The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 17 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.27% 1.83% -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.55% 1.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £431
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £44.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-24.43% -7.36%
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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%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Architect across the Watford region.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Symfony
2 2 (40.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (40.00%) Drupal
2 2 (40.00%) Stress Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) LAMP
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (20.00%) MobileIron

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Drupal
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Symfony
1 2 (40.00%) LAMP
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Stress Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) UML
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (20.00%) MobileIron