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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 27 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 49 151 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.90% 10.52% 6.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.24% 10.93% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 90 54
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £411 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £628 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £52.63 £49.50
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +6.31%

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
785 1382 1319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.58% 96.24% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 726 734
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 18
Median hourly rate £52.00 £27.13 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.70% +69.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £94.15 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

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 1 March 2017.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 34 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (24.03%) Finance
3 23 (17.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (17.05%) Scrum
5 20 (15.50%) TOGAF
6 19 (14.73%) Information Security
7 17 (13.18%) Java
8 16 (12.40%) Microsoft
8 16 (12.40%) Security Cleared
9 14 (10.85%) SC Cleared
9 14 (10.85%) Web Services
9 14 (10.85%) Windows
10 13 (10.08%) Banking
11 12 (9.30%) Domain-Driven Design
11 12 (9.30%) Oracle
11 12 (9.30%) GIS
12 11 (8.53%) Data Modelling
12 11 (8.53%) AngularJS
12 11 (8.53%) Degree
13 10 (7.75%) Web Development
13 10 (7.75%) Security Architecture
13 10 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (7.75%) VMware
13 10 (7.75%) Spatial Data
14 9 (6.98%) Logical Data Model
14 9 (6.98%) SOA
14 9 (6.98%) CISSP
14 9 (6.98%) Information Assurance
14 9 (6.98%) Asset Management
15 8 (6.20%) Enterprise Architecture

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 5 (3.88%) JBoss
2 4 (3.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (3.10%) SAS
3 1 (0.78%) CICS
3 1 (0.78%) CMS
3 1 (0.78%) IIS
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.78%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.33%) Office 365
3 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.65%) NetScaler
2 5 (3.88%) DNS
2 5 (3.88%) Internet
2 5 (3.88%) Network Security
3 4 (3.10%) Firewall
3 4 (3.10%) LAN
3 4 (3.10%) Wireless
4 3 (2.33%) DHCP
5 2 (1.55%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (1.55%) VoIP
5 2 (1.55%) WAN
6 1 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.30%) GIS
2 10 (7.75%) Spatial Data
3 4 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.33%) QGIS
4 3 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.55%) SAS EBI
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.10%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.33%) Flyway
4 2 (1.55%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.55%) Maven
5 1 (0.78%) ERwin
5 1 (0.78%) JIRA
5 1 (0.78%) Selenium
General
1 31 (24.03%) Finance
2 13 (10.08%) Banking
3 3 (2.33%) Law
4 2 (1.55%) Electronics
4 2 (1.55%) Local Government
4 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.55%) Marketing
4 2 (1.55%) Retail
4 2 (1.55%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.78%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.85%) Web Services
2 11 (8.53%) AngularJS
3 6 (4.65%) JPA
4 5 (3.88%) .NET
4 5 (3.88%) Hibernate
5 4 (3.10%) Apache CXF
5 4 (3.10%) Drools
5 4 (3.10%) JSF
5 4 (3.10%) PostGIS
6 3 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (2.33%) CSS
6 3 (2.33%) HTML
6 3 (2.33%) JSON
6 3 (2.33%) RichFaces
6 3 (2.33%) SOAP
7 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.55%) Java EE
7 2 (1.55%) jBPM
7 2 (1.55%) Middleware
7 2 (1.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.20%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.43%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.43%) Public Cloud
3 6 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.33%) Replication
5 2 (1.55%) Clustering
5 2 (1.55%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (1.55%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Licensing
6 1 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.85%) Windows
2 4 (3.10%) Windows Server
2 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.55%) Linux
4 2 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.55%) Unix
4 2 (1.55%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (17.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (17.05%) Scrum
4 20 (15.50%) TOGAF
5 19 (14.73%) Information Security
6 12 (9.30%) Domain-Driven Design
7 11 (8.53%) Data Modelling
8 10 (7.75%) Security Architecture
8 10 (7.75%) Web Development
9 9 (6.98%) Asset Management
9 9 (6.98%) Information Assurance
9 9 (6.98%) Logical Data Model
9 9 (6.98%) SOA
10 8 (6.20%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (6.20%) Information Architecture
11 7 (5.43%) Physical Data Model
12 6 (4.65%) Analytics
12 6 (4.65%) Data Privacy
12 6 (4.65%) Regulatory Compliance
12 6 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.18%) Java
2 7 (5.43%) SQL
3 3 (2.33%) C#
3 3 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.55%) R
5 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (12.40%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.85%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.53%) Degree
4 9 (6.98%) CISSP
5 4 (3.10%) CEH
5 4 (3.10%) CREST Certified
5 4 (3.10%) GIAC
5 4 (3.10%) SANS
6 3 (2.33%) CCNA
6 3 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.33%) MCP
6 3 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.55%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.78%) CCNP
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.33%) QA
2 2 (1.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (6.20%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.10%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.33%) Docker
5 2 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.55%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.55%) XenApp
5 2 (1.55%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (3.10%) Ansible
2 3 (2.33%) SCOM
3 1 (0.78%) Simpana
3 1 (0.78%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 16 (12.40%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.30%) Oracle
3 10 (7.75%) VMware
4 7 (5.43%) Cisco
5 6 (4.65%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.88%) Citrix
7 4 (3.10%) Splunk
8 3 (2.33%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.55%) AlgoSec
9 2 (1.55%) SAP
9 2 (1.55%) ScanSafe
9 2 (1.55%) Symantec
10 1 (0.78%) CommVault
10 1 (0.78%) Dell
10 1 (0.78%) EMC
10 1 (0.78%) F5
10 1 (0.78%) HP
10 1 (0.78%) NetApp
10 1 (0.78%) Verint
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