The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architect
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Architect 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £513 £450
% change year-on-year
-17.07% +13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 - £37.50
Software Architect
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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
670 624 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 92.54% 93.13% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 374 214
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £209 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 27
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -0.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £14.50 £9.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £105.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Software Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Software Architect Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Software 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 Software Architect within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
North Wales - - - -
South Wales - - - -
West Wales - - - -
Software Architect
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