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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 75 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.51% 0.56% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.62% 0.69%
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 £429
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.98 - £51.00
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
705 324 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 89.35% 91.27% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 142 181
Average daily rate £375 £328 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% +9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £500 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 47 32
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.87 £12.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -42 3 £498 -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 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 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) B2C
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe
3 2 (33.33%) SAML
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) Content Management
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (33.33%) SaaS
3 2 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Social Media
3 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (33.33%) Facebook
3 2 (33.33%) Twitter
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) User Experience
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) hybris
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) VB6

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Tuxedo
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) SAML
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) B2C
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) VB6
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe
2 2 (33.33%) Facebook
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter
3 1 (16.67%) hybris