The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 36 43 22
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 22 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.61% 2.65% 4.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.94% 2.95% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 10
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £550 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £44.63 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+10.92% -6.05%
Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
558 440 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 91.48% 89.80% 92.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 244 107
Average daily rate £350 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 39 47
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Architect
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +6 11 £475 -5.00% 4
Durham - 5 £450 -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.77%) Java
3 19 (29.23%) Linux
3 19 (29.23%) Open Source
3 19 (29.23%) Mentoring
4 16 (24.62%) Relational Database
4 16 (24.62%) Python
4 16 (24.62%) HTML
5 15 (23.08%) Ruby
5 15 (23.08%) JSON
5 15 (23.08%) JIRA
5 15 (23.08%) Selenium
5 15 (23.08%) Django
5 15 (23.08%) Scala
5 15 (23.08%) Confluence
5 15 (23.08%) HTML5
5 15 (23.08%) Puppet
5 15 (23.08%) MongoDB
5 15 (23.08%) NoSQL
6 14 (21.54%) RESTful
6 14 (21.54%) Jenkins
6 14 (21.54%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (21.54%) Spring
7 12 (18.46%) Oracle
8 10 (15.38%) Oracle Database
9 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
10 8 (12.31%) SQL
11 7 (10.77%) C
11 7 (10.77%) Tuxedo
11 7 (10.77%) Scrum

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (23.08%) Confluence
2 7 (10.77%) Tuxedo
3 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.62%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.08%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.54%) Documentum
6 1 (1.54%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.54%) CMS
6 1 (1.54%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.54%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.62%) Office 365
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) LAN
1 5 (7.69%) WAN
2 4 (6.15%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (3.08%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.54%) Firewall
4 1 (1.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) Relational Database
2 15 (23.08%) MongoDB
2 15 (23.08%) NoSQL
3 10 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.54%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 15 (23.08%) JIRA
1 15 (23.08%) Selenium
2 14 (21.54%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (6.15%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.62%) HTML
2 15 (23.08%) JSON
2 15 (23.08%) Django
2 15 (23.08%) HTML5
3 14 (21.54%) Spring
3 14 (21.54%) RESTful
4 3 (4.62%) Web Services
4 3 (4.62%) XML
4 3 (4.62%) Middleware
5 2 (3.08%) .NET
5 2 (3.08%) J2EE
5 2 (3.08%) SOAP
6 1 (1.54%) SAP Basis
6 1 (1.54%) REST
6 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.54%) Play Framework
6 1 (1.54%) jQuery
6 1 (1.54%) JPA
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Open Source
2 4 (6.15%) User Experience
3 3 (4.62%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.54%) AS400
4 1 (1.54%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.54%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.23%) Linux
2 6 (9.23%) UNIX
3 3 (4.62%) VME
4 2 (3.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.23%) Mentoring
3 7 (10.77%) Scrum
4 6 (9.23%) Web Development
4 6 (9.23%) Performance Testing
5 5 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
5 5 (7.69%) Network Design
5 5 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 4 (6.15%) ERP
6 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.62%) Data Modelling
7 3 (4.62%) CRM
7 3 (4.62%) Line Management
8 2 (3.08%) SOA
8 2 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.08%) TOGAF
8 2 (3.08%) Logical Data Model
8 2 (3.08%) Physical Data Model
8 2 (3.08%) Data Architecture
8 2 (3.08%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.77%) Java
2 16 (24.62%) Python
3 15 (23.08%) Ruby
3 15 (23.08%) Scala
4 8 (12.31%) SQL
5 7 (10.77%) C
6 6 (9.23%) VB
6 6 (9.23%) PL/SQL
6 6 (9.23%) Shell Script
6 6 (9.23%) VB6
7 2 (3.08%) COBOL
8 1 (1.54%) ABAP
8 1 (1.54%) C#
8 1 (1.54%) C++
8 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (23.08%) Puppet
2 14 (21.54%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Oracle
2 5 (7.69%) VMware
2 5 (7.69%) SAP
2 5 (7.69%) EMC
3 4 (6.15%) Cisco
4 2 (3.08%) IBM
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.54%) NetApp
5 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.54%) Open Text
5 1 (1.54%) ICL
5 1 (1.54%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.54%) hybris
5 1 (1.54%) F5
5 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
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