The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 27 34 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 42 21 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.76% 4.05% 8.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.03% 4.38% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 45
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£525 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £386 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £568 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-13.55% -6.84%
Architect
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
697 480 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.61% 92.49% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 232 336
Average daily rate £375 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 56 86
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -41.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge 0 23 £538 +13.15% 8
Peterborough - 4 £550 - 4
Huntingdon - - - -
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 25 (32.47%) Web Services
1 25 (32.47%) Microsoft
2 22 (28.57%) Java
2 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (27.27%) .NET
4 19 (24.68%) J2EE
4 19 (24.68%) SAP
5 17 (22.08%) Enterprise Architecture
6 14 (18.18%) TOGAF
7 13 (16.88%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (15.58%) C#
9 11 (14.29%) Oracle
9 11 (14.29%) SOA
10 9 (11.69%) UML
10 9 (11.69%) Business Transformation
11 8 (10.39%) EAI
11 8 (10.39%) Linux
11 8 (10.39%) ISEB
11 8 (10.39%) Service Delivery
12 7 (9.09%) Middleware
12 7 (9.09%) Waterfall
13 6 (7.79%) Kindle
13 6 (7.79%) HTML5
13 6 (7.79%) WebSphere
13 6 (7.79%) CSS3
13 6 (7.79%) Mobile App
13 6 (7.79%) ISO 9001
13 6 (7.79%) UNIX
13 6 (7.79%) SQL
13 6 (7.79%) WebLogic

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 13 (16.88%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (7.79%) WebSphere
2 6 (7.79%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.19%) Documentum
3 4 (5.19%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.90%) JBoss
4 3 (3.90%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (2.60%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.30%) Apache
6 1 (1.30%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.30%) MS Project
1 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.30%) SAP MRS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.60%) Office 365
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) 3G
1 2 (2.60%) LAN
1 2 (2.60%) WAN
2 1 (1.30%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.30%) Broadband
2 1 (1.30%) Firewall
2 1 (1.30%) Wireless
2 1 (1.30%) 2G
2 1 (1.30%) DSL
2 1 (1.30%) Intranet
2 1 (1.30%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) Extranet
2 1 (1.30%) ZigBee
2 1 (1.30%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.30%) MySQL
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (3.90%) Selenium
1 3 (3.90%) Talend Open Studio
1 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.90%) WebDriver
2 2 (2.60%) XMLSpy
3 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.30%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.30%) Hudson
General
1 4 (5.19%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Advertising
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.47%) Web Services
2 21 (27.27%) .NET
3 19 (24.68%) J2EE
4 7 (9.09%) Middleware
5 6 (7.79%) HTML5
5 6 (7.79%) CSS3
5 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET
5 6 (7.79%) CSS
5 6 (7.79%) HTML
6 5 (6.49%) SAP PI
7 4 (5.19%) SOAP
7 4 (5.19%) J2SE
8 3 (3.90%) XML
8 3 (3.90%) XML Schema
8 3 (3.90%) Spring
8 3 (3.90%) Apache Camel
9 2 (2.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (2.60%) RESTful
9 2 (2.60%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (2.60%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Kindle
1 6 (7.79%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.49%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.90%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.30%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Linux
2 6 (7.79%) UNIX
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (5.19%) Solaris
4 2 (2.60%) Windows
5 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.08%) Enterprise Architecture
3 14 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 11 (14.29%) SOA
5 9 (11.69%) UML
5 9 (11.69%) Business Transformation
6 8 (10.39%) EAI
6 8 (10.39%) Service Delivery
7 7 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.19%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (5.19%) Multithreading
9 4 (5.19%) OO
10 3 (3.90%) ITIL
10 3 (3.90%) ERP
10 3 (3.90%) CRM
10 3 (3.90%) Migration
10 3 (3.90%) Scrum
10 3 (3.90%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.90%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.57%) Java
2 12 (15.58%) C#
3 6 (7.79%) SQL
4 3 (3.90%) C++
4 3 (3.90%) Perl
5 1 (1.30%) C
5 1 (1.30%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) ISEB
2 1 (1.30%) MCSE
2 1 (1.30%) MCSA
2 1 (1.30%) CCIE
2 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.30%) MCTS
2 1 (1.30%) MCITP
2 1 (1.30%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.90%) QA
3 2 (2.60%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) SAP ITS
2 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 25 (32.47%) Microsoft
2 19 (24.68%) SAP
3 11 (14.29%) Oracle
4 5 (6.49%) webMethods
5 4 (5.19%) Sun
5 4 (5.19%) IBM
6 3 (3.90%) BEA
6 3 (3.90%) TIBCO
6 3 (3.90%) Talend
6 3 (3.90%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.60%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.30%) Sybase
8 1 (1.30%) BMC
8 1 (1.30%) Remedy
8 1 (1.30%) Lotus
8 1 (1.30%) VMware
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