The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Watford 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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 12 28 20
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 16 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 12.21% 3.87% 6.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.31% 4.08% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £473
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -18.18%
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
130 147 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 99.24% 94.84% 97.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 64 41
Average daily rate £388 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £23.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.55% +113.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Watford region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 6 (24.00%) Java
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
1 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (20.00%) PKI
2 5 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 5 (20.00%) Internet
2 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (16.00%) Web Services
3 4 (16.00%) SAP
3 4 (16.00%) HTML
3 4 (16.00%) Clustering
3 4 (16.00%) UNIX
3 4 (16.00%) Degree
3 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (12.00%) Retail
4 3 (12.00%) Spring
4 3 (12.00%) Java EE
4 3 (12.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (12.00%) OWASP
4 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (12.00%) Open Source
4 3 (12.00%) HTML5
4 3 (12.00%) hybris
4 3 (12.00%) RESTful
4 3 (12.00%) Struts2
4 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (12.00%) MobileIron

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (8.00%) Drupal
3 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.00%) CMS
4 1 (4.00%) LiveLink
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Internet
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (12.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) HTML
1 4 (16.00%) Web Services
2 3 (12.00%) JMS
2 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (12.00%) Spring
2 3 (12.00%) Java EE
2 3 (12.00%) Struts
2 3 (12.00%) RESTful
2 3 (12.00%) Struts2
2 3 (12.00%) HTML5
3 2 (8.00%) SAP PI
3 2 (8.00%) Symfony
3 2 (8.00%) J2EE
3 2 (8.00%) LAMP
4 1 (4.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) PKI
2 4 (16.00%) Clustering
3 3 (12.00%) Open Source
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) Credit Risk
4 2 (8.00%) EPoS
5 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.00%) DataPower
5 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (4.00%) iPad
5 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (12.00%) ERP
4 3 (12.00%) Change Management
4 3 (12.00%) Identity Management
4 3 (12.00%) Scrum
4 3 (12.00%) OWASP
5 2 (8.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Stress Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Web Development
5 2 (8.00%) Content Management
5 2 (8.00%) UML
5 2 (8.00%) CRM
6 1 (4.00%) Data Management
6 1 (4.00%) Network Design
6 1 (4.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) PHP
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
1 2 (8.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 4 (16.00%) SAP
4 3 (12.00%) hybris
4 3 (12.00%) MobileIron
5 2 (8.00%) Nintex
5 2 (8.00%) Sitecore
5 2 (8.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) Metastorm
6 1 (4.00%) OpenText
6 1 (4.00%) RedDot
6 1 (4.00%) VMware
6 1 (4.00%) EMC
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.00%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.00%) F5
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