The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £44.50 -
% change year-on-year
+11.23% -
Technical Architecture
Wales

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
351 366 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 72.52% 77.54% 73.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 223 147
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 8
Average hourly rate £15.63 £32.50 £12.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.92% +165.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.75 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £105.00 £16.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Technical Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Technical Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Technical Architecture
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 Technical Architecture within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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Cardiff - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Technical Architecture
Wales

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Rational Performance Tester
2 4 (57.14%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (57.14%) LoadUI
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (57.14%) Statistics
2 4 (57.14%) JMeter
3 3 (42.86%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) IBM Certification
5 1 (14.29%) NHS
5 1 (14.29%) JAXB
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) J2EE
5 1 (14.29%) MySQL
5 1 (14.29%) EJB
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) JSP
5 1 (14.29%) Servlets

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Rational Performance Tester
2 4 (57.14%) LoadUI
2 4 (57.14%) JMeter
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Test Manager
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Manager
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Java Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) EJB
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) JSP
1 1 (14.29%) Servlets
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) WSDL
1 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
1 1 (14.29%) JAXB
1 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) Java EE
1 1 (14.29%) JSTL
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) CSS3
1 1 (14.29%) JAX-RS
1 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (42.86%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) IBM Certification
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM