The median contractor rate for a Software Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 3 months to 27 June 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
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 24 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Architect 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 1.77% 0.81% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 0.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract IT Job Roles
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 109 121 161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 96.46% 97.58% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 83 115
Median daily rate £575 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.05% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.45% +120.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Software Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf that featured Software Architect in the job title.

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 27 June 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching
1 3 (100.00%) Logical Data Model
1 3 (100.00%) Physical Data Model
2 2 (66.67%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (66.67%) Case Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Master Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Software Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) Document Management
2 2 (66.67%) Spring

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 3 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Flex
2 1 (33.33%) BlazeDS
2 1 (33.33%) COM+
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Struts
2 1 (33.33%) XSL
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Logical Data Model
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (100.00%) Physical Data Model
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Document Management
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Software Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft