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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 23 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.60% 3.88% 7.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.73% 3.91% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate
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£600 £538 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.62% +40.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £490 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.51% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £47.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+26.59% +4.44%
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
134 128 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 96.40% 99.22% 98.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 66 21
Average daily rate £373 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £98 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £106.48 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Network Design
2 5 (45.45%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (45.45%) Converged Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) SAP PI
5 2 (18.18%) Product Management
5 2 (18.18%) iPad
5 2 (18.18%) SCCM
5 2 (18.18%) SCOM
5 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
5 2 (18.18%) Android
5 2 (18.18%) PKI
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) Metastorm
5 2 (18.18%) Legal
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) Drupal
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Ant
1 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (18.18%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) SAP PI
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
2 1 (9.09%) Struts2
2 1 (9.09%) Struts
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) JMS
2 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 1 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) PKI
2 2 (18.18%) iPad
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Android
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Network Design
1 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (45.45%) Risk Analysis
1 5 (45.45%) Converged Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Product Management
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Metastorm
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 2 (18.18%) Nintex
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
4 1 (9.09%) hybris