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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 17 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 57 37 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.60% 4.99% 5.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.92% 5.25% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 33
Median daily rate £513 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £32.28 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.84 £37.82 £52.25
% change year-on-year
+13.27% -27.61%
Architect
East of England

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
720 705 829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.00% 95.01% 96.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 358 475
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 65 51
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.25 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +10 26 £563 +4.65% 2
Hemel Hempstead +5 8 £500 +5.26% 2
Welwyn Garden City - 7 £550 -
Stevenage +2 1 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Architect
East of England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 27 (27.55%) Oracle
2 25 (25.51%) SQL
2 25 (25.51%) Linux
3 22 (22.45%) Microsoft
4 21 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (20.41%) Windows
5 20 (20.41%) Java
6 19 (19.39%) IBM
7 17 (17.35%) Unix
8 15 (15.31%) MySQL
8 15 (15.31%) TOGAF
9 14 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (14.29%) Firewall
10 13 (13.27%) E-Commerce
10 13 (13.27%) SOA
10 13 (13.27%) Security Cleared
10 13 (13.27%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (13.27%) SCCM
10 13 (13.27%) Mentoring
11 12 (12.24%) Presales
11 12 (12.24%) Enterprise Architecture
11 12 (12.24%) SharePoint
11 12 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (11.22%) Finance
12 11 (11.22%) Ant
13 10 (10.20%) VMware
13 10 (10.20%) Subversion
13 10 (10.20%) Hyper-V
13 10 (10.20%) Git (software)
13 10 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 12 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.18%) Drupal
2 9 (9.18%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 5 (5.10%) Confluence
5 4 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.04%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.02%) Apache
7 1 (1.02%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Magento
2 5 (5.10%) Maximo
2 5 (5.10%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.04%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle iSupplier
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (13.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (10.20%) SaaS
4 8 (8.16%) IaaS
4 8 (8.16%) PaaS
5 5 (5.10%) Office 365
5 5 (5.10%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.02%) CloudFront
7 1 (1.02%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (1.02%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.29%) Firewall
2 5 (5.10%) SAN
3 4 (4.08%) Internet
4 3 (3.06%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (2.04%) IPsec
5 2 (2.04%) LAN
5 2 (2.04%) VPN
5 2 (2.04%) WAN
6 1 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.02%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.02%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.02%) FTP
6 1 (1.02%) HTTP
6 1 (1.02%) LDAP
6 1 (1.02%) Network Security
6 1 (1.02%) SSL
6 1 (1.02%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.31%) MySQL
2 9 (9.18%) DB2
2 9 (9.18%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.10%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.08%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (4.08%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.06%) OLTP
7 2 (2.04%) Big Data
7 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.02%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (11.22%) Ant
2 10 (10.20%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.20%) Subversion
3 5 (5.10%) Bitbucket
3 5 (5.10%) Gradle
3 5 (5.10%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.10%) JIRA
3 5 (5.10%) Maven
4 2 (2.04%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.02%) FishEye
5 1 (1.02%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.02%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (11.22%) Finance
2 9 (9.18%) Retail
3 7 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.08%) Advertising
5 2 (2.04%) Legal
6 1 (1.02%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.16%) Web Services
2 6 (6.12%) SAML
3 5 (5.10%) J2EE
4 4 (4.08%) JSON
4 4 (4.08%) Middleware
4 4 (4.08%) SOAP
5 3 (3.06%) JMS
5 3 (3.06%) RESTful
5 3 (3.06%) Spring
6 2 (2.04%) Java EE
6 2 (2.04%) SAP PI
7 1 (1.02%) OAuth
7 1 (1.02%) REST
7 1 (1.02%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.02%) XML
7 1 (1.02%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.10%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.10%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (5.10%) NHS
4 5 (5.10%) PKI
5 4 (4.08%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (3.06%) iPad
6 3 (3.06%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.04%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (1.02%) BYOD
8 1 (1.02%) Clustering
8 1 (1.02%) CMDB
8 1 (1.02%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.02%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.51%) Linux
2 20 (20.41%) Windows
3 17 (17.35%) Unix
4 10 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (9.18%) AIX
6 8 (8.16%) Solaris
7 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.06%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.04%) Android
9 2 (2.04%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (15.31%) TOGAF
3 13 (13.27%) E-Commerce
3 13 (13.27%) Mentoring
3 13 (13.27%) SOA
4 12 (12.24%) Enterprise Architecture
4 12 (12.24%) Presales
4 12 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (10.20%) Translating Business Requirements
6 9 (9.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (9.18%) Software Delivery
7 8 (8.16%) Data Architecture
7 8 (8.16%) Migration
8 7 (7.14%) Security Architecture
9 6 (6.12%) Change Management
9 6 (6.12%) CRM
9 6 (6.12%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (6.12%) Data Protection
9 6 (6.12%) Information Security
9 6 (6.12%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.51%) SQL
2 20 (20.41%) Java
3 9 (9.18%) PHP
3 9 (9.18%) Python
3 9 (9.18%) Ruby
4 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (13.27%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.04%) CCIE
4 2 (2.04%) CCNP
4 2 (2.04%) Degree
5 1 (1.02%) CCNA
5 1 (1.02%) CISM
5 1 (1.02%) CISMP
5 1 (1.02%) CISSP
5 1 (1.02%) CLAS
5 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) FISMA
1 1 (1.02%) HIPAA
1 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (10.20%) Hyper-V
2 8 (8.16%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.04%) vSphere
6 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (13.27%) SCCM
2 9 (9.18%) Ansible
2 9 (9.18%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (9.18%) Puppet
3 4 (4.08%) WSUS
4 3 (3.06%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.06%) OpenView
4 3 (3.06%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.04%) SCOM
6 1 (1.02%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.02%) Netcool
Vendors
1 27 (27.55%) Oracle
2 22 (22.45%) Microsoft
3 19 (19.39%) IBM
4 10 (10.20%) hybris
4 10 (10.20%) VMware
5 8 (8.16%) Cisco
6 6 (6.12%) HP
6 6 (6.12%) SAP
7 5 (5.10%) Atlassian
8 4 (4.08%) BMC
9 3 (3.06%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.06%) Brocade
9 3 (3.06%) Citrix
9 3 (3.06%) EMC
9 3 (3.06%) NetApp
9 3 (3.06%) Sun
9 3 (3.06%) Veeam
10 2 (2.04%) F5
10 2 (2.04%) MobileIron
10 2 (2.04%) Nintex
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