The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North East region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 33 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 18 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.44% 2.87% 2.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.73% 3.10% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £475 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +6.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £435 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £750 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £35.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +31.48%
Job Titles Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
483 323 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.35% 92.55% 91.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 149 229
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 48 37
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £14.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +7.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.50 £10.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Architect
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 -8 17 £425 -19.04% 7
Durham - 1 £295 - 1
Northumberland - - - -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 13 (33.33%) Open Source
2 11 (28.21%) COBOL
2 11 (28.21%) Middleware
3 10 (25.64%) Migration
3 10 (25.64%) ICL
3 10 (25.64%) VME
4 9 (23.08%) Fujitsu
5 8 (20.51%) Programme Management
5 8 (20.51%) Network Design
5 8 (20.51%) LAN
5 8 (20.51%) WAN
5 8 (20.51%) C
5 8 (20.51%) CRM
6 7 (17.95%) HP
6 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
7 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.82%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
8 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
8 4 (10.26%) Social Media
8 4 (10.26%) Content Management
8 4 (10.26%) Adobe
8 4 (10.26%) SAML
8 4 (10.26%) SOA
8 4 (10.26%) JBoss
9 3 (7.69%) Java
9 3 (7.69%) SQL
9 3 (7.69%) .NET
9 3 (7.69%) Oracle
9 3 (7.69%) Microsoft

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) LAN
1 8 (20.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (7.69%) Advertising
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) Middleware
2 4 (10.26%) SAML
3 3 (7.69%) .NET
4 2 (5.13%) RESTful
4 2 (5.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Open Source
2 4 (10.26%) Social Media
3 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) VME
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Migration
2 8 (20.51%) Programme Management
2 8 (20.51%) Network Design
2 8 (20.51%) CRM
3 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.26%) Content Management
4 4 (10.26%) SOA
5 2 (5.13%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.13%) Scrum
5 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.13%) B2C
5 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.56%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.56%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (2.56%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) COBOL
2 8 (20.51%) C
3 3 (7.69%) Java
3 3 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) C++
4 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) ICL
2 9 (23.08%) Fujitsu
3 7 (17.95%) HP
4 4 (10.26%) Adobe
4 4 (10.26%) JBoss
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle
5 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.13%) Facebook
6 2 (5.13%) Twitter
6 2 (5.13%) SAP
7 1 (2.56%) Informatica
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