The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex 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 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 70 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 9 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.20% 0.69% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 0.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £650 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.18%
Software Architecture
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
671 493 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 89.59% 84.56% 76.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 329 176
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £288 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 14
Average hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £19.70 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £50.00 £38.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Software Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture across the West Sussex region.

Software Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Software Architecture
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing -24 9 £650 +18.18%
Software Architecture
South East

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 10 (58.82%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) Open Source
3 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
3 7 (41.18%) User Experience
3 7 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (41.18%) Project Management
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Ruby
4 6 (35.29%) Oracle
5 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) J2EE
5 5 (29.41%) ClearCase
5 5 (29.41%) Unix
6 4 (23.53%) BEA
6 4 (23.53%) Informatica
6 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
6 4 (23.53%) webMethods
6 4 (23.53%) Perl
6 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
6 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 4 (23.53%) Law
6 4 (23.53%) Service Design
6 4 (23.53%) DevOps
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Project Management
6 4 (23.53%) CA Gen
6 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
6 4 (23.53%) Pega
6 4 (23.53%) Scala
7 3 (17.65%) Kanban

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) FileNet
2 1 (5.88%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
1 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
1 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) ClearCase
2 4 (23.53%) CA Gen
3 2 (11.76%) ClearQuest
4 1 (5.88%) Ant
4 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.88%) Maven
4 1 (5.88%) Selenium
4 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (23.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Software Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Lead Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Java Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Architect
4 2 (11.76%) SOA Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Development Team Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Informatica Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Java Software Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Software Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Middleware Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Middleware Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) J2EE
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) Ajax
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) CSS3
2 3 (17.65%) Django
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) HTML5
2 3 (17.65%) JSON
2 3 (17.65%) Play Framework
2 3 (17.65%) REST
2 3 (17.65%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (5.88%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.88%) JPA
4 1 (5.88%) JSF
4 1 (5.88%) JSP
4 1 (5.88%) Spring
4 1 (5.88%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Open Source
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
2 7 (41.18%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
3 4 (23.53%) DevOps
3 4 (23.53%) Scrum
3 4 (23.53%) Service Design
4 3 (17.65%) Coaching
4 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 3 (17.65%) Customer Insight
4 3 (17.65%) Kanban
4 3 (17.65%) Line Management
4 3 (17.65%) Product Management
4 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) SOA
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) Ruby
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) Perl
4 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
4 4 (23.53%) Scala
4 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
5 3 (17.65%) C#
5 3 (17.65%) C++
5 3 (17.65%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) BEA
2 4 (23.53%) Informatica
2 4 (23.53%) Pega
2 4 (23.53%) webMethods
3 1 (5.88%) IBM