The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 12 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 50 56 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.98% 6.63% 7.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.26% 6.86% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 39 44
Median daily rate £500 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £395 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £72.50 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.15 £50.79
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -15.03%
Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
540 816 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.95% 96.57% 97.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 553 499
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 38 31
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.70 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% +10.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £8.50 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
South Wales +6 31 £463 +2.77% 3
West Wales +15 5 £625 +42.04%
Architect
UK

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Wales region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.00%) Security Cleared
3 19 (31.67%) SC Cleared
4 18 (30.00%) CISSP
5 14 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (23.33%) Service Management
5 14 (23.33%) SaaS
5 14 (23.33%) CESG Certified Professional
6 13 (21.67%) Case Management
6 13 (21.67%) PaaS
6 13 (21.67%) RMADS
6 13 (21.67%) Risk Management
7 12 (20.00%) Scrum
7 12 (20.00%) ITIL
7 12 (20.00%) Network Architecture
8 11 (18.33%) Finance
9 10 (16.67%) TDD
9 10 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (16.67%) REST
10 8 (13.33%) Security Architecture
10 8 (13.33%) SAP
10 8 (13.33%) Configuration Management
10 8 (13.33%) Programme Management
10 8 (13.33%) Manufacturing
10 8 (13.33%) Electronics
10 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
10 8 (13.33%) Marketing
10 8 (13.33%) Kanban
10 8 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 8 (13.33%) Digital Marketing

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 1 (1.67%) Confluence
1 1 (1.67%) Mule
1 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.33%) SaaS
2 13 (21.67%) PaaS
3 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) Internet
1 7 (11.67%) WAN
2 6 (10.00%) LAN
3 5 (8.33%) Wireless
4 4 (6.67%) Firewall
5 3 (5.00%) VPN
6 2 (3.33%) FTP
6 2 (3.33%) Network Security
6 2 (3.33%) Unified Communications
6 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.67%) BGP
7 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.67%) DHCP
7 1 (1.67%) DNS
7 1 (1.67%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.67%) MPLS
7 1 (1.67%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.67%) OSPF
7 1 (1.67%) SSL
7 1 (1.67%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.67%) NonStop SQL
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.33%) JIRA
1 2 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.67%) JMeter
2 1 (1.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.67%) LoadUI
2 1 (1.67%) Ranorex
2 1 (1.67%) Selenium
2 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.67%) TestComplete
2 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Electronics
2 8 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 8 (13.33%) Marketing
2 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) REST
2 3 (5.00%) .NET
2 3 (5.00%) SOAP
3 2 (3.33%) Middleware
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.67%) WCF
4 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Public Cloud
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) CESG
4 1 (1.67%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.67%) Clustering
4 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) iPad
4 1 (1.67%) NHS
4 1 (1.67%) PACS
4 1 (1.67%) PKI
4 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Linux
1 5 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.33%) Service Management
3 13 (21.67%) Case Management
3 13 (21.67%) Risk Management
4 12 (20.00%) ITIL
4 12 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 12 (20.00%) Scrum
5 10 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (16.67%) TDD
6 8 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 8 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (13.33%) Kanban
6 8 (13.33%) Programme Management
6 8 (13.33%) Security Architecture
7 7 (11.67%) TOGAF
8 6 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
9 5 (8.33%) UML
10 4 (6.67%) Prototyping
10 4 (6.67%) Software Architecture
11 3 (5.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.00%) Java
1 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.33%) PHP
2 2 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (1.67%) C#
3 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (31.67%) SC Cleared
3 18 (30.00%) CISSP
4 14 (23.33%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (3.33%) CCNP
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.33%) CISMP
5 2 (3.33%) CLAS
5 2 (3.33%) ISSAP
6 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.67%) CCDP
6 1 (1.67%) CCIE
6 1 (1.67%) CCNA
6 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) GIAC
6 1 (1.67%) ISEB
6 1 (1.67%) MCSE
6 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (21.67%) RMADS
3 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Zenoss
2 3 (5.00%) Puppet
3 2 (3.33%) Ansible
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.67%) SCCM
4 1 (1.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) SAP
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.67%) BMC
3 4 (6.67%) Cisco
3 4 (6.67%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.33%) Google
5 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.67%) Avaya
5 1 (1.67%) BT
5 1 (1.67%) Citrix
5 1 (1.67%) Genesys
5 1 (1.67%) Nokia
5 1 (1.67%) Palo Alto
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