The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 68 62 66
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.13% 0.81% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.86% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+158.18% +1.85%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
735 695 746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.04% 93.79% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 314 345
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £165
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 70 79 136
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -28.57%
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 £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Technical Architect
East of England

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Technical 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 Technical Architect within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Cambridge -6 1 £475 +15.15% 1
Technical Architect
East of England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) J2EE
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Sybase
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) Solaris
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) UML
2 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (37.50%) J2SE
2 3 (37.50%) Sun
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Clustering
2 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) CGI
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (25.00%) C#

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
1 3 (37.50%) J2SE
2 2 (25.00%) CGI
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Taxonomies
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) New Media
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
1 3 (37.50%) Solaris
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) UML
1 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (37.50%) OO
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
1 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Lisp
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCA
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
1 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Sybase
1 3 (37.50%) Sun
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
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