The median contractor rate for an Architect was £520 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Architect
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 37 14
Rank change year-on-year +27 -23  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 36 109 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.34% 8.10% 8.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.94% 9.19% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 87 39
Median daily rate £520 £485 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.21% +2.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £406 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £697 £783 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £43.15
% change year-on-year +27.77% +4.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 329 1186 544
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 94.54% 88.18% 95.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 2111 1262
Median daily rate £370 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.62% -14.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £505 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 175 268
Median hourly rate £17.48 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.57% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Newcastle upon Tyne

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Architect in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Newcastle upon Tyne

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Newcastle upon Tyne

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 23 (33.33%) LAN
1 23 (33.33%) WAN
2 22 (31.88%) Network Design
3 21 (30.43%) Windows
4 20 (28.99%) Microsoft
5 19 (27.54%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (27.54%) Degree
5 19 (27.54%) MongoDB
5 19 (27.54%) REST
6 18 (26.09%) JSON
6 18 (26.09%) HTML
7 17 (24.64%) MySQL
7 17 (24.64%) CSS
7 17 (24.64%) Linux
7 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (24.64%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (24.64%) NoSQL
7 17 (24.64%) CSS3
7 17 (24.64%) HTML5
8 16 (23.19%) Scala
8 16 (23.19%) Django
8 16 (23.19%) Ruby
8 16 (23.19%) ITIL
9 15 (21.74%) Oracle
10 14 (20.29%) TOGAF
10 14 (20.29%) Scrum
10 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
10 14 (20.29%) Oracle Database
11 13 (18.84%) Relational Database
11 13 (18.84%) Data Centre

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (14.49%) Confluence
2 5 (7.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.45%) Documentum
3 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.45%) SAS
Business Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) GitHub
2 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (33.33%) LAN
1 23 (33.33%) WAN
2 9 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (10.14%) Internet
4 4 (5.80%) Wireless
5 3 (4.35%) BIG-IP
5 3 (4.35%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.90%) Firewall
7 1 (1.45%) BGP
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (1.45%) DNS
7 1 (1.45%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.45%) MPLS
7 1 (1.45%) NX-OS
7 1 (1.45%) TACACS
7 1 (1.45%) Telepresence
7 1 (1.45%) VoIP
7 1 (1.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.54%) MongoDB
1 19 (27.54%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (24.64%) Apache Cassandra
2 17 (24.64%) MySQL
2 17 (24.64%) NoSQL
3 14 (20.29%) Oracle Database
4 13 (18.84%) Relational Database
5 6 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (7.25%) BODI
7 1 (1.45%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.45%) Big Data
7 1 (1.45%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.45%) HBase
7 1 (1.45%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) JIRA
2 9 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 9 (13.04%) Selenium
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.45%) ERwin
4 1 (1.45%) Gatling
General
1 4 (5.80%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.54%) REST
2 18 (26.09%) HTML
2 18 (26.09%) JSON
3 17 (24.64%) CSS
3 17 (24.64%) CSS3
3 17 (24.64%) HTML5
4 16 (23.19%) Django
5 12 (17.39%) Ajax
6 10 (14.49%) Spring
7 9 (13.04%) Play Framework
7 9 (13.04%) SOAP
7 9 (13.04%) Web Services
8 7 (10.14%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (8.70%) .NET
10 5 (7.25%) AngularJS
10 5 (7.25%) RESTful
10 5 (7.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Data Centre
2 10 (14.49%) Private Cloud
3 6 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (8.70%) User Experience
4 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.35%) NHS
6 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.43%) Windows
2 17 (24.64%) Linux
3 8 (11.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (8.70%) Windows Server
5 5 (7.25%) Solaris
5 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.80%) HPUX
7 3 (4.35%) AIX
8 2 (2.90%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.45%) Unix
9 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) Network Design
2 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (23.19%) ITIL
4 14 (20.29%) Scrum
4 14 (20.29%) TOGAF
5 12 (17.39%) Kanban
5 12 (17.39%) Service Management
5 12 (17.39%) TDD
6 11 (15.94%) Configuration Management
6 11 (15.94%) Network Architecture
7 10 (14.49%) ITIL V3
7 10 (14.49%) Migration
7 10 (14.49%) Open Source
7 10 (14.49%) Project Governance
7 10 (14.49%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 9 (13.04%) BCP
8 9 (13.04%) Mentoring
8 9 (13.04%) Office Automation
9 8 (11.59%) CRM
9 8 (11.59%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.19%) Ruby
1 16 (23.19%) Scala
2 9 (13.04%) Python
3 7 (10.14%) Java
4 4 (5.80%) SQL
5 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) Degree
2 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
3 10 (14.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.35%) CCDP
5 3 (4.35%) CCIE
5 3 (4.35%) CCIP
5 3 (4.35%) CCNP
5 3 (4.35%) CCSA
5 3 (4.35%) CCSE
5 3 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.35%) HP ASE
5 3 (4.35%) HP MASE
5 3 (4.35%) JNCIA
5 3 (4.35%) JNCIE
6 2 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.45%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.45%) MCSE
7 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.04%) Docker
1 9 (13.04%) LXC
2 5 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (15.94%) Puppet
2 9 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.80%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.90%) SCCM
5 1 (1.45%) Ansible
5 1 (1.45%) Netcool
5 1 (1.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.74%) Oracle
3 12 (17.39%) Cisco
4 8 (11.59%) F5
4 8 (11.59%) HP
5 5 (7.25%) Red Hat
5 5 (7.25%) TIBCO
5 5 (7.25%) VMware
6 4 (5.80%) Juniper
7 3 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.35%) Fortinet
7 3 (4.35%) Genesys
7 3 (4.35%) Nortel
7 3 (4.35%) Riverbed
7 3 (4.35%) Siebel
7 3 (4.35%) Verint
8 1 (1.45%) Aruba
8 1 (1.45%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.45%) Pega
8 1 (1.45%) Tableau