The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architecture
Wales / South Wales
Rank - 59 53
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.19% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.23% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £335 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £355 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -16.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
386 434 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 80.08% 83.95% 74.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 327 261
Median daily rate £400 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 15
Median hourly rate £36.25 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.87% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.86 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Architecture across the South Wales region.

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in South Wales