Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Technical Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Architecture over the 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Technical Architecture
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 87 88
Rank change year-on-year +18 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 11 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.01% 0.19% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.24% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
South Wales median daily rate £500 £538 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% -10.42% +71.43%
Wales median daily rate £500 £538 £600
% change year-on-year -6.98% -10.42% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

Technical Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 927 847 888
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 85.05% 81.91% 82.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 590 656
South Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £186 £225 £223
90th Percentile £538 £515 £475
Wales median daily rate £380 £375 £356
% change year-on-year +1.33% +5.34% -5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 47 33
South Wales median hourly rate £25.00 £19.63 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.39% +30.83% -26.83%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.10 £9.85
90th Percentile £77.50 £69.40 £33.75
Wales median hourly rate £25.00 £17.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year +44.93% +18.97% -29.27%

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Technical Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in South Wales

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architecture in South Wales

Technical Architecture
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 Technical Architecture within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +16 9 £500 -6.98%
Newport - 2 £450 -
Technical Architecture
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 7 (63.64%) Data Management
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) SAS
3 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (45.45%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (45.45%) Informatica
3 5 (45.45%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (45.45%) ERwin
3 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (45.45%) ETL
3 5 (45.45%) Quality Management
3 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 5 (45.45%) Ab Initio
3 5 (45.45%) Teradata
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (45.45%) QlikView
3 5 (45.45%) Dimensional Modelling
3 5 (45.45%) Data Migration
3 5 (45.45%) Data Architecture
3 5 (45.45%) Tableau
3 5 (45.45%) Data Quality
3 5 (45.45%) Data Analytics
3 5 (45.45%) Analytics
3 5 (45.45%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (36.36%) Coaching
4 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
4 4 (36.36%) Verint
4 4 (36.36%) Netezza

Technical Architecture
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 (54.55%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (45.45%) QlikView
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) Ingres
3 2 (18.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (9.09%) Base SAS
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) ERwin
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Data Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Teradata Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SAS Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) SAS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) ODBC
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Data Management
2 5 (45.45%) Analytics
2 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (45.45%) Data Analytics
2 5 (45.45%) Data Architecture
2 5 (45.45%) Data Migration
2 5 (45.45%) Dimensional Modelling
2 5 (45.45%) ETL
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 5 (45.45%) Quality Management
2 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
2 5 (45.45%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (36.36%) Coaching
4 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) Data Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Refactoring
6 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Ab Initio
2 5 (45.45%) Informatica
2 5 (45.45%) MicroStrategy
2 5 (45.45%) Tableau
2 5 (45.45%) Teradata
3 4 (36.36%) Avaya
3 4 (36.36%) Netezza
3 4 (36.36%) Verint