The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Wales region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 28 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 31 55 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.61% 7.80% 6.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.70% 8.12% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 41 26
Median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £385 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £508 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £83.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.84 £37.82 £47.00
% change year-on-year
+13.27% -19.53%
Architect
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 South Wales 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
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
544 677 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 98.37% 96.03% 96.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 514 406
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 18
Median hourly rate £12.38 £11.64 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.35% -16.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £8.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £21.00 £145.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South Wales region that featured Architect in the job title.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Architect
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -8 15 £494 +16.17% 5
Newport +19 10 £513 - 2
Bridgend - 1 £450 -
Architect
Wales

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 23 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 17 (26.56%) SC Cleared
4 16 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 15 (23.44%) CESG Certified Professional
6 13 (20.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (20.31%) CISSP
7 12 (18.75%) RMADS
8 11 (17.19%) Network Architecture
8 11 (17.19%) SAP
9 10 (15.63%) Windows
9 10 (15.63%) Service Management
10 9 (14.06%) TDD
11 8 (12.50%) Migration
11 8 (12.50%) Scrum
11 8 (12.50%) VMware
11 8 (12.50%) Citrix
11 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (12.50%) REST
11 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (12.50%) PaaS
11 8 (12.50%) Data Centre
12 7 (10.94%) SaaS
12 7 (10.94%) SAN
12 7 (10.94%) Python
12 7 (10.94%) Finance
12 7 (10.94%) TOGAF
13 6 (9.38%) Information Security
13 6 (9.38%) Java

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.13%) Apache Spark
1 2 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.13%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.56%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.56%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.56%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) PaaS
2 7 (10.94%) SaaS
3 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) SAN
2 4 (6.25%) Firewall
2 4 (6.25%) Internet
3 3 (4.69%) LAN
3 3 (4.69%) WAN
4 2 (3.13%) DHCP
4 2 (3.13%) DNS
4 2 (3.13%) FTP
5 1 (1.56%) Network Security
5 1 (1.56%) SSL
5 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.56%) Wireless
5 1 (1.56%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.56%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.56%) Big Data
3 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.56%) DataStage
3 1 (1.56%) HBase
3 1 (1.56%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (1.56%) OLAP
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (1.56%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.69%) Subversion
2 2 (3.13%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.56%) JIRA
3 1 (1.56%) JMeter
3 1 (1.56%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.56%) LoadUI
3 1 (1.56%) Ranorex
3 1 (1.56%) Selenium
3 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.56%) TestComplete
3 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Electronics
3 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Local Government
4 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) REST
2 3 (4.69%) .NET
2 3 (4.69%) SOAP
3 2 (3.13%) CSS
3 2 (3.13%) HTML
3 2 (3.13%) Middleware
4 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.56%) Play Framework
4 1 (1.56%) RESTful
4 1 (1.56%) Spring
4 1 (1.56%) WCF
4 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.25%) Data Structures
3 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.69%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.13%) Clustering
5 2 (3.13%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.13%) User Experience
6 1 (1.56%) CESG
6 1 (1.56%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Windows
2 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (9.38%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.69%) Linux
5 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 11 (17.19%) Network Architecture
4 10 (15.63%) Service Management
5 9 (14.06%) TDD
6 8 (12.50%) Migration
6 8 (12.50%) Scrum
7 7 (10.94%) TOGAF
8 6 (9.38%) Case Management
8 6 (9.38%) Information Security
8 6 (9.38%) Security Architecture
9 5 (7.81%) BDD
9 5 (7.81%) Data Modelling
9 5 (7.81%) Open Source
9 5 (7.81%) SOA
9 5 (7.81%) Zachman Framework
10 4 (6.25%) Automated Testing
10 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (6.25%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) Python
2 6 (9.38%) Java
3 5 (7.81%) Scala
4 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.13%) PHP
6 1 (1.56%) ABAP
6 1 (1.56%) C
6 1 (1.56%) C#
6 1 (1.56%) Perl
6 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 17 (26.56%) SC Cleared
3 15 (23.44%) CESG Certified Professional
4 13 (20.31%) CISSP
5 3 (4.69%) Degree
6 1 (1.56%) CCDP
6 1 (1.56%) CCIE
6 1 (1.56%) CCNP
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.56%) CLAS
6 1 (1.56%) ISEB
6 1 (1.56%) MCSE
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (18.75%) RMADS
3 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) XenApp
3 1 (1.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) SAP
2 8 (12.50%) Citrix
2 8 (12.50%) VMware
3 6 (9.38%) HP
3 6 (9.38%) NetApp
4 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.25%) Genesys
6 2 (3.13%) Cisco
6 2 (3.13%) Cloudera
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle
7 1 (1.56%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.56%) Actian
7 1 (1.56%) BT
7 1 (1.56%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.56%) Informatica
7 1 (1.56%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.56%) ParAccel
7 1 (1.56%) Sybase
7 1 (1.56%) Teradata
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