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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 10 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 86 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.80% 5.03% 3.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.21% 5.48% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 12 7
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £400 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £552 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £61.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.45% +74.28%
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
651 347 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 89.30% 91.80% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 228 78
Average daily rate £410 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 27 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £8.50 £8.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £33.50 £19.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 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 28 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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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 +14 80 £475 +18.75% 5
Architect
North East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 56 (51.38%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (43.12%) Open Source
3 46 (42.20%) Java
4 40 (36.70%) Scala
5 39 (35.78%) NoSQL
6 38 (34.86%) MongoDB
6 38 (34.86%) Ruby
7 36 (33.03%) Django
8 35 (32.11%) JSON
8 35 (32.11%) RESTful
9 30 (27.52%) HTML
10 27 (24.77%) Relational Database
11 26 (23.85%) Linux
12 24 (22.02%) Selenium
12 24 (22.02%) JIRA
12 24 (22.02%) Play Framework
13 23 (21.10%) Opscode Chef
13 23 (21.10%) Puppet
13 23 (21.10%) HTML5
13 23 (21.10%) Python
14 22 (20.18%) Spring
14 22 (20.18%) Confluence
14 22 (20.18%) Jenkins
15 19 (17.43%) User Experience
15 19 (17.43%) TDD
15 19 (17.43%) Scrum
16 16 (14.68%) VME
16 16 (14.68%) Kanban
17 15 (13.76%) MySQL
18 14 (12.84%) Mainframe

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 22 (20.18%) Confluence
2 13 (11.93%) Tuxedo
3 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.92%) Documentum
4 1 (0.92%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.92%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (4.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.92%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.92%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.92%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.92%) SaaS
2 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.75%) Internet
2 2 (1.83%) VLAN
3 1 (0.92%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.92%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (35.78%) NoSQL
2 38 (34.86%) MongoDB
3 27 (24.77%) Relational Database
4 15 (13.76%) MySQL
5 14 (12.84%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (12.84%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.75%) OLTP
7 2 (1.83%) IDMS
7 2 (1.83%) Big Data
8 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.92%) Redis
8 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (22.02%) JIRA
1 24 (22.02%) Selenium
2 22 (20.18%) Jenkins
3 10 (9.17%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.59%) Subversion
5 1 (0.92%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.92%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.92%) ERwin
General
1 9 (8.26%) Finance
2 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (33.03%) Django
2 35 (32.11%) JSON
2 35 (32.11%) RESTful
3 30 (27.52%) HTML
4 24 (22.02%) Play Framework
5 23 (21.10%) HTML5
6 22 (20.18%) Spring
7 14 (12.84%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (5.50%) XML
8 6 (5.50%) Swing
8 6 (5.50%) Itk
9 5 (4.59%) XSL
9 5 (4.59%) XSLT
9 5 (4.59%) REST
10 3 (2.75%) Middleware
11 2 (1.83%) .NET
11 2 (1.83%) CSS
12 1 (0.92%) SOAP
12 1 (0.92%) Web Services
12 1 (0.92%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.43%) User Experience
2 14 (12.84%) Mainframe
3 8 (7.34%) Social Media
4 7 (6.42%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.59%) Reference Data
5 5 (4.59%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.92%) NHS
7 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.92%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.92%) IBM XIV
7 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.85%) Linux
2 16 (14.68%) VME
3 7 (6.42%) UNIX
4 3 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.75%) AIX
5 2 (1.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (51.38%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (43.12%) Open Source
3 19 (17.43%) TDD
3 19 (17.43%) Scrum
4 16 (14.68%) Kanban
5 14 (12.84%) Configuration Management
5 14 (12.84%) User Stories
5 14 (12.84%) Software Architecture
6 13 (11.93%) Data Modelling
6 13 (11.93%) Business Analysis
7 12 (11.01%) Mentoring
8 10 (9.17%) Microservices
9 7 (6.42%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (6.42%) Data Architecture
10 6 (5.50%) Web Development
10 6 (5.50%) CAD
10 6 (5.50%) PLM
11 5 (4.59%) Validation
11 5 (4.59%) SOA
11 5 (4.59%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (42.20%) Java
2 40 (36.70%) Scala
3 38 (34.86%) Ruby
4 23 (21.10%) Python
5 13 (11.93%) COBOL
6 6 (5.50%) C
6 6 (5.50%) C++
7 5 (4.59%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.83%) PHP
9 1 (0.92%) Groovy
9 1 (0.92%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 11 (10.09%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.92%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) COBIT
1 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (21.10%) Puppet
1 23 (21.10%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.59%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.92%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (5.50%) Microsoft
1 6 (5.50%) Siemens
2 5 (4.59%) IBM
2 5 (4.59%) Tableau
3 4 (3.67%) Oracle
3 4 (3.67%) SAP
4 3 (2.75%) HP
4 3 (2.75%) 3PAR
5 2 (1.83%) EMC
6 1 (0.92%) Informatica
6 1 (0.92%) NetApp
6 1 (0.92%) OpenText
6 1 (0.92%) SaltStack