The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 21 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 38 61 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.45% 10.46% 9.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.74% 11.17% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 39 34
Median daily rate £500 £588 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +22.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £640 £646
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £55.00 £36.13
% change year-on-year
- +52.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
564 546 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.76% 93.65% 96.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 278 339
Median daily rate £450 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £160 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £609 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 52 33
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -34.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £6.86 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hertfordshire region that featured Architect in the job title.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Hertfordshire region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +4 8 £550 -1.12% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £575 -
Stevenage -5 3 £600 -
Hemel Hempstead -7 1 - - 1
Architect
East of England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 25 (25.25%) Java
1 25 (25.25%) SQL
1 25 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.24%) Oracle
2 24 (24.24%) SOA
3 20 (20.20%) E-Commerce
3 20 (20.20%) TOGAF
4 19 (19.19%) MySQL
4 19 (19.19%) Windows
5 18 (18.18%) Linux
5 18 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
6 17 (17.17%) Web Services
6 17 (17.17%) Firewall
7 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
8 15 (15.15%) Unix
9 14 (14.14%) IBM
9 14 (14.14%) Internet
9 14 (14.14%) SCCM
10 13 (13.13%) Hyper-V
10 13 (13.13%) Mentoring
11 12 (12.12%) Zachman Framework
11 12 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (12.12%) J2EE
12 11 (11.11%) Ant
12 11 (11.11%) Python
12 11 (11.11%) hybris
12 11 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (10.10%) Ansible
13 10 (10.10%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (10.10%) iPad

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 10 (10.10%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.08%) Drupal
2 8 (8.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (8.08%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.06%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.03%) Apache
5 2 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.02%) nginx
5 2 (2.02%) Site Server
5 2 (2.02%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Magento
2 3 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.02%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (1.01%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.05%) SaaS
4 4 (4.04%) Office 365
5 2 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.02%) IaaS
5 2 (2.02%) PaaS
5 2 (2.02%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (1.01%) Akamai
6 1 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.01%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.01%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.17%) Firewall
2 14 (14.14%) Internet
3 5 (5.05%) WAN
4 4 (4.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (4.04%) IPsec
4 4 (4.04%) LAN
5 3 (3.03%) SAN
5 3 (3.03%) VPN
6 2 (2.02%) DHCP
6 2 (2.02%) DNS
6 2 (2.02%) Network Security
6 2 (2.02%) Skype
6 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.01%) DWDM
7 1 (1.01%) HTTP
7 1 (1.01%) LDAP
7 1 (1.01%) SSL
7 1 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.19%) MySQL
2 9 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 8 (8.08%) DB2
3 8 (8.08%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (6.06%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.03%) OLTP
5 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.02%) Redis
6 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.01%) Big Data
7 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.01%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.01%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 11 (11.11%) Ant
2 10 (10.10%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.09%) Subversion
4 4 (4.04%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.02%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.01%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.01%) JIRA
6 1 (1.01%) JUnit
6 1 (1.01%) Redmine
6 1 (1.01%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (8.08%) Finance
2 5 (5.05%) Retail
3 3 (3.03%) Legal
4 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.01%) Back Office
5 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.17%) Web Services
2 12 (12.12%) J2EE
3 8 (8.08%) Middleware
4 7 (7.07%) JSON
5 5 (5.05%) SAML
5 5 (5.05%) Spring
6 4 (4.04%) JMS
6 4 (4.04%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (4.04%) RESTful
6 4 (4.04%) SOAP
7 2 (2.02%) .NET
7 2 (2.02%) CSS
7 2 (2.02%) HTML
7 2 (2.02%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (2.02%) Pyramid
7 2 (2.02%) REST
7 2 (2.02%) SAP PI
8 1 (1.01%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (1.01%) Java EE
8 1 (1.01%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) iPad
2 8 (8.08%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.05%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.05%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (5.05%) PKI
5 3 (3.03%) Clustering
5 3 (3.03%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (3.03%) VCE vBlock
6 2 (2.02%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.01%) NHS
7 1 (1.01%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.01%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.19%) Windows
2 18 (18.18%) Linux
3 15 (15.15%) Unix
4 8 (8.08%) AIX
4 8 (8.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.03%) Solaris
5 3 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.02%) Android
6 2 (2.02%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.24%) SOA
3 20 (20.20%) E-Commerce
3 20 (20.20%) TOGAF
4 18 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 13 (13.13%) Mentoring
6 12 (12.12%) Zachman Framework
7 11 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (10.10%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (10.10%) Information Security
9 9 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
10 8 (8.08%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 8 (8.08%) Mobile Device Management
10 8 (8.08%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (8.08%) Software Delivery
10 8 (8.08%) TDD
11 6 (6.06%) Data Protection
11 6 (6.06%) Product Management
11 6 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (5.05%) Converged Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.25%) Java
1 25 (25.25%) SQL
2 11 (11.11%) Python
3 9 (9.09%) Ruby
4 8 (8.08%) PHP
5 4 (4.04%) C
5 4 (4.04%) C++
6 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.02%) C#
7 2 (2.02%) Go
7 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.02%) Lua
7 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.02%) VBScript
8 1 (1.01%) Perl
8 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (10.10%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.08%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.06%) Degree
4 4 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.03%) CCNP
6 2 (2.02%) CCSA
6 2 (2.02%) CISM
6 2 (2.02%) CISSP
7 1 (1.01%) CCIE
7 1 (1.01%) CISMP
7 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.02%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.01%) FISMA
3 1 (1.01%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (13.13%) Hyper-V
2 10 (10.10%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.04%) BitLocker
4 4 (4.04%) Docker
5 3 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.02%) vSphere
7 1 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (14.14%) SCCM
2 10 (10.10%) Ansible
3 9 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (8.08%) Puppet
5 3 (3.03%) OpenView
5 3 (3.03%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.03%) WSUS
6 2 (2.02%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.02%) SCOM
6 2 (2.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.01%) Netcool
7 1 (1.01%) Packer
7 1 (1.01%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.01%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (24.24%) Oracle
2 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
3 14 (14.14%) IBM
4 11 (11.11%) hybris
5 8 (8.08%) Cisco
5 8 (8.08%) Forcepoint
6 7 (7.07%) VMware
7 4 (4.04%) F5
7 4 (4.04%) HP
7 4 (4.04%) Palo Alto
7 4 (4.04%) SAP
8 3 (3.03%) BMC
8 3 (3.03%) Sun
9 2 (2.02%) AppSense
9 2 (2.02%) Brocade
9 2 (2.02%) Citrix
9 2 (2.02%) EMC
9 2 (2.02%) NetApp
9 2 (2.02%) Symantec
9 2 (2.02%) Veeam