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 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 16 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 56 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.54% 5.25% 4.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.41% 5.61% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 13 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 £419 £365 £446
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £542 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £462
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.15 £50.79 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-15.03% +28.57%
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
595 374 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 90.70% 93.50% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 251 76
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £426 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 19 19
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.88 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +26.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.35 £33.75 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 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 1 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 +11 52 £475 +18.75% 2
Architect
North East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 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 38 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (40.54%) Scala
3 29 (39.19%) NoSQL
4 28 (37.84%) MongoDB
4 28 (37.84%) Ruby
4 28 (37.84%) Java
5 26 (35.14%) Django
6 23 (31.08%) Open Source
7 21 (28.38%) Relational Database
8 20 (27.03%) RESTful
8 20 (27.03%) JSON
9 18 (24.32%) HTML
10 15 (20.27%) TDD
11 14 (18.92%) Ruby on Rails
11 14 (18.92%) Selenium
11 14 (18.92%) JIRA
11 14 (18.92%) MySQL
11 14 (18.92%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (18.92%) Scrum
11 14 (18.92%) Configuration Management
11 14 (18.92%) User Experience
11 14 (18.92%) Software Architecture
11 14 (18.92%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (18.92%) User Stories
11 14 (18.92%) Play Framework
12 13 (17.57%) Opscode Chef
12 13 (17.57%) Puppet
12 13 (17.57%) HTML5
12 13 (17.57%) Linux
12 13 (17.57%) Python

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 12 (16.22%) Confluence
2 10 (13.51%) Tuxedo
3 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.35%) Node.js
5 1 (1.35%) Documentum
5 1 (1.35%) Alfresco
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.35%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.35%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.35%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) Internet
1 2 (2.70%) VLAN
2 1 (1.35%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.35%) Skype
2 1 (1.35%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (39.19%) NoSQL
2 28 (37.84%) MongoDB
3 21 (28.38%) Relational Database
4 14 (18.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (18.92%) MySQL
4 14 (18.92%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.70%) Big Data
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (18.92%) JIRA
1 14 (18.92%) Selenium
2 12 (16.22%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.41%) Subversion
4 1 (1.35%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (1.35%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.35%) ERwin
General
1 7 (9.46%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (35.14%) Django
2 20 (27.03%) JSON
2 20 (27.03%) RESTful
3 18 (24.32%) HTML
4 14 (18.92%) Ruby on Rails
4 14 (18.92%) Play Framework
5 13 (17.57%) HTML5
6 12 (16.22%) Spring
7 5 (6.76%) XML
8 4 (5.41%) XSL
8 4 (5.41%) XSLT
8 4 (5.41%) Swing
8 4 (5.41%) Itk
9 2 (2.70%) .NET
9 2 (2.70%) REST
10 1 (1.35%) CSS3
10 1 (1.35%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.35%) Ajax
10 1 (1.35%) CSS
10 1 (1.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) User Experience
2 11 (14.86%) Mainframe
3 7 (9.46%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.35%) NHS
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.35%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Linux
2 10 (13.51%) VME
3 2 (2.70%) Windows
4 1 (1.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.08%) Open Source
3 15 (20.27%) TDD
4 14 (18.92%) Configuration Management
4 14 (18.92%) Scrum
4 14 (18.92%) Software Architecture
4 14 (18.92%) User Stories
5 12 (16.22%) Mentoring
5 12 (16.22%) Kanban
6 7 (9.46%) Data Modelling
6 7 (9.46%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (8.11%) Web Development
7 6 (8.11%) Business Analysis
8 5 (6.76%) Validation
9 4 (5.41%) CAD
9 4 (5.41%) PLM
9 4 (5.41%) SOA
10 3 (4.05%) ERP
10 3 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.05%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 30 (40.54%) Scala
2 28 (37.84%) Java
2 28 (37.84%) Ruby
3 13 (17.57%) Python
4 10 (13.51%) COBOL
5 4 (5.41%) C
5 4 (5.41%) C++
6 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.35%) PHP
7 1 (1.35%) Groovy
7 1 (1.35%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) COBIT
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (17.57%) Puppet
1 13 (17.57%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
1 5 (6.76%) SAP
2 4 (5.41%) Siemens
2 4 (5.41%) Tableau
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle
4 2 (2.70%) IBM
4 2 (2.70%) EMC
5 1 (1.35%) Informatica
5 1 (1.35%) NetApp
5 1 (1.35%) OpenText
5 1 (1.35%) SaltStack