Period
to 19 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Technical Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Architecture over the 6 months to 19 October 2019 with a comparison to the 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 Architecture
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 42 49
Rank change year-on-year -9 +7 -8
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.81% 0.82% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.95% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Watford median daily rate £650 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.84% - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £625 £538 £475
% change year-on-year +16.28% +13.16% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

Technical Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 326 317 367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 87.63% 86.61% 88.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 200 169
Watford median daily rate £450 £436 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% +2.65% +9.68%
10th Percentile £303 £249 £205
90th Percentile £550 £556 £575
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 9
Watford median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +66.67% +28.57%
10th Percentile £21.35 £14.60 £15.85
90th Percentile £36.75 £50.88 £40.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.38 £17.50 £16.81
% change year-on-year -0.71% +4.14% -29.24%

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Technical Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in Watford

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architecture in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 3 (100.00%) Technical Leadership
2 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Identification
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Force.com
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) API Design
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (33.33%) Azure
3 1 (33.33%) REST

Technical Architecture
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Force.com
2 1 (33.33%) Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
General
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Salesforce Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Salesforce Technical Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Leadership
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) API Design
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Identification
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft