The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Wales region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 29 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 33 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.46% 4.20% 4.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.72% 4.55% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 15
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£525 £475 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £315 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £35.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +31.48%
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
577 396 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.53% 92.31% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 242 236
Average daily rate £350 £325 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Architect
Wales

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 30 July 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 30 July 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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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
Newport -3 20 £525 - 1
Cardiff -5 13 £513 +40.41% 4
Bridgend - - - -
Caerphilly - - - - 1
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Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 24 (33.80%) Java
2 23 (32.39%) Web Services
3 17 (23.94%) Finance
3 17 (23.94%) BDD
4 16 (22.54%) Scala
4 16 (22.54%) OO
5 15 (21.13%) TDD
5 15 (21.13%) Akka
5 15 (21.13%) Play Framework
6 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
7 12 (16.90%) SC Cleared
7 12 (16.90%) CouchDB
7 12 (16.90%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (16.90%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (16.90%) Batik
7 12 (16.90%) Web Development
7 12 (16.90%) Process Management
7 12 (16.90%) SVG
8 11 (15.49%) Scrum
9 10 (14.08%) Hibernate
9 10 (14.08%) MVC
9 10 (14.08%) Spring
9 10 (14.08%) J2EE
10 9 (12.68%) Banking
10 9 (12.68%) TOGAF
10 9 (12.68%) Document Management
10 9 (12.68%) GAP Analysis
10 9 (12.68%) Workflow
10 9 (12.68%) PaaS
11 7 (9.86%) JPA

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.41%) Lync
2 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Project
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.41%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.90%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (16.90%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (12.68%) PaaS
3 1 (1.41%) IaaS
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Firewall
1 2 (2.82%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) SMS
2 1 (1.41%) VoIP
2 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) CouchDB
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.82%) QlikView
4 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.41%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Apache Ivy
1 7 (9.86%) Maven
1 7 (9.86%) Ant
1 7 (9.86%) JUnit
2 2 (2.82%) MSI
3 1 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 17 (23.94%) Finance
2 9 (12.68%) Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Retail
4 2 (2.82%) Games
4 2 (2.82%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (32.39%) Web Services
2 15 (21.13%) Akka
2 15 (21.13%) Play Framework
3 12 (16.90%) Batik
3 12 (16.90%) SVG
4 10 (14.08%) Hibernate
4 10 (14.08%) Spring
4 10 (14.08%) J2EE
5 7 (9.86%) JPA
5 7 (9.86%) Java EE
5 7 (9.86%) SOAP
6 6 (8.45%) Struts
6 6 (8.45%) JMS
6 6 (8.45%) Spring Web Flow
7 4 (5.63%) REST
8 3 (4.23%) HTML5
8 3 (4.23%) JSON
8 3 (4.23%) HTML
8 3 (4.23%) CSS
9 1 (1.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Mathematics
1 6 (8.45%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.63%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (4.23%) Open Source
3 3 (4.23%) AS400
4 2 (2.82%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.41%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.41%) GIS
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.82%) Linux
2 1 (1.41%) UNIX
2 1 (1.41%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) BDD
2 16 (22.54%) OO
3 15 (21.13%) TDD
4 12 (16.90%) Web Development
4 12 (16.90%) Process Management
5 11 (15.49%) Scrum
6 10 (14.08%) MVC
7 9 (12.68%) TOGAF
7 9 (12.68%) Document Management
7 9 (12.68%) GAP Analysis
7 9 (12.68%) Workflow
8 7 (9.86%) BPMN
8 7 (9.86%) UML
9 6 (8.45%) Mobile Commerce
9 6 (8.45%) ITIL
9 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (8.45%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.04%) Migration
10 5 (7.04%) Data Modelling
10 5 (7.04%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (33.80%) Java
2 16 (22.54%) Scala
3 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.82%) SQL
5 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.41%) C
5 1 (1.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.90%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.45%) Degree
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.41%) OCP
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.41%) CCNP
4 1 (1.41%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle
3 3 (4.23%) Zend
3 3 (4.23%) VMware
3 3 (4.23%) Cisco
3 3 (4.23%) Citrix
4 2 (2.82%) NetApp
4 2 (2.82%) HP
4 2 (2.82%) EMC
4 2 (2.82%) Symantec
5 1 (1.41%) SAP
5 1 (1.41%) Remedy
5 1 (1.41%) CA
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