The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 21 18 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 51 55 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.68% 8.01% 5.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.45% 8.89% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 20 16
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£463 £475 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +9.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £423 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.50%
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
685 619 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 89.78% 90.10% 95.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 315 322
Average daily rate £388 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 47 34
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £17.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% +20.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 28 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +4 11 £425 -10.52%
Watford -3 6 £463 +4.66% 1
Welwyn Garden City -5 3 £324 -
Rickmansworth +3 1 £475 +11.76%
Hertford - 1 - -
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 37 (30.83%) Oracle
2 28 (23.33%) SQL Server
3 24 (20.00%) Java
3 24 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 23 (19.17%) SOA
4 23 (19.17%) VMware
5 22 (18.33%) SharePoint
6 20 (16.67%) Windows
6 20 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 19 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
9 17 (14.17%) Citrix
10 16 (13.33%) Web Services
11 14 (11.67%) Spring
11 14 (11.67%) Security Cleared
11 14 (11.67%) SAP
11 14 (11.67%) Cisco
12 13 (10.83%) ETL
12 13 (10.83%) UNIX
12 13 (10.83%) .NET
12 13 (10.83%) J2EE
12 13 (10.83%) Data Integration
12 13 (10.83%) Retail
12 13 (10.83%) Network Design
12 13 (10.83%) Couchbase
13 12 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
13 12 (10.00%) Relational Database
13 12 (10.00%) IBM
14 11 (9.17%) Service Delivery
14 11 (9.17%) Enterprise Architecture

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 22 (18.33%) SharePoint
2 12 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.50%) CMS
4 3 (2.50%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.67%) Drupal
5 2 (1.67%) IIS
5 2 (1.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.83%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.83%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.83%) Mule
6 1 (0.83%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.83%) Confluence
6 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.83%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (7.50%) Maximo
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.67%) SaaS
2 8 (6.67%) PaaS
3 7 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.83%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.33%) Firewall
2 8 (6.67%) FTP
3 6 (5.00%) Internet
4 5 (4.17%) VPN
5 4 (3.33%) Network Security
5 4 (3.33%) LDAP
5 4 (3.33%) SAN
6 2 (1.67%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.67%) OSPF
6 2 (1.67%) BGP
7 1 (0.83%) MPLS
7 1 (0.83%) Telnet
7 1 (0.83%) Wireless
7 1 (0.83%) IPsec
7 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.83%) SSL
7 1 (0.83%) WAN
7 1 (0.83%) SSH
7 1 (0.83%) NAS
7 1 (0.83%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.83%) Couchbase
3 12 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 9 (7.50%) Oracle Database
5 8 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (5.00%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.17%) Big Data
8 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.50%) MySQL
9 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.50%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.67%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.67%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.83%) DataStage
11 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.67%) Selenium
3 2 (1.67%) Maven
3 2 (1.67%) JUnit
4 1 (0.83%) NUnit
4 1 (0.83%) Toad
4 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.83%) JIRA
4 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.83%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (10.83%) Retail
2 10 (8.33%) Finance
3 5 (4.17%) Marketing
4 3 (2.50%) Legal
4 3 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.67%) Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.33%) Web Services
2 14 (11.67%) Spring
3 13 (10.83%) .NET
3 13 (10.83%) J2EE
4 10 (8.33%) REST
5 8 (6.67%) SOAP
6 5 (4.17%) HTML
6 5 (4.17%) WCF
7 4 (3.33%) RESTful
7 4 (3.33%) Struts2
7 4 (3.33%) HTML5
7 4 (3.33%) jQuery
7 4 (3.33%) Java EE
7 4 (3.33%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.33%) Struts
7 4 (3.33%) JMS
7 4 (3.33%) Hibernate
8 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.50%) SAP PI
8 3 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.83%) Data Integration
2 11 (9.17%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.67%) GIS
4 7 (5.83%) PKI
5 6 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (4.17%) Clustering
7 4 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.33%) Replication
8 2 (1.67%) iPad
8 2 (1.67%) User Experience
8 2 (1.67%) FMCG
8 2 (1.67%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.67%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.83%) EPoS
9 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.83%) DataPower
9 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.67%) Windows
2 13 (10.83%) UNIX
3 7 (5.83%) Linux
4 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.50%) AIX
6 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.67%) Android
6 2 (1.67%) Solaris
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 23 (19.17%) SOA
3 19 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (10.83%) ETL
4 13 (10.83%) Network Design
5 11 (9.17%) Service Delivery
5 11 (9.17%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (9.17%) Open Source
6 10 (8.33%) Scrum
6 10 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 8 (6.67%) Data Architecture
7 8 (6.67%) Content Management
7 8 (6.67%) E-Commerce
8 7 (5.83%) Migration
8 7 (5.83%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (5.00%) Converged Infrastructure
9 6 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (5.00%) Data Management
9 6 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.00%) Java
2 9 (7.50%) SQL
3 7 (5.83%) C#
4 4 (3.33%) Perl
5 3 (2.50%) C
6 2 (1.67%) Scala
6 2 (1.67%) Ruby
6 2 (1.67%) PHP
7 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.83%) Python
7 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.83%) CCNP
5 6 (5.00%) CCDP
6 5 (4.17%) Degree
7 2 (1.67%) CCNA
8 1 (0.83%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) SLA
1 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 9 (7.50%) Hyper-V
2 7 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.00%) VMware ESX
4 5 (4.17%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.50%) PowerHA
5 3 (2.50%) SRDF
6 2 (1.67%) vCloud
7 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.50%) SCCM
1 3 (2.50%) SCOM
2 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.83%) OpenView
2 1 (0.83%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.83%) Puppet
2 1 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 37 (30.83%) Oracle
2 23 (19.17%) VMware
3 20 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 17 (14.17%) Citrix
5 14 (11.67%) SAP
5 14 (11.67%) Cisco
6 12 (10.00%) IBM
7 9 (7.50%) HP
7 9 (7.50%) JDA
8 8 (6.67%) F5
8 8 (6.67%) ESRI
9 6 (5.00%) Atlassian
9 6 (5.00%) EMC
9 6 (5.00%) Juniper
10 4 (3.33%) NetApp
11 3 (2.50%) Metastorm
11 3 (2.50%) Nintex
11 3 (2.50%) Vertica
11 3 (2.50%) Infobright
11 3 (2.50%) MobileIron
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