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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 29 36 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 68 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.96% 4.04% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.65% 4.25% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 12 6
Average daily rate £463 £496 £437
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.80% +13.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £700 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.91 £42.00 £41.03
% change year-on-year
+14.07% +2.37%
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
889 565 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 90.99% 95.12% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 353 335
Average daily rate £325 £338 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 52 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.31 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 65 £485 -2.26% 9
Architect
North East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 45 (38.14%) Security Cleared
2 40 (33.90%) SC Cleared
3 33 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (17.80%) Java
5 20 (16.95%) JavaScript
5 20 (16.95%) Degree
6 18 (15.25%) Tableau
7 17 (14.41%) Finance
7 17 (14.41%) HTML
8 16 (13.56%) ITIL
8 16 (13.56%) ITIL V3
9 15 (12.71%) Open Source
9 15 (12.71%) Enterprise Architecture
9 15 (12.71%) Oracle
9 15 (12.71%) Relational Database
10 14 (11.86%) Python
10 14 (11.86%) HP
11 13 (11.02%) LAN
11 13 (11.02%) WAN
11 13 (11.02%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (11.02%) CSS
11 13 (11.02%) Technical Architecture
11 13 (11.02%) Network Design
11 13 (11.02%) MongoDB
12 12 (10.17%) HTML5
12 12 (10.17%) Linux
12 12 (10.17%) Project Management
12 12 (10.17%) User Experience
13 11 (9.32%) BPSS Clearance
13 11 (9.32%) Service Delivery

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 6 (5.08%) SAS
2 5 (4.24%) ArcGIS
2 5 (4.24%) OpenStack
3 4 (3.39%) Confluence
4 3 (2.54%) Node.js
5 2 (1.69%) IIS
5 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.69%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.69%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.85%) Apache
6 1 (0.85%) CMS
6 1 (0.85%) iPlanet
6 1 (0.85%) JBoss
6 1 (0.85%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.85%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.85%) Primavera
1 1 (0.85%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.24%) HP Helion
2 3 (2.54%) IaaS
2 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.02%) LAN
1 13 (11.02%) WAN
2 5 (4.24%) Internet
3 2 (1.69%) Firewall
3 2 (1.69%) FTP
3 2 (1.69%) HTTP
4 1 (0.85%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.85%) DHCP
4 1 (0.85%) DNS
4 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.85%) IPsec
4 1 (0.85%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.85%) LDAP
4 1 (0.85%) NAS
4 1 (0.85%) Network Security
4 1 (0.85%) SAN
4 1 (0.85%) SSH
4 1 (0.85%) SSL
4 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.71%) Relational Database
2 13 (11.02%) MongoDB
3 8 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (6.78%) Hadoop
4 7 (5.93%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (5.93%) GIS
4 7 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.08%) Apache Hive
5 6 (5.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.08%) HBase
5 6 (5.08%) Pentaho
6 5 (4.24%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.39%) Big Data
8 3 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.69%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.69%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.85%) DB2
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.85%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.08%) ERwin
3 5 (4.24%) Selenium
4 4 (3.39%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.39%) JIRA
5 1 (0.85%) eggPlant
5 1 (0.85%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.85%) Log4j
5 1 (0.85%) Maven
5 1 (0.85%) Subversion
5 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.85%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.85%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 17 (14.41%) Finance
2 6 (5.08%) Marketing
3 1 (0.85%) Advertising
3 1 (0.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.41%) HTML
2 13 (11.02%) CSS
3 12 (10.17%) HTML5
4 9 (7.63%) D3.js
4 9 (7.63%) J2EE
4 9 (7.63%) JSON
5 8 (6.78%) CSS3
6 7 (5.93%) REST
6 7 (5.93%) RESTful
7 6 (5.08%) Spring
8 5 (4.24%) .NET
8 5 (4.24%) Django
8 5 (4.24%) Play Framework
9 4 (3.39%) Java EE
9 4 (3.39%) Web Services
10 3 (2.54%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.54%) SOAP
10 3 (2.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (1.69%) Ajax
11 2 (1.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.17%) User Experience
2 11 (9.32%) Visualisation
3 9 (7.63%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.78%) Private Cloud
5 7 (5.93%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.93%) Mobile App
6 5 (4.24%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (3.39%) Social Media
8 3 (2.54%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.69%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.69%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.85%) Clustering
10 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.85%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.85%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.85%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.17%) Linux
2 10 (8.47%) Unix
3 3 (2.54%) Windows
4 2 (1.69%) AIX
4 2 (1.69%) Solaris
4 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (13.56%) ITIL
2 16 (13.56%) ITIL V3
3 15 (12.71%) Enterprise Architecture
3 15 (12.71%) Open Source
4 13 (11.02%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (11.02%) Network Design
4 13 (11.02%) Technical Architecture
5 12 (10.17%) Project Management
6 11 (9.32%) Service Delivery
7 10 (8.47%) ArchiMate
7 10 (8.47%) Service Design
8 9 (7.63%) Financial Modelling
8 9 (7.63%) Office Automation
9 8 (6.78%) MVC
9 8 (6.78%) TOGAF
9 8 (6.78%) Zachman Framework
10 7 (5.93%) ITSM
10 7 (5.93%) Migration
10 7 (5.93%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.80%) Java
2 20 (16.95%) JavaScript
3 14 (11.86%) Python
4 7 (5.93%) C++
4 7 (5.93%) SQL
5 6 (5.08%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.24%) Ruby
6 5 (4.24%) Scala
7 2 (1.69%) R
8 1 (0.85%) C
8 1 (0.85%) C#
8 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (38.14%) Security Cleared
2 40 (33.90%) SC Cleared
3 20 (16.95%) Degree
4 11 (9.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (3.39%) BC Cleared
6 3 (2.54%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.69%) CISSP
7 2 (1.69%) CLAS
8 1 (0.85%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.08%) SLA
2 5 (4.24%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.69%) QA
4 1 (0.85%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.85%) Docker
3 1 (0.85%) LXC
3 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (8.47%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.93%) Puppet
3 3 (2.54%) StatsD
4 1 (0.85%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.85%) OpenView
4 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (15.25%) Tableau
2 15 (12.71%) Oracle
3 14 (11.86%) HP
4 7 (5.93%) CA
4 7 (5.93%) Informatica
5 5 (4.24%) ArcSight
6 3 (2.54%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.69%) Apigee
7 2 (1.69%) Citrix
7 2 (1.69%) Mashery
7 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.69%) Sun
7 2 (1.69%) Teradata
7 2 (1.69%) VMware
8 1 (0.85%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.85%) Axway
8 1 (0.85%) Opsware
8 1 (0.85%) Qualys
8 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.85%) Symantec
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