The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cardiff region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 42 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.79% 0.40% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.43% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£438 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 - £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 - £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £445 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.98% +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+158.18% +1.85%
Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
371 235 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.38% 92.89% 96.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 147 119
Average daily rate £350 £319 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% -20.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.87 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.94% -0.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Architect
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Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Architect across the Cardiff region.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect across the Cardiff region.

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) OO
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
1 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) Zend
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) Scala
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) Akka
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) JPA
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) Akka
2 3 (50.00%) Play Framework
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) JPA
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
1 4 (66.67%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Scala
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle