The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 36 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 34 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.17% 4.53% 3.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.48% 4.78% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £550 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £425 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £623 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £35.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +31.48%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
759 670 728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.13% 94.77% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 297 322
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 80 141
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -25.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Architect
East of England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -14 22 £425 -22.72% 9
Peterborough 0 1 £400 -5.88%
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 23 (38.98%) Oracle
2 20 (33.90%) J2EE
3 19 (32.20%) Java
4 17 (28.81%) UNIX
5 16 (27.12%) SAP
6 14 (23.73%) SQL
6 14 (23.73%) OO
6 14 (23.73%) J2SE
7 13 (22.03%) UML
7 13 (22.03%) Multithreading
8 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
8 11 (18.64%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (18.64%) Finance
9 10 (16.95%) Sun
9 10 (16.95%) Solaris
9 10 (16.95%) Linux
9 10 (16.95%) Tomcat
10 9 (15.25%) CRM
10 9 (15.25%) SOA
10 9 (15.25%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (13.56%) Atlassian
11 8 (13.56%) .NET
11 8 (13.56%) Perl
11 8 (13.56%) Sybase
11 8 (13.56%) WebLogic
12 7 (11.86%) SOAP
12 7 (11.86%) Web Services
12 7 (11.86%) Apache
12 7 (11.86%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (11.86%) Salesforce.com

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (16.95%) Tomcat
2 8 (13.56%) WebLogic
3 7 (11.86%) Apache
3 7 (11.86%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.78%) Apache ServiceMix
6 3 (5.08%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (3.39%) Lync
7 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
7 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.69%) NetWeaver
8 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.69%) SAP Portal
8 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) VLAN
2 1 (1.69%) ZigBee
2 1 (1.69%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.69%) GSM
2 1 (1.69%) Intranet
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) 3G
2 1 (1.69%) Firewall
2 1 (1.69%) Wireless
2 1 (1.69%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.69%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.08%) Subversion
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Advertising
2 2 (3.39%) Billing
3 1 (1.69%) Publishing
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.69%) Electronics
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.90%) J2EE
2 14 (23.73%) J2SE
3 8 (13.56%) .NET
4 7 (11.86%) SOAP
4 7 (11.86%) Web Services
4 7 (11.86%) CGI
5 6 (10.17%) Middleware
6 5 (8.47%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (8.47%) REST
7 4 (6.78%) Apache Camel
7 4 (6.78%) Ajax
8 3 (5.08%) XML
8 3 (5.08%) OSGi
8 3 (5.08%) JMS
9 2 (3.39%) SAP PI
10 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.69%) Java EE
10 1 (1.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Clustering
1 5 (8.47%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.08%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.69%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.69%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.69%) Open Source
3 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) UNIX
2 10 (16.95%) Solaris
2 10 (16.95%) Linux
3 9 (15.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) OO
2 13 (22.03%) UML
2 13 (22.03%) Multithreading
3 11 (18.64%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (15.25%) CRM
4 9 (15.25%) SOA
5 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.47%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (8.47%) Scrum
6 5 (8.47%) Load Balancing
7 4 (6.78%) Waterfall
7 4 (6.78%) MVC
7 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.78%) TOGAF
7 4 (6.78%) OOP
8 3 (5.08%) ITIL
8 3 (5.08%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (3.39%) Security Architecture
9 2 (3.39%) Use Case
9 2 (3.39%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.20%) Java
2 14 (23.73%) SQL
3 8 (13.56%) Perl
4 4 (6.78%) C
5 2 (3.39%) C#
6 1 (1.69%) C++
6 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) CCA
1 2 (3.39%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) ISEB
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (3.39%) XenApp
1 2 (3.39%) XenServer
2 1 (1.69%) vSphere
2 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) SCCM
1 1 (1.69%) SCOM
1 1 (1.69%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 23 (38.98%) Oracle
2 16 (27.12%) SAP
3 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
4 10 (16.95%) Sun
5 8 (13.56%) Sybase
5 8 (13.56%) Atlassian
6 7 (11.86%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (6.78%) webMethods
8 3 (5.08%) Siebel
9 2 (3.39%) VMware
9 2 (3.39%) Citrix