The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank - 48 44
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 0 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.88% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.93% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £500 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +61.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +66.82%
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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
674 540 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.13% 94.57% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 315 214
Average daily rate £363 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 29
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% -1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.87 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £105.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the Wales region over the 3 months to 5 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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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
South Wales - - - - 2
Technical Architect
UK

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 18 (81.82%) Java
2 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) Scrum
3 11 (50.00%) Scala
4 8 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (36.36%) BDD
5 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
5 7 (31.82%) Spring
5 7 (31.82%) TDD
5 7 (31.82%) XML
6 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
6 6 (27.27%) SOAP
6 6 (27.27%) JBoss
6 6 (27.27%) Pair Programming
7 5 (22.73%) Linux
7 5 (22.73%) REST
8 4 (18.18%) UML
8 4 (18.18%) .NET
8 4 (18.18%) CSS
8 4 (18.18%) HTML
8 4 (18.18%) Oracle
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 4 (18.18%) Web Services
8 4 (18.18%) Subversion
8 4 (18.18%) MVC
8 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (18.18%) Open Source
8 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (13.64%) jQuery
9 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
1 6 (27.27%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Subversion
1 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Spring
1 7 (31.82%) XML
2 6 (27.27%) SOAP
3 5 (22.73%) REST
4 4 (18.18%) .NET
4 4 (18.18%) CSS
4 4 (18.18%) HTML
4 4 (18.18%) Web Services
5 3 (13.64%) jQuery
5 3 (13.64%) Java SE
5 3 (13.64%) J2EE
5 3 (13.64%) HTML5
6 2 (9.09%) Apache Commons
6 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (9.09%) Akka
6 2 (9.09%) Play Framework
6 2 (9.09%) CSS3
6 2 (9.09%) JAX-RS
6 2 (9.09%) JSP
6 2 (9.09%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Open Source
2 3 (13.64%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Scrum
3 8 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (36.36%) BDD
4 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
4 7 (31.82%) TDD
5 6 (27.27%) Pair Programming
6 4 (18.18%) UML
6 4 (18.18%) MVC
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (9.09%) Information Architecture
8 2 (9.09%) SOA
9 1 (4.55%) Data Architecture
9 1 (4.55%) Kanban
9 1 (4.55%) Document Management
9 1 (4.55%) Service Management
9 1 (4.55%) Project Management
9 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
9 1 (4.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) Scala
3 2 (9.09%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft