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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 9 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 13 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 11.11% 4.59% 4.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.82% 4.85% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Average daily rate
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£513 £550 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +62.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £550 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £760 £550 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.25 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-13.55% -4.32%
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
110 103 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 94.02% 94.50% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 27 42
Average daily rate £425 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £140 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £23.50 £16.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
2 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
2 5 (20.83%) SAP
2 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.67%) Analytics
3 4 (16.67%) Master Data Management
3 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (16.67%) Retail
3 4 (16.67%) Data Management
3 4 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 4 (16.67%) ERwin
3 4 (16.67%) ETL
3 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (12.50%) Internet
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) PKI
4 3 (12.50%) Degree
4 3 (12.50%) hybris
4 3 (12.50%) Data Governance
4 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.33%) SAP PI
5 2 (8.33%) Sitecore
5 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (8.33%) Nintex
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) Drupal
2 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) LiveLink
3 1 (4.17%) CMS
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP CO
1 2 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (8.33%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.17%) SAP Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.33%) SAP BW
2 2 (8.33%) SAP BI
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) OLAP
3 1 (4.17%) OLTP
3 1 (4.17%) QlikView
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) ERwin
General
1 4 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) SAP PI
1 2 (8.33%) Symfony
1 2 (8.33%) LAMP
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) jQuery
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) PKI
3 2 (8.33%) Credit Risk
3 2 (8.33%) EPoS
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
2 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
2 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (16.67%) Analytics
3 4 (16.67%) Master Data Management
3 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (16.67%) Data Management
3 4 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 4 (16.67%) ETL
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Data Governance
5 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.33%) Web Development
5 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 2 (8.33%) Content Management
5 2 (8.33%) Stress Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Java
1 2 (8.33%) PHP
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
1 2 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) SAP
2 3 (12.50%) hybris
3 2 (8.33%) Sitecore
3 2 (8.33%) Nintex
3 2 (8.33%) Atlassian
3 2 (8.33%) Metastorm
3 2 (8.33%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Cognos
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) EMC
4 1 (4.17%) Open Text
4 1 (4.17%) RedDot
4 1 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) MobileIron
4 1 (4.17%) 3PAR