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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 25 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 19 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.05% 5.42% 4.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.19% 5.77% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £483 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £452 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.55% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £47.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -
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
366 260 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.34% 93.86% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 183 106
Average daily rate £350 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £225 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.87 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.48% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.75 £12.60 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.10 £18.00 £41.00
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 17 September 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 17 September 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 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.00%) Java
2 22 (44.00%) Web Services
3 16 (32.00%) Finance
4 13 (26.00%) TDD
4 13 (26.00%) Scala
5 12 (24.00%) UML
5 12 (24.00%) OO
5 12 (24.00%) SOAP
6 11 (22.00%) Process Management
6 11 (22.00%) SVG
6 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (22.00%) Batik
6 11 (22.00%) Web Development
6 11 (22.00%) CouchDB
6 11 (22.00%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (22.00%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (22.00%) BDD
6 11 (22.00%) Play Framework
6 11 (22.00%) Akka
7 9 (18.00%) Oracle
7 9 (18.00%) XML
7 9 (18.00%) Banking
7 9 (18.00%) Scrum
8 8 (16.00%) REST
9 7 (14.00%) Hibernate
9 7 (14.00%) Spring
9 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (12.00%) .NET
10 6 (12.00%) Relational Database

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.00%) MS Project
1 2 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.00%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (22.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) VoIP
1 2 (4.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) CouchDB
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Apache Ivy
1 5 (10.00%) Ant
1 5 (10.00%) JUnit
1 5 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Retail
4 2 (4.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Marketing
4 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.00%) Web Services
2 12 (24.00%) SOAP
3 11 (22.00%) SVG
3 11 (22.00%) Batik
3 11 (22.00%) Play Framework
3 11 (22.00%) Akka
4 9 (18.00%) XML
5 8 (16.00%) REST
6 7 (14.00%) Hibernate
6 7 (14.00%) Spring
7 6 (12.00%) .NET
8 5 (10.00%) JPA
8 5 (10.00%) Java EE
9 4 (8.00%) Spring Web Flow
9 4 (8.00%) J2EE
9 4 (8.00%) Struts
9 4 (8.00%) JMS
10 2 (4.00%) RESTful
10 2 (4.00%) JSON
10 2 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Open Source
2 4 (8.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.00%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (6.00%) AS400
4 2 (4.00%) Taxonomies
4 2 (4.00%) GIS
4 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.00%) NHS
5 1 (2.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.00%) TDD
3 12 (24.00%) UML
3 12 (24.00%) OO
4 11 (22.00%) Process Management
4 11 (22.00%) Web Development
4 11 (22.00%) BDD
5 9 (18.00%) Scrum
6 5 (10.00%) MVC
6 5 (10.00%) Project Management
6 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.00%) Mobile Commerce
8 3 (6.00%) Migration
9 2 (4.00%) Asset Management
9 2 (4.00%) TOGAF
9 2 (4.00%) Web Design
9 2 (4.00%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (4.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.00%) Java
2 13 (26.00%) Scala
3 1 (2.00%) C#
3 1 (2.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) CCA
3 1 (2.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.00%) Oracle
3 4 (8.00%) Citrix
4 2 (4.00%) VMware
4 2 (4.00%) NetApp
4 2 (4.00%) HP
4 2 (4.00%) EMC
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco
4 2 (4.00%) Symantec
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