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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 26 18 33
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 69 94 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.26% 8.00% 3.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.58% 8.75% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 40 14
Average daily rate
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£475 £465 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% -2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £400 £426
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £582
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £60.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
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
1236 1074 953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.21% 91.40% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 500 454
Average daily rate £390 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 35 26
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.36 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 October 2014.

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 October 2014, 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 58 (42.34%) Finance
2 49 (35.77%) Banking
3 24 (17.52%) Java
4 23 (16.79%) JBoss
5 22 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (15.33%) Retail
6 21 (15.33%) Oracle
6 21 (15.33%) Data Modelling
6 21 (15.33%) SOA
7 19 (13.87%) Retail Banking
8 17 (12.41%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (10.95%) JSF
10 14 (10.22%) Use Case
10 14 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (10.22%) ETL
10 14 (10.22%) IBM
10 14 (10.22%) Windows
11 13 (9.49%) Web Services
11 13 (9.49%) Migration
12 11 (8.03%) JPA
12 11 (8.03%) OO
12 11 (8.03%) Hibernate
13 10 (7.30%) VMware
13 10 (7.30%) SQL Server
13 10 (7.30%) Microsoft
13 10 (7.30%) Java EE
14 9 (6.57%) Marketing
14 9 (6.57%) Apache CXF
14 9 (6.57%) Linux
14 9 (6.57%) Campaign Management

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 23 (16.79%) JBoss
2 7 (5.11%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.19%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.46%) SAS
5 1 (0.73%) CMS
5 1 (0.73%) Lync
5 1 (0.73%) Node.js
5 1 (0.73%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.73%) Apache
5 1 (0.73%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (5.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.46%) SPSS
3 1 (0.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.65%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.65%) LDAP
1 5 (3.65%) SAN
2 3 (2.19%) Firewall
2 3 (2.19%) SSH
2 3 (2.19%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.19%) DNS
2 3 (2.19%) NAS
3 2 (1.46%) Network Security
3 2 (1.46%) HTTP
4 1 (0.73%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.73%) SSL
4 1 (0.73%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.73%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.41%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (7.30%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.57%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (4.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (2.19%) DB2
6 3 (2.19%) Big Data
7 2 (1.46%) OLAP
7 2 (1.46%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.73%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.73%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (2.92%) ERwin
2 2 (1.46%) Maven
2 2 (1.46%) Introscope
2 2 (1.46%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.73%) Subversion
3 1 (0.73%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.73%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.73%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (0.73%) MSI
3 1 (0.73%) Ant
3 1 (0.73%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.73%) PowerDesigner
General
1 58 (42.34%) Finance
2 49 (35.77%) Banking
3 21 (15.33%) Retail
4 19 (13.87%) Retail Banking
5 9 (6.57%) Marketing
6 2 (1.46%) International Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Local Government
7 1 (0.73%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.95%) JSF
2 13 (9.49%) Web Services
3 11 (8.03%) Hibernate
3 11 (8.03%) JPA
4 10 (7.30%) Java EE
5 9 (6.57%) Apache CXF
6 7 (5.11%) RichFaces
7 6 (4.38%) Middleware
7 6 (4.38%) J2EE
8 5 (3.65%) XML
8 5 (3.65%) .NET
9 4 (2.92%) JSON
10 2 (1.46%) OSGi
11 1 (0.73%) Backbone.js
11 1 (0.73%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.73%) HTML5
11 1 (0.73%) RESTful
11 1 (0.73%) jBPM
11 1 (0.73%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.92%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.19%) Open Source
3 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.46%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.46%) PKI
4 2 (1.46%) Social Media
4 2 (1.46%) User Experience
4 2 (1.46%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.73%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.73%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.22%) Windows
2 9 (6.57%) Linux
3 8 (5.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.92%) UNIX
5 3 (2.19%) Solaris
5 3 (2.19%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.46%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.46%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.73%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (15.33%) Data Modelling
2 21 (15.33%) SOA
3 14 (10.22%) ETL
3 14 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (10.22%) Use Case
4 13 (9.49%) Migration
5 11 (8.03%) OO
6 9 (6.57%) Campaign Management
7 8 (5.84%) Data Architecture
8 7 (5.11%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (5.11%) Mentoring
8 7 (5.11%) UML
8 7 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.38%) TOGAF
9 6 (4.38%) Scrum
10 5 (3.65%) Data Management
10 5 (3.65%) ITIL
10 5 (3.65%) Coaching
11 4 (2.92%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.52%) Java
2 3 (2.19%) SQL
3 2 (1.46%) C
4 1 (0.73%) VB
4 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (4.38%) Degree
2 2 (1.46%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.46%) MCSE
2 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.46%) PMP
2 2 (1.46%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.73%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.46%) QA
1 2 (1.46%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.73%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.92%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.73%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.73%) RACF
2 1 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) SCCM
2 3 (2.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (1.46%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.46%) OpenView
3 2 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (15.33%) Oracle
2 14 (10.22%) IBM
3 10 (7.30%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.30%) VMware
4 8 (5.84%) Unica
5 7 (5.11%) Teradata
5 7 (5.11%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.38%) Cisco
7 4 (2.92%) Trillium
7 4 (2.92%) EMC
7 4 (2.92%) Informatica
8 3 (2.19%) Veritas
8 3 (2.19%) CA
8 3 (2.19%) Symantec
8 3 (2.19%) Altiris
8 3 (2.19%) LANDesk
9 2 (1.46%) Citrix
9 2 (1.46%) HP
9 2 (1.46%) Sybase
9 2 (1.46%) Cognos
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