The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architect
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 23 - 21
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.71% - 5.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% - 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £538 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £517 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +3.30% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £43.25

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 111 91 118
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 94.87% 92.86% 99.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 43 54
Median daily rate £450 £350 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -7.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 10
Median hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.33% +177.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £37.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in Watford over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architect in Watford

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) Budget Control
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Windows

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 (33.33%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DataStage
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Budget Control
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Product Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) F5
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto