Period
to 15 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £505 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

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
England > North East
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 42 27
Rank change year-on-year 0 -15 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 70 66 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.32% 5.37% 8.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.54% 5.64% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 63 182
North East median daily rate £505 £550 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.18% +23.60% -28.51%
10th Percentile £394 £417 £363
90th Percentile £690 £650 £678
England median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
North East median hourly rate - £49.15 -
England median hourly rate £53.79 £49.15 £45.00
% change year-on-year +9.43% +9.22% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
North East
Contract vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1,264 1,170 2,400
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.98% 95.12% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 842 782 1,638
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £225
90th Percentile £556 £550 £525
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 52 120
North East median hourly rate £14.78 £17.49 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.49% -22.27% +26.62%
10th Percentile £10.42 £9.55 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £47.50 £29.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% +0.11%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in the North East

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Architect in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in the North East

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in the North East over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in the North East

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in the North East

Architect
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the North East region over the 6 months to 15 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -2 45 £519 -5.68% 19
Durham -7 16 £500 -4.76% 3
Architect
England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (24.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 15 (21.43%) Java
4 12 (17.14%) TOGAF
5 11 (15.71%) SC Cleared
6 10 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (12.86%) DevOps
7 9 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (11.43%) Content Management
8 8 (11.43%) Open Source
9 7 (10.00%) Microservices
9 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (10.00%) C#
9 7 (10.00%) SharePoint
9 7 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (8.57%) SQL
10 6 (8.57%) .NET
10 6 (8.57%) ITIL
10 6 (8.57%) Service Management
10 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.57%) Migration
10 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
10 6 (8.57%) Service Design
10 6 (8.57%) Big Data
11 5 (7.14%) Office 365
11 5 (7.14%) ITIL V3
11 5 (7.14%) Node.js
11 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 7 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.71%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.71%) CMS
3 2 (2.86%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.86%) Confluence
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.43%) SAS
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (24.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.14%) Office 365
4 4 (5.71%) PaaS
5 3 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (4.29%) IaaS
5 3 (4.29%) SaaS
6 2 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.86%) Boomi
6 2 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.43%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) VoIP
1 2 (2.86%) Wireless
2 1 (1.43%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.43%) Intranet
2 1 (1.43%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.43%) LAN
2 1 (1.43%) WAN
2 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (8.57%) Big Data
3 4 (5.71%) HBase
3 4 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.29%) Apache Hive
4 3 (4.29%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.29%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.29%) Sqoop
5 2 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.86%) MySQL
5 2 (2.86%) Spark SQL
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.43%) DB2
6 1 (1.43%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.43%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (1.43%) ERwin
2 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (4.29%) Legal
2 2 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Finance
3 1 (1.43%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) .NET
2 5 (7.14%) J2EE
2 5 (7.14%) Node.js
2 5 (7.14%) XML
3 4 (5.71%) AngularJS
3 4 (5.71%) Kafka
3 4 (5.71%) REST
3 4 (5.71%) Web Services
4 3 (4.29%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.29%) JSON
5 2 (2.86%) LDAP
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (2.86%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (2.86%) Swagger
6 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.43%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.43%) HTML
6 1 (1.43%) LAMP
6 1 (1.43%) Middleware
6 1 (1.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 5 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (5.71%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.29%) NHS
3 3 (4.29%) Social Media
4 2 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.86%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.86%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (2.86%) RIA
4 2 (2.86%) User Experience
5 1 (1.43%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) Windows
2 1 (1.43%) AIX
2 1 (1.43%) DC/OS
2 1 (1.43%) Linux
2 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.14%) TOGAF
3 9 (12.86%) DevOps
3 9 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (11.43%) Content Management
4 8 (11.43%) Open Source
5 7 (10.00%) Microservices
6 6 (8.57%) ITIL
6 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
6 6 (8.57%) Migration
6 6 (8.57%) Service Design
6 6 (8.57%) Service Management
6 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (7.14%) ITIL V3
7 5 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 5 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.71%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.43%) Java
2 7 (10.00%) C#
3 6 (8.57%) SQL
4 5 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.86%) C++
5 2 (2.86%) Python
5 2 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.71%) Degree
4 2 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.86%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (2.86%) CISMP
4 2 (2.86%) CISSP
4 2 (2.86%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.29%) GDPR
3 2 (2.86%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (2.86%) QA
4 1 (1.43%) PMO
4 1 (1.43%) PSD2
4 1 (1.43%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) HDFS
2 3 (4.29%) Apache Flume
3 2 (2.86%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 1 (1.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.43%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.43%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle
3 3 (4.29%) Cisco
4 2 (2.86%) Cloudera
4 2 (2.86%) Dell
4 2 (2.86%) Google
5 1 (1.43%) Automation Anywhere
5 1 (1.43%) Blue Prism
5 1 (1.43%) F5
5 1 (1.43%) Nintex
5 1 (1.43%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.43%) Pega
5 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.43%) Talend
5 1 (1.43%) Trillium
5 1 (1.43%) UiPath