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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 24 40 15
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -25
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 54 20 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.86% 3.45% 7.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.30% 3.70% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 14 45
Average daily rate
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£538 £488 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £386 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £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 £44.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year
-13.06% -4.34%
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
740 541 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.03% 93.28% 93.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 240 361
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 70 103
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £45.00 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 December 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 December 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 +11 31 £513 +5.12% 6
Peterborough - 6 £525 - 1
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (32.91%) Java
2 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
3 22 (27.85%) J2EE
4 21 (26.58%) Web Services
4 21 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (24.05%) .NET
6 18 (22.78%) Enterprise Architecture
7 15 (18.99%) SOA
8 14 (17.72%) SAP
9 13 (16.46%) TOGAF
10 12 (15.19%) C#
11 11 (13.92%) Oracle
11 11 (13.92%) UNIX
11 11 (13.92%) UML
12 10 (12.66%) Linux
13 9 (11.39%) OO
14 8 (10.13%) Service Delivery
14 8 (10.13%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (10.13%) ISEB
15 7 (8.86%) Business Transformation
15 7 (8.86%) Apache Camel
15 7 (8.86%) Apache ServiceMix
15 7 (8.86%) EAI
15 7 (8.86%) WebLogic
15 7 (8.86%) SQL
16 6 (7.59%) HTML
16 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET
16 6 (7.59%) CSS
16 6 (7.59%) Apache
16 6 (7.59%) Tomcat

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (10.13%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (8.86%) WebLogic
2 7 (8.86%) Apache ServiceMix
3 6 (7.59%) Apache
3 6 (7.59%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.33%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.80%) JBoss
6 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.27%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.27%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Project
1 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.27%) SAP MRS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.53%) Office 365
3 1 (1.27%) PaaS
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) WAN
1 2 (2.53%) 3G
1 2 (2.53%) LAN
2 1 (1.27%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.27%) Broadband
2 1 (1.27%) DSL
2 1 (1.27%) Firewall
2 1 (1.27%) Wireless
2 1 (1.27%) 2G
2 1 (1.27%) ZigBee
2 1 (1.27%) LTE
2 1 (1.27%) Intranet
2 1 (1.27%) Internet
2 1 (1.27%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.27%) MySQL
4 1 (1.27%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.80%) WebDriver
2 3 (3.80%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (3.80%) Selenium
3 2 (2.53%) XMLSpy
3 2 (2.53%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.27%) Subversion
4 1 (1.27%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.27%) Hudson
4 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (7.59%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.53%) Advertising
3 2 (2.53%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.85%) J2EE
2 21 (26.58%) Web Services
3 19 (24.05%) .NET
4 7 (8.86%) Apache Camel
5 6 (7.59%) CSS3
5 6 (7.59%) HTML5
5 6 (7.59%) HTML
5 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET
5 6 (7.59%) CSS
5 6 (7.59%) J2SE
6 5 (6.33%) Middleware
7 4 (5.06%) SOAP
7 4 (5.06%) SAP PI
8 3 (3.80%) OSGi
8 3 (3.80%) REST
8 3 (3.80%) XML
8 3 (3.80%) Spring
8 3 (3.80%) JMS
9 2 (2.53%) CGI
9 2 (2.53%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Kindle
1 6 (7.59%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.33%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.80%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.27%) Clustering
4 1 (1.27%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.27%) Open Source
4 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.92%) UNIX
2 10 (12.66%) Linux
3 6 (7.59%) Solaris
3 6 (7.59%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (2.53%) Windows
5 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.78%) Enterprise Architecture
3 15 (18.99%) SOA
4 13 (16.46%) TOGAF
5 11 (13.92%) UML
6 9 (11.39%) OO
7 8 (10.13%) Service Delivery
8 7 (8.86%) EAI
8 7 (8.86%) Business Transformation
9 6 (7.59%) Multithreading
10 5 (6.33%) Waterfall
11 4 (5.06%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.06%) OOP
12 3 (3.80%) ITIL
12 3 (3.80%) ERP
12 3 (3.80%) CRM
12 3 (3.80%) Migration
12 3 (3.80%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (3.80%) Scrum
12 3 (3.80%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.91%) Java
2 12 (15.19%) C#
3 7 (8.86%) SQL
4 5 (6.33%) Perl
5 3 (3.80%) C++
6 2 (2.53%) C
7 1 (1.27%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) ISEB
2 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.27%) MCTS
2 1 (1.27%) MCITP
2 1 (1.27%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.27%) MCSE
2 1 (1.27%) MCSA
2 1 (1.27%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.80%) QA
3 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.27%) SAP ITS
1 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.72%) SAP
3 11 (13.92%) Oracle
4 6 (7.59%) Sun
5 5 (6.33%) Atlassian
6 4 (5.06%) webMethods
7 3 (3.80%) IBM
8 2 (2.53%) Sybase
8 2 (2.53%) BEA
8 2 (2.53%) Infoblox
8 2 (2.53%) Talend
8 2 (2.53%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.27%) Remedy
9 1 (1.27%) VMware
9 1 (1.27%) BMC
9 1 (1.27%) Lotus