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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank - 41 -
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.61% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £288 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £324 £345
% change year-on-year
+38.99% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £34.00
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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
260 240 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 69.71% 73.39% 67.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 108 141
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 50
Average hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (50.00%) ZigBee
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) Firmware
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) OSGi

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) ZigBee
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
1 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
3 2 (50.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware