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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 27 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 8 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.89% 3.50% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.97% 3.73% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 2
Average daily rate
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£434 £500 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.30% +63.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £422 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £44.13 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+12.18% -19.77%
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
269 295 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.11% 93.95% 93.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 209 91
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £209 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.06 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £164.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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
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 5 March 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 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) Oracle
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) Migration
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (23.81%) Java
5 5 (23.81%) Web Services
5 5 (23.81%) XML
5 5 (23.81%) UML
6 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
6 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 4 (19.05%) SOAP
6 4 (19.05%) REST
6 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (14.29%) Data Governance
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Intune
7 3 (14.29%) Open Source
7 3 (14.29%) SaaS
7 3 (14.29%) Lync
7 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) IP Telephony
7 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (14.29%) Network Security

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (14.29%) Lync
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Mule
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.76%) JBoss
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) IP Telephony
1 3 (14.29%) Network Security
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (14.29%) NAS
1 3 (14.29%) MPLS
1 3 (14.29%) SAN
1 3 (14.29%) Wireless
1 3 (14.29%) LAN
1 3 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
5 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.76%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (4.76%) MySQL
6 1 (4.76%) DTS
General
1 1 (4.76%) Local Government
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Web Services
1 5 (23.81%) XML
2 4 (19.05%) SOAP
2 4 (19.05%) REST
3 3 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (9.52%) CSS
4 2 (9.52%) J2EE
4 2 (9.52%) HTML
4 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
4 2 (9.52%) Spring
4 2 (9.52%) HTML5
5 1 (4.76%) Akka
5 1 (4.76%) Play Framework
5 1 (4.76%) Apache Commons
5 1 (4.76%) JAX-RS
5 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (4.76%) CSS3
5 1 (4.76%) JSON
5 1 (4.76%) JSTL
5 1 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (9.52%) NHS
2 2 (9.52%) GIS
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Taxonomies
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Migration
3 5 (23.81%) UML
4 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
4 4 (19.05%) Scrum
5 3 (14.29%) Data Governance
5 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (14.29%) ETL
5 3 (14.29%) CRM
6 2 (9.52%) SOA
6 2 (9.52%) MVC
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) Data Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
6 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
3 1 (4.76%) Scala
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (14.29%) Windows Intune
2 2 (9.52%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Juniper
3 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.52%) HP
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