The median contractor rate for a Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Swansea during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
West Wales / Swansea
Rank - - 19
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swansea - - 6.93%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £522 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.40% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £53.75 £43.50
% change year-on-year -21.39% +23.56%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Swansea. 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
Swansea
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85 27 98
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swansea 97.70% 96.43% 97.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 21 30
Median daily rate £475 £450 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +9.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £221 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Median hourly rate £11.00 £16.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +28.79%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Swansea

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Swansea

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swansea

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Swansea

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Swansea region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) IT Governance
2 9 (81.82%) JIRA
2 9 (81.82%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (81.82%) Confluence
2 9 (81.82%) Puppet
2 9 (81.82%) Jenkins
3 8 (72.73%) Zenoss
3 8 (72.73%) MCollective
3 8 (72.73%) Ansible
3 8 (72.73%) Rundeck
3 8 (72.73%) Packer
3 8 (72.73%) Elastic Stack
3 8 (72.73%) Sonatype
3 8 (72.73%) Sonatype Nexus
3 8 (72.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (72.73%) Nessus
3 8 (72.73%) VMware
3 8 (72.73%) AIX
3 8 (72.73%) Linux
3 8 (72.73%) Apache
3 8 (72.73%) Unix
3 8 (72.73%) IBM
3 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
3 8 (72.73%) Tivoli
3 8 (72.73%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 8 (72.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (54.55%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (54.55%) Clustering
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft App-V

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea 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 9 (81.82%) Confluence
2 8 (72.73%) Apache
3 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
3 6 (54.55%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MongoDB
1 6 (54.55%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Jenkins
1 9 (81.82%) JIRA
2 8 (72.73%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Elastic Stack
1 8 (72.73%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Clustering
1 6 (54.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) AIX
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
1 8 (72.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 8 (72.73%) Unix
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) IT Governance
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) High Availability
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
1 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (54.55%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) Puppet
2 8 (72.73%) Ansible
2 8 (72.73%) Nessus
2 8 (72.73%) Packer
2 8 (72.73%) Rundeck
2 8 (72.73%) Tivoli
2 8 (72.73%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 8 (72.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (72.73%) Zenoss
3 6 (54.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) IBM
1 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
1 8 (72.73%) Sonatype
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) Symantec
3 2 (18.18%) SAP