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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank - 146 -
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.030% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.038% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £445 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.37% +18.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-23.80% -
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
2256 2613 2414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.93% 78.09% 75.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1516 1744 1599
Median daily rate £400 £395 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £511 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 132 87
Median hourly rate £32.50 £39.25 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.19% +13.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.50 £15.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) OpenFlow

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 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) OpenFlow
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Software Architect
2 1 (50.00%) C# Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Java Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) OpenDaylight
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) OpenAM
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet