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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 31 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 34 28 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.66% 4.18% 4.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.04% 4.47% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 16
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£544 £488 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +9.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £358 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £517 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £60.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
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
674 627 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 92.33% 93.58% 92.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 255 289
Average daily rate £330 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 63 106
Average hourly rate £23.25 £37.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.00% +56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £50.45 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +7 18 £538 +5.91% 4
Peterborough - 2 £400 - 3
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 24 (35.29%) J2EE
2 23 (33.82%) Java
3 22 (32.35%) Oracle
4 20 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
5 17 (25.00%) SAP
5 17 (25.00%) SOA
6 16 (23.53%) UNIX
7 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (20.59%) SQL
9 13 (19.12%) J2SE
10 12 (17.65%) UML
10 12 (17.65%) TOGAF
10 12 (17.65%) Multithreading
11 11 (16.18%) Solaris
11 11 (16.18%) Linux
11 11 (16.18%) Tomcat
11 11 (16.18%) OO
11 11 (16.18%) WebLogic
11 11 (16.18%) Web Services
11 11 (16.18%) Sun
12 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
12 10 (14.71%) CRM
12 10 (14.71%) Oracle Linux
13 9 (13.24%) Atlassian
13 9 (13.24%) Perl
14 8 (11.76%) Finance
14 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
14 8 (11.76%) Business Transformation
15 7 (10.29%) Apache Camel
15 7 (10.29%) Apache ServiceMix

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 11 (16.18%) WebLogic
1 11 (16.18%) Tomcat
2 7 (10.29%) Apache
2 7 (10.29%) Apache ServiceMix
3 6 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.41%) JBoss
6 2 (2.94%) Lync
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.47%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Project
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.47%) SAP MRS
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) SaaS
2 2 (2.94%) Office 365
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) VLAN
2 1 (1.47%) ZigBee
2 1 (1.47%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.47%) GSM
2 1 (1.47%) LAN
2 1 (1.47%) WAN
2 1 (1.47%) 3G
2 1 (1.47%) Firewall
2 1 (1.47%) Wireless
2 1 (1.47%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.94%) Subversion
2 2 (2.94%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Advertising
2 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.94%) Billing
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.47%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.29%) J2EE
2 13 (19.12%) J2SE
3 11 (16.18%) Web Services
4 7 (10.29%) SOAP
4 7 (10.29%) Apache Camel
5 6 (8.82%) .NET
5 6 (8.82%) CGI
5 6 (8.82%) Middleware
6 5 (7.35%) REST
7 3 (4.41%) OSGi
7 3 (4.41%) SAP PI
7 3 (4.41%) Spring
7 3 (4.41%) XML
7 3 (4.41%) JMS
8 2 (2.94%) Ajax
8 2 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.47%) WCF
9 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Client/Server
2 4 (5.88%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.94%) Clustering
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) User Experience
4 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.47%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.53%) UNIX
2 11 (16.18%) Solaris
2 11 (16.18%) Linux
3 10 (14.71%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Windows
4 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
2 17 (25.00%) SOA
3 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (17.65%) TOGAF
4 12 (17.65%) UML
4 12 (17.65%) Multithreading
5 11 (16.18%) OO
6 10 (14.71%) CRM
7 8 (11.76%) Business Transformation
8 7 (10.29%) Scrum
9 6 (8.82%) EAI
10 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
10 5 (7.35%) ITIL
10 5 (7.35%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (7.35%) Waterfall
11 4 (5.88%) OOP
11 4 (5.88%) ERP
11 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce
12 3 (4.41%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.82%) Java
2 14 (20.59%) SQL
3 9 (13.24%) Perl
4 4 (5.88%) C
5 1 (1.47%) C#
5 1 (1.47%) C++
5 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) ISEB
2 2 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (1.47%) MCSE
3 1 (1.47%) MCSA
3 1 (1.47%) CCIE
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.47%) MCTS
3 1 (1.47%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) SAP ITS
2 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 22 (32.35%) Oracle
2 17 (25.00%) SAP
3 11 (16.18%) Sun
4 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
5 9 (13.24%) Atlassian
6 7 (10.29%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (8.82%) Sybase
8 4 (5.88%) webMethods
9 3 (4.41%) Siebel
10 2 (2.94%) IBM
10 2 (2.94%) TIBCO
10 2 (2.94%) BEA
10 2 (2.94%) Talend
11 1 (1.47%) VMware
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