The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 49 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 8 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.43% 2.61% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 2.79% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 5
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £600 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+158.18% +1.85%
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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
532 430 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 94.83% 93.48% 91.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 278 220
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 27
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) Spring
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) TDD
2 2 (18.18%) Kanban
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) RESTful
2 2 (18.18%) Scala
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) iXBRL
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) UML
2 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) REST
2 2 (18.18%) Finance

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Ant
1 1 (9.09%) JUnit
1 1 (9.09%) Maven
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Ivy
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
1 3 (27.27%) Spring
2 2 (18.18%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) RESTful
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) iXBRL
2 2 (18.18%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) JPA
3 1 (9.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 2 (18.18%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) UML
1 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (18.18%) TDD
1 2 (18.18%) Scrum
1 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (18.18%) Kanban
2 1 (9.09%) Information Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Web Design
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) Document Management
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
2 1 (9.09%) OO
2 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Scala
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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