The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 31 33 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 14 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.68% 2.18% 4.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.78% 2.33% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £463 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +10.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £493 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+158.18% -29.48%
Technical 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
370 258 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.37% 93.82% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 184 113
Average daily rate £350 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £223 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 8
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 £13.50 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £106.90 £19.17 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 September 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 9 (56.25%) XML
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
1 9 (56.25%) SOAP
1 9 (56.25%) UML
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (56.25%) REST
2 8 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) Web Services
3 7 (43.75%) Open Source
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
6 3 (18.75%) Information Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) Spring
6 3 (18.75%) NHS
6 3 (18.75%) Middleware
6 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
7 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 2 (12.50%) Windows
7 2 (12.50%) HTML
7 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
7 2 (12.50%) TDD
7 2 (12.50%) Kanban
7 2 (12.50%) HTML5
7 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
7 2 (12.50%) iXBRL

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Ant
1 1 (6.25%) JUnit
1 1 (6.25%) Maven
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Ivy
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) SOAP
1 9 (56.25%) XML
1 9 (56.25%) REST
2 7 (43.75%) Web Services
3 6 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (18.75%) Middleware
4 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
4 3 (18.75%) Spring
5 2 (12.50%) HTML
5 2 (12.50%) JSON
5 2 (12.50%) RESTful
5 2 (12.50%) HTML5
5 2 (12.50%) iXBRL
6 1 (6.25%) JPA
6 1 (6.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Open Source
2 3 (18.75%) NHS
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
3 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) UML
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Information Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Line Management
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Kanban
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) Document Management
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Web Design
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
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