Period
to 24 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 68 116
Rank change year-on-year -18 +48 -50
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 8 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.79% 2.12% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 2.23% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 25
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £488 £498 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.01% -0.50% -20.63%
10th Percentile £394 £400 £386
90th Percentile £683 £662 £540
North East median daily rate £503 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +0.50% - -20.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £35.00 -
North East median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 967 898 1,889
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 95.03% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 635 1,365
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -7.50%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £258
90th Percentile £557 £578 £525
North East median daily rate £415 £388 £370
% change year-on-year +7.10% +4.73% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 42 75
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.43 £13.75 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.22% -42.71% +20.00%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £46.10 £50.00 £37.65
North East median hourly rate £14.77 £17.30 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.62% -23.11% +26.62%

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Tyne and Wear

Technical 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 Technical Architect in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architect in Tyne and Wear

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architect in Tyne and Wear

Technical 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 Technical Architect within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 24 January 2019. 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 -2 7 £500 - 7
Gateshead - 1 £413 -
Technical Architect
North East

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, Technical Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Tyne and Wear region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) IaaS
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Application Discovery
4 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud
4 2 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (12.50%) SFIA
5 1 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
5 1 (12.50%) Customer-Centricity
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) PaaS
5 1 (12.50%) Social Media
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) J2EE
5 1 (12.50%) MySQL

Technical 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Application Discovery
3 2 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (12.50%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) IT Governance
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) SFIA
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA