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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Architect
Rank 50 88 78
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 37 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.17% 0.24% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.28% 0.25% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 4
Median daily rate £500 £550 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.55 -
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
1128 1588 1163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.66% 94.92% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 850 644
Median daily rate £400 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 17
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.51 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £30.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 August 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 42 (63.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 32 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (46.97%) Domain-Driven Design
4 30 (45.45%) Information Architecture
5 29 (43.94%) Data Modelling
6 27 (40.91%) Finance
7 25 (37.88%) Data Architecture
8 24 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
8 24 (36.36%) TOGAF
8 24 (36.36%) ETL
9 22 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (30.30%) Spatial Data
11 18 (27.27%) Scrum
11 18 (27.27%) Teradata
11 18 (27.27%) PostGIS
12 17 (25.76%) Dimensional Modelling
12 17 (25.76%) GIS
13 14 (21.21%) ESRI
14 10 (15.15%) Degree
15 9 (13.64%) Data Mapping
15 9 (13.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 7 (10.61%) Migration
17 6 (9.09%) Product Management
17 6 (9.09%) User Experience
18 5 (7.58%) Logical Data Model
18 5 (7.58%) Physical Data Model
18 5 (7.58%) Data Quality
18 5 (7.58%) Data Management
18 5 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
19 4 (6.06%) Law

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 2 (3.03%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (30.30%) Spatial Data
3 17 (25.76%) GIS
4 9 (13.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (6.06%) Big Data
6 4 (6.06%) Data Mart
6 4 (6.06%) Hadoop
6 4 (6.06%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.52%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
General
1 27 (40.91%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Banking
2 4 (6.06%) Law
2 4 (6.06%) Retail
3 2 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.27%) PostGIS
2 2 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) User Experience
2 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) AIX
1 2 (3.03%) HPUX
1 2 (3.03%) Linux
1 2 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (63.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 32 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (46.97%) Domain-Driven Design
4 30 (45.45%) Information Architecture
5 29 (43.94%) Data Modelling
6 25 (37.88%) Data Architecture
7 24 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
7 24 (36.36%) ETL
7 24 (36.36%) TOGAF
8 18 (27.27%) Scrum
9 17 (25.76%) Dimensional Modelling
10 9 (13.64%) Data Mapping
11 7 (10.61%) Migration
12 6 (9.09%) Product Management
13 5 (7.58%) Data Management
13 5 (7.58%) Logical Data Model
13 5 (7.58%) Physical Data Model
14 4 (6.06%) BDD
14 4 (6.06%) Software Testing
14 4 (6.06%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.52%) Java
1 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) Teradata
2 14 (21.21%) ESRI
3 4 (6.06%) Informatica
4 3 (4.55%) Cloudera