Period
to 18 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Architect was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Application Architect
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 - 39
Rank change year-on-year - +39 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.17% - 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% - 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Watford median daily rate £513 - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £513 - £625
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Watford
Contract vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 329 312 298
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.48% 90.17% 97.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 161 156
Watford median daily rate £400 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -14.67%
10th Percentile £200 £163 £155
90th Percentile £550 £575 £513
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 9
Watford median hourly rate £23.00 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.33% +11.11% +17.39%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.67 £12.80
90th Percentile £51.25 £40.00 £14.95
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.25 £16.81 £16.00
% change year-on-year +2.65% +5.03% -8.57%

Applications Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings that featured Applications Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Architect in Watford

Applications Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Architect in Watford

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, Applications Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Watford region featuring Applications Architect in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) EPoS
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) CMS
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
1 4 (100.00%) Content Management
1 4 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) SaaS
1 4 (100.00%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

Applications Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 4 (100.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) SaaS
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Content Management
1 4 (100.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) SAP