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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Architecture
Rank 82 77 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -21
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 4 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.95% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 1.24% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £525 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +18.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £500
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.80 £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
1139 966 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.44% 76.30% 72.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 573 325
Average daily rate £375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £512 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £18.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £22.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 5 (55.56%) ETL
3 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 3 (33.33%) Big Data
4 3 (33.33%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
5 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
5 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
5 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (22.22%) ERwin
5 2 (22.22%) RAD
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) MS Office
6 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
6 1 (11.11%) Informatica
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio
6 1 (11.11%) Data Management
6 1 (11.11%) Information Management
6 1 (11.11%) Netezza
6 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
6 1 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
6 1 (11.11%) Pega

Data Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (33.33%) Big Data
2 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) ERwin
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Writer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Author
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Author
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ETL
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) RAD
5 1 (11.11%) Data Virtualisation
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Information Management
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
5 1 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Informatica
1 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio
1 1 (11.11%) Netezza
1 1 (11.11%) Pega