The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 15 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 54 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.88% 4.24% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.52% 4.55% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 11 1
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£470 £400 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.50%
Architect
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
567 440 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 93.26% 93.22% 91.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 289 65
Average daily rate £370 £335 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.44% +11.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £465 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 14 17
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.93 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.18% -9.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £10.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.45 £34.75 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Tyne and Wear region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Tyne and Wear region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +19 50 £470 +17.50% 5
Sunderland -4 1 £400 -
Architect
North East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region that cited 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 Architect in their job title.

1 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (37.31%) Java
3 22 (32.84%) Relational Database
4 21 (31.34%) Scala
4 21 (31.34%) Open Source
4 21 (31.34%) Ruby
5 20 (29.85%) NoSQL
6 19 (28.36%) MongoDB
7 18 (26.87%) Django
8 17 (25.37%) RESTful
9 16 (23.88%) JSON
9 16 (23.88%) HTML
10 13 (19.40%) Python
11 12 (17.91%) Linux
11 12 (17.91%) JIRA
11 12 (17.91%) Selenium
11 12 (17.91%) Puppet
11 12 (17.91%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (17.91%) Mentoring
12 11 (16.42%) Jenkins
12 11 (16.42%) HTML5
12 11 (16.42%) Confluence
12 11 (16.42%) Spring
12 11 (16.42%) TDD
12 11 (16.42%) Scrum
12 11 (16.42%) Mainframe
13 10 (14.93%) Tuxedo
13 10 (14.93%) COBOL
13 10 (14.93%) VME
13 10 (14.93%) Kanban

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region that cited 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (16.42%) Confluence
2 10 (14.93%) Tuxedo
3 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.48%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.49%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.49%) Documentum
6 1 (1.49%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.49%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.49%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.49%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) SaaS
2 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) LAN
1 2 (2.99%) WAN
1 2 (2.99%) Internet
1 2 (2.99%) VLAN
2 1 (1.49%) Firewall
2 1 (1.49%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.49%) Skype
2 1 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (32.84%) Relational Database
2 20 (29.85%) NoSQL
3 19 (28.36%) MongoDB
4 7 (10.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (10.45%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (10.45%) MySQL
5 2 (2.99%) Big Data
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.49%) Redis
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) JIRA
1 12 (17.91%) Selenium
2 11 (16.42%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.97%) Subversion
4 1 (1.49%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.49%) ERwin
General
1 4 (5.97%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.87%) Django
2 17 (25.37%) RESTful
3 16 (23.88%) JSON
3 16 (23.88%) HTML
4 11 (16.42%) HTML5
4 11 (16.42%) Spring
5 7 (10.45%) Play Framework
5 7 (10.45%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (7.46%) XML
7 4 (5.97%) Itk
7 4 (5.97%) XSL
7 4 (5.97%) XSLT
7 4 (5.97%) Swing
8 3 (4.48%) .NET
9 1 (1.49%) jQuery
9 1 (1.49%) SOAP
9 1 (1.49%) Web Services
9 1 (1.49%) REST
9 1 (1.49%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.34%) Open Source
2 11 (16.42%) Mainframe
3 10 (14.93%) User Experience
4 7 (10.45%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.49%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) Linux
2 10 (14.93%) VME
3 2 (2.99%) Windows
4 1 (1.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.91%) Mentoring
3 11 (16.42%) TDD
3 11 (16.42%) Scrum
4 10 (14.93%) Kanban
5 8 (11.94%) Software Architecture
6 7 (10.45%) User Stories
6 7 (10.45%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (10.45%) Data Modelling
6 7 (10.45%) Configuration Management
7 6 (8.96%) Web Development
7 6 (8.96%) Business Analysis
8 5 (7.46%) Validation
9 4 (5.97%) SOA
9 4 (5.97%) ERP
9 4 (5.97%) CAD
9 4 (5.97%) PLM
10 3 (4.48%) TOGAF
10 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.48%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.31%) Java
2 21 (31.34%) Scala
2 21 (31.34%) Ruby
3 13 (19.40%) Python
4 10 (14.93%) COBOL
5 5 (7.46%) C++
6 4 (5.97%) C
7 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.49%) Groovy
8 1 (1.49%) PHP
8 1 (1.49%) C#
8 1 (1.49%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) COBIT
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (17.91%) Puppet
1 12 (17.91%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.97%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.49%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (7.46%) SAP
2 4 (5.97%) Tableau
2 4 (5.97%) Siemens
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle
4 2 (2.99%) IBM
4 2 (2.99%) EMC
5 1 (1.49%) Informatica
5 1 (1.49%) NetApp
5 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.49%) OpenText
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco
5 1 (1.49%) F5
5 1 (1.49%) SaltStack
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