The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 15 6 23
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 114 88 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.03% 11.20% 4.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.67% 11.99% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 42 17
Average daily rate £500 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.19% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.03 £55.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.40% +57.14%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1179 734 1085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.42% 93.38% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 316 532
Average daily rate £385 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 34
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -43.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £30.83 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Architect
Scotland

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 68 (31.34%) Finance
2 47 (21.66%) SOA
3 42 (19.35%) Banking
4 40 (18.43%) Java
5 37 (17.05%) Windows
6 36 (16.59%) JBoss
7 33 (15.21%) Oracle
8 30 (13.82%) Java EE
9 27 (12.44%) Data Modelling
9 27 (12.44%) Citrix
10 26 (11.98%) Data Architecture
11 24 (11.06%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (9.22%) Enterprise Architecture
12 20 (9.22%) JSF
12 20 (9.22%) Retail
13 19 (8.76%) Workflow
13 19 (8.76%) Web Services
14 18 (8.29%) Retail Banking
14 18 (8.29%) RichFaces
15 17 (7.83%) BPMN
15 17 (7.83%) ITIL
16 16 (7.37%) Microsoft
16 16 (7.37%) Windows 7
17 15 (6.91%) Migration
18 14 (6.45%) Hibernate
18 14 (6.45%) JPA
18 14 (6.45%) Asset Management
19 13 (5.99%) TOGAF
19 13 (5.99%) Data Warehouse
19 13 (5.99%) Relational Database

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (1.84%) CICS
1 4 (1.84%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.38%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (1.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.46%) IIS
4 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.46%) Documentum
4 1 (0.46%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (1.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.30%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.84%) LAN
1 4 (1.84%) DAB
2 3 (1.38%) WAN
2 3 (1.38%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (0.92%) ATM
3 2 (0.92%) Firewall
4 1 (0.46%) VoIP
4 1 (0.46%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.46%) HTTP
4 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.46%) DNS
4 1 (0.46%) SAN
4 1 (0.46%) Internet
4 1 (0.46%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.99%) Data Warehouse
1 13 (5.99%) Relational Database
2 10 (4.61%) Oracle Database
2 10 (4.61%) RDBMS
3 8 (3.69%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.23%) Pentaho
4 7 (3.23%) Big Data
5 3 (1.38%) DB2
6 2 (0.92%) PowerCenter
6 2 (0.92%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.46%) DataStage
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (5.07%) PowerDesigner
2 4 (1.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (1.84%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.92%) ERwin
3 2 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.46%) Ant
4 1 (0.46%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 68 (31.34%) Finance
2 42 (19.35%) Banking
3 20 (9.22%) Retail
4 18 (8.29%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.46%) Advertising
5 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.82%) Java EE
2 20 (9.22%) JSF
3 19 (8.76%) Web Services
4 18 (8.29%) RichFaces
5 14 (6.45%) JPA
5 14 (6.45%) Hibernate
6 9 (4.15%) XML
7 7 (3.23%) Apache CXF
7 7 (3.23%) OSGi
8 5 (2.30%) .NET
8 5 (2.30%) J2EE
8 5 (2.30%) SAML
9 4 (1.84%) Middleware
9 4 (1.84%) JAAS
9 4 (1.84%) SOAP
10 3 (1.38%) HTML
10 3 (1.38%) jBPM
11 2 (0.92%) OAuth
11 2 (0.92%) JSON
11 2 (0.92%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.76%) Mainframe
2 5 (2.30%) Client/Server
3 4 (1.84%) CMDB
3 4 (1.84%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.38%) Credit Risk
4 3 (1.38%) Taxonomies
4 3 (1.38%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.92%) Thin Client
5 2 (0.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.92%) Replication
5 2 (0.92%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.46%) FMCG
6 1 (0.46%) Open Source
6 1 (0.46%) Photography
6 1 (0.46%) Blog
6 1 (0.46%) Clustering
6 1 (0.46%) CESG
6 1 (0.46%) PKI
6 1 (0.46%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 37 (17.05%) Windows
2 16 (7.37%) Windows 7
3 10 (4.61%) UNIX
3 10 (4.61%) Linux
4 9 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.23%) AIX
6 4 (1.84%) Solaris
6 4 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.38%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.46%) zOS
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.46%) SUSE
8 1 (0.46%) HPUX
8 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (21.66%) SOA
2 27 (12.44%) Data Modelling
3 26 (11.98%) Data Architecture
4 24 (11.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (9.22%) Enterprise Architecture
6 19 (8.76%) Workflow
7 17 (7.83%) ITIL
7 17 (7.83%) BPMN
8 15 (6.91%) Migration
9 14 (6.45%) Asset Management
10 13 (5.99%) TOGAF
11 12 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (5.53%) Use Case
12 11 (5.07%) Investment Management
13 9 (4.15%) Service Management
13 9 (4.15%) ETL
13 9 (4.15%) Information Management
13 9 (4.15%) Validation
14 8 (3.69%) Data Migration
14 8 (3.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (18.43%) Java
2 8 (3.69%) SQL
3 4 (1.84%) C
4 3 (1.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.38%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.92%) C#
5 2 (0.92%) COBOL
6 1 (0.46%) Perl
6 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.46%) JCL
6 1 (0.46%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.92%) Degree
4 1 (0.46%) CISSP
4 1 (0.46%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.76%) COBIT
2 4 (1.84%) SLA
2 4 (1.84%) WCAG
3 3 (1.38%) QA
4 1 (0.46%) FATCA
System Software
1 9 (4.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.84%) XenApp
3 3 (1.38%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.46%) XenServer
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (5.07%) SCCM
2 5 (2.30%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (16.59%) JBoss
2 33 (15.21%) Oracle
3 27 (12.44%) Citrix
4 16 (7.37%) Microsoft
5 10 (4.61%) SAP
6 8 (3.69%) VMware
7 7 (3.23%) IBM
7 7 (3.23%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.76%) Cisco
9 4 (1.84%) HP
9 4 (1.84%) Teradata
9 4 (1.84%) Splunk
10 3 (1.38%) Informatica
11 2 (0.92%) NetApp
11 2 (0.92%) Lumension
11 2 (0.92%) Brocade
11 2 (0.92%) CA
11 2 (0.92%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.92%) EMC
12 1 (0.46%) Genesys
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