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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 40 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 36 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.12% 3.93% 3.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.40% 4.14% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 11
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£650 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £314 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £515 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -5.26%
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
818 628 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.70% 94.86% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 342 397
Average daily rate £350 £320 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £175 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 18
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.30 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.06 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 18 (34.62%) Java
1 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.92%) NoSQL
2 14 (26.92%) MongoDB
3 13 (25.00%) Scala
3 13 (25.00%) Ruby
3 13 (25.00%) MySQL
4 12 (23.08%) Ruby on Rails
4 12 (23.08%) Django
4 12 (23.08%) Software Architecture
5 11 (21.15%) Mentoring
6 10 (19.23%) Finance
6 10 (19.23%) Scrum
7 9 (17.31%) Kanban
7 9 (17.31%) TDD
7 9 (17.31%) User Experience
8 8 (15.38%) Line Management
9 7 (13.46%) Play Framework
9 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
9 7 (13.46%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (13.46%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (13.46%) Windows
10 6 (11.54%) UNIX
10 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
10 6 (11.54%) REST
10 6 (11.54%) Product Management
10 6 (11.54%) User Stories
11 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
12 4 (7.69%) SQL

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (1.92%) Alfresco
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Firewall
2 2 (3.85%) VPN
2 2 (3.85%) SAN
3 1 (1.92%) X.500
3 1 (1.92%) DNS
3 1 (1.92%) LDAP
3 1 (1.92%) ATM
3 1 (1.92%) LAN
3 1 (1.92%) WAN
3 1 (1.92%) Network Security
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.92%) MongoDB
1 14 (26.92%) NoSQL
2 13 (25.00%) MySQL
3 7 (13.46%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (13.46%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.92%) DB2
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Publishing
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) Ruby on Rails
1 12 (23.08%) Django
2 7 (13.46%) Play Framework
3 6 (11.54%) REST
4 2 (3.85%) Web Services
4 2 (3.85%) Spring
5 1 (1.92%) JSF
5 1 (1.92%) Ajax
5 1 (1.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) User Experience
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Open Source
2 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.92%) Replication
3 1 (1.92%) IVR
3 1 (1.92%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.92%) Ontologies
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) UNIX
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.08%) Software Architecture
3 11 (21.15%) Mentoring
4 10 (19.23%) Scrum
5 9 (17.31%) Kanban
5 9 (17.31%) TDD
6 8 (15.38%) Line Management
7 6 (11.54%) User Stories
7 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
7 6 (11.54%) Product Management
8 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
9 4 (7.69%) Migration
10 3 (5.77%) Network Design
10 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis
10 3 (5.77%) SOA
10 3 (5.77%) ETL
10 3 (5.77%) TOGAF
11 2 (3.85%) Identity Management
11 2 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) Java
2 13 (25.00%) Ruby
2 13 (25.00%) Scala
3 4 (7.69%) SQL
4 3 (5.77%) C#
4 3 (5.77%) C++
5 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) CCSP
3 1 (1.92%) CISSP
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.92%) SSCP
3 1 (1.92%) GIAC
3 1 (1.92%) CEH
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle
2 3 (5.77%) Cisco
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) Citrix
3 2 (3.85%) VMware
4 1 (1.92%) ForgeRock
4 1 (1.92%) Genesys
4 1 (1.92%) IBM
4 1 (1.92%) JBoss
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