The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 56 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 13 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.68% 0.16% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 0.17% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 8
Average daily rate £475 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 - £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 - £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £465 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £26.98 -
% change year-on-year
+163.20% -
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
716 606 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.27% 95.89% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 308 436
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £563 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 29 81
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £39.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Technical Architect
East of England

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect across the Hertfordshire region.

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Technical 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 Technical Architect within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £475 -
Watford - 1 - -
Technical Architect
East of England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 11 (57.89%) Oracle
2 10 (52.63%) UNIX
3 8 (42.11%) Solaris
3 8 (42.11%) IBM
3 8 (42.11%) WebSphere
4 7 (36.84%) Oracle Service Bus
4 7 (36.84%) Oracle ODI
4 7 (36.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
4 7 (36.84%) Tivoli
4 7 (36.84%) N-Tier
4 7 (36.84%) WebLogic
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 6 (31.58%) Finance
5 6 (31.58%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (26.32%) Scrum
6 5 (26.32%) .NET
6 5 (26.32%) XML
6 5 (26.32%) SOA
7 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
7 4 (21.05%) UML
7 4 (21.05%) XSD
7 4 (21.05%) Web Services
7 4 (21.05%) Java
7 4 (21.05%) SQL

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (42.11%) WebSphere
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle Service Bus
2 7 (36.84%) WebLogic
3 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (10.53%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (21.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle ODI
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
5 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
5 2 (10.53%) DB2
5 2 (10.53%) MySQL
5 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
5 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Ant
1 2 (10.53%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
1 5 (26.32%) XML
2 4 (21.05%) XSD
2 4 (21.05%) Web Services
3 3 (15.79%) RESTful
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.79%) XML Schema
4 2 (10.53%) J2EE
4 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.53%) Akka
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (5.26%) JSON
5 1 (5.26%) LINQ
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (5.26%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) N-Tier
2 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (21.05%) Taxonomies
4 3 (15.79%) Open Source
5 2 (10.53%) W3C
5 2 (10.53%) Reference Data
5 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
6 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 1 (5.26%) Statistics
6 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) UNIX
2 8 (42.11%) Solaris
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) AIX
4 1 (5.26%) HPUX
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Scrum
2 5 (26.32%) SOA
3 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
3 4 (21.05%) UML
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.53%) User Stories
5 2 (10.53%) OWASP
5 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Data Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Stress Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
5 2 (10.53%) System Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) C#
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Sun Certification
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) MBA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (36.84%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.26%) WSUS
2 1 (5.26%) HP NNM
2 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle
2 8 (42.11%) IBM
3 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) Sun
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) Sybase
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec
6 1 (5.26%) McAfee
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) Hitachi
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco