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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 21 16 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 14 48 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.71% 10.76% 5.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.81% 10.98% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 39 19
Median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £385 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.84 £37.82 £52.25
% change year-on-year
+13.27% -27.61%
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
241 437 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.37% 97.98% 98.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 360 291
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.78 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.00 £7.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £20.00 £145.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 (30.77%) Migration
1 8 (30.77%) SAP
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Citrix
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (26.92%) VMware
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (23.08%) Information Security
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) NetApp
3 6 (23.08%) SAN
3 6 (23.08%) HP
4 5 (19.23%) Service Management
5 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 4 (15.38%) Genesys
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.54%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
6 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
6 3 (11.54%) SOA
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.54%) SOAP
6 3 (11.54%) .NET
6 3 (11.54%) Java
6 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.54%) Scrum

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 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) PaaS
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) FTP
2 2 (7.69%) LAN
2 2 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) DHCP
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) Wireless
3 1 (3.85%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) JMeter
2 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.85%) LoadUI
2 1 (3.85%) Ranorex
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.85%) TestComplete
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
1 3 (11.54%) SOAP
2 2 (7.69%) Middleware
2 2 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.85%) WCF
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
2 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Migration
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Information Security
3 5 (19.23%) Service Management
4 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 3 (11.54%) Project Governance
5 3 (11.54%) Scrum
5 3 (11.54%) SOA
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
5 3 (11.54%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (7.69%) BDD
6 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.69%) EAI
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.69%) Open Source
6 2 (7.69%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) Java
1 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) PHP
2 2 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) ABAP
3 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) CCDP
3 1 (3.85%) CCIE
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) SAP
2 7 (26.92%) Citrix
2 7 (26.92%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) HP
3 6 (23.08%) NetApp
4 4 (15.38%) Genesys
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.85%) BT
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco
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