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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Architect
Rank 60 86 67
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 29 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.03% 0.14% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 0.15% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 7
Median daily rate £500 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £468
% change year-on-year
- +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.88 £37.80 -
% change year-on-year
+50.46% -
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
1358 1369 1144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.23% 95.80% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 746 685
Median daily rate £400 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 40
Median hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 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 22 (55.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 19 (47.50%) Finance
4 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 15 (37.50%) TOGAF
6 14 (35.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 14 (35.00%) Data Architecture
6 14 (35.00%) Information Architecture
7 13 (32.50%) ETL
7 13 (32.50%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (27.50%) PostGIS
9 10 (25.00%) GIS
10 9 (22.50%) Migration
10 9 (22.50%) Banking
11 8 (20.00%) ESRI
11 8 (20.00%) Scrum
12 7 (17.50%) Teradata
13 6 (15.00%) Dimensional Modelling
13 6 (15.00%) Data Quality
14 5 (12.50%) User Experience
14 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
14 5 (12.50%) Product Management
15 4 (10.00%) Data Migration
15 4 (10.00%) Data Mart
15 4 (10.00%) Supplier Management
15 4 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (10.00%) Oracle
15 4 (10.00%) AIX
15 4 (10.00%) HPUX

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 3 (7.50%) SAS
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (25.00%) GIS
3 4 (10.00%) Data Mart
3 4 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.50%) Big Data
6 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.50%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) ERwin
General
1 19 (47.50%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) PostGIS
2 3 (7.50%) Middleware
3 2 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 5 (12.50%) User Experience
2 3 (7.50%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) AIX
1 4 (10.00%) HPUX
1 4 (10.00%) Solaris
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 15 (37.50%) TOGAF
5 14 (35.00%) Data Architecture
5 14 (35.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 14 (35.00%) Information Architecture
6 13 (32.50%) ETL
7 9 (22.50%) Migration
8 8 (20.00%) Scrum
9 6 (15.00%) Dimensional Modelling
10 5 (12.50%) Product Management
11 4 (10.00%) Data Migration
11 4 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
11 4 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
11 4 (10.00%) Supplier Management
12 3 (7.50%) BDD
12 3 (7.50%) Data Management
12 3 (7.50%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
1 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) ESRI
2 7 (17.50%) Teradata
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle
4 3 (7.50%) Informatica
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) MicroStrategy