The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 April 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
England / London
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 353 381 385
Rank change year-on-year +28 +4  
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 60 63 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.27% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.32% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 47 25
Median daily rate £525 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £600 £612
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £488 £425
% change year-on-year -25.64% +14.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.62 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.23% +10.71%  

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17524 19744 18333
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.55% 85.23% 81.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12580 14376 12799
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 181 266
Median hourly rate £31.50 £21.78 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.62% +8.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £51.69 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Software Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Architecture in London

Software Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Architecture in London over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Architecture in London

Software Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Architecture in London

Software Architecture
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
City of London +8 8 £513 +36.66% 7
Docklands, London - 1 £439 -
Software Architecture
England

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

1 100 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (38.67%) Java
3 48 (32.00%) Scrum
4 46 (30.67%) TDD
5 41 (27.33%) RESTful
6 37 (24.67%) OO
7 36 (24.00%) SOA
8 31 (20.67%) JavaScript
9 30 (20.00%) JSON
10 27 (18.00%) Oracle
10 27 (18.00%) Security Cleared
11 26 (17.33%) Kanban
11 26 (17.33%) Microservices
12 25 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
12 25 (16.67%) AngularJS
12 25 (16.67%) SQL
13 23 (15.33%) HTML
13 23 (15.33%) Spring
13 23 (15.33%) REST
14 22 (14.67%) SC Cleared
14 22 (14.67%) Prototyping
15 21 (14.00%) Product Management
15 21 (14.00%) Node.js
15 21 (14.00%) User Stories
15 21 (14.00%) Web Services
15 21 (14.00%) Data Modelling
15 21 (14.00%) Python
16 20 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
16 20 (13.33%) J2EE
17 19 (12.67%) UML

