The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 36 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 38 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.51% 0.79% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.01% 0.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 27 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +158.18%
Technical 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
759 475 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 90.14% 93.87% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 286 129
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 £224 £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 75 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%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect in the job title across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Technical 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 Technical Architect across the North East region.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the North East region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Technical 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 Technical Architect within the North East region over the 3 months to 3 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 +12 37 £483 -
Durham - 1 £475 -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 32 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (52.94%) Scala
3 26 (50.98%) MongoDB
3 26 (50.98%) NoSQL
4 24 (47.06%) Django
4 24 (47.06%) Ruby
5 23 (45.10%) Java
6 18 (35.29%) Open Source
7 17 (33.33%) JSON
8 16 (31.37%) HTML
8 16 (31.37%) RESTful
9 14 (27.45%) Play Framework
9 14 (27.45%) Software Architecture
9 14 (27.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (27.45%) User Stories
9 14 (27.45%) Configuration Management
9 14 (27.45%) MySQL
9 14 (27.45%) Ruby on Rails
9 14 (27.45%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (25.49%) TDD
11 12 (23.53%) Scrum
11 12 (23.53%) JIRA
11 12 (23.53%) Selenium
11 12 (23.53%) User Experience
12 11 (21.57%) Relational Database
12 11 (21.57%) HTML5
13 10 (19.61%) Confluence
13 10 (19.61%) Puppet
13 10 (19.61%) Kanban
13 10 (19.61%) Jenkins

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (19.61%) Confluence
2 3 (5.88%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (50.98%) MongoDB
1 26 (50.98%) NoSQL
2 14 (27.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 14 (27.45%) MySQL
2 14 (27.45%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (21.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) JIRA
1 12 (23.53%) Selenium
2 10 (19.61%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.84%) Subversion
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (47.06%) Django
2 17 (33.33%) JSON
3 16 (31.37%) RESTful
3 16 (31.37%) HTML
4 14 (27.45%) Ruby on Rails
4 14 (27.45%) Play Framework
5 11 (21.57%) HTML5
6 10 (19.61%) Spring
7 5 (9.80%) XML
8 4 (7.84%) XSL
8 4 (7.84%) XSLT
8 4 (7.84%) Swing
8 4 (7.84%) Itk
9 2 (3.92%) REST
10 1 (1.96%) CSS3
10 1 (1.96%) Ajax
10 1 (1.96%) Middleware
10 1 (1.96%) .NET
10 1 (1.96%) CSS
10 1 (1.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) User Experience
2 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.88%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.96%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) VME
3 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (35.29%) Open Source
3 14 (27.45%) Software Architecture
3 14 (27.45%) User Stories
3 14 (27.45%) Configuration Management
4 13 (25.49%) TDD
5 12 (23.53%) Scrum
6 10 (19.61%) Kanban
7 5 (9.80%) Mentoring
7 5 (9.80%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (9.80%) Web Development
7 5 (9.80%) SOA
8 4 (7.84%) CAD
8 4 (7.84%) PLM
8 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.88%) TOGAF
10 2 (3.92%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (3.92%) BDD
10 2 (3.92%) Microservices
10 2 (3.92%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) Scala
2 24 (47.06%) Ruby
3 23 (45.10%) Java
4 10 (19.61%) Python
5 4 (7.84%) C
5 4 (7.84%) C++
6 3 (5.88%) COBOL
7 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) Puppet
1 10 (19.61%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Siemens
2 4 (7.84%) Tableau
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle