The first table below looks at the demand for Technical 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 Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridge region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 42 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.27% 0.26% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £424
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
268 228 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 72.63% 59.84% 63.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 105 150
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 31
Average hourly rate £39.50 £38.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.59% -9.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Technical Architecture
Cambridgeshire

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Technical Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Technical Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Technical Architecture
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Technical 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 Technical Architecture.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Lisp
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (100.00%) New Media

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Technical 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 Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Lisp