The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Newport 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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 23 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 8 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 6.40% 6.85% 6.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.21% 7.46% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
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£463 £463 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £463 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £463 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £451
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £61.25 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-26.53% +40.00%
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 Newport 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
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
111 67 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 88.80% 91.78% 91.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 32 41
Average daily rate £340 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Average hourly rate £31.88 £14.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Newport

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Newport region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) TDD
2 10 (35.71%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 9 (32.14%) PaaS
3 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
3 9 (32.14%) Workflow
3 9 (32.14%) Document Management
3 9 (32.14%) GAP Analysis
4 7 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 7 (25.00%) BPMN
5 5 (17.86%) Web Development
5 5 (17.86%) Spring
5 5 (17.86%) Process Management
5 5 (17.86%) Scrum
5 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
5 5 (17.86%) Web Services
5 5 (17.86%) OO
5 5 (17.86%) JBoss
5 5 (17.86%) SVG
5 5 (17.86%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (17.86%) Batik
5 5 (17.86%) Akka
5 5 (17.86%) Scala
5 5 (17.86%) CouchDB
5 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (17.86%) BDD
5 5 (17.86%) Play Framework
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 5 (17.86%) JBoss
1 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) Mule
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) PaaS
2 5 (17.86%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) CouchDB
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) QlikView
4 1 (3.57%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.57%) Star Schema
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Subversion
1 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.14%) MSI
3 1 (3.57%) ERwin
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Web Services
1 5 (17.86%) Spring
1 5 (17.86%) SVG
1 5 (17.86%) Batik
1 5 (17.86%) Akka
1 5 (17.86%) Play Framework
2 3 (10.71%) Java SE
3 2 (7.14%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
3 2 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.57%) HTML5
4 1 (3.57%) CSS3
4 1 (3.57%) JAX-RS
4 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.57%) Spring MVC
4 1 (3.57%) JAXB
4 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Commons
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) TDD
3 9 (32.14%) GAP Analysis
3 9 (32.14%) Workflow
3 9 (32.14%) Document Management
4 7 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 7 (25.00%) BPMN
5 5 (17.86%) Web Development
5 5 (17.86%) BDD
5 5 (17.86%) Process Management
5 5 (17.86%) Scrum
5 5 (17.86%) OO
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
7 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
7 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.71%) Migration
8 2 (7.14%) Service Management
8 2 (7.14%) MVC
8 2 (7.14%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) Scala
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) OCP
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) McAfee
2 1 (3.57%) Sourcefire
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