The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Watford region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 10 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 11 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 10.48% 7.77% 8.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.11% 7.92% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 9
Median daily rate £550 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -19.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £31.82 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.98 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+22.02% +2.43%
Architect
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99 101 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 94.29% 98.06% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 65 77
Median daily rate £460 £340 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -12.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £146 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Median hourly rate £14.25 £22.73 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.30% -23.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Watford region that featured Architect in the job title.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 16 (47.06%) Java
2 14 (41.18%) SQL
3 13 (38.24%) MySQL
3 13 (38.24%) Unix
3 13 (38.24%) E-Commerce
4 12 (35.29%) Linux
5 11 (32.35%) Hyper-V
6 10 (29.41%) Oracle
6 10 (29.41%) IBM
6 10 (29.41%) Subversion
7 9 (26.47%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (26.47%) Firewall
7 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
7 9 (26.47%) Tomcat
7 9 (26.47%) Python
7 9 (26.47%) DB2
7 9 (26.47%) Ant
7 9 (26.47%) PHP
7 9 (26.47%) Windows
7 9 (26.47%) AIX
7 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
7 9 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (26.47%) Drupal
7 9 (26.47%) Ruby
7 9 (26.47%) Magento
7 9 (26.47%) hybris
7 9 (26.47%) Puppet
7 9 (26.47%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (26.47%) Ansible
7 9 (26.47%) Mentoring

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 9 (26.47%) Drupal
1 9 (26.47%) Tomcat
2 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Magento
2 2 (5.88%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.76%) SaaS
4 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.88%) IaaS
4 2 (5.88%) Office 365
4 2 (5.88%) PaaS
5 1 (2.94%) CloudFront
5 1 (2.94%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) Firewall
2 4 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 4 (11.76%) IPsec
3 2 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (2.94%) DHCP
4 1 (2.94%) DNS
4 1 (2.94%) HTTP
4 1 (2.94%) Network Security
4 1 (2.94%) SSL
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
4 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) MySQL
2 9 (26.47%) DB2
2 9 (26.47%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.88%) Big Data
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Subversion
2 9 (26.47%) Ant
2 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
1 3 (8.82%) Legal
1 3 (8.82%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Web Services
2 6 (17.65%) J2EE
3 4 (11.76%) JMS
3 4 (11.76%) JSON
3 4 (11.76%) RESTful
3 4 (11.76%) SOAP
4 2 (5.88%) Java EE
4 2 (5.88%) SAML
4 2 (5.88%) SAP PI
5 1 (2.94%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (2.94%) Spring
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.94%) XML
5 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (17.65%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (14.71%) Mobile App
3 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.82%) VCE vBlock
5 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (5.88%) iPad
5 2 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Unix
2 12 (35.29%) Linux
3 9 (26.47%) AIX
3 9 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (26.47%) Windows
4 2 (5.88%) Android
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) E-Commerce
2 9 (26.47%) Continuous Delivery
2 9 (26.47%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 9 (26.47%) Mentoring
2 9 (26.47%) Software Delivery
2 9 (26.47%) Translating Business Requirements
3 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.65%) Product Management
5 5 (14.71%) Converged Infrastructure
5 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (14.71%) SOA
5 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
6 4 (11.76%) Change Management
6 4 (11.76%) Project Planning
6 4 (11.76%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (8.82%) CRM
7 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
7 3 (8.82%) Database Tuning
7 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (8.82%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) Java
2 14 (41.18%) SQL
3 9 (26.47%) PHP
3 9 (26.47%) Python
3 9 (26.47%) Ruby
4 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Ansible
1 9 (26.47%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (26.47%) Puppet
2 8 (23.53%) SCCM
3 3 (8.82%) WSUS
4 2 (5.88%) SCOM
5 1 (2.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) IBM
1 10 (29.41%) Oracle
2 9 (26.47%) hybris
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.76%) F5
4 3 (8.82%) SAP
5 2 (5.88%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) Nintex
6 1 (2.94%) AppSense
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco
6 1 (2.94%) Juniper
6 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.94%) Symantec