Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 19 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 78 82
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 -
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 9 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.87% 0.55% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.63% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
West Sussex median daily rate - £475 £558
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.80% -
South East median daily rate £350 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 -

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 919 1107 1054
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 88.71% 87.51% 87.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 627 702
West Sussex median daily rate £415 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £253 £263 £271
90th Percentile £570 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 45 30
West Sussex median hourly rate £46.25 £35.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.14% +17.65% +85.94%
10th Percentile £24.02 £19.58 £11.22
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.25 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.55
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.75% +51.71%

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Architecture in West Sussex

Software Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Architecture in West Sussex

Software Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Architecture in West Sussex

Software Architecture
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Crawley - 6 - -
Worthing -5 2 - - 1
Software Architecture
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) C++
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) OO
2 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) GoogleTest
2 6 (66.67%) Yocto
3 3 (33.33%) User Experience
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 3 (33.33%) User Stories
3 3 (33.33%) Play Framework
3 3 (33.33%) Line Management
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Product Management
3 3 (33.33%) Scala
3 3 (33.33%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (33.33%) REST
3 3 (33.33%) CSS3
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) MySQL

Software Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
1 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 6 (66.67%) GoogleTest
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Yocto
2 3 (33.33%) Ajax
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) CSS3
2 3 (33.33%) Django
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) HTML5
2 3 (33.33%) JSON
2 3 (33.33%) Play Framework
2 3 (33.33%) REST
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) OO
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Kanban
3 3 (33.33%) Line Management
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) Product Management
3 3 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) User Stories
4 2 (22.22%) Coaching
4 2 (22.22%) Customer Insight
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby
2 3 (33.33%) Scala