The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Data Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Architect
Rank 52 85 78
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 44 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.32% 0.070% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.48% 0.073% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 1 5
Median daily rate £500 £475 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -17.39%
UK excluding London median daily rate £494 £513 £500
% change year-on-year
-3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.80 -
Data 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
1266 1367 1246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.55% 95.13% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 721 741
Median daily rate £400 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 35
Median hourly rate £29.16 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.78% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.60 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Data Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Data Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Data Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Architect across the Edinburgh region.

Data Architect Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Data 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 Data Architect in the job title.

1 34 (59.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 29 (50.88%) Data Modelling
3 28 (49.12%) Finance
4 26 (45.61%) Data Architecture
5 24 (42.11%) ETL
5 24 (42.11%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (38.60%) Domain-Driven Design
6 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (36.84%) TOGAF
8 20 (35.09%) Information Architecture
9 19 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
10 17 (29.82%) Spatial Data
11 16 (28.07%) Teradata
12 15 (26.32%) Dimensional Modelling
12 15 (26.32%) PostGIS
13 14 (24.56%) GIS
14 12 (21.05%) ESRI
15 11 (19.30%) Migration
16 10 (17.54%) Scrum
17 9 (15.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
18 8 (14.04%) Banking
19 7 (12.28%) Data Mapping
19 7 (12.28%) Data Quality
20 5 (8.77%) User Experience
20 5 (8.77%) Data Migration
20 5 (8.77%) Product Management
20 5 (8.77%) Retail
20 5 (8.77%) Data Management
20 5 (8.77%) Data Mart
21 4 (7.02%) Supplier Management

Data 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 4 (7.02%) SAS
2 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.11%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (29.82%) Spatial Data
3 14 (24.56%) GIS
4 9 (15.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 5 (8.77%) Data Mart
6 4 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
8 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.75%) Big Data
9 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.75%) PowerCenter
9 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.75%) Star Schema
General
1 28 (49.12%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Banking
3 5 (8.77%) Retail
4 4 (7.02%) Law
4 4 (7.02%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.32%) PostGIS
2 3 (5.26%) Middleware
3 2 (3.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) User Experience
2 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.26%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) AIX
1 4 (7.02%) HPUX
1 4 (7.02%) Solaris
2 3 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (59.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 29 (50.88%) Data Modelling
3 26 (45.61%) Data Architecture
4 24 (42.11%) ETL
5 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (38.60%) Domain-Driven Design
6 21 (36.84%) TOGAF
7 20 (35.09%) Information Architecture
8 19 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 15 (26.32%) Dimensional Modelling
10 11 (19.30%) Migration
11 10 (17.54%) Scrum
12 7 (12.28%) Data Mapping
13 5 (8.77%) Data Management
13 5 (8.77%) Data Migration
13 5 (8.77%) Product Management
14 4 (7.02%) Logical Data Model
14 4 (7.02%) Software Testing
14 4 (7.02%) Supplier Management
14 4 (7.02%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) Java
3 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Teradata
2 12 (21.05%) ESRI
3 4 (7.02%) Informatica
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.75%) HP
5 1 (1.75%) MicroStrategy