The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Swansea region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 22 11 25
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 11 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 10.38% 2.70% 11.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.58% 2.86% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 14
Median daily rate £525 - £506
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 - £422
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £36.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+36.98% -11.51%
Architect
West 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 Swansea 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
Swansea
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104 35 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 98.11% 94.59% 97.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 16 67
Median daily rate £488 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £505 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Median hourly rate £11.25 £12.38 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +0.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Swansea

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Swansea

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Swansea

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Swansea region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Swansea

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Swansea

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Swansea

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 Swansea region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 11 (73.33%) Puppet
2 10 (66.67%) Ansible
2 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) IT Governance
3 9 (60.00%) JIRA
3 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (60.00%) Confluence
3 9 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (53.33%) Zenoss
4 8 (53.33%) MCollective
4 8 (53.33%) Rundeck
4 8 (53.33%) Packer
4 8 (53.33%) ELK Stack
4 8 (53.33%) Sonatype
4 8 (53.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 8 (53.33%) VMware
4 8 (53.33%) Nessus
4 8 (53.33%) Apache
4 8 (53.33%) Unix
4 8 (53.33%) Windows
4 8 (53.33%) AIX
4 8 (53.33%) IBM
4 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
4 8 (53.33%) Tivoli
4 8 (53.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 8 (53.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
5 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (46.67%) SCCM

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea 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 9 (60.00%) Confluence
2 8 (53.33%) Apache
3 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (40.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (6.67%) Mule
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) LAN
1 3 (20.00%) WAN
1 3 (20.00%) Wireless
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
2 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.67%) BGP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (60.00%) JIRA
2 8 (53.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (13.33%) Electronics
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) ELK Stack
1 8 (53.33%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Clustering
1 6 (40.00%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) AIX
2 8 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Unix
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) IT Governance
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) High Availability
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.67%) Change Control
6 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) CISSP
4 1 (6.67%) CISMP
4 1 (6.67%) ISSAP
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (40.00%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) Puppet
2 10 (66.67%) Ansible
3 8 (53.33%) Nessus
3 8 (53.33%) Packer
3 8 (53.33%) Rundeck
3 8 (53.33%) Tivoli
3 8 (53.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 8 (53.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (53.33%) Zenoss
4 7 (46.67%) SCCM
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) IBM
1 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
1 8 (53.33%) Sonatype
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Google
3 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Nokia
4 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto