The table below looks at the statistics for Computer Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Architecture over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Architecture
UK
Rank 581 621 -
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Architecture 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.012% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.003% 0.014% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £185 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36177 41516 39910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.16% 81.70% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 26915 25773
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 1195 1052
Median hourly rate £34.50 £38.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.38% +54.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

Computer Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Computer Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Computer Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Computer Architecture
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Architecture within the UK.

Computer Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Computer Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Architecture within the UK.

Computer Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Computer Architecture
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
England +17 1 £185 - 4
London - 1 £185 - 3

Computer Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Computer Architecture.

1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) PhD
3 1 (33.33%) POSIX
3 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) IC Design
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Text Mining
3 1 (33.33%) Doxygen
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) NumPy
3 1 (33.33%) Cygwin
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (33.33%) GCC

Computer Architecture
Top Related IT Skills 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 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Doxygen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) HBase
1 1 (33.33%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Emacs
1 1 (33.33%) GCC
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Audio Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) C Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C/C++ Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Graphics Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Software Validation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Matplotlib
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) NumPy
1 1 (33.33%) Pandas
1 1 (33.33%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Cluster Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Demand Forecasting
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (33.33%) IC Design
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) MapReduce
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Signal Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Structured Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 1 (33.33%) R
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) MISRA
1 1 (33.33%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Cygwin