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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 20 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 61 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.20% 5.15% 6.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.53% 5.43% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 21 15
Average daily rate
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£444 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £356 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £589 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £499 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £54.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.18% +54.28%
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
640 534 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.53% 94.85% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 391 278
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 17 27
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.30 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £51.25 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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 +14 51 £431 -9.21% 7
Newport -1 7 £488 +30.00%
Neath Port Talbot - 2 £500 -
Architect
Wales

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 18 (20.22%) TOGAF
2 17 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (16.85%) Oracle
3 15 (16.85%) Microsoft
4 14 (15.73%) Finance
4 14 (15.73%) Migration
5 13 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (14.61%) SQL Server
5 13 (14.61%) J2EE
5 13 (14.61%) ETL
6 12 (13.48%) Linux
6 12 (13.48%) Java
7 11 (12.36%) Windows
7 11 (12.36%) Data Modelling
7 11 (12.36%) Red Hat
7 11 (12.36%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
7 11 (12.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (12.36%) Hyper-V
8 10 (11.24%) Internet
8 10 (11.24%) SAN
9 9 (10.11%) CISSP
9 9 (10.11%) Middleware
9 9 (10.11%) HP
9 9 (10.11%) UML
9 9 (10.11%) RMADS
9 9 (10.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (10.11%) Risk Management
9 9 (10.11%) GIS
9 9 (10.11%) VMware

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (7.87%) JBoss
2 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.62%) ArcGIS
3 3 (3.37%) Lync
3 3 (3.37%) SAS
3 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.37%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.25%) ArcSDE
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.12%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.49%) SaaS
3 2 (2.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.24%) SAN
1 10 (11.24%) Internet
2 3 (3.37%) HTTP
2 3 (3.37%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.37%) DNS
3 2 (2.25%) Firewall
3 2 (2.25%) VLAN
3 2 (2.25%) Network Security
3 2 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.49%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.12%) Big Data
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.12%) SAP BI
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.12%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Maven
1 5 (5.62%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.37%) WebLogic Workshop
3 2 (2.25%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.25%) Toad
3 2 (2.25%) JDeveloper
3 2 (2.25%) Hudson
3 2 (2.25%) Apache Continuum
3 2 (2.25%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (15.73%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Retail
3 5 (5.62%) Billing
4 3 (3.37%) Legal
5 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.25%) Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.61%) J2EE
2 9 (10.11%) Middleware
3 5 (5.62%) HTML
4 3 (3.37%) .NET
4 3 (3.37%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (2.25%) WebCenter
5 2 (2.25%) XML
5 2 (2.25%) XHTML
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (1.12%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.12%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) GIS
1 9 (10.11%) RMADS
2 8 (8.99%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.87%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.62%) Data Integration
6 4 (4.49%) Taxonomies
7 3 (3.37%) LIMS
7 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.25%) Mainframe
8 2 (2.25%) Clustering
8 2 (2.25%) NHS
8 2 (2.25%) Reference Data
9 1 (1.12%) FMCG
9 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.48%) Linux
2 11 (12.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (12.36%) Windows
3 7 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.22%) TOGAF
2 17 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.73%) Migration
4 13 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (14.61%) ETL
5 11 (12.36%) Data Modelling
5 11 (12.36%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (10.11%) UML
6 9 (10.11%) Risk Management
7 8 (8.99%) ITIL
7 8 (8.99%) Network Architecture
7 8 (8.99%) Data Governance
8 7 (7.87%) Data Architecture
8 7 (7.87%) Project Management
9 6 (6.74%) Data Management
9 6 (6.74%) Practice Management
9 6 (6.74%) Product Management
9 6 (6.74%) Business Development
10 5 (5.62%) Performance Testing
10 5 (5.62%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.48%) Java
2 6 (6.74%) SQL
3 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.12%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.11%) CISSP
3 8 (8.99%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.25%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 11 (12.36%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.49%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (16.85%) Oracle
1 15 (16.85%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.36%) Red Hat
3 9 (10.11%) VMware
3 9 (10.11%) HP
4 7 (7.87%) Dell
5 6 (6.74%) 3PAR
5 6 (6.74%) PayPal
5 6 (6.74%) WorldPay
6 5 (5.62%) IBM
6 5 (5.62%) ESRI
7 4 (4.49%) Cisco
7 4 (4.49%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.25%) Micro Focus
8 2 (2.25%) F5
8 2 (2.25%) SAP
8 2 (2.25%) Juniper
9 1 (1.12%) Informatica
9 1 (1.12%) Cognos
9 1 (1.12%) Teradata
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