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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Architect
Rank 57 85 73
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 22 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.13% 0.41% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 0.43% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 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 £410 £550 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
1000 1632 1145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.81% 95.44% 96.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 865 657
Median daily rate £400 £388 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 18
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £11.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £30.89 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
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 25 September 2016.

Data Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 43 (65.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (48.48%) Information Architecture
4 31 (46.97%) Domain-Driven Design
5 27 (40.91%) Data Modelling
6 25 (37.88%) Finance
6 25 (37.88%) Data Architecture
7 22 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 22 (33.33%) TOGAF
8 20 (30.30%) Scrum
8 20 (30.30%) ETL
8 20 (30.30%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (30.30%) Spatial Data
9 18 (27.27%) PostGIS
10 17 (25.76%) Dimensional Modelling
10 17 (25.76%) GIS
11 16 (24.24%) Teradata
12 14 (21.21%) ESRI
13 13 (19.70%) Degree
14 9 (13.64%) Data Mapping
15 8 (12.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 6 (9.09%) Migration
16 6 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
16 6 (9.09%) Physical Data Model
17 5 (7.58%) User Experience
17 5 (7.58%) Product Management
18 4 (6.06%) Big Data
18 4 (6.06%) Software Testing
18 4 (6.06%) Hadoop
18 4 (6.06%) BDD

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 (4.55%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (30.30%) Data Warehouse
1 20 (30.30%) Spatial Data
2 17 (25.76%) GIS
3 8 (12.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.06%) Big Data
4 4 (6.06%) Hadoop
4 4 (6.06%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.55%) Data Mart
6 2 (3.03%) SAS EBI
7 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.52%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
General
1 25 (37.88%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Law
3 3 (4.55%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.27%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) User Experience
2 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.03%) 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 43 (65.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (48.48%) Information Architecture
4 31 (46.97%) Domain-Driven Design
5 27 (40.91%) Data Modelling
6 25 (37.88%) Data Architecture
7 22 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 22 (33.33%) TOGAF
8 20 (30.30%) ETL
8 20 (30.30%) Scrum
9 17 (25.76%) Dimensional Modelling
10 9 (13.64%) Data Mapping
11 6 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
11 6 (9.09%) Migration
11 6 (9.09%) Physical Data Model
12 5 (7.58%) Product Management
13 4 (6.06%) BDD
13 4 (6.06%) Software Testing
14 3 (4.55%) Data Management
14 3 (4.55%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Teradata
2 14 (21.21%) ESRI
3 3 (4.55%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.03%) Informatica