The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architecture
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 41 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.57% - 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% - 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £303
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £355 £390
% change year-on-year
+16.19% -8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
270 278 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 76.49% 85.54% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 166 162
Median daily rate £425 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 21 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £37.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Software Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Software Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Law
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
2 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) KVM
2 2 (66.67%) Vyatta
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (66.67%) LXC
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC

Software Architecture
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
General
1 2 (66.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Python Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Application Virtualisation
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
1 2 (66.67%) KVM
1 2 (66.67%) LXC
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Brocade
1 2 (66.67%) CA
1 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Vyatta