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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 8 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 114 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.50% 3.70% 2.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.90% 4.00% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 11 9
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£475 £513 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £375 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £552 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £71.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-16.19% +100.00%
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
820 525 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 89.91% 92.43% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 313 148
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 38 48
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -19.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £33.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +16 88 £475 -7.99% 7
Durham +4 12 £463 +56.77%
Teesside - 4 £538 -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 56 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (32.90%) Java
3 48 (30.97%) Open Source
4 41 (26.45%) Scala
5 40 (25.81%) NoSQL
6 39 (25.16%) MongoDB
6 39 (25.16%) Ruby
7 37 (23.87%) Django
8 36 (23.23%) JSON
8 36 (23.23%) RESTful
9 31 (20.00%) HTML
10 29 (18.71%) Relational Database
11 28 (18.06%) Linux
12 25 (16.13%) JIRA
12 25 (16.13%) Selenium
13 24 (15.48%) Puppet
13 24 (15.48%) HTML5
13 24 (15.48%) Opscode Chef
13 24 (15.48%) Play Framework
13 24 (15.48%) Python
14 23 (14.84%) Spring
14 23 (14.84%) Jenkins
14 23 (14.84%) Confluence
15 20 (12.90%) User Experience
16 19 (12.26%) Scrum
16 19 (12.26%) TDD
17 18 (11.61%) VME
18 17 (10.97%) Business Analysis
18 17 (10.97%) Finance
19 16 (10.32%) Data Modelling

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 23 (14.84%) Confluence
2 14 (9.03%) Tuxedo
3 4 (2.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.65%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.87%) Teamcenter
2 3 (1.94%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.94%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.94%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.94%) Amazon S3
1 3 (1.94%) SaaS
2 2 (1.29%) iPaaS
3 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.94%) Internet
1 3 (1.94%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.29%) VLAN
2 2 (1.29%) Network Security
3 1 (0.65%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (25.81%) NoSQL
2 39 (25.16%) MongoDB
3 29 (18.71%) Relational Database
4 15 (9.68%) MySQL
5 14 (9.03%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (9.03%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.94%) OLTP
7 2 (1.29%) Big Data
7 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.29%) IDMS
7 2 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (16.13%) JIRA
1 25 (16.13%) Selenium
2 23 (14.84%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.45%) Cucumber
4 5 (3.23%) Subversion
5 1 (0.65%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.65%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.65%) ERwin
General
1 17 (10.97%) Finance
2 4 (2.58%) Banking
3 2 (1.29%) Retail
4 1 (0.65%) Billing
4 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (23.87%) Django
2 36 (23.23%) JSON
2 36 (23.23%) RESTful
3 31 (20.00%) HTML
4 24 (15.48%) HTML5
4 24 (15.48%) Play Framework
5 23 (14.84%) Spring
6 14 (9.03%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (3.87%) XML
7 6 (3.87%) Swing
7 6 (3.87%) Middleware
7 6 (3.87%) Itk
8 5 (3.23%) XSL
8 5 (3.23%) XSLT
8 5 (3.23%) REST
9 3 (1.94%) .NET
10 2 (1.29%) CSS
11 1 (0.65%) SOAP
11 1 (0.65%) Web Services
11 1 (0.65%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.90%) User Experience
2 16 (10.32%) Mainframe
3 10 (6.45%) Data Integration
4 9 (5.81%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (5.16%) Social Media
6 6 (3.87%) Reference Data
7 4 (2.58%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.94%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.29%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.29%) GIS
9 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.65%) NHS
10 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.06%) Linux
2 18 (11.61%) VME
3 7 (4.52%) UNIX
4 4 (2.58%) Windows
5 3 (1.94%) AIX
5 3 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (30.97%) Open Source
3 19 (12.26%) TDD
3 19 (12.26%) Scrum
4 17 (10.97%) Business Analysis
5 16 (10.32%) Kanban
5 16 (10.32%) Data Modelling
6 15 (9.68%) Migration
7 14 (9.03%) Configuration Management
7 14 (9.03%) Software Architecture
7 14 (9.03%) User Stories
7 14 (9.03%) Mentoring
8 13 (8.39%) SOA
9 10 (6.45%) Microservices
10 9 (5.81%) UML
10 9 (5.81%) Data Architecture
11 7 (4.52%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (3.87%) Portfolio Management
12 6 (3.87%) Web Development
12 6 (3.87%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 51 (32.90%) Java
2 41 (26.45%) Scala
3 39 (25.16%) Ruby
4 24 (15.48%) Python
5 14 (9.03%) COBOL
6 7 (4.52%) C++
7 6 (3.87%) C
8 5 (3.23%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.94%) SQL
10 2 (1.29%) PHP
10 2 (1.29%) C#
11 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.65%) Groovy
11 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.65%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 15 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.16%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.65%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.65%) COBIT
1 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (15.48%) Puppet
1 24 (15.48%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.65%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (9.68%) Oracle
2 13 (8.39%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.16%) SAP
4 6 (3.87%) Siemens
5 5 (3.23%) Tableau
6 3 (1.94%) 3PAR
6 3 (1.94%) IBM
6 3 (1.94%) HP
7 1 (0.65%) Informatica
7 1 (0.65%) SaltStack
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