Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Architect was £471 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Architect
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 34 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 - -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Architect 6 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 2.11% 2.22% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 2.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Canary Wharf median daily rate £471 - -
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £471 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Canary Wharf
Contract vacancies in Canary Wharf with a recognized job title 278 302 366
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.54% 95.87% 98.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 213 261
Canary Wharf median daily rate £508 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.78% -10.00% +16.28%
10th Percentile £263 £304 £288
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £515 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +14.44% -10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £16.85 £11.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.52% -58.18% +52.78%
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.65 £22.50
90th Percentile £123.74 £11.95 £36.33
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £16.85 £11.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +46.52% -58.18% +52.78%

Software Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

Job postings that featured Software Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf.

Job vacancy trend for Software Architect in Canary Wharf

Software Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Architect in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Architect in Canary Wharf

Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Software Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region featuring Software Architect in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) IBM
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) TOGAF
1 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Sybase
1 5 (83.33%) XML
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
1 5 (83.33%) Software Architecture
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (66.67%) Confluence
2 4 (66.67%) Kanban
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) J2EE
3 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (50.00%) SOA
3 3 (50.00%) UML
3 3 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 3 (50.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite

Software Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 4 (66.67%) Confluence
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) COM+
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Flex
4 1 (16.67%) BlazeDS
4 1 (16.67%) JAX-RS
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
4 1 (16.67%) XSL
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Software Architecture
1 5 (83.33%) TOGAF
2 4 (66.67%) Kanban
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (50.00%) SOA
3 3 (50.00%) UML
4 2 (33.33%) Case Management
4 2 (33.33%) Coaching
4 2 (33.33%) Data Management
4 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (33.33%) Master Data Management
4 2 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) IBM
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Sybase
2 3 (50.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe