The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 31 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 34 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.20% 3.74% 3.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.48% 4.03% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £505 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.89% +44.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £414 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £63.93 £47.00
% change year-on-year
-29.60% +36.01%
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
525 372 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.80% 92.77% 92.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 202 210
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 34 26
Average hourly rate £12.21 £15.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £12.50 £10.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £19.17 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

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 26 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -3 16 £425 -10.52% 4
Newport -2 15 £475 -6.86% 3
Bridgend - 1 £375 -
Glamorgan - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Architect
Wales

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 28 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 17 (26.98%) Data Modelling
4 16 (25.40%) Java
4 16 (25.40%) Oracle
5 15 (23.81%) Security Cleared
6 14 (22.22%) XML
7 13 (20.63%) UML
7 13 (20.63%) SOAP
7 13 (20.63%) Web Services
8 12 (19.05%) REST
9 11 (17.46%) SOA
9 11 (17.46%) .NET
10 10 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (15.87%) Scrum
10 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
10 10 (15.87%) Relational Database
11 9 (14.29%) TDD
11 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 9 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (12.70%) Tomcat
12 8 (12.70%) Spring
12 8 (12.70%) Logical Data Model
12 8 (12.70%) Data Governance
12 8 (12.70%) Open Source
13 7 (11.11%) Data Architecture
13 7 (11.11%) Middleware
14 6 (9.52%) Windows
14 6 (9.52%) BPMN
14 6 (9.52%) Information Architecture

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 8 (12.70%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.94%) JBoss
3 3 (4.76%) IIS
4 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.59%) Mule
5 1 (1.59%) Apache
5 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.59%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.59%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Firewall
1 2 (3.17%) VoIP
2 1 (1.59%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.87%) Relational Database
3 9 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (6.35%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.17%) QlikView
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.17%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (3.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.59%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.59%) DTS
7 1 (1.59%) MySQL
7 1 (1.59%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.59%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Subversion
1 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.17%) MSI
3 1 (1.59%) ERwin
General
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Back Office
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) XML
2 13 (20.63%) SOAP
2 13 (20.63%) Web Services
3 12 (19.05%) REST
4 11 (17.46%) .NET
5 8 (12.70%) Spring
6 7 (11.11%) Middleware
7 5 (7.94%) HTML
8 4 (6.35%) Hibernate
8 4 (6.35%) HTML5
9 3 (4.76%) CSS
9 3 (4.76%) Java SE
9 3 (4.76%) JSON
10 2 (3.17%) jQuery
10 2 (3.17%) J2EE
10 2 (3.17%) Akka
10 2 (3.17%) Play Framework
10 2 (3.17%) iXBRL
10 2 (3.17%) RESTful
11 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Open Source
2 5 (7.94%) NHS
2 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.17%) Taxonomies
4 2 (3.17%) GIS
4 2 (3.17%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (3.17%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.59%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.59%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) UNIX
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.98%) Data Modelling
3 13 (20.63%) UML
4 11 (17.46%) SOA
5 10 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (15.87%) Scrum
6 9 (14.29%) TDD
7 8 (12.70%) Logical Data Model
7 8 (12.70%) Data Governance
8 7 (11.11%) Data Architecture
9 6 (9.52%) BPMN
9 6 (9.52%) Information Architecture
10 5 (7.94%) Line Management
10 5 (7.94%) ETL
10 5 (7.94%) Workflow
11 4 (6.35%) Migration
11 4 (6.35%) Asset Management
11 4 (6.35%) Content Management
11 4 (6.35%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.40%) Java
2 4 (6.35%) Scala
3 2 (3.17%) SQL
3 2 (3.17%) C#
4 1 (1.59%) C++
4 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) CCA
4 1 (1.59%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.59%) OCP
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (1.59%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) Oracle
2 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.76%) Citrix
4 2 (3.17%) HP
5 1 (1.59%) Remedy
5 1 (1.59%) McAfee
5 1 (1.59%) CA
5 1 (1.59%) Sourcefire
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