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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 19 15 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 67 115 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.63% 6.75% 4.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.85% 7.07% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 55 31
Median daily rate £493 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.44% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £508 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.84 £37.82 £47.00
% change year-on-year
+13.27% -19.53%
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
978 1627 1148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.83% 95.48% 95.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 868 661
Median daily rate £400 £382 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% -2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £13.26 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £36.40 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 74 (37.95%) Finance
2 61 (31.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 48 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (23.59%) TOGAF
5 36 (18.46%) Banking
6 32 (16.41%) Enterprise Architecture
6 32 (16.41%) Information Architecture
7 31 (15.90%) Domain-Driven Design
8 30 (15.38%) Migration
9 28 (14.36%) Data Modelling
9 28 (14.36%) Spatial Data
10 26 (13.33%) Scrum
11 25 (12.82%) Data Architecture
12 24 (12.31%) Microsoft
13 22 (11.28%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (10.77%) ETL
14 21 (10.77%) GIS
15 18 (9.23%) PostGIS
16 17 (8.72%) Dimensional Modelling
17 16 (8.21%) Teradata
17 16 (8.21%) Solaris
17 16 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (7.69%) AIX
18 15 (7.69%) HPUX
19 14 (7.18%) ESRI
19 14 (7.18%) Data Centre
20 13 (6.67%) ITIL
20 13 (6.67%) Windows
20 13 (6.67%) Degree
21 12 (6.15%) MS Excel

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 5 (2.56%) CMS
1 5 (2.56%) SAS
1 5 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (1.03%) JBoss
2 2 (1.03%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.51%) FileNet
Applications
1 12 (6.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.51%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.10%) PaaS
3 5 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.54%) IaaS
4 3 (1.54%) Office 365
5 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.56%) LAN
2 3 (1.54%) WAN
3 2 (1.03%) LDAP
3 2 (1.03%) SAN
3 2 (1.03%) VPN
4 1 (0.51%) Firewall
4 1 (0.51%) Network Security
4 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.36%) Spatial Data
2 22 (11.28%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (10.77%) GIS
4 8 (4.10%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 8 (4.10%) SQL Server
5 6 (3.08%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.05%) Big Data
6 4 (2.05%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.54%) Data Mart
7 3 (1.54%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.03%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.03%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.03%) SAS EBI
8 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.51%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 5 (2.56%) NUnit
2 3 (1.54%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.54%) MSBuild
2 3 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (1.54%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.03%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.03%) Subversion
4 1 (0.51%) JIRA
General
1 74 (37.95%) Finance
2 36 (18.46%) Banking
3 10 (5.13%) Retail
4 8 (4.10%) Law
4 8 (4.10%) Retail Banking
5 6 (3.08%) Legal
6 2 (1.03%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.51%) Front Office
7 1 (0.51%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.23%) PostGIS
2 11 (5.64%) Web Services
3 9 (4.62%) .NET
4 8 (4.10%) Middleware
5 7 (3.59%) .NET Framework
5 7 (3.59%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.05%) HTML
7 2 (1.03%) CSS
7 2 (1.03%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.03%) HTML5
7 2 (1.03%) JSON
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.03%) REST
7 2 (1.03%) XML
8 1 (0.51%) Apache CXF
8 1 (0.51%) Drools
8 1 (0.51%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.51%) JPA
8 1 (0.51%) JSF
8 1 (0.51%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.18%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.59%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.56%) iPad
4 5 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.56%) User Experience
5 3 (1.54%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.03%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.03%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.03%) PKI
7 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.51%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.51%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.21%) Solaris
2 15 (7.69%) AIX
2 15 (7.69%) HPUX
3 13 (6.67%) Windows
4 11 (5.64%) Linux
5 7 (3.59%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.54%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.54%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.03%) Unix
7 2 (1.03%) VMS
8 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (31.28%) Stakeholder Management
2 48 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (23.59%) TOGAF
4 32 (16.41%) Enterprise Architecture
4 32 (16.41%) Information Architecture
5 31 (15.90%) Domain-Driven Design
6 30 (15.38%) Migration
7 28 (14.36%) Data Modelling
8 26 (13.33%) Scrum
9 25 (12.82%) Data Architecture
10 21 (10.77%) ETL
11 17 (8.72%) Dimensional Modelling
12 13 (6.67%) ITIL
13 11 (5.64%) Product Management
14 9 (4.62%) Data Governance
14 9 (4.62%) Data Mapping
14 9 (4.62%) Service Management
15 8 (4.10%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (4.10%) Service Design
16 7 (3.59%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.62%) C#
2 8 (4.10%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.59%) Java
4 6 (3.08%) SQL
5 5 (2.56%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.54%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.54%) Bourne shell
6 3 (1.54%) C++
6 3 (1.54%) Korn
6 3 (1.54%) Perl
6 3 (1.54%) Python
6 3 (1.54%) Ruby
7 2 (1.03%) C
8 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (6.67%) Degree
2 3 (1.54%) CISSP
2 3 (1.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.03%) BC Cleared
3 2 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.51%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.54%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.56%) RACF
3 3 (1.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.56%) Ansible
1 5 (2.56%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.54%) Puppet
3 2 (1.03%) SCCM
3 2 (1.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.21%) Teradata
3 14 (7.18%) ESRI
4 9 (4.62%) CA
5 8 (4.10%) Sitecore
6 6 (3.08%) Oracle
7 5 (2.56%) Cloudera
8 4 (2.05%) Cyber-Ark
8 4 (2.05%) Nimsoft
8 4 (2.05%) Splunk
9 3 (1.54%) IBM
10 2 (1.03%) Cisco
10 2 (1.03%) Citrix
10 2 (1.03%) Informatica
10 2 (1.03%) Juniper
11 1 (0.51%) EMC
11 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.51%) SAP
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago