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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 119 108
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 0 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.13% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.16% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £426 £488 £450
% change year-on-year -12.56% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £40.00 £30.68
% change year-on-year +4.37% +30.39%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1497 1907 1910
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.45% 80.13% 79.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 1051 940
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 75 75
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) LDAP
1 3 (60.00%) OOD
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
1 3 (60.00%) Laravel
1 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) API Design
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) EAI

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%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) EAI Architect
3 1 (20.00%) TIBCO Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) Laravel
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) OOD
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) API Design
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) TIBCO