Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 36 32
Rank change year-on-year -11 -4 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 60 65 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.91% 5.23% 7.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.12% 5.58% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 58 181
North East median daily rate £505 £530 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.72% +11.58% -5.00%
10th Percentile £406 £425 £375
90th Percentile £694 £716 £750
England median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £63.66 £52.50 £42.84
% change year-on-year +21.26% +22.55% +7.10%

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 1,171 1,165 2,648
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 93.65% 91.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 743 1,733
North East median daily rate £390 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +9.85% -17.50%
10th Percentile £225 £219 £224
90th Percentile £575 £541 £502
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 63 137
North East median hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.82% -18.52% +80.00%
10th Percentile £10.24 £10.03 £10.28
90th Percentile £30.78 £47.50 £35.55
England median hourly rate £18.25 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.41% -1.58% +6.92%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -17 42 £513 -5.09% 8
Durham -13 3 £475 +1.60% 4
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (36.67%) Java
3 21 (35.00%) Open Source
4 15 (25.00%) DevOps
5 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 12 (20.00%) TOGAF
7 11 (18.33%) Node.js
8 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 10 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 9 (15.00%) REST
10 8 (13.33%) AngularJS
11 7 (11.67%) Mentoring
11 7 (11.67%) Microservices
11 7 (11.67%) Open Source Development
11 7 (11.67%) J2EE
11 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
11 7 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
12 6 (10.00%) Risk Management
12 6 (10.00%) Migration
12 6 (10.00%) IT Governance
12 6 (10.00%) SFIA
12 6 (10.00%) Social Media
13 5 (8.33%) Big Data
13 5 (8.33%) ArchiMate
13 5 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
13 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
13 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
13 5 (8.33%) IT Strategy

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 (11.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.33%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.67%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.00%) PaaS
4 2 (3.33%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.67%) Boomi
5 1 (1.67%) Datadog
5 1 (1.67%) IaaS
5 1 (1.67%) SaaS
5 1 (1.67%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) VoIP
1 2 (3.33%) Wireless
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.67%) LAN
2 1 (1.67%) WAN
2 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (8.33%) Big Data
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.00%) Apache Hive
4 3 (5.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.00%) HBase
4 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.33%) DB2
5 2 (3.33%) MySQL
5 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.67%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (1.67%) Banking
2 1 (1.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) Node.js
2 9 (15.00%) REST
3 8 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 7 (11.67%) J2EE
5 5 (8.33%) XML
6 3 (5.00%) JSON
6 3 (5.00%) Middleware
6 3 (5.00%) Spring
6 3 (5.00%) Web Services
7 2 (3.33%) .NET
7 2 (3.33%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.33%) HTML
7 2 (3.33%) RESTful
8 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.67%) Ajax
8 1 (1.67%) CSS
8 1 (1.67%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (1.67%) jQuery
8 1 (1.67%) React
8 1 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Social Media
2 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.33%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (3.33%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (3.33%) NHS
4 2 (3.33%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.33%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.33%) RIA
5 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.67%) Blog
5 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Unix
3 2 (3.33%) AIX
4 1 (1.67%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.00%) Open Source
3 15 (25.00%) DevOps
4 12 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 10 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 7 (11.67%) Mentoring
6 7 (11.67%) Microservices
6 7 (11.67%) Open Source Development
7 6 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
7 6 (10.00%) IT Governance
7 6 (10.00%) Migration
7 6 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 6 (10.00%) SFIA
8 5 (8.33%) ArchiMate
8 5 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (8.33%) IT Strategy
8 5 (8.33%) Wardley Maps
9 4 (6.67%) Customer-Centricity
9 4 (6.67%) Domain Models
9 4 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.67%) Java
2 12 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.33%) SQL
4 2 (3.33%) C#
4 2 (3.33%) C++
4 2 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.67%) C
5 1 (1.67%) COBOL
5 1 (1.67%) Perl
5 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.67%) Python
5 1 (1.67%) Ruby
5 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) Degree
4 2 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.33%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (3.33%) CISSP
4 2 (3.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (1.67%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.67%) CISMP
5 1 (1.67%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.00%) GDPR
3 2 (3.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (3.33%) NIST 800
4 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (1.67%) PMO
4 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Ansible
1 1 (1.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.67%) Nagios
1 1 (1.67%) Packer
1 1 (1.67%) Puppet
1 1 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle
2 3 (5.00%) Cisco
2 3 (5.00%) Cloudera
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.67%) Dell
4 1 (1.67%) F5
4 1 (1.67%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.67%) HP
4 1 (1.67%) ICL
4 1 (1.67%) New Relic
4 1 (1.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.67%) Pega
4 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.67%) Splunk