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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 19 26 17
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 66 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.84% 5.09% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.87% 5.40% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 12 6
Average daily rate
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£550 £529 £638
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -17.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £402 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £552 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £499 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £54.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.18% +54.28%
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
669 352 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 89.56% 94.37% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 232 65
Average daily rate £425 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 25 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 £14.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -15.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £57.75 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 66 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (44.44%) Open Source
3 51 (43.59%) Java
4 47 (40.17%) NoSQL
5 44 (37.61%) MongoDB
6 43 (36.75%) JSON
7 40 (34.19%) HTML
7 40 (34.19%) Scala
8 38 (32.48%) Ruby
9 36 (30.77%) Django
10 35 (29.91%) RESTful
11 34 (29.06%) Linux
12 28 (23.93%) Relational Database
13 26 (22.22%) Play Framework
14 25 (21.37%) Python
14 25 (21.37%) Opscode Chef
14 25 (21.37%) Puppet
14 25 (21.37%) HTML5
15 24 (20.51%) Selenium
15 24 (20.51%) JIRA
16 23 (19.66%) Spring
17 22 (18.80%) Confluence
17 22 (18.80%) Jenkins
18 21 (17.95%) Configuration Management
19 19 (16.24%) TDD
19 19 (16.24%) Scrum
20 18 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
21 17 (14.53%) Microservices
21 17 (14.53%) MySQL
22 16 (13.68%) PostgreSQL

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (18.80%) Confluence
2 13 (11.11%) Tuxedo
3 7 (5.98%) JBoss
3 7 (5.98%) WebSphere
4 6 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.85%) CMS
5 1 (0.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.85%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.85%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.71%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.84%) HTTP
2 7 (5.98%) SSL
3 5 (4.27%) Internet
4 2 (1.71%) VLAN
5 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.85%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (40.17%) NoSQL
2 44 (37.61%) MongoDB
3 28 (23.93%) Relational Database
4 18 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 17 (14.53%) MySQL
6 16 (13.68%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.56%) OLTP
7 3 (2.56%) Big Data
8 2 (1.71%) IDMS
8 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (20.51%) JIRA
1 24 (20.51%) Selenium
2 22 (18.80%) Jenkins
3 10 (8.55%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.27%) Subversion
5 1 (0.85%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.85%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.85%) ERwin
General
1 11 (9.40%) Finance
2 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.85%) Games
2 1 (0.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (36.75%) JSON
2 40 (34.19%) HTML
3 36 (30.77%) Django
4 35 (29.91%) RESTful
5 26 (22.22%) Play Framework
6 25 (21.37%) HTML5
7 23 (19.66%) Spring
8 16 (13.68%) REST
9 14 (11.97%) Ruby on Rails
9 14 (11.97%) XML
10 13 (11.11%) CSS
11 10 (8.55%) SOAP
12 8 (6.84%) SAML
13 6 (5.13%) Swing
13 6 (5.13%) Itk
14 5 (4.27%) XSL
14 5 (4.27%) XSLT
15 3 (2.56%) .NET
15 3 (2.56%) J2EE
15 3 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.68%) User Experience
2 13 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 10 (8.55%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (6.84%) Social Media
5 6 (5.13%) Reference Data
5 6 (5.13%) Data Integration
6 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.71%) PKI
8 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.85%) Online Games
8 1 (0.85%) NHS
8 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 34 (29.06%) Linux
2 15 (12.82%) VME
3 8 (6.84%) UNIX
4 7 (5.98%) Solaris
5 2 (1.71%) Windows
5 2 (1.71%) AIX
5 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (44.44%) Open Source
3 21 (17.95%) Configuration Management
4 19 (16.24%) Scrum
4 19 (16.24%) TDD
5 17 (14.53%) Microservices
6 16 (13.68%) Kanban
7 15 (12.82%) Data Modelling
8 14 (11.97%) Software Architecture
8 14 (11.97%) User Stories
9 12 (10.26%) Mentoring
10 11 (9.40%) Business Analysis
11 8 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (6.84%) Information Security
11 8 (6.84%) Migration
12 7 (5.98%) SOA
12 7 (5.98%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (5.98%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (5.98%) Data Architecture
13 6 (5.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (43.59%) Java
2 40 (34.19%) Scala
3 38 (32.48%) Ruby
4 25 (21.37%) Python
5 12 (10.26%) COBOL
6 8 (6.84%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.13%) C
7 6 (5.13%) C++
8 2 (1.71%) PHP
9 1 (0.85%) Groovy
9 1 (0.85%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 13 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (6.84%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (21.37%) Puppet
1 25 (21.37%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.27%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (6.84%) VMware
2 6 (5.13%) Oracle
2 6 (5.13%) Siemens
3 5 (4.27%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.27%) Tableau
4 3 (2.56%) SAP
5 2 (1.71%) IBM
5 2 (1.71%) HP
5 2 (1.71%) 3PAR
6 1 (0.85%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.85%) Informatica
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