The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 87 79 64
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.062% 0.31% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.33% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Lead 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
1498 1209 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.33% 94.16% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 699 449
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 23
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lead Architect in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Lead Architect Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Lead Architect
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Banking
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) Retail
5 2 (33.33%) Retail Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (16.67%) Validation
6 1 (16.67%) DB2
6 1 (16.67%) UNIX
6 1 (16.67%) AIX
6 1 (16.67%) HPUX
6 1 (16.67%) Solaris
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (16.67%) ETL
6 1 (16.67%) Informatica
6 1 (16.67%) PowerCenter
6 1 (16.67%) Middleware

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) PowerCenter
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) AIX
1 1 (16.67%) HPUX
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica