The median contractor rate for an Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Architect
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 20 28
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 39 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 7.33% 6.55% 7.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.62% 6.74% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 30
Median daily rate £525 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £383 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
Median hourly rate £57.50 £72.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.68% +101.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £47.50 £43.15
% change year-on-year +21.05% +10.08%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 512 460 570
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 96.24% 97.25% 97.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 305 432
Median daily rate £356 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 22
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% -1.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.88 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.10 £41.05 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales that featured Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in South Wales

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in South Wales

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in South Wales over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in South Wales

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in South Wales

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in South Wales over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Architect in South Wales

Architect
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
Cardiff +10 22 £525 +22.80% 1
Newport -3 13 £500 -
Architect
Wales

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 South Wales region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 19 (21.84%) Data Modelling
2 18 (20.69%) SAP
2 18 (20.69%) Security Cleared
3 17 (19.54%) Requirements Analysis
3 17 (19.54%) Continuous Improvement
4 16 (18.39%) SC Cleared
4 16 (18.39%) Use Case
5 15 (17.24%) Workflow
6 12 (13.79%) GAP Analysis
6 12 (13.79%) UML
6 12 (13.79%) Conceptual Models
7 11 (12.64%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (12.64%) Service Design
7 11 (12.64%) SAP Certification
7 11 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (12.64%) Content Management
8 10 (11.49%) Data Architecture
8 10 (11.49%) Migration
8 10 (11.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (10.34%) Management Information System
9 9 (10.34%) Data Management
10 8 (9.20%) Data Migration
10 8 (9.20%) Degree
10 8 (9.20%) Service Delivery
10 8 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (9.20%) ETL
10 8 (9.20%) Web Services
10 8 (9.20%) Microservices
10 8 (9.20%) Logical Data Model
10 8 (9.20%) Data Quality

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 6 (6.90%) SAS
2 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.30%) IIS
4 1 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.15%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) SAP HR
1 3 (3.45%) SAP Payroll
1 3 (3.45%) SAP SRM
2 2 (2.30%) SAP CRM
2 2 (2.30%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.15%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) GitHub
1 3 (3.45%) PaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) iPaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (8.05%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (8.05%) Hadoop
1 7 (8.05%) QlikView
1 7 (8.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (8.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.30%) GIS
3 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.15%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (8.05%) ERwin
2 4 (4.60%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.15%) Ant
3 1 (1.15%) Hudson
3 1 (1.15%) Maven
General
1 5 (5.75%) Back Office
1 5 (5.75%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Publishing
3 1 (1.15%) Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.20%) Web Services
2 4 (4.60%) Spring
3 3 (3.45%) Dropwizard
3 3 (3.45%) Java EE
3 3 (3.45%) Kafka
3 3 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (3.45%) REST
3 3 (3.45%) RESTful
3 3 (3.45%) Swagger
3 3 (3.45%) XML
4 2 (2.30%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.15%) Angular 2
5 1 (1.15%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.15%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.15%) jQuery
5 1 (1.15%) JSR 170
5 1 (1.15%) Middleware
5 1 (1.15%) React
5 1 (1.15%) SAP PI
5 1 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.05%) Client/Server
3 6 (6.90%) Cyber Defence
3 6 (6.90%) NHS
4 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.60%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.30%) DataPower
6 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.15%) Fintech
6 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.84%) Data Modelling
2 17 (19.54%) Continuous Improvement
2 17 (19.54%) Requirements Analysis
3 16 (18.39%) Use Case
4 15 (17.24%) Workflow
5 12 (13.79%) Conceptual Models
5 12 (13.79%) GAP Analysis
5 12 (13.79%) UML
6 11 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (12.64%) Content Management
6 11 (12.64%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (12.64%) Service Design
7 10 (11.49%) Data Architecture
7 10 (11.49%) Migration
7 10 (11.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (10.34%) Data Management
9 8 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (9.20%) Data Migration
9 8 (9.20%) ETL
9 8 (9.20%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.05%) Java
2 2 (2.30%) SQL
2 2 (2.30%) VB
2 2 (2.30%) VB6
3 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 16 (18.39%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.64%) SAP Certification
4 8 (9.20%) Degree
5 1 (1.15%) CCIE
5 1 (1.15%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.15%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) Data Quality
2 6 (6.90%) HL7
3 4 (4.60%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.15%) GDPR
Vendors
1 18 (20.69%) SAP
2 7 (8.05%) Ab Initio
2 7 (8.05%) Informatica
2 7 (8.05%) MicroStrategy
2 7 (8.05%) Tableau
2 7 (8.05%) Teradata
3 6 (6.90%) Netezza
3 6 (6.90%) Oracle
4 3 (3.45%) Ariba
5 2 (2.30%) Avaya
5 2 (2.30%) ESRI
5 2 (2.30%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.30%) Verint
6 1 (1.15%) Adobe
6 1 (1.15%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.15%) HP
6 1 (1.15%) IBM
6 1 (1.15%) VMware
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