The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 23 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 / Hampshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 114 107
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7  
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 4 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.22% 0.20% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.25% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Median daily rate £400 £383 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.57% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £337 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £417 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £488 £438
% change year-on-year -14.35% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £48.50 - £39.00
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 Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1452 1595 1797
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 81.62% 80.07% 84.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 1019 1157
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 82 92
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.15 £57.50 £46.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Software Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Architecture in Hampshire

Software Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Architecture in Hampshire

Software Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Basingstoke - 1 £450 -
Software Architecture
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
1 3 (60.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (40.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) STB
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) MPEG
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) SQL

Software Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) BGP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) DVB
1 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) MPLS
1 2 (40.00%) NX-OS
1 2 (40.00%) TACACS
1 2 (40.00%) Telepresence
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
1 3 (60.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Digital TV
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) MPEG
1 2 (40.00%) STB
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) FortiGate
1 2 (40.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Juniper
1 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore