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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 56 42 32
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.46% 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.36% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.25 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -9.86%
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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
347 277 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 79.95% 72.51% 67.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 210 122
Average daily rate £385 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 14
Average hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £170.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Physics
1 2 (100.00%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) OpenGL

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
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