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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 17 8 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 78 163 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.54% 10.82% 5.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.84% 11.31% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 67 42
Median daily rate £525 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £573
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 £45.00 £36.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -11.51%
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
882 1441 1396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.60% 95.68% 96.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 708 755
Median daily rate £400 £395 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £269 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 16
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.02 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.71 £12.77 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £41.50 £24.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 49 (30.25%) Finance
2 48 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (24.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (16.67%) Scrum
4 27 (16.67%) Banking
5 25 (15.43%) TOGAF
6 23 (14.20%) Domain-Driven Design
6 23 (14.20%) Spatial Data
7 22 (13.58%) Enterprise Architecture
7 22 (13.58%) Data Modelling
8 20 (12.35%) Information Architecture
9 18 (11.11%) GIS
10 17 (10.49%) Information Security
11 16 (9.88%) Migration
11 16 (9.88%) Data Architecture
12 15 (9.26%) Degree
13 13 (8.02%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (7.41%) ETL
15 11 (6.79%) Microsoft
15 11 (6.79%) SOA
15 11 (6.79%) Web Services
16 10 (6.17%) Oracle
16 10 (6.17%) ITIL
16 10 (6.17%) Solaris
16 10 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (6.17%) Data Governance
16 10 (6.17%) Service Design
16 10 (6.17%) Logical Data Model
17 9 (5.56%) PostGIS
17 9 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure

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 6 (3.70%) SAS
2 3 (1.85%) JBoss
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.62%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.62%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.47%) Office 365
3 3 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.23%) IaaS
4 2 (1.23%) PaaS
5 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.70%) LAN
2 4 (2.47%) WAN
3 2 (1.23%) DNS
3 2 (1.23%) Internet
3 2 (1.23%) LDAP
3 2 (1.23%) VPN
4 1 (0.62%) DHCP
4 1 (0.62%) Firewall
4 1 (0.62%) Network Security
4 1 (0.62%) SAN
4 1 (0.62%) VoIP
4 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.20%) Spatial Data
2 18 (11.11%) GIS
3 13 (8.02%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.09%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.09%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.85%) Big Data
6 3 (1.85%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.85%) QGIS
6 3 (1.85%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.23%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.23%) SAS EBI
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.62%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.62%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (3.09%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.47%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.85%) Flyway
4 2 (1.23%) Subversion
5 1 (0.62%) ERwin
5 1 (0.62%) JIRA
5 1 (0.62%) Selenium
General
1 49 (30.25%) Finance
2 27 (16.67%) Banking
3 6 (3.70%) Retail
4 4 (2.47%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.85%) Law
6 2 (1.23%) Electronics
6 2 (1.23%) Local Government
6 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.23%) Marketing
6 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.79%) Web Services
2 9 (5.56%) PostGIS
3 8 (4.94%) Middleware
4 6 (3.70%) .NET
4 6 (3.70%) HTML
5 5 (3.09%) CSS
6 4 (2.47%) Apache CXF
6 4 (2.47%) JPA
6 4 (2.47%) JSF
6 4 (2.47%) JSON
7 3 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (1.85%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.85%) RichFaces
7 3 (1.85%) XML
8 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (1.23%) Drools
8 2 (1.23%) HTML5
8 2 (1.23%) REST
8 2 (1.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (4.32%) Data Centre
1 7 (4.32%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.70%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.47%) Cryptography
4 3 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.85%) Statistics
5 2 (1.23%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.23%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.23%) Replication
6 1 (0.62%) Clustering
6 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.62%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.62%) PKI
6 1 (0.62%) User Experience
6 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.17%) Solaris
2 9 (5.56%) AIX
2 9 (5.56%) HPUX
2 9 (5.56%) Windows
3 5 (3.09%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.47%) Linux
5 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.23%) Unix
5 2 (1.23%) VMS
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (24.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (16.67%) Scrum
4 25 (15.43%) TOGAF
5 23 (14.20%) Domain-Driven Design
6 22 (13.58%) Data Modelling
6 22 (13.58%) Enterprise Architecture
7 20 (12.35%) Information Architecture
8 17 (10.49%) Information Security
9 16 (9.88%) Data Architecture
9 16 (9.88%) Migration
10 12 (7.41%) ETL
11 11 (6.79%) SOA
12 10 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (6.17%) Data Governance
12 10 (6.17%) ITIL
12 10 (6.17%) Logical Data Model
12 10 (6.17%) Service Design
13 9 (5.56%) Information Assurance
14 8 (4.94%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.94%) SQL
2 6 (3.70%) Java
3 5 (3.09%) C#
4 3 (1.85%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.85%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.23%) C
6 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.62%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (9.26%) Degree
2 9 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.32%) CISSP
3 7 (4.32%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.47%) CEH
4 4 (2.47%) CREST Certified
4 4 (2.47%) GIAC
4 4 (2.47%) SANS
5 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.62%) CCNA
6 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.62%) MCP
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.23%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (4.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.47%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.85%) Docker
4 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (0.62%) SCCM
2 1 (0.62%) SCOM
2 1 (0.62%) Simpana
Vendors
1 11 (6.79%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.17%) Oracle
3 9 (5.56%) Teradata
4 5 (3.09%) Cloudera
5 4 (2.47%) CA
5 4 (2.47%) Cisco
5 4 (2.47%) ESRI
5 4 (2.47%) Nimsoft
6 3 (1.85%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.85%) SAP
6 3 (1.85%) Splunk
7 2 (1.23%) EMC
7 2 (1.23%) Juniper
7 2 (1.23%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.23%) VMware
8 1 (0.62%) Citrix
8 1 (0.62%) CommVault
8 1 (0.62%) IBM
8 1 (0.62%) Informatica
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