The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 16 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 127 84 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.91% 5.88% 9.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.35% 6.14% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 29 69
Median daily rate £490 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.91 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+26.74% -
Architect
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1358 1369 1144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.23% 95.80% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 746 685
Median daily rate £400 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 40
Median hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Architect in the job title.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Edinburgh region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Edinburgh region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Edinburgh region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 93 (34.07%) Finance
2 67 (24.54%) Banking
3 60 (21.98%) Oracle
4 59 (21.61%) TOGAF
5 56 (20.51%) Java
6 53 (19.41%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (18.68%) SOA
7 51 (18.68%) Microsoft
8 47 (17.22%) Data Modelling
9 40 (14.65%) Migration
9 40 (14.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 36 (13.19%) UML
11 33 (12.09%) OO
11 33 (12.09%) JBoss
12 30 (10.99%) Enterprise Architecture
12 30 (10.99%) Logical Data Model
13 28 (10.26%) JPA
14 27 (9.89%) Use Case
14 27 (9.89%) ETL
15 26 (9.52%) MS Excel
15 26 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
16 25 (9.16%) JSF
16 25 (9.16%) SQL Server
17 24 (8.79%) Middleware
17 24 (8.79%) Apache CXF
18 23 (8.42%) Hibernate
18 23 (8.42%) Linux
18 23 (8.42%) Data Centre
19 22 (8.06%) Relational Database
19 22 (8.06%) Data Warehouse

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 33 (12.09%) JBoss
2 16 (5.86%) CMS
3 15 (5.49%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.83%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.10%) Alfresco
5 3 (1.10%) ArcGIS
5 3 (1.10%) GeoServer
5 3 (1.10%) SAS
6 2 (0.73%) Apache
6 2 (0.73%) LiveLink
6 2 (0.73%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.37%) Captiva
7 1 (0.37%) FileNet
7 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.56%) PaaS
4 2 (0.73%) IaaS
5 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.20%) WAN
2 5 (1.83%) LAN
3 4 (1.47%) Network Security
4 2 (0.73%) Firewall
4 2 (0.73%) Internet
4 2 (0.73%) Skype
4 2 (0.73%) VoIP
5 1 (0.37%) DDNS
5 1 (0.37%) DNS
5 1 (0.37%) SAN
5 1 (0.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.16%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (8.06%) Relational Database
3 13 (4.76%) GIS
4 9 (3.30%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 7 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.20%) HDInsight
7 4 (1.47%) Data Mart
7 4 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.10%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.10%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.10%) OLTP
8 3 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.73%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.37%) MySQL
10 1 (0.37%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (2.20%) JIRA
2 5 (1.83%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.83%) NUnit
3 4 (1.47%) Maven
3 4 (1.47%) MSBuild
3 4 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (1.47%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.10%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.10%) Gradle
4 3 (1.10%) JBehave
4 3 (1.10%) Selenium
5 2 (0.73%) ERwin
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.37%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.37%) JProfiler
6 1 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.37%) Subversion
General
1 93 (34.07%) Finance
2 67 (24.54%) Banking
3 20 (7.33%) Retail
3 20 (7.33%) Retail Banking
4 8 (2.93%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.56%) Law
5 7 (2.56%) Legal
6 3 (1.10%) German Language
6 3 (1.10%) Publishing
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.26%) JPA
2 25 (9.16%) JSF
3 24 (8.79%) Apache CXF
3 24 (8.79%) Middleware
4 23 (8.42%) Hibernate
5 20 (7.33%) Drools
6 15 (5.49%) .NET
7 14 (5.13%) PostGIS
8 13 (4.76%) Web Services
9 12 (4.40%) RichFaces
10 11 (4.03%) REST
11 9 (3.30%) .NET Framework
11 9 (3.30%) ASP.NET
12 6 (2.20%) Java EE
13 4 (1.47%) Entity Framework
13 4 (1.47%) Spring
14 3 (1.10%) AngularJS
14 3 (1.10%) Leaflet
14 3 (1.10%) OpenLayers
14 3 (1.10%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.42%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.93%) Hedge funds
3 8 (2.93%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (2.20%) User Experience
5 5 (1.83%) Credit Risk
5 5 (1.83%) iPad
5 5 (1.83%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.47%) Ontologies
6 4 (1.47%) Taxonomies
7 3 (1.10%) PKI
7 3 (1.10%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.73%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.37%) BYOD
9 1 (0.37%) CMDB
9 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.42%) Linux
2 21 (7.69%) AIX
2 21 (7.69%) Solaris
3 19 (6.96%) HPUX
3 19 (6.96%) Windows
4 6 (2.20%) Unix
5 5 (1.83%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.10%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.10%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.37%) Android
7 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (21.61%) TOGAF
2 53 (19.41%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (18.68%) SOA
4 47 (17.22%) Data Modelling
5 40 (14.65%) Migration
5 40 (14.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 36 (13.19%) UML
7 33 (12.09%) OO
8 30 (10.99%) Enterprise Architecture
8 30 (10.99%) Logical Data Model
9 27 (9.89%) ETL
9 27 (9.89%) Use Case
10 22 (8.06%) Data Architecture
11 20 (7.33%) BPMN
11 20 (7.33%) Wireframes
12 19 (6.96%) Scrum
13 18 (6.59%) Open Source
13 18 (6.59%) Zachman Framework
14 17 (6.23%) Domain-Driven Design
15 14 (5.13%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (20.51%) Java
2 20 (7.33%) SQL
3 12 (4.40%) Python
4 11 (4.03%) C#
5 8 (2.93%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.56%) C++
7 5 (1.83%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.83%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.47%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.47%) Bourne shell
8 4 (1.47%) Korn
8 4 (1.47%) Perl
8 4 (1.47%) Ruby
9 3 (1.10%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.73%) PHP
10 2 (0.73%) VBA
11 1 (0.37%) VB
11 1 (0.37%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (3.30%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.83%) ISEB
3 4 (1.47%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.37%) CLAS
4 1 (0.37%) Degree
4 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.13%) Data Quality
2 13 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (4.03%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (2.56%) QA
5 4 (1.47%) COBIT
6 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (5.86%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.76%) RACF
3 5 (1.83%) Docker
4 3 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (4.76%) CA Single Sign-On
2 6 (2.20%) Ansible
3 5 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.83%) Puppet
4 1 (0.37%) Proventia
4 1 (0.37%) QRadar
4 1 (0.37%) SCCM
4 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (21.98%) Oracle
2 51 (18.68%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.76%) CA
4 12 (4.40%) IBM
5 8 (2.93%) ESRI
5 8 (2.93%) Teradata
6 6 (2.20%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.83%) Cyber-Ark
8 4 (1.47%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.47%) Splunk
9 3 (1.10%) Cisco
9 3 (1.10%) HP
9 3 (1.10%) Informatica
9 3 (1.10%) OpenText
9 3 (1.10%) VMware
10 2 (0.73%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.73%) Pega
10 2 (0.73%) Sybase
10 2 (0.73%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.37%) Google
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