Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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.

Solution Architect
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 30 32
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 2 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.46% 3.89% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 3.99% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Watford median daily rate - £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.33% +14.29%
Hertfordshire median daily rate £525 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Watford median hourly rate - - £27.73
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £27.73

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 408 276 241
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.15% 97.53% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 143 131
Watford median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £206 £170 £120
90th Percentile £575 £536 £475
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 16
Watford median hourly rate £17.75 £13.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.09% +1.85% +8.00%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.00 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £15.20 £35.12
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.17 £14.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year +18.40% -15.94% +11.29%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Watford

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Watford

Solutions Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Watford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solutions Architect in Watford

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Solutions Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 2 (100.00%) IT Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Delivery

Solutions 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) IT Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing