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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 26 27 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 157 143 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.68% 5.88% 4.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.02% 6.35% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 66 49
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £380 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £44.63 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+10.92% -6.05%
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
2608 2253 1929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.36% 92.72% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1461 1106 1005
Average daily rate £375 £356 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.48% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 59 47
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 94 £475 - 9
Glasgow +23 44 £433 +8.12% 12
Renfrewshire -11 5 £384 +6.04%
Aberdeen - 1 £513 - 1
Dundee - - - -
Inverclyde - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 101 (33.78%) Finance
2 84 (28.09%) Banking
3 55 (18.39%) TOGAF
4 46 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (14.05%) Java
6 38 (12.71%) Retail
7 34 (11.37%) Retail Banking
8 31 (10.37%) Windows
8 31 (10.37%) Data Modelling
9 30 (10.03%) Migration
10 29 (9.70%) Security Cleared
11 28 (9.36%) Oracle
12 25 (8.36%) NoSQL
13 24 (8.03%) Zachman Framework
14 23 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (7.36%) Microsoft
16 20 (6.69%) SC Cleared
16 20 (6.69%) SOA
17 19 (6.35%) MongoDB
18 18 (6.02%) Enterprise Architecture
18 18 (6.02%) Data Analysis
19 17 (5.69%) Data Management
19 17 (5.69%) Ruby
19 17 (5.69%) ITIL
19 17 (5.69%) UNIX
19 17 (5.69%) Firewall
19 17 (5.69%) Middleware
20 16 (5.35%) Mentoring
20 16 (5.35%) Scala
20 16 (5.35%) Security Architecture

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (4.01%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.68%) SAS
3 7 (2.34%) IIS
3 7 (2.34%) JBoss
4 6 (2.01%) CMS
5 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.33%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.67%) MS Office
3 3 (1.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.00%) SPSS
4 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.67%) Office 365
3 1 (0.33%) IaaS
3 1 (0.33%) SaaS
3 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.69%) Firewall
2 13 (4.35%) WAN
3 11 (3.68%) SAN
3 11 (3.68%) LAN
4 10 (3.34%) Network Security
5 5 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (1.67%) VPN
6 4 (1.34%) DNS
6 4 (1.34%) LDAP
6 4 (1.34%) Internet
6 4 (1.34%) NAS
7 3 (1.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.00%) SSH
8 2 (0.67%) WLAN
9 1 (0.33%) VoIP
9 1 (0.33%) SSL
9 1 (0.33%) IPv4
9 1 (0.33%) IPv6
9 1 (0.33%) Intranet
9 1 (0.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.36%) NoSQL
2 19 (6.35%) MongoDB
3 16 (5.35%) MySQL
3 16 (5.35%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (4.01%) DB2
5 11 (3.68%) Big Data
6 10 (3.34%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (2.68%) SQL Server
8 6 (2.01%) PowerCenter
8 6 (2.01%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.67%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.00%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.00%) OLAP
10 3 (1.00%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (0.67%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.33%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.33%) SAP BI
12 1 (0.33%) Informix
Development Applications
1 9 (3.01%) ERwin
2 6 (2.01%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.67%) Maven
3 2 (0.67%) Grunt
3 2 (0.67%) Bower
4 1 (0.33%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 101 (33.78%) Finance
2 84 (28.09%) Banking
3 38 (12.71%) Retail
4 34 (11.37%) Retail Banking
5 7 (2.34%) Marketing
6 4 (1.34%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.00%) International Banking
8 2 (0.67%) Law
9 1 (0.33%) Legal
9 1 (0.33%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.69%) Middleware
2 16 (5.35%) Ruby on Rails
2 16 (5.35%) Django
3 9 (3.01%) REST
4 8 (2.68%) Play Framework
5 6 (2.01%) Spring
6 5 (1.67%) .NET
7 4 (1.34%) CSS
7 4 (1.34%) Hibernate
7 4 (1.34%) HTML
8 3 (1.00%) HTML5
8 3 (1.00%) CSS3
8 3 (1.00%) Web Services
8 3 (1.00%) SOAP
8 3 (1.00%) J2EE
9 2 (0.67%) Flash
9 2 (0.67%) jQuery
9 2 (0.67%) OAuth
9 2 (0.67%) MyBatis
9 2 (0.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.35%) Credit Risk
2 12 (4.01%) User Experience
3 9 (3.01%) Mainframe
4 8 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.34%) CESG
5 7 (2.34%) Social Media
6 6 (2.01%) Replication
7 5 (1.67%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.67%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.00%) Reference Data
9 3 (1.00%) Open Source
9 3 (1.00%) Clustering
9 3 (1.00%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.33%) Chip and PIN
11 1 (0.33%) DataPower
11 1 (0.33%) iSeries
11 1 (0.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.37%) Windows
2 17 (5.69%) UNIX
3 12 (4.01%) Linux
4 7 (2.34%) AIX
5 6 (2.01%) Solaris
6 4 (1.34%) HPUX
6 4 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (18.39%) TOGAF
2 46 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (10.37%) Data Modelling
4 30 (10.03%) Migration
5 24 (8.03%) Zachman Framework
6 23 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (6.69%) SOA
8 18 (6.02%) Data Analysis
8 18 (6.02%) Enterprise Architecture
9 17 (5.69%) ITIL
9 17 (5.69%) Data Management
10 16 (5.35%) Technical Architecture
10 16 (5.35%) Security Architecture
10 16 (5.35%) Mentoring
11 15 (5.02%) Software Architecture
11 15 (5.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 15 (5.02%) Analytics
12 14 (4.68%) Data Architecture
12 14 (4.68%) ETL
13 12 (4.01%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 42 (14.05%) Java
2 17 (5.69%) Ruby
3 16 (5.35%) Scala
4 11 (3.68%) SQL
5 5 (1.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.34%) C
7 2 (0.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.33%) ABAP
8 1 (0.33%) Python
8 1 (0.33%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 29 (9.70%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.69%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.34%) Degree
4 5 (1.67%) CCIE
4 5 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.67%) VCP4
5 3 (1.00%) CISSP
6 2 (0.67%) ISSAP
6 2 (0.67%) CCNP
7 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.34%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.01%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (3.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.01%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.67%) SRDF
4 1 (0.33%) vSphere
4 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.33%) vCloud
4 1 (0.33%) RACF
4 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.00%) SCCM
1 3 (1.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.33%) SCOM
2 1 (0.33%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.33%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 28 (9.36%) Oracle
2 22 (7.36%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.35%) Informatica
3 13 (4.35%) IBM
4 10 (3.34%) Cisco
4 10 (3.34%) VMware
4 10 (3.34%) Teradata
5 6 (2.01%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.01%) Unica
5 6 (2.01%) EMC
6 5 (1.67%) HP
6 5 (1.67%) CA
6 5 (1.67%) Trillium
7 4 (1.34%) Veritas
7 4 (1.34%) ArcSight
7 4 (1.34%) F5
8 3 (1.00%) Splunk
8 3 (1.00%) Varonis
8 3 (1.00%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.00%) Symantec
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