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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 18 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 97 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 8.90% 4.01% 3.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.86% 4.30% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 15 9
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£500 £538 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £558 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £490 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.51% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £46.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+29.34% +29.57%
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
984 558 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 90.28% 93.31% 91.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 334 154
Average daily rate £414 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 43 57
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.09 £32.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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 +10 69 £563 +6.38% 4
Durham +7 10 £450 +52.54% 2
Teesside - 4 £538 -
Northumberland - 1 - -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 73 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (34.09%) Java
3 57 (32.39%) Open Source
4 52 (29.55%) NoSQL
5 50 (28.41%) MongoDB
6 49 (27.84%) JSON
7 45 (25.57%) Scala
8 44 (25.00%) HTML
9 42 (23.86%) Ruby
10 41 (23.30%) RESTful
10 41 (23.30%) Django
11 39 (22.16%) Linux
12 32 (18.18%) Relational Database
13 31 (17.61%) Play Framework
14 29 (16.48%) HTML5
14 29 (16.48%) Python
15 28 (15.91%) Puppet
15 28 (15.91%) Opscode Chef
15 28 (15.91%) Selenium
15 28 (15.91%) JIRA
16 27 (15.34%) Spring
17 26 (14.77%) Confluence
17 26 (14.77%) Jenkins
18 23 (13.07%) Configuration Management
19 20 (11.36%) User Experience
19 20 (11.36%) Microservices
19 20 (11.36%) Apache Cassandra
20 19 (10.80%) MySQL
20 19 (10.80%) Oracle
21 18 (10.23%) TDD

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 26 (14.77%) Confluence
2 13 (7.39%) Tuxedo
3 7 (3.98%) JBoss
3 7 (3.98%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.41%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.57%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.41%) Teamcenter
2 3 (1.70%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.70%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.70%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.70%) Amazon S3
1 3 (1.70%) SaaS
2 2 (1.14%) iPaaS
2 2 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.55%) HTTP
2 7 (3.98%) SSL
3 6 (3.41%) Unified Communications
4 5 (2.84%) Network Security
4 5 (2.84%) Internet
5 2 (1.14%) VLAN
6 1 (0.57%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (29.55%) NoSQL
2 50 (28.41%) MongoDB
3 32 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 20 (11.36%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (10.80%) MySQL
6 18 (10.23%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.70%) OLTP
8 2 (1.14%) Big Data
8 2 (1.14%) IDMS
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 28 (15.91%) JIRA
1 28 (15.91%) Selenium
2 26 (14.77%) Jenkins
3 13 (7.39%) Cucumber
4 5 (2.84%) Subversion
5 1 (0.57%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.57%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.57%) ERwin
General
1 16 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (1.70%) Banking
3 1 (0.57%) Retail
3 1 (0.57%) Billing
3 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.57%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (27.84%) JSON
2 44 (25.00%) HTML
3 41 (23.30%) Django
3 41 (23.30%) RESTful
4 31 (17.61%) Play Framework
5 29 (16.48%) HTML5
6 27 (15.34%) Spring
7 16 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
7 16 (9.09%) REST
8 14 (7.95%) XML
9 13 (7.39%) CSS
10 10 (5.68%) SOAP
11 8 (4.55%) SAML
12 6 (3.41%) Swing
12 6 (3.41%) Itk
13 5 (2.84%) Middleware
13 5 (2.84%) XSL
13 5 (2.84%) XSLT
14 4 (2.27%) .NET
15 3 (1.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.36%) User Experience
2 13 (7.39%) Mainframe
3 11 (6.25%) Data Integration
3 11 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (5.68%) Social Media
5 7 (3.98%) Reference Data
6 4 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.27%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.70%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.14%) GIS
8 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.14%) PKI
9 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.57%) Online Games
9 1 (0.57%) NHS
9 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (22.16%) Linux
2 16 (9.09%) VME
3 9 (5.11%) UNIX
4 7 (3.98%) Solaris
5 4 (2.27%) Windows
6 3 (1.70%) AIX
6 3 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (32.39%) Open Source
3 23 (13.07%) Configuration Management
4 20 (11.36%) Microservices
5 18 (10.23%) TDD
5 18 (10.23%) Migration
5 18 (10.23%) Scrum
5 18 (10.23%) Business Analysis
6 17 (9.66%) Data Modelling
6 17 (9.66%) SOA
7 16 (9.09%) Software Architecture
7 16 (9.09%) User Stories
8 15 (8.52%) Kanban
9 13 (7.39%) Mentoring
10 10 (5.68%) Data Architecture
11 9 (5.11%) UML
11 9 (5.11%) Information Security
12 8 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (3.98%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (3.98%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 60 (34.09%) Java
2 45 (25.57%) Scala
3 42 (23.86%) Ruby
4 29 (16.48%) Python
5 13 (7.39%) COBOL
6 8 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.98%) C++
8 6 (3.41%) C
9 3 (1.70%) SQL
10 2 (1.14%) PHP
10 2 (1.14%) C#
11 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (10.23%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.57%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 28 (15.91%) Puppet
1 28 (15.91%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.84%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 19 (10.80%) Oracle
2 17 (9.66%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.55%) SAP
3 8 (4.55%) VMware
4 6 (3.41%) Siemens
5 5 (2.84%) Tableau
6 3 (1.70%) 3PAR
6 3 (1.70%) IBM
6 3 (1.70%) HP
7 1 (0.57%) Informatica
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