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 3 months to 25 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 East / West Sussex
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 74 53
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 0 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex - 0.68% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.77% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £426 £488 £435
% change year-on-year -12.56% +12.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £40.00 £30.68
% change year-on-year +4.37% +30.39%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 419 651 465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 86.93% 88.93% 85.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 403 301
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 10
Median hourly rate £47.50 £51.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.76% +3.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 2 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Prototyping

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) ReSharper
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
1 2 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore