The first table below looks at the demand for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 65 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.48% 0.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £410
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -20.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -16.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
568 503 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 68.77% 70.45% 61.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 236 203
Average daily rate £388 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 37 96
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £21.20 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Software Architecture
East of England

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Software Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Architecture
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 Software Architecture within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -6 4 £425 - 7
Software Architecture
East of England

Software Architecture
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture.

1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 2 (50.00%) ZigBee
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) OSGi

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) ZigBee
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
1 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (50.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
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