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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 53 69 40
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 7 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.28% 0.87% 3.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.90% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 16
Median daily rate £488 £393 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.20% -7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £355 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.73 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -53.90%
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
538 667 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 98.35% 96.25% 97.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 505 404
Median daily rate £400 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 17
Median hourly rate £12.38 £11.64 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.35% -21.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £8.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £21.00 £145.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 +21 5 £488 +24.20%
Newport - 2 £513 -
Technical Architect
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 9 (52.94%) Service Management
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
4 6 (35.29%) Migration
4 6 (35.29%) SAN
4 6 (35.29%) SAP
4 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
5 5 (29.41%) Case Management
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) NetApp
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (29.41%) Scrum
5 5 (29.41%) VMware
5 5 (29.41%) Information Security
5 5 (29.41%) HP
5 5 (29.41%) Citrix
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (29.41%) SaaS
5 5 (29.41%) PaaS
6 4 (23.53%) BDD
6 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
6 4 (23.53%) Python
6 4 (23.53%) REST
7 3 (17.65%) SOA
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) JavaScript

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 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) PaaS
1 5 (29.41%) SaaS
2 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) FTP
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) REST
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) Middleware
3 2 (11.76%) SOAP
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.76%) Public Cloud
4 1 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Service Management
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
4 6 (35.29%) Migration
5 5 (29.41%) Case Management
5 5 (29.41%) Information Security
5 5 (29.41%) Scrum
6 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
6 4 (23.53%) BDD
6 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
7 3 (17.65%) Kanban
7 3 (17.65%) SOA
8 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
8 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
8 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (11.76%) EAI
8 2 (11.76%) Open Source
8 2 (11.76%) Project Management
8 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) PHP
3 2 (11.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) SAP
2 5 (29.41%) Citrix
2 5 (29.41%) HP
2 5 (29.41%) NetApp
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft