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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 22 40 24
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 37 31 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.85% 3.66% 4.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.06% 3.99% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 11
Median daily rate £525 £483 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% +1.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £440 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £557 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £490 £488
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +0.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-24.36% -2.45%
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
611 777 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.68% 91.74% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 398 308
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 75 52
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +14 8 £600 +26.31%
Hemel Hempstead -1 6 £500 -
Welwyn Garden City +6 4 £550 +12.92%
Hitchin - 1 £350 -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Welwyn - 1 £450 -
Architect
East of England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (25.23%) Microsoft
2 21 (19.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (16.82%) Oracle
4 16 (14.95%) Finance
5 15 (14.02%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (14.02%) SaaS
5 15 (14.02%) IBM
6 14 (13.08%) SQL
6 14 (13.08%) Windows
6 14 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (13.08%) Security Cleared
6 14 (13.08%) PaaS
6 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (13.08%) IaaS
7 13 (12.15%) Service Delivery
8 12 (11.21%) Linux
8 12 (11.21%) Cisco
8 12 (11.21%) Presales
9 11 (10.28%) SOA
9 11 (10.28%) HP
9 11 (10.28%) Retail
9 11 (10.28%) Migration
10 10 (9.35%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (9.35%) Telecoms
10 10 (9.35%) VMware
10 10 (9.35%) NHS
10 10 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (9.35%) Information Governance
11 9 (8.41%) ETL
11 9 (8.41%) TOGAF

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 7 (6.54%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.61%) Confluence
2 6 (5.61%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.74%) IBM Notes
3 4 (3.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.74%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.87%) Drupal
4 2 (1.87%) IBM Domino
4 2 (1.87%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.87%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.93%) JBoss
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Maximo
1 5 (4.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.87%) Magento
4 1 (0.93%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle iSupplier
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.02%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (14.02%) SaaS
2 14 (13.08%) IaaS
2 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (13.08%) PaaS
3 5 (4.67%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (4.67%) Office 365
4 4 (3.74%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.93%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.35%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (7.48%) Firewall
3 6 (5.61%) 3G
3 6 (5.61%) 4G
3 6 (5.61%) LTE
4 4 (3.74%) SAN
5 3 (2.80%) LAN
5 3 (2.80%) WLAN
6 2 (1.87%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.87%) Internet
6 2 (1.87%) WAN
6 2 (1.87%) Wireless
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.93%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.93%) FTP
7 1 (0.93%) NAS
7 1 (0.93%) Network Security
7 1 (0.93%) OSPF
7 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.61%) DataStage
2 5 (4.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.74%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (3.74%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.87%) Couchbase
4 2 (1.87%) DB2
4 2 (1.87%) MySQL
4 2 (1.87%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.93%) Big Data
5 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.93%) GIS
5 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.61%) JIRA
2 5 (4.67%) Bitbucket
2 5 (4.67%) Gradle
2 5 (4.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.67%) Maven
3 3 (2.80%) Ant
3 3 (2.80%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.87%) Subversion
5 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.93%) ERwin
5 1 (0.93%) FishEye
5 1 (0.93%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (14.95%) Finance
2 11 (10.28%) Retail
3 10 (9.35%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.74%) Advertising
4 4 (3.74%) Back Office
5 3 (2.80%) Legal
5 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.61%) .NET
1 6 (5.61%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (3.74%) REST
2 4 (3.74%) SOAP
3 3 (2.80%) Middleware
4 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.87%) SAML
4 2 (1.87%) Spring
5 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.93%) Java EE
5 1 (0.93%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.93%) OAuth
5 1 (0.93%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.93%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.93%) WCF
5 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (9.35%) NHS
2 8 (7.48%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.61%) DataPower
4 5 (4.67%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.74%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (3.74%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.80%) iPad
7 2 (1.87%) User Experience
8 1 (0.93%) BYOD
8 1 (0.93%) CMDB
8 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.93%) FMCG
8 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.93%) PKI
8 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.93%) RIA
8 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.08%) Windows
2 12 (11.21%) Linux
3 8 (7.48%) Unix
4 6 (5.61%) Solaris
4 6 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.74%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.80%) AIX
6 3 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.80%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.93%) Android
8 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.93%) HPUX
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (12.15%) Service Delivery
4 12 (11.21%) Presales
5 11 (10.28%) Migration
5 11 (10.28%) SOA
6 10 (9.35%) Information Governance
7 9 (8.41%) ETL
7 9 (8.41%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (8.41%) TOGAF
8 8 (7.48%) CRM
8 8 (7.48%) Data Architecture
8 8 (7.48%) Service Management
8 8 (7.48%) Target Operating Model
9 7 (6.54%) DevOps
9 7 (6.54%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.61%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.61%) TDD
11 5 (4.67%) Data Protection
11 5 (4.67%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.08%) SQL
2 6 (5.61%) Java
3 5 (4.67%) C#
4 2 (1.87%) PHP
4 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.87%) Python
4 2 (1.87%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (13.08%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.74%) Degree
2 4 (3.74%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.87%) CCIE
4 2 (1.87%) CCNA
5 1 (0.93%) CCNP
5 1 (0.93%) CLAS
5 1 (0.93%) CWAP
5 1 (0.93%) CWDP
5 1 (0.93%) CWNA
5 1 (0.93%) CWNE
5 1 (0.93%) CWSP
5 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) MBA
5 1 (0.93%) MCITP
5 1 (0.93%) MCSE
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.87%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.93%) FISMA
2 1 (0.93%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (4.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.74%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.87%) DFS Replication
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.87%) vSphere
3 2 (1.87%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (6.54%) SCCM
2 2 (1.87%) Ansible
2 2 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.87%) Puppet
3 1 (0.93%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.93%) SCOM
3 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (25.23%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.82%) Oracle
3 15 (14.02%) IBM
4 12 (11.21%) Cisco
5 11 (10.28%) HP
6 10 (9.35%) VMware
7 6 (5.61%) Aruba
7 6 (5.61%) Citrix
7 6 (5.61%) Meraki
8 5 (4.67%) Atlassian
8 5 (4.67%) SAP
9 4 (3.74%) Lotus
10 3 (2.80%) EMC
10 3 (2.80%) hybris
10 3 (2.80%) NetApp
11 2 (1.87%) Dell
11 2 (1.87%) Juniper
11 2 (1.87%) MobileIron
11 2 (1.87%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.87%) VocaLink