The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 30 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 14 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.28% 3.64% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.42% 3.88% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 1
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£450 £425 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -34.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-13.06% -2.22%
Architect
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
317 232 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.94% 93.93% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 138 142
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 15
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.97 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.56% +26.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.17 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Cardiff region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
3 12 (33.33%) XML
3 12 (33.33%) Oracle
4 11 (30.56%) UML
5 10 (27.78%) SOAP
5 10 (27.78%) Java
5 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 10 (27.78%) REST
6 9 (25.00%) Web Services
7 8 (22.22%) Open Source
8 7 (19.44%) .NET
8 7 (19.44%) Migration
8 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
9 6 (16.67%) Cisco
9 6 (16.67%) Scrum
10 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (11.11%) HTML5
11 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
11 4 (11.11%) TDD
11 4 (11.11%) Asset Management
11 4 (11.11%) Spring
11 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (11.11%) Finance
11 4 (11.11%) NHS
11 4 (11.11%) HTML
11 4 (11.11%) SQL
11 4 (11.11%) Windows
11 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 3 (8.33%) Lync
2 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) JBoss
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.78%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) LAN
1 3 (8.33%) MPLS
1 3 (8.33%) SAN
1 3 (8.33%) WAN
1 3 (8.33%) Wireless
1 3 (8.33%) IP Telephony
1 3 (8.33%) NAS
1 3 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (2.78%) VoIP
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.78%) MySQL
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.78%) DTS
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.78%) Jackrabbit
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Local Government
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) XML
2 10 (27.78%) SOAP
2 10 (27.78%) REST
3 9 (25.00%) Web Services
4 7 (19.44%) .NET
5 4 (11.11%) HTML5
5 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 4 (11.11%) Spring
5 4 (11.11%) HTML
6 3 (8.33%) Middleware
6 3 (8.33%) JSON
7 2 (5.56%) iXBRL
7 2 (5.56%) RESTful
7 2 (5.56%) J2EE
7 2 (5.56%) CSS
8 1 (2.78%) EJB
8 1 (2.78%) JSP
8 1 (2.78%) Servlets
8 1 (2.78%) JAXB
8 1 (2.78%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Open Source
2 4 (11.11%) NHS
3 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.56%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (5.56%) Taxonomies
4 2 (5.56%) GIS
5 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.78%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) UML
3 7 (19.44%) Migration
4 6 (16.67%) Scrum
5 4 (11.11%) TDD
5 4 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 3 (8.33%) SOA
6 3 (8.33%) ETL
6 3 (8.33%) CRM
6 3 (8.33%) ITIL
6 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Kanban
6 3 (8.33%) Information Architecture
6 3 (8.33%) Data Governance
7 2 (5.56%) Line Management
7 2 (5.56%) Software Asset Management
7 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) Java
2 4 (11.11%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) Scala
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) PHP
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) CCA
2 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
1 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (8.33%) Windows Intune
2 2 (5.56%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Oracle
2 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (8.33%) Juniper
5 2 (5.56%) HP
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 25 days ago
Cardiff
Church International
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago