The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wales region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 28 34 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 45 19 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.87% 3.65% 5.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.13% 3.96% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 21
Average daily rate
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£525 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+74.28% +29.62%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
734 480 586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 95.70% 92.31% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 282 305
Average daily rate £375 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 31
Average hourly rate £13.25 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Architect
UK

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -5 33 £525 +43.83% 7
West Wales -3 10 £525 +8.24% 1
Architect
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Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 35 (37.63%) Java
2 23 (24.73%) Web Services
3 22 (23.66%) Scala
3 22 (23.66%) BDD
4 19 (20.43%) TDD
5 17 (18.28%) Security Cleared
6 16 (17.20%) SC Cleared
6 16 (17.20%) Play Framework
6 16 (17.20%) Finance
6 16 (17.20%) OO
7 15 (16.13%) Akka
8 13 (13.98%) Web Development
8 13 (13.98%) Process Management
9 12 (12.90%) Scrum
9 12 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (12.90%) SVG
9 12 (12.90%) Batik
9 12 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (12.90%) CouchDB
9 12 (12.90%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (11.83%) PaaS
10 11 (11.83%) J2EE
10 11 (11.83%) Hibernate
10 11 (11.83%) TOGAF
10 11 (11.83%) Document Management
10 11 (11.83%) Spring
10 11 (11.83%) GAP Analysis
10 11 (11.83%) MVC
10 11 (11.83%) Workflow
11 9 (9.68%) Banking

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.08%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.08%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) MS Project
2 2 (2.15%) MS Office
3 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.08%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.90%) Cloud Computing
1 12 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.83%) PaaS
3 1 (1.08%) IaaS
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) Firewall
1 2 (2.15%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.08%) SMS
2 1 (1.08%) VoIP
2 1 (1.08%) SAN
2 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.90%) CouchDB
2 6 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.15%) QlikView
4 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.15%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.08%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Ant
1 7 (7.53%) JUnit
1 7 (7.53%) Maven
1 7 (7.53%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (2.15%) MSI
3 1 (1.08%) JIRA
3 1 (1.08%) Jasmine
General
1 16 (17.20%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Banking
3 2 (2.15%) Retail
3 2 (2.15%) Retail Banking
3 2 (2.15%) Marketing
3 2 (2.15%) Games
4 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (24.73%) Web Services
2 16 (17.20%) Play Framework
3 15 (16.13%) Akka
4 12 (12.90%) Batik
4 12 (12.90%) SVG
5 11 (11.83%) Hibernate
5 11 (11.83%) Spring
5 11 (11.83%) J2EE
6 8 (8.60%) SOAP
7 7 (7.53%) Java EE
7 7 (7.53%) JPA
8 6 (6.45%) Spring Web Flow
8 6 (6.45%) REST
8 6 (6.45%) JMS
8 6 (6.45%) Struts
9 4 (4.30%) HTML
9 4 (4.30%) CSS
9 4 (4.30%) JSON
9 4 (4.30%) HTML5
10 3 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.45%) Mathematics
1 6 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.30%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (4.30%) Open Source
3 3 (3.23%) GIS
3 3 (3.23%) AS400
4 2 (2.15%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.08%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.38%) Linux
2 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.08%) UNIX
2 1 (1.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.66%) BDD
2 19 (20.43%) TDD
3 16 (17.20%) OO
4 13 (13.98%) Process Management
4 13 (13.98%) Web Development
5 12 (12.90%) Scrum
5 12 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (11.83%) TOGAF
6 11 (11.83%) Document Management
6 11 (11.83%) GAP Analysis
6 11 (11.83%) MVC
6 11 (11.83%) Workflow
7 9 (9.68%) BPMN
8 8 (8.60%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (8.60%) Migration
9 7 (7.53%) UML
10 6 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.45%) Mobile Commerce
10 6 (6.45%) Project Management
10 6 (6.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 35 (37.63%) Java
2 22 (23.66%) Scala
3 5 (5.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.15%) SQL
5 1 (1.08%) Python
5 1 (1.08%) Ruby
5 1 (1.08%) Groovy
5 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.08%) C
5 1 (1.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (18.28%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.20%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.53%) Degree
4 1 (1.08%) MCSE
4 1 (1.08%) CCNP
4 1 (1.08%) CCNA
4 1 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.08%) OCP
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) SCCM
1 1 (1.08%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 6 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.30%) Oracle
3 3 (3.23%) SAP
3 3 (3.23%) Cisco
3 3 (3.23%) JDA
3 3 (3.23%) Citrix
3 3 (3.23%) VMware
3 3 (3.23%) Zend
4 2 (2.15%) NetApp
4 2 (2.15%) Symantec
4 2 (2.15%) HP
4 2 (2.15%) EMC
5 1 (1.08%) Remedy
5 1 (1.08%) CA
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