The median contractor rate for a Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 18 13 34
Rank change year-on-year -5 +21  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 38 58 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 7.08% 9.32% 4.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.57% 9.57% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 49 15
Median daily rate £500 £485 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £413 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £551 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £52.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -19.52% +20.68%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 502 606 644
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 93.48% 97.43% 97.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 361 315
Median daily rate £350 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 44 64
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +150.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire that featured Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Cambridgeshire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Cambridgeshire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Cambridgeshire

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Cambridgeshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -15 15 £525 +20.68% 12
Peterborough +9 12 £450 -10.00% 3
Huntingdon -7 3 £510 +0.49%
Architect
East of England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 33 (44.59%) .NET
2 29 (39.19%) Web Services
3 26 (35.14%) SOA
4 23 (31.08%) Finance
5 22 (29.73%) JavaScript
6 21 (28.38%) ASP.NET
6 21 (28.38%) OO
7 20 (27.03%) J2EE
8 19 (25.68%) HTML
8 19 (25.68%) Java
8 19 (25.68%) Adobe
8 19 (25.68%) Hibernate
8 19 (25.68%) Spring
8 19 (25.68%) Apache Flex
9 17 (22.97%) Information Security
10 10 (13.51%) SAP
11 8 (10.81%) Oracle
11 8 (10.81%) Windows
11 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
11 8 (10.81%) Banking
11 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (9.46%) Presales
13 6 (8.11%) Microservices
13 6 (8.11%) Data Migration
13 6 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (8.11%) Migration
13 6 (8.11%) Linux
13 6 (8.11%) SQL
14 5 (6.76%) C#

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.05%) Alfresco
2 3 (4.05%) CMS
3 2 (2.70%) Documentum
4 1 (1.35%) Anypoint
4 1 (1.35%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.35%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.35%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) Kentico
4 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.35%) Sitefinity
4 1 (1.35%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (2.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (2.70%) SAP MDG
2 2 (2.70%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.35%) IaaS
3 1 (1.35%) Office 365
3 1 (1.35%) PaaS
3 1 (1.35%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) HTTP
2 4 (5.41%) Internet
3 3 (4.05%) DNS
3 3 (4.05%) Firewall
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.35%) DHCP
4 1 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.35%) NAS
4 1 (1.35%) Network Security
4 1 (1.35%) SAN
4 1 (1.35%) SSL
4 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) Big Data
2 2 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (2.70%) PowerCenter
2 2 (2.70%) Spotfire
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.35%) MySQL
3 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.35%) JMeter
2 1 (1.35%) NUnit
2 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (31.08%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Banking
3 5 (6.76%) Billing
4 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.35%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (44.59%) .NET
2 29 (39.19%) Web Services
3 21 (28.38%) ASP.NET
4 20 (27.03%) J2EE
5 19 (25.68%) Apache Flex
5 19 (25.68%) Hibernate
5 19 (25.68%) HTML
5 19 (25.68%) Spring
6 5 (6.76%) Visualforce
7 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (5.41%) REST
8 2 (2.70%) Node.js
8 2 (2.70%) OAuth
8 2 (2.70%) RESTful
8 2 (2.70%) XML
9 1 (1.35%) Java EE
9 1 (1.35%) JSON
9 1 (1.35%) LAMP
9 1 (1.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.70%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.35%) Clustering
3 1 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Windows
2 6 (8.11%) Linux
3 5 (6.76%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.41%) VMS
5 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.70%) Unix
7 1 (1.35%) Android
7 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.35%) CoreOS
7 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.14%) SOA
2 21 (28.38%) OO
3 17 (22.97%) Information Security
4 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (9.46%) Presales
5 7 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.11%) Data Migration
6 6 (8.11%) Microservices
6 6 (8.11%) Migration
7 5 (6.76%) Content Management
7 5 (6.76%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Content Management
7 5 (6.76%) Project Management
8 4 (5.41%) ArchiMate
8 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (5.41%) Service Management
8 4 (5.41%) TOGAF
9 3 (4.05%) Data Management
9 3 (4.05%) ITIL
9 3 (4.05%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.73%) JavaScript
2 19 (25.68%) Java
3 6 (8.11%) SQL
4 5 (6.76%) Apex Code
4 5 (6.76%) C#
4 5 (6.76%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.41%) C++
6 2 (2.70%) Python
7 1 (1.35%) Groovy
7 1 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) CCIE
3 1 (1.35%) CCNA
3 1 (1.35%) CCSA
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.35%) CISM
3 1 (1.35%) CISSP
3 1 (1.35%) ISEB
3 1 (1.35%) JNCIA
3 1 (1.35%) MCSE
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.70%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.35%) HL7
3 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.35%) Docker
3 1 (1.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (25.68%) Adobe
2 10 (13.51%) SAP
3 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.81%) Oracle
4 5 (6.76%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (5.41%) VMware
6 2 (2.70%) Cisco
6 2 (2.70%) Embarcadero
6 2 (2.70%) Informatica
6 2 (2.70%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.70%) Talend
7 1 (1.35%) F5
7 1 (1.35%) HP
7 1 (1.35%) IBM
7 1 (1.35%) Interwoven
7 1 (1.35%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.35%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.35%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.35%) WSO2