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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.37% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-21.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Software Architecture
Hampshire

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
189 285 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.70% 76.41% 70.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 170 142
Average daily rate £375 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 14
Average hourly rate £25.13 £20.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.62% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £19.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 22 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) DTV
1 6 (100.00%) DVB
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) STB
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
1 6 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 6 (100.00%) Node.js
1 6 (100.00%) REST
1 6 (100.00%) User Stories
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
1 6 (100.00%) MPEG
1 6 (100.00%) HTTP
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DVB
1 6 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Real Time Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
1 6 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) DTV
1 6 (100.00%) MPEG
1 6 (100.00%) STB
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++