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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 45 39 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 16 24 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.43% 4.62% 7.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.56% 4.76% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 34
Median daily rate £450 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £425 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £73.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.91 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+26.74% -
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
450 504 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.57% 97.11% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 374 386
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 23 22
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% +8.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -11 11 £450 - 1
Newport +16 5 £488 -15.21%
Architect
Wales

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) UML
3 5 (20.00%) CISSP
3 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 5 (20.00%) RMADS
3 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 5 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 5 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Finance
4 3 (12.00%) Scrum
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.00%) Internet
4 3 (12.00%) SOA
4 3 (12.00%) Java
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) .NET
4 3 (12.00%) SOAP
5 2 (8.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.00%) LAN
5 2 (8.00%) WAN
5 2 (8.00%) Python
5 2 (8.00%) Windows
5 2 (8.00%) Linux

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) FTP
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) MPLS
3 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) Wireless
3 1 (4.00%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) JMeter
2 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.00%) LoadUI
2 1 (4.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
1 3 (12.00%) SOAP
2 2 (8.00%) Middleware
2 2 (8.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.00%) WCF
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 5 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 5 (20.00%) UML
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Scrum
4 3 (12.00%) SOA
5 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.00%) EAI
5 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Open Source
5 2 (8.00%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Java
1 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.00%) PHP
2 2 (8.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 5 (20.00%) CISSP
1 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) CCNP
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) CCDP
3 1 (4.00%) CCIE
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (20.00%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) Avaya
3 1 (4.00%) BT
3 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Genesys
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