The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 24 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 50 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.28% 2.95% 4.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.53% 3.14% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 8 11
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£500 £463 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +32.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £537 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year
-13.06% -4.34%
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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
664 477 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.65% 93.71% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 242 260
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 39 42
Average hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £28.00 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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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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
Vacancies
South Wales +6 35 £475 +11.76% 2
West Wales +13 13 £514 +2.75% 2
North Wales - - - - 1
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Architect in their job title 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 with Architect in their job title.

1 43 (46.24%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (33.33%) Java
3 26 (27.96%) SQL Server
4 25 (26.88%) Security Cleared
5 19 (20.43%) Oracle
5 19 (20.43%) XML
6 18 (19.35%) SOAP
6 18 (19.35%) UML
7 17 (18.28%) .NET
7 17 (18.28%) SC Cleared
8 16 (17.20%) REST
8 16 (17.20%) Data Modelling
8 16 (17.20%) Microsoft
9 15 (16.13%) SOA
9 15 (16.13%) Web Services
9 15 (16.13%) Scrum
10 14 (15.05%) Scala
11 13 (13.98%) Relational Database
12 12 (12.90%) Open Source
13 11 (11.83%) Technical Architecture
14 10 (10.75%) Spring
14 10 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (9.68%) Tomcat
15 9 (9.68%) TDD
15 9 (9.68%) Migration
15 9 (9.68%) Information Architecture
15 9 (9.68%) BDD
16 8 (8.60%) Line Management
16 8 (8.60%) Mentoring
16 8 (8.60%) Logical Data Model

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Architect in their job title 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 with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (9.68%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.45%) JBoss
3 4 (4.30%) IIS
4 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.23%) Lync
5 2 (2.15%) Mule
5 2 (2.15%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.15%) Apache
6 1 (1.08%) FileNet
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.23%) SaaS
3 1 (1.08%) Office 365
3 1 (1.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) LAN
1 5 (5.38%) WAN
1 5 (5.38%) Firewall
2 3 (3.23%) Wireless
2 3 (3.23%) IP Telephony
2 3 (3.23%) Network Security
2 3 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (3.23%) NAS
2 3 (3.23%) SAN
2 3 (3.23%) MPLS
3 2 (2.15%) AMQP
3 2 (2.15%) HTTP
4 1 (1.08%) SMS
4 1 (1.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.96%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.98%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.60%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (7.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.23%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.23%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.15%) Jackrabbit
7 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.15%) QlikView
7 2 (2.15%) MySQL
8 1 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.08%) Star Schema
8 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.08%) DTS
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Subversion
1 4 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.15%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.15%) MSI
3 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.08%) ERwin
3 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.08%) GitLab
General
1 7 (7.53%) Finance
1 7 (7.53%) Back Office
2 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.08%) Electronics
3 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.08%) Retail
3 1 (1.08%) Local Government
3 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.43%) XML
2 18 (19.35%) SOAP
3 17 (18.28%) .NET
4 16 (17.20%) REST
5 15 (16.13%) Web Services
6 10 (10.75%) Spring
7 7 (7.53%) Middleware
7 7 (7.53%) HTML
8 5 (5.38%) HTML5
8 5 (5.38%) CSS
9 4 (4.30%) Hibernate
9 4 (4.30%) JSON
10 3 (3.23%) Java SE
10 3 (3.23%) jQuery
10 3 (3.23%) J2EE
11 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
11 2 (2.15%) JSP
11 2 (2.15%) Servlets
11 2 (2.15%) WSDL
11 2 (2.15%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Open Source
2 7 (7.53%) NHS
3 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.23%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.15%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.15%) CESG
5 2 (2.15%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (2.15%) Taxonomies
5 2 (2.15%) RMADS
5 2 (2.15%) GIS
6 1 (1.08%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.08%) DTV
6 1 (1.08%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.45%) Linux
2 5 (5.38%) Windows
3 2 (2.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (46.24%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (19.35%) UML
3 16 (17.20%) Data Modelling
4 15 (16.13%) SOA
4 15 (16.13%) Scrum
5 11 (11.83%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (9.68%) Migration
7 9 (9.68%) TDD
7 9 (9.68%) Information Architecture
7 9 (9.68%) BDD
8 8 (8.60%) Line Management
8 8 (8.60%) Mentoring
8 8 (8.60%) Logical Data Model
9 7 (7.53%) Pair Programming
9 7 (7.53%) ITIL
10 6 (6.45%) Data Governance
10 6 (6.45%) BPMN
11 5 (5.38%) Data Architecture
11 5 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 31 (33.33%) Java
2 14 (15.05%) Scala
3 6 (6.45%) SQL
4 4 (4.30%) C#
5 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.15%) Ruby
6 2 (2.15%) C
7 1 (1.08%) Clojure
7 1 (1.08%) PHP
7 1 (1.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (26.88%) Security Cleared
2 17 (18.28%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.15%) CISM
3 2 (2.15%) Degree
3 2 (2.15%) CCNP
3 2 (2.15%) CCNA
3 2 (2.15%) CCA
3 2 (2.15%) CISSP
3 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.08%) OCP
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.08%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.15%) QA
3 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) Hyper-V
1 3 (3.23%) Shibboleth
2 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) Windows Intune
1 3 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.15%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.08%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 19 (20.43%) Oracle
2 16 (17.20%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.60%) Cisco
4 5 (5.38%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.23%) Citrix
5 3 (3.23%) Juniper
6 2 (2.15%) HP
6 2 (2.15%) SAP
7 1 (1.08%) Cognos
7 1 (1.08%) Remedy
7 1 (1.08%) McAfee
7 1 (1.08%) Sourcefire
7 1 (1.08%) CA
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
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