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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 79 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.21% 0.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £425 £538 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
-23.24% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Software Architecture
England

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
790 438 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 84.58% 69.75% 74.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 264 193
Average daily rate £410 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 31
Average hourly rate £19.50 £28.50 £28.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +1.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £30.75 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the North East region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Software Architecture Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the North East region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -29 2 £425 -20.93%
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture.

1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) User Experience
3 3 (25.00%) User Stories
3 3 (25.00%) Ruby
3 3 (25.00%) Scala
3 3 (25.00%) Play Framework
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) UML
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) MySQL
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (16.67%) Django
4 2 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (8.33%) Content Management
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (8.33%) Spring
5 1 (8.33%) Maven
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 1 (8.33%) Law
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Architect
2 6 (50.00%) Digital Architect
2 6 (50.00%) Technical Architect
3 5 (41.67%) Digital Technical Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Technical Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Scala Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Digital Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Play Framework
2 2 (16.67%) Django
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) JSP
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) WebCenter
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) UML
3 3 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Content Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Use Case
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) Ruby
1 3 (25.00%) Scala
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle