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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 52 74 74
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.72% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £525 - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £369
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +22.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.68 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+30.39% -10.43%
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
425 680 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.71% 80.47% 81.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 474 423
Median daily rate £400 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.50% -39.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £12.07 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £21.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +13 1 £525 -
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) Service Management
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Kanban
1 4 (80.00%) SaaS
1 4 (80.00%) PaaS
1 4 (80.00%) REST
1 4 (80.00%) Public Cloud
1 4 (80.00%) Case Management
1 4 (80.00%) Prototyping
2 3 (60.00%) Product Management
2 3 (60.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Handset

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) PaaS
1 4 (80.00%) SaaS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Case Management
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) Kanban
1 4 (80.00%) Prototyping
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Service Management
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Product Management
2 3 (60.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared