The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 28 March 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 62 48
Rank change year-on-year -12 -14  
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 6 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.03% 1.00% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.13% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Median daily rate £440 £678 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.10% +50.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £522 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £730 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 - £49.50

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 517 618 357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 88.68% 88.29% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 434 210
Median daily rate £393 £380 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.28% +2.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 18
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.88 £12.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.59% +35.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £21.00 £30.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architecture in Tyne and Wear

Technical Architecture
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 Technical Architecture in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Architecture in Tyne and Wear

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 March 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 -15 6 £440 -35.10% 1
Technical Architecture
North East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 9 (56.25%) JSON
1 9 (56.25%) MongoDB
1 9 (56.25%) NoSQL
2 8 (50.00%) REST
2 8 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 8 (50.00%) CSS3
2 8 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (50.00%) HTML5
2 8 (50.00%) Scala
2 8 (50.00%) Django
2 8 (50.00%) Kanban
2 8 (50.00%) Ruby
2 8 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (50.00%) Scrum
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) TDD
2 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) MySQL
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 8 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 8 (50.00%) Play Framework
3 7 (43.75%) Waterfall
4 6 (37.50%) Open Source
5 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (31.25%) Degree
5 5 (31.25%) Validation
5 5 (31.25%) User Experience
6 4 (25.00%) Private Cloud
6 4 (25.00%) Data Centre

Technical Architecture
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 1 (6.25%) Documentum
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Maximo
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Utilities
1 1 (6.25%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) LAN
1 4 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) MongoDB
1 9 (56.25%) NoSQL
2 8 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (50.00%) MySQL
2 8 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) GIS
4 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 1 (6.25%) HBase
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Architect
2 9 (56.25%) Technical Architect
3 7 (43.75%) Digital Architect
3 7 (43.75%) Digital Technical Architect
4 5 (31.25%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Architect
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Enterprise Architect
6 1 (6.25%) TOGAF Architect
6 1 (6.25%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) JSON
2 8 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 8 (50.00%) CSS3
2 8 (50.00%) Django
2 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) HTML5
2 8 (50.00%) Play Framework
2 8 (50.00%) REST
2 8 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (6.25%) EDIFACT
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) User Experience
2 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
3 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (50.00%) Kanban
1 8 (50.00%) Scrum
1 8 (50.00%) TDD
2 7 (43.75%) Waterfall
3 6 (37.50%) Open Source
4 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (31.25%) Validation
5 4 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
5 4 (25.00%) Network Design
5 4 (25.00%) Office Automation
5 4 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (18.75%) Line Management
6 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Prototyping
6 3 (18.75%) User Stories
7 2 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Ruby
1 8 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (6.25%) ABAP
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Cloudera
4 1 (6.25%) Pega