The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank - 50 -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.91% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.00 £64.25 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+27.62% +25.98%
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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
729 514 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.55% 93.12% 92.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 326 278
Average daily rate £350 £325 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 33
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.87 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.77% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.23 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £18.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile Payment
1 4 (66.67%) Apache Ivy
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) J2EE
1 4 (66.67%) Ant
1 4 (66.67%) JUnit
1 4 (66.67%) SOAP
1 4 (66.67%) Struts
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) UML
1 4 (66.67%) JMS
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
1 4 (66.67%) Maven
1 4 (66.67%) Java EE
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
1 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 4 (66.67%) Spring Web Flow
1 4 (66.67%) JPA
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) JDA
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (66.67%) Apache Ivy
1 4 (66.67%) Ant
1 4 (66.67%) JUnit
1 4 (66.67%) Maven
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) J2EE
1 4 (66.67%) SOAP
1 4 (66.67%) Struts
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) JMS
1 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
1 4 (66.67%) Java EE
1 4 (66.67%) Spring Web Flow
1 4 (66.67%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile Payment
1 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 4 (66.67%) UML
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) JDA