The table below looks at the statistics for Technical 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 Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 48 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 14 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.94% 0.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£513 £405 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £465 £435
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.44 £42.75 -
% change year-on-year
-49.84% -
Technical 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
573 417 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.25% 69.15% 70.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 210 266
Average daily rate £350 £357 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.93 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.85% -34.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Technical Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Glasgow region.

Technical Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Technical 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 Technical Architecture.

1 5 (31.25%) Java
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
1 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
1 5 (31.25%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) QA
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) CESG
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) Pattern Recognition
4 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.25%) vCloud
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
4 1 (6.25%) User Experience
4 1 (6.25%) iPhone
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) SQLite
4 1 (6.25%) Cocoa
4 1 (6.25%) Xcode
4 1 (6.25%) Objective-C

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Technical 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 Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (6.25%) Xcode
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Architect
2 7 (43.75%) Technical Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Technical Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Cocoa
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) CESG
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Pattern Recognition
4 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) vCloud
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco