The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 73 78 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -25
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 8 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.54% 0.39% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.54% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate
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£492 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.81% -2.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1127 926 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.30% 72.57% 70.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 530 253
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £242 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £50.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £18.00 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
3 4 (30.77%) Spring
4 3 (23.08%) SCCM
4 3 (23.08%) SCOM
4 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (23.08%) Replication
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) SAN
4 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
5 2 (15.38%) SAS
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) MS Office
5 2 (15.38%) Apple
5 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (15.38%) Clustering
5 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
5 2 (15.38%) NAS
5 2 (15.38%) iPad
5 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (15.38%) MyBatis
5 2 (15.38%) BYOD
5 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) SAS
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Front Office
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Java Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (7.69%) ERP Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Architect
4 1 (7.69%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) ERP Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Data Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
1 4 (30.77%) Spring
2 2 (15.38%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) iPad
2 2 (15.38%) BYOD
3 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) AIX
1 1 (7.69%) HPUX
1 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
1 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Management
1 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
1 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
1 3 (23.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Apple
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) HP