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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 15 53 35
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -18
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 28 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.46% 1.42% 3.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.06% 1.45% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 8
Median daily rate £473 £413 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £323 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.00 £52.56 £49.50
% change year-on-year
-6.77% +6.18%

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
309 415 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 93.35% 98.11% 98.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 312 224
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 13
Median hourly rate £12.44 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017, 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 17 (37.78%) Migration
2 12 (26.67%) SAP
3 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.78%) Data Management
3 8 (17.78%) TOGAF
3 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (17.78%) Data Migration
3 8 (17.78%) ETL
3 8 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (17.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (15.56%) Data Quality
4 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (15.56%) Tableau
4 7 (15.56%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (15.56%) Citrix
4 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (15.56%) Oracle
4 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
4 7 (15.56%) Windows
4 7 (15.56%) UML
4 7 (15.56%) Quality Management
4 7 (15.56%) Informatica
4 7 (15.56%) MicroStrategy
4 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (15.56%) ERwin
4 7 (15.56%) QlikView
4 7 (15.56%) Data Architecture
4 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (15.56%) Degree
4 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 6 (13.33%) SAS
2 2 (4.44%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.22%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) DHCP
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (15.56%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (15.56%) QlikView
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (13.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.44%) GIS
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) ERwin
2 1 (2.22%) Ant
2 1 (2.22%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.22%) Hudson
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) JMeter
2 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.22%) Maven
2 1 (2.22%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (2.22%) Selenium
2 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.22%) The Grinder
2 1 (2.22%) WinRunner
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Advertising
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Law
2 1 (2.22%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) Web Services
2 4 (8.89%) Spring
3 3 (6.67%) Dropwizard
3 3 (6.67%) Java EE
3 3 (6.67%) REST
3 3 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.22%) J2EE
4 1 (2.22%) SAP PI
4 1 (2.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Client/Server
1 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.89%) NHS
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.22%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Windows
1 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Migration
2 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (17.78%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (17.78%) Data Management
2 8 (17.78%) Data Migration
2 8 (17.78%) ETL
2 8 (17.78%) TOGAF
3 7 (15.56%) Data Architecture
3 7 (15.56%) Quality Management
3 7 (15.56%) UML
4 6 (13.33%) Analytics
4 6 (13.33%) Data Analytics
4 6 (13.33%) Dimensional Modelling
4 6 (13.33%) Information Security
4 6 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (13.33%) Service Management
4 6 (13.33%) Use Case
5 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 5 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) ABAP
3 1 (2.22%) C
3 1 (2.22%) Groovy
3 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) SAP Certification
3 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) Data Quality
2 4 (8.89%) HL7
3 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) SAP
2 7 (15.56%) Ab Initio
2 7 (15.56%) Citrix
2 7 (15.56%) Informatica
2 7 (15.56%) MicroStrategy
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle
2 7 (15.56%) Tableau
2 7 (15.56%) Teradata
2 7 (15.56%) VMware
3 6 (13.33%) HP
3 6 (13.33%) NetApp
3 6 (13.33%) Netezza
4 3 (6.67%) Genesys
5 2 (4.44%) ESRI
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.22%) Nintex
6 1 (2.22%) Siebel