Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 111 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 - +111
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.36% 0.058% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.069% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Bristol median daily rate £375 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% - -
South West median daily rate £600 £275 £450
% change year-on-year +118.18% -38.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £55.00 -

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 Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1563 1443 1404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 79.70% 82.98% 81.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1059 1045 1094
Bristol median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £263 £256 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £531
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 66 36
Bristol median hourly rate £23.00 £26.58 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.45% +47.64% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.90 £12.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £48.50 £46.25 £48.75
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +48.08%

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Architecture in Bristol

Software Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Architecture in Bristol

Software Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Architecture in Bristol

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 Bristol region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Kanban
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) Coverity
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (28.57%) Maven
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Web Development
5 2 (28.57%) JSR 170
5 2 (28.57%) Content Management
5 2 (28.57%) Adobe
5 2 (28.57%) PHP 5
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) PHP
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Web Design
5 2 (28.57%) OOD
5 2 (28.57%) OSGi
5 2 (28.57%) Laravel
5 2 (28.57%) PowerMock
5 2 (28.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (28.57%) Sass

Software Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (28.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Android Studio
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) Mockito
2 2 (28.57%) SonarQube
2 2 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
3 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Android Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Android Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Android SDK
1 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) JSR 170
1 2 (28.57%) Laravel
1 2 (28.57%) OSGi
1 2 (28.57%) PowerMock
1 2 (28.57%) React
1 2 (28.57%) Sass
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Kanban
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Android Development
5 2 (28.57%) Coaching
5 2 (28.57%) Content Management
5 2 (28.57%) Loose Coupling
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) OOD
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Web Design
5 2 (28.57%) Web Development
6 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) PHP 5
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe
1 2 (28.57%) Coverity
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft