The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 69 73 67
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.16% 0.13% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.17% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £275 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £37.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +8.02%
Software Architecture
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
518 601 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 80.43% 78.36% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 369 370
Average daily rate £375 £365 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 10
Average hourly rate £29.75 £18.90 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% -24.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £12.47 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Software Architecture
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 Architecture within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
West Wales - 1 £275 -
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture.

1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Handset
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Android Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Handset
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Android Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript