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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 32 22 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 10 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.14% 4.44% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 4.69% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 1
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£438 £488 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +62.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.25 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-13.55% -4.32%
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
312 213 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.11% 94.67% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 147 120
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £218 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 18
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.87 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £190.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015, 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 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
3 12 (36.36%) XML
3 12 (36.36%) Oracle
4 11 (33.33%) UML
5 10 (30.30%) SOAP
5 10 (30.30%) Java
5 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
5 10 (30.30%) REST
6 9 (27.27%) Web Services
7 8 (24.24%) Open Source
8 7 (21.21%) .NET
8 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
9 6 (18.18%) Cisco
9 6 (18.18%) Migration
9 6 (18.18%) Scrum
10 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (12.12%) NHS
11 4 (12.12%) HTML
11 4 (12.12%) SQL
11 4 (12.12%) Windows
11 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
11 4 (12.12%) HTML5
11 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
11 4 (12.12%) TDD
11 4 (12.12%) Spring
11 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
12 3 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 3 (9.09%) Lync
2 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) Mule
3 1 (3.03%) JBoss
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Network Security
1 3 (9.09%) IP Telephony
1 3 (9.09%) NAS
1 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (9.09%) LAN
1 3 (9.09%) MPLS
1 3 (9.09%) SAN
1 3 (9.09%) WAN
1 3 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (3.03%) VoIP
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.03%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (3.03%) MySQL
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.03%) DTS
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Local Government
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) XML
2 10 (30.30%) SOAP
2 10 (30.30%) REST
3 9 (27.27%) Web Services
4 7 (21.21%) .NET
5 4 (12.12%) HTML
5 4 (12.12%) HTML5
5 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
5 4 (12.12%) Spring
6 3 (9.09%) JSON
6 3 (9.09%) Middleware
7 2 (6.06%) J2EE
7 2 (6.06%) CSS
7 2 (6.06%) RESTful
7 2 (6.06%) iXBRL
8 1 (3.03%) Java EE
8 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (3.03%) JSTL
8 1 (3.03%) jQuery
8 1 (3.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Open Source
2 4 (12.12%) NHS
3 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.06%) Data Structures
4 2 (6.06%) Taxonomies
4 2 (6.06%) GIS
5 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
5 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) UML
3 6 (18.18%) Migration
3 6 (18.18%) Scrum
4 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
4 4 (12.12%) TDD
5 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (9.09%) Kanban
5 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Information Architecture
5 3 (9.09%) Data Governance
5 3 (9.09%) SOA
5 3 (9.09%) ETL
5 3 (9.09%) CRM
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL
5 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.06%) Line Management
6 2 (6.06%) Software Asset Management
6 2 (6.06%) MVC
6 2 (6.06%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) Scala
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) CCA
2 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
1 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Windows Intune
1 3 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (6.06%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Oracle
2 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco
4 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.09%) Juniper
5 2 (6.06%) HP
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix
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