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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 24 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 22 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.70% 4.84% 3.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.91% 5.15% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £412
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £483 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £454 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.19% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £40.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+13.58% -10.00%
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
372 272 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.37% 94.12% 91.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 186 115
Average daily rate £350 £325 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £425 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.05 £12.50 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £19.17 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (51.22%) Web Services
3 19 (46.34%) Java
4 13 (31.71%) Oracle
5 12 (29.27%) SOAP
5 12 (29.27%) UML
6 11 (26.83%) XML
6 11 (26.83%) TDD
6 11 (26.83%) Scala
7 10 (24.39%) REST
7 10 (24.39%) OO
8 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
8 9 (21.95%) Finance
8 9 (21.95%) SVG
8 9 (21.95%) Process Management
8 9 (21.95%) Batik
8 9 (21.95%) Web Development
8 9 (21.95%) BDD
8 9 (21.95%) Akka
8 9 (21.95%) Play Framework
8 9 (21.95%) CouchDB
8 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (21.95%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (17.07%) Open Source
9 7 (17.07%) Relational Database
9 7 (17.07%) .NET
9 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
10 6 (14.63%) Scrum
11 5 (12.20%) Hibernate
11 5 (12.20%) Windows

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
1 2 (4.88%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (21.95%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) VoIP
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
1 9 (21.95%) CouchDB
2 7 (17.07%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Ant
1 3 (7.32%) JUnit
1 3 (7.32%) Maven
1 3 (7.32%) Apache Ivy
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Retail
4 2 (4.88%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (51.22%) Web Services
2 12 (29.27%) SOAP
3 11 (26.83%) XML
4 10 (24.39%) REST
5 9 (21.95%) SVG
5 9 (21.95%) Batik
5 9 (21.95%) Akka
5 9 (21.95%) Play Framework
6 7 (17.07%) .NET
7 5 (12.20%) Hibernate
7 5 (12.20%) Spring
8 3 (7.32%) Middleware
8 3 (7.32%) Java EE
8 3 (7.32%) JPA
9 2 (4.88%) RESTful
9 2 (4.88%) HTML5
9 2 (4.88%) iXBRL
9 2 (4.88%) JSON
9 2 (4.88%) Spring Web Flow
9 2 (4.88%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Open Source
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) NHS
4 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.88%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.88%) Taxonomies
4 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.88%) GIS
5 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.44%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) UNIX
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) UML
3 11 (26.83%) TDD
4 10 (24.39%) OO
5 9 (21.95%) Process Management
5 9 (21.95%) Web Development
5 9 (21.95%) BDD
6 6 (14.63%) Scrum
7 4 (9.76%) Asset Management
7 4 (9.76%) Migration
8 3 (7.32%) MVC
8 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.32%) Information Architecture
9 2 (4.88%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.88%) Data Governance
9 2 (4.88%) Line Management
9 2 (4.88%) Software Asset Management
9 2 (4.88%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (4.88%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (4.88%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) Java
2 11 (26.83%) Scala
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
1 2 (4.88%) CCA
2 1 (2.44%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Oracle
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) HP
3 2 (4.88%) Citrix
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