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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 12 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 82 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.89% 4.96% 3.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.02% 5.26% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 17 9
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £358 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £521 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £480 £462
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.15 £50.79 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-15.03% +30.22%
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
744 475 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 89.75% 94.25% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 286 129
Average daily rate £360 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 28 41
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £33.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +4 51 £475 +18.75% 7
Durham -2 13 £463 +56.77% 1
Teesside - 3 £525 -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 39 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (27.97%) Java
3 31 (26.27%) Scala
4 30 (25.42%) NoSQL
5 29 (24.58%) MongoDB
5 29 (24.58%) Ruby
6 27 (22.88%) Django
7 24 (20.34%) Open Source
8 22 (18.64%) Relational Database
9 21 (17.80%) RESTful
9 21 (17.80%) JSON
10 19 (16.10%) HTML
11 15 (12.71%) User Experience
11 15 (12.71%) Selenium
11 15 (12.71%) Linux
11 15 (12.71%) TDD
11 15 (12.71%) JIRA
12 14 (11.86%) Ruby on Rails
12 14 (11.86%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (11.86%) Scrum
12 14 (11.86%) Python
12 14 (11.86%) MySQL
12 14 (11.86%) Configuration Management
12 14 (11.86%) Security Cleared
12 14 (11.86%) Software Architecture
12 14 (11.86%) HTML5
12 14 (11.86%) Apache Cassandra
12 14 (11.86%) Puppet
12 14 (11.86%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (11.86%) Play Framework

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 13 (11.02%) Confluence
2 10 (8.47%) Tuxedo
3 4 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.85%) Node.js
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.85%) Documentum
5 1 (0.85%) Alfresco
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Teamcenter
2 3 (2.54%) SAP CO
2 3 (2.54%) SAP FI
2 3 (2.54%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) SaaS
1 2 (1.69%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) iPaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) Internet
1 2 (1.69%) VLAN
2 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.85%) Skype
2 1 (0.85%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.42%) NoSQL
2 29 (24.58%) MongoDB
3 22 (18.64%) Relational Database
4 14 (11.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (11.86%) MySQL
4 14 (11.86%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.69%) Big Data
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (12.71%) JIRA
1 15 (12.71%) Selenium
2 13 (11.02%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.39%) Subversion
4 1 (0.85%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (0.85%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.85%) ERwin
General
1 13 (11.02%) Finance
2 4 (3.39%) Banking
3 1 (0.85%) Retail
3 1 (0.85%) Billing
3 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (22.88%) Django
2 21 (17.80%) JSON
2 21 (17.80%) RESTful
3 19 (16.10%) HTML
4 14 (11.86%) HTML5
4 14 (11.86%) Ruby on Rails
4 14 (11.86%) Play Framework
5 13 (11.02%) Spring
6 5 (4.24%) XML
7 4 (3.39%) XSL
7 4 (3.39%) XSLT
7 4 (3.39%) Swing
7 4 (3.39%) Itk
8 3 (2.54%) Middleware
8 3 (2.54%) .NET
9 2 (1.69%) REST
10 1 (0.85%) CSS3
10 1 (0.85%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.85%) Ajax
10 1 (0.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.71%) User Experience
2 12 (10.17%) Mainframe
3 8 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.24%) Data Integration
5 4 (3.39%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.54%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.69%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.69%) GIS
8 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.85%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.85%) NHS
8 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.85%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.71%) Linux
2 11 (9.32%) VME
3 4 (3.39%) Windows
4 1 (0.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.34%) Open Source
3 15 (12.71%) TDD
4 14 (11.86%) Scrum
4 14 (11.86%) Configuration Management
4 14 (11.86%) Software Architecture
4 14 (11.86%) User Stories
5 13 (11.02%) Mentoring
6 12 (10.17%) Kanban
7 11 (9.32%) Migration
8 10 (8.47%) Business Analysis
9 9 (7.63%) Data Modelling
9 9 (7.63%) SOA
10 8 (6.78%) UML
11 7 (5.93%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (5.08%) Portfolio Management
12 6 (5.08%) Web Development
13 5 (4.24%) ETL
13 5 (4.24%) GAP Analysis
13 5 (4.24%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.97%) Java
2 31 (26.27%) Scala
3 29 (24.58%) Ruby
4 14 (11.86%) Python
5 10 (8.47%) COBOL
6 5 (4.24%) C++
7 4 (3.39%) C
8 3 (2.54%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.54%) SQL
9 2 (1.69%) C#
10 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.85%) PHP
10 1 (0.85%) Groovy
10 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.85%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 14 (11.86%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.47%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) COBIT
1 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (11.86%) Puppet
1 14 (11.86%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.85%) Salt
4 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (10.17%) Oracle
2 11 (9.32%) SAP
2 11 (9.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.39%) Siemens
3 4 (3.39%) Tableau
4 2 (1.69%) IBM
4 2 (1.69%) EMC
5 1 (0.85%) Informatica
5 1 (0.85%) NetApp
5 1 (0.85%) OpenText
5 1 (0.85%) SaltStack
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