The median contractor rate for a Architect was £445 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 38 20 35
Rank change year-on-year -18 +15  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 32 53 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.99% 8.12% 3.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.21% 8.56% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 35 7
Median daily rate £445 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £416 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £653 £655
UK excluding London median daily rate £522 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.40% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £53.75 £43.50
% change year-on-year -21.39% +23.56%  

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 515 619 351
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 96.44% 94.79% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 427 225
Median daily rate £358 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £530 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.25 £11.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.03% +31.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £11.83 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £21.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne that featured Architect in the job title.

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 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Newcastle upon Tyne

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Newcastle upon Tyne

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 40 (36.36%) Windows
2 35 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (25.45%) Linux
4 27 (24.55%) Relational Database
5 26 (23.64%) Security Cleared
5 26 (23.64%) Microsoft
6 24 (21.82%) LAN
6 24 (21.82%) WAN
6 24 (21.82%) Network Design
6 24 (21.82%) JSON
6 24 (21.82%) Private Cloud
6 24 (21.82%) Data Centre
6 24 (21.82%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 23 (20.91%) SC Cleared
7 23 (20.91%) MongoDB
7 23 (20.91%) Oracle
8 22 (20.00%) NoSQL
8 22 (20.00%) REST
8 22 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
9 20 (18.18%) Office Automation
9 20 (18.18%) Oracle Database
9 20 (18.18%) HTML
9 20 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (18.18%) Scrum
10 19 (17.27%) Ruby
10 19 (17.27%) Enterprise Architecture
10 19 (17.27%) MySQL
10 19 (17.27%) CSS
10 19 (17.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (17.27%) HTML5

Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 11 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 10 (9.09%) Confluence
3 3 (2.73%) CMS
3 3 (2.73%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.82%) Documentum
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 17 (15.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.82%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.91%) Maximo
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.91%) GitHub
2 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.82%) LAN
1 24 (21.82%) WAN
2 3 (2.73%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.91%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.91%) Firewall
3 1 (0.91%) Internet
3 1 (0.91%) MPLS
3 1 (0.91%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (24.55%) Relational Database
2 23 (20.91%) MongoDB
3 22 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 20 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 20 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (17.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (17.27%) MySQL
6 11 (10.00%) BODI
6 11 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.82%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.82%) HBase
8 1 (0.91%) GIS
Development Applications
1 11 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
1 11 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (9.09%) JIRA
3 9 (8.18%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.18%) Selenium
General
1 10 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (0.91%) Legal
2 1 (0.91%) Local Government
2 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.82%) JSON
2 22 (20.00%) REST
3 20 (18.18%) HTML
4 19 (17.27%) CSS
4 19 (17.27%) CSS3
4 19 (17.27%) Django
4 19 (17.27%) HTML5
5 12 (10.91%) Play Framework
6 10 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 10 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
6 10 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (8.18%) Ajax
7 9 (8.18%) SOAP
7 9 (8.18%) Spring
7 9 (8.18%) Web Services
8 8 (7.27%) RESTful
9 3 (2.73%) .NET
10 2 (1.82%) EDIFACT
10 2 (1.82%) Middleware
10 2 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.82%) Data Centre
1 24 (21.82%) Private Cloud
2 11 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (9.09%) User Experience
4 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.82%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.82%) Social Media
6 1 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.91%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.91%) NHS
6 1 (0.91%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.91%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (36.36%) Windows
2 28 (25.45%) Linux
3 16 (14.55%) Solaris
4 15 (13.64%) HPUX
5 14 (12.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (10.91%) Windows Server
6 12 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (7.27%) AIX
9 1 (0.91%) Unix
9 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (21.82%) Network Design
2 24 (21.82%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 22 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 20 (18.18%) Office Automation
4 20 (18.18%) Scrum
5 19 (17.27%) Enterprise Architecture
6 18 (16.36%) Kanban
6 18 (16.36%) TDD
7 17 (15.45%) Migration
8 15 (13.64%) Open Source
9 14 (12.73%) Technical Architecture
9 14 (12.73%) TOGAF
10 13 (11.82%) ITIL
11 12 (10.91%) Waterfall
12 11 (10.00%) Prototyping
12 11 (10.00%) Service Management
13 10 (9.09%) BCP
13 10 (9.09%) Configuration Management
14 8 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.27%) Ruby
1 19 (17.27%) Scala
2 12 (10.91%) Java
3 9 (8.18%) Python
4 3 (2.73%) C#
4 3 (2.73%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.73%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.73%) SQL
5 2 (1.82%) ABAP
6 1 (0.91%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (23.64%) Security Cleared
2 23 (20.91%) SC Cleared
3 14 (12.73%) Degree
4 9 (8.18%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.82%) CCNP
5 2 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.91%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.91%) CCDP
6 1 (0.91%) CCIE
6 1 (0.91%) CCIP
6 1 (0.91%) CCNA
6 1 (0.91%) CCSA
6 1 (0.91%) CCSE
6 1 (0.91%) CISSP
6 1 (0.91%) CLAS
6 1 (0.91%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.91%) HP ASE
6 1 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.91%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.91%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.18%) Docker
2 9 (8.18%) LXC
3 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.91%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (9.09%) Puppet
2 9 (8.18%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.91%) Ansible
3 1 (0.91%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.91%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (23.64%) Microsoft
2 23 (20.91%) Oracle
3 16 (14.55%) Cisco
4 13 (11.82%) HP
5 12 (10.91%) F5
5 12 (10.91%) Red Hat
5 12 (10.91%) VMware
6 11 (10.00%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.73%) Genesys
7 3 (2.73%) Nortel
7 3 (2.73%) SAP
7 3 (2.73%) Siebel
7 3 (2.73%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.73%) Verint
8 2 (1.82%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.82%) Pega
9 1 (0.91%) Aruba
9 1 (0.91%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.91%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.91%) Zuora