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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 28 18 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 27 58 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.31% 8.71% 4.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.38% 8.98% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 39 21
Median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £382 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £525 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £495 £490
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +1.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £76.50 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £66.00
% change year-on-year
-24.36% -9.84%
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
502 646 578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 98.82% 97.00% 97.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 479 426
Median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 29 16
Median hourly rate £12.35 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.78% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £9.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.95 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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
Newport +7 18 £500 +11.11%
Cardiff -15 6 £430 -4.44% 2
Architect
Wales

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
3 15 (35.71%) CESG Certified Professional
4 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 13 (30.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (30.95%) CISSP
6 12 (28.57%) Risk Management
6 12 (28.57%) RMADS
7 11 (26.19%) Network Architecture
8 8 (19.05%) Scrum
8 8 (19.05%) REST
8 8 (19.05%) PaaS
9 7 (16.67%) TDD
9 7 (16.67%) SaaS
10 6 (14.29%) Case Management
10 6 (14.29%) TOGAF
10 6 (14.29%) Security Architecture
10 6 (14.29%) Finance
10 6 (14.29%) Service Management
10 6 (14.29%) Java
11 5 (11.90%) SOA
11 5 (11.90%) Open Source
12 4 (9.52%) Zachman Framework
12 4 (9.52%) Kanban
12 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
12 4 (9.52%) Python
12 4 (9.52%) Internet
13 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
13 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
13 3 (7.14%) ITIL

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 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) PaaS
2 7 (16.67%) SaaS
3 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Internet
2 3 (7.14%) WAN
3 2 (4.76%) FTP
3 2 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (2.38%) Firewall
4 1 (2.38%) SAN
4 1 (2.38%) SSL
4 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.38%) Wireless
4 1 (2.38%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.38%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) JMeter
2 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.38%) LoadUI
2 1 (2.38%) Ranorex
2 1 (2.38%) Selenium
2 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.38%) TestComplete
2 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Electronics
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) REST
2 3 (7.14%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) SOAP
3 2 (4.76%) Middleware
4 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.38%) Play Framework
4 1 (2.38%) RESTful
4 1 (2.38%) Spring
4 1 (2.38%) WCF
4 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Public Cloud
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Cryptography
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) CESG
3 1 (2.38%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 11 (26.19%) Network Architecture
4 8 (19.05%) Scrum
5 7 (16.67%) TDD
6 6 (14.29%) Case Management
6 6 (14.29%) Security Architecture
6 6 (14.29%) Service Management
6 6 (14.29%) TOGAF
7 5 (11.90%) Open Source
7 5 (11.90%) SOA
8 4 (9.52%) Kanban
8 4 (9.52%) Zachman Framework
9 3 (7.14%) BDD
9 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (7.14%) ITIL
9 3 (7.14%) Re-Platforming
10 2 (4.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) Java
2 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.52%) Python
3 3 (7.14%) Scala
4 2 (4.76%) PHP
5 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 15 (35.71%) CESG Certified Professional
3 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 13 (30.95%) CISSP
5 1 (2.38%) CCDP
5 1 (2.38%) CCIE
5 1 (2.38%) CCNP
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.38%) CLAS
5 1 (2.38%) ISEB
5 1 (2.38%) MCSE
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (28.57%) RMADS
3 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Cloudera
2 2 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (2.38%) BT
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco
3 1 (2.38%) Genesys
Cardiff
Recruit121
Rate: €70 - €80 per hour + Expenses
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Posted: 6 days ago