The median contractor rate for an Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 3 months to 28 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 34 12
Rank change year-on-year +25 -22  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 40 113 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 10.44% 7.93% 8.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.17% 8.98% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 83 38
Median daily rate £500 £485 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £410 £417
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £750 £683
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 £45.00 £43.15
% change year-on-year +27.77% +4.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 358 1258 592
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 93.47% 88.28% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 807 372
Median daily rate £363 £320 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.28% -11.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 84 64
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 £9.50 £14.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear that featured Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +27 36 £513 +2.50% 3
North Tyneside - 4 £500 -
Architect
North East

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 23 (31.51%) LAN
1 23 (31.51%) WAN
2 22 (30.14%) Network Design
3 21 (28.77%) Windows
4 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
5 19 (26.03%) Degree
5 19 (26.03%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (26.03%) MongoDB
5 19 (26.03%) REST
6 18 (24.66%) JSON
6 18 (24.66%) HTML
7 17 (23.29%) MySQL
7 17 (23.29%) CSS
7 17 (23.29%) Linux
7 17 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (23.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (23.29%) NoSQL
7 17 (23.29%) HTML5
7 17 (23.29%) CSS3
8 16 (21.92%) Scala
8 16 (21.92%) Django
8 16 (21.92%) Ruby
8 16 (21.92%) ITIL
9 15 (20.55%) Oracle
10 14 (19.18%) TOGAF
10 14 (19.18%) Scrum
10 14 (19.18%) Security Cleared
10 14 (19.18%) Oracle Database
11 13 (17.81%) Relational Database
11 13 (17.81%) Data Centre

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 10 (13.70%) Confluence
2 5 (6.85%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.37%) Documentum
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.37%) SAS
Business Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) GitHub
2 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.51%) LAN
1 23 (31.51%) WAN
2 9 (12.33%) Internet
2 9 (12.33%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (5.48%) Wireless
4 3 (4.11%) BIG-IP
4 3 (4.11%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.74%) Firewall
6 1 (1.37%) BGP
6 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.37%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (1.37%) DNS
6 1 (1.37%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.37%) MPLS
6 1 (1.37%) NX-OS
6 1 (1.37%) TACACS
6 1 (1.37%) Telepresence
6 1 (1.37%) VoIP
6 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.03%) MongoDB
1 19 (26.03%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (23.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 17 (23.29%) MySQL
2 17 (23.29%) NoSQL
3 14 (19.18%) Oracle Database
4 13 (17.81%) Relational Database
5 6 (8.22%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (6.85%) BODI
7 1 (1.37%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.37%) Big Data
7 1 (1.37%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.37%) HBase
7 1 (1.37%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) JIRA
2 9 (12.33%) Jenkins
2 9 (12.33%) Selenium
3 5 (6.85%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (6.85%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.37%) ERwin
4 1 (1.37%) Gatling
General
1 4 (5.48%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.03%) REST
2 18 (24.66%) HTML
2 18 (24.66%) JSON
3 17 (23.29%) CSS
3 17 (23.29%) CSS3
3 17 (23.29%) HTML5
4 16 (21.92%) Django
5 12 (16.44%) Ajax
6 10 (13.70%) Spring
7 9 (12.33%) Play Framework
7 9 (12.33%) SOAP
7 9 (12.33%) Web Services
8 7 (9.59%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (8.22%) .NET
10 5 (6.85%) AngularJS
10 5 (6.85%) RESTful
10 5 (6.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Data Centre
2 10 (13.70%) Private Cloud
3 6 (8.22%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (8.22%) User Experience
4 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.11%) NHS
6 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.74%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.77%) Windows
2 17 (23.29%) Linux
3 8 (10.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (8.22%) Windows Server
5 5 (6.85%) Solaris
5 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.48%) HPUX
7 3 (4.11%) AIX
8 2 (2.74%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.37%) Unix
9 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.14%) Network Design
2 17 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (21.92%) ITIL
4 14 (19.18%) Scrum
4 14 (19.18%) TOGAF
5 12 (16.44%) Kanban
5 12 (16.44%) Service Management
5 12 (16.44%) TDD
6 11 (15.07%) Configuration Management
6 11 (15.07%) Network Architecture
7 10 (13.70%) ITIL V3
7 10 (13.70%) Migration
7 10 (13.70%) Open Source
7 10 (13.70%) Project Governance
7 10 (13.70%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 9 (12.33%) BCP
8 9 (12.33%) Mentoring
8 9 (12.33%) Office Automation
9 8 (10.96%) Matrix Organization
9 8 (10.96%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.92%) Ruby
1 16 (21.92%) Scala
2 9 (12.33%) Python
3 7 (9.59%) Java
4 4 (5.48%) SQL
5 3 (4.11%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (26.03%) Degree
2 14 (19.18%) Security Cleared
3 10 (13.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.11%) CCDP
5 3 (4.11%) CCIE
5 3 (4.11%) CCIP
5 3 (4.11%) CCNP
5 3 (4.11%) CCSA
5 3 (4.11%) CCSE
5 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.11%) HP ASE
5 3 (4.11%) HP MASE
5 3 (4.11%) JNCIA
5 3 (4.11%) JNCIE
6 2 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.37%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.37%) MCSE
7 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.74%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.33%) Docker
1 9 (12.33%) LXC
2 5 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (15.07%) Puppet
2 9 (12.33%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.48%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.74%) SCCM
5 1 (1.37%) Ansible
5 1 (1.37%) Netcool
5 1 (1.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.55%) Oracle
3 12 (16.44%) Cisco
4 8 (10.96%) F5
4 8 (10.96%) HP
5 5 (6.85%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.85%) TIBCO
5 5 (6.85%) VMware
6 4 (5.48%) Juniper
7 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.11%) Fortinet
7 3 (4.11%) Genesys
7 3 (4.11%) Nortel
7 3 (4.11%) Riverbed
7 3 (4.11%) Siebel
7 3 (4.11%) Verint
8 1 (1.37%) Aruba
8 1 (1.37%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.37%) Pega
8 1 (1.37%) Tableau