Software Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 17 (11.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (3.33%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (2.67%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (2.00%) CMS
5 2 (1.33%) Confluence
5 2 (1.33%) Drupal
5 2 (1.33%) JBoss
5 2 (1.33%) Liferay
5 2 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.33%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.33%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (11.33%) PaaS
3 13 (8.67%) IaaS
4 3 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.33%) Office 365
5 2 (1.33%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.67%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.67%) GitHub
6 1 (0.67%) Heroku
6 1 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.67%) Internet
2 13 (8.67%) DMARC
3 11 (7.33%) DKIM
3 11 (7.33%) SMTP
4 9 (6.00%) HTTP
5 4 (2.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.00%) AMQP
6 3 (2.00%) DHCP
6 3 (2.00%) DNS
6 3 (2.00%) VPN
7 2 (1.33%) Firewall
7 2 (1.33%) LDAP
7 2 (1.33%) WAN
8 1 (0.67%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.67%) IPsec
8 1 (0.67%) LAN
8 1 (0.67%) SAN
8 1 (0.67%) SNMP
8 1 (0.67%) VoIP
8 1 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.67%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (8.00%) Hadoop
3 9 (6.00%) Data Mining
4 8 (5.33%) MySQL
5 6 (4.00%) Big Data
5 6 (4.00%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (3.33%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.67%) Endeca
7 4 (2.67%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.00%) HBase
8 3 (2.00%) MariaDB
8 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.00%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.00%) Redis
8 3 (2.00%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.33%) Mixpanel
9 2 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 15 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 10 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (5.33%) Subversion
4 6 (4.00%) JIRA
4 6 (4.00%) Mockito
4 6 (4.00%) Moq
4 6 (4.00%) Selenium
4 6 (4.00%) SpecFlow
4 6 (4.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.33%) CircleCI
5 2 (1.33%) CocoaPods
5 2 (1.33%) git-flow
5 2 (1.33%) Travis CI
5 2 (1.33%) webpack
6 1 (0.67%) Grunt
6 1 (0.67%) Maven
General
1 12 (8.00%) Finance
2 7 (4.67%) Marketing
3 6 (4.00%) Banking
3 6 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.67%) Electronics
4 4 (2.67%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.33%) Advertising
6 2 (1.33%) German Language
7 1 (0.67%) Front Office
7 1 (0.67%) Games
7 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (50.00%) Architect
2 52 (34.67%) Developer
3 27 (18.00%) Technical Architect
4 18 (12.00%) Java Architect
5 13 (8.67%) Software Architect
6 11 (7.33%) Senior Architect
6 11 (7.33%) Senior Developer
6 11 (7.33%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (6.67%) Java Developer
8 9 (6.00%) Senior Technical Architect
9 8 (5.33%) Node.js Developer
10 7 (4.67%) Agile Developer
10 7 (4.67%) AWS Developer
10 7 (4.67%) Digital Architect
11 6 (4.00%) Applications Developer
11 6 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
11 6 (4.00%) Java Software Architect
11 6 (4.00%) Pega Architect
12 5 (3.33%) J2EE Architect
12 5 (3.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (27.33%) RESTful
2 30 (20.00%) JSON
3 25 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 23 (15.33%) HTML
4 23 (15.33%) REST
4 23 (15.33%) Spring
5 21 (14.00%) Node.js
5 21 (14.00%) Web Services
6 20 (13.33%) J2EE
7 19 (12.67%) Hibernate
8 18 (12.00%) CSS
9 17 (11.33%) XML
10 15 (10.00%) HTML5
11 14 (9.33%) XSLT
12 12 (8.00%) Apache Flex
12 12 (8.00%) BlazeDS
12 12 (8.00%) Spring MVC
12 12 (8.00%) XSL
13 10 (6.67%) .NET
14 9 (6.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.33%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.67%) iPad
3 6 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.33%) Digital TV
4 5 (3.33%) STB
4 5 (3.33%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.67%) Device Driver
5 4 (2.67%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (2.67%) User Experience
6 3 (2.00%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.33%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.33%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.33%) PKI
8 1 (0.67%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.67%) Fintech
8 1 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.67%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.33%) Linux
2 7 (4.67%) Unix
3 4 (2.67%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.00%) Windows
5 2 (1.33%) Solaris
5 2 (1.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.67%) Android
6 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (32.00%) Scrum
3 46 (30.67%) TDD
4 37 (24.67%) OO
5 36 (24.00%) SOA
6 26 (17.33%) Kanban
6 26 (17.33%) Microservices
7 22 (14.67%) Prototyping
8 21 (14.00%) Data Modelling
8 21 (14.00%) Product Management
8 21 (14.00%) User Stories
9 20 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
10 19 (12.67%) UML
11 18 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (12.00%) E-Commerce
12 17 (11.33%) TOGAF
13 16 (10.67%) BDD
14 15 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
14 15 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
14 15 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 58 (38.67%) Java
2 31 (20.67%) JavaScript
3 25 (16.67%) SQL
4 21 (14.00%) Python
5 14 (9.33%) PL/SQL
6 12 (8.00%) ActionScript
6 12 (8.00%) C#
7 10 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 8 (5.33%) C
8 8 (5.33%) PHP
9 5 (3.33%) C++
9 5 (3.33%) Go
9 5 (3.33%) Ruby
9 5 (3.33%) Scala
10 3 (2.00%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.00%) Erlang
10 3 (2.00%) ES6
11 2 (1.33%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.33%) R
11 2 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (14.67%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.00%) Degree
4 10 (6.67%) ISEB
5 9 (6.00%) ISTQB
6 6 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.67%) CCNP
8 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 9 (6.00%) QA
2 6 (4.00%) SDET
3 1 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.67%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 4 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.00%) Docker
3 2 (1.33%) HDFS
3 2 (1.33%) XenApp
4 1 (0.67%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (5.33%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.00%) SCCM
3 2 (1.33%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (1.33%) HockeyApp
3 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.33%) SCOM
4 1 (0.67%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.67%) Control-M
4 1 (0.67%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.67%) Opsview
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (18.00%) Oracle
2 14 (9.33%) Sybase
3 12 (8.00%) Adobe
4 10 (6.67%) IBM
5 6 (4.00%) Pega
6 5 (3.33%) SAP
7 4 (2.67%) ATG
7 4 (2.67%) Zend
8 3 (2.00%) Apple
9 2 (1.33%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.33%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.33%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.33%) Cisco
9 2 (1.33%) Citrix
9 2 (1.33%) Coremetrics
9 2 (1.33%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.33%) RightFax
9 2 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.33%) Siebel
9 2 (1.33%) VMware
London
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 27 days ago
Central London / West End
Piksel
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago