The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 216 205 234
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +29
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 28 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.37% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.52% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 5
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£375 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £355 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £410
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -20.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -16.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6712 6005 6877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.90% 70.84% 69.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3678 3231 3262
Average daily rate £375 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 255 321
Average hourly rate £22.63 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.72% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Software Architecture
England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 -21 11 £369 +16.60% 1
Surrey -6 4 £350 -24.32% 7
Buckinghamshire -1 3 £388 +7.63%
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 3
Berkshire - - - - 2
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 26 (56.52%) UML
1 26 (56.52%) Software Engineering
2 23 (50.00%) Linux
2 23 (50.00%) C
3 19 (41.30%) ClearCase
4 18 (39.13%) POSIX
5 17 (36.96%) DTV
6 16 (34.78%) DVB
6 16 (34.78%) STB
7 11 (23.91%) SOA
8 10 (21.74%) .NET
9 8 (17.39%) Oracle
9 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
9 8 (17.39%) SQL
10 7 (15.22%) C#
10 7 (15.22%) OO
10 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
10 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (13.04%) Multithreading
11 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
11 6 (13.04%) OOD
11 6 (13.04%) SOAP
11 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
12 5 (10.87%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (10.87%) WebCenter
12 5 (10.87%) Network Architecture
12 5 (10.87%) BDD
12 5 (10.87%) Apple iOS
12 5 (10.87%) SoapUI

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 5 (10.87%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.17%) Magento
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) PaaS
1 2 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.78%) DVB
2 2 (4.35%) Firewall
2 2 (4.35%) VPN
2 2 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.52%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (4.35%) MySQL
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.17%) Big Data
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (41.30%) ClearCase
2 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.87%) SoapUI
3 5 (10.87%) NUnit
4 1 (2.17%) Subversion
4 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.17%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Automotive
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
2 2 (4.35%) German Language
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Software Engineer
1 15 (32.61%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 11 (23.91%) Software Developer
4 10 (21.74%) Architect
5 6 (13.04%) Embedded Software Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Programmer
8 1 (2.17%) Administrator
8 1 (2.17%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.17%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.17%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Technical Business Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) PHP Programmer
8 1 (2.17%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (39.13%) POSIX
2 10 (21.74%) .NET
3 6 (13.04%) SOAP
4 5 (10.87%) .NET Framework
4 5 (10.87%) WebCenter
4 5 (10.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (10.87%) WCF
5 4 (8.70%) CSS
6 3 (6.52%) Web Services
6 3 (6.52%) HTML
7 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.35%) XML
7 2 (4.35%) XSLT
7 2 (4.35%) jQuery
8 1 (2.17%) WAMP
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (2.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.17%) REST
8 1 (2.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.96%) DTV
2 16 (34.78%) STB
3 5 (10.87%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.17%) Replication
4 1 (2.17%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.17%) Open Source
4 1 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 23 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Apple iOS
3 4 (8.70%) Android
4 3 (6.52%) Windows
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) UML
1 26 (56.52%) Software Engineering
2 11 (23.91%) SOA
3 7 (15.22%) OO
3 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (13.04%) Multithreading
4 6 (13.04%) OOD
4 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
5 5 (10.87%) BDD
5 5 (10.87%) Change Data Capture
5 5 (10.87%) TDD
5 5 (10.87%) Pair Programming
5 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.87%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (10.87%) Network Architecture
5 5 (10.87%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (10.87%) Scrum
5 5 (10.87%) AOP
6 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (50.00%) C
2 8 (17.39%) SQL
3 7 (15.22%) C#
4 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.70%) Java
5 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.52%) Embedded C
6 3 (6.52%) C++
7 1 (2.17%) Delphi
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) IBM
4 2 (4.35%) SAP
4 2 (4.35%) HP
4 2 (4.35%) QNX
4 2 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (2.17%) GigaSpaces
5 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.17%) Informatica
5 1 (2.17%) JD Edwards
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