Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Technical Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Architecture over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Technical Architecture
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 82 78
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4 +21
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 9 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.57% 0.79% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.03% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 14
Hertfordshire median daily rate £525 £450 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.22% +4.86%
10th Percentile £463 £363 £384
90th Percentile £628 £525 £625
East of England median daily rate £538 £400 £465
% change year-on-year +34.38% -13.98% +0.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £42.65 £39.25
% change year-on-year - +8.66% -8.24%

Technical Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1265 1064 1223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 80.11% 76.77% 75.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 616 615
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £222 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £567
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 57 98
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £33.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.27% +59.50% +31.27%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.63 £9.70
90th Percentile £46.50 £53.75 £42.88
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £31.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year -1.49% +23.53% +3.83%

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Technical Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in Hertfordshire

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architecture in Hertfordshire

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architecture in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architecture in Hertfordshire

Technical Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architecture within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -2 4 £625 - 2
Hemel Hempstead +2 1 - -
Hatfield -7 1 £550 +10.00%
Technical Architecture
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Content Management
2 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 3 (33.33%) BCP
2 3 (33.33%) Operations Management
2 3 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 3 (33.33%) Line Management
2 3 (33.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 3 (33.33%) Customer-Centricity
3 2 (22.22%) Skype
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
3 2 (22.22%) Service Continuity Management
3 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript

Technical Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
2 1 (11.11%) Commerce Server
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Skype
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce Developer
2 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Support Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) Java EE
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) BCP
2 3 (33.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 3 (33.33%) Content Management
2 3 (33.33%) Customer-Centricity
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Line Management
2 3 (33.33%) Operations Management
2 3 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Continuity Management
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Document Management
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
2 1 (11.11%) BMC
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) VMware