The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 54 24 57
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 17 78 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.86% 5.18% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 5.41% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 30 13
Median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £443 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.30%
Solutions 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
882 1441 1396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.60% 95.68% 96.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 708 755
Median daily rate £400 £395 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £269 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 16
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.02 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.71 £12.77 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £41.50 £24.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Solutions Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 11 (42.31%) Banking
2 9 (34.62%) Finance
3 6 (23.08%) Data Modelling
4 5 (19.23%) ETL
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) Retail
5 4 (15.38%) Data Architecture
5 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
5 4 (15.38%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (15.38%) Data Mapping
5 4 (15.38%) Teradata
6 3 (11.54%) Information Security
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (11.54%) Retail Banking
6 3 (11.54%) UML
6 3 (11.54%) SOA
6 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (11.54%) Middleware
7 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
7 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.69%) .NET
7 2 (7.69%) SAS
7 2 (7.69%) LAN
7 2 (7.69%) OO
7 2 (7.69%) JBoss
7 2 (7.69%) C#
7 2 (7.69%) HTML
7 2 (7.69%) Java

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) JBoss
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (7.69%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) CICS
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (42.31%) Banking
2 9 (34.62%) Finance
3 5 (19.23%) Retail
4 3 (11.54%) Retail Banking
5 2 (7.69%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Middleware
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) Apache CXF
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (7.69%) CSS
2 2 (7.69%) Drools
2 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) JPA
2 2 (7.69%) JSF
2 2 (7.69%) JSON
2 2 (7.69%) RichFaces
2 2 (7.69%) SOAP
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (3.85%) MSMQ
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Data Modelling
2 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) ETL
3 4 (15.38%) Data Architecture
3 4 (15.38%) Data Mapping
3 4 (15.38%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (11.54%) Information Security
4 3 (11.54%) SOA
4 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.54%) UML
5 2 (7.69%) BPMN
5 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.69%) Kanban
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) OO
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) TDD
5 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C#
1 2 (7.69%) Java
1 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) R
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Teradata
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft