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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 110 59
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 0 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear - 0.99% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.13% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 1
Median daily rate - £440 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +9.37% +1.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - -

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 332 1238 489
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 87.37% 87.62% 78.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 833 314
Median daily rate £380 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.92% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 66 34
Median hourly rate £34.00 £28.00 £15.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +81.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £26.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 3 (50.00%) HTML5
1 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (50.00%) REST
1 3 (50.00%) CSS3
1 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (50.00%) Play Framework
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (50.00%) Line Management
1 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) JSON

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Digital Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Digital Technical Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) CSS3
1 3 (50.00%) Django
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) HTML5
1 3 (50.00%) JSON
1 3 (50.00%) Play Framework
1 3 (50.00%) REST
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) Kanban
1 3 (50.00%) Line Management
1 3 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
1 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
1 3 (50.00%) Office Automation
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby
1 3 (50.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft