The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
UK / Scotland
Rank 32 15 31
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 90 234 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.23% 9.07% 5.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.49% 9.66% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 120 82
Median daily rate £488 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £615 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £52.56 £49.50
% change year-on-year
-19.14% +6.18%

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
1639 2422 2629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.18% 93.91% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 957 1291 1467
Median daily rate £370 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 29 59
Median hourly rate £17.32 £32.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.70% +106.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.84 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Architect in the job title.

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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -15 49 £500 - 14
Glasgow -15 30 £488 +14.70% 1
Aberdeen -4 5 - -
Renfrewshire +9 3 £445 +3.79%
Moray - 1 £275 -
Architect
UK

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 49 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (19.72%) Finance
3 39 (17.89%) Microsoft
4 36 (16.51%) Windows
5 29 (13.30%) Security Cleared
6 28 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (12.39%) Java
8 26 (11.93%) TOGAF
9 25 (11.47%) Scrum
9 25 (11.47%) SC Cleared
10 23 (10.55%) Data Centre
10 23 (10.55%) WAN
11 21 (9.63%) LAN
12 20 (9.17%) Data Modelling
13 19 (8.72%) Migration
13 19 (8.72%) Information Security
13 19 (8.72%) Relational Database
13 19 (8.72%) Microsoft Azure
14 18 (8.26%) Degree
15 17 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (7.80%) Web Services
15 17 (7.80%) Active Directory
16 16 (7.34%) MS Excel
17 15 (6.88%) Network Design
18 14 (6.42%) SQL
18 14 (6.42%) Visualisation
18 14 (6.42%) Private Cloud
18 14 (6.42%) Virtual Infrastructure
19 13 (5.96%) Matrix Organization
19 13 (5.96%) Domain-Driven Design

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.75%) JBoss
3 5 (2.29%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.29%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.29%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.83%) SAS
5 2 (0.92%) Apache
5 2 (0.92%) IIS
6 1 (0.46%) CICS
6 1 (0.46%) CMS
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.75%) MS Office
3 3 (1.38%) AutoCAD
3 3 (1.38%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.29%) Teamcenter
2 2 (0.92%) Maximo
2 2 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.46%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.50%) Office 365
3 6 (2.75%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.83%) SaaS
5 2 (0.92%) GitHub
6 1 (0.46%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.55%) WAN
2 21 (9.63%) LAN
3 6 (2.75%) NetScaler
3 6 (2.75%) Network Security
3 6 (2.75%) VoIP
4 5 (2.29%) DNS
4 5 (2.29%) Internet
4 5 (2.29%) Skype
5 4 (1.83%) Firewall
5 4 (1.83%) PABX
5 4 (1.83%) Wireless
6 3 (1.38%) DHCP
7 2 (0.92%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.46%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.46%) VPN
8 1 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.72%) Relational Database
2 12 (5.50%) GIS
3 11 (5.05%) Spatial Data
4 9 (4.13%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.75%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.29%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.29%) QlikView
7 4 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.83%) Big Data
7 4 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.38%) Looker
8 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.38%) Power BI
8 3 (1.38%) QGIS
8 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (2.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.83%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.38%) Flyway
3 3 (1.38%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.92%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.92%) JIRA
4 2 (0.92%) JUnit
4 2 (0.92%) Maven
4 2 (0.92%) NUnit
4 2 (0.92%) PHPUnit
4 2 (0.92%) Selenium
4 2 (0.92%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.92%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.46%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.46%) ERwin
5 1 (0.46%) Fiddler
General
1 43 (19.72%) Finance
2 13 (5.96%) Banking
3 8 (3.67%) Law
3 8 (3.67%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.21%) Local Government
5 3 (1.38%) Retail
6 2 (0.92%) Electronics
6 2 (0.92%) Marketing
6 2 (0.92%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.46%) Advertising
7 1 (0.46%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.80%) Web Services
2 11 (5.05%) AngularJS
3 9 (4.13%) .NET
4 6 (2.75%) HTML
4 6 (2.75%) JPA
4 6 (2.75%) XML
5 5 (2.29%) Hibernate
6 4 (1.83%) Apache CXF
6 4 (1.83%) Drools
6 4 (1.83%) Itk
6 4 (1.83%) JSF
6 4 (1.83%) JSON
6 4 (1.83%) PostGIS
6 4 (1.83%) XSLT
7 3 (1.38%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (1.38%) CSS
7 3 (1.38%) DHTML
7 3 (1.38%) RichFaces
7 3 (1.38%) SOAP
7 3 (1.38%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.55%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.42%) Private Cloud
3 12 (5.50%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.21%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.21%) Replication
6 6 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.38%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.38%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.92%) Clustering
8 2 (0.92%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (0.92%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle Licensing
9 1 (0.46%) PKI
9 1 (0.46%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.51%) Windows
2 7 (3.21%) Windows Server
3 6 (2.75%) Unix
4 4 (1.83%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.83%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.92%) Linux
6 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.92%) Solaris
7 1 (0.46%) AIX
7 1 (0.46%) Android
7 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.46%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (11.93%) TOGAF
4 25 (11.47%) Scrum
5 20 (9.17%) Data Modelling
6 19 (8.72%) Information Security
6 19 (8.72%) Migration
7 17 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (6.88%) Network Design
9 14 (6.42%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 14 (6.42%) Visualisation
10 13 (5.96%) Domain-Driven Design
10 13 (5.96%) Matrix Organization
10 13 (5.96%) SOA
11 12 (5.50%) Enterprise Architecture
11 12 (5.50%) Information Assurance
11 12 (5.50%) Office Automation
11 12 (5.50%) Technical Architecture
12 11 (5.05%) Logical Data Model
12 11 (5.05%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (12.39%) Java
2 14 (6.42%) SQL
3 8 (3.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.83%) C
4 4 (1.83%) C#
4 4 (1.83%) C++
4 4 (1.83%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.38%) Tcl
5 3 (1.38%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.38%) XPath
6 2 (0.92%) PHP
6 2 (0.92%) R
7 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.46%) Python
7 1 (0.46%) Scala
7 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (13.30%) Security Cleared
2 25 (11.47%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.26%) Degree
4 10 (4.59%) CISSP
5 5 (2.29%) CEH
5 5 (2.29%) CREST Certified
5 5 (2.29%) GIAC
5 5 (2.29%) SANS
6 3 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.38%) CCNA
6 3 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.38%) MCP
6 3 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.92%) ISEB
8 1 (0.46%) CCNP
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.75%) QA
2 3 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (7.80%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.83%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.38%) Docker
5 2 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.92%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.92%) XenApp
5 2 (0.92%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) Ansible
1 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (1.38%) SCOM
3 1 (0.46%) SCCM
3 1 (0.46%) Simpana
3 1 (0.46%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 39 (17.89%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.50%) Oracle
3 11 (5.05%) VMware
4 8 (3.67%) Red Hat
5 7 (3.21%) Cisco
6 5 (2.29%) Citrix
6 5 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.83%) SAP
7 4 (1.83%) Splunk
7 4 (1.83%) Tableau
8 3 (1.38%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.38%) IBM
8 3 (1.38%) webMethods
9 2 (0.92%) AlgoSec
9 2 (0.92%) HP
9 2 (0.92%) Pega
9 2 (0.92%) ScanSafe
9 2 (0.92%) Symantec
9 2 (0.92%) Talend
10 1 (0.46%) Verint
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