The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 26 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 / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 - 90
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.39% - 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £600 - £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £426 £488 £445
% change year-on-year -12.56% +9.55%  
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 841 794 990
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 81.49% 84.56% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 432 518
Median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 23
Median hourly rate £29.00 £12.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.66% -53.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.07 £9.37 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £55.00
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 Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Software Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Architecture in Buckinghamshire

Software Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 3 £600 -
Software Architecture
South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 4 (80.00%) Internet
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Online Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) OpenShift
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (40.00%) Microservices
3 2 (40.00%) Big Data
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Back Office
4 1 (20.00%) ATM
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) .NET

Software Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Software Architect
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Architect
3 1 (20.00%) IT Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Online Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Microservices
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat