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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 28 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 40 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.64% 2.60% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.87% 2.78% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 12
Average daily rate
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£478 £420 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.69% -2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £266 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £520 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £496 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £61.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.45% +74.28%
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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
821 755 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.24% 93.56% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 346 364
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £214 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 20
Average hourly rate £27.44 £17.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.41% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.40 £150.70 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 24 (30.00%) Finance
2 17 (21.25%) Enterprise Architecture
3 16 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 15 (18.75%) Oracle
5 14 (17.50%) Middleware
6 13 (16.25%) Data Centre
7 12 (15.00%) SOA
8 11 (13.75%) Security Cleared
9 10 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (11.25%) Solaris
10 9 (11.25%) SaaS
10 9 (11.25%) PaaS
11 8 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
11 8 (10.00%) UNIX
11 8 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
11 8 (10.00%) WebSphere
12 7 (8.75%) Supplier Management
12 7 (8.75%) Migration
12 7 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
12 7 (8.75%) Data Modelling
13 6 (7.50%) Thin Client
13 6 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (7.50%) Degree
13 6 (7.50%) Fat Client
13 6 (7.50%) Network Security
13 6 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
14 5 (6.25%) Waterfall
14 5 (6.25%) BPMN

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (2.50%) MQSeries
2 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.25%) SAS
3 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.25%) JBoss
3 1 (1.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.25%) SaaS
1 9 (11.25%) PaaS
2 6 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.75%) IaaS
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) Network Security
2 4 (5.00%) Firewall
3 3 (3.75%) LAN
3 3 (3.75%) WAN
3 3 (3.75%) VPN
4 2 (2.50%) Internet
5 1 (1.25%) SAN
5 1 (1.25%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.25%) NAS
5 1 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.75%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.25%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.25%) Grunt
General
1 24 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.50%) Middleware
2 3 (3.75%) Spring
3 2 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.25%) HTML
4 1 (1.25%) CSS
4 1 (1.25%) JSP
4 1 (1.25%) SOAP
4 1 (1.25%) HTML5
4 1 (1.25%) CSS3
4 1 (1.25%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.25%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.25%) Sass
4 1 (1.25%) LESS
4 1 (1.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.50%) Fat Client
2 6 (7.50%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.25%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.25%) User Experience
4 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.25%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.25%) Celerra
4 1 (1.25%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Solaris
2 8 (10.00%) UNIX
3 3 (3.75%) Windows
3 3 (3.75%) AIX
3 3 (3.75%) Linux
3 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.25%) Enterprise Architecture
2 16 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 12 (15.00%) SOA
4 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
5 8 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
6 7 (8.75%) Supplier Management
6 7 (8.75%) Migration
6 7 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.75%) Data Modelling
7 6 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (6.25%) Data Analysis
8 5 (6.25%) Process Management
8 5 (6.25%) Waterfall
8 5 (6.25%) BPMN
9 4 (5.00%) Network Architecture
9 4 (5.00%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.00%) eTOM
10 3 (3.75%) Software Testing
10 3 (3.75%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.75%) SQL
2 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.25%) Java
3 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.50%) Degree
4 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) CCNP
4 1 (1.25%) CCNA
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.25%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.25%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) VMware ESX
1 2 (2.50%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (18.75%) Oracle
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.00%) F5
4 3 (3.75%) Varonis
4 3 (3.75%) EMC
5 2 (2.50%) Citrix
5 2 (2.50%) SAP
5 2 (2.50%) Symantec
5 2 (2.50%) VMware
5 2 (2.50%) IBM
5 2 (2.50%) Dell
5 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.25%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.25%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco
6 1 (1.25%) HP
6 1 (1.25%) Avaya
6 1 (1.25%) Juniper
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