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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 23 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.62% 6.10% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 6.10% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£538 £383 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.52% -3.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £357 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £409 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.04% +0.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.25 £47.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
135 82 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 97.83% 100.00% 96.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 25 29
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £129 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 3
Average hourly rate £13.75 £13.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.00 £50.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
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 19 September 2014, 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 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (40.00%) Data Architecture
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 4 (40.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Master Data Management
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Data Governance
2 3 (30.00%) Data Management
2 3 (30.00%) ETL
2 3 (30.00%) ERwin
3 2 (20.00%) BT
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (10.00%) PKI
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (10.00%) Sybase
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) ERwin
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) AIX
1 1 (10.00%) HPUX
1 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (40.00%) Data Architecture
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 4 (40.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Master Data Management
2 3 (30.00%) Data Governance
2 3 (30.00%) Data Management
2 3 (30.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) MBA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) BT
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Sybase
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) EMC
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) Hitachi
2 1 (10.00%) Retek
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec