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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Architecture
Rank 69 66 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 8 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.67% 0.091% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.13% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.80 -
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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
920 791 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.67% 71.71% 67.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 373 336
Average daily rate £400 £396 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 18
Average hourly rate £15.77 £21.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.49% +24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Architecture across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Data Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Information Management
2 9 (39.13%) Metadata Management
2 9 (39.13%) Data Modelling
3 8 (34.78%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (30.43%) Data Management
4 7 (30.43%) Big Data
4 7 (30.43%) XML
5 4 (17.39%) SAP
5 4 (17.39%) PowerDesigner
5 4 (17.39%) Investment Management
5 4 (17.39%) Asset Management
5 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
6 3 (13.04%) Banking
6 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (13.04%) Taxonomies
6 3 (13.04%) Data Governance
6 3 (13.04%) Information Governance
6 3 (13.04%) ERwin
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
7 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (8.70%) C
7 2 (8.70%) SQL
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
7 2 (8.70%) Scrum
7 2 (8.70%) Replication
7 2 (8.70%) Master Data Management
7 2 (8.70%) Data Quality

Data Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.35%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SMS
1 1 (4.35%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Big Data
2 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
3 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) PowerDesigner
2 3 (13.04%) ERwin
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Architect
2 9 (39.13%) Data Architect
3 8 (34.78%) Information Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Data Modeller
4 2 (8.70%) Chief Technology Officer
5 1 (4.35%) Information Management Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) DBA
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Management Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Taxonomies
2 2 (8.70%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Information Management
1 9 (39.13%) Metadata Management
1 9 (39.13%) Data Modelling
2 8 (34.78%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (30.43%) Data Management
4 4 (17.39%) Investment Management
4 4 (17.39%) Asset Management
5 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (13.04%) Data Governance
5 3 (13.04%) Information Governance
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Master Data Management
6 2 (8.70%) Database Tuning
6 2 (8.70%) Information Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.35%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) SAP
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Teradata
3 1 (4.35%) Informatica