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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 14 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 21 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.34% 9.28% 6.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.78% 9.55% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 17
Median daily rate £525 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £52.56 £49.50
% change year-on-year
-19.14% +6.18%

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
270 377 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.41% 97.16% 96.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 243 183
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £255 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 28 18
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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
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 25 February 2017, 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 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 5 (17.86%) Java
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle
4 4 (14.29%) .NET
4 4 (14.29%) SAP
4 4 (14.29%) SOA
4 4 (14.29%) Content Management
4 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Content Management
4 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (14.29%) API Design
5 3 (10.71%) Service Design
5 3 (10.71%) ArchiMate
5 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Linux
5 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
5 3 (10.71%) Web Services
5 3 (10.71%) XML
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) SQL
5 3 (10.71%) Service Management
5 3 (10.71%) ITSM
5 3 (10.71%) Finance
5 3 (10.71%) CMS
5 3 (10.71%) SDL Web 8
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco
6 2 (7.14%) DRM

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 3 (10.71%) CMS
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) Alfresco
2 2 (7.14%) Documentum
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.57%) Anypoint
3 1 (3.57%) EPiServer
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) Kentico
3 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.57%) Sitefinity
3 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.14%) SAP MDG
2 2 (7.14%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) SaaS
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.57%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) DHCP
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (3.57%) NAS
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
1 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (7.14%) PowerCenter
1 2 (7.14%) Spotfire
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.57%) JMeter
2 1 (3.57%) NUnit
2 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.57%) Billing
3 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) XML
3 2 (7.14%) Java EE
3 2 (7.14%) OAuth
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.57%) J2EE
4 1 (3.57%) LAMP
4 1 (3.57%) Middleware
4 1 (3.57%) Node.js
4 1 (3.57%) REST
4 1 (3.57%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.57%) Clustering
1 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.29%) API Design
2 4 (14.29%) Content Management
2 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Content Management
2 4 (14.29%) SOA
3 3 (10.71%) ArchiMate
3 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) ITSM
3 3 (10.71%) Migration
3 3 (10.71%) Service Design
3 3 (10.71%) Service Management
4 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.14%) CRM
4 2 (7.14%) Data Management
4 2 (7.14%) DRM
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (7.14%) ETL
4 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Java
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) Apex Code
4 1 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) Groovy
4 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) CCIE
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) CCNA
2 1 (3.57%) CCSA
2 1 (3.57%) CISM
2 1 (3.57%) CISSP
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) JNCIA
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.57%) HL7
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle
3 4 (14.29%) SAP
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Embarcadero
4 2 (7.14%) Informatica
4 2 (7.14%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (7.14%) Talend
5 1 (3.57%) Google
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Interwoven
5 1 (3.57%) MuleSoft
5 1 (3.57%) OpenText
5 1 (3.57%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.57%) Sitecore