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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 28 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 31 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.32% 7.13% 6.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.62% 7.62% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 17
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +16.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £400 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -5.26%
Architect
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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
552 420 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 94.68% 93.54% 92.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 277 220
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.87 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.17% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.60 £11.25 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £18.00 £25.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 -5 18 £450 - 7
Newport -14 6 £369 -29.76% 1
Bridgend - 1 £270 - 1
Caerphilly - - - -
Architect
Wales

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 37 (46.25%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.00%) Java
2 24 (30.00%) Web Services
3 17 (21.25%) Finance
4 15 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 15 (18.75%) Scala
5 14 (17.50%) BDD
5 14 (17.50%) TDD
5 14 (17.50%) UML
6 13 (16.25%) OO
6 13 (16.25%) SOAP
7 12 (15.00%) SVG
7 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (15.00%) Batik
7 12 (15.00%) Web Development
7 12 (15.00%) Process Management
7 12 (15.00%) Akka
7 12 (15.00%) Play Framework
7 12 (15.00%) CouchDB
7 12 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (15.00%) SC Cleared
8 11 (13.75%) Document Management
8 11 (13.75%) Oracle
8 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
9 10 (12.50%) XML
10 9 (11.25%) TOGAF
10 9 (11.25%) Banking
10 9 (11.25%) GAP Analysis
10 9 (11.25%) Workflow

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 3 (3.75%) IIS
1 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
1 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.25%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS Project
2 2 (2.50%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.25%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
1 12 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.25%) PaaS
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) VoIP
1 2 (2.50%) Firewall
1 2 (2.50%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.00%) CouchDB
2 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.75%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.75%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.50%) QlikView
7 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.25%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Ant
1 5 (6.25%) JUnit
1 5 (6.25%) Maven
1 5 (6.25%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (2.50%) MSI
3 1 (1.25%) JIRA
General
1 17 (21.25%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Marketing
4 2 (2.50%) Games
4 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.00%) Web Services
2 13 (16.25%) SOAP
3 12 (15.00%) SVG
3 12 (15.00%) Batik
3 12 (15.00%) Akka
3 12 (15.00%) Play Framework
4 10 (12.50%) XML
5 8 (10.00%) REST
6 7 (8.75%) Hibernate
6 7 (8.75%) Spring
7 6 (7.50%) .NET
8 5 (6.25%) J2EE
8 5 (6.25%) Java EE
8 5 (6.25%) JPA
9 4 (5.00%) Spring Web Flow
9 4 (5.00%) Struts
9 4 (5.00%) JMS
10 3 (3.75%) Middleware
11 2 (2.50%) JSON
11 2 (2.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Open Source
2 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.00%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.75%) NHS
3 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.75%) AS400
4 2 (2.50%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.50%) GIS
4 2 (2.50%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) Linux
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (46.25%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.50%) TDD
2 14 (17.50%) UML
2 14 (17.50%) BDD
3 13 (16.25%) OO
4 12 (15.00%) Process Management
4 12 (15.00%) Web Development
5 11 (13.75%) Document Management
6 9 (11.25%) TOGAF
6 9 (11.25%) Scrum
6 9 (11.25%) Workflow
6 9 (11.25%) GAP Analysis
7 7 (8.75%) BPMN
8 6 (7.50%) Data Modelling
8 6 (7.50%) Migration
8 6 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.25%) ITIL
9 5 (6.25%) MVC
9 5 (6.25%) Project Management
9 5 (6.25%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.00%) Java
2 15 (18.75%) Scala
3 2 (2.50%) SQL
4 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.25%) C#
4 1 (1.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.00%) Degree
4 2 (2.50%) CCA
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.25%) OCP
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.25%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) CCNP
5 1 (1.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
1 2 (2.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) SCCM
1 1 (1.25%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.75%) Oracle
3 6 (7.50%) Citrix
4 3 (3.75%) Cisco
4 3 (3.75%) VMware
5 2 (2.50%) HP
5 2 (2.50%) EMC
5 2 (2.50%) NetApp
5 2 (2.50%) Symantec
6 1 (1.25%) Remedy
6 1 (1.25%) CA
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