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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 79 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.59% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £440 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £473 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1094 869 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.99% 72.78% 70.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 531 267
Average daily rate £375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Technical Architecture
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) MyBatis
2 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) SAS
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Front Office
3 1 (12.50%) Back Office
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Front Office
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Java Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) ERP Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) ERP Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft