The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.33% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £360
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £35.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+69.01% -16.47%
Software Architecture
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
292 225 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 77.66% 67.77% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 157 111
Average daily rate £365 £383 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.57% +10.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £269 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 43
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (83.33%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) WebCenter
2 4 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Sitecore
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) NUnit
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Digital Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) WebCenter
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Change Data Capture
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SAP