The first table below looks at the demand for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Hemel Hempstead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hemel Hempstead region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 14 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 4.41% 3.64% -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.62% 3.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.13 £55.00 £40.07
% change year-on-year
-5.22% +37.25%
Job Titles Category
Hemel Hempstead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
65 51 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 95.59% 92.73% 91.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 15
Average daily rate £388 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.35% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £85 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 10
Average hourly rate £10.00 £12.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Architect
Hertfordshire

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Hemel Hempstead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Hemel Hempstead region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) N-Tier
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) XSD
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Taxonomies
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
3 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) XML Schema
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) W3C

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) XSD
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) XML Schema
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) Akka
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (12.50%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) N-Tier
1 3 (37.50%) Taxonomies
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
3 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (12.50%) W3C
3 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) SOA
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) OWASP
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) NCDA
3 1 (12.50%) NCIE
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 1 (12.50%) HP NNM
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
1 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) NetApp
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee
2 1 (12.50%) HP