The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £506 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architect
England / North East
Rank 70 57 47
Rank change year-on-year -13 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 10 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.39% 1.95% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 2.05% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 4
Median daily rate £506 £475 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.57% +14.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £385 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £690 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £514 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.80% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £43.25

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 688 831 585
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 95.42% 95.30% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 560 331
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 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £530 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 15 31
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 £11.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in the North East

Technical 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 Technical Architect in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architect in the North East

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in the North East over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architect in the North East

Technical 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 Technical Architect within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 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 -17 9 £506 +6.57%
Durham -3 1 - -
Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Technical 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 Technical Architect in the job title.

1 14 (63.64%) JSON
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) Scrum
3 12 (54.55%) MongoDB
3 12 (54.55%) NoSQL
4 11 (50.00%) Play Framework
4 11 (50.00%) REST
4 11 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 11 (50.00%) TDD
4 11 (50.00%) Kanban
5 10 (45.45%) Django
5 10 (45.45%) Ruby
5 10 (45.45%) Ruby on Rails
5 10 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (45.45%) HTML
5 10 (45.45%) MySQL
5 10 (45.45%) CSS
5 10 (45.45%) CSS3
5 10 (45.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (45.45%) HTML5
5 10 (45.45%) Scala
5 10 (45.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (40.91%) Waterfall
6 9 (40.91%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (36.36%) User Experience
8 7 (31.82%) Open Source
9 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
9 5 (22.73%) Validation
9 5 (22.73%) Oracle
10 4 (18.18%) Java

Technical 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 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.55%) Documentum
2 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (4.55%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) MongoDB
1 12 (54.55%) NoSQL
2 10 (45.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (45.45%) MySQL
2 10 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 3 (13.64%) BODI
4 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.55%) HBase
5 1 (4.55%) Neo4j
5 1 (4.55%) OrientDB
5 1 (4.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle APEX
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) French Language
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) JSON
2 11 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 11 (50.00%) Play Framework
2 11 (50.00%) REST
3 10 (45.45%) CSS
3 10 (45.45%) CSS3
3 10 (45.45%) Django
3 10 (45.45%) HTML
3 10 (45.45%) HTML5
3 10 (45.45%) Ruby on Rails
3 10 (45.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (9.09%) RESTful
4 2 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (4.55%) J2EE
5 1 (4.55%) Node.js
5 1 (4.55%) OAuth2
5 1 (4.55%) SAML
5 1 (4.55%) Swagger
5 1 (4.55%) XSL
5 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) User Experience
2 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
1 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
1 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Solaris
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) HPUX
3 2 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Scrum
3 11 (50.00%) Kanban
3 11 (50.00%) TDD
4 9 (40.91%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (40.91%) Waterfall
5 7 (31.82%) Open Source
6 5 (22.73%) Validation
7 4 (18.18%) Prototyping
8 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (13.64%) Line Management
8 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
8 3 (13.64%) User Stories
9 2 (9.09%) Migration
9 2 (9.09%) Software Architecture
10 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
10 1 (4.55%) Project Governance
10 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Ruby
1 10 (45.45%) Scala
2 4 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco
3 3 (13.64%) F5
3 3 (13.64%) HP
3 3 (13.64%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.55%) Cloudera
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Pega
4 1 (4.55%) SAP