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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 32 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 11 15 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.59% 5.26% 7.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.74% 5.42% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 22
Median daily rate £450 £450 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £425 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £478 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.91 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+26.74% -
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
294 277 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.08% 97.19% 96.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 220 265
Median daily rate £363 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 7
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -24.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £17.50 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) UML
3 5 (29.41%) TOGAF
3 5 (29.41%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) SOA
4 3 (17.65%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) .NET
4 3 (17.65%) SOAP
4 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
5 2 (11.76%) Open Source
5 2 (11.76%) REST
5 2 (11.76%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.76%) PHP
5 2 (11.76%) LAN
5 2 (11.76%) WAN
5 2 (11.76%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) EAI
5 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) FTP
5 2 (11.76%) CCNP
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) FTP
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) MPLS
2 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) JMeter
2 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.88%) LoadUI
2 1 (5.88%) Ranorex
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.88%) TestComplete
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) SOAP
2 2 (11.76%) Middleware
2 2 (11.76%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.88%) WCF
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) TOGAF
3 5 (29.41%) Translating Business Requirements
3 5 (29.41%) UML
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) EAI
5 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Open Source
5 2 (11.76%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
1 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) PHP
2 2 (11.76%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCNP
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCDP
2 1 (5.88%) CCIE
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Avaya
2 1 (5.88%) BT
2 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) Genesys