The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 33 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 130 151 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.71% 6.19% 4.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.00% 6.73% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 63 59
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £378 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year
-13.06% -4.34%
Architect
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2599 2243 2063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.23% 91.93% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1379 1118 1078
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 80 68
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.72 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.20 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -9 83 £463 +2.77% 4
Glasgow -3 28 £433 -3.88% 13
West Lothian +12 6 - -
Renfrewshire -8 5 £400 -
Aberdeen +10 1 - -
Dundee - - - - 1
Fife - - - -
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 91 (35.69%) Finance
2 67 (26.27%) Banking
3 47 (18.43%) Java
4 41 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (15.69%) TOGAF
6 35 (13.73%) Retail
6 35 (13.73%) Oracle
7 34 (13.33%) Windows
8 30 (11.76%) Retail Banking
8 30 (11.76%) Security Cleared
9 26 (10.20%) Microsoft
10 23 (9.02%) SC Cleared
11 22 (8.63%) IBM
12 20 (7.84%) Zachman Framework
13 19 (7.45%) Technical Architecture
13 19 (7.45%) Migration
13 19 (7.45%) SOA
13 19 (7.45%) MongoDB
13 19 (7.45%) NoSQL
14 17 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (6.67%) Ruby
15 16 (6.27%) Ruby on Rails
15 16 (6.27%) Enterprise Architecture
15 16 (6.27%) Django
15 16 (6.27%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (6.27%) MySQL
15 16 (6.27%) Mentoring
15 16 (6.27%) Scala
16 15 (5.88%) Software Architecture
16 15 (5.88%) Data Modelling

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (3.14%) JBoss
2 7 (2.75%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.35%) FileNet
4 4 (1.57%) SAS
5 2 (0.78%) IIS
5 2 (0.78%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.39%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.39%) Lync
6 1 (0.39%) Node.js
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.39%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.39%) Apache
6 1 (0.39%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.18%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.18%) SPSS
2 3 (1.18%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.78%) Office 365
3 1 (0.39%) IaaS
3 1 (0.39%) SaaS
3 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.92%) Firewall
2 9 (3.53%) SAN
2 9 (3.53%) WAN
3 7 (2.75%) LAN
4 6 (2.35%) LDAP
5 5 (1.96%) DNS
5 5 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (1.57%) NAS
7 3 (1.18%) Network Security
7 3 (1.18%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.18%) SSH
8 2 (0.78%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.78%) IPsec
8 2 (0.78%) X.500
9 1 (0.39%) VPN
9 1 (0.39%) SSL
9 1 (0.39%) IPv4
9 1 (0.39%) IPv6
9 1 (0.39%) HTTP
9 1 (0.39%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.45%) MongoDB
1 19 (7.45%) NoSQL
2 17 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (6.27%) MySQL
4 10 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.14%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.14%) DB2
5 8 (3.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (2.75%) Big Data
7 3 (1.18%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.18%) OLAP
7 3 (1.18%) Essbase
7 3 (1.18%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.39%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 6 (2.35%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (1.96%) Maven
3 4 (1.57%) ERwin
4 3 (1.18%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.18%) Ant
5 2 (0.78%) JUnit
5 2 (0.78%) JIRA
5 2 (0.78%) Grunt
5 2 (0.78%) Bower
6 1 (0.39%) MSI
6 1 (0.39%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.39%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.39%) PowerDesigner
General
1 91 (35.69%) Finance
2 67 (26.27%) Banking
3 35 (13.73%) Retail
4 30 (11.76%) Retail Banking
5 9 (3.53%) Marketing
6 3 (1.18%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.18%) International Banking
7 2 (0.78%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.27%) Ruby on Rails
1 16 (6.27%) Django
2 10 (3.92%) Middleware
3 9 (3.53%) REST
4 8 (3.14%) Play Framework
5 5 (1.96%) Spring
5 5 (1.96%) J2EE
6 4 (1.57%) HTML
6 4 (1.57%) CSS
6 4 (1.57%) Web Services
6 4 (1.57%) JSF
6 4 (1.57%) HTML5
7 3 (1.18%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.18%) CSS3
7 3 (1.18%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.18%) XML
7 3 (1.18%) .NET
8 2 (0.78%) Flash
8 2 (0.78%) Ajax
8 2 (0.78%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.71%) Credit Risk
1 12 (4.71%) User Experience
2 7 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.75%) Social Media
2 7 (2.75%) CESG
3 6 (2.35%) Mainframe
3 6 (2.35%) Replication
4 5 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.96%) Open Source
5 3 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.18%) Reference Data
5 3 (1.18%) Cryptography
6 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.78%) Clustering
6 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.39%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.33%) Windows
2 13 (5.10%) UNIX
2 13 (5.10%) Linux
3 6 (2.35%) AIX
4 5 (1.96%) Solaris
4 5 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.78%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (15.69%) TOGAF
3 20 (7.84%) Zachman Framework
4 19 (7.45%) Migration
4 19 (7.45%) SOA
4 19 (7.45%) Technical Architecture
5 16 (6.27%) Enterprise Architecture
5 16 (6.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (6.27%) Mentoring
6 15 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 15 (5.88%) Software Architecture
7 14 (5.49%) ETL
8 12 (4.71%) ITIL
8 12 (4.71%) Security Architecture
9 11 (4.31%) Performance Management
9 11 (4.31%) Data Architecture
9 11 (4.31%) Scrum
10 10 (3.92%) Data Management
10 10 (3.92%) TDD
10 10 (3.92%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 47 (18.43%) Java
2 17 (6.67%) Ruby
3 16 (6.27%) Scala
4 5 (1.96%) SQL
5 4 (1.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.57%) C
5 4 (1.57%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.18%) C#
6 3 (1.18%) C++
7 2 (0.78%) VBScript
8 1 (0.39%) VB
8 1 (0.39%) ABAP
8 1 (0.39%) Python
8 1 (0.39%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 30 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.02%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.96%) Degree
4 3 (1.18%) CISSP
4 3 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.78%) CCIE
5 2 (0.78%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.39%) MCSE
6 1 (0.39%) CCSP
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.39%) SSCP
6 1 (0.39%) GIAC
6 1 (0.39%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.35%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.39%) COBIT
4 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 12 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.78%) SRDF
4 1 (0.39%) vSphere
4 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.39%) vCloud
4 1 (0.39%) RACF
4 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.35%) SCCM
2 3 (1.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (0.39%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 35 (13.73%) Oracle
2 26 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 22 (8.63%) IBM
4 11 (4.31%) VMware
5 10 (3.92%) Teradata
6 8 (3.14%) Unica
7 6 (2.35%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.35%) Cisco
7 6 (2.35%) Informatica
7 6 (2.35%) EMC
8 5 (1.96%) Trillium
8 5 (1.96%) Guidewire
9 4 (1.57%) ArcSight
9 4 (1.57%) Veritas
9 4 (1.57%) HP
10 3 (1.18%) Sybase
10 3 (1.18%) Cognos
10 3 (1.18%) LANDesk
10 3 (1.18%) Splunk
10 3 (1.18%) Symantec
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