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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architecture
Wales / South Wales
Rank - - 54
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £498 £500
% change year-on-year
-9.54% -0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
- +139.93%

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
392 427 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 80.66% 83.89% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 320 266
Median daily rate £403 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.25% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 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 £15.30 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) MapReduce
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Pig
1 3 (60.00%) HDFS
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) HBase
2 2 (40.00%) Ansible
2 2 (40.00%) Hortonworks
2 2 (40.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (40.00%) Kerberos
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Scala

Technical Architecture
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 3 (60.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data
1 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (40.00%) HBase
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (20.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Hadoop Architect
2 2 (40.00%) AWS Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Data Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Web Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) Kafka
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) MapReduce
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) HDFS
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Ambari
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (20.00%) Oozie
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cloudera
1 2 (40.00%) Hortonworks
2 1 (20.00%) Splunk