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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 18 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 91 107 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.74% 8.54% 8.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.10% 9.27% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 51 34
Average daily rate
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£475 £465 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £550 £500
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 £49.50 £44.63 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+10.92% -6.05%
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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
1282 1154 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.96% 92.10% 92.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 586 284
Average daily rate £380 £386 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% +10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 16
Average hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £19.95 £31.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 87 (49.43%) Finance
2 78 (44.32%) Banking
3 33 (18.75%) Retail
4 31 (17.61%) TOGAF
4 31 (17.61%) Retail Banking
5 22 (12.50%) Windows
5 22 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
6 20 (11.36%) Data Modelling
7 19 (10.80%) SOA
7 19 (10.80%) Java
8 18 (10.23%) Migration
8 18 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (8.52%) Oracle
9 15 (8.52%) UNIX
10 14 (7.95%) Middleware
11 13 (7.39%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (7.39%) Credit Risk
12 12 (6.82%) SharePoint
12 12 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (6.82%) ETL
12 12 (6.82%) IBM
12 12 (6.82%) Microsoft
12 12 (6.82%) Informatica
13 11 (6.25%) ITIL
13 11 (6.25%) DB2
13 11 (6.25%) Data Management
14 10 (5.68%) SQL
14 10 (5.68%) Firewall
15 9 (5.11%) ERwin
15 9 (5.11%) Teradata

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.98%) SAS
2 7 (3.98%) IIS
3 6 (3.41%) JBoss
3 6 (3.41%) CMS
4 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.57%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.84%) MS Office
3 3 (1.70%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.70%) SPSS
4 1 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.14%) Office 365
2 1 (0.57%) IaaS
2 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.57%) SaaS
2 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.68%) Firewall
2 9 (5.11%) SAN
3 4 (2.27%) DNS
3 4 (2.27%) LDAP
3 4 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (2.27%) Network Security
3 4 (2.27%) NAS
4 3 (1.70%) SSH
4 3 (1.70%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.14%) Internet
5 2 (1.14%) LAN
5 2 (1.14%) WAN
6 1 (0.57%) HTTP
6 1 (0.57%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.57%) VoIP
6 1 (0.57%) SSL
6 1 (0.57%) Intranet
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (6.25%) DB2
3 8 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.41%) Big Data
4 6 (3.41%) PowerCenter
5 5 (2.84%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.70%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (1.70%) OLAP
7 2 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.57%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.57%) Informix
8 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.57%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (5.11%) ERwin
2 2 (1.14%) Maven
2 2 (1.14%) Grunt
2 2 (1.14%) Bower
3 1 (0.57%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.57%) Dreamweaver
General
1 87 (49.43%) Finance
2 78 (44.32%) Banking
3 33 (18.75%) Retail
4 31 (17.61%) Retail Banking
5 7 (3.98%) Marketing
6 3 (1.70%) International Banking
7 2 (1.14%) Law
7 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.57%) Legal
8 1 (0.57%) Advertising
8 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.95%) Middleware
2 6 (3.41%) Spring
3 5 (2.84%) .NET
4 4 (2.27%) CSS
4 4 (2.27%) Hibernate
4 4 (2.27%) HTML
5 3 (1.70%) Web Services
5 3 (1.70%) HTML5
5 3 (1.70%) CSS3
6 2 (1.14%) Sass
6 2 (1.14%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.14%) MyBatis
6 2 (1.14%) OAuth
6 2 (1.14%) REST
6 2 (1.14%) jQuery
6 2 (1.14%) J2EE
7 1 (0.57%) SOAP
7 1 (0.57%) Struts
7 1 (0.57%) JPA
7 1 (0.57%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.39%) Credit Risk
2 8 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 7 (3.98%) Social Media
3 7 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.84%) Data Integration
5 4 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.70%) Open Source
6 3 (1.70%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.70%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.70%) Replication
7 2 (1.14%) Clustering
7 2 (1.14%) User Experience
7 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.57%) CESG
8 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.57%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.50%) Windows
2 15 (8.52%) UNIX
3 9 (5.11%) Linux
4 6 (3.41%) Solaris
4 6 (3.41%) AIX
5 4 (2.27%) HPUX
5 4 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.61%) TOGAF
2 22 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
3 20 (11.36%) Data Modelling
4 19 (10.80%) SOA
5 18 (10.23%) Migration
5 18 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (7.39%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (6.82%) ETL
8 11 (6.25%) ITIL
8 11 (6.25%) Data Management
9 9 (5.11%) Data Architecture
9 9 (5.11%) Analytics
10 8 (4.55%) Asset Management
10 8 (4.55%) Data Analysis
11 7 (3.98%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (3.98%) Service Delivery
11 7 (3.98%) Coaching
11 7 (3.98%) Campaign Management
12 6 (3.41%) Investment Management
12 6 (3.41%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.80%) Java
2 10 (5.68%) SQL
3 5 (2.84%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.57%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 5 (2.84%) Degree
2 3 (1.70%) VCP4
3 2 (1.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.98%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.70%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.57%) COBIT
4 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.57%) RACF
3 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (1.14%) SCCM
3 1 (0.57%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.57%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 15 (8.52%) Oracle
2 12 (6.82%) IBM
2 12 (6.82%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.82%) Informatica
3 9 (5.11%) Teradata
4 6 (3.41%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.41%) Unica
5 5 (2.84%) VMware
5 5 (2.84%) CA
5 5 (2.84%) Trillium
5 5 (2.84%) HP
6 4 (2.27%) EMC
6 4 (2.27%) Veritas
7 3 (1.70%) Cognos
7 3 (1.70%) Sybase
7 3 (1.70%) Symantec
8 2 (1.14%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.57%) ScanSafe
9 1 (0.57%) Endeca
9 1 (0.57%) Sophos
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