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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 19 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 69 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.30% 4.48% 3.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.34% 4.82% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 12 6
Average daily rate
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£563 £529 £638
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -17.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £402 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £552 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £499 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £54.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.18% +54.28%
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
739 394 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 88.93% 92.92% 89.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 254 79
Average daily rate £425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 30 15
Average hourly rate £17.25 £13.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 £20.25 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 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 31 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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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 +9 67 £548 +3.54% 5
Architect
North East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 70 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (44.00%) Open Source
3 54 (43.20%) Java
4 49 (39.20%) NoSQL
5 46 (36.80%) MongoDB
5 46 (36.80%) JSON
6 42 (33.60%) Scala
7 41 (32.80%) HTML
8 39 (31.20%) Ruby
9 38 (30.40%) RESTful
10 37 (29.60%) Django
11 35 (28.00%) Linux
12 29 (23.20%) Relational Database
13 28 (22.40%) Play Framework
14 26 (20.80%) Opscode Chef
14 26 (20.80%) HTML5
14 26 (20.80%) Puppet
14 26 (20.80%) Python
15 25 (20.00%) JIRA
15 25 (20.00%) Selenium
16 24 (19.20%) Spring
17 23 (18.40%) Jenkins
17 23 (18.40%) Confluence
18 22 (17.60%) Configuration Management
19 19 (15.20%) TDD
19 19 (15.20%) Scrum
19 19 (15.20%) Apache Cassandra
19 19 (15.20%) User Experience
20 18 (14.40%) Microservices
20 18 (14.40%) MySQL

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 23 (18.40%) Confluence
2 13 (10.40%) Tuxedo
3 7 (5.60%) JBoss
3 7 (5.60%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.80%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.80%) CMS
5 1 (0.80%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (3.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.80%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.80%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.80%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.80%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.40%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.40%) HTTP
2 7 (5.60%) SSL
3 5 (4.00%) Internet
4 2 (1.60%) VLAN
5 1 (0.80%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.80%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (39.20%) NoSQL
2 46 (36.80%) MongoDB
3 29 (23.20%) Relational Database
4 19 (15.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 18 (14.40%) MySQL
6 17 (13.60%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.40%) OLTP
7 3 (2.40%) Big Data
8 2 (1.60%) IDMS
8 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.80%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (20.00%) JIRA
1 25 (20.00%) Selenium
2 23 (18.40%) Jenkins
3 11 (8.80%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.00%) Subversion
5 1 (0.80%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.80%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.80%) ERwin
General
1 11 (8.80%) Finance
2 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.80%) Games
2 1 (0.80%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (36.80%) JSON
2 41 (32.80%) HTML
3 38 (30.40%) RESTful
4 37 (29.60%) Django
5 28 (22.40%) Play Framework
6 26 (20.80%) HTML5
7 24 (19.20%) Spring
8 16 (12.80%) REST
9 15 (12.00%) Ruby on Rails
10 14 (11.20%) XML
11 13 (10.40%) CSS
12 10 (8.00%) SOAP
13 8 (6.40%) SAML
14 6 (4.80%) Swing
14 6 (4.80%) Itk
15 5 (4.00%) XSL
15 5 (4.00%) XSLT
16 3 (2.40%) .NET
16 3 (2.40%) J2EE
16 3 (2.40%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.20%) User Experience
2 13 (10.40%) Mainframe
3 10 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (6.40%) Social Media
5 6 (4.80%) Reference Data
5 6 (4.80%) Data Integration
6 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.60%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.60%) PKI
8 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.80%) Online Games
8 1 (0.80%) NHS
8 1 (0.80%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (28.00%) Linux
2 16 (12.80%) VME
3 9 (7.20%) UNIX
4 7 (5.60%) Solaris
5 3 (2.40%) AIX
5 3 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (44.00%) Open Source
3 22 (17.60%) Configuration Management
4 19 (15.20%) Scrum
4 19 (15.20%) TDD
5 18 (14.40%) Microservices
6 16 (12.80%) Kanban
7 15 (12.00%) Software Architecture
7 15 (12.00%) User Stories
7 15 (12.00%) Data Modelling
8 13 (10.40%) Business Analysis
9 12 (9.60%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.40%) Data Architecture
10 8 (6.40%) Information Security
10 8 (6.40%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.40%) Migration
11 7 (5.60%) SOA
11 7 (5.60%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (4.80%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 54 (43.20%) Java
2 42 (33.60%) Scala
3 39 (31.20%) Ruby
4 26 (20.80%) Python
5 13 (10.40%) COBOL
6 8 (6.40%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.80%) C
7 6 (4.80%) C++
8 2 (1.60%) PHP
9 1 (0.80%) Groovy
9 1 (0.80%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 13 (10.40%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.80%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.80%) COBIT
2 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (6.40%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (20.80%) Puppet
1 26 (20.80%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.80%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (6.40%) VMware
2 6 (4.80%) Oracle
2 6 (4.80%) Siemens
3 5 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.00%) Tableau
4 4 (3.20%) SAP
5 3 (2.40%) IBM
5 3 (2.40%) HP
5 3 (2.40%) 3PAR
6 1 (0.80%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.80%) Informatica
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