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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 11 15 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 70 63 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.83% 8.81% 6.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.26% 9.40% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 47 24
Median daily rate £538 £450 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £555 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.91 £42.00 £41.03
% change year-on-year
+14.07% +2.37%
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
682 670 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.79% 93.71% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 345 367
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 41 46
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.85 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.85 £9.25 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.95 £34.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 May 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 3 May 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
Hemel Hempstead -1 18 £425 -
Watford +9 13 £510 +10.27% 1
Rickmansworth -2 2 - -
Hitchin - 2 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Welwyn - 1 - -
Architect
East of England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 31 (25.20%) SOA
2 29 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (22.76%) Microsoft
3 28 (22.76%) E-Commerce
4 26 (21.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (20.33%) SaaS
6 23 (18.70%) SQL
7 20 (16.26%) Oracle
8 19 (15.45%) IBM
9 16 (13.01%) DevOps
9 16 (13.01%) SQL Server
9 16 (13.01%) .NET
9 16 (13.01%) C#
9 16 (13.01%) SOAP
9 16 (13.01%) REST
10 15 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (11.38%) PaaS
11 14 (11.38%) TDD
11 14 (11.38%) Finance
11 14 (11.38%) IaaS
12 13 (10.57%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (10.57%) Service Delivery
12 13 (10.57%) Windows
12 13 (10.57%) Cisco
12 13 (10.57%) Technical Architecture
13 12 (9.76%) Data Integration
13 12 (9.76%) Security Cleared
13 12 (9.76%) Cloud Computing
13 12 (9.76%) ETL
14 11 (8.94%) Microsoft Azure

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 (8.13%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.50%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.88%) Confluence
4 5 (4.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (3.25%) IBM Notes
5 4 (3.25%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.63%) CMS
7 2 (1.63%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.63%) JBoss
7 2 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.63%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (6.50%) Maximo
2 5 (4.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (20.33%) SaaS
2 15 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (11.38%) IaaS
3 14 (11.38%) PaaS
4 12 (9.76%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (8.94%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (2.44%) Office 365
7 2 (1.63%) Boomi
7 2 (1.63%) Force.com
7 2 (1.63%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.57%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (8.13%) Firewall
3 8 (6.50%) 3G
3 8 (6.50%) 4G
3 8 (6.50%) LTE
4 5 (4.07%) Internet
5 4 (3.25%) LAN
5 4 (3.25%) Network Security
5 4 (3.25%) WLAN
6 3 (2.44%) FTP
6 3 (2.44%) Wireless
7 2 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.63%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.63%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (1.63%) SAN
8 1 (0.81%) Broadband
8 1 (0.81%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.81%) NAS
8 1 (0.81%) VPN
8 1 (0.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.01%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.88%) DataStage
3 5 (4.07%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (4.07%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (2.44%) DB2
4 3 (2.44%) GIS
4 3 (2.44%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.63%) Couchbase
5 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.63%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (4.88%) JIRA
2 5 (4.07%) Bitbucket
2 5 (4.07%) Gradle
2 5 (4.07%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.07%) Maven
3 4 (3.25%) Ant
4 3 (2.44%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.81%) ERwin
5 1 (0.81%) FishEye
5 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.81%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (11.38%) Finance
2 11 (8.94%) Retail
3 8 (6.50%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.07%) Advertising
5 4 (3.25%) Back Office
5 4 (3.25%) Legal
6 3 (2.44%) Marketing
7 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.01%) .NET
1 16 (13.01%) REST
1 16 (13.01%) SOAP
2 10 (8.13%) Middleware
2 10 (8.13%) WCF
3 8 (6.50%) MSMQ
4 6 (4.88%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (2.44%) J2EE
5 3 (2.44%) Web Services
6 2 (1.63%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.63%) Spring
7 1 (0.81%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.81%) OAuth
7 1 (0.81%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.81%) SAML
7 1 (0.81%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.76%) Data Integration
2 10 (8.13%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.13%) NHS
3 7 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.88%) DataPower
5 5 (4.07%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.07%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.63%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.63%) iPad
7 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) FMCG
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) RIA
7 1 (0.81%) User Experience
7 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.57%) Windows
2 10 (8.13%) Linux
2 10 (8.13%) Unix
3 6 (4.88%) Solaris
4 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.44%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.63%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.81%) AIX
7 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.81%) HPUX
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.20%) SOA
2 29 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (22.76%) E-Commerce
4 26 (21.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (13.01%) DevOps
6 14 (11.38%) TDD
7 13 (10.57%) Service Delivery
7 13 (10.57%) Technical Architecture
8 12 (9.76%) ETL
9 11 (8.94%) TOGAF
10 10 (8.13%) Data Modelling
10 10 (8.13%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (8.13%) Information Governance
11 9 (7.32%) Presales
12 8 (6.50%) CRM
12 8 (6.50%) Target Operating Model
13 7 (5.69%) API Design
14 6 (4.88%) Data Architecture
14 6 (4.88%) ERP
15 5 (4.07%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.70%) SQL
2 16 (13.01%) C#
3 6 (4.88%) Java
4 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.88%) Degree
3 3 (2.44%) MBA
3 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.63%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.63%) PMP
5 1 (0.81%) CCIE
5 1 (0.81%) CCNA
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.81%) CWAP
5 1 (0.81%) CWDP
5 1 (0.81%) CWNA
5 1 (0.81%) CWNE
5 1 (0.81%) CWSP
5 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) MCITP
5 1 (0.81%) MCSE
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.63%) DFS Replication
2 2 (1.63%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.63%) vSphere
2 2 (1.63%) Xen
3 1 (0.81%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (4.88%) SCCM
2 1 (0.81%) SCOM
2 1 (0.81%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (22.76%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.26%) Oracle
3 19 (15.45%) IBM
4 13 (10.57%) Cisco
5 10 (8.13%) HP
5 10 (8.13%) VMware
6 9 (7.32%) Aruba
6 9 (7.32%) Red Hat
7 8 (6.50%) Meraki
8 7 (5.69%) Citrix
9 5 (4.07%) Atlassian
9 5 (4.07%) Sitecore
10 4 (3.25%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.25%) Dell
10 4 (3.25%) Lotus
11 3 (2.44%) ESRI
11 3 (2.44%) Juniper
11 3 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (1.63%) Forcepoint
12 2 (1.63%) TIBCO