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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 16 35 9
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -26
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 106 50 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.31% 4.25% 9.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.78% 4.54% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 26 60
Average daily rate
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£475 £478 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.52% +16.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £340 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £499 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £54.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.18% +54.28%
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
1563 1102 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 92.98% 93.71% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 597 456
Average daily rate £388 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 33
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.51 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.85 £42.00 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 80 (41.88%) Finance
2 68 (35.60%) Banking
3 33 (17.28%) Migration
3 33 (17.28%) Oracle
4 30 (15.71%) Java
5 23 (12.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (12.04%) Data Modelling
6 21 (10.99%) Retail
7 20 (10.47%) SQL
8 18 (9.42%) Windows
8 18 (9.42%) SOA
8 18 (9.42%) Middleware
8 18 (9.42%) Retail Banking
9 17 (8.90%) TOGAF
10 16 (8.38%) ETL
10 16 (8.38%) AIX
11 15 (7.85%) HPUX
11 15 (7.85%) Solaris
11 15 (7.85%) UNIX
12 14 (7.33%) Microsoft
12 14 (7.33%) Use Case
13 13 (6.81%) UML
13 13 (6.81%) Logical Data Model
14 12 (6.28%) OO
14 12 (6.28%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (5.76%) Linux
15 11 (5.76%) Cisco
15 11 (5.76%) Mainframe
15 11 (5.76%) Oracle Database
15 11 (5.76%) Relational Database

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (5.24%) JBoss
2 6 (3.14%) SAS
3 5 (2.62%) PowerExchange
4 4 (2.09%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.57%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.57%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.57%) IIS
6 2 (1.05%) Apache
6 2 (1.05%) nginx
6 2 (1.05%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.52%) Lync
7 1 (0.52%) Node.js
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (2.09%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.09%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.05%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Agresso
1 4 (2.09%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.09%) thinkFolio
1 4 (2.09%) Eikon
2 3 (1.57%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.57%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.09%) SaaS
3 3 (1.57%) Office 365
4 2 (1.05%) Google Compute Engine
4 2 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.52%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.71%) Firewall
2 6 (3.14%) BIG-IP
3 4 (2.09%) Broadband
3 4 (2.09%) HTTP
4 3 (1.57%) VPN
4 3 (1.57%) SAN
5 2 (1.05%) ATM
5 2 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.05%) SSL
5 2 (1.05%) VLAN
5 2 (1.05%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.76%) Oracle Database
1 11 (5.76%) Relational Database
2 9 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (4.71%) PowerCenter
3 3 (1.57%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.57%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.52%) Big Data
5 1 (0.52%) DB2
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (3.66%) JIRA
2 5 (2.62%) ERwin
3 1 (0.52%) Toad
General
1 80 (41.88%) Finance
2 68 (35.60%) Banking
3 21 (10.99%) Retail
4 18 (9.42%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.05%) Advertising
5 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.52%) Law
6 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.42%) Middleware
2 10 (5.24%) JPA
3 7 (3.66%) Hibernate
3 7 (3.66%) HTML
4 6 (3.14%) Drools
4 6 (3.14%) Web Services
5 4 (2.09%) OAuth
5 4 (2.09%) .NET
5 4 (2.09%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.09%) Apache CXF
6 3 (1.57%) RESTful
6 3 (1.57%) HTML5
6 3 (1.57%) LINQ to SQL
6 3 (1.57%) CSS
6 3 (1.57%) J2EE
6 3 (1.57%) Spring
6 3 (1.57%) JSF
6 3 (1.57%) Java EE
7 2 (1.05%) SOAP
8 1 (0.52%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.76%) Mainframe
2 10 (5.24%) Data Integration
3 9 (4.71%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.62%) VSAM
6 4 (2.09%) GIS
7 3 (1.57%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.05%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.05%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.05%) User Experience
9 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.52%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.52%) PKI
9 1 (0.52%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.52%) Clustering
9 1 (0.52%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.42%) Windows
2 16 (8.38%) AIX
3 15 (7.85%) HPUX
3 15 (7.85%) Solaris
3 15 (7.85%) UNIX
4 11 (5.76%) Linux
5 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.52%) Android
5 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.28%) Migration
2 23 (12.04%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (12.04%) Data Modelling
3 18 (9.42%) SOA
4 17 (8.90%) TOGAF
5 16 (8.38%) ETL
6 14 (7.33%) Use Case
7 13 (6.81%) UML
7 13 (6.81%) Logical Data Model
8 12 (6.28%) OO
8 12 (6.28%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (5.24%) Asset Management
9 10 (5.24%) Data Analysis
9 10 (5.24%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (5.24%) SDLC
10 8 (4.19%) Software Testing
11 7 (3.66%) Scrum
11 7 (3.66%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (3.14%) Process Architecture
12 6 (3.14%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.71%) Java
2 20 (10.47%) SQL
3 9 (4.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.62%) VB
4 5 (2.62%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.09%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (2.62%) CCNP
1 5 (2.62%) CCNA
1 5 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (2.09%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.57%) Degree
4 2 (1.05%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (1.05%) CCIE
5 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) CISA
5 1 (0.52%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.71%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.05%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.62%) Docker
3 4 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.57%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.57%) XenApp
4 3 (1.57%) vSphere
5 2 (1.05%) Varnish
6 1 (0.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.05%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.52%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 33 (17.28%) Oracle
2 14 (7.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.76%) Cisco
4 10 (5.24%) Informatica
5 9 (4.71%) VMware
6 4 (2.09%) Pega
6 4 (2.09%) CA
6 4 (2.09%) Bloomberg
6 4 (2.09%) IBM
6 4 (2.09%) Adobe
7 3 (1.57%) HP
7 3 (1.57%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.57%) F5
7 3 (1.57%) Citrix
7 3 (1.57%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.05%) Google
8 2 (1.05%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.05%) Charles River
9 1 (0.52%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.52%) NetApp
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