The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Technical Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Architecture
England / North East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 111 71
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 0 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.87% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.02% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 1
Median daily rate - £440 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +9.37% +1.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - -

Technical Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 478 1379 661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 85.51% 86.08% 79.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 887 414
Median daily rate £375 £325 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -17.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 71 41
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.78% +73.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £26.00 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in the North East

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architecture in the North East

Technical Architecture
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 Technical Architecture in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Architecture in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
1 4 (57.14%) Network Design
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
1 4 (57.14%) Private Cloud
1 4 (57.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
1 4 (57.14%) Matrix Organization
1 4 (57.14%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (42.86%) Office Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Line Management
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) Scala
2 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 3 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 3 (42.86%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
2 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (42.86%) Play Framework
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby

Technical Architecture
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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 3 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Architect
2 4 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (42.86%) Digital Architect
3 3 (42.86%) Digital Technical Architect
3 3 (42.86%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) CSS3
1 3 (42.86%) Django
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
1 3 (42.86%) JSON
1 3 (42.86%) Play Framework
1 3 (42.86%) REST
1 3 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Private Cloud
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Customer Requirements
1 4 (57.14%) Matrix Organization
1 4 (57.14%) Network Design
1 4 (57.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Kanban
2 3 (42.86%) Line Management
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) Office Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Ruby
1 3 (42.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft