The first table below looks at the demand for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 17 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 Job Titles advertised for the West 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 14 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 18 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 13.85% - 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.88% - 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 1
Average daily rate £525 - £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.13 £55.00 £40.07
% change year-on-year
-5.22% +37.25%
Job Titles Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
121 32 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 93.08% 86.49% 86.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 14 23
Average daily rate £388 £387 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £261 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £10.85 £16.20 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.02% +1.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Architect
Wales

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

Architect
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 17 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Swansea - 18 £525 -
Architect
Wales

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales region that cited 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 Architect in their job title.

1 16 (80.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) Scala
3 11 (55.00%) TDD
4 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (45.00%) BDD
4 9 (45.00%) Play Framework
5 8 (40.00%) Akka
5 8 (40.00%) Web Services
5 8 (40.00%) OO
6 6 (30.00%) Scrum
7 5 (25.00%) Process Management
7 5 (25.00%) SVG
7 5 (25.00%) Open Source
7 5 (25.00%) CouchDB
7 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (25.00%) Web Development
7 5 (25.00%) Batik
7 5 (25.00%) REST
8 4 (20.00%) HTML5
8 4 (20.00%) JSON
8 4 (20.00%) Spring
8 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (20.00%) J2EE
8 4 (20.00%) MVC
8 4 (20.00%) HTML
8 4 (20.00%) CSS
8 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
9 3 (15.00%) SOA

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales region that cited 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Play Framework
2 8 (40.00%) Akka
2 8 (40.00%) Web Services
3 5 (25.00%) SVG
3 5 (25.00%) Batik
3 5 (25.00%) REST
4 4 (20.00%) JSON
4 4 (20.00%) HTML5
4 4 (20.00%) HTML
4 4 (20.00%) J2EE
4 4 (20.00%) CSS
4 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (20.00%) Spring
5 2 (10.00%) Ajax
5 2 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (10.00%) Django
6 1 (5.00%) jQuery
6 1 (5.00%) CSS3
6 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
6 1 (5.00%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) TDD
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) BDD
3 8 (40.00%) OO
4 6 (30.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) Process Management
5 5 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (25.00%) Web Development
6 4 (20.00%) MVC
7 3 (15.00%) SOA
7 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (10.00%) Kanban
8 2 (10.00%) Product Management
8 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
9 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
9 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
9 1 (5.00%) Project Management
9 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
9 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) Scala
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) Python
4 3 (15.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Zend