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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 24 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 35 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.11% 6.75% 4.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.96% 7.27% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 7
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £459 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £533 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-13.06% -2.22%
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
503 220 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 87.78% 92.83% 91.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 118 110
Average daily rate £400 £331 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.02% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 35
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £25.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 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
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 -7 35 £500 - 2
Sunderland - - - -
Architect
North East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 30 (49.18%) Open Source
2 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (31.15%) Mentoring
4 18 (29.51%) Java
4 18 (29.51%) Linux
5 17 (27.87%) Relational Database
6 16 (26.23%) Python
7 15 (24.59%) HTML
7 15 (24.59%) Confluence
7 15 (24.59%) HTML5
7 15 (24.59%) NoSQL
7 15 (24.59%) Ruby
7 15 (24.59%) JSON
7 15 (24.59%) JIRA
7 15 (24.59%) Django
7 15 (24.59%) Selenium
8 14 (22.95%) RESTful
8 14 (22.95%) Scala
8 14 (22.95%) MongoDB
8 14 (22.95%) Puppet
8 14 (22.95%) Jenkins
8 14 (22.95%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (22.95%) Spring
9 12 (19.67%) Network Design
9 12 (19.67%) LAN
9 12 (19.67%) WAN
10 11 (18.03%) C
11 9 (14.75%) Oracle
12 8 (13.11%) SQL
12 8 (13.11%) Oracle Database

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 15 (24.59%) Confluence
2 6 (9.84%) Tuxedo
3 2 (3.28%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.64%) JBoss
4 1 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) LAN
1 12 (19.67%) WAN
2 4 (6.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (3.28%) Firewall
3 2 (3.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (3.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.64%) Network Security
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.64%) SSL
4 1 (1.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.87%) Relational Database
2 15 (24.59%) NoSQL
3 14 (22.95%) MongoDB
4 8 (13.11%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (24.59%) JIRA
1 15 (24.59%) Selenium
2 14 (22.95%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.64%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.59%) HTML
1 15 (24.59%) HTML5
1 15 (24.59%) JSON
1 15 (24.59%) Django
2 14 (22.95%) RESTful
2 14 (22.95%) Spring
3 4 (6.56%) Middleware
4 2 (3.28%) J2EE
4 2 (3.28%) XML
5 1 (1.64%) JPA
5 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.64%) Play Framework
5 1 (1.64%) SOAP
5 1 (1.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (49.18%) Open Source
2 5 (8.20%) User Experience
3 1 (1.64%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.51%) Linux
2 6 (9.84%) UNIX
3 4 (6.56%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (31.15%) Mentoring
3 12 (19.67%) Network Design
4 7 (11.48%) Scrum
5 6 (9.84%) Performance Testing
5 6 (9.84%) Web Development
6 5 (8.20%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.92%) Software Architecture
7 3 (4.92%) Line Management
7 3 (4.92%) Migration
8 2 (3.28%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.28%) CRM
8 2 (3.28%) ERP
8 2 (3.28%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.28%) Logical Data Model
8 2 (3.28%) Physical Data Model
8 2 (3.28%) Data Architecture
9 1 (1.64%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.51%) Java
2 16 (26.23%) Python
3 15 (24.59%) Ruby
4 14 (22.95%) Scala
5 11 (18.03%) C
6 8 (13.11%) SQL
7 6 (9.84%) VB6
7 6 (9.84%) Shell Script
7 6 (9.84%) VB
7 6 (9.84%) PL/SQL
8 4 (6.56%) COBOL
9 1 (1.64%) C#
9 1 (1.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
1 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.64%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (22.95%) Puppet
1 14 (22.95%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.64%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Oracle
2 5 (8.20%) Cisco
3 4 (6.56%) ICL
3 4 (6.56%) Fujitsu
4 3 (4.92%) EMC
4 3 (4.92%) VMware
5 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.28%) HP
5 2 (3.28%) F5
6 1 (1.64%) hybris
6 1 (1.64%) Juniper
6 1 (1.64%) McAfee