Period
to 20 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £498 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 20 July 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 37 36
Rank change year-on-year +22 -1 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 97 69 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 7.35% 5.69% 4.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.62% 5.80% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 52 49
Wales median daily rate £498 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.50% +11.11% -14.29%
10th Percentile £294 £371 £391
90th Percentile £575 £650 £590
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £510
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 1
Wales median hourly rate £57.50 £74.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.30% +105.56% -
UK median hourly rate £55.41 £47.91 £40.00
% change year-on-year +15.64% +19.78% -21.38%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1273 1189 1558
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.44% 98.02% 96.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 775 996
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £211 £186
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £427 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.47% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 81 83
Wales median hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.67% +11.11% -10.74%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.25 £10.05
90th Percentile £77.50 £62.50 £21.95
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Wales

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Wales

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Wales over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Wales

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Wales

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Wales over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Architect in Wales

Architect
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 20 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
South Wales +28 82 £500 +11.11% 3
West Wales -16 1 £550 -12.00%
North Wales - 1 £513 -
Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Wales region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 29 (29.90%) Data Modelling
2 23 (23.71%) Workflow
3 20 (20.62%) GAP Analysis
3 20 (20.62%) Security Cleared
4 19 (19.59%) Content Management
5 17 (17.53%) SC Cleared
5 17 (17.53%) SAP
6 16 (16.49%) Use Case
6 16 (16.49%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (16.49%) Logical Data Model
7 15 (15.46%) Requirements Analysis
8 13 (13.40%) UML
9 12 (12.37%) Conceptual Models
10 11 (11.34%) Service Design
10 11 (11.34%) Data Architecture
10 11 (11.34%) Data Management
10 11 (11.34%) TOGAF
11 10 (10.31%) Migration
11 10 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (10.31%) SOA
11 10 (10.31%) SAP Certification
12 9 (9.28%) Back Office
12 9 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (9.28%) Degree
13 8 (8.25%) Data Migration
13 8 (8.25%) Management Information System
13 8 (8.25%) ETL
13 8 (8.25%) Client/Server
13 8 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (8.25%) Oracle

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (6.19%) SAS
2 4 (4.12%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.06%) IIS
4 1 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.03%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) SAP HR
1 3 (3.09%) SAP Payroll
1 3 (3.09%) SAP SRM
2 2 (2.06%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.03%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.03%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.03%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) GitHub
1 3 (3.09%) PaaS
2 1 (1.03%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (1.03%) Internet
1 1 (1.03%) LAN
1 1 (1.03%) LDAP
1 1 (1.03%) MPLS
1 1 (1.03%) WAN
1 1 (1.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (7.22%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (7.22%) Hadoop
1 7 (7.22%) QlikView
1 7 (7.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (7.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (6.19%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.12%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.06%) GIS
4 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (7.22%) ERwin
2 3 (3.09%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (9.28%) Back Office
2 4 (4.12%) Finance
3 3 (3.09%) Publishing
4 1 (1.03%) Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Legal
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.25%) Web Services
2 4 (4.12%) XML
3 3 (3.09%) Kafka
3 3 (3.09%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (3.09%) RESTful
3 3 (3.09%) Swagger
4 2 (2.06%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.03%) .NET
5 1 (1.03%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.03%) Java EE
5 1 (1.03%) jQuery
5 1 (1.03%) JSR 170
5 1 (1.03%) Middleware
5 1 (1.03%) React
5 1 (1.03%) REST
5 1 (1.03%) SAP PI
5 1 (1.03%) Spring
5 1 (1.03%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) Client/Server
1 8 (8.25%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.19%) NHS
3 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.12%) Cyber Defence
3 4 (4.12%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.09%) DataPower
5 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.90%) Data Modelling
2 23 (23.71%) Workflow
3 20 (20.62%) GAP Analysis
4 19 (19.59%) Content Management
5 16 (16.49%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (16.49%) Logical Data Model
5 16 (16.49%) Use Case
6 15 (15.46%) Requirements Analysis
7 13 (13.40%) UML
8 12 (12.37%) Conceptual Models
9 11 (11.34%) Data Architecture
9 11 (11.34%) Data Management
9 11 (11.34%) Service Design
9 11 (11.34%) TOGAF
10 10 (10.31%) Migration
10 10 (10.31%) SOA
10 10 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (8.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.12%) Java
2 2 (2.06%) SQL
2 2 (2.06%) VB
2 2 (2.06%) VB6
3 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (20.62%) Security Cleared
2 17 (17.53%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.31%) SAP Certification
4 9 (9.28%) Degree
5 2 (2.06%) CCIE
5 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.03%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (1.03%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) Data Quality
2 6 (6.19%) HL7
3 4 (4.12%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.03%) GDPR
Vendors
1 17 (17.53%) SAP
2 8 (8.25%) Oracle
3 7 (7.22%) Ab Initio
3 7 (7.22%) Informatica
3 7 (7.22%) MicroStrategy
3 7 (7.22%) Tableau
3 7 (7.22%) Teradata
4 6 (6.19%) Netezza
5 3 (3.09%) Ariba
6 2 (2.06%) Avaya
6 2 (2.06%) ESRI
6 2 (2.06%) McAfee
6 2 (2.06%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.06%) Verint
7 1 (1.03%) Adobe
7 1 (1.03%) Cisco
7 1 (1.03%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.03%) HP
7 1 (1.03%) IBM
7 1 (1.03%) VMware
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