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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 42 23 34
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 7 32 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.57% 5.89% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 6.34% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 3
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£425 £500 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +48.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £473
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -18.18%
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
410 505 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 92.13% 93.00% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 298 180
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 18
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £105.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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
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 30 March 2015. 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
Cardiff -7 5 £425 -15.00% 3
Torfaen - 1 - -
Newport - - - - 2
Glamorgan - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Caerphilly - - - - 2
Architect
Wales

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 15 (36.59%) Data Modelling
3 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
4 11 (26.83%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (24.39%) Java
5 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
5 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (24.39%) Scrum
6 9 (21.95%) SOA
7 8 (19.51%) Migration
7 8 (19.51%) Data Governance
7 8 (19.51%) Logical Data Model
8 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
9 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (14.63%) Cisco
9 6 (14.63%) Back Office
9 6 (14.63%) Spring
9 6 (14.63%) TDD
9 6 (14.63%) BPMN
10 5 (12.20%) Identity Management
10 5 (12.20%) ETL
10 5 (12.20%) JBoss
10 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
10 5 (12.20%) SQL
10 5 (12.20%) .NET
11 4 (9.76%) CRM
11 4 (9.76%) Oracle

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
1 5 (12.20%) JBoss
2 3 (7.32%) Lync
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) FileNet
3 1 (2.44%) Mule
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.32%) SaaS
3 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) SAN
1 3 (7.32%) MPLS
1 3 (7.32%) Firewall
1 3 (7.32%) Wireless
1 3 (7.32%) IP Telephony
1 3 (7.32%) Network Security
1 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (7.32%) NAS
1 3 (7.32%) LAN
1 3 (7.32%) WAN
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.83%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (9.76%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.44%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.44%) MySQL
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.44%) DTS
6 1 (2.44%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Subversion
1 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.44%) Toad
3 1 (2.44%) ERwin
General
1 6 (14.63%) Back Office
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) Spring
2 5 (12.20%) .NET
3 3 (7.32%) CSS
3 3 (7.32%) Middleware
3 3 (7.32%) Java SE
3 3 (7.32%) HTML
4 2 (4.88%) jQuery
4 2 (4.88%) HTML5
4 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.88%) XML
4 2 (4.88%) J2EE
5 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.44%) EJB
5 1 (2.44%) JSP
5 1 (2.44%) Servlets
5 1 (2.44%) SOAP
5 1 (2.44%) Web Services
5 1 (2.44%) WSDL
5 1 (2.44%) XML Schema
5 1 (2.44%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Taxonomies
1 4 (9.76%) GIS
2 2 (4.88%) CESG
2 2 (4.88%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (4.88%) RMADS
3 1 (2.44%) Open Source
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
1 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
1 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) Data Modelling
3 10 (24.39%) Scrum
4 9 (21.95%) SOA
5 8 (19.51%) Migration
5 8 (19.51%) Data Governance
5 8 (19.51%) Logical Data Model
6 6 (14.63%) BPMN
6 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (14.63%) TDD
7 5 (12.20%) Identity Management
7 5 (12.20%) ETL
8 4 (9.76%) CRM
8 4 (9.76%) Workflow
8 4 (9.76%) Data Migration
8 4 (9.76%) Data Architecture
8 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.76%) Content Management
8 4 (9.76%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) Java
2 5 (12.20%) SQL
3 3 (7.32%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.44%) Ruby
4 1 (2.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
2 10 (24.39%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) CISSP
3 2 (4.88%) CISM
3 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
1 3 (7.32%) Shibboleth
2 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Windows Intune
1 3 (7.32%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) Cisco
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle
4 3 (7.32%) Juniper
4 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.44%) McAfee
5 1 (2.44%) VMware
5 1 (2.44%) Sourcefire
5 1 (2.44%) Cognos
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix