Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Software Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Architecture over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Software Architecture
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 162 177
Rank change year-on-year +6 +15 -2
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 5 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.12% 0.23% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.29% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -30.43% +37.31%
South East median daily rate £350 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 -

Software Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3408 3480 3948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.59% 81.21% 78.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1766 1875 2179
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £391
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.43% +4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 133 173
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -43.37% +80.07%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.30 £13.75
90th Percentile £39.05 £48.50 £44.75
South East median hourly rate £23.07 £26.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year -12.94% +1.57% +49.09%

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Software Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Architecture in Berkshire

Software Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Architecture in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Architecture in Berkshire

Software Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 4 £450 -
Software Architecture
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) EJB
1 3 (60.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (40.00%) JSP
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) IVR
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) JSF
2 2 (40.00%) Maven

Software Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (40.00%) Apache TomEE
1 2 (40.00%) Confluence
1 2 (40.00%) GlassFish
1 2 (40.00%) JBoss
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Google App Engine
1 2 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (40.00%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Artifactory
1 2 (40.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) FishEye
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA Agile
1 2 (40.00%) jMock
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) Mockito
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Architect
1 2 (40.00%) IT Architect
1 2 (40.00%) IT Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Telephony Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Application Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) EJB
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) Facelets
2 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (40.00%) Java EE
2 2 (40.00%) JPA
2 2 (40.00%) JSF
2 2 (40.00%) JSP
2 2 (40.00%) PrimeFaces
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) RichFaces
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) IVR
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) CMMI
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Separation of Concerns
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Google
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat