Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Software Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 20 January 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.

Software Architect
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 74 -
Rank change year-on-year -19 - +101
Contract jobs requiring a Software Architect 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.078% 0.28% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Cambridgeshire median daily rate - £480 -
East of England median daily rate £693 £480 -
% change year-on-year +44.38% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 1,216 1,021 1,277
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.26% 95.69% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 452 738
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £380 £360 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -6.49% +10.00%
10th Percentile £230 £163 £225
90th Percentile £550 £525 £550
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £395
% change year-on-year +6.45% -1.90% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 121 116
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +47.06% -36.45%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £19.50 £20.80 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% -7.56% +12.50%

Software Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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
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 Software Architect within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 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 -8 1 - - 4
Software Architect
East of England

Software Architect Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team
1 1 (100.00%) Master's Degree

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%) Git (software)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Master's Degree