The table below looks at the statistics for Technical 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 Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 66 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.55% 0.50% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.71% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
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£460 £600 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £430
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -6.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.04 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-14.56% -
Technical 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
516 425 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 71.27% 70.95% 67.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 286 240
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 6
Average hourly rate £23.75 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £10.63 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £21.60 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Technical Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Technical Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Technical 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 Technical Architecture within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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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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 -2 1 £520 +80.22% 1
Technical Architecture
UK

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Technical 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 Technical Architecture.

1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Pair Programming
2 3 (21.43%) Scala
2 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (21.43%) BDD
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
3 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Validation
3 2 (14.29%) Cognos
3 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) SLA
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Technical 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 Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Architect
2 8 (57.14%) Technical Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Cognos BI Developer
3 2 (14.29%) TM1 Developer
3 2 (14.29%) TM1 Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Cognos Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Operations Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Business Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Cognos Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Business Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Pair Programming
2 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (21.43%) BDD
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Validation
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Cognos