The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 28 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 16 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.97% 3.02% 4.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.18% 3.11% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 13
Median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £500 £550
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 £50.00 £40.98 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+22.02% +2.43%
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
309 418 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.96% 96.98% 97.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 339 240
Median daily rate £388 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 17
Median hourly rate £13.88 £16.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.28% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £22.10 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cardiff region that featured Architect in the job title.

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 10 December 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 Cardiff region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 10 (45.45%) SAP
1 10 (45.45%) Migration
2 7 (31.82%) VMware
2 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Citrix
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (27.27%) NetApp
3 6 (27.27%) HP
3 6 (27.27%) SAN
3 6 (27.27%) Information Security
4 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 4 (18.18%) Service Management
4 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 4 (18.18%) Finance
5 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
5 3 (13.64%) Degree
5 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
5 3 (13.64%) Genesys
5 3 (13.64%) Project Governance
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) TDD
6 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
1 1 (4.55%) JMeter
1 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
1 1 (4.55%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
1 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
1 1 (4.55%) The Grinder
1 1 (4.55%) WinRunner
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) J2EE
1 1 (4.55%) SAP PI
1 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
1 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Migration
2 6 (27.27%) Information Security
3 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 4 (18.18%) Service Management
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Project Governance
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
5 2 (9.09%) BDD
5 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Low Latency
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) SDLC
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Critical Success Factor
6 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.55%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Java
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) ABAP
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) Groovy
2 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) SAP
2 7 (31.82%) Citrix
2 7 (31.82%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) HP
3 6 (27.27%) NetApp
4 3 (13.64%) Genesys
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) Siebel
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