The median contractor rate for an Architect was £650 per day in advertised job vacancies in Welwyn Garden City during the 3 months to 23 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.

Architect
Hertfordshire / Welwyn Garden City
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 17 21
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 3.70% 1.56% 3.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.08% 1.59% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £650 - £324
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 £57.50 £47.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year +21.05% +25.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City. 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
Welwyn Garden City
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 49 63 106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City 90.74% 98.44% 84.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 55
Median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £480 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% -63.15%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Welwyn Garden City

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City that featured Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Welwyn Garden City

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Architect in Welwyn Garden City.

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Welwyn Garden City

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Welwyn Garden City region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
1 3 (50.00%) REST
1 3 (50.00%) Yammer
1 3 (50.00%) Skype
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (33.33%) SOLID
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Spring Boot
2 2 (33.33%) Facebook
2 2 (33.33%) Social Media
2 2 (33.33%) iPad
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Microservices
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) Refactoring
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City 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 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Yammer
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (16.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) Spring Boot
2 2 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iPad
1 2 (33.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) Microservices
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
1 2 (33.33%) Refactoring
1 2 (33.33%) SOLID
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) BPEL
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) Facebook
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) JDA
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle