The median contractor rate for a Architect was £445 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
England / North East
Rank 51 19 32
Rank change year-on-year -32 +13  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 35 66 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.83% 7.59% 4.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.07% 7.96% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 48 14
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 £375 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £637 £770
UK excluding London median daily rate £521 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.15% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £52.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -19.52% +20.68%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 691 829 609
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 95.31% 95.29% 93.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 557 336
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £235
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 26 18 35
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.75% +17.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £11.83 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £27.50
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 the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East that featured Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -28 32 £445 -11.00% 8
Durham -4 1 - - 1
Architect
England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 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 North East region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 41 (33.06%) Windows
2 36 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (24.19%) Security Cleared
4 28 (22.58%) Relational Database
4 28 (22.58%) Linux
4 28 (22.58%) Microsoft
5 27 (21.77%) SC Cleared
6 26 (20.97%) JSON
6 26 (20.97%) LAN
6 26 (20.97%) WAN
6 26 (20.97%) Network Design
6 26 (20.97%) Private Cloud
7 25 (20.16%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 24 (19.35%) Data Centre
8 24 (19.35%) Oracle
8 24 (19.35%) MongoDB
9 23 (18.55%) NoSQL
9 23 (18.55%) REST
9 23 (18.55%) Matrix Organization
10 22 (17.74%) Enterprise Architecture
11 21 (16.94%) Oracle Database
12 20 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
12 20 (16.13%) Scrum
12 20 (16.13%) HTML
12 20 (16.13%) Office Automation
13 19 (15.32%) MySQL
13 19 (15.32%) CSS
13 19 (15.32%) Migration
13 19 (15.32%) Apache Cassandra
13 19 (15.32%) HTML5

Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 11 (8.87%) WebLogic
2 10 (8.06%) Confluence
3 3 (2.42%) CMS
3 3 (2.42%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.61%) Documentum
4 2 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 18 (14.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.61%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.81%) Maximo
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.81%) GitHub
2 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.97%) LAN
1 26 (20.97%) WAN
2 3 (2.42%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.81%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.81%) Firewall
3 1 (0.81%) Internet
3 1 (0.81%) MPLS
3 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.58%) Relational Database
2 24 (19.35%) MongoDB
3 23 (18.55%) NoSQL
4 21 (16.94%) Oracle Database
5 20 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (15.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 19 (15.32%) MySQL
7 11 (8.87%) BODI
7 11 (8.87%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.61%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.61%) HBase
9 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.81%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.81%) OLAP
9 1 (0.81%) OrientDB
9 1 (0.81%) Redis
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (8.87%) Oracle APEX
1 11 (8.87%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (8.06%) JIRA
3 9 (7.26%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.26%) Selenium
4 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (8.06%) Finance
2 4 (3.23%) Local Government
3 1 (0.81%) French Language
3 1 (0.81%) Legal
3 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.97%) JSON
2 23 (18.55%) REST
3 20 (16.13%) HTML
4 19 (15.32%) CSS
4 19 (15.32%) CSS3
4 19 (15.32%) Django
4 19 (15.32%) HTML5
5 13 (10.48%) Play Framework
6 11 (8.87%) AngularJS
7 10 (8.06%) Ruby on Rails
7 10 (8.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (7.26%) Ajax
8 9 (7.26%) RESTful
8 9 (7.26%) SOAP
8 9 (7.26%) Spring
8 9 (7.26%) Web Services
9 4 (3.23%) .NET
10 3 (2.42%) XML
11 2 (1.61%) EDIFACT
11 2 (1.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.97%) Private Cloud
2 24 (19.35%) Data Centre
3 11 (8.87%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (8.06%) User Experience
5 4 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.42%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.42%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.61%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.61%) Social Media
8 1 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.81%) Fintech
8 1 (0.81%) iSeries
8 1 (0.81%) NHS
8 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (33.06%) Windows
2 28 (22.58%) Linux
3 16 (12.90%) Solaris
4 15 (12.10%) HPUX
5 14 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (9.68%) Windows Server
6 12 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (8.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (6.45%) AIX
9 2 (1.61%) Unix
10 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (20.97%) Network Design
3 25 (20.16%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 23 (18.55%) Matrix Organization
5 22 (17.74%) Enterprise Architecture
6 20 (16.13%) Office Automation
6 20 (16.13%) Scrum
7 19 (15.32%) Migration
8 18 (14.52%) Kanban
8 18 (14.52%) TDD
9 17 (13.71%) Technical Architecture
9 17 (13.71%) TOGAF
10 15 (12.10%) Open Source
11 13 (10.48%) ITIL
12 12 (9.68%) Waterfall
13 11 (8.87%) Prototyping
13 11 (8.87%) Service Management
14 10 (8.06%) BCP
14 10 (8.06%) Configuration Management
15 8 (6.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.32%) Ruby
1 19 (15.32%) Scala
2 14 (11.29%) Java
3 9 (7.26%) Python
4 4 (3.23%) C#
4 4 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.23%) SQL
5 3 (2.42%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.61%) ABAP
7 1 (0.81%) C
7 1 (0.81%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 30 (24.19%) Security Cleared
2 27 (21.77%) SC Cleared
3 14 (11.29%) Degree
4 9 (7.26%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.61%) CCNP
5 2 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.81%) CCDP
6 1 (0.81%) CCIE
6 1 (0.81%) CCIP
6 1 (0.81%) CCNA
6 1 (0.81%) CCSA
6 1 (0.81%) CCSE
6 1 (0.81%) CISSP
6 1 (0.81%) CLAS
6 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) HP ASE
6 1 (0.81%) HP MASE
6 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.81%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.81%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.26%) Docker
2 9 (7.26%) LXC
3 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (8.06%) Puppet
2 9 (7.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.81%) Ansible
3 1 (0.81%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 24 (19.35%) Oracle
3 16 (12.90%) Cisco
4 13 (10.48%) HP
5 12 (9.68%) F5
5 12 (9.68%) Red Hat
5 12 (9.68%) VMware
6 11 (8.87%) TIBCO
7 6 (4.84%) SAP
8 3 (2.42%) Genesys
8 3 (2.42%) Nortel
8 3 (2.42%) Siebel
8 3 (2.42%) Sitecore
8 3 (2.42%) Verint
9 2 (1.61%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.61%) Pega
10 1 (0.81%) Aruba
10 1 (0.81%) Infor
10 1 (0.81%) Riverbed
10 1 (0.81%) ServiceNow
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