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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 69 73 58
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 26 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.03% 1.21% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 1.27% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 16
Median daily rate £481 £525 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.83 £59.50 £51.29
% change year-on-year
-26.34% +16.01%
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
1228 1493 1209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.94% 94.91% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 763 699
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 26
Median hourly rate £42.50 £19.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.77% +6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 2016.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 35 (45.45%) Banking
2 32 (41.56%) Finance
3 23 (29.87%) Oracle
3 23 (29.87%) SOA
4 21 (27.27%) Data Modelling
5 18 (23.38%) Java
5 18 (23.38%) TOGAF
6 17 (22.08%) UML
6 17 (22.08%) OO
7 16 (20.78%) JBoss
8 14 (18.18%) Retail
9 13 (16.88%) JPA
9 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (15.58%) Relational Database
10 12 (15.58%) Logical Data Model
10 12 (15.58%) Use Case
10 12 (15.58%) Retail Banking
10 12 (15.58%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (15.58%) Migration
11 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 11 (14.29%) ETL
11 11 (14.29%) Data Architecture
12 10 (12.99%) Zachman Framework
12 10 (12.99%) .NET
12 10 (12.99%) Apache CXF
13 9 (11.69%) JSF
13 9 (11.69%) Enterprise Architecture
13 9 (11.69%) Hibernate
14 8 (10.39%) Drools
14 8 (10.39%) Data Mapping

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 16 (20.78%) JBoss
2 5 (6.49%) CMS
2 5 (6.49%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.60%) SAS
3 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.30%) Apache
4 1 (1.30%) Captiva
4 1 (1.30%) FileNet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Firewall
1 1 (1.30%) Internet
1 1 (1.30%) LAN
1 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) Data Warehouse
1 12 (15.58%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.30%) MySQL
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) NUnit
2 1 (1.30%) JProfiler
General
1 35 (45.45%) Banking
2 32 (41.56%) Finance
3 14 (18.18%) Retail
4 12 (15.58%) Retail Banking
5 6 (7.79%) Law
6 3 (3.90%) German Language
7 1 (1.30%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.88%) JPA
2 10 (12.99%) .NET
2 10 (12.99%) Apache CXF
3 9 (11.69%) Hibernate
3 9 (11.69%) JSF
4 8 (10.39%) Drools
5 7 (9.09%) Middleware
6 6 (7.79%) Web Services
7 5 (6.49%) .NET Framework
7 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET
7 5 (6.49%) Java EE
7 5 (6.49%) RichFaces
8 2 (2.60%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (2.60%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (2.60%) XML
9 1 (1.30%) EJB
9 1 (1.30%) J2EE
9 1 (1.30%) JSP
9 1 (1.30%) REST
9 1 (1.30%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) iPad
3 4 (5.19%) Credit Risk
4 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) BYOD
5 1 (1.30%) CMDB
5 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Windows
2 3 (3.90%) Solaris
3 2 (2.60%) Linux
4 1 (1.30%) AIX
4 1 (1.30%) HPUX
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.87%) SOA
2 21 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 18 (23.38%) TOGAF
4 17 (22.08%) OO
4 17 (22.08%) UML
5 12 (15.58%) Logical Data Model
5 12 (15.58%) Migration
5 12 (15.58%) Use Case
6 11 (14.29%) Data Architecture
6 11 (14.29%) ETL
7 10 (12.99%) Zachman Framework
8 9 (11.69%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (10.39%) Data Mapping
9 8 (10.39%) Dimensional Modelling
9 8 (10.39%) Wireframes
10 7 (9.09%) BPMN
11 6 (7.79%) Data Migration
11 6 (7.79%) E-Commerce
12 5 (6.49%) MVC
12 5 (6.49%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.38%) Java
2 7 (9.09%) C#
3 5 (6.49%) VB.NET
4 4 (5.19%) SQL
5 3 (3.90%) C++
6 2 (2.60%) VBA
7 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.30%) VB
7 1 (1.30%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) COBIT
1 4 (5.19%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (29.87%) Oracle
2 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.09%) IBM
4 6 (7.79%) Sitecore
4 6 (7.79%) Teradata
5 2 (2.60%) Cognizant
5 2 (2.60%) Sybase
5 2 (2.60%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.30%) Avaya
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco
6 1 (1.30%) Informatica
6 1 (1.30%) SAP
6 1 (1.30%) VMware
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