The median contractor rate for a Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 57 50
Rank change year-on-year +39 -7  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 48 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 7.09% 2.17% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.35% 2.21% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 12 13
Median daily rate £500 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £58.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £47.91 £42.00
% change year-on-year -11.29% +14.07%  

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 653 633 738
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.45% 97.99% 96.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 414 440
Median daily rate £393 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.66% +4.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £241 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £454 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 45 40
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £12.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.84% +4.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.50 £18.27
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 3 months to 28 April 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
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 3 months to 28 April 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
South Wales +39 43 £506 +12.50% 11
North Wales - 1 £513 -
Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 19 (23.75%) SAP
2 17 (21.25%) Data Modelling
3 16 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (17.50%) Workflow
4 14 (17.50%) Security Cleared
4 14 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 12 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 12 (15.00%) Migration
6 11 (13.75%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (12.50%) Use Case
7 10 (12.50%) Service Design
7 10 (12.50%) SAP Certification
7 10 (12.50%) Degree
8 9 (11.25%) Content Management
8 9 (11.25%) Management Information System
8 9 (11.25%) Web Services
8 9 (11.25%) Java
8 9 (11.25%) Data Architecture
9 8 (10.00%) Data Migration
9 8 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
9 8 (10.00%) Oracle
9 8 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (10.00%) ETL
9 8 (10.00%) UML
9 8 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (10.00%) Service Delivery
9 8 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
10 7 (8.75%) Finance
10 7 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management

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 (7.50%) SAS
2 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.50%) ArcGIS
3 2 (2.50%) IIS
3 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.25%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) SAP HR
1 3 (3.75%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (2.50%) SAP CRM
2 2 (2.50%) SAP HCM
2 2 (2.50%) SAP SRM
3 1 (1.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) GitHub
1 3 (3.75%) PaaS
2 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.25%) Force.com
3 1 (1.25%) iPaaS
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (1.25%) Internet
1 1 (1.25%) LAN
1 1 (1.25%) LDAP
1 1 (1.25%) MPLS
1 1 (1.25%) WAN
1 1 (1.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (8.75%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (8.75%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (8.75%) QlikView
2 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.50%) Hadoop
4 5 (6.25%) GIS
5 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) ERwin
2 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.25%) Ant
3 1 (1.25%) Hudson
3 1 (1.25%) Maven
3 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (8.75%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Publishing
3 2 (2.50%) Back Office
4 1 (1.25%) Advertising
4 1 (1.25%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Law
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.25%) Web Services
2 4 (5.00%) Spring
2 4 (5.00%) XML
3 3 (3.75%) Dropwizard
3 3 (3.75%) Java EE
3 3 (3.75%) Kafka
3 3 (3.75%) Middleware
3 3 (3.75%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (3.75%) REST
3 3 (3.75%) RESTful
3 3 (3.75%) Swagger
4 2 (2.50%) .NET
5 1 (1.25%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.25%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.25%) jQuery
5 1 (1.25%) JSR 170
5 1 (1.25%) Mason
5 1 (1.25%) SAP PI
5 1 (1.25%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.75%) Client/Server
3 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.50%) Cyber Defence
4 4 (5.00%) Data Structures
4 4 (5.00%) NHS
5 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.25%) Fintech
6 1 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.25%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.75%) Linux
2 1 (1.25%) Windows
2 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.25%) Data Modelling
2 16 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 14 (17.50%) Workflow
4 12 (15.00%) Migration
4 12 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 11 (13.75%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (12.50%) Service Design
6 10 (12.50%) Use Case
7 9 (11.25%) Content Management
7 9 (11.25%) Data Architecture
8 8 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (10.00%) Data Migration
8 8 (10.00%) ETL
8 8 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
8 8 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
8 8 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 8 (10.00%) UML
9 7 (8.75%) Conceptual Models
9 7 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.25%) Java
2 3 (3.75%) SQL
3 2 (2.50%) VB
3 2 (2.50%) VB6
4 1 (1.25%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.25%) C
4 1 (1.25%) C#
4 1 (1.25%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 14 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.50%) Degree
3 10 (12.50%) SAP Certification
4 1 (1.25%) CCIE
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.00%) HL7
3 2 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 19 (23.75%) SAP
2 8 (10.00%) Oracle
3 7 (8.75%) Ab Initio
3 7 (8.75%) Informatica
3 7 (8.75%) MicroStrategy
3 7 (8.75%) Tableau
3 7 (8.75%) Teradata
4 6 (7.50%) Netezza
5 5 (6.25%) ESRI
6 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.50%) Ariba
7 2 (2.50%) Nintex
8 1 (1.25%) Adobe
8 1 (1.25%) Cisco
8 1 (1.25%) IBM
8 1 (1.25%) Infor
8 1 (1.25%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.25%) WSO2
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