The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Wales region that had Technical Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 58 65 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 7 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.11% 0.51% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.53% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 8
Median daily rate £488 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year
- +2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.64 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.87%
Technical 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
608 567 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.51% 95.62% 97.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 435 356
Median daily rate £400 £358 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 30
Median hourly rate £15.77 £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.30% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £25.00 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South Wales region that featured Technical Architect in the job title.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect across the South Wales region.

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Technical 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 Technical Architect within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 9 December 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 +16 5 £488 -2.50% 1
Newport - 1 £513 -
Technical Architect
Wales

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Technical 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 Technical Architect in the job title.

1 7 (53.85%) Service Management
2 6 (46.15%) Migration
2 6 (46.15%) SAN
2 6 (46.15%) SAP
2 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 5 (38.46%) NetApp
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) Information Security
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) SaaS
5 3 (23.08%) PaaS
5 3 (23.08%) Kanban
5 3 (23.08%) Case Management
6 2 (15.38%) Presales
6 2 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 2 (15.38%) Public Cloud
6 2 (15.38%) REST
6 2 (15.38%) Project Governance

Technical 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) PaaS
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (15.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
1 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
1 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Service Management
2 6 (46.15%) Migration
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Information Security
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
5 3 (23.08%) Case Management
5 3 (23.08%) Kanban
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
6 2 (15.38%) BDD
6 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (15.38%) Presales
6 2 (15.38%) Project Governance
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (7.69%) Product Management
7 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Python
1 2 (15.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) SAP
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
2 5 (38.46%) HP
2 5 (38.46%) NetApp
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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