Period
to 6 August 2020

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £650 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

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.

Architect
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 23 30
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 21 77 48
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.44% 6.64% 4.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.80% 7.13% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 56 26
Median daily rate £650 £588 £543
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.64% +8.29% +6.37%
10th Percentile £473 £475 £425
90th Percentile £725 £700 £663
East of England median daily rate £550 £525 £535
% change year-on-year +4.76% -1.87% -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £47.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 362 1,080 1,023
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.78% 93.18% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 617 528
Median daily rate £450 £448 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +6.45% +20.11%
10th Percentile £247 £188 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £445 £425
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.71% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 113 97
Median hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.35% +6.25% -27.27%
10th Percentile £13.23 £10.30 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.25 £50.00 £47.35
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £16.63
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.76% -5.00%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Cambridgeshire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Architect in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Architect in Cambridgeshire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Architect in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Architect in Cambridgeshire

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Architect in Cambridgeshire.

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 6 months to 6 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +3 16 £575 - 6
Peterborough +9 2 £700 -
Architect
East of England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 10 (47.62%) Data Modelling
2 7 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (28.57%) AWS
4 5 (23.81%) Metadata Management
4 5 (23.81%) Data Architecture
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) SAP
5 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (19.05%) Billing
5 4 (19.05%) Order to Cash
5 4 (19.05%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (14.29%) Azure
6 3 (14.29%) Reference Data
6 3 (14.29%) Data Governance
6 3 (14.29%) Life Science
6 3 (14.29%) QA
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) Ontologies
6 3 (14.29%) Finance
6 3 (14.29%) Validation
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle
6 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (14.29%) ER Studio
6 3 (14.29%) DAMA
7 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
7 2 (9.52%) Snowflake Schema
7 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
7 2 (9.52%) Ariba
7 2 (9.52%) MicroStrategy

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (9.52%) Mule
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (9.52%) SAP SD
3 1 (4.76%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Azure
3 2 (9.52%) PaaS
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
4 1 (4.76%) GCP
4 1 (4.76%) SaaS
4 1 (4.76%) Twilio
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) SAP HANA
2 2 (9.52%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (4.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (4.76%) BigQuery
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) ER Studio
2 2 (9.52%) ERwin
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (19.05%) Billing
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) IDoc
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Life Science
1 3 (14.29%) Reference Data
2 2 (9.52%) Taxonomies
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Data Modelling
2 5 (23.81%) Data Architecture
2 5 (23.81%) Metadata Management
3 4 (19.05%) Order to Cash
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (14.29%) DAMA
4 3 (14.29%) Data Governance
4 3 (14.29%) Ontologies
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Validation
5 2 (9.52%) Analytics
5 2 (9.52%) Conceptual Models
5 2 (9.52%) Creative Thinking
5 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Information Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) DICOM
2 2 (9.52%) ISO 13485
2 2 (9.52%) PMO
3 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.76%) NIST
3 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) SAP
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Ariba
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (4.76%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) IDERA
4 1 (4.76%) Informatica
4 1 (4.76%) Saba
4 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.76%) Talend