The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had Technical Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 53 81 54
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 9 6 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.47% 0.69% 3.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 0.72% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 23
Median daily rate £488 £393 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.20% -7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £355 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.73 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -53.90%
Technical Architect
UK

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
600 836 757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 98.20% 96.09% 96.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 600 518
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 51 27
Median hourly rate £12.38 £11.89 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% -25.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £21.85 £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Wales region that featured Technical Architect in the job title.

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 25 September 2016.

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
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 Technical Architect within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 September 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 +24 7 £488 +24.20%
Technical Architect
UK

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Technical Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 18 (62.07%) Service Management
2 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (41.38%) SaaS
3 12 (41.38%) PaaS
3 12 (41.38%) Case Management
4 11 (37.93%) TDD
4 11 (37.93%) SAP
5 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
5 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
6 9 (31.03%) Scrum
6 9 (31.03%) REST
7 7 (24.14%) Migration
7 7 (24.14%) Kanban
7 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (20.69%) SAN
8 6 (20.69%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (20.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (20.69%) Marketing
8 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
8 6 (20.69%) Electronics
8 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
8 6 (20.69%) Finance
8 6 (20.69%) Manufacturing
8 6 (20.69%) Programme Management
8 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
9 5 (17.24%) Public Cloud
9 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
9 5 (17.24%) ServiceNow
9 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Software

Technical Architect Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (41.38%) PaaS
1 12 (41.38%) SaaS
2 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) FTP
2 2 (6.90%) WAN
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) Subversion
General
1 6 (20.69%) Electronics
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
1 6 (20.69%) Manufacturing
1 6 (20.69%) Marketing
1 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) REST
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
3 2 (6.90%) Middleware
3 2 (6.90%) SOAP
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.45%) WCF
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (17.24%) Public Cloud
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
1 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
1 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Service Management
2 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (41.38%) Case Management
4 11 (37.93%) TDD
5 9 (31.03%) Scrum
6 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (24.14%) Kanban
6 7 (24.14%) Migration
7 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
7 6 (20.69%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (20.69%) Programme Management
8 5 (17.24%) Information Security
8 5 (17.24%) ITIL
9 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
9 4 (13.79%) BDD
9 4 (13.79%) Prototyping
9 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
9 4 (13.79%) Software Architecture
10 3 (10.34%) Product Management
10 3 (10.34%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Python
2 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.90%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) PHP
3 2 (6.90%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
1 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) MCSE
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Zenoss
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) SAP
2 5 (17.24%) BMC
2 5 (17.24%) Citrix
2 5 (17.24%) HP
2 5 (17.24%) NetApp
2 5 (17.24%) ServiceNow
2 5 (17.24%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft