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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 11 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 55 56 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.43% 6.40% 5.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.63% 6.73% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 42 26
Median daily rate £525 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.61% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £353 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £598 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £493 £488
% change year-on-year
+1.52% +1.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £74.00 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.55% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-24.36% -2.45%
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
571 832 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 97.94% 95.09% 97.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 571 486
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 30
Median hourly rate £12.75 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 July 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 July 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 +10 34 £500 +11.11% 2
West Wales +8 5 £625 +42.04%
Architect
UK

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 30 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 28 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (39.13%) SC Cleared
4 18 (26.09%) CISSP
5 16 (23.19%) CESG Certified Professional
6 15 (21.74%) PaaS
6 15 (21.74%) Service Management
7 14 (20.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (20.29%) SaaS
8 13 (18.84%) Case Management
8 13 (18.84%) RMADS
8 13 (18.84%) Risk Management
8 13 (18.84%) Finance
9 12 (17.39%) Scrum
9 12 (17.39%) ITIL
9 12 (17.39%) Network Architecture
9 12 (17.39%) REST
10 11 (15.94%) TOGAF
11 10 (14.49%) Telecoms
11 10 (14.49%) TDD
11 10 (14.49%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (14.49%) Security Architecture
12 9 (13.04%) SAP
12 9 (13.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 9 (13.04%) Marketing
12 9 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (13.04%) Manufacturing
12 9 (13.04%) Programme Management
12 9 (13.04%) Electronics
13 8 (11.59%) Kanban

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 (1.45%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (1.45%) Confluence
1 1 (1.45%) Mule
1 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (13.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.74%) PaaS
2 14 (20.29%) SaaS
3 6 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) Internet
1 7 (10.14%) WAN
2 6 (8.70%) LAN
3 5 (7.25%) Wireless
4 4 (5.80%) Firewall
5 3 (4.35%) VPN
6 2 (2.90%) FTP
6 2 (2.90%) Network Security
6 2 (2.90%) SSL
6 2 (2.90%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.45%) BGP
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.45%) DNS
7 1 (1.45%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.45%) MPLS
7 1 (1.45%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.45%) OSPF
7 1 (1.45%) SAN
7 1 (1.45%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.45%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.35%) Subversion
2 2 (2.90%) JIRA
3 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.45%) JMeter
3 1 (1.45%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.45%) LoadUI
3 1 (1.45%) Ranorex
3 1 (1.45%) Selenium
3 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.45%) TestComplete
3 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (18.84%) Finance
2 10 (14.49%) Telecoms
3 9 (13.04%) Electronics
3 9 (13.04%) Manufacturing
3 9 (13.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.39%) REST
2 3 (4.35%) .NET
2 3 (4.35%) SOAP
3 2 (2.90%) Middleware
4 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.45%) WCF
4 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Public Cloud
2 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.90%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) CESG
4 1 (1.45%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.45%) Clustering
4 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.45%) iPad
4 1 (1.45%) NHS
4 1 (1.45%) PACS
4 1 (1.45%) PKI
4 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) Linux
1 5 (7.25%) Windows
2 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.74%) Service Management
3 13 (18.84%) Case Management
3 13 (18.84%) Risk Management
4 12 (17.39%) ITIL
4 12 (17.39%) Network Architecture
4 12 (17.39%) Scrum
5 11 (15.94%) TOGAF
6 10 (14.49%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (14.49%) Security Architecture
6 10 (14.49%) TDD
7 9 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (13.04%) Programme Management
8 8 (11.59%) Kanban
9 7 (10.14%) Configuration Management
9 7 (10.14%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (8.70%) Translating Business Requirements
10 6 (8.70%) Zachman Framework
11 5 (7.25%) SOA
11 5 (7.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.25%) Java
2 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.80%) Python
3 2 (2.90%) PHP
3 2 (2.90%) Scala
4 1 (1.45%) C#
4 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 27 (39.13%) SC Cleared
3 18 (26.09%) CISSP
4 16 (23.19%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (2.90%) CCNP
5 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.90%) CISMP
5 2 (2.90%) CLAS
5 2 (2.90%) ISSAP
6 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.45%) CCDP
6 1 (1.45%) CCIE
6 1 (1.45%) CCNA
6 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) GIAC
6 1 (1.45%) ISEB
6 1 (1.45%) MCSE
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.45%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (18.84%) RMADS
3 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) Zenoss
2 3 (4.35%) Puppet
3 2 (2.90%) Ansible
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.45%) SCCM
4 1 (1.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) SAP
2 5 (7.25%) BMC
2 5 (7.25%) ServiceNow
3 4 (5.80%) Cisco
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.90%) Cloudera
4 2 (2.90%) Google
5 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.45%) Avaya
5 1 (1.45%) BT
5 1 (1.45%) Citrix
5 1 (1.45%) Genesys
5 1 (1.45%) Nokia
5 1 (1.45%) Palo Alto