The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 73 67 59
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.12% 0.49% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.70% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
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£350 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £35.50
Software Architecture
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
623 573 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 75.88% 70.39% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 312 247
Average daily rate £375 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 53 36
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -22.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.40 £21.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £46.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 2015. 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 -10 1 £350 -17.64% 5
Software Architecture
East of England

Software Architecture
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) QMS
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) QMS
2 1 (50.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree