Period
to 22 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 90 125
Rank change year-on-year +5 +35 -81
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 15 7 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.42% 0.74% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 0.78% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 24
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £625 £450 £635
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -29.13% +34.39%
10th Percentile £512 £395 £373
90th Percentile £722 £475 £814
North East median daily rate £625 £450 £620
% change year-on-year +38.89% -27.42% +30.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

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 1,015 901 2,019
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 94.64% 90.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 610 1,328
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% -12.16%
10th Percentile £233 £249 £222
90th Percentile £559 £528 £500
North East median daily rate £375 £366 £325
% change year-on-year +2.39% +12.69% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 51 103
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.49 £24.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.78% -9.26% +100.00%
10th Percentile £8.69 £10.15 £12.06
90th Percentile £40.75 £40.00 £35.00
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £20.57 £27.00
% change year-on-year -26.09% -23.83% +80.00%

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 2018. 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 -3 15 £625 +38.89% 1
Technical Architect
North East

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Social Media
3 7 (46.67%) Open Source
4 5 (33.33%) IT Governance
4 5 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) SFIA
4 5 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (26.67%) Wardley Maps
5 4 (26.67%) IT Strategy
5 4 (26.67%) ArchiMate
5 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (20.00%) Business Transformation
6 3 (20.00%) J2EE
6 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (20.00%) Legal
6 3 (20.00%) Analytics
6 3 (20.00%) DevOps
6 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (20.00%) Microservices
6 3 (20.00%) Domain Models
6 3 (20.00%) Customer-Centricity
7 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
7 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (13.33%) Service Design

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (13.33%) Big Data
3 2 (13.33%) DB2
3 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Hive
4 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (6.67%) HBase
4 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) J2EE
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) JSON
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
3 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Social Media
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Blog
3 1 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Reference Data
3 1 (6.67%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) AIX
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Open Source
3 5 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
3 5 (33.33%) IT Governance
3 5 (33.33%) SFIA
4 4 (26.67%) ArchiMate
4 4 (26.67%) IT Strategy
4 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (26.67%) Wardley Maps
5 3 (20.00%) Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Business Transformation
5 3 (20.00%) Customer-Centricity
5 3 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) Domain Models
5 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (20.00%) Microservices
5 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (6.67%) DBS Check
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle