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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 38 24 18
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 32 32 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.62% 5.50% 5.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.88% 5.93% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 22
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £345 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £498 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £54.00 £35.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+54.28% -16.66%
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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
656 540 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.66% 92.78% 91.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 335 279
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 35
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -8 29 £475 - 6
West Wales -5 2 £523 -23.72% 1
Architect
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Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (34.31%) Java
2 22 (21.57%) Scala
3 21 (20.59%) Web Services
4 20 (19.61%) Finance
4 20 (19.61%) BDD
5 18 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 18 (17.65%) TDD
6 17 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 15 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (12.75%) Process Management
8 13 (12.75%) OO
8 13 (12.75%) Web Development
8 13 (12.75%) Play Framework
9 12 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (11.76%) Akka
9 12 (11.76%) Document Management
9 12 (11.76%) Batik
9 12 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (11.76%) CouchDB
9 12 (11.76%) SVG
9 12 (11.76%) Scrum
10 11 (10.78%) Workflow
10 11 (10.78%) TOGAF
10 11 (10.78%) GAP Analysis
10 11 (10.78%) UML
10 11 (10.78%) SOAP
10 11 (10.78%) PaaS
11 10 (9.80%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (9.80%) Spring
11 10 (9.80%) Migration

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (2.94%) IIS
1 3 (2.94%) Tomcat
1 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.96%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.98%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.98%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) MS Project
2 2 (1.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.98%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (10.78%) PaaS
3 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.98%) Office 365
4 1 (0.98%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) VoIP
1 2 (1.96%) Firewall
1 2 (1.96%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.98%) Internet
2 1 (0.98%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.76%) CouchDB
2 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.92%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.96%) QlikView
5 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.98%) MySQL
6 1 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.98%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Ant
1 7 (6.86%) JUnit
1 7 (6.86%) Maven
1 7 (6.86%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (1.96%) MSI
3 1 (0.98%) JIRA
3 1 (0.98%) Jasmine
General
1 20 (19.61%) Finance
2 9 (8.82%) Banking
3 3 (2.94%) Retail
3 3 (2.94%) Marketing
3 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.96%) Games
4 2 (1.96%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.98%) Electronics
5 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.59%) Web Services
2 13 (12.75%) Play Framework
3 12 (11.76%) Akka
3 12 (11.76%) Batik
3 12 (11.76%) SVG
4 11 (10.78%) SOAP
5 10 (9.80%) Hibernate
5 10 (9.80%) Spring
6 8 (7.84%) J2EE
7 7 (6.86%) Java EE
7 7 (6.86%) JPA
8 6 (5.88%) Spring Web Flow
8 6 (5.88%) Struts
8 6 (5.88%) XML
8 6 (5.88%) JMS
9 5 (4.90%) REST
10 3 (2.94%) HTML5
10 3 (2.94%) jQuery
10 3 (2.94%) HTML
10 3 (2.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.92%) GIS
3 4 (3.92%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (2.94%) Open Source
4 3 (2.94%) AS400
5 2 (1.96%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.96%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.98%) NHS
6 1 (0.98%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.88%) Linux
2 4 (3.92%) Windows
3 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.61%) BDD
2 18 (17.65%) TDD
3 15 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (12.75%) OO
4 13 (12.75%) Process Management
4 13 (12.75%) Web Development
5 12 (11.76%) Document Management
5 12 (11.76%) Scrum
6 11 (10.78%) GAP Analysis
6 11 (10.78%) Workflow
6 11 (10.78%) UML
6 11 (10.78%) TOGAF
7 10 (9.80%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (9.80%) Migration
8 9 (8.82%) BPMN
9 8 (7.84%) MVC
10 7 (6.86%) ETL
10 7 (6.86%) Data Migration
11 6 (5.88%) Unit Testing
11 6 (5.88%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 35 (34.31%) Java
2 22 (21.57%) Scala
3 2 (1.96%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.96%) SQL
4 1 (0.98%) Python
4 1 (0.98%) Ruby
4 1 (0.98%) Groovy
4 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.98%) C#
4 1 (0.98%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 17 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.88%) Degree
4 2 (1.96%) CCA
5 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.98%) OCP
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.98%) CCNP
5 1 (0.98%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.96%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) SCCM
1 1 (0.98%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 7 (6.86%) Oracle
1 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.88%) Citrix
3 4 (3.92%) SAP
4 3 (2.94%) Cisco
4 3 (2.94%) JDA
4 3 (2.94%) VMware
5 2 (1.96%) NetApp
5 2 (1.96%) Symantec
5 2 (1.96%) HP
5 2 (1.96%) EMC
6 1 (0.98%) Remedy
6 1 (0.98%) CA
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