The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 17 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 143 94 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.43% 6.49% 8.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.88% 6.81% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 43 66
Median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.91 £42.00 £41.03
% change year-on-year
+14.07% +2.37%
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
1448 1381 1210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.45% 95.37% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 774 683
Median daily rate £400 £370 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 34
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Architect in the job title.

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 3 May 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 96 (33.45%) Finance
2 72 (25.09%) Oracle
3 70 (24.39%) Banking
4 68 (23.69%) Java
5 64 (22.30%) SOA
6 59 (20.56%) TOGAF
7 52 (18.12%) Data Modelling
8 50 (17.42%) Microsoft
9 49 (17.07%) UML
10 46 (16.03%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (14.98%) OO
12 42 (14.63%) JBoss
13 40 (13.94%) Use Case
13 40 (13.94%) JPA
14 39 (13.59%) JSF
14 39 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
15 37 (12.89%) Hibernate
15 37 (12.89%) Logical Data Model
16 36 (12.54%) Apache CXF
17 34 (11.85%) BPMN
18 31 (10.80%) Migration
19 30 (10.45%) Enterprise Architecture
20 29 (10.10%) Drools
20 29 (10.10%) Relational Database
21 26 (9.06%) Microsoft Azure
21 26 (9.06%) SQL Server
21 26 (9.06%) MS Excel
22 25 (8.71%) Middleware
22 25 (8.71%) RichFaces
23 22 (7.67%) Linux

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (14.63%) JBoss
2 17 (5.92%) WebSphere
3 13 (4.53%) CMS
4 4 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.05%) Alfresco
5 3 (1.05%) ArcGIS
5 3 (1.05%) GeoServer
5 3 (1.05%) SAS
6 2 (0.70%) Apache
6 2 (0.70%) LiveLink
6 2 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.70%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.35%) Captiva
7 1 (0.35%) FileNet
7 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (9.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (5.23%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.70%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.70%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.70%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.35%) Eikon
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.09%) PaaS
4 2 (0.70%) IaaS
5 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.14%) WAN
2 6 (2.09%) LAN
3 4 (1.39%) Network Security
4 3 (1.05%) Firewall
4 3 (1.05%) Internet
4 3 (1.05%) VoIP
5 2 (0.70%) DDNS
5 2 (0.70%) DNS
5 2 (0.70%) Skype
6 1 (0.35%) SAN
6 1 (0.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.10%) Relational Database
2 26 (9.06%) SQL Server
3 16 (5.57%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.48%) GIS
5 9 (3.14%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 7 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.09%) HDInsight
8 3 (1.05%) Data Mart
8 3 (1.05%) OLTP
8 3 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.70%) DB2
9 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.70%) Pentaho
9 2 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.70%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (3.14%) JIRA
2 5 (1.74%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.39%) Maven
3 4 (1.39%) MSBuild
3 4 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (1.39%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.05%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.05%) Gradle
4 3 (1.05%) JBehave
4 3 (1.05%) Selenium
5 2 (0.70%) ERwin
5 2 (0.70%) NUnit
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.70%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (0.35%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.35%) JProfiler
6 1 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.35%) Subversion
General
1 96 (33.45%) Finance
2 70 (24.39%) Banking
3 22 (7.67%) Retail
4 21 (7.32%) Retail Banking
5 9 (3.14%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.09%) Legal
7 5 (1.74%) Law
8 3 (1.05%) German Language
8 3 (1.05%) Publishing
9 1 (0.35%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Front Office
9 1 (0.35%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (13.94%) JPA
2 39 (13.59%) JSF
3 37 (12.89%) Hibernate
4 36 (12.54%) Apache CXF
5 29 (10.10%) Drools
6 25 (8.71%) Middleware
6 25 (8.71%) RichFaces
7 16 (5.57%) .NET
8 15 (5.23%) Web Services
9 12 (4.18%) REST
10 9 (3.14%) PostGIS
11 7 (2.44%) ASP.NET
12 6 (2.09%) .NET Framework
12 6 (2.09%) Apache OpenJPA
12 6 (2.09%) Java EE
13 4 (1.39%) Entity Framework
13 4 (1.39%) Spring
14 3 (1.05%) AngularJS
14 3 (1.05%) Leaflet
14 3 (1.05%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.32%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.53%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.79%) Hedge funds
5 6 (2.09%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (2.09%) User Experience
6 5 (1.74%) Credit Risk
6 5 (1.74%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.39%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.39%) Ontologies
7 4 (1.39%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.05%) PKI
9 2 (0.70%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.70%) iPad
9 2 (0.70%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.70%) Replication
10 1 (0.35%) BYOD
10 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.67%) Linux
2 16 (5.57%) AIX
3 15 (5.23%) Solaris
3 15 (5.23%) Windows
4 13 (4.53%) HPUX
5 8 (2.79%) Unix
6 4 (1.39%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.70%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.70%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.35%) Android
8 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (22.30%) SOA
2 59 (20.56%) TOGAF
3 52 (18.12%) Data Modelling
4 49 (17.07%) UML
5 46 (16.03%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (14.98%) OO
7 40 (13.94%) Use Case
8 39 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 37 (12.89%) Logical Data Model
10 34 (11.85%) BPMN
11 31 (10.80%) Migration
12 30 (10.45%) Enterprise Architecture
13 22 (7.67%) Zachman Framework
14 21 (7.32%) Data Architecture
15 20 (6.97%) ETL
16 18 (6.27%) Open Source
17 15 (5.23%) Scrum
18 14 (4.88%) Identity Access Management
18 14 (4.88%) ITIL
18 14 (4.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 68 (23.69%) Java
2 21 (7.32%) SQL
3 12 (4.18%) Python
4 9 (3.14%) C#
5 7 (2.44%) C++
5 7 (2.44%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.74%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.39%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.39%) Bourne shell
7 4 (1.39%) Korn
7 4 (1.39%) Perl
7 4 (1.39%) Ruby
8 3 (1.05%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.70%) PHP
9 2 (0.70%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.70%) VBA
10 1 (0.35%) VB
10 1 (0.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (3.48%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.74%) ISEB
3 4 (1.39%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.35%) CISSP
4 1 (0.35%) CLAS
4 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.53%) Data Quality
2 12 (4.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.83%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (2.44%) QA
5 4 (1.39%) COBIT
5 4 (1.39%) MiFID
6 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (5.23%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.18%) RACF
3 8 (2.79%) Docker
4 3 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (4.18%) CA Single Sign-On
2 6 (2.09%) Ansible
3 5 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.74%) Puppet
4 1 (0.35%) Proventia
4 1 (0.35%) QRadar
4 1 (0.35%) SCCM
4 1 (0.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 72 (25.09%) Oracle
2 50 (17.42%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.88%) IBM
4 13 (4.53%) CA
5 9 (3.14%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.74%) ESRI
6 5 (1.74%) Pega
7 4 (1.39%) Adobe
7 4 (1.39%) Cisco
7 4 (1.39%) Cyber-Ark
7 4 (1.39%) Splunk
7 4 (1.39%) Sybase
7 4 (1.39%) Teradata
8 3 (1.05%) HP
8 3 (1.05%) OpenText
8 3 (1.05%) VMware
9 2 (0.70%) EMC
9 2 (0.70%) Google
9 2 (0.70%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.70%) TIBCO
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