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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architecture
South West / Somerset
Rank - 40 47
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - 0.76% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.94% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -10.38% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +33.33%  

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 166 213 263
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 78.30% 80.68% 77.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 109 176
Median daily rate £365 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% -3.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £715
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 44 16
Median hourly rate £40.75 £42.25 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.55% +10.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.00 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture in Somerset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Architecture in Somerset

Software Architecture
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Luciad
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) GWT
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (100.00%) GWT
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Luciad