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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 55 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 33 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.18% 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 29 1 0
Average daily rate
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£625 £700 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £480 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
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
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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
936 561 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 90.26% 93.34% 90.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 336 151
Average daily rate £410 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £217 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 42 59
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.61 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -19.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.09 £32.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 - 32 £623 - 3
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 50 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (48.65%) Open Source
2 36 (48.65%) MongoDB
2 36 (48.65%) NoSQL
3 33 (44.59%) Scala
4 31 (41.89%) JSON
4 31 (41.89%) Java
5 30 (40.54%) Ruby
5 30 (40.54%) Django
6 29 (39.19%) HTML
7 23 (31.08%) Configuration Management
8 22 (29.73%) Linux
8 22 (29.73%) RESTful
9 20 (27.03%) Play Framework
9 20 (27.03%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (22.97%) MySQL
11 16 (21.62%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (21.62%) Software Architecture
11 16 (21.62%) User Stories
11 16 (21.62%) User Experience
11 16 (21.62%) JIRA
11 16 (21.62%) Selenium
11 16 (21.62%) Ruby on Rails
12 15 (20.27%) HTML5
12 15 (20.27%) TDD
12 15 (20.27%) Python
13 14 (18.92%) Spring
13 14 (18.92%) Scrum
13 14 (18.92%) Confluence
13 14 (18.92%) Puppet

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 14 (18.92%) Confluence
2 7 (9.46%) JBoss
2 7 (9.46%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (4.05%) Tuxedo
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) HTTP
2 7 (9.46%) SSL
3 2 (2.70%) VLAN
4 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (48.65%) MongoDB
1 36 (48.65%) NoSQL
2 20 (27.03%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (22.97%) MySQL
4 16 (21.62%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (17.57%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.35%) Big Data
6 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (21.62%) JIRA
1 16 (21.62%) Selenium
2 14 (18.92%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.41%) Subversion
3 4 (5.41%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (10.81%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (41.89%) JSON
2 30 (40.54%) Django
3 29 (39.19%) HTML
4 22 (29.73%) RESTful
5 20 (27.03%) Play Framework
6 16 (21.62%) Ruby on Rails
7 15 (20.27%) HTML5
8 14 (18.92%) Spring
9 13 (17.57%) XML
10 12 (16.22%) REST
11 10 (13.51%) CSS
12 9 (12.16%) SOAP
13 8 (10.81%) SAML
14 4 (5.41%) XSL
14 4 (5.41%) XSLT
14 4 (5.41%) Swing
14 4 (5.41%) Itk
15 2 (2.70%) .NET
16 1 (1.35%) Web Services
16 1 (1.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.62%) User Experience
2 4 (5.41%) Reference Data
2 4 (5.41%) Data Integration
2 4 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.05%) Social Media
3 3 (4.05%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.70%) PKI
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (29.73%) Linux
2 7 (9.46%) Solaris
3 3 (4.05%) VME
4 1 (1.35%) UNIX
4 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (48.65%) Open Source
3 23 (31.08%) Configuration Management
4 16 (21.62%) Software Architecture
4 16 (21.62%) User Stories
5 15 (20.27%) TDD
6 14 (18.92%) Scrum
7 12 (16.22%) Kanban
7 12 (16.22%) Microservices
8 9 (12.16%) Information Security
9 7 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (9.46%) Business Analysis
9 7 (9.46%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (6.76%) Web Development
10 5 (6.76%) Data Modelling
10 5 (6.76%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (6.76%) Mentoring
11 4 (5.41%) SOA
11 4 (5.41%) PLM
11 4 (5.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 33 (44.59%) Scala
2 31 (41.89%) Java
3 30 (40.54%) Ruby
4 15 (20.27%) Python
5 6 (8.11%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.41%) C
6 4 (5.41%) C++
7 3 (4.05%) COBOL
8 1 (1.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (10.81%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (18.92%) Puppet
1 14 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) VMware
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.41%) Siemens
3 4 (5.41%) Tableau
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