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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 12 13 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 52 67 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.11% 10.49% 5.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.85% 10.84% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 36 18
Average daily rate £613 £475 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.94% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £406 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £638 £658
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.63 £40.50 £44.63
% change year-on-year
+29.93% -9.24%
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
528 618 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.47% 96.71% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 327 316
Average daily rate £388 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 45 44
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.86 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
St Albans +10 11 £625 +56.25%
Watford -7 6 £556 +5.95% 6
Stevenage -4 4 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead +6 3 - -
Rickmansworth -4 1 £725 +70.58%
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 38 (36.89%) SOA
2 31 (30.10%) E-Commerce
3 28 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (22.33%) SQL
4 23 (22.33%) SOAP
5 22 (21.36%) SQL Server
5 22 (21.36%) REST
6 20 (19.42%) Oracle
7 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
8 18 (17.48%) IBM
8 18 (17.48%) SaaS
9 17 (16.50%) Amazon AWS
9 17 (16.50%) Windows
10 16 (15.53%) C#
10 16 (15.53%) TDD
10 16 (15.53%) Data Integration
11 15 (14.56%) TOGAF
12 14 (13.59%) DevOps
13 13 (12.62%) Maximo
13 13 (12.62%) .NET
13 13 (12.62%) Unix
14 12 (11.65%) Linux
14 12 (11.65%) ETL
14 12 (11.65%) Cisco
14 12 (11.65%) Technical Architecture
14 12 (11.65%) WCF
15 11 (10.68%) Data Modelling
15 11 (10.68%) VMware
15 11 (10.68%) Data Centre
16 10 (9.71%) Firewall

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (5.83%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (4.85%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.88%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.91%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.94%) CMS
5 2 (1.94%) JBoss
5 2 (1.94%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.94%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.97%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.97%) Confluence
6 1 (0.97%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 13 (12.62%) Maximo
2 5 (4.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.48%) SaaS
2 17 (16.50%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (8.74%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (5.83%) IaaS
5 6 (5.83%) PaaS
6 2 (1.94%) Boomi
6 2 (1.94%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.71%) Firewall
1 10 (9.71%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (5.83%) FTP
3 4 (3.88%) 3G
3 4 (3.88%) 4G
3 4 (3.88%) LTE
3 4 (3.88%) VPN
3 4 (3.88%) WLAN
4 3 (2.91%) Broadband
4 3 (2.91%) DMZ
4 3 (2.91%) Internet
4 3 (2.91%) Network Security
5 2 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.94%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.94%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (1.94%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.94%) LAN
5 2 (1.94%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.97%) WAN
6 1 (0.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.77%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (5.83%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (5.83%) GIS
3 6 (5.83%) RDBMS
3 6 (5.83%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.85%) Big Data
4 5 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.91%) DB2
6 2 (1.94%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.97%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.97%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.97%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Ant
1 3 (2.91%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.97%) ERwin
3 1 (0.97%) JIRA
General
1 7 (6.80%) Advertising
1 7 (6.80%) Finance
2 6 (5.83%) Retail
3 5 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.88%) Legal
5 3 (2.91%) Back Office
6 2 (1.94%) Banking
6 2 (1.94%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.94%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.94%) Marketing
7 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.33%) SOAP
2 22 (21.36%) REST
3 13 (12.62%) .NET
4 12 (11.65%) WCF
5 9 (8.74%) Web Services
6 8 (7.77%) Middleware
6 8 (7.77%) MSMQ
7 6 (5.83%) J2EE
8 3 (2.91%) Java EE
8 3 (2.91%) JMS
8 3 (2.91%) JSON
8 3 (2.91%) Spring
9 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.97%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.97%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (0.97%) Kafka
10 1 (0.97%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.97%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.53%) Data Integration
2 11 (10.68%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.77%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.94%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.97%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.97%) HACMP
7 1 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.97%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.97%) PKI
7 1 (0.97%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.50%) Windows
2 13 (12.62%) Unix
3 12 (11.65%) Linux
4 2 (1.94%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.97%) AIX
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.89%) SOA
2 31 (30.10%) E-Commerce
3 28 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (15.53%) TDD
5 15 (14.56%) TOGAF
6 14 (13.59%) DevOps
7 12 (11.65%) ETL
7 12 (11.65%) Technical Architecture
8 11 (10.68%) Data Modelling
9 10 (9.71%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (8.74%) SDLC
10 9 (8.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (7.77%) Data Protection
11 8 (7.77%) Open Source
12 7 (6.80%) API Design
13 6 (5.83%) CRM
13 6 (5.83%) ERP
13 6 (5.83%) Project Management
14 5 (4.85%) Data Architecture
14 5 (4.85%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.33%) SQL
2 16 (15.53%) C#
3 7 (6.80%) Java
4 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.80%) Degree
3 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.94%) CCDP
4 2 (1.94%) CCIE
4 2 (1.94%) CCNP
4 2 (1.94%) CISA
4 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.94%) CISSP
4 2 (1.94%) MBA
4 2 (1.94%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.91%) QA
3 2 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.88%) Hyper-V
1 4 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (3.88%) XenApp
2 3 (2.91%) Docker
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.94%) vCloud
3 2 (1.94%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.97%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.97%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.97%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.97%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.97%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.91%) Puppet
2 2 (1.94%) vRealize
2 2 (1.94%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.97%) SCCM
3 1 (0.97%) SCOM
3 1 (0.97%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 20 (19.42%) Oracle
2 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
3 18 (17.48%) IBM
4 12 (11.65%) Cisco
5 11 (10.68%) VMware
6 8 (7.77%) Citrix
6 8 (7.77%) Red Hat
7 6 (5.83%) Aruba
7 6 (5.83%) ESRI
8 5 (4.85%) HP
8 5 (4.85%) Meraki
8 5 (4.85%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (4.85%) Sitecore
9 4 (3.88%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.88%) hybris
10 3 (2.91%) F5
10 3 (2.91%) Juniper
10 3 (2.91%) Palo Alto
11 2 (1.94%) Forcepoint
11 2 (1.94%) TIBCO
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, start 8 Feb
Posted: 5 days ago