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 18 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Architect
Rank 72 59 58
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 5 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.42% 1.27% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 1.37% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1129 1022 993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.00% 92.74% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 453 452
Average daily rate £396 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 29
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.25 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £31.05 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 2014.

Data Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 11 (91.67%) Data Modelling
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (41.67%) ETL
3 5 (41.67%) Data Architecture
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) PowerDesigner
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (25.00%) JSON
5 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) ERwin
7 1 (8.33%) User Experience
7 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
7 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
7 1 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
7 1 (8.33%) Inmon Methodology
7 1 (8.33%) Web Services
7 1 (8.33%) Informatica
7 1 (8.33%) Data Management
7 1 (8.33%) Zachman Framework

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (16.67%) ERwin
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) XML
1 3 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Data Modelling
2 5 (41.67%) ETL
2 5 (41.67%) Data Architecture
3 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
5 1 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) Inmon Methodology
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Informatica
1 1 (8.33%) Teradata