The median contractor rate for an Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 29 9
Rank change year-on-year +13 -20  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 44 129 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.87% 8.05% 9.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.40% 9.03% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 96 52
Median daily rate £500 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £778 £673
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £47.50 £43.15
% change year-on-year +21.05% +10.08%  

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 524 1429 790
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 93.74% 89.20% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 882 471
Median daily rate £350 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 82 81
Median hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £18.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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 +25 40 £500 - 4
Durham -3 4 £434 -8.68%
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 24 (30.38%) LAN
1 24 (30.38%) WAN
2 23 (29.11%) Network Design
3 21 (26.58%) Windows
3 21 (26.58%) Microsoft
4 19 (24.05%) Degree
4 19 (24.05%) MongoDB
4 19 (24.05%) REST
5 18 (22.78%) Apache Cassandra
5 18 (22.78%) NoSQL
5 18 (22.78%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (22.78%) JSON
5 18 (22.78%) HTML
5 18 (22.78%) Linux
6 17 (21.52%) MySQL
6 17 (21.52%) ITIL
6 17 (21.52%) CSS
6 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (21.52%) HTML5
6 17 (21.52%) CSS3
7 16 (20.25%) Django
7 16 (20.25%) Scala
7 16 (20.25%) Ruby
8 15 (18.99%) Security Cleared
9 14 (17.72%) Oracle Database
9 14 (17.72%) Relational Database
9 14 (17.72%) TOGAF
9 14 (17.72%) Scrum
9 14 (17.72%) Oracle
10 13 (16.46%) Data Centre

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 10 (12.66%) Confluence
2 5 (6.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.27%) Documentum
3 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.27%) JBoss
3 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.27%) GitHub
3 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (30.38%) LAN
1 24 (30.38%) WAN
2 9 (11.39%) Internet
2 9 (11.39%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (5.06%) Wireless
4 3 (3.80%) BIG-IP
4 3 (3.80%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.53%) Firewall
6 1 (1.27%) AMQP
6 1 (1.27%) BGP
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.27%) DNS
6 1 (1.27%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.27%) MPLS
6 1 (1.27%) NX-OS
6 1 (1.27%) TACACS
6 1 (1.27%) Telepresence
6 1 (1.27%) VoIP
6 1 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.05%) MongoDB
2 18 (22.78%) Apache Cassandra
2 18 (22.78%) NoSQL
2 18 (22.78%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (21.52%) MySQL
4 14 (17.72%) Oracle Database
4 14 (17.72%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.33%) BODI
5 5 (6.33%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) JIRA
2 9 (11.39%) Jenkins
2 9 (11.39%) Selenium
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.27%) Gatling
General
1 3 (3.80%) Finance
1 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.27%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.05%) REST
2 18 (22.78%) HTML
2 18 (22.78%) JSON
3 17 (21.52%) CSS
3 17 (21.52%) CSS3
3 17 (21.52%) HTML5
4 16 (20.25%) Django
5 12 (15.19%) Ajax
6 10 (12.66%) Spring
7 9 (11.39%) Play Framework
7 9 (11.39%) SOAP
7 9 (11.39%) Web Services
8 7 (8.86%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (7.59%) .NET
10 5 (6.33%) AngularJS
10 5 (6.33%) RESTful
10 5 (6.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (1.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.92%) Private Cloud
3 6 (7.59%) User Experience
4 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.80%) NHS
6 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.53%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.27%) Fintech
7 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.27%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.58%) Windows
2 18 (22.78%) Linux
3 8 (10.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (7.59%) Windows Server
5 5 (6.33%) Solaris
5 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.06%) HPUX
7 3 (3.80%) AIX
8 2 (2.53%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.27%) Android
9 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.27%) Unix
9 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.11%) Network Design
2 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.52%) ITIL
3 14 (17.72%) Scrum
3 14 (17.72%) TOGAF
4 12 (15.19%) Configuration Management
4 12 (15.19%) Kanban
4 12 (15.19%) Service Management
4 12 (15.19%) TDD
5 11 (13.92%) Network Architecture
5 11 (13.92%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 10 (12.66%) ITIL V3
6 10 (12.66%) Migration
6 10 (12.66%) Project Governance
7 9 (11.39%) BCP
7 9 (11.39%) Matrix Organization
7 9 (11.39%) Mentoring
7 9 (11.39%) Office Automation
7 9 (11.39%) Open Source
8 8 (10.13%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.25%) Ruby
1 16 (20.25%) Scala
2 9 (11.39%) Python
3 8 (10.13%) Java
4 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.80%) SQL
5 1 (1.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (24.05%) Degree
2 15 (18.99%) Security Cleared
3 10 (12.66%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.80%) CCDP
5 3 (3.80%) CCIE
5 3 (3.80%) CCIP
5 3 (3.80%) CCNP
5 3 (3.80%) CCSA
5 3 (3.80%) CCSE
5 3 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.80%) HP ASE
5 3 (3.80%) HP MASE
5 3 (3.80%) JNCIA
5 3 (3.80%) JNCIE
6 2 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.27%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (11.39%) Docker
1 9 (11.39%) LXC
2 5 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (15.19%) Puppet
2 9 (11.39%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.06%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.53%) Ansible
4 2 (2.53%) SCCM
5 1 (1.27%) Netcool
5 1 (1.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (26.58%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.72%) Oracle
3 12 (15.19%) Cisco
4 8 (10.13%) F5
4 8 (10.13%) HP
5 5 (6.33%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.33%) TIBCO
5 5 (6.33%) VMware
6 4 (5.06%) Juniper
7 3 (3.80%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.80%) Fortinet
7 3 (3.80%) Genesys
7 3 (3.80%) Nortel
7 3 (3.80%) Riverbed
7 3 (3.80%) Siebel
7 3 (3.80%) Verint
8 1 (1.27%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.27%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.27%) Pega
8 1 (1.27%) WorldPay
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