The median contractor rate for a Software Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 24 April 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.

Software Architect
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 67
Contract jobs requiring a Software Architect 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire - - 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £501 £450
% change year-on-year +9.72% +11.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £51.25

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 498 629 714
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.39% 96.92% 97.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 379 363
Median daily rate £350 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 43 76
Median hourly rate £33.00 £33.60 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +148.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £16.60
% change year-on-year -5.40% +11.44%  

Software Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Architect in Cambridgeshire

Software Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Architect in Cambridgeshire

Software Architect Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, Software 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 Software Architect in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing

Software 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB