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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 20 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 38 58 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.24% 10.10% 10.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.59% 10.72% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 38
Median daily rate £525 £613 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +28.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £616 £635 £665
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 £49.00 £52.56 £49.50
% change year-on-year
-6.77% +6.18%

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
577 541 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.75% 94.25% 96.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 274 307
Median daily rate £425 £390 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -6.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 49 48
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 £20.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -28.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.23 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +2 9 £575 +26.02% 3
Welwyn Garden City - 8 £575 -
Hemel Hempstead 0 1 - - 1
Stevenage -5 1 - -
Architect
East of England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 (28.09%) SOA
2 23 (25.84%) Java
3 22 (24.72%) TOGAF
4 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (20.22%) E-Commerce
6 17 (19.10%) SQL
6 17 (19.10%) Oracle
6 17 (19.10%) Web Services
7 15 (16.85%) Enterprise Architecture
8 14 (15.73%) Zachman Framework
8 14 (15.73%) Internet
9 13 (14.61%) MySQL
9 13 (14.61%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (13.48%) Windows
10 12 (13.48%) Linux
10 12 (13.48%) Firewall
11 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
11 11 (12.36%) J2EE
11 11 (12.36%) iPad
11 11 (12.36%) JSON
11 11 (12.36%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (11.24%) Oracle Database
12 10 (11.24%) TDD
12 10 (11.24%) Unix
13 8 (8.99%) SCCM
13 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
13 8 (8.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 8 (8.99%) Hyper-V
13 8 (8.99%) Forcepoint
13 8 (8.99%) Mobile Device Management

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 8 (8.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.49%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.37%) Drupal
4 3 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.37%) nginx
4 3 (3.37%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.25%) Apache
5 2 (2.25%) Site Server
6 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Magento
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.12%) Endur
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.12%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.61%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.37%) Office 365
4 2 (2.25%) IaaS
4 2 (2.25%) PaaS
4 2 (2.25%) SaaS
4 2 (2.25%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.12%) GitHub
5 1 (1.12%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.73%) Internet
2 12 (13.48%) Firewall
3 5 (5.62%) WAN
4 4 (4.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (4.49%) IPsec
4 4 (4.49%) LAN
5 3 (3.37%) Skype
5 3 (3.37%) VPN
6 2 (2.25%) DHCP
6 2 (2.25%) DNS
6 2 (2.25%) Network Security
6 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.12%) DWDM
7 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) MySQL
2 10 (11.24%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.49%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.37%) DB2
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.37%) Redis
5 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.12%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.12%) DataStage
6 1 (1.12%) OLTP
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Ant
1 6 (6.74%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.37%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.37%) Subversion
2 3 (3.37%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.12%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.12%) JIRA
4 1 (1.12%) JUnit
4 1 (1.12%) Rational Rose
4 1 (1.12%) Redmine
4 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (7.87%) Finance
2 3 (3.37%) Retail
3 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.12%) Back Office
4 1 (1.12%) Legal
4 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.10%) Web Services
2 11 (12.36%) J2EE
2 11 (12.36%) JSON
3 7 (7.87%) Middleware
3 7 (7.87%) REST
3 7 (7.87%) Spring
4 5 (5.62%) JMS
5 4 (4.49%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (4.49%) RESTful
5 4 (4.49%) SOAP
5 4 (4.49%) Spring Boot
5 4 (4.49%) XML
6 3 (3.37%) CSS
6 3 (3.37%) HTML
6 3 (3.37%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (3.37%) Pyramid
7 2 (2.25%) .NET
8 1 (1.12%) SAML
8 1 (1.12%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.12%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) iPad
2 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.49%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.49%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (4.49%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.37%) Clustering
3 3 (3.37%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (2.25%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.12%) NHS
5 1 (1.12%) PKI
5 1 (1.12%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.48%) Linux
1 12 (13.48%) Windows
2 10 (11.24%) Unix
3 3 (3.37%) AIX
3 3 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.25%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.12%) Solaris
5 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.09%) SOA
2 22 (24.72%) TOGAF
3 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (20.22%) E-Commerce
5 15 (16.85%) Enterprise Architecture
6 14 (15.73%) Zachman Framework
7 11 (12.36%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (11.24%) TDD
9 8 (8.99%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (8.99%) Mentoring
9 8 (8.99%) Mobile Device Management
10 7 (7.87%) Information Security
10 7 (7.87%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (7.87%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (6.74%) DevOps
11 6 (6.74%) Open Source
12 5 (5.62%) Change Management
12 5 (5.62%) Data Loss Prevention
12 5 (5.62%) Microservices
12 5 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.84%) Java
2 17 (19.10%) SQL
3 7 (7.87%) Python
4 5 (5.62%) C++
5 4 (4.49%) C
5 4 (4.49%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.49%) Ruby
6 3 (3.37%) Go
6 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.37%) Lua
6 3 (3.37%) PHP
7 2 (2.25%) C#
7 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.25%) VBScript
8 1 (1.12%) Perl
8 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.74%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.49%) Degree
4 3 (3.37%) CCNP
4 3 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.25%) CCSA
6 1 (1.12%) CISM
6 1 (1.12%) CISSP
6 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.25%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.25%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (8.99%) Hyper-V
2 6 (6.74%) Docker
3 5 (5.62%) Active Directory
4 4 (4.49%) BitLocker
5 3 (3.37%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (2.25%) vSphere
7 1 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) SCCM
2 5 (5.62%) Ansible
3 4 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.37%) Puppet
4 3 (3.37%) WSUS
5 2 (2.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.12%) Netcool
6 1 (1.12%) OpenView
6 1 (1.12%) Packer
6 1 (1.12%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.12%) Terraform
6 1 (1.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (19.10%) Oracle
2 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.99%) Forcepoint
4 7 (7.87%) IBM
5 6 (6.74%) hybris
6 5 (5.62%) Cisco
7 4 (4.49%) F5
7 4 (4.49%) Palo Alto
7 4 (4.49%) VMware
8 2 (2.25%) AppSense
8 2 (2.25%) Citrix
8 2 (2.25%) SAP
8 2 (2.25%) Symantec
9 1 (1.12%) BMC
9 1 (1.12%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.12%) JDA
9 1 (1.12%) Juniper
9 1 (1.12%) Mercator
9 1 (1.12%) OpenLink
9 1 (1.12%) Sun