The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 27 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 / Oxfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 62 71
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire - 0.17% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.21% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £426 £488 £450
% change year-on-year -12.56% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 512 482 606
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 82.05% 80.33% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 350 417
Median daily rate £473 £415 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.85% +3.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 22
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.81% -27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £40.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Software Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Architecture in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) BPMN
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories

Software Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Data Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BPMN
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL