The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title 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
Architect
Rank 37 50 57
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 35 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.02% 2.30% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.26% 2.46% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 11
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £302 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £453 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.50%
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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
821 651 914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.26% 93.67% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 361 464
Average daily rate £375 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 17
Average hourly rate £26.83 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.09% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £24.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited 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 Architect in their job title.

1 18 (23.38%) Finance
1 18 (23.38%) TOGAF
2 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
3 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (16.88%) Waterfall
4 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 12 (15.58%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 10 (12.99%) Software Testing
7 9 (11.69%) Supplier Management
8 8 (10.39%) Data Modelling
8 8 (10.39%) Network Security
9 7 (9.09%) LAN
9 7 (9.09%) WAN
9 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 7 (9.09%) Firewall
10 6 (7.79%) Thin Client
10 6 (7.79%) Fat Client
10 6 (7.79%) Zachman Framework
11 5 (6.49%) Security Architecture
11 5 (6.49%) Test Scripting
11 5 (6.49%) BPMN
11 5 (6.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (6.49%) Degree
11 5 (6.49%) Data Analysis
11 5 (6.49%) Programme Management
11 5 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (6.49%) Process Management
11 5 (6.49%) CCIE

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.30%) SAS
2 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.30%) JBoss
2 1 (1.30%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) SaaS
1 2 (2.60%) PaaS
1 2 (2.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) Network Security
2 7 (9.09%) LAN
2 7 (9.09%) WAN
2 7 (9.09%) Firewall
3 5 (6.49%) VPN
4 2 (2.60%) WLAN
4 2 (2.60%) Internet
5 1 (1.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (5.19%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) TestDirector
General
1 18 (23.38%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) Middleware
2 2 (2.60%) Spring
3 1 (1.30%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.30%) JSP
3 1 (1.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Thin Client
1 6 (7.79%) Fat Client
2 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.30%) User Experience
3 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.30%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.30%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) UNIX
1 3 (3.90%) Linux
2 2 (2.60%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) Solaris
2 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.38%) TOGAF
2 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.88%) Waterfall
3 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 12 (15.58%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (12.99%) Software Testing
6 9 (11.69%) Supplier Management
7 8 (10.39%) Data Modelling
8 6 (7.79%) Zachman Framework
9 5 (6.49%) Security Architecture
9 5 (6.49%) Test Scripting
9 5 (6.49%) BPMN
9 5 (6.49%) Data Analysis
9 5 (6.49%) Programme Management
9 5 (6.49%) Process Management
10 4 (5.19%) Risk Management
10 4 (5.19%) Migration
10 4 (5.19%) Data Management
10 4 (5.19%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.30%) Java
1 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.49%) Degree
3 5 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.49%) CCIE
4 2 (2.60%) CCNP
5 1 (1.30%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.30%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.49%) Cisco
3 4 (5.19%) Varonis
3 4 (5.19%) F5
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle
5 1 (1.30%) VMware
5 1 (1.30%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.30%) Symantec
5 1 (1.30%) Dell
5 1 (1.30%) EMC
5 1 (1.30%) Citrix
5 1 (1.30%) Avaya
5 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.30%) IBM
5 1 (1.30%) Business Objects
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