The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 62 72 63
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.16% 0.14% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.19% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £533 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.18% +93.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £38.50
Software Architecture
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
465 529 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.43% 73.57% 75.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 276 283
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 18
Average hourly rate £32.75 £23.86 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.28% -33.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Architecture across the Hertfordshire region.

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Architecture
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 Software Architecture within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 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.

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Software Architecture
East of England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Django
1 1 (100.00%) Alfresco
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Mule
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (100.00%) Play Framework

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Alfresco
1 1 (100.00%) Mule
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Django
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (100.00%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Scala