The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridge region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 18 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 29 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.97% 5.33% 4.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.36% 5.59% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 17
Median daily rate £425 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £493 £488
% change year-on-year
+1.52% +1.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £48.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-24.36% -2.45%
Architect
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
347 483 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.33% 95.27% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 338 288
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 35
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +32.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cambridge region that featured Architect in the job title.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Cambridge region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Cambridge region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 34 (48.57%) SaaS
2 26 (37.14%) IaaS
3 21 (30.00%) SAP
4 19 (27.14%) Oracle
5 18 (25.71%) PaaS
6 15 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (21.43%) SDLC
6 15 (21.43%) LAN
6 15 (21.43%) WAN
6 15 (21.43%) Information Security
7 13 (18.57%) Oracle Database
8 12 (17.14%) Identity Access Management
9 11 (15.71%) Security Operations
9 11 (15.71%) Patch Management
9 11 (15.71%) Firewall
9 11 (15.71%) SOA
10 10 (14.29%) Active Directory
10 10 (14.29%) Mainframe
10 10 (14.29%) Data Modelling
10 10 (14.29%) ITIL
10 10 (14.29%) Java
10 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (14.29%) Oracle Identity Management
10 10 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (12.86%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (12.86%) VMware
11 9 (12.86%) Web Services
11 9 (12.86%) Windows

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (2.86%) CMS
1 2 (2.86%) IIS
1 2 (2.86%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.29%) BigMachines
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (2.86%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (48.57%) SaaS
2 26 (37.14%) IaaS
3 18 (25.71%) PaaS
4 9 (12.86%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (4.29%) Force.com
6 2 (2.86%) Heroku
6 2 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.43%) LAN
1 15 (21.43%) WAN
2 11 (15.71%) Firewall
3 1 (1.43%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.43%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.43%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.43%) Network Security
3 1 (1.43%) NFC
3 1 (1.43%) SAN
3 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) Oracle Database
2 10 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (7.14%) SAP HANA
4 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.86%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (8.57%) Marketing
2 5 (7.14%) Finance
3 3 (4.29%) Billing
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Electronics
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.86%) Web Services
2 8 (11.43%) RESTful
3 6 (8.57%) SOAP
4 5 (7.14%) XML
5 4 (5.71%) Visualforce
6 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.29%) COM
6 3 (4.29%) Java EE
6 3 (4.29%) JSF
6 3 (4.29%) Middleware
7 2 (2.86%) .NET
7 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.86%) JSON
7 2 (2.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 6 (8.57%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.29%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.86%) CESG
4 2 (2.86%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) CMDB
5 1 (1.43%) Contactless
5 1 (1.43%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.43%) EMV
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) User Experience
5 1 (1.43%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Windows
2 7 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (2.86%) Android
3 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.43%) Information Security
1 15 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
1 15 (21.43%) SDLC
2 12 (17.14%) Identity Access Management
3 11 (15.71%) Patch Management
3 11 (15.71%) Security Operations
3 11 (15.71%) SOA
4 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 10 (14.29%) ITIL
5 8 (11.43%) CRM
5 8 (11.43%) ERP
5 8 (11.43%) TOGAF
6 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 7 (10.00%) Migration
7 6 (8.57%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.71%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.29%) Java
2 5 (7.14%) SQL
3 4 (5.71%) Apex Code
4 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.29%) SOQL
5 2 (2.86%) C#
5 2 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) CISSP
2 2 (2.86%) CLAS
2 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) ISEB
3 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.43%) MCSE
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.29%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.43%) COBIT
3 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (14.29%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.43%) SCCM
2 1 (1.43%) SCOM
2 1 (1.43%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 21 (30.00%) SAP
2 19 (27.14%) Oracle
3 9 (12.86%) VMware
4 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.71%) Cisco
5 4 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (4.29%) Siebel
7 2 (2.86%) Ariba
8 1 (1.43%) Citrix
8 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow