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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 21 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 24 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.15% 5.48% 4.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.38% 5.84% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £441
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +1.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £483 £592
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +25.71%
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
376 274 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.41% 93.84% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 182 126
Average daily rate £338 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.75 £12.50 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.30 £19.17 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) Web Services
3 15 (40.54%) Java
4 13 (35.14%) Oracle
5 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
5 10 (27.03%) XML
5 10 (27.03%) SOAP
5 10 (27.03%) UML
5 10 (27.03%) REST
6 9 (24.32%) Scala
6 9 (24.32%) TDD
7 8 (21.62%) OO
7 8 (21.62%) Open Source
8 7 (18.92%) BDD
8 7 (18.92%) Akka
8 7 (18.92%) Play Framework
8 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
8 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
8 7 (18.92%) Finance
9 6 (16.22%) Process Management
9 6 (16.22%) SVG
9 6 (16.22%) .NET
9 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (16.22%) Web Development
9 6 (16.22%) CouchDB
9 6 (16.22%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (16.22%) Batik
10 5 (13.51%) Scrum
10 5 (13.51%) Windows
11 4 (10.81%) Hibernate

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.41%) IIS
1 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) VoIP
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
3 6 (16.22%) CouchDB
4 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Ant
1 1 (2.70%) JUnit
1 1 (2.70%) Maven
1 1 (2.70%) Apache Ivy
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) Web Services
2 10 (27.03%) XML
2 10 (27.03%) SOAP
2 10 (27.03%) REST
3 7 (18.92%) Akka
3 7 (18.92%) Play Framework
4 6 (16.22%) .NET
4 6 (16.22%) SVG
4 6 (16.22%) Batik
5 4 (10.81%) Hibernate
5 4 (10.81%) Spring
6 3 (8.11%) JSON
6 3 (8.11%) HTML5
6 3 (8.11%) Middleware
6 3 (8.11%) HTML
7 2 (5.41%) iXBRL
7 2 (5.41%) RESTful
8 1 (2.70%) Java EE
8 1 (2.70%) JPA
8 1 (2.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Open Source
2 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.11%) NHS
4 2 (5.41%) GIS
4 2 (5.41%) Taxonomies
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.41%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.70%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) UNIX
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) UML
3 9 (24.32%) TDD
4 8 (21.62%) OO
5 7 (18.92%) BDD
6 6 (16.22%) Web Development
6 6 (16.22%) Process Management
7 5 (13.51%) Scrum
8 4 (10.81%) Migration
8 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
8 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
9 3 (8.11%) Data Governance
9 3 (8.11%) SOA
9 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.11%) Information Architecture
10 2 (5.41%) Validation
10 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (5.41%) Web Design
10 2 (5.41%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) Java
2 9 (24.32%) Scala
3 2 (5.41%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) CCA
2 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) Citrix
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