The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 50 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 6 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.06% 2.86% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 2.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 0
Average daily rate £618 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £483
% change year-on-year
- +3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £49.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.23%
Technical 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
522 611 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.55% 96.98% 95.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 313 334
Average daily rate £385 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 46 52
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.86 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £38.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 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 +5 2 £624 -37.62%
Technical Architect
East of England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 7 (50.00%) SOA
3 6 (42.86%) SOAP
3 6 (42.86%) REST
4 5 (35.71%) DevOps
4 5 (35.71%) C#
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) hybris
5 4 (28.57%) B2B
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) B2C
6 3 (21.43%) JMS
6 3 (21.43%) Java
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) J2EE
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Spring
6 3 (21.43%) Back Office
6 3 (21.43%) Java EE
6 3 (21.43%) JSON
6 3 (21.43%) Apache Solr
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (14.29%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
7 2 (14.29%) Microservices
7 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) Logistics
7 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
7 2 (14.29%) WCF

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (21.43%) Apache Solr
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) 3G
1 1 (7.14%) 4G
1 1 (7.14%) Broadband
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) LTE
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
1 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (7.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 3 (21.43%) Back Office
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) REST
1 6 (42.86%) SOAP
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) J2EE
2 3 (21.43%) Java EE
2 3 (21.43%) JMS
2 3 (21.43%) JSON
2 3 (21.43%) Spring
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 7 (50.00%) SOA
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) DevOps
3 5 (35.71%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) B2B
5 3 (21.43%) B2C
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
6 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Logistics
6 2 (14.29%) Microservices
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.14%) CRM
7 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
7 1 (7.14%) Network Management
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) hybris
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Sitecore
4 1 (7.14%) Apigee
4 1 (7.14%) Aruba
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Ericsson
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Huawei
4 1 (7.14%) Mashery
4 1 (7.14%) Meraki
4 1 (7.14%) Nokia
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com