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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 29 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 40 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.25% 4.31% 3.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.58% 4.53% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 15
Average daily rate
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£633 £400 £436
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.12% -8.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £314 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £515 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
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
717 618 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.09% 95.08% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 324 355
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £201 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 18
Average hourly rate £18.50 £11.00 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £9.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.30 £22.27
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 25 (45.45%) Java
2 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (30.91%) MongoDB
3 17 (30.91%) NoSQL
4 16 (29.09%) Ruby
4 16 (29.09%) MySQL
5 15 (27.27%) Ruby on Rails
5 15 (27.27%) Django
5 15 (27.27%) Scala
6 13 (23.64%) Software Architecture
7 12 (21.82%) Mentoring
8 11 (20.00%) Scrum
8 11 (20.00%) Finance
9 10 (18.18%) TDD
9 10 (18.18%) Kanban
9 10 (18.18%) User Experience
10 9 (16.36%) Oracle
10 9 (16.36%) Line Management
11 8 (14.55%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (14.55%) Play Framework
11 8 (14.55%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
12 7 (12.73%) Product Management
12 7 (12.73%) REST
12 7 (12.73%) User Stories
12 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
13 6 (10.91%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (10.91%) Technical Architecture
14 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
14 5 (9.09%) SQL

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 1 (1.82%) JBoss
1 1 (1.82%) Alfresco
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) LDAP
1 1 (1.82%) ATM
1 1 (1.82%) LAN
1 1 (1.82%) WAN
1 1 (1.82%) DNS
1 1 (1.82%) X.500
1 1 (1.82%) Firewall
1 1 (1.82%) Network Security
1 1 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) MongoDB
1 17 (30.91%) NoSQL
2 16 (29.09%) MySQL
3 8 (14.55%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (14.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.82%) DB2
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Publishing
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) Ruby on Rails
1 15 (27.27%) Django
2 8 (14.55%) Play Framework
3 7 (12.73%) REST
4 2 (3.64%) Spring
5 1 (1.82%) JSF
5 1 (1.82%) Ajax
5 1 (1.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) User Experience
2 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Open Source
2 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.82%) Replication
3 1 (1.82%) IVR
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) UNIX
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.64%) Software Architecture
3 12 (21.82%) Mentoring
4 11 (20.00%) Scrum
5 10 (18.18%) Kanban
5 10 (18.18%) TDD
6 9 (16.36%) Line Management
7 7 (12.73%) Product Management
7 7 (12.73%) User Stories
7 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
8 6 (10.91%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (7.27%) Data Modelling
11 3 (5.45%) SOA
11 3 (5.45%) ETL
11 3 (5.45%) Business Analysis
11 3 (5.45%) Migration
11 3 (5.45%) Network Design
12 2 (3.64%) Data Analysis
12 2 (3.64%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 25 (45.45%) Java
2 16 (29.09%) Ruby
3 15 (27.27%) Scala
4 5 (9.09%) SQL
5 3 (5.45%) C#
5 3 (5.45%) C++
6 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) CCSP
3 1 (1.82%) CISSP
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.82%) SSCP
3 1 (1.82%) GIAC
3 1 (1.82%) CEH
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Oracle
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.82%) Genesys
3 1 (1.82%) ForgeRock
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco
3 1 (1.82%) IBM