The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.25% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £456
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £51.00
Job Titles Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
754 481 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 95.56% 92.32% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 282 302
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 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 33
Average hourly rate £13.25 £14.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% -6.45%
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 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Lead Architect
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Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Architect across the Wales region.

Lead Architect Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Lead 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 Lead Architect within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 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.

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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Lead Architect
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Wales

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

1 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Spring
1 6 (75.00%) Maven
1 6 (75.00%) Java EE
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
1 6 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (75.00%) Spring Web Flow
1 6 (75.00%) JPA
1 6 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 6 (75.00%) Apache Ivy
1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) J2EE
1 6 (75.00%) Ant
1 6 (75.00%) JUnit
1 6 (75.00%) SOAP
1 6 (75.00%) Struts
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
1 6 (75.00%) UML
1 6 (75.00%) JMS
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
1 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) JDA

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

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

Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Maven
1 6 (75.00%) Apache Ivy
1 6 (75.00%) Ant
1 6 (75.00%) JUnit
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Spring
1 6 (75.00%) Java EE
1 6 (75.00%) Spring Web Flow
1 6 (75.00%) JPA
1 6 (75.00%) J2EE
1 6 (75.00%) SOAP
1 6 (75.00%) Struts
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
1 6 (75.00%) JMS
1 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 6 (75.00%) UML
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
1 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) JDA