The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Technical Architect
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 22 30
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford - 0.74% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.74% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year +8.33% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Watford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 140 135 143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 86.96% 99.26% 92.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 71 67
Median daily rate £375 £310 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.96% -14.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £130 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +207.69% +52.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford that featured Technical Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Watford

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architect in Watford

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Technical 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 Technical Architect in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Budget Control
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) DataStage
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Technical 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DataStage
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Budget Control
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle