The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.73% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate
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£675 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £323 £345
% change year-on-year
+43.41% -6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £34.00
Software Architecture
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
587 415 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.95% 65.87% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 210 280
Average daily rate £375 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £492 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -25.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Software Architecture
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture.

1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) MongoDB
2 12 (92.31%) NoSQL
3 11 (84.62%) Scala
3 11 (84.62%) Ruby
3 11 (84.62%) Ruby on Rails
3 11 (84.62%) Django
3 11 (84.62%) MySQL
4 10 (76.92%) Mentoring
5 9 (69.23%) User Experience
5 9 (69.23%) Line Management
6 8 (61.54%) Play Framework
6 8 (61.54%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (61.54%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (61.54%) Scrum
6 8 (61.54%) Kanban
6 8 (61.54%) TDD
7 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
7 7 (53.85%) Java
7 7 (53.85%) REST
7 7 (53.85%) User Stories
7 7 (53.85%) Product Management
8 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
8 1 (7.69%) SQL

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) MongoDB
1 12 (92.31%) NoSQL
2 11 (84.62%) MySQL
3 8 (61.54%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (61.54%) Apache Cassandra
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Architect
1 13 (100.00%) Technical Architect
2 10 (76.92%) Digital Architect
3 5 (38.46%) Senior Technical Architect
3 5 (38.46%) Senior Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) Ruby on Rails
1 11 (84.62%) Django
2 8 (61.54%) Play Framework
3 7 (53.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Mentoring
3 9 (69.23%) Line Management
4 8 (61.54%) Scrum
4 8 (61.54%) TDD
4 8 (61.54%) Kanban
5 7 (53.85%) Product Management
5 7 (53.85%) User Stories
5 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Ruby
1 11 (84.62%) Scala
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared