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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 10 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 77 34 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.26% 4.82% 5.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.10% 5.11% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 17 26
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£475 £513 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% -8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £660 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £44.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+11.86% -19.54%
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
588 666 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 93.63% 94.47% 95.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 345 346
Average daily rate £420 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 48 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.30 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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
Watford +19 15 £475 +22.58% 2
Hemel Hempstead +10 10 £425 -10.52% 4
Welwyn Garden City +10 9 £381 -34.54%
Rickmansworth - 4 £475 -
Stevenage - 3 - - 1
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 31 (24.03%) Oracle
2 25 (19.38%) Java
3 23 (17.83%) SOA
4 22 (17.05%) SharePoint
4 22 (17.05%) SQL Server
5 21 (16.28%) .NET
6 20 (15.50%) Finance
6 20 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (13.95%) TOGAF
7 18 (13.95%) SAP
8 16 (12.40%) UNIX
8 16 (12.40%) SQL
8 16 (12.40%) Microsoft
8 16 (12.40%) VMware
8 16 (12.40%) Couchbase
9 15 (11.63%) Security Cleared
10 13 (10.08%) Enterprise Architecture
10 13 (10.08%) Spring
10 13 (10.08%) Retail
10 13 (10.08%) Cisco
10 13 (10.08%) J2EE
11 12 (9.30%) E-Commerce
11 12 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (9.30%) Elasticsearch
12 11 (8.53%) Open Source
12 11 (8.53%) Scrum
13 10 (7.75%) Data Security
13 10 (7.75%) Web Services
13 10 (7.75%) SC Cleared
13 10 (7.75%) Network Design

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (17.05%) SharePoint
2 12 (9.30%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (3.88%) CMS
4 3 (2.33%) Node.js
4 3 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.33%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.55%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.55%) Drupal
6 1 (0.78%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.78%) Mule
6 1 (0.78%) Confluence
6 1 (0.78%) IIS
6 1 (0.78%) LiveLink
Applications
1 3 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.55%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.55%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.55%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.78%) Maximo
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.55%) SaaS
4 1 (0.78%) PaaS
4 1 (0.78%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.20%) Firewall
2 6 (4.65%) Internet
3 5 (3.88%) Network Security
4 3 (2.33%) VPN
5 2 (1.55%) LDAP
5 2 (1.55%) OSPF
5 2 (1.55%) BGP
5 2 (1.55%) SAN
6 1 (0.78%) IPsec
6 1 (0.78%) MPLS
6 1 (0.78%) WAN
6 1 (0.78%) FTP
6 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.05%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.40%) Couchbase
3 6 (4.65%) SAP BW
4 5 (3.88%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.88%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.88%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.10%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.10%) SAP BI
6 3 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.33%) Big Data
6 3 (2.33%) MySQL
7 2 (1.55%) Redis
7 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.78%) QlikView
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.78%) OLTP
8 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Cucumber
2 3 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.55%) JUnit
3 2 (1.55%) Maven
3 2 (1.55%) Selenium
3 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.78%) JIRA
4 1 (0.78%) ERwin
4 1 (0.78%) NUnit
4 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.78%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (15.50%) Finance
2 13 (10.08%) Retail
3 4 (3.10%) Legal
3 4 (3.10%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.33%) Marketing
5 2 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.55%) Banking
6 1 (0.78%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.28%) .NET
2 13 (10.08%) J2EE
2 13 (10.08%) Spring
3 10 (7.75%) Web Services
4 5 (3.88%) HTML
4 5 (3.88%) JMS
4 5 (3.88%) RESTful
5 4 (3.10%) HTML5
5 4 (3.10%) WCF
5 4 (3.10%) jQuery
5 4 (3.10%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.33%) Struts
6 3 (2.33%) Middleware
6 3 (2.33%) Java EE
6 3 (2.33%) REST
6 3 (2.33%) Struts2
6 3 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (2.33%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (2.33%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.55%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.53%) Open Source
2 6 (4.65%) PKI
3 4 (3.10%) EPoS
3 4 (3.10%) Clustering
4 3 (2.33%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.33%) FMCG
4 3 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.33%) Replication
5 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.55%) User Experience
5 2 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.55%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.78%) DataPower
6 1 (0.78%) CESG
6 1 (0.78%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.78%) GIS
6 1 (0.78%) iPad
6 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.40%) UNIX
2 9 (6.98%) Windows
3 8 (6.20%) Linux
4 7 (5.43%) Solaris
5 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.33%) VMS
5 3 (2.33%) AIX
5 3 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.78%) Android
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.83%) SOA
2 20 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (13.95%) TOGAF
4 13 (10.08%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (9.30%) E-Commerce
6 11 (8.53%) Scrum
7 10 (7.75%) Data Security
7 10 (7.75%) Network Design
8 9 (6.98%) Content Management
8 9 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (6.20%) Asset Management
9 8 (6.20%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (3.88%) CRM
11 5 (3.88%) ERP
11 5 (3.88%) ITIL
11 5 (3.88%) Change Management
11 5 (3.88%) High Availability
12 4 (3.10%) Data Architecture
12 4 (3.10%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.38%) Java
2 16 (12.40%) SQL
3 7 (5.43%) C#
4 4 (3.10%) Perl
5 3 (2.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.55%) Ruby
6 2 (1.55%) Scala
6 2 (1.55%) PHP
6 2 (1.55%) C
7 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.78%) Python
7 1 (0.78%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (7.75%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.98%) CCDP
5 7 (5.43%) CCNP
6 5 (3.88%) CCNA
7 4 (3.10%) Degree
8 2 (1.55%) VCP4
9 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.78%) MCSE
System Software
1 8 (6.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.88%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.33%) SRDF
3 3 (2.33%) vSphere
3 3 (2.33%) PowerHA
3 3 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.55%) SCCM
1 2 (1.55%) SCOM
2 1 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.78%) Puppet
2 1 (0.78%) OpenView
2 1 (0.78%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 31 (24.03%) Oracle
2 18 (13.95%) SAP
3 16 (12.40%) Microsoft
3 16 (12.40%) VMware
4 13 (10.08%) Cisco
5 8 (6.20%) F5
6 7 (5.43%) Citrix
7 6 (4.65%) HP
7 6 (4.65%) EMC
8 5 (3.88%) IBM
8 5 (3.88%) Atlassian
9 4 (3.10%) Juniper
10 3 (2.33%) NetApp
10 3 (2.33%) TIBCO
10 3 (2.33%) Sitecore
10 3 (2.33%) hybris
10 3 (2.33%) MobileIron
11 2 (1.55%) Nintex
11 2 (1.55%) Metastorm
11 2 (1.55%) JDA
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