The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 58 66 71
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 29 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.06% 1.07% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 1.11% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 2
Average daily rate £450 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £415 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £483
% change year-on-year
- +3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £49.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.23%
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
1352 1258 1142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.95% 95.88% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 685 565
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.02 £24.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £47.50 £95.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (33.33%) ETL
4 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
5 11 (26.19%) Microservices
6 10 (23.81%) Finance
7 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 9 (21.43%) TOGAF
7 9 (21.43%) Scrum
8 8 (19.05%) Migration
8 8 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 7 (16.67%) Oracle
9 7 (16.67%) SOA
9 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (14.29%) Data Quality
11 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
11 5 (11.90%) Data Governance
11 5 (11.90%) Product Management
11 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
11 5 (11.90%) HDInsight
11 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
11 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (9.52%) Kanban

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.76%) JBoss
3 1 (2.38%) Liferay
3 1 (2.38%) SAS
3 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) HDInsight
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.14%) GIS
3 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.38%) OLTP
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
1 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Law
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Middleware
2 3 (7.14%) PostGIS
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.38%) MyBatis
3 1 (2.38%) REST
3 1 (2.38%) Spring
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) AIX
2 2 (4.76%) HPUX
2 2 (4.76%) Solaris
2 2 (4.76%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (33.33%) ETL
3 11 (26.19%) Microservices
4 9 (21.43%) Scrum
4 9 (21.43%) TOGAF
5 8 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (19.05%) Migration
6 7 (16.67%) SOA
6 7 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (11.90%) Data Governance
7 5 (11.90%) Product Management
7 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.52%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (9.52%) Kanban
9 3 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (7.14%) Data Migration
9 3 (7.14%) OOD
9 3 (7.14%) Open Source
10 2 (4.76%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) Java
1 4 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 3 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Ansible
1 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.38%) Red Gate
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