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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 26 16 31
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 19 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.09% 3.68% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.40% 4.14% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 5
Average daily rate
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£529 £638 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.05% +44.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £413 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £750 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £498 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £54.00 £35.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+54.28% -16.66%
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
352 145 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 94.37% 88.96% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 65 149
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £259 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.88 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.96% +12.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £18.90 £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014, 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 20 (57.14%) Open Source
2 10 (28.57%) COBOL
2 10 (28.57%) Middleware
3 9 (25.71%) LAN
3 9 (25.71%) WAN
3 9 (25.71%) VME
3 9 (25.71%) Migration
3 9 (25.71%) Network Design
3 9 (25.71%) ICL
4 8 (22.86%) Fujitsu
4 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.86%) C
5 7 (20.00%) HP
5 7 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
7 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
7 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
8 3 (8.57%) Java
9 2 (5.71%) MySQL
9 2 (5.71%) Linux
9 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.71%) Windows
9 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (5.71%) Scrum
9 2 (5.71%) RESTful
9 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
9 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (5.71%) REST

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) LAN
1 9 (25.71%) WAN
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) SSL
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.86%) Network Security
2 1 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.71%) MySQL
2 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.86%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) Middleware
2 2 (5.71%) RESTful
2 2 (5.71%) REST
3 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (57.14%) Open Source
2 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) VME
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Migration
1 9 (25.71%) Network Design
2 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Software Architecture
4 2 (5.71%) Scrum
4 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.86%) Project Management
5 1 (2.86%) Service Management
5 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.86%) Network Management
5 1 (2.86%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.86%) DevOps
5 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) COBOL
2 8 (22.86%) C
3 3 (8.57%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.86%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby
4 1 (2.86%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.86%) ISO 14001
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Puppet
1 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) ICL
2 8 (22.86%) Fujitsu
3 7 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) Juniper
4 1 (2.86%) Informatica
4 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.86%) McAfee
4 1 (2.86%) F5
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco