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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 28 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 36 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.69% 3.37% 3.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.92% 3.60% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 9
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£475 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £546 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-13.06% -2.22%
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
520 389 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.65% 93.51% 92.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 202 229
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 38 28
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.16 £15.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.27% +6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.80 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £24.70 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Newport +10 21 £475 -6.86%
Cardiff -6 14 £450 +5.88% 3
Bridgend - - - -
Glamorgan - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Architect
Wales

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.99%) SQL Server
3 20 (28.17%) Security Cleared
4 17 (23.94%) Java
5 16 (22.54%) Oracle
6 15 (21.13%) UML
6 15 (21.13%) XML
6 15 (21.13%) Data Modelling
7 13 (18.31%) .NET
7 13 (18.31%) SOAP
7 13 (18.31%) SC Cleared
8 12 (16.90%) REST
8 12 (16.90%) Web Services
8 12 (16.90%) SOA
8 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
9 10 (14.08%) Scrum
9 10 (14.08%) Relational Database
10 9 (12.68%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (11.27%) Tomcat
11 8 (11.27%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (11.27%) Migration
11 8 (11.27%) TDD
11 8 (11.27%) Spring
11 8 (11.27%) Logical Data Model
11 8 (11.27%) Open Source
12 7 (9.86%) Middleware
13 6 (8.45%) Cisco
13 6 (8.45%) ITIL
13 6 (8.45%) SQL
13 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (11.27%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.04%) JBoss
3 3 (4.23%) Lync
3 3 (4.23%) IIS
3 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.41%) Mule
5 1 (1.41%) FileNet
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.41%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.41%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Network Security
1 3 (4.23%) NAS
1 3 (4.23%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (4.23%) Firewall
1 3 (4.23%) Wireless
1 3 (4.23%) IP Telephony
1 3 (4.23%) WAN
1 3 (4.23%) LAN
1 3 (4.23%) MPLS
1 3 (4.23%) SAN
2 1 (1.41%) HTTP
2 1 (1.41%) SMS
2 1 (1.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.99%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.08%) Relational Database
3 8 (11.27%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.23%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.82%) QlikView
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.41%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.41%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.41%) DTS
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.41%) MySQL
8 1 (1.41%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Subversion
1 4 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.82%) MSI
2 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.41%) ERwin
General
1 6 (8.45%) Back Office
2 5 (7.04%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.13%) XML
2 13 (18.31%) .NET
2 13 (18.31%) SOAP
3 12 (16.90%) REST
3 12 (16.90%) Web Services
4 8 (11.27%) Spring
5 7 (9.86%) Middleware
6 5 (7.04%) HTML
7 4 (5.63%) Hibernate
7 4 (5.63%) HTML5
8 3 (4.23%) JSON
8 3 (4.23%) Java SE
8 3 (4.23%) CSS
9 2 (2.82%) J2EE
9 2 (2.82%) RESTful
9 2 (2.82%) iXBRL
9 2 (2.82%) jQuery
10 1 (1.41%) Spring MVC
10 1 (1.41%) JSTL
10 1 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Open Source
2 6 (8.45%) NHS
3 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.23%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.82%) Taxonomies
5 2 (2.82%) CESG
5 2 (2.82%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (2.82%) GIS
5 2 (2.82%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.82%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.82%) RMADS
6 1 (1.41%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.41%) User Experience
6 1 (1.41%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Windows
2 2 (2.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.13%) UML
2 15 (21.13%) Data Modelling
3 12 (16.90%) SOA
4 10 (14.08%) Scrum
5 9 (12.68%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (11.27%) Migration
6 8 (11.27%) TDD
6 8 (11.27%) Logical Data Model
7 6 (8.45%) ITIL
7 6 (8.45%) Information Architecture
7 6 (8.45%) Data Governance
7 6 (8.45%) BPMN
8 5 (7.04%) Data Architecture
8 5 (7.04%) Line Management
8 5 (7.04%) Identity Management
8 5 (7.04%) Workflow
8 5 (7.04%) ETL
9 4 (5.63%) CRM
9 4 (5.63%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.94%) Java
2 6 (8.45%) SQL
3 3 (4.23%) Scala
3 3 (4.23%) C#
4 1 (1.41%) Ruby
4 1 (1.41%) C++
4 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (28.17%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.31%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) CCA
3 2 (2.82%) CISSP
3 2 (2.82%) Degree
3 2 (2.82%) CISM
4 1 (1.41%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.41%) OCP
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
1 3 (4.23%) Shibboleth
2 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Windows Intune
1 3 (4.23%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.82%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.41%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 16 (22.54%) Oracle
2 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.45%) Cisco
4 3 (4.23%) CheckPoint
4 3 (4.23%) Citrix
4 3 (4.23%) Juniper
5 2 (2.82%) HP
6 1 (1.41%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.41%) Cognos
6 1 (1.41%) Remedy
6 1 (1.41%) McAfee
6 1 (1.41%) CA
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 25 days ago
Cardiff
Church International
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago