The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 22 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.

Technical Architect
England / North East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 103 32
Rank change year-on-year +49 -71  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 4 22 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.69% 1.39% 4.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.56% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 23
Median daily rate £425 £610 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.32% +28.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £379 £429
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £800 £670
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £490
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year +8.33% -  

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 541 1408 792
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 93.76% 89.23% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 866 464
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 81 83
Median hourly rate £18.50 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.92% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £12.06 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.50 £18.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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
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 22 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 +58 4 £425 -31.45%
Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 8 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (57.14%) Scrum
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) MySQL
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) CSS
1 8 (57.14%) JSON
1 8 (57.14%) HTML5
1 8 (57.14%) MongoDB
1 8 (57.14%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (57.14%) NoSQL
1 8 (57.14%) CSS3
1 8 (57.14%) REST
2 7 (50.00%) Play Framework
2 7 (50.00%) Scala
2 7 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (50.00%) Kanban
2 7 (50.00%) Django
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
2 7 (50.00%) Ruby
3 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
3 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
3 5 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (28.57%) User Experience
4 4 (28.57%) Open Source
4 4 (28.57%) Software Architecture
5 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (21.43%) Ajax
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery

Technical 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 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (57.14%) MongoDB
1 8 (57.14%) MySQL
1 8 (57.14%) NoSQL
1 8 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) BODI
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) CSS
1 8 (57.14%) CSS3
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) HTML5
1 8 (57.14%) JSON
1 8 (57.14%) REST
2 7 (50.00%) Django
2 7 (50.00%) Play Framework
2 7 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
3 5 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (21.43%) Ajax
5 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) Scrum
2 7 (50.00%) Kanban
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
4 4 (28.57%) Open Source
4 4 (28.57%) Software Architecture
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (21.43%) Line Management
5 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Product Management
6 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
6 2 (14.29%) User Stories
7 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.14%) ITIL
7 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Ruby
1 7 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.14%) MCSA
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco
1 1 (7.14%) F5
1 1 (7.14%) HP
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
1 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
1 1 (7.14%) VMware