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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 14 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 132 93 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.37% 7.09% 8.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.76% 7.39% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 56 54
Average daily rate £500 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £588 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £479
% change year-on-year
- +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.81 £49.50 £44.63
% change year-on-year
+8.71% +10.92%
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
1352 1258 1142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.95% 95.88% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 685 565
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.02 £24.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £47.50 £95.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 114 (38.51%) Finance
2 71 (23.99%) Banking
3 63 (21.28%) Java
4 60 (20.27%) SOA
4 60 (20.27%) Data Modelling
5 58 (19.59%) Oracle
6 45 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (15.20%) TOGAF
7 43 (14.53%) UML
7 43 (14.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 40 (13.51%) JBoss
9 38 (12.84%) OO
10 37 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
11 36 (12.16%) JSF
11 36 (12.16%) Use Case
11 36 (12.16%) JPA
12 35 (11.82%) Hibernate
13 34 (11.49%) Microsoft
13 34 (11.49%) Enterprise Architecture
14 33 (11.15%) Apache CXF
15 30 (10.14%) BPMN
16 26 (8.78%) Drools
16 26 (8.78%) Migration
17 24 (8.11%) Retail
17 24 (8.11%) SQL Server
17 24 (8.11%) Relational Database
18 23 (7.77%) RichFaces
19 22 (7.43%) ETL
19 22 (7.43%) Scrum
20 21 (7.09%) Data Architecture

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 40 (13.51%) JBoss
2 21 (7.09%) WebSphere
3 13 (4.39%) CMS
4 9 (3.04%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (1.35%) PowerExchange
7 3 (1.01%) Alfresco
7 3 (1.01%) Apache
7 3 (1.01%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.01%) IIS
7 3 (1.01%) SAS
8 2 (0.68%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.34%) Captiva
9 1 (0.34%) CICS
9 1 (0.34%) Liferay
9 1 (0.34%) nginx
9 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.34%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (4.73%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.69%) Markit EDM
2 5 (1.69%) thinkFolio
2 5 (1.69%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (1.01%) Eikon
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.68%) IaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.34%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.36%) WAN
2 4 (1.35%) Firewall
2 4 (1.35%) LAN
3 3 (1.01%) Network Security
4 2 (0.68%) DDNS
4 2 (0.68%) DNS
4 2 (0.68%) Internet
4 2 (0.68%) VoIP
5 1 (0.34%) HTTP
5 1 (0.34%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.34%) Skype
5 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.11%) Relational Database
1 24 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.03%) GIS
4 6 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.69%) HDInsight
5 5 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.69%) Pentaho
5 5 (1.69%) PowerCenter
5 5 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.35%) DB2
7 3 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.68%) Big Data
9 1 (0.34%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (4.73%) JIRA
2 5 (1.69%) ERwin
2 5 (1.69%) PowerDesigner
3 4 (1.35%) Maven
4 3 (1.01%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.01%) Gradle
4 3 (1.01%) JBehave
4 3 (1.01%) Selenium
5 2 (0.68%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.68%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.68%) JDeveloper
5 2 (0.68%) Subversion
5 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.34%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.34%) JProfiler
6 1 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.34%) Toad
General
1 114 (38.51%) Finance
2 71 (23.99%) Banking
3 24 (8.11%) Retail
4 20 (6.76%) Retail Banking
5 5 (1.69%) Law
6 3 (1.01%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.01%) Publishing
7 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.34%) Advertising
8 1 (0.34%) German Language
8 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (12.16%) JPA
1 36 (12.16%) JSF
2 35 (11.82%) Hibernate
3 33 (11.15%) Apache CXF
4 26 (8.78%) Drools
5 23 (7.77%) RichFaces
6 19 (6.42%) Middleware
7 16 (5.41%) Web Services
8 12 (4.05%) .NET
9 11 (3.72%) REST
10 6 (2.03%) PostGIS
10 6 (2.03%) XML
11 5 (1.69%) Apache OpenJPA
11 5 (1.69%) HTML
11 5 (1.69%) LINQ to SQL
11 5 (1.69%) Spring
12 4 (1.35%) IBM Integration Bus
12 4 (1.35%) Java EE
12 4 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
13 3 (1.01%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.39%) Management Information System
1 13 (4.39%) User Experience
2 12 (4.05%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.04%) Visualisation
5 8 (2.70%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.35%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.35%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.35%) Ontologies
7 4 (1.35%) Taxonomies
7 4 (1.35%) VSAM
8 2 (0.68%) Replication
9 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.34%) DataPower
9 1 (0.34%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.34%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.08%) Unix
2 16 (5.41%) Linux
3 14 (4.73%) AIX
4 12 (4.05%) Windows
5 10 (3.38%) Solaris
6 7 (2.36%) HPUX
7 6 (2.03%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.34%) Android
8 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (20.27%) Data Modelling
1 60 (20.27%) SOA
2 45 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (15.20%) TOGAF
3 43 (14.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 43 (14.53%) UML
4 38 (12.84%) OO
5 37 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
6 36 (12.16%) Use Case
7 34 (11.49%) Enterprise Architecture
8 30 (10.14%) BPMN
9 26 (8.78%) Migration
10 22 (7.43%) ETL
10 22 (7.43%) Scrum
11 21 (7.09%) Data Architecture
12 20 (6.76%) Asset Management
13 16 (5.41%) Microservices
14 15 (5.07%) Mentoring
14 15 (5.07%) Software Testing
15 14 (4.73%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 63 (21.28%) Java
2 16 (5.41%) SQL
3 7 (2.36%) Python
4 6 (2.03%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.01%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.68%) C#
6 2 (0.68%) C++
6 2 (0.68%) XPath
7 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.34%) VB
7 1 (0.34%) VB6
7 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.35%) Degree
3 3 (1.01%) ISEB
4 1 (0.34%) CISSP
4 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.39%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.36%) MiFID
3 5 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.01%) QA
5 2 (0.68%) COBIT
6 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.04%) Docker
2 2 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.34%) RACF
3 1 (0.34%) Varnish
3 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) Ansible
2 1 (0.34%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.34%) Proventia
2 1 (0.34%) Puppet
2 1 (0.34%) QRadar
2 1 (0.34%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 58 (19.59%) Oracle
2 34 (11.49%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.74%) IBM
4 9 (3.04%) Pega
5 8 (2.70%) Adobe
5 8 (2.70%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.36%) NetApp
7 6 (2.03%) Sybase
8 5 (1.69%) Bloomberg
8 5 (1.69%) Informatica
9 4 (1.35%) Ab Initio
9 4 (1.35%) CA
9 4 (1.35%) HP
9 4 (1.35%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.01%) Cisco
10 3 (1.01%) Cognos
10 3 (1.01%) FactSet
10 3 (1.01%) Google
10 3 (1.01%) OpenText
11 2 (0.68%) iRise
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