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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Architect
Rank 83 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 10 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.70% 0.44% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.46% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Average daily rate £500 £538 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £508 £515
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £513
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -7.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.25 -
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
1362 1306 1120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.98% 96.10% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 713 561
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.02 £22.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.46% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £47.50 £95.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 2016.

Data Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 21 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 18 (51.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (48.57%) TOGAF
4 16 (45.71%) Enterprise Architecture
5 15 (42.86%) Data Architecture
6 11 (31.43%) Finance
7 9 (25.71%) Zachman Framework
8 8 (22.86%) Data Management
8 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
8 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (20.00%) Scrum
9 7 (20.00%) Oracle
9 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (20.00%) Banking
9 7 (20.00%) Visualisation
9 7 (20.00%) Information Architecture
9 7 (20.00%) User Experience
10 5 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
10 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
10 5 (14.29%) Pentaho
10 5 (14.29%) Sybase
10 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
10 5 (14.29%) Project Management
10 5 (14.29%) PowerDesigner
11 4 (11.43%) ERwin
12 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
12 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
12 3 (8.57%) Data Governance
12 3 (8.57%) Physical Data Model
13 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (2.86%) SAS
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Pentaho
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) Big Data
3 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.86%) Data Mart
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) PowerDesigner
2 4 (11.43%) ERwin
3 1 (2.86%) Toad
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Middleware
1 1 (2.86%) REST
1 1 (2.86%) SOAP
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
1 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
2 7 (20.00%) User Experience
2 7 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) AIX
1 1 (2.86%) HPUX
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
1 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 18 (51.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (48.57%) TOGAF
4 16 (45.71%) Enterprise Architecture
5 15 (42.86%) Data Architecture
6 9 (25.71%) Zachman Framework
7 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (22.86%) Data Management
8 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (20.00%) Information Architecture
8 7 (20.00%) Scrum
9 5 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
9 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 5 (14.29%) Project Management
10 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
10 3 (8.57%) Data Governance
10 3 (8.57%) Physical Data Model
11 2 (5.71%) BDD
11 2 (5.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) Sybase
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
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