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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 28 50 29
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 38 21 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.99% 3.49% 6.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.20% 3.63% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 31
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £412 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £505 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £39.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+27.38% -7.64%
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
613 578 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.69% 96.17% 96.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 442 385
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £263 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 25 34
Median hourly rate £15.77 £14.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.35 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +17 18 £500 +5.26% 3
Newport +8 11 £550 - 3
Bridgend -4 2 £450 -5.26%
Architect
Wales

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.76%) Security Cleared
3 15 (22.73%) SAP
4 13 (19.70%) SC Cleared
5 11 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 10 (15.15%) TDD
6 10 (15.15%) Service Management
6 10 (15.15%) Migration
6 10 (15.15%) Windows
6 10 (15.15%) CESG Certified Professional
7 9 (13.64%) Finance
7 9 (13.64%) VMware
7 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (12.12%) PaaS
8 8 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (12.12%) Citrix
8 8 (12.12%) CISSP
8 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (12.12%) Data Centre
9 7 (10.61%) SAN
9 7 (10.61%) TOGAF
9 7 (10.61%) RMADS
9 7 (10.61%) Hadoop
9 7 (10.61%) SaaS
9 7 (10.61%) Data Structures
10 6 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (9.09%) BDD
10 6 (9.09%) REST
10 6 (9.09%) Scala

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 4 (6.06%) Apache Pig
2 3 (4.55%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.03%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.52%) Apache
4 1 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.52%) Confluence
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.52%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.52%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.12%) PaaS
2 7 (10.61%) SaaS
3 6 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.52%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) SAN
2 3 (4.55%) Firewall
3 2 (3.03%) DHCP
3 2 (3.03%) DNS
3 2 (3.03%) Internet
3 2 (3.03%) Kerberos
3 2 (3.03%) LAN
3 2 (3.03%) WAN
4 1 (1.52%) Network Security
4 1 (1.52%) SSL
4 1 (1.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.58%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.06%) Apache Hive
3 4 (6.06%) Big Data
3 4 (6.06%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.55%) HBase
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.52%) DataStage
6 1 (1.52%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (1.52%) OLAP
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.52%) QlikView
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.52%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.52%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.52%) JIRA
2 1 (1.52%) JMeter
2 1 (1.52%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.52%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (1.52%) Selenium
2 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.52%) Subversion
2 1 (1.52%) The Grinder
2 1 (1.52%) WinRunner
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.55%) Publishing
2 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.03%) Electronics
3 2 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Advertising
4 1 (1.52%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) REST
2 2 (3.03%) CSS
2 2 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (1.52%) J2EE
3 1 (1.52%) Kafka
3 1 (1.52%) MCollective
3 1 (1.52%) Play Framework
3 1 (1.52%) RESTful
3 1 (1.52%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.52%) SOAP
3 1 (1.52%) Spring
3 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.61%) Data Structures
3 6 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.55%) Clustering
5 3 (4.55%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.03%) Cryptography
6 2 (3.03%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.03%) User Experience
7 1 (1.52%) CESG
7 1 (1.52%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) Windows
2 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.55%) Linux
6 2 (3.03%) Unix
7 1 (1.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 10 (15.15%) Migration
3 10 (15.15%) Service Management
3 10 (15.15%) TDD
4 7 (10.61%) TOGAF
5 6 (9.09%) BDD
5 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.09%) Case Management
5 6 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 6 (9.09%) Information Security
5 6 (9.09%) Network Architecture
5 6 (9.09%) Scrum
6 5 (7.58%) DevOps
7 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (6.06%) MapReduce
7 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.06%) Open Source
7 4 (6.06%) SDLC
7 4 (6.06%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) Java
1 6 (9.09%) Python
1 6 (9.09%) Scala
2 4 (6.06%) SQL
3 2 (3.03%) C
4 1 (1.52%) ABAP
4 1 (1.52%) Groovy
4 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.52%) Perl
4 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) Security Cleared
2 13 (19.70%) SC Cleared
3 10 (15.15%) CESG Certified Professional
4 8 (12.12%) CISSP
5 3 (4.55%) Degree
6 2 (3.03%) ISEB
7 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.52%) CLAS
7 1 (1.52%) MCSE
7 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (10.61%) RMADS
3 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.55%) HDFS
3 2 (3.03%) XenApp
4 1 (1.52%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.52%) Docker
4 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.52%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Puppet
2 1 (1.52%) Ambari
2 1 (1.52%) Ansible
2 1 (1.52%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.52%) Nessus
2 1 (1.52%) Oozie
2 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.52%) Packer
2 1 (1.52%) Rundeck
2 1 (1.52%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.52%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 15 (22.73%) SAP
2 9 (13.64%) VMware
3 8 (12.12%) Citrix
4 6 (9.09%) HP
4 6 (9.09%) NetApp
5 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.06%) Cloudera
6 4 (6.06%) Oracle
7 3 (4.55%) Genesys
8 2 (3.03%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.52%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.52%) Cisco
9 1 (1.52%) IBM
9 1 (1.52%) Informatica
9 1 (1.52%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.52%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.52%) Siebel
9 1 (1.52%) Sybase
9 1 (1.52%) Symantec