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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Architect
Rank 77 66 57
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 6 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.43% 0.57% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.62% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate
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£525 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £525 £475
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1310 1131 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.79% 92.10% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 585 276
Average daily rate £380 £390 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 15
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £20.40 £31.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 15 (88.24%) Data Modelling
2 12 (70.59%) Banking
3 10 (58.82%) Data Management
4 8 (47.06%) Data Architecture
4 8 (47.06%) DB2
4 8 (47.06%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) Migration
5 5 (29.41%) ETL
6 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (23.53%) ERwin
6 4 (23.53%) Informatica
7 3 (17.65%) SPSS
7 3 (17.65%) CRM
7 3 (17.65%) Cognos
7 3 (17.65%) OLAP
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 3 (17.65%) Sybase
7 3 (17.65%) SAS
7 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (17.65%) Data Security
7 3 (17.65%) Teradata
7 3 (17.65%) Information Management
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (17.65%) Information Architecture
7 3 (17.65%) Social Media
7 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
7 3 (17.65%) Reference Data
7 3 (17.65%) Big Data
7 3 (17.65%) Analytics

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (17.65%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) DB2
2 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (17.65%) OLAP
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (17.65%) Big Data
4 1 (5.88%) SAP BW
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.88%) SAP HANA
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) ERwin
General
1 12 (70.59%) Banking
2 8 (47.06%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Social Media
1 3 (17.65%) Reference Data
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Data Modelling
2 10 (58.82%) Data Management
3 8 (47.06%) Data Architecture
4 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 5 (29.41%) ETL
5 3 (17.65%) CRM
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) Data Security
5 3 (17.65%) Information Management
5 3 (17.65%) Information Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
5 3 (17.65%) Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Master Data Management
6 2 (11.76%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.88%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Informatica
2 3 (17.65%) Cognos
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Sybase
2 3 (17.65%) Teradata
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Veritas
4 1 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) Veeam