The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Technical 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
Technical Architect
Rank 80 86 88
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 15 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.17% 0.38% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.40% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £478 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.22% -14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £489 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.30% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 - £71.00
Technical 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%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Technical 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 Technical Architect in the job title.

1 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.82%) MS Excel
4 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (18.18%) Finance
7 7 (15.91%) Scrum
7 7 (15.91%) Oracle
8 6 (13.64%) ETL
8 6 (13.64%) TOGAF
8 6 (13.64%) Data Quality
8 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
8 6 (13.64%) Data Centre
8 6 (13.64%) Spatial Data
9 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (11.36%) Data Governance
9 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database
9 5 (11.36%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (11.36%) Kanban
9 5 (11.36%) Product Management
9 5 (11.36%) TDD
9 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (11.36%) .NET
10 4 (9.09%) AIX
10 4 (9.09%) HPUX
10 4 (9.09%) Solaris

Technical 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 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (31.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) LAN
1 2 (4.55%) Network Security
1 2 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) Spatial Data
3 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (9.09%) HDInsight
5 3 (6.82%) GIS
5 3 (6.82%) OLTP
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) .NET
2 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 4 (9.09%) Entity Framework
3 3 (6.82%) Web Services
4 2 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.36%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.55%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.27%) BYOD
4 1 (2.27%) CMDB
4 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) PKI
4 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) AIX
1 4 (9.09%) HPUX
1 4 (9.09%) Solaris
2 3 (6.82%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.91%) Scrum
3 6 (13.64%) ETL
3 6 (13.64%) TOGAF
4 5 (11.36%) Data Governance
4 5 (11.36%) Kanban
4 5 (11.36%) Product Management
4 5 (11.36%) TDD
5 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (9.09%) Microservices
5 4 (9.09%) Migration
5 4 (9.09%) MVC
5 4 (9.09%) Open Source
5 4 (9.09%) SOA
6 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.55%) Service Management
7 2 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) C#
1 4 (9.09%) Java
2 3 (6.82%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) HP
3 1 (2.27%) VMware