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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 45 34 14
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -20
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 18 4 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.75% 1.29% 8.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.00% 1.41% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 25
Average daily rate £465 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £400 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £485 £616
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £55.00 £40.07
% change year-on-year
-19.54% +37.25%
Job Titles Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
601 284 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 91.90% 91.61% 91.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 114 182
Average daily rate £296 £300 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 33
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.54% +21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £13.04 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £24.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 14 (42.42%) Java
2 10 (30.30%) XML
2 10 (30.30%) Middleware
3 9 (27.27%) J2EE
4 8 (24.24%) Open Source
5 7 (21.21%) JSON
5 7 (21.21%) COBOL
5 7 (21.21%) SOA
5 7 (21.21%) Migration
6 6 (18.18%) CRM
6 6 (18.18%) ICL
6 6 (18.18%) VME
7 5 (15.15%) Fujitsu
7 5 (15.15%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (15.15%) UNIX
7 5 (15.15%) Linux
7 5 (15.15%) C++
7 5 (15.15%) Oracle
7 5 (15.15%) Programme Management
8 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.12%) C
8 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
8 4 (12.12%) SQL
8 4 (12.12%) Web Services
8 4 (12.12%) JUnit
8 4 (12.12%) SOAP
8 4 (12.12%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
9 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (9.09%) AquaLogic
1 3 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) IMAP
1 3 (9.09%) SMTP
2 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.03%) DB2
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) JUnit
2 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.06%) Maven
3 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.03%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.06%) Aerospace
1 2 (6.06%) Advertising
2 1 (3.03%) Law
2 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) XML
1 10 (30.30%) Middleware
2 9 (27.27%) J2EE
3 7 (21.21%) JSON
4 4 (12.12%) Web Services
4 4 (12.12%) SOAP
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (9.09%) .NET
6 2 (6.06%) Spring
6 2 (6.06%) REST
7 1 (3.03%) RESTful
7 1 (3.03%) Java EE
7 1 (3.03%) Ajax
7 1 (3.03%) Struts
7 1 (3.03%) DOM
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.03%) EJB
7 1 (3.03%) JSP
7 1 (3.03%) Servlets
7 1 (3.03%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Open Source
2 1 (3.03%) FlexPod
2 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) VME
2 5 (15.15%) UNIX
2 5 (15.15%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) SOA
1 7 (21.21%) Migration
2 6 (18.18%) CRM
3 5 (15.15%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.15%) Programme Management
4 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.06%) Scrum
5 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.06%) Security Architecture
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (3.03%) Business Transformation
6 1 (3.03%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Process Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.03%) RAD
6 1 (3.03%) ETL
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) COBOL
3 5 (15.15%) C++
4 4 (12.12%) C
4 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
4 4 (12.12%) SQL
5 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) ICL
2 5 (15.15%) Fujitsu
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (6.06%) Informatica
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) JBoss
5 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) webMethods
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