The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Glasgow region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 59 76 60
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.14% 0.11% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.11% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £471 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.10% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £26.98 -
% change year-on-year
+163.20% -
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
656 882 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.31% 96.60% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 478 374
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 30
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.33 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £30.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Technical Architect
Scotland

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) J2EE
2 4 (36.36%) SOA
2 4 (36.36%) UML
2 4 (36.36%) Java SE
2 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 4 (36.36%) Low Latency
3 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) SCCM
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (27.27%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Smart Meter
5 1 (9.09%) Java EE
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) Maven
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Maven
1 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) J2EE
1 4 (36.36%) Java SE
2 1 (9.09%) Java EE
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (18.18%) Smart Meter
4 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
1 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) SOA
1 4 (36.36%) UML
1 4 (36.36%) Low Latency
2 3 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (27.27%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
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