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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 15 11 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 70 149 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.38% 10.86% 5.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.81% 11.34% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 68 39
Median daily rate £500 £498 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% +4.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £535
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 £55.00 £55.00 £36.13
% change year-on-year
- +52.24%

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
795 1314 1271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.21% 95.77% 96.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 666 658
Median daily rate £375 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 20
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.02 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.44% +18.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017, 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 39 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (25.93%) Finance
3 27 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (20.00%) Scrum
4 21 (15.56%) TOGAF
5 19 (14.07%) Banking
5 19 (14.07%) Information Security
6 16 (11.85%) Domain-Driven Design
7 15 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 14 (10.37%) Java
8 14 (10.37%) Microsoft
9 13 (9.63%) GIS
9 13 (9.63%) SC Cleared
9 13 (9.63%) Degree
9 13 (9.63%) Spatial Data
10 12 (8.89%) Information Architecture
11 11 (8.15%) Data Modelling
11 11 (8.15%) Web Services
11 11 (8.15%) Windows
12 10 (7.41%) Oracle
12 10 (7.41%) SOA
12 10 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
13 9 (6.67%) Information Assurance
13 9 (6.67%) Security Architecture
13 9 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (6.67%) Active Directory
13 9 (6.67%) CISSP
13 9 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
14 8 (5.93%) Data Centre

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 (4.44%) SAS
2 5 (3.70%) JBoss
3 4 (2.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.74%) CICS
4 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.74%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.22%) Office 365
3 2 (1.48%) IaaS
3 2 (1.48%) PaaS
4 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) Internet
1 5 (3.70%) NetScaler
1 5 (3.70%) Network Security
2 4 (2.96%) DNS
2 4 (2.96%) Firewall
2 4 (2.96%) LAN
2 4 (2.96%) Wireless
3 3 (2.22%) DHCP
4 2 (1.48%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (1.48%) LDAP
4 2 (1.48%) VoIP
4 2 (1.48%) WAN
5 1 (0.74%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.63%) GIS
1 13 (9.63%) Spatial Data
2 5 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.22%) Big Data
4 3 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.22%) QGIS
4 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.48%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.48%) SAS EBI
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (5.19%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.96%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.22%) Flyway
4 2 (1.48%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.48%) Maven
4 2 (1.48%) Subversion
5 1 (0.74%) ERwin
5 1 (0.74%) JIRA
5 1 (0.74%) Selenium
General
1 35 (25.93%) Finance
2 19 (14.07%) Banking
3 3 (2.22%) Law
4 2 (1.48%) Electronics
4 2 (1.48%) Local Government
4 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.48%) Marketing
4 2 (1.48%) Retail
4 2 (1.48%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.15%) Web Services
2 8 (5.93%) AngularJS
3 7 (5.19%) HTML
4 6 (4.44%) .NET
4 6 (4.44%) JPA
5 5 (3.70%) CSS
5 5 (3.70%) Hibernate
5 5 (3.70%) JSON
6 4 (2.96%) Apache CXF
6 4 (2.96%) Drools
6 4 (2.96%) JSF
6 4 (2.96%) PostGIS
6 4 (2.96%) REST
6 4 (2.96%) XML
7 3 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (2.22%) HTML5
7 3 (2.22%) Middleware
7 3 (2.22%) RichFaces
7 3 (2.22%) SOAP
8 2 (1.48%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.93%) Data Centre
1 8 (5.93%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (4.44%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.22%) Replication
3 3 (2.22%) Statistics
4 2 (1.48%) Clustering
4 2 (1.48%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.48%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.74%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.74%) PKI
5 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.15%) Windows
2 4 (2.96%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.48%) Linux
4 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.48%) Unix
4 2 (1.48%) VMS
4 2 (1.48%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.48%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.74%) AIX
5 1 (0.74%) HPUX
5 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (20.00%) Scrum
2 27 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (15.56%) TOGAF
4 19 (14.07%) Information Security
5 16 (11.85%) Domain-Driven Design
6 12 (8.89%) Information Architecture
7 11 (8.15%) Data Modelling
8 10 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (7.41%) SOA
9 9 (6.67%) Information Assurance
9 9 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
9 9 (6.67%) Security Architecture
10 7 (5.19%) Physical Data Model
11 6 (4.44%) Analytics
11 6 (4.44%) Data Architecture
11 6 (4.44%) Data Governance
11 6 (4.44%) Data Privacy
11 6 (4.44%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.37%) Java
2 8 (5.93%) SQL
3 5 (3.70%) C#
4 3 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.48%) C
5 2 (1.48%) R
6 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.63%) Degree
2 13 (9.63%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.67%) CISSP
4 4 (2.96%) CEH
4 4 (2.96%) CREST Certified
4 4 (2.96%) GIAC
4 4 (2.96%) SANS
5 3 (2.22%) CCNA
5 3 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.22%) MCP
5 3 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.74%) CCNP
7 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.22%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.96%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.22%) Docker
3 3 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.48%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.48%) XenApp
4 2 (1.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (4.44%) Ansible
2 1 (0.74%) Simpana
Vendors
1 14 (10.37%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.41%) Oracle
3 6 (4.44%) Cisco
3 6 (4.44%) Red Hat
3 6 (4.44%) VMware
4 5 (3.70%) Cloudera
5 4 (2.96%) Citrix
5 4 (2.96%) Splunk
6 3 (2.22%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.22%) SAP
7 2 (1.48%) AlgoSec
7 2 (1.48%) ScanSafe
7 2 (1.48%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.48%) Symantec
8 1 (0.74%) CommVault
8 1 (0.74%) Dell
8 1 (0.74%) EMC
8 1 (0.74%) Verint
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