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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 11 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 71 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.16% 5.01% 4.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.50% 5.41% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 12 7
Average daily rate
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£475 £529 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.16% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £552 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £485 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.03% +7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £66.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-9.84% +83.33%
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
568 333 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 89.31% 92.76% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 221 67
Average daily rate £415 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £242 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 25 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% -2.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £8.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £35.25 £17.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 4 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 4 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 52 (50.49%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (43.69%) Open Source
3 44 (42.72%) Java
4 39 (37.86%) Scala
5 38 (36.89%) NoSQL
6 37 (35.92%) MongoDB
6 37 (35.92%) Ruby
7 35 (33.98%) Django
8 33 (32.04%) JSON
8 33 (32.04%) RESTful
9 30 (29.13%) HTML
10 28 (27.18%) Relational Database
11 25 (24.27%) Linux
12 24 (23.30%) JIRA
12 24 (23.30%) Selenium
13 23 (22.33%) HTML5
13 23 (22.33%) Puppet
13 23 (22.33%) Python
13 23 (22.33%) Play Framework
13 23 (22.33%) Opscode Chef
14 22 (21.36%) Jenkins
14 22 (21.36%) Confluence
14 22 (21.36%) Spring
15 19 (18.45%) TDD
15 19 (18.45%) Scrum
16 16 (15.53%) VME
16 16 (15.53%) Kanban
16 16 (15.53%) User Experience
17 15 (14.56%) Mainframe
18 14 (13.59%) Tuxedo

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (21.36%) Confluence
2 14 (13.59%) Tuxedo
3 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.97%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.97%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.97%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.97%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.97%) SaaS
2 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.91%) Internet
2 2 (1.94%) VLAN
3 1 (0.97%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.97%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (36.89%) NoSQL
2 37 (35.92%) MongoDB
3 28 (27.18%) Relational Database
4 14 (13.59%) MySQL
5 13 (12.62%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (12.62%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.91%) OLTP
7 2 (1.94%) IDMS
7 2 (1.94%) Big Data
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.97%) Redis
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (23.30%) JIRA
1 24 (23.30%) Selenium
2 22 (21.36%) Jenkins
3 10 (9.71%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.85%) Subversion
5 1 (0.97%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.97%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.97%) ERwin
General
1 11 (10.68%) Finance
2 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.97%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (33.98%) Django
2 33 (32.04%) JSON
2 33 (32.04%) RESTful
3 30 (29.13%) HTML
4 23 (22.33%) HTML5
4 23 (22.33%) Play Framework
5 22 (21.36%) Spring
6 13 (12.62%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (5.83%) XML
7 6 (5.83%) Swing
7 6 (5.83%) Itk
8 5 (4.85%) XSL
8 5 (4.85%) XSLT
8 5 (4.85%) REST
9 3 (2.91%) Middleware
10 2 (1.94%) .NET
10 2 (1.94%) CSS
11 1 (0.97%) SOAP
11 1 (0.97%) Web Services
11 1 (0.97%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.53%) User Experience
2 15 (14.56%) Mainframe
3 8 (7.77%) Social Media
3 8 (7.77%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.85%) Reference Data
4 5 (4.85%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.94%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.97%) NHS
6 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.27%) Linux
2 16 (15.53%) VME
3 6 (5.83%) UNIX
4 2 (1.94%) Windows
4 2 (1.94%) AIX
4 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (50.49%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (43.69%) Open Source
3 19 (18.45%) TDD
3 19 (18.45%) Scrum
4 16 (15.53%) Kanban
5 14 (13.59%) Data Modelling
6 13 (12.62%) Configuration Management
6 13 (12.62%) Software Architecture
6 13 (12.62%) User Stories
6 13 (12.62%) Mentoring
7 11 (10.68%) Business Analysis
8 10 (9.71%) Microservices
9 7 (6.80%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (5.83%) PLM
10 6 (5.83%) Web Development
10 6 (5.83%) Data Architecture
10 6 (5.83%) CAD
10 6 (5.83%) Validation
11 5 (4.85%) SOA
12 4 (3.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 44 (42.72%) Java
2 39 (37.86%) Scala
3 37 (35.92%) Ruby
4 23 (22.33%) Python
5 13 (12.62%) COBOL
6 6 (5.83%) C
6 6 (5.83%) C++
7 5 (4.85%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.94%) PHP
9 1 (0.97%) Groovy
9 1 (0.97%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 10 (9.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (22.33%) Puppet
1 23 (22.33%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.85%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.97%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (5.83%) Siemens
2 5 (4.85%) Tableau
2 5 (4.85%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.88%) Oracle
4 3 (2.91%) SAP
5 2 (1.94%) IBM
5 2 (1.94%) HP
5 2 (1.94%) 3PAR
6 1 (0.97%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.97%) Informatica