Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £531 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 27 24
Rank change year-on-year -9 -3 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 60 209 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.55% 8.57% 6.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.95% 9.42% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 182 105
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £531 £445 £635
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.38% -29.92% +27.00%
10th Percentile £425 £366 £424
90th Percentile £651 £687 £703
North East median daily rate £523 £448 £625
% change year-on-year +16.76% -28.40% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £49.15 - -
North East median hourly rate £49.15 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies in Tyne and Wear with a recognized job title 863 2218 1424
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.21% 90.94% 94.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 1583 920
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £244
90th Percentile £550 £513 £576
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 106 83
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £17.29 £27.00 £19.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.96% +39.53% +23.52%
10th Percentile £9.50 £10.28 £11.69
90th Percentile £47.08 £33.87 £36.85
North East median hourly rate £17.49 £26.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -34.00% +55.93% +5.69%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Tyne and Wear

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Architect in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Tyne and Wear

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Tyne and Wear

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Tyne and Wear

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Tyne and Wear 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 56 £550 +23.60% 6
North Tyneside - 2 £500 -
Sunderland +1 1 £430 -
Architect
North East

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 22 (36.67%) Open Source
1 22 (36.67%) MongoDB
2 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (31.67%) JSON
4 17 (28.33%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
4 17 (28.33%) Scala
5 16 (26.67%) Java
5 16 (26.67%) Scrum
6 15 (25.00%) CRM
6 15 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 14 (23.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 13 (21.67%) HTML
8 13 (21.67%) Oracle
8 13 (21.67%) HTML5
8 13 (21.67%) Mentoring
8 13 (21.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
9 12 (20.00%) Presales
9 12 (20.00%) Puppet
9 12 (20.00%) REST
10 11 (18.33%) CSS3
10 11 (18.33%) Project Governance
10 11 (18.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (18.33%) NoSQL
10 11 (18.33%) BPSS Clearance
10 11 (18.33%) .NET
10 11 (18.33%) MySQL
10 11 (18.33%) CSS
10 11 (18.33%) Degree

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (10.00%) Confluence
1 6 (10.00%) SAS
2 2 (3.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.67%) Documentum
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 15 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Heroku
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) Office 365
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) Firewall
2 1 (1.67%) LAN
2 1 (1.67%) NAS
2 1 (1.67%) SAN
2 1 (1.67%) VPN
2 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.67%) MongoDB
2 17 (28.33%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (18.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (18.33%) MySQL
3 11 (18.33%) NoSQL
4 8 (13.33%) Big Data
4 8 (13.33%) Hadoop
5 7 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (10.00%) Apache Hive
6 6 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (10.00%) Data Lake
6 6 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 6 (10.00%) HBase
6 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database
6 6 (10.00%) Pentaho
6 6 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Jenkins
1 7 (11.67%) JIRA
2 6 (10.00%) ERwin
2 6 (10.00%) Selenium
3 5 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.67%) Hudson
4 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.67%) JSON
2 13 (21.67%) HTML
2 13 (21.67%) HTML5
3 12 (20.00%) REST
4 11 (18.33%) .NET
4 11 (18.33%) Ajax
4 11 (18.33%) CSS
4 11 (18.33%) CSS3
5 10 (16.67%) Django
6 9 (15.00%) Play Framework
6 9 (15.00%) Web Services
7 8 (13.33%) Spring
8 7 (11.67%) Node.js
8 7 (11.67%) RESTful
9 6 (10.00%) SOAP
10 4 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
11 2 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (3.33%) React
11 2 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (11.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (10.00%) User Experience
3 5 (8.33%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.67%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.67%) Clustering
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Linux
1 6 (10.00%) Unix
2 2 (3.33%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) Open Source
2 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (26.67%) Scrum
4 15 (25.00%) CRM
5 14 (23.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 13 (21.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (21.67%) Mentoring
7 12 (20.00%) Presales
7 12 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
8 11 (18.33%) Kanban
8 11 (18.33%) Project Governance
9 10 (16.67%) Data Modelling
9 10 (16.67%) Microservices
9 10 (16.67%) TDD
10 9 (15.00%) Coaching
10 9 (15.00%) Data Governance
11 8 (13.33%) Configuration Management
11 8 (13.33%) Data Architecture
11 8 (13.33%) Metadata Management
11 8 (13.33%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.33%) Scala
2 16 (26.67%) Java
3 10 (16.67%) Ruby
4 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.67%) SQL
5 6 (10.00%) Python
5 6 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 11 (18.33%) Degree
2 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) MCSE
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) Data Quality
2 6 (10.00%) QA
3 3 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.67%) GDPR
5 1 (1.67%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Docker
1 6 (10.00%) LXC
2 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (20.00%) Puppet
2 6 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.67%) Oracle
3 6 (10.00%) CA
3 6 (10.00%) Informatica
3 6 (10.00%) Tableau
4 1 (1.67%) 3PAR
4 1 (1.67%) HP
4 1 (1.67%) IBM
4 1 (1.67%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.67%) Pega
4 1 (1.67%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.67%) VMware