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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 8 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 15 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 14.42% 4.11% 6.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.85% 4.44% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £388 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £258 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £518 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £44.13 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+12.18% -19.77%
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
101 135 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 97.12% 92.47% 97.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 49 43
Average daily rate £388 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £230 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.75 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 6 (22.22%) Oracle
1 6 (22.22%) SAP
1 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (18.52%) PKI
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) Internet
2 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
2 5 (18.52%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) HTML
3 4 (14.81%) Retail
3 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
3 4 (14.81%) Degree
3 4 (14.81%) Atlassian
4 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 3 (11.11%) HTML5
4 3 (11.11%) hybris
4 3 (11.11%) UNIX
4 3 (11.11%) Clustering
4 3 (11.11%) .NET
4 3 (11.11%) ERP
4 3 (11.11%) VPN
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (11.11%) Web Services
4 3 (11.11%) Change Management
4 3 (11.11%) Firewall
4 3 (11.11%) Identity Management
4 3 (11.11%) MobileIron

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (7.41%) Drupal
3 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.70%) CMS
4 1 (3.70%) LiveLink
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (7.41%) SAP CO
1 2 (7.41%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Internet
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SAP BI
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.41%) SAP BW
2 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) DataStage
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (3.70%) QlikView
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) OLAP
3 1 (3.70%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.70%) ERwin
2 1 (3.70%) Maven
General
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) HTML5
3 2 (7.41%) Struts
3 2 (7.41%) SAP PI
3 2 (7.41%) RESTful
3 2 (7.41%) Struts2
3 2 (7.41%) LAMP
3 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
3 2 (7.41%) Spring
3 2 (7.41%) Java EE
3 2 (7.41%) Symfony
3 2 (7.41%) JMS
3 2 (7.41%) J2EE
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) Middleware
4 1 (3.70%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) PKI
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) Open Source
3 2 (7.41%) Credit Risk
3 2 (7.41%) EPoS
4 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.70%) DataPower
4 1 (3.70%) iPad
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
3 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
4 3 (11.11%) Change Management
4 3 (11.11%) Identity Management
4 3 (11.11%) ERP
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) SOA
5 2 (7.41%) UML
5 2 (7.41%) CRM
5 2 (7.41%) Content Management
5 2 (7.41%) Data Management
5 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Web Development
5 2 (7.41%) Data Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) OWASP
5 2 (7.41%) Stress Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) PHP
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
1 2 (7.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle
1 6 (22.22%) SAP
2 4 (14.81%) Atlassian
3 3 (11.11%) hybris
3 3 (11.11%) MobileIron
4 2 (7.41%) Nintex
4 2 (7.41%) Sitecore
4 2 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) Metastorm
5 1 (3.70%) Open Text
5 1 (3.70%) RedDot
5 1 (3.70%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) Cognos
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) EMC
5 1 (3.70%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.70%) F5