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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 23 20 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 83 89 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.72% 6.83% 13.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.08% 7.32% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 50 61
Average daily rate
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£488 £485 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.51% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £571 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £463
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.15 £60.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-28.08% +56.86%
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
1365 1216 901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.01% 93.25% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 726 403
Average daily rate £351 £375 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% -4.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 15
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £32.00 £20.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 71 (37.17%) Finance
2 66 (34.55%) Banking
3 31 (16.23%) Java
4 30 (15.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (14.14%) Oracle
6 25 (13.09%) Migration
7 24 (12.57%) Retail
8 22 (11.52%) Data Modelling
9 21 (10.99%) SOA
9 21 (10.99%) Retail Banking
10 19 (9.95%) Windows
11 18 (9.42%) SQL
11 18 (9.42%) Asset Management
12 17 (8.90%) TOGAF
12 17 (8.90%) UNIX
13 16 (8.38%) Middleware
14 14 (7.33%) ETL
15 13 (6.81%) Target Operating Model
16 12 (6.28%) Microsoft
16 12 (6.28%) Investment Management
16 12 (6.28%) Oracle Database
17 11 (5.76%) Zachman Framework
17 11 (5.76%) Informatica
17 11 (5.76%) JBoss
18 10 (5.24%) ITIL
18 10 (5.24%) UML
18 10 (5.24%) Enterprise Architecture
18 10 (5.24%) Use Case
18 10 (5.24%) Logical Data Model
19 9 (4.71%) Data Quality

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 11 (5.76%) JBoss
2 8 (4.19%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.66%) SAS
4 6 (3.14%) IIS
5 5 (2.62%) CMS
6 4 (2.09%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.52%) Lync
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.09%) MS Office
2 3 (1.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Agresso
1 4 (2.09%) thinkFolio
1 4 (2.09%) Eikon
2 3 (1.57%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.09%) SaaS
2 1 (0.52%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.71%) Firewall
2 6 (3.14%) BIG-IP
3 4 (2.09%) Broadband
4 2 (1.05%) SAN
4 2 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.05%) Internet
4 2 (1.05%) VLAN
4 2 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.52%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.52%) Network Security
5 1 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.52%) NAS
5 1 (0.52%) ATM
5 1 (0.52%) Intranet
5 1 (0.52%) VoIP
5 1 (0.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.28%) Oracle Database
2 8 (4.19%) Relational Database
2 8 (4.19%) PowerCenter
3 6 (3.14%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.09%) DB2
6 3 (1.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.52%) Big Data
8 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (4.71%) ERwin
2 4 (2.09%) JIRA
3 1 (0.52%) Dreamweaver
General
1 71 (37.17%) Finance
2 66 (34.55%) Banking
3 24 (12.57%) Retail
4 21 (10.99%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.57%) Advertising
6 2 (1.05%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.05%) Law
6 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.52%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.38%) Middleware
2 9 (4.71%) Hibernate
3 8 (4.19%) JPA
4 7 (3.66%) .NET
5 6 (3.14%) Spring
5 6 (3.14%) Drools
6 5 (2.62%) HTML
7 4 (2.09%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.57%) Java EE
8 3 (1.57%) Apache CXF
8 3 (1.57%) MyBatis
9 2 (1.05%) OAuth
9 2 (1.05%) J2EE
9 2 (1.05%) JSF
10 1 (0.52%) CSS
10 1 (0.52%) Struts
10 1 (0.52%) Web Services
10 1 (0.52%) jQuery
10 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.52%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.71%) Mainframe
2 7 (3.66%) Data Integration
2 7 (3.66%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.09%) GIS
5 2 (1.05%) Clustering
5 2 (1.05%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.52%) User Experience
6 1 (0.52%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.52%) iSeries
6 1 (0.52%) CESG
6 1 (0.52%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.52%) Replication
6 1 (0.52%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.95%) Windows
2 17 (8.90%) UNIX
3 9 (4.71%) AIX
4 8 (4.19%) HPUX
4 8 (4.19%) Solaris
5 7 (3.66%) Linux
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (15.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (13.09%) Migration
3 22 (11.52%) Data Modelling
4 21 (10.99%) SOA
5 18 (9.42%) Asset Management
6 17 (8.90%) TOGAF
7 14 (7.33%) ETL
8 13 (6.81%) Target Operating Model
9 12 (6.28%) Investment Management
10 11 (5.76%) Zachman Framework
11 10 (5.24%) ITIL
11 10 (5.24%) UML
11 10 (5.24%) Logical Data Model
11 10 (5.24%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (5.24%) Use Case
12 9 (4.71%) OO
13 8 (4.19%) SDLC
14 7 (3.66%) ETL Development
14 7 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (3.66%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (16.23%) Java
2 18 (9.42%) SQL
3 8 (4.19%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.62%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.05%) VB
5 2 (1.05%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (2.09%) CCNP
1 4 (2.09%) CCNA
1 4 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.05%) CCIE
3 1 (0.52%) Degree
3 1 (0.52%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.52%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.71%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.52%) NFS
3 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.05%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.52%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.52%) OpenAM
2 1 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 27 (14.14%) Oracle
2 12 (6.28%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.76%) Informatica
4 9 (4.71%) Cisco
5 7 (3.66%) VMware
5 7 (3.66%) CA
6 4 (2.09%) HP
6 4 (2.09%) Bloomberg
7 3 (1.57%) IBM
7 3 (1.57%) F5
7 3 (1.57%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.05%) ForgeRock
8 2 (1.05%) EMC
8 2 (1.05%) Charles River
8 2 (1.05%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.52%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.52%) NetApp
9 1 (0.52%) BT
9 1 (0.52%) Sophos
9 1 (0.52%) Adobe
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