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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 33 24 37
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 125 143 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.55% 5.75% 3.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.87% 6.21% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 62 42
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £378 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £548 £550
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 £45.00 £60.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
Architect
UK

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
2565 2303 2288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.27% 92.68% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1402 1102 1123
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 £240 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 93 106
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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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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 -8 69 £475 +2.15% 11
Glasgow +2 36 £633 +58.12% 2
Stirling -3 4 £500 +25.00%
West Lothian - 2 - -
Aberdeen +13 1 £300 -17.24%
Lothian - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Fife - - - -
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 83 (32.68%) Finance
2 57 (22.44%) Banking
3 56 (22.05%) Java
4 46 (18.11%) Oracle
5 45 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (14.17%) Windows
7 31 (12.20%) SOA
8 29 (11.42%) IBM
8 29 (11.42%) Security Cleared
9 27 (10.63%) JBoss
10 25 (9.84%) Data Modelling
10 25 (9.84%) Retail
11 24 (9.45%) SC Cleared
12 21 (8.27%) Retail Banking
12 21 (8.27%) TOGAF
12 21 (8.27%) Mentoring
13 20 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (7.09%) ETL
14 18 (7.09%) Linux
14 18 (7.09%) Enterprise Architecture
15 17 (6.69%) JSF
15 17 (6.69%) Migration
15 17 (6.69%) Scrum
15 17 (6.69%) NoSQL
15 17 (6.69%) MongoDB
16 16 (6.30%) Ruby
16 16 (6.30%) Technical Architecture
16 16 (6.30%) Use Case
16 16 (6.30%) Microsoft

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 27 (10.63%) JBoss
2 13 (5.12%) FileNet
3 7 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.76%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (0.79%) CMS
5 2 (0.79%) IIS
5 2 (0.79%) SAS
6 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.39%) Apache
6 1 (0.39%) Lync
6 1 (0.39%) Node.js
6 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.39%) Alfresco
Applications
1 8 (3.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.79%) SPSS
3 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.97%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.76%) LDAP
2 5 (1.97%) SAN
2 5 (1.97%) LAN
2 5 (1.97%) WAN
2 5 (1.97%) DNS
3 4 (1.57%) Network Security
3 4 (1.57%) Firewall
3 4 (1.57%) X.500
4 3 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.18%) SSH
4 3 (1.18%) NAS
5 2 (0.79%) IPsec
5 2 (0.79%) HTTP
5 2 (0.79%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.39%) SSL
6 1 (0.39%) ATM
6 1 (0.39%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.39%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (6.69%) NoSQL
2 17 (6.69%) MongoDB
3 16 (6.30%) MySQL
4 14 (5.51%) SQL Server
5 10 (3.94%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.36%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (1.57%) Big Data
9 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.57%) DB2
10 3 (1.18%) Essbase
10 3 (1.18%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.79%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (2.36%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.57%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.57%) Maven
2 4 (1.57%) ERwin
3 3 (1.18%) Ant
4 2 (0.79%) Introscope
4 2 (0.79%) JIRA
4 2 (0.79%) JUnit
5 1 (0.39%) MSI
5 1 (0.39%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.39%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.39%) Subversion
5 1 (0.39%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
General
1 83 (32.68%) Finance
2 57 (22.44%) Banking
3 25 (9.84%) Retail
4 21 (8.27%) Retail Banking
5 9 (3.54%) Marketing
6 2 (0.79%) Law
6 2 (0.79%) Publishing
6 2 (0.79%) International Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Local Government
7 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.69%) JSF
2 15 (5.91%) Web Services
2 15 (5.91%) Django
2 15 (5.91%) Ruby on Rails
3 12 (4.72%) JPA
3 12 (4.72%) Hibernate
3 12 (4.72%) Java EE
4 9 (3.54%) Middleware
4 9 (3.54%) XML
4 9 (3.54%) Apache CXF
5 8 (3.15%) RichFaces
5 8 (3.15%) Play Framework
6 7 (2.76%) J2EE
6 7 (2.76%) REST
7 5 (1.97%) .NET
8 4 (1.57%) JSON
9 3 (1.18%) Spring
9 3 (1.18%) OSGi
10 2 (0.79%) RESTful
10 2 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.72%) User Experience
2 7 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.97%) Computer Science
3 5 (1.97%) Open Source
4 4 (1.57%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.18%) PKI
5 3 (1.18%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.79%) Social Media
6 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.79%) Replication
6 2 (0.79%) Cryptography
6 2 (0.79%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.39%) Clustering
7 1 (0.39%) IVR
7 1 (0.39%) CESG
7 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.39%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.39%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.17%) Windows
2 18 (7.09%) Linux
3 11 (4.33%) UNIX
4 9 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.36%) Solaris
6 4 (1.57%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.79%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.79%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.39%) AIX
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (12.20%) SOA
3 25 (9.84%) Data Modelling
4 21 (8.27%) TOGAF
4 21 (8.27%) Mentoring
5 20 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (7.09%) ETL
6 18 (7.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 17 (6.69%) Migration
7 17 (6.69%) Scrum
8 16 (6.30%) Technical Architecture
8 16 (6.30%) Use Case
9 14 (5.51%) Workflow
10 13 (5.12%) Software Architecture
11 12 (4.72%) MODAF
12 11 (4.33%) ITIL
12 11 (4.33%) OO
12 11 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (4.33%) Performance Management
13 10 (3.94%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 56 (22.05%) Java
2 16 (6.30%) Ruby
3 15 (5.91%) Scala
4 12 (4.72%) SQL
5 9 (3.54%) C
6 3 (1.18%) C#
6 3 (1.18%) C++
7 2 (0.79%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.79%) VBScript
7 2 (0.79%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.39%) Python
8 1 (0.39%) VB
8 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (11.42%) Security Cleared
2 24 (9.45%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.36%) Degree
4 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.18%) MCSE
5 2 (0.79%) PMP
5 2 (0.79%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.39%) SSCP
6 1 (0.39%) CISSP
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.39%) CCSP
6 1 (0.39%) CEH
6 1 (0.39%) GIAC
6 1 (0.39%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.79%) PCI DSS
1 2 (0.79%) Data Quality
1 2 (0.79%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (3.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.39%) RACF
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.36%) SCCM
2 3 (1.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (0.79%) CA Wily
3 2 (0.79%) OpenView
3 2 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.79%) MIIS
4 1 (0.39%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 46 (18.11%) Oracle
2 29 (11.42%) IBM
3 16 (6.30%) Microsoft
4 12 (4.72%) VMware
5 8 (3.15%) Unica
5 8 (3.15%) Cisco
5 8 (3.15%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.76%) Teradata
7 5 (1.97%) Guidewire
8 4 (1.57%) Trillium
8 4 (1.57%) EMC
8 4 (1.57%) Informatica
9 3 (1.18%) Symantec
9 3 (1.18%) Veritas
9 3 (1.18%) CA
9 3 (1.18%) LANDesk
9 3 (1.18%) Altiris
10 2 (0.79%) ForgeRock
10 2 (0.79%) Sybase
10 2 (0.79%) Cognos
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