The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 33 49 27
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 14 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.55% 1.21% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.86% 1.34% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Average daily rate
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£475 £600 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +26.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £470
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -18.18%
Architect
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
363 374 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 92.13% 90.78% 88.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 234 60
Average daily rate £350 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £175 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £465 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 11
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £27.50 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.86%) Java
3 20 (40.82%) Open Source
4 19 (38.78%) Mentoring
5 18 (36.73%) Linux
5 18 (36.73%) HTML
6 17 (34.69%) Relational Database
7 16 (32.65%) NoSQL
7 16 (32.65%) Python
7 16 (32.65%) Ruby
8 15 (30.61%) JIRA
8 15 (30.61%) Selenium
8 15 (30.61%) Django
8 15 (30.61%) Confluence
8 15 (30.61%) HTML5
8 15 (30.61%) Puppet
8 15 (30.61%) JSON
8 15 (30.61%) Scala
8 15 (30.61%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (28.57%) Jenkins
9 14 (28.57%) RESTful
9 14 (28.57%) MongoDB
9 14 (28.57%) Spring
10 8 (16.33%) Scrum
10 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
11 6 (12.24%) Web Development
12 5 (10.20%) XML
12 5 (10.20%) User Experience
13 4 (8.16%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (8.16%) SharePoint

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (30.61%) Confluence
2 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.08%) Tuxedo
4 2 (4.08%) MQSeries
4 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.04%) Alfresco
5 1 (2.04%) CMS
5 1 (2.04%) Documentum
5 1 (2.04%) JBoss
5 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Teamcenter
2 1 (2.04%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.04%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.04%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (6.12%) LAN
2 3 (6.12%) WAN
3 2 (4.08%) VLAN
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.04%) Firewall
4 1 (2.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (2.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) Relational Database
2 16 (32.65%) NoSQL
3 14 (28.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.04%) Big Data
5 1 (2.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (30.61%) JIRA
1 15 (30.61%) Selenium
2 14 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.08%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.73%) HTML
2 15 (30.61%) Django
2 15 (30.61%) HTML5
2 15 (30.61%) JSON
3 14 (28.57%) RESTful
3 14 (28.57%) Spring
4 5 (10.20%) XML
5 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.08%) Itk
5 2 (4.08%) .NET
5 2 (4.08%) J2EE
5 2 (4.08%) SOAP
5 2 (4.08%) XSL
5 2 (4.08%) XSLT
5 2 (4.08%) Swing
6 1 (2.04%) JPA
6 1 (2.04%) jQuery
6 1 (2.04%) Middleware
6 1 (2.04%) Web Services
6 1 (2.04%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.82%) Open Source
2 5 (10.20%) User Experience
3 3 (6.12%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.78%) Mentoring
3 8 (16.33%) Scrum
4 6 (12.24%) Web Development
5 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.12%) Network Design
5 3 (6.12%) Line Management
6 2 (4.08%) DevOps
6 2 (4.08%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (4.08%) Physical Data Model
6 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.08%) ERP
6 2 (4.08%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.08%) SOA
6 2 (4.08%) CRM
6 2 (4.08%) PLM
6 2 (4.08%) CAD
6 2 (4.08%) Software Architecture
6 2 (4.08%) Data Architecture
7 1 (2.04%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) Java
2 16 (32.65%) Python
2 16 (32.65%) Ruby
3 15 (30.61%) Scala
4 3 (6.12%) C++
4 3 (6.12%) COBOL
5 2 (4.08%) C
5 2 (4.08%) SQL
6 1 (2.04%) Groovy
6 1 (2.04%) Clojure
6 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.12%) vSphere
2 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (30.61%) Puppet
1 15 (30.61%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.04%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) EMC
1 4 (8.16%) Cisco
2 3 (6.12%) VMware
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) Tableau
3 2 (4.08%) Siemens
4 1 (2.04%) Fujitsu
4 1 (2.04%) hybris
4 1 (2.04%) ICL
4 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.04%) IBM
4 1 (2.04%) OpenText
4 1 (2.04%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) F5
4 1 (2.04%) SaltStack