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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architect
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 54 67 73
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 17 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.04% 1.75% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 1.83% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 10
Median daily rate £500 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £505 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £503 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50

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
795 1314 1271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.21% 95.77% 96.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 666 658
Median daily rate £375 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 20
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.02 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.44% +18.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 24 January 2017, 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 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Scrum
3 6 (22.22%) Web Services
3 6 (22.22%) Java
3 6 (22.22%) Web Development
3 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 6 (22.22%) Spatial Data
4 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
4 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
4 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (18.52%) Finance
5 4 (14.81%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (14.81%) GIS
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (11.11%) Microservices
6 3 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (11.11%) Physical Data Model
6 3 (11.11%) Flyway
6 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
6 3 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 3 (11.11%) Data Governance
6 3 (11.11%) PostGIS
6 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
6 3 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.11%) Kanban
6 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling

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:

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
1 2 (7.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Spatial Data
2 4 (14.81%) GIS
3 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (11.11%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Flyway
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
1 6 (22.22%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Public Cloud
3 2 (7.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Unix
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Scrum
3 6 (22.22%) Web Development
4 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
5 4 (14.81%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (11.11%) Case Management
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.11%) Data Governance
6 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 3 (11.11%) Document Management
6 3 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (11.11%) Kanban
6 3 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (11.11%) Microservices
6 3 (11.11%) Physical Data Model
6 3 (11.11%) SOA
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.11%) TDD
6 3 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat