The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architecture
UK / Wales
Rank 61 - 63
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.99% - 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £489 £475
% change year-on-year -1.53% +2.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 - £49.50

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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 580 578 531
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 82.27% 84.88% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 396 295
Median daily rate £393 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 29 21
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.25 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.65% +54.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in Wales

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architecture in Wales

Technical Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Architecture in Wales

Technical Architecture
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 Technical Architecture within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 March 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 - 5 £500 -
West Wales - 2 - -
Technical Architecture
UK

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 7 (53.85%) Hadoop
2 6 (46.15%) Data Quality
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (38.46%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (38.46%) Informatica
3 5 (38.46%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (38.46%) ERwin
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (38.46%) Data Management
3 5 (38.46%) TOGAF
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (38.46%) ETL
3 5 (38.46%) Quality Management
3 5 (38.46%) Migration
3 5 (38.46%) Ab Initio
3 5 (38.46%) Teradata
3 5 (38.46%) Data Analytics
3 5 (38.46%) Analytics
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (38.46%) QlikView
3 5 (38.46%) Dimensional Modelling
3 5 (38.46%) Data Migration
3 5 (38.46%) Data Architecture
3 5 (38.46%) Open Source
3 5 (38.46%) Tableau
4 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) SAS
4 4 (30.77%) Netezza

Technical Architecture
Top Related 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 4 (30.77%) SAS
2 3 (23.08%) Apache Pig
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Hadoop
2 5 (38.46%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (38.46%) QlikView
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 3 (23.08%) Apache Hive
4 3 (23.08%) Big Data
5 2 (15.38%) Event Store
5 2 (15.38%) HBase
5 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
5 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
5 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
6 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (7.69%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) ERwin
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Architect
2 7 (53.85%) Data Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Big Data Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Hadoop Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Teradata Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Development Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) REST
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) Kafka
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (38.46%) Analytics
2 5 (38.46%) Data Analytics
2 5 (38.46%) Data Architecture
2 5 (38.46%) Data Management
2 5 (38.46%) Data Migration
2 5 (38.46%) Dimensional Modelling
2 5 (38.46%) ETL
2 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 5 (38.46%) Open Source
2 5 (38.46%) Quality Management
2 5 (38.46%) TOGAF
3 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) MapReduce
3 3 (23.08%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) HDFS
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) Ambari
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (7.69%) Oozie
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Ab Initio
1 5 (38.46%) Informatica
1 5 (38.46%) MicroStrategy
1 5 (38.46%) Tableau
1 5 (38.46%) Teradata
2 4 (30.77%) Netezza
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Cloudera
3 2 (15.38%) Hortonworks
4 1 (7.69%) Splunk