The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 23 28 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 83 67 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.15% 5.23% 11.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.51% 5.52% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 35 66
Average daily rate
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£495 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £71.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-16.19% +100.00%
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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
1506 1214 974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.42% 94.84% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 782 702 451
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £519 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +39.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £21.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 31 July 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 67 (37.85%) Finance
2 62 (35.03%) Banking
3 33 (18.64%) Migration
3 33 (18.64%) Oracle
4 27 (15.25%) Java
5 21 (11.86%) SQL
5 21 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (11.30%) Data Modelling
7 18 (10.17%) Windows
7 18 (10.17%) Retail
8 16 (9.04%) Retail Banking
8 16 (9.04%) UNIX
8 16 (9.04%) SOA
8 16 (9.04%) ETL
9 14 (7.91%) Microsoft
9 14 (7.91%) AIX
9 14 (7.91%) Middleware
10 13 (7.34%) HPUX
10 13 (7.34%) Solaris
10 13 (7.34%) Oracle Database
11 12 (6.78%) Use Case
11 12 (6.78%) Cisco
12 11 (6.21%) Informatica
13 10 (5.65%) UML
13 10 (5.65%) Asset Management
13 10 (5.65%) TOGAF
13 10 (5.65%) Relational Database
13 10 (5.65%) Logical Data Model
14 9 (5.08%) Data Quality
14 9 (5.08%) Data Integration

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (5.08%) JBoss
2 7 (3.95%) SAS
3 4 (2.26%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.69%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.13%) IIS
6 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.56%) PowerExchange
6 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.56%) Lync
6 1 (0.56%) Node.js
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.13%) MS Office
4 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (2.26%) Agresso
1 4 (2.26%) thinkFolio
1 4 (2.26%) Eikon
2 3 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.69%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.26%) SaaS
2 3 (1.69%) Office 365
2 3 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.56%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.08%) Firewall
2 6 (3.39%) BIG-IP
3 4 (2.26%) Broadband
3 4 (2.26%) SAN
4 3 (1.69%) VPN
5 2 (1.13%) Internet
5 2 (1.13%) ATM
5 2 (1.13%) HTTP
5 2 (1.13%) VLAN
5 2 (1.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (1.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.56%) Network Security
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.56%) NAS
6 1 (0.56%) VoIP
6 1 (0.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.34%) Oracle Database
2 10 (5.65%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.08%) PowerCenter
4 8 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.69%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.13%) Big Data
7 2 (1.13%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.13%) DB2
7 2 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 8 (4.52%) ERwin
2 4 (2.26%) JIRA
3 1 (0.56%) Dreamweaver
General
1 67 (37.85%) Finance
2 62 (35.03%) Banking
3 18 (10.17%) Retail
4 16 (9.04%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.13%) Law
5 2 (1.13%) Advertising
5 2 (1.13%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.91%) Middleware
2 8 (4.52%) JPA
3 7 (3.95%) Hibernate
4 6 (3.39%) Drools
4 6 (3.39%) HTML
5 5 (2.82%) Web Services
6 4 (2.26%) .NET
6 4 (2.26%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.26%) Spring
7 3 (1.69%) J2EE
7 3 (1.69%) Java EE
7 3 (1.69%) Apache CXF
8 2 (1.13%) HTML5
8 2 (1.13%) jQuery
8 2 (1.13%) CSS
8 2 (1.13%) JSF
8 2 (1.13%) OAuth
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.56%) SOAP
9 1 (0.56%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.08%) Mainframe
1 9 (5.08%) Data Integration
2 8 (4.52%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.26%) GIS
5 2 (1.13%) Clustering
5 2 (1.13%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.13%) User Experience
5 2 (1.13%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) iSeries
6 1 (0.56%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.56%) CESG
6 1 (0.56%) VSAM
6 1 (0.56%) PKI
6 1 (0.56%) Replication
6 1 (0.56%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.17%) Windows
2 16 (9.04%) UNIX
3 14 (7.91%) AIX
4 13 (7.34%) HPUX
4 13 (7.34%) Solaris
5 9 (5.08%) Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.64%) Migration
2 21 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (11.30%) Data Modelling
4 16 (9.04%) SOA
4 16 (9.04%) ETL
5 12 (6.78%) Use Case
6 10 (5.65%) UML
6 10 (5.65%) Asset Management
6 10 (5.65%) TOGAF
6 10 (5.65%) Logical Data Model
7 9 (5.08%) OO
8 8 (4.52%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (4.52%) Data Analysis
8 8 (4.52%) Target Operating Model
9 7 (3.95%) ETL Development
9 7 (3.95%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (3.95%) Load Balancing
9 7 (3.95%) Investment Management
10 6 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 27 (15.25%) Java
2 21 (11.86%) SQL
3 7 (3.95%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.82%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.26%) VB
5 4 (2.26%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (2.26%) CCNP
1 4 (2.26%) CCNA
1 4 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.13%) Degree
2 2 (1.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (1.13%) CCIE
3 1 (0.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.08%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.69%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.69%) XenApp
3 3 (1.69%) vSphere
4 1 (0.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.13%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.56%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.56%) OpenAM
2 1 (0.56%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 33 (18.64%) Oracle
2 14 (7.91%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.78%) Cisco
4 11 (6.21%) Informatica
5 9 (5.08%) VMware
6 7 (3.95%) CA
7 4 (2.26%) HP
7 4 (2.26%) IBM
7 4 (2.26%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.69%) F5
8 3 (1.69%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.69%) Citrix
9 2 (1.13%) ForgeRock
9 2 (1.13%) Charles River
9 2 (1.13%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.13%) EMC
10 1 (0.56%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.56%) Adobe
10 1 (0.56%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.56%) TIBCO
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