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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 17 26 10
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 13 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 8.13% 4.96% 8.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.61% 5.13% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
Average daily rate
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£463 £434 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £37.80 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -18.27%
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
151 117 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 94.38% 96.69% 96.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 64 32
Average daily rate £375 £361 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% -19.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £23.86 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.60% +19.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £19.91 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £23.86 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 7 (29.17%) HP
4 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
4 7 (29.17%) PKI
5 6 (25.00%) Network Design
5 6 (25.00%) Degree
5 6 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
5 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle
5 6 (25.00%) Java
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.83%) SAP
6 5 (20.83%) Internet
6 5 (20.83%) Atlassian
7 4 (16.67%) SCCM
7 4 (16.67%) SCOM
7 4 (16.67%) SAP PI
7 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (16.67%) Nintex
7 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (16.67%) Metastorm
7 4 (16.67%) Clustering
7 4 (16.67%) Legal
7 4 (16.67%) HTML

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (8.33%) Drupal
5 1 (4.17%) IIS
5 1 (4.17%) CMS
5 1 (4.17%) LiveLink
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Internet
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (8.33%) MySQL
5 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.17%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.17%) Maven
General
1 4 (16.67%) Legal
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
1 4 (16.67%) Web Services
1 4 (16.67%) SAP PI
2 3 (12.50%) RESTful
2 3 (12.50%) Struts2
2 3 (12.50%) HTML5
2 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 3 (12.50%) Spring
2 3 (12.50%) Java EE
2 3 (12.50%) JMS
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) Struts
3 2 (8.33%) J2EE
3 2 (8.33%) LAMP
3 2 (8.33%) Symfony
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) PKI
2 4 (16.67%) Clustering
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) Open Source
3 3 (12.50%) iPad
4 2 (8.33%) Credit Risk
5 1 (4.17%) DataPower
5 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) UNIX
3 3 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (25.00%) Network Design
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 3 (12.50%) OWASP
3 3 (12.50%) Product Management
3 3 (12.50%) Scrum
3 3 (12.50%) ERP
3 3 (12.50%) Change Management
3 3 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 3 (12.50%) Workflow
4 2 (8.33%) UML
4 2 (8.33%) CRM
4 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.33%) Stress Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Data Architecture
4 2 (8.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
1 4 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) HP
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) Atlassian
3 5 (20.83%) SAP
4 4 (16.67%) Metastorm
4 4 (16.67%) Nintex
5 3 (12.50%) MobileIron
6 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.17%) F5
6 1 (4.17%) OpenText
6 1 (4.17%) RedDot
6 1 (4.17%) VMware
6 1 (4.17%) EMC