The table below looks at the statistics for the Data 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 Data Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Architect
Rank 76 81 75
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 18 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.17% 0.35% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.36% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 8
Average daily rate £500 £525 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £485 £468
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £474
% change year-on-year
- +5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
1465 1380 1203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.50% 95.44% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 828 783 669
Average daily rate £400 £373 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% -3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 33
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Data Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Architect in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Architect across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Data Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Data 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 Data Architect in their job title.

1 17 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 17 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (47.06%) TOGAF
3 14 (41.18%) Finance
4 13 (38.24%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (38.24%) Data Architecture
5 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (32.35%) Domain-Driven Design
6 10 (29.41%) Banking
7 9 (26.47%) Information Architecture
8 8 (23.53%) Migration
9 7 (20.59%) Data Management
9 7 (20.59%) Scrum
10 6 (17.65%) Zachman Framework
10 6 (17.65%) GIS
10 6 (17.65%) ETL
10 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (17.65%) Oracle
11 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (14.71%) Product Management
11 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
11 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
11 5 (14.71%) Data Quality
11 5 (14.71%) PostGIS
11 5 (14.71%) User Experience
12 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
12 4 (11.76%) Logical Data Model
12 4 (11.76%) Retail Banking
12 4 (11.76%) Retail
12 4 (11.76%) ESRI

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Data 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 Data Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.82%) SAS
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (17.65%) GIS
2 3 (8.82%) Data Mart
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.88%) Pentaho
3 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) ERwin
1 2 (5.88%) PowerDesigner
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Retail
3 4 (11.76%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) PostGIS
2 3 (8.82%) Middleware
2 3 (8.82%) REST
3 1 (2.94%) SOAP
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
1 5 (14.71%) User Experience
2 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) AIX
1 3 (8.82%) HPUX
1 3 (8.82%) Solaris
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 17 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (47.06%) TOGAF
3 13 (38.24%) Data Architecture
3 13 (38.24%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (32.35%) Domain-Driven Design
5 9 (26.47%) Information Architecture
6 8 (23.53%) Migration
7 7 (20.59%) Data Management
7 7 (20.59%) Scrum
8 6 (17.65%) ETL
8 6 (17.65%) Zachman Framework
9 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
9 5 (14.71%) Product Management
10 4 (11.76%) Logical Data Model
11 3 (8.82%) BDD
11 3 (8.82%) Physical Data Model
11 3 (8.82%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) ESRI
3 2 (5.88%) Informatica
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Sybase
3 2 (5.88%) Teradata
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) MicroStrategy