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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 27 39 19
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 44 20 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.86% 3.16% 7.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.36% 3.37% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 43
Average daily rate
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£550 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £368 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £512 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £451
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £65.35 £47.00
% change year-on-year
-31.14% +39.04%
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
692 594 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 92.14% 93.84% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 252 343
Average daily rate £335 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 67 107
Average hourly rate £16.72 £37.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +11 22 £550 +17.33% 7
Peterborough - 5 £500 - 3
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 26 (34.67%) Java
2 24 (32.00%) J2EE
3 21 (28.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 18 (24.00%) Oracle
5 16 (21.33%) SOA
5 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
6 15 (20.00%) SAP
6 15 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (18.67%) TOGAF
7 14 (18.67%) UNIX
8 12 (16.00%) UML
8 12 (16.00%) Web Services
8 12 (16.00%) SQL
9 11 (14.67%) J2SE
10 10 (13.33%) Solaris
10 10 (13.33%) Linux
10 10 (13.33%) OO
10 10 (13.33%) .NET
10 10 (13.33%) WebLogic
10 10 (13.33%) Sun
10 10 (13.33%) Tomcat
10 10 (13.33%) Multithreading
11 9 (12.00%) Oracle Linux
11 9 (12.00%) Finance
12 8 (10.67%) Service Delivery
12 8 (10.67%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (10.67%) ISEB
12 8 (10.67%) Perl
12 8 (10.67%) Atlassian
13 7 (9.33%) Git (software)

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 10 (13.33%) WebLogic
1 10 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 8 (10.67%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (9.33%) Apache ServiceMix
4 6 (8.00%) Apache
5 5 (6.67%) WebSphere
5 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.00%) JBoss
7 2 (2.67%) Lync
8 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.33%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.33%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Project
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.33%) SAP MRS
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) SaaS
2 2 (2.67%) Office 365
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) VLAN
2 1 (1.33%) LTE
2 1 (1.33%) LAN
2 1 (1.33%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.33%) WAN
2 1 (1.33%) 3G
2 1 (1.33%) Firewall
2 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.33%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (4.00%) Selenium
3 2 (2.67%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.33%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.33%) XMLSpy
4 1 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 9 (12.00%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.67%) Advertising
3 2 (2.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.33%) Billing
4 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (32.00%) J2EE
2 12 (16.00%) Web Services
3 11 (14.67%) J2SE
4 10 (13.33%) .NET
5 7 (9.33%) Apache Camel
5 7 (9.33%) SOAP
6 6 (8.00%) Middleware
7 5 (6.67%) CGI
8 4 (5.33%) SAP PI
8 4 (5.33%) REST
9 3 (4.00%) OSGi
9 3 (4.00%) Spring
9 3 (4.00%) JMS
9 3 (4.00%) XML
10 2 (2.67%) Ajax
10 2 (2.67%) WCF
10 2 (2.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (2.67%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (1.33%) RESTful
11 1 (1.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.33%) Clustering
3 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.33%) Open Source
3 1 (1.33%) User Experience
3 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.67%) UNIX
2 10 (13.33%) Solaris
2 10 (13.33%) Linux
3 9 (12.00%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.33%) Windows
4 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 16 (21.33%) SOA
3 15 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (18.67%) TOGAF
5 12 (16.00%) UML
6 10 (13.33%) OO
6 10 (13.33%) Multithreading
7 8 (10.67%) Service Delivery
8 7 (9.33%) EAI
8 7 (9.33%) Business Transformation
9 6 (8.00%) CRM
9 6 (8.00%) Scrum
10 5 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (5.33%) Waterfall
11 4 (5.33%) OOP
11 4 (5.33%) ITIL
12 3 (4.00%) ERP
12 3 (4.00%) Change Data Capture
12 3 (4.00%) Test Automation
12 3 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.67%) Java
2 12 (16.00%) SQL
3 8 (10.67%) Perl
4 4 (5.33%) C
5 3 (4.00%) C#
6 1 (1.33%) C++
6 1 (1.33%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) ISEB
2 2 (2.67%) Degree
3 1 (1.33%) MCSE
3 1 (1.33%) MCSA
3 1 (1.33%) CCIE
3 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.33%) MCTS
3 1 (1.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.33%) SAP ITS
2 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (24.00%) Oracle
2 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (20.00%) SAP
4 10 (13.33%) Sun
5 8 (10.67%) Atlassian
6 5 (6.67%) Sybase
7 4 (5.33%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (5.33%) webMethods
8 3 (4.00%) IBM
9 2 (2.67%) Talend
9 2 (2.67%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.67%) Siebel
9 2 (2.67%) BEA
10 1 (1.33%) Lotus
10 1 (1.33%) VMware
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