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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 13 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 9 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 8.11% 9.28% 10.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.91% 9.38% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
Median daily rate £575 £456 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.02% -10.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £421 £468
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £491 £760
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £52.56 £49.50
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +6.18%

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
101 96 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 90.99% 98.97% 98.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 57 44
Median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 13
Median hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% +177.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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
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 19 February 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 10 (38.46%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) Web Services
3 7 (26.92%) Unix
3 7 (26.92%) MySQL
3 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
3 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) TOGAF
3 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
4 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (23.08%) Linux
4 6 (23.08%) Windows
4 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 5 (19.23%) Oracle
5 5 (19.23%) J2EE
5 5 (19.23%) Change Management
5 5 (19.23%) SOA
5 5 (19.23%) IBM
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (19.23%) SCCM
6 4 (15.38%) JSON
6 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (15.38%) Project Planning
6 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (15.38%) Product Management
6 4 (15.38%) RESTful
6 4 (15.38%) F5
6 4 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (15.38%) Data Centre

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 3 (11.54%) Drupal
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
1 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Magento
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.85%) IaaS
3 1 (3.85%) Office 365
3 1 (3.85%) PaaS
3 1 (3.85%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 4 (15.38%) IPsec
2 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) Internet
3 2 (7.69%) DHCP
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
3 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.85%) Network Security
4 1 (3.85%) WAN
4 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) DB2
2 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.85%) DataStage
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Ant
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.54%) Subversion
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Web Services
2 5 (19.23%) J2EE
3 4 (15.38%) JMS
3 4 (15.38%) JSON
3 4 (15.38%) RESTful
3 4 (15.38%) SOAP
4 3 (11.54%) Middleware
5 1 (3.85%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (3.85%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 4 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.54%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 2 (7.69%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Unix
2 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) AIX
3 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
1 7 (26.92%) TOGAF
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Change Management
3 5 (19.23%) SOA
4 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (15.38%) Product Management
4 4 (15.38%) Project Planning
4 4 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (11.54%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 3 (11.54%) Database Tuning
5 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
5 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (11.54%) Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (11.54%) Software Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (7.69%) Analytics
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) PHP
3 3 (11.54%) Python
3 3 (11.54%) Ruby
4 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.69%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SEPA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) BitLocker
3 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) SCCM
2 3 (11.54%) Ansible
2 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (11.54%) Puppet
2 3 (11.54%) WSUS
3 2 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) IBM
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) F5
4 3 (11.54%) hybris
5 2 (7.69%) AppSense
5 2 (7.69%) Symantec
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.85%) SAP