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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 15 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 6 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.44% 3.23% 4.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.55% 3.50% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £375 £475 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +7.49%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.15 £50.79
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -15.03%
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
132 143 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 97.78% 92.26% 97.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 67 47
Median daily rate £315 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £275 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £8.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.25 £23.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 28 June 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 9 (50.00%) IBM
2 8 (44.44%) WebSphere
3 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (38.89%) ETL
4 6 (33.33%) DataStage
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
4 6 (33.33%) DataPower
5 4 (22.22%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (22.22%) Migration
5 4 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) SAP
5 4 (22.22%) Internet
6 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 3 (16.67%) Unix
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) VMware
6 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (16.67%) Analytics
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (16.67%) Data Architecture
6 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 3 (16.67%) Data Mapping
7 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
7 2 (11.11%) vSphere
7 2 (11.11%) Rational Application Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software

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 8 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) DataStage
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.11%) DB2
4 1 (5.56%) Big Data
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Ant
1 2 (11.11%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) Java EE
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
3 1 (5.56%) OAuth
3 1 (5.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) DataPower
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) FMCG
4 1 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
4 1 (5.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) AIX
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) HPUX
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ETL
1 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Analytics
3 3 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 3 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) Presales
4 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (5.56%) BCP
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) MBA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) SAP
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) Hitachi
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) MobileIron
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) Sybase
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec