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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Architect
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 72 78 77
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 1 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.12% 0.90% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.94% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Median daily rate £600 £475 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -17.39%
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
802 1385 1283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.58% 95.85% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 711 707
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 16
Median hourly rate £15.28 £15.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.19% -36.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £64.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017, 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 10 (58.82%) Scrum
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (52.94%) Domain-Driven Design
3 8 (47.06%) Information Architecture
3 8 (47.06%) Degree
4 7 (41.18%) Spatial Data
5 6 (35.29%) GIS
5 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
6 5 (29.41%) Data Architecture
7 4 (23.53%) Logical Data Model
7 4 (23.53%) Physical Data Model
8 3 (17.65%) Data Governance
8 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (17.65%) SAS
9 2 (11.76%) Finance
9 2 (11.76%) ETL
9 2 (11.76%) SQL
9 2 (11.76%) Oracle
9 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
9 2 (11.76%) Banking
9 2 (11.76%) Information Security
9 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
9 2 (11.76%) SAS EBI
10 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 1 (5.88%) Regulatory Compliance
10 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
10 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
10 1 (5.88%) Target Operating Model

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 (17.65%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Spatial Data
2 6 (35.29%) GIS
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.76%) SAS EBI
4 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) ERwin
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (58.82%) Scrum
2 9 (52.94%) Domain-Driven Design
2 9 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (47.06%) Information Architecture
4 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
5 5 (29.41%) Data Architecture
6 4 (23.53%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (23.53%) Physical Data Model
7 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (17.65%) Data Governance
8 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
8 2 (11.76%) ETL
8 2 (11.76%) Information Security
8 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
9 1 (5.88%) Analytics
9 1 (5.88%) Data Privacy
9 1 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
9 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle