The median contractor rate for an Architect was £490 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 22 June 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.

Architect
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 11 55
Rank change year-on-year -11 +44  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 41 69 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.98% 11.64% 2.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.54% 12.34% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 50 16
Median daily rate £490 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.83% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £413 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £553 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £47.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year +21.05% +25.66%  

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 544 559 750
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.67% 94.27% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 325 431
Median daily rate £340 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £145 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 29 87
Median hourly rate £19.38 £35.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.62% +133.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.29 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 22 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 22 June 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
Huntingdon -2 14 £433 -9.89% 5
Cambridge -15 12 £550 +29.41% 4
Peterborough -1 6 £300 -33.33% 4
Architect
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 26 (32.91%) Windows
1 26 (32.91%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.78%) .NET
2 18 (22.78%) Office 365
3 16 (20.25%) Finance
4 15 (18.99%) Java
4 15 (18.99%) Windows 10
5 14 (17.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (17.72%) Citrix
5 14 (17.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (16.46%) Migration
7 12 (15.19%) Web Services
8 11 (13.92%) MCSE
9 10 (12.66%) Project Management
10 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (11.39%) SOA
11 8 (10.13%) SharePoint
11 8 (10.13%) Oracle
11 8 (10.13%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (8.86%) SAP
12 7 (8.86%) JavaScript
12 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (8.86%) Skype
13 6 (7.59%) Microservices
13 6 (7.59%) Skype for Business
13 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (7.59%) Data Migration
13 6 (7.59%) XenApp
13 6 (7.59%) Enterprise Content Management

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 8 (10.13%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (7.59%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.59%) Skype for Business
3 4 (5.06%) CMS
4 3 (3.80%) Alfresco
5 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.53%) Documentum
5 2 (2.53%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.27%) Anypoint
6 1 (1.27%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.27%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.27%) Kentico
6 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.27%) Sitefinity
6 1 (1.27%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (2.53%) SAP MDG
2 2 (2.53%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 18 (22.78%) Office 365
2 14 (17.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.06%) OneDrive
5 3 (3.80%) Yammer
6 2 (2.53%) IaaS
6 2 (2.53%) PaaS
7 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.27%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) Skype
2 5 (6.33%) HTTP
3 4 (5.06%) LAN
3 4 (5.06%) WAN
4 3 (3.80%) Firewall
4 3 (3.80%) Internet
4 3 (3.80%) NetScaler
5 2 (2.53%) DNS
5 2 (2.53%) Network Security
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.27%) SSL
6 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.27%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.06%) Big Data
2 3 (3.80%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.53%) PowerCenter
3 2 (2.53%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.27%) GIS
4 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.27%) MySQL
4 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (20.25%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.78%) .NET
2 12 (15.19%) Web Services
3 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (5.06%) J2EE
5 3 (3.80%) Apache Flex
5 3 (3.80%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.80%) HTML
5 3 (3.80%) REST
5 3 (3.80%) Spring
6 2 (2.53%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (2.53%) Node.js
6 2 (2.53%) OAuth
6 2 (2.53%) RESTful
6 2 (2.53%) XML
7 1 (1.27%) Google Maps API
7 1 (1.27%) LAMP
7 1 (1.27%) Middleware
7 1 (1.27%) SAP PI
7 1 (1.27%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.80%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.53%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.53%) BYOD
3 2 (2.53%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.53%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.53%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (32.91%) Windows
2 15 (18.99%) Windows 10
3 5 (6.33%) Android
3 5 (6.33%) Linux
3 5 (6.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.06%) VMS
4 4 (5.06%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.27%) CoreOS
7 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.27%) Unix
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.46%) Migration
2 10 (12.66%) Project Management
3 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (11.39%) SOA
4 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (7.59%) Content Management
5 6 (7.59%) Data Migration
5 6 (7.59%) Enterprise Content Management
5 6 (7.59%) Microservices
6 5 (6.33%) E-Commerce
6 5 (6.33%) Information Security
6 5 (6.33%) OO
6 5 (6.33%) Service Design
7 4 (5.06%) ArchiMate
7 4 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.06%) TOGAF
8 3 (3.80%) API Design
8 3 (3.80%) Information Architecture
8 3 (3.80%) Requirements Engineering
8 3 (3.80%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.99%) Java
2 7 (8.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.59%) SQL
4 5 (6.33%) C#
4 5 (6.33%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.06%) C++
6 2 (2.53%) C
6 2 (2.53%) Python
7 1 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (17.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (13.92%) MCSE
3 8 (10.13%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.53%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Active Directory
1 6 (7.59%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (7.59%) XenApp
2 4 (5.06%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.80%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.53%) Docker
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) AppDNA
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.53%) SCCM
3 1 (1.27%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (32.91%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.72%) Citrix
3 8 (10.13%) Oracle
4 7 (8.86%) SAP
5 6 (7.59%) Cisco
6 4 (5.06%) Google
6 4 (5.06%) VMware
7 3 (3.80%) Adobe
7 3 (3.80%) Apple
7 3 (3.80%) AppSense
8 2 (2.53%) Embarcadero
8 2 (2.53%) Informatica
8 2 (2.53%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.53%) Talend
9 1 (1.27%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.27%) F5
9 1 (1.27%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.27%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.27%) WSO2
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