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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 16 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 47 54 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.48% 8.42% 7.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.81% 9.02% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 29
Median daily rate £538 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £633 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.64 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.98 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+22.02% +2.43%
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
602 599 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.86% 93.45% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 308 417
Median daily rate £437 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 56 34
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £7.28 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +2 11 £550 +29.41% 2
Welwyn Garden City - 8 £550 -
Stevenage -1 3 £600 -
Hemel Hempstead -9 1 - -
Potters Bar - 1 £500 -
Architect
East of England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 (25.96%) Java
1 27 (25.96%) SQL
2 24 (23.08%) Oracle
2 24 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (20.19%) TOGAF
3 21 (20.19%) SOA
4 20 (19.23%) MySQL
4 20 (19.23%) Linux
5 19 (18.27%) Windows
5 19 (18.27%) E-Commerce
5 19 (18.27%) Microsoft
6 17 (16.35%) Enterprise Architecture
7 16 (15.38%) Firewall
7 16 (15.38%) Unix
7 16 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 15 (14.42%) Web Services
8 15 (14.42%) IBM
9 13 (12.50%) Hyper-V
9 13 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (11.54%) SCCM
10 12 (11.54%) Zachman Framework
10 12 (11.54%) Ant
10 12 (11.54%) Python
10 12 (11.54%) hybris
10 12 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (10.58%) Ansible
11 11 (10.58%) Internet
11 11 (10.58%) Git (software)
12 10 (9.62%) Security Cleared

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 (9.62%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.65%) Drupal
2 9 (8.65%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (3.85%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.88%) Apache
6 2 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.92%) nginx
6 2 (1.92%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.92%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (8.65%) Magento
2 4 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.88%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.92%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle iSupplier
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.77%) SaaS
4 5 (4.81%) Office 365
5 3 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.88%) IaaS
5 3 (2.88%) PaaS
6 1 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.96%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.96%) GitHub
6 1 (0.96%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.96%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.96%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.38%) Firewall
2 11 (10.58%) Internet
3 4 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (3.85%) IPsec
3 4 (3.85%) SAN
4 3 (2.88%) VPN
4 3 (2.88%) WAN
4 3 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.92%) LAN
5 2 (1.92%) Network Security
5 2 (1.92%) Skype
6 1 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.96%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.96%) DNS
6 1 (0.96%) LDAP
6 1 (0.96%) SSL
6 1 (0.96%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.23%) MySQL
2 9 (8.65%) DB2
2 9 (8.65%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (6.73%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.88%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.88%) OLTP
4 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.92%) Big Data
5 2 (1.92%) Redis
5 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.96%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (11.54%) Ant
2 11 (10.58%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.62%) Subversion
4 4 (3.85%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.92%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.96%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.96%) JIRA
6 1 (0.96%) JUnit
6 1 (0.96%) Redmine
6 1 (0.96%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (9.62%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Retail
2 6 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.88%) Legal
4 1 (0.96%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.42%) Web Services
2 10 (9.62%) J2EE
3 7 (6.73%) JSON
4 5 (4.81%) Middleware
4 5 (4.81%) SAML
4 5 (4.81%) Spring
5 4 (3.85%) JMS
5 4 (3.85%) RESTful
5 4 (3.85%) SOAP
6 2 (1.92%) .NET
6 2 (1.92%) CSS
6 2 (1.92%) HTML
6 2 (1.92%) Java EE
6 2 (1.92%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.92%) Pyramid
6 2 (1.92%) REST
6 2 (1.92%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.96%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.96%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.69%) iPad
2 7 (6.73%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.77%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.77%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (5.77%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.81%) PKI
5 3 (2.88%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (2.88%) VCE vBlock
6 2 (1.92%) Clustering
6 2 (1.92%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.96%) BYOD
7 1 (0.96%) CMDB
7 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.96%) NHS
7 1 (0.96%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.96%) User Experience
7 1 (0.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.23%) Linux
2 19 (18.27%) Windows
3 16 (15.38%) Unix
4 9 (8.65%) AIX
4 9 (8.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.88%) Solaris
6 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.92%) Android
7 2 (1.92%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.96%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (20.19%) SOA
2 21 (20.19%) TOGAF
3 19 (18.27%) E-Commerce
4 17 (16.35%) Enterprise Architecture
5 16 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 12 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (11.54%) Zachman Framework
7 10 (9.62%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (9.62%) Translating Business Requirements
8 9 (8.65%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 9 (8.65%) Information Security
8 9 (8.65%) Presales
8 9 (8.65%) Software Delivery
9 8 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
9 8 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (7.69%) TDD
10 6 (5.77%) Change Management
10 6 (5.77%) Converged Infrastructure
10 6 (5.77%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.96%) Java
1 27 (25.96%) SQL
2 12 (11.54%) Python
3 10 (9.62%) Ruby
4 9 (8.65%) PHP
5 4 (3.85%) C
5 4 (3.85%) C++
6 2 (1.92%) C#
6 2 (1.92%) Go
6 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.92%) Lua
6 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.92%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.96%) Perl
7 1 (0.96%) VB
7 1 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.77%) Degree
2 6 (5.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.92%) CCIE
4 2 (1.92%) CCNP
4 2 (1.92%) CISM
4 2 (1.92%) CISSP
5 1 (0.96%) CCNA
5 1 (0.96%) CISMP
5 1 (0.96%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.96%) FISMA
3 1 (0.96%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 9 (8.65%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.85%) Docker
5 3 (2.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.92%) vSphere
7 1 (0.96%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (11.54%) SCCM
2 11 (10.58%) Ansible
3 10 (9.62%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (8.65%) Puppet
5 3 (2.88%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.88%) OpenView
5 3 (2.88%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.88%) WSUS
6 2 (1.92%) SCOM
7 1 (0.96%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.96%) Netcool
7 1 (0.96%) Packer
7 1 (0.96%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (23.08%) Oracle
2 19 (18.27%) Microsoft
3 15 (14.42%) IBM
4 12 (11.54%) hybris
5 9 (8.65%) Cisco
5 9 (8.65%) Forcepoint
6 8 (7.69%) VMware
7 6 (5.77%) HP
8 4 (3.85%) BMC
8 4 (3.85%) F5
9 3 (2.88%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.88%) Brocade
9 3 (2.88%) EMC
9 3 (2.88%) NetApp
9 3 (2.88%) SAP
9 3 (2.88%) Sun
9 3 (2.88%) Veeam
10 2 (1.92%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.92%) Citrix
10 2 (1.92%) Juniper
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