The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 62 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.97% 0.24% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £424
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
527 274 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 73.30% 64.47% 68.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 164 162
Average daily rate £388 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 17
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £23.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Technical Architecture
UK

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
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 24 April 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Technical Architecture
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Technical Architecture
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (25.00%) Cognos
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Business Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Business Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Cognos Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Cognos Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Cognos BI Developer
3 2 (25.00%) TM1 Developer
3 2 (25.00%) TM1 Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cognos