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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 25 41 26
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 173 110 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.20% 4.00% 5.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.61% 4.33% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 52 74
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £352 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £499 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £54.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.18% +54.28%
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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
3083 2539 2296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.72% 92.33% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1600 1288 1111
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 47 83
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +22.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.05 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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 +19 107 £475 -0.52% 11
Glasgow +14 36 £475 -7.31% 15
Aberdeen +15 10 £438 +45.83%
West Lothian -4 5 £450 - 2
Renfrewshire +6 3 £425 +6.56%
Inverclyde - 2 £430 -
Falkirk - 1 £450 -
Fife - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 110 (35.37%) Finance
2 71 (22.83%) Banking
3 50 (16.08%) Oracle
4 45 (14.47%) SOA
5 44 (14.15%) Java
6 41 (13.18%) Migration
7 38 (12.22%) TOGAF
8 37 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 35 (11.25%) Middleware
10 33 (10.61%) Data Modelling
11 30 (9.65%) UNIX
12 29 (9.32%) Windows
12 29 (9.32%) Microsoft
13 28 (9.00%) SQL
13 28 (9.00%) Enterprise Architecture
14 26 (8.36%) Data Centre
15 25 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (7.72%) Solaris
17 21 (6.75%) Retail
18 20 (6.43%) Security Cleared
18 20 (6.43%) JavaScript
19 19 (6.11%) AIX
19 19 (6.11%) HTML
20 18 (5.79%) Zachman Framework
20 18 (5.79%) Retail Banking
21 17 (5.47%) Cisco
22 16 (5.14%) Firewall
22 16 (5.14%) ETL
23 15 (4.82%) ITIL
23 15 (4.82%) OO

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 12 (3.86%) WebSphere
2 10 (3.22%) JBoss
3 9 (2.89%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.93%) SAS
5 5 (1.61%) PowerExchange
6 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.96%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (0.96%) IIS
6 3 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.64%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.64%) nginx
7 2 (0.64%) Apache
7 2 (0.64%) Lync
7 2 (0.64%) Node.js
7 2 (0.64%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.64%) Mule
8 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (2.25%) AutoCAD
1 7 (2.25%) MS Office
1 7 (2.25%) MS Excel
1 7 (2.25%) Siemens NX
2 5 (1.61%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.29%) CATIA
4 2 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (3.54%) Teamcenter
2 7 (2.25%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.29%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (1.29%) Agresso
3 4 (1.29%) thinkFolio
3 4 (1.29%) Eikon
4 3 (0.96%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.32%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.32%) TIBCO iProcess
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.32%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.18%) SaaS
2 12 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.89%) PaaS
4 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.96%) Office 365
5 3 (0.96%) IaaS
6 2 (0.64%) Google Compute Engine
6 2 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.32%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.14%) Firewall
2 8 (2.57%) Network Security
3 6 (1.93%) BIG-IP
4 5 (1.61%) VPN
5 4 (1.29%) Broadband
5 4 (1.29%) HTTP
5 4 (1.29%) SAN
6 3 (0.96%) VLAN
6 3 (0.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (0.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (0.64%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.64%) NAS
7 2 (0.64%) ATM
7 2 (0.64%) LAN
7 2 (0.64%) WAN
7 2 (0.64%) SSL
8 1 (0.32%) Wireless
8 1 (0.32%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.32%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.86%) Oracle Database
2 10 (3.22%) Relational Database
2 10 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.89%) PowerCenter
4 6 (1.93%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.96%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.32%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.32%) DB2
8 1 (0.32%) DTS
8 1 (0.32%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (2.25%) JIRA
2 5 (1.61%) ERwin
3 3 (0.96%) TestDirector
4 2 (0.64%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.32%) Toad
5 1 (0.32%) Subversion
5 1 (0.32%) Grunt
General
1 110 (35.37%) Finance
2 71 (22.83%) Banking
3 21 (6.75%) Retail
4 18 (5.79%) Retail Banking
5 5 (1.61%) Advertising
5 5 (1.61%) Law
6 3 (0.96%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (11.25%) Middleware
2 19 (6.11%) HTML
3 12 (3.86%) Web Services
4 10 (3.22%) XML
4 10 (3.22%) .NET
4 10 (3.22%) JPA
5 8 (2.57%) Spring
5 8 (2.57%) Itk
6 7 (2.25%) CSS
6 7 (2.25%) DHTML
6 7 (2.25%) XSL
6 7 (2.25%) XSLT
6 7 (2.25%) Hibernate
7 6 (1.93%) Drools
7 6 (1.93%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.29%) OAuth
8 4 (1.29%) Apache CXF
8 4 (1.29%) HTML5
9 3 (0.96%) LINQ to SQL
9 3 (0.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.36%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.18%) Thin Client
2 13 (4.18%) Fat Client
3 11 (3.54%) Mainframe
4 10 (3.22%) Data Integration
5 5 (1.61%) VSAM
6 4 (1.29%) Reference Data
6 4 (1.29%) GIS
7 3 (0.96%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.96%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.96%) User Experience
8 2 (0.64%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.64%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.64%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Celerra
9 1 (0.32%) PKI
9 1 (0.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.65%) UNIX
2 29 (9.32%) Windows
3 24 (7.72%) Solaris
4 19 (6.11%) AIX
5 15 (4.82%) HPUX
6 14 (4.50%) Linux
7 2 (0.64%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (14.47%) SOA
2 41 (13.18%) Migration
3 38 (12.22%) TOGAF
4 37 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (10.61%) Data Modelling
6 28 (9.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 25 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (5.79%) Zachman Framework
9 16 (5.14%) ETL
10 15 (4.82%) ITIL
10 15 (4.82%) OO
10 15 (4.82%) Technical Architecture
10 15 (4.82%) Use Case
11 14 (4.50%) UML
12 13 (4.18%) SDLC
13 12 (3.86%) Logical Data Model
13 12 (3.86%) Workflow
13 12 (3.86%) Software Testing
14 11 (3.54%) PLM
14 11 (3.54%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 44 (14.15%) Java
2 28 (9.00%) SQL
3 20 (6.43%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.89%) C
4 9 (2.89%) C++
5 6 (1.93%) PL/SQL
5 6 (1.93%) Tcl
5 6 (1.93%) XPath
6 5 (1.61%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.61%) VB
7 3 (0.96%) C#
8 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (6.43%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.18%) Degree
3 10 (3.22%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.93%) CCNP
4 6 (1.93%) CCNA
4 6 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.64%) CISSP
5 2 (0.64%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (0.64%) CCIE
5 2 (0.64%) CISA
6 1 (0.32%) ACCA
6 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.89%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.96%) QA
3 2 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.32%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.61%) Docker
3 4 (1.29%) vSphere
3 4 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.96%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.96%) XenApp
5 2 (0.64%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.64%) Varnish
5 2 (0.64%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.32%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.64%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.32%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 50 (16.08%) Oracle
2 29 (9.32%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.47%) Cisco
4 11 (3.54%) VMware
5 10 (3.22%) Informatica
6 9 (2.89%) HP
7 6 (1.93%) IBM
7 6 (1.93%) webMethods
8 5 (1.61%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.61%) F5
8 5 (1.61%) SAP
8 5 (1.61%) Citrix
8 5 (1.61%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.29%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.29%) CA
9 4 (1.29%) Nokia
9 4 (1.29%) Adobe
9 4 (1.29%) Crossbeam
9 4 (1.29%) Pega
9 4 (1.29%) CheckPoint
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