Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 27 32
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 71 190 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.95% 8.07% 5.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.27% 8.68% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 166 105
North East median daily rate £550 £450 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -28.00% +27.55%
10th Percentile £420 £364 £439
90th Percentile £625 £688 £705
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
North East median hourly rate £49.15 - -
England median hourly rate £49.15 £48.25 £52.50
% change year-on-year +1.87% -8.10% +21.42%

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 1,133 2,188 1,848
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.89% 92.99% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 1,509 1,131
North East median daily rate £398 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% -8.54% +10.81%
10th Percentile £229 £255 £253
90th Percentile £563 £530 £588
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 97 106
North East median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +26.62% +10.24%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.25 £10.03
90th Percentile £50.00 £37.10 £35.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.29 £18.25
% change year-on-year +1.15% +0.22% +10.61%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 £550 +23.60% 20
Durham - 9 £475 - 1
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.35%) Data Modelling
3 16 (22.54%) Oracle
4 15 (21.13%) Java
4 15 (21.13%) Open Source
5 14 (19.72%) MongoDB
5 14 (19.72%) Enterprise Architecture
6 13 (18.31%) Scrum
6 13 (18.31%) Microservices
7 12 (16.90%) Data Governance
7 12 (16.90%) JSON
7 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
8 11 (15.49%) CRM
8 11 (15.49%) Metadata Management
8 11 (15.49%) Data Architecture
8 11 (15.49%) Scala
8 11 (15.49%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (15.49%) Data Strategy
9 10 (14.08%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (14.08%) Degree
9 10 (14.08%) Finance
9 10 (14.08%) TOGAF
10 9 (12.68%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (12.68%) Puppet
11 8 (11.27%) Analytics
11 8 (11.27%) Dynamics CRM
11 8 (11.27%) Kanban
11 8 (11.27%) SQL
12 7 (9.86%) .NET

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 5 (7.04%) SAS
2 4 (5.63%) Confluence
3 2 (2.82%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (8.45%) Maximo
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.41%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Heroku
2 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.23%) Office 365
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) Firewall
2 1 (1.41%) LAN
2 1 (1.41%) NAS
2 1 (1.41%) SAN
2 1 (1.41%) SMS
2 1 (1.41%) VPN
2 1 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.72%) MongoDB
2 10 (14.08%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (12.68%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (9.86%) Big Data
4 7 (9.86%) Hadoop
5 5 (7.04%) Apache Hive
5 5 (7.04%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (7.04%) Data Lake
5 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.04%) HBase
5 5 (7.04%) Pentaho
6 4 (5.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (5.63%) MySQL
6 4 (5.63%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
6 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.82%) DTS
8 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) ERwin
1 5 (7.04%) JIRA
1 5 (7.04%) WebDriver
2 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.63%) Selenium
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Billing
3 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.90%) JSON
2 7 (9.86%) .NET
2 7 (9.86%) HTML
2 7 (9.86%) HTML5
2 7 (9.86%) Node.js
3 6 (8.45%) REST
3 6 (8.45%) Web Services
4 5 (7.04%) Ajax
4 5 (7.04%) CSS
4 5 (7.04%) CSS3
4 5 (7.04%) Play Framework
4 5 (7.04%) Spring
5 4 (5.63%) Django
5 4 (5.63%) RESTful
5 4 (5.63%) SOAP
6 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.82%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (2.82%) React
7 1 (1.41%) Middleware
7 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.86%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.63%) Smartphone
4 4 (5.63%) User Experience
5 3 (4.23%) NHS
5 3 (4.23%) Social Media
6 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.41%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.41%) Clustering
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.41%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Unix
2 4 (5.63%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Windows
3 1 (1.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.35%) Data Modelling
3 15 (21.13%) Open Source
4 14 (19.72%) Enterprise Architecture
5 13 (18.31%) Microservices
5 13 (18.31%) Scrum
6 12 (16.90%) Data Governance
7 11 (15.49%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (15.49%) CRM
7 11 (15.49%) Data Architecture
7 11 (15.49%) Data Strategy
7 11 (15.49%) Metadata Management
8 10 (14.08%) TOGAF
9 8 (11.27%) Analytics
9 8 (11.27%) Kanban
10 7 (9.86%) Data Analysis
10 7 (9.86%) Data Management
10 7 (9.86%) ITIL V3
10 7 (9.86%) Mentoring
10 7 (9.86%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.13%) Java
2 11 (15.49%) Scala
3 8 (11.27%) SQL
4 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.04%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.63%) Python
6 4 (5.63%) Ruby
7 2 (2.82%) C#
7 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) Degree
2 7 (9.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) MCSE
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) Data Quality
2 5 (7.04%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.41%) GDPR
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.41%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Docker
1 4 (5.63%) LXC
2 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) Puppet
2 4 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (22.54%) Oracle
2 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.04%) CA
3 5 (7.04%) Informatica
3 5 (7.04%) Tableau
4 3 (4.23%) SAP
5 2 (2.82%) VMware
6 1 (1.41%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.41%) Capita
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco
6 1 (1.41%) Dell
6 1 (1.41%) HP
6 1 (1.41%) IBM
6 1 (1.41%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.41%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.41%) TIBCO