Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Architect was £485 per day in advertised job vacancies in Docklands, London during the 6 months to 18 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
East London > Docklands, London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 23 36
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Architect 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 1.63% 4.13% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 4.35% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Docklands, London median daily rate £485 £530 £688
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.49% -22.91% -
10th Percentile £468 £522 £669
90th Percentile £495 £538 £706
East London median daily rate £480 £530 £688
% change year-on-year -9.43% -22.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Docklands, London median hourly rate - - -
East London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London. 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
Docklands, London
Contract vacancies in Docklands, London with a recognized job title 122 115 249
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.19% 95.04% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 64 188
Docklands, London median daily rate £575 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +4.90%
10th Percentile £346 £341 £300
90th Percentile £705 £713 £675
East London median daily rate £475 £430 £450
% change year-on-year +10.47% -4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Docklands, London median hourly rate £32.48 £54.25 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.13% +149.40% -33.24%
10th Percentile £23.10 £51.62 £18.13
90th Percentile £34.60 £56.87 £32.70
East London median hourly rate £17.00 £23.71 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.29% +35.46% +9.38%

Software Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

Job postings that featured Software Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London.

Job vacancy trend for Software Architect in Docklands, London

Software Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Architect in Docklands, London

Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 18 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 Docklands, London region featuring Software Architect in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (50.00%) JAX-RS
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (50.00%) API Development
2 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB

Software Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, London 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 1 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) COM+
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) JAX-RS
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Struts
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) API Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase