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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 16 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 113 84 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.83% 5.34% 5.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.20% 5.63% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 38
Median daily rate £485 £488 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.51% +5.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £425 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 £488
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £51.29
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +16.01%
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
1228 1493 1209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.94% 94.91% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 763 699
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 26
Median hourly rate £42.50 £19.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.77% +6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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.

1 102 (39.38%) Finance
2 63 (24.32%) TOGAF
3 61 (23.55%) Banking
4 55 (21.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 51 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (18.15%) Migration
7 46 (17.76%) Data Modelling
8 43 (16.60%) Oracle
9 42 (16.22%) Microsoft
10 37 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
11 35 (13.51%) Data Architecture
12 34 (13.13%) Data Warehouse
13 33 (12.74%) ETL
14 32 (12.36%) Java
15 30 (11.58%) SOA
16 27 (10.42%) Domain-Driven Design
17 26 (10.04%) Information Architecture
17 26 (10.04%) Solaris
17 26 (10.04%) Spatial Data
18 23 (8.88%) AIX
18 23 (8.88%) HPUX
18 23 (8.88%) MS Excel
19 22 (8.49%) Retail
20 21 (8.11%) Zachman Framework
20 21 (8.11%) Scrum
21 20 (7.72%) Middleware
21 20 (7.72%) GIS
21 20 (7.72%) SQL Server
21 20 (7.72%) Retail Banking
22 19 (7.34%) UML

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 19 (7.34%) JBoss
2 8 (3.09%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.93%) CMS
3 5 (1.93%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (1.54%) SAS
5 1 (0.39%) Apache
5 1 (0.39%) Captiva
5 1 (0.39%) FileNet
5 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (8.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.70%) PaaS
3 1 (0.39%) IaaS
3 1 (0.39%) Office 365
3 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.93%) LAN
1 5 (1.93%) WAN
2 2 (0.77%) Network Security
2 2 (0.77%) SAN
2 2 (0.77%) VPN
3 1 (0.39%) Firewall
3 1 (0.39%) Internet
3 1 (0.39%) Skype
3 1 (0.39%) VoIP
3 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.13%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (10.04%) Spatial Data
3 20 (7.72%) GIS
3 20 (7.72%) SQL Server
4 14 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.32%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.93%) Data Mart
7 5 (1.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.93%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.54%) HDInsight
8 4 (1.54%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.16%) OLTP
9 3 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.77%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.39%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (1.93%) NUnit
2 4 (1.54%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.54%) MSBuild
2 4 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (1.54%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.77%) JIRA
3 2 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.39%) JProfiler
General
1 102 (39.38%) Finance
2 61 (23.55%) Banking
3 22 (8.49%) Retail
4 20 (7.72%) Retail Banking
5 9 (3.47%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.70%) Legal
7 6 (2.32%) Law
8 3 (1.16%) German Language
9 1 (0.39%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.72%) Middleware
2 18 (6.95%) PostGIS
3 15 (5.79%) .NET
3 15 (5.79%) JPA
4 12 (4.63%) Apache CXF
4 12 (4.63%) Web Services
5 11 (4.25%) Hibernate
5 11 (4.25%) JSF
6 9 (3.47%) .NET Framework
6 9 (3.47%) ASP.NET
6 9 (3.47%) Drools
7 7 (2.70%) RichFaces
8 5 (1.93%) Java EE
9 4 (1.54%) Entity Framework
10 3 (1.16%) REST
11 2 (0.77%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (0.77%) TIBCO EMS
11 2 (0.77%) XML
12 1 (0.39%) EJB
12 1 (0.39%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.95%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.47%) Mainframe
4 8 (3.09%) Hedge funds
5 6 (2.32%) User Experience
6 5 (1.93%) Credit Risk
6 5 (1.93%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (1.93%) iPad
6 5 (1.93%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.16%) PKI
7 3 (1.16%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.77%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.39%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.39%) CMDB
9 1 (0.39%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.39%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.39%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.04%) Solaris
2 23 (8.88%) AIX
2 23 (8.88%) HPUX
3 18 (6.95%) Linux
4 17 (6.56%) Windows
5 6 (2.32%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.54%) Unix
8 3 (1.16%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.16%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.39%) Android
9 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (24.32%) TOGAF
2 55 (21.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 51 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (18.15%) Migration
5 46 (17.76%) Data Modelling
6 37 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
7 35 (13.51%) Data Architecture
8 33 (12.74%) ETL
9 30 (11.58%) SOA
10 27 (10.42%) Domain-Driven Design
11 26 (10.04%) Information Architecture
12 21 (8.11%) Scrum
12 21 (8.11%) Zachman Framework
13 19 (7.34%) OO
13 19 (7.34%) UML
14 18 (6.95%) Logical Data Model
15 17 (6.56%) Dimensional Modelling
16 16 (6.18%) ITIL
17 15 (5.79%) Identity Access Management
18 14 (5.41%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 32 (12.36%) Java
2 17 (6.56%) SQL
3 11 (4.25%) C#
4 8 (3.09%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.70%) C++
6 5 (1.93%) Python
6 5 (1.93%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.54%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.54%) Bourne shell
7 4 (1.54%) Korn
7 4 (1.54%) Perl
7 4 (1.54%) Ruby
8 3 (1.16%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.77%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.77%) PHP
9 2 (0.77%) VBA
10 1 (0.39%) VB
10 1 (0.39%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (3.09%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.32%) Degree
3 5 (1.93%) ISEB
4 4 (1.54%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) CLAS
5 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.02%) Data Quality
1 13 (5.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.54%) COBIT
3 4 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 17 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.02%) RACF
3 4 (1.54%) Docker
4 2 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (5.02%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (1.54%) Ansible
2 4 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.54%) Puppet
3 2 (0.77%) SCCM
3 2 (0.77%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (16.60%) Oracle
2 42 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.95%) Teradata
4 17 (6.56%) CA
5 14 (5.41%) ESRI
6 9 (3.47%) IBM
7 6 (2.32%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.93%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (1.54%) Cisco
9 4 (1.54%) Informatica
9 4 (1.54%) Nimsoft
9 4 (1.54%) Splunk
10 3 (1.16%) HP
11 2 (0.77%) Citrix
11 2 (0.77%) Cognizant
11 2 (0.77%) Juniper
11 2 (0.77%) Sybase
11 2 (0.77%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.77%) VMware
12 1 (0.39%) Symantec
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