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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 70 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.64% 0.58% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.63% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£575 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £425 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £425 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.58 - -
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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
701 315 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 89.30% 90.78% 91.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 143 176
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £494 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 40 41
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.46 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.09 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 31 October 2014.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) Facebook
2 2 (28.57%) Twitter
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) JBoss
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) B2C
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe
2 2 (28.57%) SAML
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (28.57%) SaaS
2 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Social Media
3 1 (14.29%) hybris
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) VB6
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) Tuxedo
2 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) SAML
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Social Media
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) B2C
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) VB6
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe
2 2 (28.57%) Facebook
2 2 (28.57%) Twitter
3 1 (14.29%) hybris