The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 142 125 142
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +17
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 2 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.067% 0.39% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.51% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Median daily rate £615 £398 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.71% +28.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £443 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.16% +18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +13.86%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2333 2357 2357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.42% 76.78% 79.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1517 1571 1569
Median daily rate £391 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 101 121
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Software Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Software Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Software Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Bristol -2 1 - - 5
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 West region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) UML
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) ArchiMate
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 4 (36.36%) Service Design
5 3 (27.27%) Isomorphic Development
5 3 (27.27%) Isomorphic JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 3 (27.27%) DOM
5 3 (27.27%) OO
5 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 3 (27.27%) OOD
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) HTTP
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) Middleware
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 3 (27.27%) RESTful
5 3 (27.27%) HTML5
5 3 (27.27%) iPad
5 3 (27.27%) Node.js
5 3 (27.27%) CSS3
5 3 (27.27%) Backbone.js
5 3 (27.27%) AngularJS

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (27.27%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) OpenFlow
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) gulp
2 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (36.36%) Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Software Architect
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Architect
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Solutions Architect
6 1 (9.09%) C# Architect
6 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C++/Java Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Java Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Java Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
2 3 (27.27%) Backbone.js
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) CSS3
2 3 (27.27%) DOM
2 3 (27.27%) Express
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) HTML5
2 3 (27.27%) Middleware
2 3 (27.27%) React
2 3 (27.27%) RESTful
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Camel
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) OpenDaylight
4 1 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) UML
3 5 (45.45%) ArchiMate
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (36.36%) Service Design
5 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 3 (27.27%) Isomorphic Development
5 3 (27.27%) Isomorphic JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) OO
5 3 (27.27%) OOD
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 1 (9.09%) DevOps
6 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (9.09%) OWASP
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) OpenAM
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
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