The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 18 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 29 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.88% 7.67% 7.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.15% 7.95% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 13
Average daily rate £506 £538 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.81% +13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £416 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.81 £41.50 £44.63
% change year-on-year
+29.66% -7.00%
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
356 302 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.74% 96.49% 95.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 181 131
Average daily rate £400 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 35
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.88 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 9 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 17 (34.00%) SaaS
2 15 (30.00%) Oracle
3 14 (28.00%) CRM
3 14 (28.00%) SOA
4 13 (26.00%) SAP
4 13 (26.00%) ITIL
5 12 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (18.00%) TOGAF
7 7 (14.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (14.00%) UML
8 6 (12.00%) Java
8 6 (12.00%) Migration
8 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (10.00%) PaaS
9 5 (10.00%) SQL
9 5 (10.00%) XML
9 5 (10.00%) Middleware
9 5 (10.00%) BigMachines
9 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
9 5 (10.00%) SDLC
9 5 (10.00%) IaaS
9 5 (10.00%) ServiceNow
10 4 (8.00%) SAP HANA
10 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (8.00%) Project Management
10 4 (8.00%) Firewall
10 4 (8.00%) Finance
10 4 (8.00%) Web Services
10 4 (8.00%) JavaScript

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (10.00%) BigMachines
3 1 (2.00%) Markit EDM
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (2.00%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.00%) thinkFolio
3 1 (2.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (34.00%) SaaS
2 5 (10.00%) IaaS
2 5 (10.00%) PaaS
3 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Firewall
1 4 (8.00%) LAN
1 4 (8.00%) WAN
2 3 (6.00%) Network Security
3 1 (2.00%) BGP
3 1 (2.00%) DMVPN
3 1 (2.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.00%) MPLS
3 1 (2.00%) OSPF
3 1 (2.00%) VPN
3 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SAP HANA
2 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) Middleware
1 5 (10.00%) XML
2 4 (8.00%) Web Services
3 3 (6.00%) EJB
3 3 (6.00%) HTML
3 3 (6.00%) J2EE
3 3 (6.00%) JSP
3 3 (6.00%) REST
3 3 (6.00%) SAP PI
4 2 (4.00%) .NET
4 2 (4.00%) Java EE
5 1 (2.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.00%) CMDB
3 3 (6.00%) Digital Media
3 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (6.00%) SCADA
3 3 (6.00%) Social Media
4 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.00%) iPad
5 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) CRM
1 14 (28.00%) SOA
2 13 (26.00%) ITIL
3 12 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.00%) TOGAF
5 7 (14.00%) UML
6 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (12.00%) Migration
7 5 (10.00%) SDLC
8 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.00%) Project Management
9 3 (6.00%) EAI
9 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.00%) ITSM
9 3 (6.00%) OO
9 3 (6.00%) RAD
9 3 (6.00%) RUP
9 3 (6.00%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) Java
2 5 (10.00%) SQL
3 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) ABAP
4 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) CCIE
1 1 (2.00%) CCNA
1 1 (2.00%) CCNP
1 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
1 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Certification
1 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.00%) COBIT
2 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Oracle
2 13 (26.00%) SAP
3 5 (10.00%) ServiceNow
4 4 (8.00%) Sitecore
5 3 (6.00%) Adobe
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco
5 3 (6.00%) FatWire
5 3 (6.00%) Guidewire
5 3 (6.00%) hybris
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.00%) MuleSoft
5 3 (6.00%) Pega
5 3 (6.00%) VMware
6 1 (2.00%) Ariba
6 1 (2.00%) Aruba
6 1 (2.00%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint