Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 6 months to 25 November 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 96 107
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.20% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.25% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Reading median daily rate - £400 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -30.43% +37.31%
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £379 £575
% change year-on-year +18.81% -34.13% +37.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

Software Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1045 1184 1510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.28% 79.95% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 613 931
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £271 £225 £245
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 47 84
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.78% -27.18% +81.02%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.05 £15.00
90th Percentile £35.48 £50.50 £46.37
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -17.14% -41.67% +73.91%

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Software Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Software Architecture in Reading

Software Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Architecture in Reading