Period
to 17 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £563 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 17 June 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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 40 29
Rank change year-on-year -3 -11 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 68 78 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.34% 5.88% 7.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.56% 6.22% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 62 146
North East median daily rate £563 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £406 £400 £400
90th Percentile £741 £650 £769
England median daily rate £570 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +3.64% +4.76% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North East median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £51.00 £42.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -19.05% +38.89%

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 1,224 1,255 2,199
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 94.65% 91.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 811 1,394
North East median daily rate £380 £363 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% +8.21% -4.29%
10th Percentile £227 £250 £225
90th Percentile £550 £530 £533
England median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.06% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 63 90
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £24.50 £26.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.96% -7.68% +76.92%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.17 £10.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £41.60 £36.00
England median hourly rate £18.60 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.80% -6.25% +14.29%

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 17 June 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 17 June 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 -9 59 £575 +21.05% 14
Durham -3 2 £475 +9.51% 1
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 26 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.47%) TOGAF
3 16 (23.53%) Java
4 15 (22.06%) Open Source
5 13 (19.12%) DevOps
6 11 (16.18%) Microservices
7 10 (14.71%) Social Media
7 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (13.24%) Analytics
8 9 (13.24%) ITIL
8 9 (13.24%) Data Modelling
9 8 (11.76%) JavaScript
9 8 (11.76%) Service Management
9 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
9 8 (11.76%) ITIL V3
10 7 (10.29%) Node.js
10 7 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (8.82%) RAD
11 6 (8.82%) REST
11 6 (8.82%) AngularJS
11 6 (8.82%) SFIA
11 6 (8.82%) IT Strategy
12 5 (7.35%) Collaborative Working
12 5 (7.35%) Wardley Maps
12 5 (7.35%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (7.35%) TOGAF Certification
12 5 (7.35%) Terraform
12 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (7.35%) Ansible

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 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.94%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.94%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.47%) Apache
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.47%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (4.41%) PaaS
4 3 (4.41%) SaaS
5 1 (1.47%) Datadog
5 1 (1.47%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Network Security
1 1 (1.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.88%) Apache Hive
2 4 (5.88%) Big Data
2 4 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.88%) HBase
3 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.47%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.47%) DB2
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.47%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.47%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.47%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.47%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.47%) ERwin
2 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.47%) JIRA
2 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (4.41%) Legal
2 2 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) Node.js
2 6 (8.82%) AngularJS
2 6 (8.82%) REST
3 3 (4.41%) .NET
3 3 (4.41%) Ajax
3 3 (4.41%) CSS
3 3 (4.41%) HTML
4 2 (2.94%) J2EE
4 2 (2.94%) JSON
4 2 (2.94%) Kafka
4 2 (2.94%) Middleware
4 2 (2.94%) React
4 2 (2.94%) RESTful
4 2 (2.94%) Spring
5 1 (1.47%) CSS3
5 1 (1.47%) Drools
5 1 (1.47%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.47%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.47%) HTML5
5 1 (1.47%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Social Media
2 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Blog
3 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.94%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.94%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.94%) User Experience
4 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.47%) CESG
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) NHS
4 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Unix
3 3 (4.41%) Linux
4 1 (1.47%) AIX
4 1 (1.47%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.47%) TOGAF
3 15 (22.06%) Open Source
4 13 (19.12%) DevOps
5 11 (16.18%) Microservices
6 9 (13.24%) Analytics
6 9 (13.24%) Data Modelling
6 9 (13.24%) ITIL
7 8 (11.76%) ITIL V3
7 8 (11.76%) Service Management
8 6 (8.82%) IT Strategy
8 6 (8.82%) RAD
8 6 (8.82%) SFIA
9 5 (7.35%) Collaborative Working
9 5 (7.35%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (7.35%) IT Governance
9 5 (7.35%) Migration
9 5 (7.35%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (7.35%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.35%) Wardley Maps
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.53%) Java
2 8 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.88%) SQL
4 2 (2.94%) PHP
4 2 (2.94%) Python
4 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.47%) C
5 1 (1.47%) C++
5 1 (1.47%) COBOL
5 1 (1.47%) Perl
5 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.47%) Ruby
5 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.35%) Degree
2 5 (7.35%) TOGAF Certification
3 4 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) CISSP
6 1 (1.47%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.47%) CEH
6 1 (1.47%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.47%) CITP
6 1 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.47%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) IISP
6 1 (1.47%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.47%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.94%) NIST 800
2 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Docker
1 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) Ansible
1 5 (7.35%) Terraform
2 4 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.41%) Puppet
4 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.47%) Nagios
4 1 (1.47%) Packer
Vendors
1 5 (7.35%) Oracle
2 3 (4.41%) Cloudera
3 2 (2.94%) Informatica
3 2 (2.94%) SAP
3 2 (2.94%) Tableau
4 1 (1.47%) CA
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco
4 1 (1.47%) Dell
4 1 (1.47%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.47%) HP
4 1 (1.47%) ICL
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.47%) NetIQ
4 1 (1.47%) New Relic
4 1 (1.47%) OpenText
4 1 (1.47%) Splunk
4 1 (1.47%) VMware