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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 69 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.12% - 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% - 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£555 - £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £60.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-47.60% +69.01%
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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
586 620 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.26% 78.48% 74.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 349 188
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £510 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 27 27
Average hourly rate £21.53 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.50% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.05 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) KANA
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Retail

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) KANA