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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 13 41 23
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -18
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 35 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.83% 3.87% 6.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.17% 4.05% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 23
Median daily rate £425 £525 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £420 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £48.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.15 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -28.08%
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
344 444 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.63% 95.48% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 319 270
Median daily rate £413 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 37 25
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £20.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +60.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.02 £15.77 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 39 (49.37%) SaaS
2 26 (32.91%) IaaS
3 21 (26.58%) Oracle
4 19 (24.05%) SAP
5 18 (22.78%) PaaS
6 17 (21.52%) LAN
6 17 (21.52%) WAN
7 16 (20.25%) SDLC
8 15 (18.99%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (18.99%) Information Security
9 14 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (17.72%) Oracle Database
10 13 (16.46%) SOA
11 12 (15.19%) TOGAF
11 12 (15.19%) Identity Access Management
12 11 (13.92%) Security Operations
12 11 (13.92%) Patch Management
12 11 (13.92%) ITIL
12 11 (13.92%) Web Services
12 11 (13.92%) Firewall
13 10 (12.66%) Mainframe
13 10 (12.66%) Active Directory
13 10 (12.66%) Java
13 10 (12.66%) CRM
13 10 (12.66%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (12.66%) Capacity Planning
13 10 (12.66%) Oracle Identity Management
14 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (11.39%) Mentoring

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 (2.53%) CMS
1 2 (2.53%) IIS
1 2 (2.53%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.80%) BigMachines
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (2.53%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (49.37%) SaaS
2 26 (32.91%) IaaS
3 18 (22.78%) PaaS
4 9 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (3.80%) Force.com
6 2 (2.53%) Heroku
6 2 (2.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.52%) LAN
1 17 (21.52%) WAN
2 11 (13.92%) Firewall
3 2 (2.53%) Wireless
4 1 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.27%) Internet
4 1 (1.27%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.27%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.27%) Network Security
4 1 (1.27%) NFC
4 1 (1.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) Oracle Database
2 10 (12.66%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.53%) NonStop SQL
5 2 (2.53%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (3.80%) Marketing
2 2 (2.53%) Finance
3 1 (1.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Electronics
3 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.27%) Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.92%) Web Services
2 6 (7.59%) SOAP
2 6 (7.59%) XML
3 5 (6.33%) RESTful
4 4 (5.06%) Java EE
4 4 (5.06%) Visualforce
5 3 (3.80%) COM
6 2 (2.53%) .NET
6 2 (2.53%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.53%) JSF
6 2 (2.53%) JSON
6 2 (2.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Mainframe
2 7 (8.86%) Data Structures
3 4 (5.06%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.53%) CESG
5 2 (2.53%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.53%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.27%) CMDB
6 1 (1.27%) Contactless
6 1 (1.27%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.27%) EMV
6 1 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) iPad
6 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) User Experience
6 1 (1.27%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.39%) Windows
2 7 (8.86%) Linux
3 2 (2.53%) Android
3 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.25%) SDLC
2 15 (18.99%) Information Security
2 15 (18.99%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (16.46%) SOA
5 12 (15.19%) Identity Access Management
5 12 (15.19%) TOGAF
6 11 (13.92%) ITIL
6 11 (13.92%) Patch Management
6 11 (13.92%) Security Operations
7 10 (12.66%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (12.66%) CRM
8 9 (11.39%) Mentoring
9 8 (10.13%) Data Modelling
9 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.33%) ERP
10 5 (6.33%) Migration
10 5 (6.33%) Project Management
10 5 (6.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.66%) Java
2 6 (7.59%) SQL
3 4 (5.06%) Apex Code
4 3 (3.80%) C#
4 3 (3.80%) SOQL
5 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.53%) CISSP
2 2 (2.53%) CLAS
2 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.53%) ISEB
3 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.27%) Degree
3 1 (1.27%) MCSE
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.06%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.27%) COBIT
3 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (12.66%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.27%) SCCM
2 1 (1.27%) SCOM
2 1 (1.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 21 (26.58%) Oracle
2 19 (24.05%) SAP
3 9 (11.39%) VMware
4 6 (7.59%) Cisco
4 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.06%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.80%) Siebel
7 2 (2.53%) Ariba
8 1 (1.27%) Citrix
8 1 (1.27%) ServiceNow