Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for Technical Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Architecture over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Technical Architecture
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 88 132
Rank change year-on-year +29 +44 -40
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 27 2 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.18% 0.23% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.58% 0.26% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 24
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £525 £700 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +40.00% -20.32%
10th Percentile £372 £530 £440
90th Percentile £675 £750 £793
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £525 £700 £500
% change year-on-year -25.00% +40.00% -20.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -

Technical Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 755 759 2,066
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 89.03% 87.44% 88.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 546 1,499
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.39% +10.00% -15.15%
10th Percentile £287 £259 £225
90th Percentile £588 £553 £519
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57% -13.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 89
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £11.75 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.28% +14.29% +46.02%
10th Percentile £8.89 £10.73 £15.00
90th Percentile £36.00 £48.05 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.50 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -55.00% +7.14% +55.56%

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Technical Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in Newcastle upon Tyne

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architecture in Newcastle upon Tyne

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architecture in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architecture in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 21 (77.78%) DevOps
2 19 (70.37%) Ansible
2 19 (70.37%) Puppet
2 19 (70.37%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (70.37%) Linux
2 19 (70.37%) Configuration Management
3 17 (62.96%) Terraform
3 17 (62.96%) Jenkins
4 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (51.85%) Elastic Stack
6 12 (44.44%) Unix
6 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (44.44%) Docker
7 11 (40.74%) QA
8 10 (37.04%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (37.04%) Amazon S3
8 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (37.04%) ITIL
8 10 (37.04%) Maven
8 10 (37.04%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (37.04%) Dynatrace
8 10 (37.04%) GitLab
8 10 (37.04%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (37.04%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (37.04%) Private Cloud
8 10 (37.04%) Software Delivery
8 10 (37.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (29.63%) CentOS
10 8 (29.63%) Test Automation

Technical Architecture
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 1 (3.70%) JBoss
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 19 (70.37%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (37.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 10 (37.04%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (37.04%) Amazon S3
2 10 (37.04%) AWS CloudFormation
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (18.52%) Datadog
4 2 (7.41%) BrowserStack
5 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
1 1 (3.70%) LAN
1 1 (3.70%) WAN
1 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) DB2
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (62.96%) Jenkins
2 10 (37.04%) GitLab
2 10 (37.04%) Maven
2 10 (37.04%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (22.22%) TeamCity
4 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.41%) FindBugs
5 2 (7.41%) Selenium
6 1 (3.70%) Gradle
6 1 (3.70%) Hamcrest
6 1 (3.70%) JIRA
6 1 (3.70%) JUnit
General
1 1 (3.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Architect
2 4 (14.81%) Technical Architect
3 3 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Junior
4 2 (7.41%) Junior DevOps
4 2 (7.41%) Junior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Designer
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.70%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (29.63%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (29.63%) Spring Boot
2 8 (29.63%) Zuul
3 3 (11.11%) JSON
3 3 (11.11%) Web Services
4 2 (7.41%) REST
4 2 (7.41%) Spring
4 2 (7.41%) XML
5 1 (3.70%) .NET
5 1 (3.70%) J2EE
5 1 (3.70%) JAXB
5 1 (3.70%) Middleware
5 1 (3.70%) RESTful
5 1 (3.70%) Software Packaging
5 1 (3.70%) Swagger
5 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Private Cloud
2 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
3 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (11.11%) Social Media
5 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (3.70%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Linux
2 12 (44.44%) Unix
3 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (29.63%) CentOS
4 8 (29.63%) Windows
5 2 (7.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) DevOps
2 19 (70.37%) Configuration Management
3 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (37.04%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (37.04%) ITIL
5 10 (37.04%) Software Delivery
6 8 (29.63%) Open Source
6 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
7 7 (25.93%) High Availability
8 6 (22.22%) BDD
9 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (14.81%) Collaborative Working
10 4 (14.81%) Microservices
11 3 (11.11%) IT Governance
11 3 (11.11%) SFIA
12 2 (7.41%) Domain Models
12 2 (7.41%) IT Strategy
12 2 (7.41%) Service Design
12 2 (7.41%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 3 (11.11%) C
2 3 (11.11%) C++
2 3 (11.11%) Perl
2 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.11%) Python
2 3 (11.11%) Ruby
3 2 (7.41%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) Java 8
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.70%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (70.37%) Ansible
1 19 (70.37%) Puppet
2 17 (62.96%) Terraform
3 8 (29.63%) Consul
4 6 (22.22%) Packer
5 5 (18.52%) Nagios
6 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
7 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Dynatrace
2 5 (18.52%) New Relic
2 5 (18.52%) Splunk
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Axway
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Informatica
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Siebel