.82%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Lead Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Hardware Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Lead Architect
8 3 (4.41%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Senior Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.53%) .NET
2 15 (22.06%) HTML
3 10 (14.71%) CSS
4 8 (11.76%) SOAP
5 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (8.82%) REST
6 6 (8.82%) HTML5
7 5 (7.35%) Hibernate
7 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
7 5 (7.35%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.88%) Web Services
8 4 (5.88%) J2EE
8 4 (5.88%) RESTful
9 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (4.41%) LINQ
9 3 (4.41%) jQuery
9 3 (4.41%) Spring
9 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.41%) XML
10 2 (2.94%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.82%) User Experience
4 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (5.88%) Physics
6 3 (4.41%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (2.94%) W3C
7 2 (2.94%) DTV
8 1 (1.47%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.47%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.47%) STB
8 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.47%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.47%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.47%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) Windows
2 6 (8.82%) Linux
3 3 (4.41%) UNIX
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) CentOS
5 1 (1.47%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) SDLC
2 15 (22.06%) Systems Analysis
3 11 (16.18%) TDD
4 10 (14.71%) SOA
4 10 (14.71%) Workflow
5 9 (13.24%) OO
5 9 (13.24%) MVC
6 8 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 8 (11.76%) UML
7 7 (10.29%) Project Management
7 7 (10.29%) Service Management
7 7 (10.29%) Web Development
7 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.29%) 3D Modelling
8 6 (8.82%) Analytics
8 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.82%) ERP
8 6 (8.82%) Data Modelling
9 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
9 5 (7.35%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 9 (13.24%) SQL
2 9 (13.24%) Java
3 8 (11.76%) C#
4 4 (5.88%) C++
4 4 (5.88%) C
5 3 (4.41%) XQuery
6 2 (2.94%) Python
6 2 (2.94%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.47%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.47%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) Security Cleared
2 12 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.29%) Degree
4 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.47%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.76%) Sitecore
3 6 (8.82%) SAP
4 4 (5.88%) Capita
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle
5 3 (4.41%) Ektron
6 2 (2.94%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.47%) VMware
7 1 (1.47%) GigaSpaces
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco
7 1 (1.47%) Intel
7 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
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