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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 23 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 25 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.43% 3.41% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.63% 3.50% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 4
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£438 £513 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +48.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £419 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £71.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-16.19% +102.85%
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
377 371 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.92% 97.38% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 273 147
Average daily rate £343 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £201 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.25 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% +9.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.15 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015, 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 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 11 (28.95%) Migration
3 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 10 (26.32%) ETL
4 9 (23.68%) Oracle
5 8 (21.05%) Data Modelling
6 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (18.42%) GIS
6 7 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (18.42%) Data Governance
7 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
7 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (15.79%) Knowledge Management
7 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (15.79%) Taxonomies
7 6 (15.79%) Data Migration
7 6 (15.79%) Hyper-V
7 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (15.79%) RDBMS
7 6 (15.79%) Windows
7 6 (15.79%) Scrum
7 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (15.79%) Data Management
8 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (10.53%) Target Operating Model
9 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
9 4 (10.53%) Retail
9 4 (10.53%) VMware
9 4 (10.53%) Middleware

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 (7.89%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.89%) Lync
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) SAN
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (15.79%) RDBMS
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Maven
1 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.26%) Toad
2 2 (5.26%) JDeveloper
2 2 (5.26%) Hudson
2 2 (5.26%) Apache Continuum
2 2 (5.26%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Retail
3 3 (7.89%) Billing
4 2 (5.26%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Middleware
2 3 (7.89%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) J2EE
2 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (5.26%) WebCenter
3 2 (5.26%) HTML
3 2 (5.26%) XML
3 2 (5.26%) XHTML
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) GIS
2 6 (15.79%) Taxonomies
3 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) NHS
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Clustering
5 1 (2.63%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.63%) FMCG
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Migration
2 10 (26.32%) ETL
3 8 (21.05%) Data Modelling
4 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (18.42%) Data Governance
5 6 (15.79%) Data Migration
5 6 (15.79%) Knowledge Management
5 6 (15.79%) Scrum
5 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.79%) Data Management
6 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
7 4 (10.53%) UML
7 4 (10.53%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (7.89%) SDLC
8 3 (7.89%) B2B
8 3 (7.89%) B2C
8 3 (7.89%) ITIL
8 3 (7.89%) Validation
9 2 (5.26%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.63%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
1 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) VMware
4 3 (7.89%) 3PAR
4 3 (7.89%) HP
4 3 (7.89%) Dell
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.26%) Micro Focus
5 2 (5.26%) IBM
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