The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 22 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 West / Somerset
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 40
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - - 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £488 £438
% change year-on-year -14.35% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £40.00 £22.35
% change year-on-year +4.37% +78.97%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 163 190 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 79.13% 77.87% 78.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 97 168
Median daily rate £400 £378 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% +4.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £275 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 29
Median hourly rate £50.00 £38.75 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +1.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £21.83 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.45 £55.00
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 Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

Software Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Architecture in Somerset

Software Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Architecture in Somerset