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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 27 9 23
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 55 110 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.61% 9.63% 4.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.90% 10.37% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 53 18
Average daily rate
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£490 £438 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £375 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £453 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.49% +0.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.25 £47.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
1122 1061 1017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.13% 92.91% 93.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 474 461
Average daily rate £395 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 32 29
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.36 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £27.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 61 (40.13%) Finance
2 45 (29.61%) Banking
3 32 (21.05%) Java
4 28 (18.42%) JBoss
5 25 (16.45%) Retail
6 24 (15.79%) SOA
7 23 (15.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (15.13%) Retail Banking
8 21 (13.82%) Data Modelling
8 21 (13.82%) Oracle
9 20 (13.16%) JSF
9 20 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (10.53%) Use Case
10 16 (10.53%) JPA
10 16 (10.53%) Web Services
11 15 (9.87%) Windows
11 15 (9.87%) OO
11 15 (9.87%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (9.87%) Hibernate
12 13 (8.55%) ETL
12 13 (8.55%) Data Architecture
12 13 (8.55%) Apache CXF
13 12 (7.89%) Relational Database
13 12 (7.89%) XML
14 11 (7.24%) ITIL
14 11 (7.24%) UML
14 11 (7.24%) IBM
14 11 (7.24%) Java EE
15 10 (6.58%) RichFaces
15 10 (6.58%) Microsoft

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 5 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.97%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.32%) CICS
4 1 (0.66%) Lync
4 1 (0.66%) Node.js
4 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.66%) IIS
4 1 (0.66%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (4.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.97%) SAN
1 3 (1.97%) Firewall
2 2 (1.32%) LDAP
2 2 (1.32%) HTTP
3 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.66%) DNS
3 1 (0.66%) SSH
3 1 (0.66%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.66%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.66%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.87%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (7.89%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.61%) Big Data
5 6 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.66%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.66%) DataStage
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.63%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (1.32%) ERwin
2 2 (1.32%) Maven
2 2 (1.32%) Introscope
2 2 (1.32%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.66%) Subversion
3 1 (0.66%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.66%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (0.66%) MSI
3 1 (0.66%) Ant
3 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
General
1 61 (40.13%) Finance
2 45 (29.61%) Banking
3 25 (16.45%) Retail
4 23 (15.13%) Retail Banking
5 8 (5.26%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) Local Government
6 1 (0.66%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.16%) JSF
2 16 (10.53%) Web Services
2 16 (10.53%) JPA
3 15 (9.87%) Hibernate
4 13 (8.55%) Apache CXF
5 12 (7.89%) XML
6 11 (7.24%) Java EE
7 10 (6.58%) RichFaces
8 7 (4.61%) .NET
9 6 (3.95%) J2EE
9 6 (3.95%) Middleware
10 4 (2.63%) JSON
11 3 (1.97%) OSGi
12 2 (1.32%) HTML5
12 2 (1.32%) HTML
13 1 (0.66%) Spring
13 1 (0.66%) jQuery
13 1 (0.66%) jBPM
13 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
13 1 (0.66%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.63%) Computer Science
1 4 (2.63%) CMDB
1 4 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.97%) Taxonomies
2 3 (1.97%) Open Source
2 3 (1.97%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.32%) Cryptography
3 2 (1.32%) PKI
3 2 (1.32%) User Experience
4 1 (0.66%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.87%) Windows
2 9 (5.92%) Linux
3 8 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.97%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.32%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.32%) UNIX
6 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.66%) AIX
6 1 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.79%) SOA
2 23 (15.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (13.82%) Data Modelling
4 20 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (10.53%) Use Case
6 15 (9.87%) OO
7 13 (8.55%) ETL
7 13 (8.55%) Data Architecture
8 11 (7.24%) ITIL
8 11 (7.24%) UML
9 9 (5.92%) Scrum
9 9 (5.92%) Mentoring
10 8 (5.26%) Metadata Management
10 8 (5.26%) Campaign Management
10 8 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (5.26%) Migration
10 8 (5.26%) Asset Management
10 8 (5.26%) Information Management
11 7 (4.61%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (3.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.05%) Java
2 5 (3.29%) SQL
3 2 (1.32%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.32%) C
4 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (1.97%) Degree
2 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.32%) MCSE
2 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.32%) PMP
2 2 (1.32%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.66%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.97%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.66%) XenApp
3 1 (0.66%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.95%) SCCM
2 4 (2.63%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.32%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.32%) OpenView
4 1 (0.66%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 28 (18.42%) JBoss
2 21 (13.82%) Oracle
3 11 (7.24%) IBM
4 10 (6.58%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.58%) VMware
5 8 (5.26%) Unica
6 7 (4.61%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.95%) Cisco
8 5 (3.29%) Teradata
9 4 (2.63%) Splunk
9 4 (2.63%) Trillium
10 3 (1.97%) Citrix
10 3 (1.97%) CA
10 3 (1.97%) Altiris
10 3 (1.97%) LANDesk
11 2 (1.32%) Lumension
11 2 (1.32%) Informatica
11 2 (1.32%) HP
11 2 (1.32%) EMC
12 1 (0.66%) Chordiant
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