The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Scotland 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
Architect
Rank 28 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 149 111 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.47% 4.71% 3.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% 5.05% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 57 34
Average daily rate £475 £475 £493
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £415 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £55.00 £40.07
% change year-on-year
-19.54% +37.25%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2533 2196 2633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.99% 93.09% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1307 1083 1323
Average daily rate £372 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 55 105
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.77 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.62% -29.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £44.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Architect
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -4 124 £500 - 13
Glasgow +2 14 £388 -15.06% 5
Fife - - - -
Midlothian - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 89 (31.67%) Finance
2 61 (21.71%) SOA
3 56 (19.93%) Windows
4 51 (18.15%) Java
5 47 (16.73%) Banking
6 44 (15.66%) Oracle
7 38 (13.52%) JBoss
8 35 (12.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 32 (11.39%) Java EE
10 31 (11.03%) Citrix
11 30 (10.68%) Data Modelling
12 28 (9.96%) Data Architecture
13 27 (9.61%) Windows 7
14 25 (8.90%) Microsoft
15 23 (8.19%) Web Services
16 22 (7.83%) Enterprise Architecture
17 21 (7.47%) Retail
17 21 (7.47%) Workflow
18 20 (7.12%) ITIL
18 20 (7.12%) Migration
18 20 (7.12%) JSF
19 19 (6.76%) TOGAF
20 18 (6.41%) Retail Banking
20 18 (6.41%) RichFaces
20 18 (6.41%) BPMN
21 16 (5.69%) Linux
21 16 (5.69%) UML
21 16 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
22 15 (5.34%) Relational Database
23 14 (4.98%) JPA

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (2.14%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.42%) CICS
2 4 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (1.07%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.71%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.71%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.71%) SAS
5 1 (0.36%) IIS
5 1 (0.36%) Documentum
5 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.36%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (2.85%) MS Office
2 6 (2.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.78%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) SaaS
1 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.14%) SAN
2 5 (1.78%) Firewall
3 4 (1.42%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (1.42%) DAB
3 4 (1.42%) LAN
4 3 (1.07%) VPN
4 3 (1.07%) WAN
5 2 (0.71%) ATM
5 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.71%) DNS
6 1 (0.36%) VoIP
6 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.36%) HTTP
6 1 (0.36%) Internet
6 1 (0.36%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (5.34%) Relational Database
3 12 (4.27%) RDBMS
4 11 (3.91%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.56%) SQL Server
6 8 (2.85%) Pentaho
7 7 (2.49%) DB2
7 7 (2.49%) Big Data
8 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.71%) PowerCenter
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.36%) DataStage
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (3.56%) PowerDesigner
2 4 (1.42%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (1.42%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.71%) ERwin
3 2 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.36%) Ant
4 1 (0.36%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.36%) Maven
4 1 (0.36%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 89 (31.67%) Finance
2 47 (16.73%) Banking
3 21 (7.47%) Retail
4 18 (6.41%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.36%) Legal
5 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (11.39%) Java EE
2 23 (8.19%) Web Services
3 20 (7.12%) JSF
4 18 (6.41%) RichFaces
5 14 (4.98%) JPA
5 14 (4.98%) J2EE
5 14 (4.98%) Hibernate
6 9 (3.20%) XML
6 9 (3.20%) Java SE
7 7 (2.49%) SAML
7 7 (2.49%) Middleware
7 7 (2.49%) OSGi
7 7 (2.49%) Apache CXF
8 6 (2.14%) .NET
9 5 (1.78%) JAAS
10 4 (1.42%) jBPM
10 4 (1.42%) SOAP
11 3 (1.07%) HTML
11 3 (1.07%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (1.07%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.20%) Computer Science
2 8 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (2.49%) Mainframe
4 6 (2.14%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.78%) Replication
6 4 (1.42%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.42%) Taxonomies
6 4 (1.42%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.42%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.07%) CMDB
7 3 (1.07%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.71%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.71%) CESG
8 2 (0.71%) PKI
8 2 (0.71%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.71%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.36%) GIS
9 1 (0.36%) Blog
9 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.36%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 56 (19.93%) Windows
2 27 (9.61%) Windows 7
3 16 (5.69%) Linux
4 13 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (3.56%) UNIX
5 10 (3.56%) AIX
6 9 (3.20%) Solaris
7 7 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.42%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.07%) SUSE
9 3 (1.07%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.36%) HPUX
10 1 (0.36%) zOS
10 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (21.71%) SOA
2 35 (12.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (10.68%) Data Modelling
4 28 (9.96%) Data Architecture
5 22 (7.83%) Enterprise Architecture
6 21 (7.47%) Workflow
7 20 (7.12%) ITIL
7 20 (7.12%) Migration
8 19 (6.76%) TOGAF
9 18 (6.41%) BPMN
10 16 (5.69%) UML
11 14 (4.98%) Security Architecture
11 14 (4.98%) OO
12 12 (4.27%) Use Case
12 12 (4.27%) Asset Management
12 12 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (3.91%) Investment Management
14 9 (3.20%) ETL
14 9 (3.20%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (3.20%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (18.15%) Java
2 14 (4.98%) SQL
3 11 (3.91%) C#
4 8 (2.85%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.14%) C
6 3 (1.07%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.07%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.71%) COBOL
8 1 (0.36%) C++
8 1 (0.36%) Perl
8 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.36%) JCL
8 1 (0.36%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (3.20%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.85%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.42%) Degree
4 2 (0.71%) CISM
4 2 (0.71%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.85%) JSP 440
2 6 (2.14%) COBIT
3 4 (1.42%) WCAG
3 4 (1.42%) SLA
4 3 (1.07%) QA
5 1 (0.36%) FATCA
System Software
1 9 (3.20%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.42%) XenApp
2 4 (1.42%) XenDesktop
2 4 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.36%) vSphere
3 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (4.98%) SCCM
2 8 (2.85%) WMI
3 6 (2.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.42%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.07%) SCOM
6 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (15.66%) Oracle
2 38 (13.52%) JBoss
3 31 (11.03%) Citrix
4 25 (8.90%) Microsoft
5 14 (4.98%) VMware
6 10 (3.56%) Lumension
6 10 (3.56%) SAP
7 9 (3.20%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.85%) Sophos
8 8 (2.85%) Cisco
8 8 (2.85%) IBM
9 7 (2.49%) Symantec
9 7 (2.49%) McAfee
10 5 (1.78%) Teradata
11 4 (1.42%) Pega
11 4 (1.42%) Informatica
11 4 (1.42%) HP
11 4 (1.42%) EMC
12 3 (1.07%) Splunk
13 2 (0.71%) Brocade
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