The table below looks at the statistics for Data Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Architecture
Rank 80 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 8 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.55% 0.98% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 1.37% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £488 £500
% change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £30.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+19.67% -15.27%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1091 874 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.47% 71.46% 66.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 469 285
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 12
Average hourly rate £25.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.78 £4.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.55 £137.10 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Data Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Architecture across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Data Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Architecture across the Edinburgh region.

Data Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Data Architecture also 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 that cited Data Architecture.

1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Data Modelling
2 9 (56.25%) Data Management
3 8 (50.00%) Banking
4 7 (43.75%) Migration
5 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (31.25%) Master Data Management
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (25.00%) Teradata
6 4 (25.00%) Reference Data
6 4 (25.00%) ETL
6 4 (25.00%) DB2
6 4 (25.00%) Informatica
7 3 (18.75%) SPSS
7 3 (18.75%) OLAP
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 3 (18.75%) Sybase
7 3 (18.75%) CRM
7 3 (18.75%) Cognos
7 3 (18.75%) SAS
7 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (18.75%) Information Architecture
7 3 (18.75%) Social Media
7 3 (18.75%) Information Management
7 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
7 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (18.75%) Data Security

Data Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Data Architecture also 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 that cited Data Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) SAS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) CICS
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SMS
1 1 (6.25%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (25.00%) DB2
3 3 (18.75%) OLAP
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (18.75%) Big Data
4 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.25%) SAP HANA
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) ERwin
2 1 (6.25%) PowerDesigner
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Architect
2 9 (56.25%) Data Architect
3 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Chief Technology Officer
6 1 (6.25%) DBA
6 1 (6.25%) Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Data Modeller
6 1 (6.25%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (25.00%) Reference Data
2 3 (18.75%) Social Media
3 2 (12.50%) Replication
4 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Data Modelling
1 9 (56.25%) Data Management
2 7 (43.75%) Migration
3 5 (31.25%) Master Data Management
4 4 (25.00%) ETL
5 3 (18.75%) CRM
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) Information Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Information Management
5 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
5 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (18.75%) Data Security
5 3 (18.75%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (18.75%) Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Database Tuning
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Teradata
1 4 (25.00%) Informatica
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Sybase
2 3 (18.75%) Cognos
3 2 (12.50%) SAP