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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 18 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 103 116 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.97% 9.09% 11.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.38% 9.73% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 65 43
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £470
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £44.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -19.54%
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
1396 1192 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.52% 93.42% 93.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 666 320
Average daily rate £375 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 9
Average hourly rate £13.75 £22.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +45.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.30 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £110.00 £30.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 24 April 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 24 April 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 82 (43.16%) Finance
2 72 (37.89%) Banking
3 35 (18.42%) Java
4 30 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (15.79%) Retail
5 29 (15.26%) TOGAF
6 28 (14.74%) Retail Banking
7 25 (13.16%) SOA
8 24 (12.63%) Data Modelling
9 22 (11.58%) Oracle
9 22 (11.58%) Zachman Framework
10 20 (10.53%) Windows
10 20 (10.53%) Migration
11 19 (10.00%) SQL
12 17 (8.95%) UNIX
13 16 (8.42%) Middleware
14 14 (7.37%) Microsoft
15 13 (6.84%) ETL
15 13 (6.84%) Credit Risk
16 12 (6.32%) Asset Management
16 12 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (6.32%) Informatica
16 12 (6.32%) JBoss
17 11 (5.79%) ITIL
18 10 (5.26%) Firewall
18 10 (5.26%) Mainframe
18 10 (5.26%) Hibernate
18 10 (5.26%) Investment Management
19 9 (4.74%) Data Quality
19 9 (4.74%) Spring

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (6.32%) JBoss
2 9 (4.74%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.68%) SAS
3 7 (3.68%) IIS
4 5 (2.63%) CMS
5 3 (1.58%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.53%) Apache
6 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 8 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.11%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.11%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.53%) SPSS
3 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.58%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.58%) Agresso
1 3 (1.58%) thinkFolio
1 3 (1.58%) Eikon
2 2 (1.05%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.11%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Force.com
2 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.53%) PaaS
2 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.26%) Firewall
2 7 (3.68%) SAN
3 4 (2.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (1.05%) NAS
4 2 (1.05%) Network Security
4 2 (1.05%) VLAN
4 2 (1.05%) BIG-IP
4 2 (1.05%) WAN
4 2 (1.05%) LAN
4 2 (1.05%) Internet
5 1 (0.53%) Intranet
5 1 (0.53%) VoIP
5 1 (0.53%) HTTP
5 1 (0.53%) DNS
5 1 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.74%) DB2
1 9 (4.74%) Oracle Database
2 8 (4.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.21%) PowerCenter
3 6 (3.16%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.58%) Big Data
6 2 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.53%) OLAP
7 1 (0.53%) Informix
7 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (4.74%) ERwin
2 4 (2.11%) JIRA
3 2 (1.05%) Grunt
3 2 (1.05%) Bower
3 2 (1.05%) Maven
4 1 (0.53%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.53%) Axure RP
General
1 82 (43.16%) Finance
2 72 (37.89%) Banking
3 30 (15.79%) Retail
4 28 (14.74%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.58%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.05%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.05%) Advertising
6 2 (1.05%) Law
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.53%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.42%) Middleware
2 10 (5.26%) Hibernate
3 9 (4.74%) Spring
4 7 (3.68%) JPA
4 7 (3.68%) Drools
4 7 (3.68%) .NET
5 6 (3.16%) HTML
6 4 (2.11%) HTML5
6 4 (2.11%) CSS
7 3 (1.58%) Web Services
7 3 (1.58%) Apache CXF
7 3 (1.58%) CSS3
7 3 (1.58%) MyBatis
8 2 (1.05%) Sass
8 2 (1.05%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.05%) REST
8 2 (1.05%) OAuth
8 2 (1.05%) JSF
8 2 (1.05%) jQuery
8 2 (1.05%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.84%) Credit Risk
2 10 (5.26%) Mainframe
3 7 (3.68%) Data Integration
4 5 (2.63%) Social Media
5 4 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.11%) GIS
6 3 (1.58%) Replication
6 3 (1.58%) Clustering
7 2 (1.05%) User Experience
7 2 (1.05%) Open Source
7 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.53%) CESG
8 1 (0.53%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.53%) iSeries
8 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.53%) Windows
2 17 (8.95%) UNIX
3 9 (4.74%) AIX
4 8 (4.21%) Linux
5 7 (3.68%) HPUX
6 6 (3.16%) Solaris
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 29 (15.26%) TOGAF
3 25 (13.16%) SOA
4 24 (12.63%) Data Modelling
5 22 (11.58%) Zachman Framework
6 20 (10.53%) Migration
7 13 (6.84%) ETL
8 12 (6.32%) Asset Management
8 12 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (5.79%) ITIL
10 10 (5.26%) Investment Management
11 9 (4.74%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (4.21%) UML
12 8 (4.21%) Data Analysis
12 8 (4.21%) Data Management
13 7 (3.68%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (3.68%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (3.68%) Use Case
13 7 (3.68%) Service Delivery
13 7 (3.68%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 35 (18.42%) Java
2 19 (10.00%) SQL
3 9 (4.74%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.63%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.05%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.53%) C#
6 1 (0.53%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 2 (1.05%) Degree
1 2 (1.05%) CCIE
1 2 (1.05%) CCNP
1 2 (1.05%) CCNA
1 2 (1.05%) CISSP
1 2 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.74%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.05%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.58%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.53%) NFS
3 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.05%) Data Guard
1 2 (1.05%) SCCM
2 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.53%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.53%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 22 (11.58%) Oracle
2 14 (7.37%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.32%) Informatica
4 7 (3.68%) CA
5 6 (3.16%) VMware
6 5 (2.63%) HP
7 4 (2.11%) F5
7 4 (2.11%) Cisco
8 3 (1.58%) Teradata
8 3 (1.58%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.58%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.58%) IBM
8 3 (1.58%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.05%) ForgeRock
9 2 (1.05%) EMC
10 1 (0.53%) BT
10 1 (0.53%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.53%) Sophos
10 1 (0.53%) Charles River
10 1 (0.53%) Sybase
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £700 per day
Posted: 11 days ago