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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 15 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 123 85 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.29% 5.91% 7.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.72% 6.20% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 25 54
Median daily rate £500 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £567
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £43.15 £50.79
% change year-on-year
+10.08% -15.03%
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
1265 1370 1235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.54% 95.27% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 716 734
Median daily rate £400 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.31% -5.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 33
Median hourly rate £29.16 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.78% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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.

1 101 (36.20%) Finance
2 64 (22.94%) TOGAF
3 63 (22.58%) Banking
4 58 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (19.35%) Oracle
6 50 (17.92%) Data Modelling
7 49 (17.56%) Microsoft
8 43 (15.41%) SOA
8 43 (15.41%) Java
8 43 (15.41%) Migration
9 38 (13.62%) ETL
10 36 (12.90%) Enterprise Architecture
11 33 (11.83%) Data Architecture
11 33 (11.83%) Data Warehouse
12 28 (10.04%) UML
13 26 (9.32%) SQL Server
13 26 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure
14 25 (8.96%) OO
14 25 (8.96%) JBoss
14 25 (8.96%) MS Excel
15 24 (8.60%) Logical Data Model
16 23 (8.24%) Solaris
16 23 (8.24%) Linux
17 22 (7.89%) AIX
17 22 (7.89%) Middleware
17 22 (7.89%) Domain-Driven Design
18 21 (7.53%) Retail
18 21 (7.53%) SQL
19 20 (7.17%) HPUX

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 25 (8.96%) JBoss
2 16 (5.73%) CMS
3 14 (5.02%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.43%) SAS
6 3 (1.08%) Alfresco
7 2 (0.72%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.72%) GeoServer
7 2 (0.72%) LiveLink
7 2 (0.72%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.36%) Apache
8 1 (0.36%) Captiva
8 1 (0.36%) FileNet
Applications
1 25 (8.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.66%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.51%) PaaS
4 1 (0.36%) IaaS
4 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.15%) LAN
1 6 (2.15%) WAN
2 2 (0.72%) Network Security
2 2 (0.72%) SAN
2 2 (0.72%) Skype
2 2 (0.72%) VPN
3 1 (0.36%) Firewall
3 1 (0.36%) Internet
3 1 (0.36%) VoIP
3 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.83%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (9.32%) SQL Server
3 18 (6.45%) Spatial Data
4 17 (6.09%) Relational Database
5 16 (5.73%) GIS
6 9 (3.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.87%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (2.51%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (2.51%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.15%) HDInsight
10 5 (1.79%) Data Mart
11 4 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.08%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.08%) OLTP
12 3 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.72%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.36%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (1.79%) NUnit
2 4 (1.43%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.43%) JIRA
2 4 (1.43%) MSBuild
2 4 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (1.43%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.72%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.72%) Gradle
3 2 (0.72%) JBehave
3 2 (0.72%) Maven
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.72%) Selenium
4 1 (0.36%) JProfiler
General
1 101 (36.20%) Finance
2 63 (22.58%) Banking
3 21 (7.53%) Retail
4 20 (7.17%) Retail Banking
5 9 (3.23%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.51%) Law
6 7 (2.51%) Legal
7 3 (1.08%) German Language
7 3 (1.08%) Publishing
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.89%) Middleware
2 20 (7.17%) JPA
3 17 (6.09%) Apache CXF
3 17 (6.09%) PostGIS
4 16 (5.73%) JSF
5 15 (5.38%) .NET
5 15 (5.38%) Hibernate
6 14 (5.02%) Drools
7 11 (3.94%) Web Services
8 9 (3.23%) .NET Framework
8 9 (3.23%) ASP.NET
9 8 (2.87%) REST
9 8 (2.87%) RichFaces
10 5 (1.79%) Java EE
11 4 (1.43%) Entity Framework
12 3 (1.08%) Spring
12 3 (1.08%) XML
13 2 (0.72%) AngularJS
13 2 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
13 2 (0.72%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.87%) Hedge funds
3 8 (2.87%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.15%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.79%) Credit Risk
5 5 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (1.79%) iPad
5 5 (1.79%) User Experience
6 4 (1.43%) Ontologies
6 4 (1.43%) Taxonomies
7 3 (1.08%) PKI
7 3 (1.08%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.72%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.36%) BYOD
9 1 (0.36%) CMDB
9 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.36%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.24%) Linux
1 23 (8.24%) Solaris
2 22 (7.89%) AIX
3 20 (7.17%) HPUX
4 18 (6.45%) Windows
5 7 (2.51%) Unix
6 6 (2.15%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.08%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.08%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.36%) Android
9 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (22.94%) TOGAF
2 58 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (17.92%) Data Modelling
5 43 (15.41%) Migration
5 43 (15.41%) SOA
6 38 (13.62%) ETL
7 36 (12.90%) Enterprise Architecture
8 33 (11.83%) Data Architecture
9 28 (10.04%) UML
10 25 (8.96%) OO
11 24 (8.60%) Logical Data Model
12 22 (7.89%) Domain-Driven Design
13 20 (7.17%) Information Architecture
13 20 (7.17%) Scrum
13 20 (7.17%) Use Case
13 20 (7.17%) Zachman Framework
14 15 (5.38%) BPMN
14 15 (5.38%) Dimensional Modelling
15 14 (5.02%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 43 (15.41%) Java
2 21 (7.53%) SQL
3 11 (3.94%) C#
4 10 (3.58%) Python
5 8 (2.87%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.51%) C++
7 5 (1.79%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.43%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.43%) Bourne shell
8 4 (1.43%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.43%) Korn
8 4 (1.43%) Perl
8 4 (1.43%) Ruby
9 3 (1.08%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.72%) PHP
10 2 (0.72%) VBA
11 1 (0.36%) VB
11 1 (0.36%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (2.87%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.79%) ISEB
3 4 (1.43%) BC Cleared
4 3 (1.08%) Degree
5 1 (0.36%) CLAS
5 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.38%) Data Quality
2 13 (4.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.87%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (2.15%) QA
5 4 (1.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (6.09%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.66%) RACF
3 4 (1.43%) Docker
4 2 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (4.66%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (1.43%) Ansible
2 4 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.43%) Puppet
3 2 (0.72%) SCCM
3 2 (0.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (19.35%) Oracle
2 49 (17.56%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.73%) CA
3 16 (5.73%) Teradata
4 12 (4.30%) ESRI
5 11 (3.94%) IBM
6 6 (2.15%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.79%) Cyber-Ark
8 4 (1.43%) Cisco
8 4 (1.43%) Informatica
8 4 (1.43%) Splunk
9 3 (1.08%) HP
9 3 (1.08%) Nimsoft
9 3 (1.08%) OpenText
10 2 (0.72%) Citrix
10 2 (0.72%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.72%) Juniper
10 2 (0.72%) Sybase
10 2 (0.72%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.72%) VMware