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 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 35 59 30
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -29
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 48 18 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.97% 2.59% 7.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.19% 2.71% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 15 42
Median daily rate £506 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £386 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £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 £40.98 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+22.02% +2.43%
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
775 665 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.39% 95.68% 96.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 493 449
Median daily rate £413 £356 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.87% +7.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 30 42
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.00 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £25.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +21 35 £500 +5.26% 4
West Wales -12 11 £525 -
North Wales - 1 £475 -
Architect
UK

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 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 Wales region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 35 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 25 (27.78%) SC Cleared
4 21 (23.33%) SAP
5 18 (20.00%) Windows
6 17 (18.89%) VMware
7 15 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (15.56%) Puppet
8 14 (15.56%) Finance
8 14 (15.56%) Service Management
9 13 (14.44%) TDD
9 13 (14.44%) Linux
9 13 (14.44%) Active Directory
10 12 (13.33%) Risk Management
10 12 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (13.33%) Zenoss
10 12 (13.33%) IT Governance
11 11 (12.22%) JIRA
11 11 (12.22%) Confluence
11 11 (12.22%) MongoDB
11 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
11 11 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (12.22%) CISSP
11 11 (12.22%) Jenkins
11 11 (12.22%) Ansible
11 11 (12.22%) CESG Certified Professional
12 10 (11.11%) Red Hat
12 10 (11.11%) IBM
12 10 (11.11%) Unix

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 11 (12.22%) Confluence
2 9 (10.00%) Apache
2 9 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (7.78%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.44%) Apache Pig
5 3 (3.33%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.22%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.11%) Mule
7 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.11%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.11%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (11.11%) PaaS
3 9 (10.00%) SaaS
4 8 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.11%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (1.11%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.11%) Force.com
6 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) SAN
2 5 (5.56%) Firewall
2 5 (5.56%) LAN
2 5 (5.56%) WAN
3 4 (4.44%) Internet
4 3 (3.33%) Wireless
5 2 (2.22%) DHCP
5 2 (2.22%) DNS
5 2 (2.22%) Kerberos
5 2 (2.22%) Network Security
5 2 (2.22%) VPN
5 2 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.11%) BGP
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.11%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.11%) OSPF
6 1 (1.11%) SSL
6 1 (1.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) MongoDB
2 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.78%) Hadoop
3 7 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.44%) Apache Hive
4 4 (4.44%) Big Data
4 4 (4.44%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.33%) HBase
6 2 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.11%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (1.11%) OLAP
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.11%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.11%) QlikView
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.11%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 11 (12.22%) Jenkins
1 11 (12.22%) JIRA
2 9 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (2.22%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.11%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.11%) JMeter
4 1 (1.11%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.11%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (1.11%) Selenium
4 1 (1.11%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.11%) Subversion
4 1 (1.11%) The Grinder
4 1 (1.11%) WinRunner
General
1 14 (15.56%) Finance
2 8 (8.89%) Manufacturing
2 8 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.78%) Electronics
3 7 (7.78%) Marketing
4 3 (3.33%) Publishing
5 1 (1.11%) Advertising
5 1 (1.11%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.00%) MCollective
1 9 (10.00%) REST
2 8 (8.89%) ELK Stack
3 2 (2.22%) CSS
3 2 (2.22%) HTML
4 1 (1.11%) J2EE
4 1 (1.11%) Kafka
4 1 (1.11%) Mason
4 1 (1.11%) Middleware
4 1 (1.11%) Play Framework
4 1 (1.11%) RESTful
4 1 (1.11%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.11%) SOAP
4 1 (1.11%) Spring
4 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) Clustering
2 8 (8.89%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.78%) PKI
4 6 (6.67%) Data Structures
4 6 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.56%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.22%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.22%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.22%) User Experience
7 1 (1.11%) CESG
7 1 (1.11%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.00%) Windows
2 15 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (14.44%) Linux
4 10 (11.11%) Unix
5 9 (10.00%) AIX
6 8 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (6.67%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (15.56%) Service Management
3 13 (14.44%) TDD
4 12 (13.33%) IT Governance
4 12 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 11 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (11.11%) Migration
7 9 (10.00%) High Availability
7 9 (10.00%) Scrum
7 9 (10.00%) TOGAF
8 8 (8.89%) Case Management
8 8 (8.89%) Project Management
9 7 (7.78%) DevOps
9 7 (7.78%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (7.78%) Kanban
9 7 (7.78%) Network Architecture
9 7 (7.78%) Programme Management
10 6 (6.67%) BDD
10 6 (6.67%) Information Security
10 6 (6.67%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.67%) Java
1 6 (6.67%) Python
1 6 (6.67%) Scala
2 4 (4.44%) SQL
3 2 (2.22%) C
4 1 (1.11%) ABAP
4 1 (1.11%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.11%) Groovy
4 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.11%) Perl
4 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 25 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.22%) CESG Certified Professional
3 11 (12.22%) CISSP
4 3 (3.33%) Degree
5 2 (2.22%) ISEB
6 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.11%) CISMP
6 1 (1.11%) CLAS
6 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.11%) ISSAP
6 1 (1.11%) MCSE
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (8.89%) RMADS
3 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 13 (14.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.78%) Hyper-V
2 7 (7.78%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (7.78%) PowerHA
3 3 (3.33%) HDFS
4 2 (2.22%) XenApp
5 1 (1.11%) Apache Flume
5 1 (1.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (15.56%) Puppet
2 12 (13.33%) Zenoss
3 11 (12.22%) Ansible
4 10 (11.11%) Tivoli
4 10 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 9 (10.00%) Nessus
5 9 (10.00%) Packer
5 9 (10.00%) Rundeck
5 9 (10.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 8 (8.89%) SCCM
7 2 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.11%) Ambari
8 1 (1.11%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 21 (23.33%) SAP
2 17 (18.89%) VMware
3 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
4 10 (11.11%) IBM
4 10 (11.11%) Oracle
4 10 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 9 (10.00%) Sonatype
6 8 (8.89%) Citrix
7 7 (7.78%) Symantec
8 6 (6.67%) HP
8 6 (6.67%) NetApp
9 4 (4.44%) Cloudera
10 3 (3.33%) BMC
10 3 (3.33%) Cisco
10 3 (3.33%) Genesys
10 3 (3.33%) ServiceNow
11 2 (2.22%) Google
11 2 (2.22%) Hortonworks
12 1 (1.11%) Fortinet
12 1 (1.11%) Splunk
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