The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Welwyn Garden City 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 15 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 5.26% 6.90% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.56% 8.33% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £490 - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £55.00 £40.07
% change year-on-year
-19.54% +37.25%
Job Titles Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
72 24 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 94.74% 82.76% 97.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 7 18
Average daily rate £338 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% -19.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Architect
Hertfordshire

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 16 April 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) SOA
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) RFID
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) CMS
5 1 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Xen
5 1 (11.11%) JIRA
5 1 (11.11%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) NetApp
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (11.11%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (11.11%) WCF
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) SOA
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) NetApp
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco