The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical 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 Technical 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
Technical Architect
Rank 61 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 8 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.01% 0.77% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.83% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
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£513 £525 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £525 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £525 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+158.18% +1.85%
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%
Technical Architect
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Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect across the Wales region.

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

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

1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) Scala
3 7 (38.89%) BDD
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) TDD
4 6 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (27.78%) Spring
5 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
5 5 (27.78%) MVC
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum
6 4 (22.22%) JSON
6 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (22.22%) CSS
6 4 (22.22%) J2EE
6 4 (22.22%) Web Services
6 4 (22.22%) OO
6 4 (22.22%) SOA
6 4 (22.22%) REST
6 4 (22.22%) HTML
6 4 (22.22%) HTML5
6 4 (22.22%) Play Framework
7 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (16.67%) Akka
7 3 (16.67%) Open Source
7 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (16.67%) Finance
7 3 (16.67%) Linux
7 3 (16.67%) Zend
8 2 (11.11%) Pair Programming
8 2 (11.11%) Ajax

Technical 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 Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
1 1 (5.56%) Ant
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Ivy
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Spring
1 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
2 4 (22.22%) JSON
2 4 (22.22%) CSS
2 4 (22.22%) J2EE
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) REST
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 4 (22.22%) HTML5
2 4 (22.22%) Play Framework
3 3 (16.67%) Akka
4 2 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (5.56%) Spring MVC
5 1 (5.56%) Java EE
5 1 (5.56%) Grails
5 1 (5.56%) Django
5 1 (5.56%) jQuery
5 1 (5.56%) JPA
5 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) DTV
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) BDD
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) TDD
2 6 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (27.78%) MVC
4 4 (22.22%) Scrum
4 4 (22.22%) OO
4 4 (22.22%) SOA
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Pair Programming
7 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.56%) Kanban
7 1 (5.56%) Product Management
7 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.56%) Extreme Programming
7 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.56%) UML
7 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) Scala
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Groovy
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Zend
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix
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