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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 32 34 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 6 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.05% 3.52% 7.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 3.78% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 21
Median daily rate £505 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.17% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £435 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £647 £650 £563
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 £50.00 £39.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+27.38% -12.77%
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
281 397 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.23% 93.19% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 257 201
Median daily rate £350 £388 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £280 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 22 22
Median hourly rate £28.00 £42.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.11% +54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £54.00 £46.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 14 (51.85%) SOA
2 13 (48.15%) Oracle
3 12 (44.44%) CRM
3 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 12 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (37.04%) SaaS
4 10 (37.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (33.33%) SAP
6 6 (22.22%) Performance Optimisation
6 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 6 (22.22%) Middleware
6 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (22.22%) Billing
7 5 (18.52%) Finance
7 5 (18.52%) ERP
7 5 (18.52%) ITIL
7 5 (18.52%) Service Design
7 5 (18.52%) Order to Cash
7 5 (18.52%) BigMachines
7 5 (18.52%) SAP HANA
7 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity Management
8 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
8 4 (14.81%) RESTful
8 4 (14.81%) SDLC
8 4 (14.81%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
8 4 (14.81%) Java
8 4 (14.81%) SQL

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 10 (37.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
Business Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (18.52%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 10 (37.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SAP HANA
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (22.22%) Billing
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 4 (14.81%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Middleware
2 4 (14.81%) RESTful
3 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 3 (11.11%) JSF
3 3 (11.11%) Web Services
3 3 (11.11%) XML
4 2 (7.41%) .NET
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.41%) JSON
4 2 (7.41%) REST
4 2 (7.41%) SOAP
5 1 (3.70%) Java EE
5 1 (3.70%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.70%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) SOA
2 12 (44.44%) CRM
3 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (22.22%) Performance Optimisation
4 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 5 (18.52%) ERP
5 5 (18.52%) ITIL
5 5 (18.52%) Order to Cash
5 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (18.52%) Service Design
6 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
6 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity Management
6 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
6 4 (14.81%) Migration
6 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
6 4 (14.81%) SDLC
6 4 (14.81%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Java
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.70%) CCIE
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) SAP
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow