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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 24 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 41 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.48% 4.10% 4.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.73% 4.31% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 20
Average daily rate
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£433 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £388 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.25 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-13.55% -4.32%
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
715 557 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.59% 95.05% 96.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 256 423
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 17
Average hourly rate £16.12 £15.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -52.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.93 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £109.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 27 January 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 30 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.95%) Java
3 20 (26.32%) NoSQL
4 19 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 17 (22.37%) Ruby
6 16 (21.05%) Ruby on Rails
6 16 (21.05%) Django
6 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
6 16 (21.05%) Scala
6 16 (21.05%) MySQL
7 14 (18.42%) Software Architecture
8 13 (17.11%) Mentoring
9 11 (14.47%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (13.16%) Kanban
10 10 (13.16%) TDD
10 10 (13.16%) TOGAF
10 10 (13.16%) Scrum
10 10 (13.16%) User Experience
10 10 (13.16%) Line Management
11 9 (11.84%) Finance
11 9 (11.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (11.84%) Waterfall
12 8 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (10.53%) Play Framework
12 8 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (9.21%) Configuration Management
13 7 (9.21%) Oracle
13 7 (9.21%) Cisco
13 7 (9.21%) Microsoft
13 7 (9.21%) User Stories

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) WAN
2 4 (5.26%) LAN
2 4 (5.26%) Firewall
3 2 (2.63%) Network Security
3 2 (2.63%) WLAN
3 2 (2.63%) VPN
4 1 (1.32%) SAN
4 1 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.32%) NoSQL
2 19 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 16 (21.05%) MySQL
4 8 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Retail
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.05%) Ruby on Rails
1 16 (21.05%) Django
2 8 (10.53%) Play Framework
3 7 (9.21%) REST
4 1 (1.32%) SailPoint
4 1 (1.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) User Experience
2 5 (6.58%) CESG
3 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.32%) Replication
3 1 (1.32%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Windows
2 3 (3.95%) UNIX
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.63%) Linux
4 1 (1.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.42%) Software Architecture
3 13 (17.11%) Mentoring
4 11 (14.47%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (13.16%) Kanban
5 10 (13.16%) TDD
5 10 (13.16%) TOGAF
5 10 (13.16%) Scrum
5 10 (13.16%) Line Management
6 9 (11.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (11.84%) Waterfall
7 7 (9.21%) Configuration Management
7 7 (9.21%) User Stories
7 7 (9.21%) Product Management
7 7 (9.21%) Software Testing
8 6 (7.89%) Security Architecture
9 5 (6.58%) Programme Management
9 5 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (5.26%) Migration
10 4 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.95%) Java
2 17 (22.37%) Ruby
3 16 (21.05%) Scala
4 2 (2.63%) C#
4 2 (2.63%) C++
5 1 (1.32%) Python
5 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.58%) CCIE
3 5 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.63%) ISSAP
4 2 (2.63%) CCNP
5 1 (1.32%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.32%) vCloud
3 1 (1.32%) vSphere
3 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (9.21%) Oracle
1 7 (9.21%) Cisco
1 7 (9.21%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.95%) VMware
3 2 (2.63%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.32%) Lotus
4 1 (1.32%) Dell
4 1 (1.32%) IBM
4 1 (1.32%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (1.32%) Varonis
4 1 (1.32%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.32%) F5
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