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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architecture
South East / West Sussex
Rank - 45 -
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - 1.06% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £460 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £370 £425
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%

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
416 405 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 88.51% 85.62% 81.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 249 248
Median daily rate £438 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 23
Median hourly rate £45.87 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.80% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.40 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.10 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 2 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring