Period
to 14 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 28 26
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 55 82 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.87% 5.84% 5.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.19% 6.18% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 47
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £550 £584 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.78% +21.61% -17.42%
10th Percentile £474 £434 £375
90th Percentile £765 £750 £575
East of England median daily rate £550 £550 £500
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £41.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £38.00 - £42.82

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 1,059 1,326 1,091
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.80% 94.44% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 663 505
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £250 £206 £171
90th Percentile £575 £543 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 131 114
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.25 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.67% +50.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.50 £10.90
90th Percentile £49.75 £49.75 £45.85
East of England median hourly rate £17.38 £20.39 £20.00
% change year-on-year -14.77% +1.93% -6.98%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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 6 months to 14 December 2018. 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 -9 30 £550 -13.73% 13
Peterborough +20 17 £525 +10.53% 1
Architect
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.82%) Data Modelling
3 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (18.18%) Finance
4 10 (18.18%) Java
5 9 (16.36%) .NET
5 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (16.36%) Mobile App
6 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (14.55%) SaaS
6 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (14.55%) Google
7 7 (12.73%) Middleware
7 7 (12.73%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (10.91%) REST
8 6 (10.91%) Office 365
8 6 (10.91%) AngularJS
8 6 (10.91%) Information Architecture
8 6 (10.91%) Microservices
8 6 (10.91%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
8 6 (10.91%) CRM
8 6 (10.91%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (10.91%) TOGAF
8 6 (10.91%) Spring
9 5 (9.09%) Degree
9 5 (9.09%) jQuery
9 5 (9.09%) SOAP
9 5 (9.09%) Web Services
9 5 (9.09%) Windows

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 7 (12.73%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.45%) IBM Connections
2 3 (5.45%) Mule
2 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.82%) CMS
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.82%) GroupWise
3 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.82%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (14.55%) SaaS
3 6 (10.91%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (10.91%) Office 365
4 5 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (7.27%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (7.27%) IaaS
5 4 (7.27%) PaaS
6 3 (5.45%) G Suite
7 2 (3.64%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (1.82%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) WAN
2 4 (7.27%) LAN
3 3 (5.45%) Network Security
3 3 (5.45%) Wireless
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.82%) DNS
5 1 (1.82%) Firewall
5 1 (1.82%) SMS
5 1 (1.82%) SNMP
5 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) Data Lake
2 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (3.64%) Apache Hive
3 2 (3.64%) MySQL
3 2 (3.64%) OLAP
3 2 (3.64%) OLTP
3 2 (3.64%) Power BI
3 2 (3.64%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (3.64%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.82%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.82%) Hudson
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Marketing
2 4 (7.27%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.82%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.82%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) .NET
2 7 (12.73%) Middleware
3 6 (10.91%) AngularJS
3 6 (10.91%) REST
3 6 (10.91%) Spring
4 5 (9.09%) jQuery
4 5 (9.09%) OAuth
4 5 (9.09%) React
4 5 (9.09%) SOAP
4 5 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (1.82%) EDI
5 1 (1.82%) Lucene
5 1 (1.82%) Node.js
5 1 (1.82%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.82%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Mobile App
2 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.64%) CESG
4 2 (3.64%) Fintech
4 2 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) Life Science
5 1 (1.82%) NHS
5 1 (1.82%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Android
2 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.82%) Data Modelling
3 6 (10.91%) CRM
3 6 (10.91%) Information Architecture
3 6 (10.91%) Microservices
3 6 (10.91%) TOGAF
4 5 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 4 (7.27%) Acceptance Criteria
5 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.27%) Data Architecture
5 4 (7.27%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (7.27%) Marketing Automation
5 4 (7.27%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 4 (7.27%) Service Design
5 4 (7.27%) SOA
5 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (7.27%) User Stories
6 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) Java
2 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.82%) C
4 1 (1.82%) C++
4 1 (1.82%) PHP
4 1 (1.82%) Python
4 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.27%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (3.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (3.64%) CCNP
3 2 (3.64%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (3.64%) CISSP
3 2 (3.64%) ISSAP
4 1 (1.82%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.82%) GDPR
2 1 (1.82%) GLP
2 1 (1.82%) GMP
2 1 (1.82%) GxP
2 1 (1.82%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (3.64%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (1.82%) Ansible
4 1 (1.82%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.82%) Puppet
4 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) Google
3 5 (9.09%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (7.27%) Marketo
4 4 (7.27%) MuleSoft
5 3 (5.45%) Cisco
5 3 (5.45%) Citrix
5 3 (5.45%) IBM
5 3 (5.45%) Talend
5 3 (5.45%) VMware
6 2 (3.64%) AppDynamics
6 2 (3.64%) New Relic
6 2 (3.64%) SAP
6 2 (3.64%) Tableau
7 1 (1.82%) Acronis
7 1 (1.82%) HP
7 1 (1.82%) Veeam