The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Newport 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 14 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 11 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 9.09% 6.45% 16.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.91% 6.67% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 6
Average daily rate £525 £338 £446
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -24.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £55.00 £40.07
% change year-on-year
-19.54% +37.25%
Job Titles Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
111 60 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 91.74% 96.77% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 35 27
Average daily rate £375 £300 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £200 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Architect
South Wales

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (62.50%) TDD
2 9 (56.25%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) Web Services
2 9 (56.25%) OO
2 9 (56.25%) Scala
2 9 (56.25%) BDD
2 9 (56.25%) Akka
2 9 (56.25%) Play Framework
3 6 (37.50%) Web Development
3 6 (37.50%) CouchDB
3 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (37.50%) SVG
3 6 (37.50%) Process Management
3 6 (37.50%) Batik
3 6 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) SOA
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) J2EE
5 3 (18.75%) CSS
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) MVC
5 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
5 3 (18.75%) JSON
5 3 (18.75%) Spring
5 3 (18.75%) Zend
5 3 (18.75%) Open Source
5 3 (18.75%) HTML5
5 3 (18.75%) REST

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (6.25%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) CouchDB
2 1 (6.25%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MSI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Web Services
1 9 (56.25%) Akka
1 9 (56.25%) Play Framework
2 6 (37.50%) SVG
2 6 (37.50%) Batik
3 3 (18.75%) J2EE
3 3 (18.75%) CSS
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
3 3 (18.75%) JSON
3 3 (18.75%) Spring
3 3 (18.75%) HTML5
3 3 (18.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) TDD
2 9 (56.25%) OO
2 9 (56.25%) BDD
3 6 (37.50%) Web Development
3 6 (37.50%) Process Management
4 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) SOA
5 3 (18.75%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) Time Management
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management
7 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.25%) Product Management
7 1 (6.25%) Kanban
7 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.25%) User Stories
7 1 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
1 9 (56.25%) Scala
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Zend