Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 21 October 2018 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 > Surrey
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 138 130
Rank change year-on-year -17 -8 +17
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 8 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.25% 0.37% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.44% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Surrey median daily rate £550 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +3.23% -
10th Percentile £383 £400 £381
90th Percentile £627 £400 £394
South East median daily rate £418 £350 £450
% change year-on-year +19.29% -22.22% +26.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Surrey median hourly rate - £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.75% -
South East median hourly rate £43.25 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.89% +12.50% -

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 Surrey with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,837 2,287 1,984
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 87.91% 85.18% 85.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,003 1,632 1,334
Surrey median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £258
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 59 87
Surrey median hourly rate £36.25 £39.00 £27.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.05% +42.47% -8.75%
10th Percentile £13.50 £14.00 £12.23
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £45.40
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +21.35% -1.11% -1.45%

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Architecture in Surrey

Software Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Architecture in Surrey

Software Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Architecture in Surrey over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Architecture in Surrey

Software Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Architecture in Surrey

Software Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead - 4 £595 - 2
Woking - 3 £386 - 1
Software Architecture
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) BPEL
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
3 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) Workflow
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Requirements Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) FlexRay
3 3 (37.50%) ISO 26262
3 3 (37.50%) Requirements Management
3 3 (37.50%) Rational Team Concert
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source Development
5 1 (12.50%) Data Protection

Software Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
1 3 (37.50%) FlexRay
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Rational Team Concert
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Junior
1 3 (37.50%) Junior Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared SharePoint Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Web Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) BPEL
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Requirements Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Requirements Management
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO 26262
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM