The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 30 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.

Technical Architect
UK / Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 70 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.15% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £522 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.30% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £49.50

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 688 644 692
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.49% 98.47% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 430 395
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £188 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 39 43
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.20 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +1.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Wales

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architect in Wales

Technical Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Architect in Wales

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Technical 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 Technical Architect in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) IT Governance
2 6 (54.55%) Nessus
2 6 (54.55%) JIRA
2 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (54.55%) Zenoss
2 6 (54.55%) Puppet
2 6 (54.55%) Confluence
2 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 6 (54.55%) Tivoli
2 6 (54.55%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 6 (54.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) AIX
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Apache
2 6 (54.55%) Unix
2 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
2 6 (54.55%) MCollective
2 6 (54.55%) Ansible
2 6 (54.55%) Rundeck
2 6 (54.55%) Packer
2 6 (54.55%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (54.55%) Sonatype
2 6 (54.55%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) PKI
4 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared

Technical 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 (54.55%) Apache
1 6 (54.55%) Confluence
2 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (9.09%) Force.com
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
1 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
1 6 (54.55%) JIRA
1 6 (54.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Law
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (54.55%) MCollective
2 1 (9.09%) Mason
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
1 4 (36.36%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) AIX
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Unix
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) IT Governance
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) High Availability
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (36.36%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Ansible
1 6 (54.55%) Nessus
1 6 (54.55%) Packer
1 6 (54.55%) Puppet
1 6 (54.55%) Rundeck
1 6 (54.55%) Tivoli
1 6 (54.55%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 6 (54.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (54.55%) Zenoss
2 4 (36.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) IBM
1 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
1 6 (54.55%) Sonatype
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Symantec
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) Nintex
4 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (9.09%) WSO2