Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 18 November 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.

Solution Architect
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 53 68
Rank change year-on-year -30 +15 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 13 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.92% 2.73% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 2.90% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 22 47
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £550 £503 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.45% -22.69% +40.54%
10th Percentile £445 £375 £494
90th Percentile £575 £550 £700
East of England median daily rate £500 £480 £550
% change year-on-year +4.17% -12.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £42.65 £36.50
% change year-on-year - +16.85% -14.67%

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 1320 1069 1514
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.68% 94.19% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 515 889
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £200 £169 £226
90th Percentile £525 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 101 132
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +34.15% -16.33%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £46.88
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.25 £20.94
% change year-on-year -19.10% +6.28% +4.68%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Cambridgeshire

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Cambridgeshire

Solutions 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 Solutions Architect within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -18 3 £550 +8.37% 1
Peterborough -23 2 £450 +5.88% 1
Solutions Architect
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 9 (69.23%) Marketing
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) TDD
3 7 (53.85%) C#
3 7 (53.85%) .NET
3 7 (53.85%) OO
3 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
3 7 (53.85%) Google Analytics
3 7 (53.85%) Advertising
3 7 (53.85%) Google
3 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (53.85%) PaaS
3 7 (53.85%) BDD
3 7 (53.85%) MongoDB
3 7 (53.85%) NoSQL
3 7 (53.85%) Node.js
3 7 (53.85%) Kafka
3 7 (53.85%) Analytics
3 7 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (53.85%) Docker
3 7 (53.85%) Microservices
3 7 (53.85%) .NET Core
4 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
4 2 (15.38%) Prototyping
4 2 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (15.38%) Visualforce
4 2 (15.38%) Apex Code
4 2 (15.38%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com

Solutions 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (53.85%) Google Analytics
1 7 (53.85%) PaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) MongoDB
1 7 (53.85%) NoSQL
General
1 9 (69.23%) Marketing
2 7 (53.85%) Advertising
3 2 (15.38%) Automotive
3 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
1 7 (53.85%) .NET Core
1 7 (53.85%) Kafka
1 7 (53.85%) Node.js
2 2 (15.38%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Analytics
2 7 (53.85%) BDD
2 7 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
2 7 (53.85%) Microservices
2 7 (53.85%) OO
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Prototyping
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Facilities Management
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) Apex Code
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Google
2 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.69%) SAP