The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architecture
England / North East
Rank 84 69 55
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.45% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £450 £425 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -20.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £370 £425
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
772 740 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 87.53% 84.19% 70.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 485 249
Median daily rate £388 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% +7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.96 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £21.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Architecture across the North East region.

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Software Architecture
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 Software Architecture within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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 -11 4 £450 +5.88%
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) JSON
2 6 (75.00%) REST
3 5 (62.50%) CSS3
3 5 (62.50%) Open Source
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 5 (62.50%) MongoDB
3 5 (62.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (62.50%) NoSQL
3 5 (62.50%) Play Framework
3 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
3 5 (62.50%) Kanban
3 5 (62.50%) Django
3 5 (62.50%) Scala
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) Ruby
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) MySQL
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (50.00%) Line Management
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
5 3 (37.50%) Prototyping

Software Architecture
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 2 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (62.50%) MongoDB
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
1 5 (62.50%) NoSQL
1 5 (62.50%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Law
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Architect
2 5 (62.50%) Digital Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Digital Technical Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Technical Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Digital Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Service Architect
5 1 (12.50%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) JSON
1 6 (75.00%) REST
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) CSS3
2 5 (62.50%) Django
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) HTML5
2 5 (62.50%) Play Framework
3 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) RESTful
5 1 (12.50%) JMS
5 1 (12.50%) JPA
5 1 (12.50%) WSDL
5 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Kanban
2 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
2 5 (62.50%) Open Source
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (50.00%) Line Management
3 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (37.50%) Prototyping
4 3 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) OWASP
6 1 (12.50%) DSDM
6 1 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (12.50%) SEO
6 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Ruby
1 5 (62.50%) Scala
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
1 2 (25.00%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Google