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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 30 8 22
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 56 116 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.69% 10.35% 3.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.02% 10.96% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 63 14
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £338 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £455 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £35.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+74.28% -19.54%
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
1115 1058 984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.31% 94.38% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 473 430
Average daily rate £380 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 33 23
Average hourly rate £19.50 £14.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -20.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £26.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 64 (37.21%) Finance
2 46 (26.74%) Java
3 45 (26.16%) JBoss
4 44 (25.58%) SOA
5 36 (20.93%) Oracle
5 36 (20.93%) Banking
6 29 (16.86%) JSF
6 29 (16.86%) Web Services
7 28 (16.28%) Java EE
8 27 (15.70%) Data Modelling
9 25 (14.53%) Use Case
9 25 (14.53%) JPA
9 25 (14.53%) Hibernate
10 23 (13.37%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (11.63%) Retail
12 19 (11.05%) Retail Banking
12 19 (11.05%) RichFaces
13 17 (9.88%) Data Architecture
14 16 (9.30%) Apache CXF
14 16 (9.30%) OO
14 16 (9.30%) Relational Database
15 15 (8.72%) Windows
16 14 (8.14%) ETL
17 12 (6.98%) UML
17 12 (6.98%) XML
17 12 (6.98%) ITIL
18 11 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
18 11 (6.40%) Scrum
18 11 (6.40%) Asset Management
19 10 (5.81%) Enterprise Architecture

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (2.91%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.74%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.16%) CICS
5 1 (0.58%) Lync
5 1 (0.58%) Node.js
5 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.58%) SAS
5 1 (0.58%) IIS
5 1 (0.58%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (4.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (5.81%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.74%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (1.16%) HTTP
2 2 (1.16%) SAN
2 2 (1.16%) Firewall
3 1 (0.58%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.58%) Internet
3 1 (0.58%) LDAP
3 1 (0.58%) LAN
3 1 (0.58%) VoIP
3 1 (0.58%) WAN
3 1 (0.58%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.30%) Relational Database
2 11 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (5.81%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.07%) Big Data
5 6 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.33%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.58%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.58%) DataStage
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (2.91%) PowerDesigner
2 4 (2.33%) ERwin
2 4 (2.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (2.33%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.16%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.16%) Ant
3 2 (1.16%) Introscope
3 2 (1.16%) Maven
4 1 (0.58%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.58%) Subversion
4 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.58%) MSI
4 1 (0.58%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 64 (37.21%) Finance
2 36 (20.93%) Banking
3 20 (11.63%) Retail
4 19 (11.05%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.16%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) Local Government
6 1 (0.58%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.86%) Web Services
1 29 (16.86%) JSF
2 28 (16.28%) Java EE
3 25 (14.53%) JPA
3 25 (14.53%) Hibernate
4 19 (11.05%) RichFaces
5 16 (9.30%) Apache CXF
6 12 (6.98%) XML
7 9 (5.23%) OSGi
8 8 (4.65%) J2EE
9 7 (4.07%) .NET
10 6 (3.49%) Middleware
11 4 (2.33%) JAAS
11 4 (2.33%) SOAP
11 4 (2.33%) JSON
12 3 (1.74%) jBPM
12 3 (1.74%) SAML
13 2 (1.16%) HTML
13 2 (1.16%) HTML5
14 1 (0.58%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.33%) Client/Server
1 4 (2.33%) Computer Science
1 4 (2.33%) CMDB
2 3 (1.74%) Taxonomies
3 2 (1.16%) Open Source
3 2 (1.16%) Cryptography
3 2 (1.16%) PKI
3 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.58%) Replication
4 1 (0.58%) Clustering
4 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.58%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.58%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.72%) Windows
2 9 (5.23%) Linux
3 7 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.74%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.74%) UNIX
5 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.16%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.16%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.58%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.58%) SOA
2 27 (15.70%) Data Modelling
3 25 (14.53%) Use Case
4 23 (13.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (9.88%) Data Architecture
6 16 (9.30%) OO
7 14 (8.14%) ETL
8 12 (6.98%) ITIL
8 12 (6.98%) UML
9 11 (6.40%) Scrum
9 11 (6.40%) Asset Management
10 10 (5.81%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (5.81%) User Stories
11 9 (5.23%) BPMN
11 9 (5.23%) Workflow
12 8 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (4.65%) Information Management
12 8 (4.65%) Metadata Management
13 7 (4.07%) Investment Management
13 7 (4.07%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 46 (26.74%) Java
2 6 (3.49%) SQL
2 6 (3.49%) C
3 2 (1.16%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (2.33%) Degree
2 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.16%) MCSE
2 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.16%) PMP
2 2 (1.16%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.58%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.33%) WCAG
2 2 (1.16%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.58%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.74%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.58%) XenApp
3 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.49%) SCCM
2 4 (2.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.16%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.16%) OpenView
Vendors
1 45 (26.16%) JBoss
2 36 (20.93%) Oracle
3 10 (5.81%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.81%) VMware
4 6 (3.49%) Cisco
4 6 (3.49%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.91%) IBM
6 4 (2.33%) Splunk
7 3 (1.74%) Altiris
7 3 (1.74%) LANDesk
7 3 (1.74%) SAP
7 3 (1.74%) Citrix
7 3 (1.74%) CA
8 2 (1.16%) Informatica
8 2 (1.16%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.16%) HP
8 2 (1.16%) Unica
8 2 (1.16%) Lumension
9 1 (0.58%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.58%) ForgeRock
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