The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 18 16 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 3.00% 2.60% 9.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 2.70% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£324 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Welwyn Garden City 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
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
81 74 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 81.00% 96.10% 84.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 46 9
Average daily rate £325 £308 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -23.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £420 £688
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +44.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 10 (83.33%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (75.00%) Couchbase
3 8 (66.67%) J2EE
4 7 (58.33%) Spring
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) Retail
6 2 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 1 (8.33%) JUnit
7 1 (8.33%) IIS
7 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (8.33%) Web Services
7 1 (8.33%) ITIL
7 1 (8.33%) UNIX
7 1 (8.33%) Windows
7 1 (8.33%) LDAP
7 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
7 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
7 1 (8.33%) SOA
7 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
7 1 (8.33%) SLA
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco
7 1 (8.33%) IBM
7 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
7 1 (8.33%) HP
7 1 (8.33%) CISSP
7 1 (8.33%) SAN
7 1 (8.33%) NetApp
7 1 (8.33%) Veritas

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 9 (75.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) OpenShift
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
1 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) Couchbase
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) NUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) J2EE
2 7 (58.33%) Spring
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) SAML
4 1 (8.33%) WCF
4 1 (8.33%) OAuth
4 1 (8.33%) XACML
4 1 (8.33%) SPML
4 1 (8.33%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
1 1 (8.33%) PKI
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
1 1 (8.33%) SOA
1 1 (8.33%) Change Management
1 1 (8.33%) Workflow
1 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (8.33%) Analytics
1 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) IBM
1 1 (8.33%) HP
1 1 (8.33%) NetApp
1 1 (8.33%) Veritas
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) VMware
1 1 (8.33%) Brocade
1 1 (8.33%) 3PAR