Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £523 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 17 November 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.

Architect
England > North East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 29 21
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8 +18
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 77 220 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.26% 7.89% 6.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.62% 8.62% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 192 123
North East median daily rate £523 £448 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.76% -28.40% +25.00%
10th Percentile £413 £371 £423
90th Percentile £650 £688 £700
England median daily rate £550 £535 £520
% change year-on-year +2.80% +2.88% +1.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
North East median hourly rate £49.15 - -
England median hourly rate £49.15 £43.50 £48.50
% change year-on-year +12.99% -10.31% +14.12%

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 1164 2552 1894
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.63% 91.47% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 766 1738 1174
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £240
90th Percentile £546 £519 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 126 120
North East median hourly rate £17.49 £26.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.00% +55.93% +5.69%
10th Percentile £9.50 £10.28 £11.08
90th Percentile £47.50 £33.87 £35.10
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%

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 November 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 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 November 2017. 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 60 £531 +19.38% 6
Durham - 14 £468 -
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 22 (28.57%) Open Source
1 22 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 21 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (24.68%) Oracle
3 19 (24.68%) CRM
3 19 (24.68%) JSON
4 17 (22.08%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (22.08%) Scala
5 16 (20.78%) Scrum
5 16 (20.78%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (20.78%) Enterprise Architecture
5 16 (20.78%) Java
6 13 (16.88%) HTML
6 13 (16.88%) Finance
6 13 (16.88%) HTML5
6 13 (16.88%) Mentoring
6 13 (16.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (15.58%) Translating Business Requirements
7 12 (15.58%) Presales
7 12 (15.58%) Puppet
7 12 (15.58%) REST
7 12 (15.58%) .NET
8 11 (14.29%) MySQL
8 11 (14.29%) CSS
8 11 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 11 (14.29%) Ajax
8 11 (14.29%) Degree
8 11 (14.29%) CSS3
8 11 (14.29%) Project Governance

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 6 (7.79%) Confluence
1 6 (7.79%) SAS
2 2 (2.60%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.30%) Documentum
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (20.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (10.39%) Maximo
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.30%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Heroku
1 5 (6.49%) Office 365
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) Firewall
2 1 (1.30%) LAN
2 1 (1.30%) NAS
2 1 (1.30%) SAN
2 1 (1.30%) VPN
2 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 17 (22.08%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (14.29%) MySQL
3 11 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 9 (11.69%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (10.39%) Big Data
5 8 (10.39%) Hadoop
6 6 (7.79%) Apache Hive
6 6 (7.79%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (7.79%) Data Lake
6 6 (7.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 6 (7.79%) HBase
6 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database
6 6 (7.79%) Pentaho
6 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
7 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.60%) DTS
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 7 (9.09%) JIRA
2 6 (7.79%) ERwin
2 6 (7.79%) Selenium
3 5 (6.49%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.30%) Hudson
4 1 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 13 (16.88%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Billing
3 1 (1.30%) Advertising
3 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.68%) JSON
2 13 (16.88%) HTML
2 13 (16.88%) HTML5
3 12 (15.58%) .NET
3 12 (15.58%) REST
4 11 (14.29%) Ajax
4 11 (14.29%) CSS
4 11 (14.29%) CSS3
5 10 (12.99%) Django
6 9 (11.69%) Play Framework
6 9 (11.69%) Web Services
7 8 (10.39%) Spring
8 7 (9.09%) Node.js
8 7 (9.09%) RESTful
9 6 (7.79%) SOAP
10 4 (5.19%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (2.60%) AngularJS
11 2 (2.60%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (2.60%) React
11 2 (2.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.39%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.79%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (7.79%) User Experience
4 5 (6.49%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.60%) NHS
6 1 (1.30%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.30%) Clustering
6 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.30%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (1.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Linux
1 6 (7.79%) Unix
2 2 (2.60%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.57%) Open Source
2 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (24.68%) CRM
4 16 (20.78%) Enterprise Architecture
4 16 (20.78%) Scrum
5 13 (16.88%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (16.88%) Mentoring
6 12 (15.58%) Presales
6 12 (15.58%) Translating Business Requirements
7 11 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 11 (14.29%) Kanban
7 11 (14.29%) Project Governance
8 10 (12.99%) Microservices
8 10 (12.99%) TDD
9 9 (11.69%) Coaching
9 9 (11.69%) Data Governance
10 8 (10.39%) Data Architecture
10 8 (10.39%) Data Strategy
10 8 (10.39%) Metadata Management
10 8 (10.39%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.08%) Scala
2 16 (20.78%) Java
3 10 (12.99%) Ruby
4 9 (11.69%) SQL
5 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.79%) Python
6 6 (7.79%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.60%) C#
7 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 11 (14.29%) Degree
2 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.60%) MCSE
6 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) Data Quality
2 6 (7.79%) QA
3 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.60%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.30%) GDPR
5 1 (1.30%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (7.79%) Docker
1 6 (7.79%) LXC
2 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (15.58%) Puppet
2 6 (7.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 19 (24.68%) Oracle
3 6 (7.79%) CA
3 6 (7.79%) Informatica
3 6 (7.79%) Tableau
4 3 (3.90%) SAP
5 2 (2.60%) IBM
6 1 (1.30%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.30%) Capita
6 1 (1.30%) HP
6 1 (1.30%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.30%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.30%) Pega
6 1 (1.30%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.30%) VMware