Period
to 21 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 18 13
Rank change year-on-year -15 -5 +35
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 48 77 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.66% 6.96% 10.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.88% 7.46% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 43 99
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £550 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -14.29%
10th Percentile £425 £376 £406
90th Percentile £645 £620 £618
East of England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £66.25 - £62.50

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 983 1,032 1,167
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.34% 93.22% 95.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 504 689
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £230 £155 £199
90th Percentile £575 £509 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 133 72
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.00 £23.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.66% -37.33% +102.70%
10th Percentile £11.49 £12.05 £10.01
90th Percentile £46.60 £47.40 £56.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year -8.33% -17.24% +8.75%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 -6 15 £550 +4.76% 12
Peterborough -13 12 £450 +2.86% 6
Huntingdon +1 1 £595 +20.32%
Architect
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.17%) E-Commerce
3 13 (27.08%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (22.92%) Node.js
4 11 (22.92%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (22.92%) TDD
4 11 (22.92%) .NET
4 11 (22.92%) Docker
4 11 (22.92%) Microservices
5 10 (20.83%) Data Centre
5 10 (20.83%) .NET Core
5 10 (20.83%) C#
5 10 (20.83%) OO
5 10 (20.83%) Advertising
5 10 (20.83%) Google
5 10 (20.83%) Marketing
5 10 (20.83%) Google Analytics
5 10 (20.83%) Analytics
5 10 (20.83%) Kafka
5 10 (20.83%) BDD
5 10 (20.83%) MongoDB
5 10 (20.83%) NoSQL
5 10 (20.83%) PaaS
6 7 (14.58%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (12.50%) CCNP
7 6 (12.50%) VPN
8 5 (10.42%) Unix
8 5 (10.42%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (8.33%) TOGAF
9 4 (8.33%) VPLS

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 3 (6.25%) Mule
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP CO
1 2 (4.17%) SAP FI
1 2 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.08%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (20.83%) Google Analytics
2 10 (20.83%) PaaS
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) VPN
2 4 (8.33%) BGP
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco Firepower
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
2 4 (8.33%) LAN
2 4 (8.33%) MPLS
2 4 (8.33%) OSPF
2 4 (8.33%) VPLS
2 4 (8.33%) VXLAN
2 4 (8.33%) Wireless
3 3 (6.25%) Firewall
3 3 (6.25%) Network Security
3 3 (6.25%) SAN
4 2 (4.17%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) MongoDB
1 10 (20.83%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 10 (20.83%) Advertising
1 10 (20.83%) Marketing
2 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) .NET
1 11 (22.92%) Node.js
2 10 (20.83%) .NET Core
2 10 (20.83%) Kafka
3 3 (6.25%) J2EE
3 3 (6.25%) JSON
3 3 (6.25%) REST
3 3 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) LDAP
4 1 (2.08%) OAuth
4 1 (2.08%) React
4 1 (2.08%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (6.25%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Unix
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.17%) E-Commerce
3 11 (22.92%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (22.92%) Microservices
3 11 (22.92%) TDD
4 10 (20.83%) Analytics
4 10 (20.83%) BDD
4 10 (20.83%) OO
5 5 (10.42%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.33%) Migration
6 4 (8.33%) Presales
6 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (8.33%) TOGAF
7 3 (6.25%) Logistics
7 3 (6.25%) SAP Implementation
7 3 (6.25%) Service Management
7 3 (6.25%) SOA
7 3 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.17%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) C#
2 3 (6.25%) Java
3 2 (4.17%) C
4 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.08%) PHP
4 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (12.50%) CCNP
3 3 (6.25%) CCDA
3 3 (6.25%) MCSE
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.17%) AWS Certification
4 2 (4.17%) CCNA
4 2 (4.17%) CISA
4 2 (4.17%) CISM
4 2 (4.17%) CISSP
5 1 (2.08%) CCDP
5 1 (2.08%) CCIE
5 1 (2.08%) CGEIT
5 1 (2.08%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) GDPR
1 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) MOM
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Google
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco
2 4 (8.33%) Meraki
2 4 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (2.08%) Dell
3 1 (2.08%) EMC
3 1 (2.08%) Huawei
3 1 (2.08%) VMware