The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 36 10 25
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +15
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 125 86 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.71% 10.48% 4.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.69% 11.07% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 57 18
Median daily rate £493 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.68% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £406 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £773 £675 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.15 £50.79
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -15.03%
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
1439 777 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 88.77% 94.64% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 469 305
Median daily rate £325 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 79 27
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North East region that featured Architect in the job title.

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 28 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -23 113 £485 +2.10% 1
Durham -5 5 £475 +2.70%
Architect
England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 67 (35.26%) Security Cleared
2 57 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 43 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (20.53%) Matrix Organization
5 32 (16.84%) Enterprise Architecture
6 29 (15.26%) Degree
7 28 (14.74%) ITIL
8 27 (14.21%) TOGAF
9 25 (13.16%) Network Design
9 25 (13.16%) LAN
9 25 (13.16%) WAN
9 25 (13.16%) Relational Database
10 24 (12.63%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 23 (12.11%) Finance
12 22 (11.58%) Java
13 21 (11.05%) Management Information System
13 21 (11.05%) Open Source
13 21 (11.05%) Office Automation
14 20 (10.53%) Private Cloud
14 20 (10.53%) CISSP
15 19 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
15 19 (10.00%) ITIL V3
16 17 (8.95%) Risk Management
17 16 (8.42%) Project Management
17 16 (8.42%) HP
17 16 (8.42%) Oracle
17 16 (8.42%) CESG
17 16 (8.42%) Security Operations
18 15 (7.89%) DevOps
18 15 (7.89%) JavaScript

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.16%) OpenStack
1 6 (3.16%) SAS
2 3 (1.58%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.58%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.05%) ArcGIS
3 2 (1.05%) iPlanet
4 1 (0.53%) CMS
4 1 (0.53%) Confluence
4 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.53%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 3 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.53%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.53%) Primavera
2 1 (0.53%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.26%) IaaS
2 9 (4.74%) PaaS
3 8 (4.21%) SaaS
4 6 (3.16%) HP Helion
5 3 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.16%) LAN
1 25 (13.16%) WAN
2 4 (2.11%) Firewall
3 2 (1.05%) BIG-IP
3 2 (1.05%) Internet
3 2 (1.05%) SAN
4 1 (0.53%) FTP
4 1 (0.53%) HTTP
4 1 (0.53%) LDAP
4 1 (0.53%) NAS
4 1 (0.53%) Network Security
4 1 (0.53%) PBX
4 1 (0.53%) Skype
4 1 (0.53%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.16%) Relational Database
2 13 (6.84%) MongoDB
3 8 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.21%) Hadoop
4 7 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.16%) Apache Hive
5 6 (3.16%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (3.16%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.16%) HBase
5 6 (3.16%) Pentaho
6 3 (1.58%) GIS
6 3 (1.58%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.58%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.05%) Big Data
8 1 (0.53%) DB2
8 1 (0.53%) MySQL
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (3.16%) ERwin
2 3 (1.58%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.53%) JIRA
3 1 (0.53%) Maven
3 1 (0.53%) Selenium
3 1 (0.53%) Subversion
3 1 (0.53%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 23 (12.11%) Finance
2 6 (3.16%) Marketing
3 4 (2.11%) Advertising
4 3 (1.58%) Legal
5 1 (0.53%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.26%) J2EE
2 9 (4.74%) HTML
3 7 (3.68%) CSS
4 6 (3.16%) .NET
4 6 (3.16%) HTML5
4 6 (3.16%) REST
5 5 (2.63%) D3.js
5 5 (2.63%) JSON
5 5 (2.63%) RESTful
6 4 (2.11%) CSS3
6 4 (2.11%) Java EE
6 4 (2.11%) JSP
6 4 (2.11%) Node.js
7 3 (1.58%) SOAP
8 2 (1.05%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.05%) Play Framework
8 2 (1.05%) Spring
8 2 (1.05%) Web Services
9 1 (0.53%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.53%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.05%) Management Information System
2 20 (10.53%) Private Cloud
3 16 (8.42%) CESG
4 14 (7.37%) User Experience
5 11 (5.79%) Visualisation
6 8 (4.21%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.16%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (2.11%) Data Integration
8 4 (2.11%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.05%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.05%) NGOSS
10 2 (1.05%) NHS
10 2 (1.05%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.05%) Social Media
11 1 (0.53%) Clustering
11 1 (0.53%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.84%) Unix
2 10 (5.26%) Linux
3 5 (2.63%) Windows
4 4 (2.11%) CentOS
4 4 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.05%) AIX
6 2 (1.05%) Solaris
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (20.53%) Matrix Organization
3 32 (16.84%) Enterprise Architecture
4 28 (14.74%) ITIL
5 27 (14.21%) TOGAF
6 25 (13.16%) Network Design
7 24 (12.63%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 21 (11.05%) Office Automation
8 21 (11.05%) Open Source
9 19 (10.00%) ITIL V3
9 19 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
10 17 (8.95%) Risk Management
11 16 (8.42%) Project Management
11 16 (8.42%) Security Operations
12 15 (7.89%) DevOps
12 15 (7.89%) Information Security
13 14 (7.37%) Service Delivery
14 13 (6.84%) Cybersecurity
14 13 (6.84%) Identity Management
14 13 (6.84%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.58%) Java
2 15 (7.89%) JavaScript
3 9 (4.74%) Python
3 9 (4.74%) Shell Script
4 8 (4.21%) SQL
5 7 (3.68%) C++
6 2 (1.05%) C
6 2 (1.05%) Scala
7 1 (0.53%) COBOL
7 1 (0.53%) PHP
7 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.53%) R
7 1 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 67 (35.26%) Security Cleared
2 57 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 29 (15.26%) Degree
4 20 (10.53%) CISSP
5 14 (7.37%) CESG Certified Professional
5 14 (7.37%) CREST Certified
6 13 (6.84%) CRISC
7 11 (5.79%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (2.63%) BC Cleared
9 4 (2.11%) CLAS
10 3 (1.58%) AWS Certification
10 3 (1.58%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.05%) CCNA
11 2 (1.05%) CCNP
11 2 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.53%) SSCP
12 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (3.68%) SLA
3 2 (1.05%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.11%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.11%) KVM
3 3 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.53%) Docker
5 1 (0.53%) LXC
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (4.21%) Puppet
2 6 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.58%) Ansible
4 2 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.53%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.53%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.53%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.53%) OpenView
5 1 (0.53%) StatsD
Vendors
1 16 (8.42%) HP
1 16 (8.42%) Oracle
2 13 (6.84%) Tableau
3 7 (3.68%) CA
3 7 (3.68%) Informatica
3 7 (3.68%) VMware
4 5 (2.63%) ArcSight
4 5 (2.63%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.11%) Cisco
5 4 (2.11%) F5
6 2 (1.05%) BEA
6 2 (1.05%) Citrix
6 2 (1.05%) IBM
6 2 (1.05%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.05%) Riverbed
6 2 (1.05%) Sun
7 1 (0.53%) 3PAR
7 1 (0.53%) Cognos
7 1 (0.53%) Opsware
7 1 (0.53%) Qualys