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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 27 20 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 154 140 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.75% 6.26% 4.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.10% 6.72% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 60 53
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £388 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £541 £514
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 £38.25 £44.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-13.55% -6.84%
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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
2525 2084 1909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.22% 93.12% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1398 1015 1000
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 58 51
Average hourly rate £24.00 £16.00 £15.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +3.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -7 97 £475 +3.26% 6
Glasgow +8 40 £433 +8.12% 13
West Lothian +5 5 - -
Renfrewshire -18 4 £409 -
Inverclyde - 1 £415 -
Fife - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 98 (34.75%) Finance
2 76 (26.95%) Banking
3 48 (17.02%) TOGAF
4 47 (16.67%) Java
5 44 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (14.54%) Retail
7 34 (12.06%) Retail Banking
8 32 (11.35%) Windows
9 26 (9.22%) Oracle
10 25 (8.87%) Zachman Framework
10 25 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (8.87%) Security Cleared
11 23 (8.16%) SOA
12 22 (7.80%) Microsoft
13 21 (7.45%) Data Modelling
13 21 (7.45%) Migration
14 20 (7.09%) NoSQL
14 20 (7.09%) Technical Architecture
15 19 (6.74%) MongoDB
16 18 (6.38%) ITIL
17 17 (6.03%) IBM
17 17 (6.03%) Middleware
17 17 (6.03%) Ruby
18 16 (5.67%) Mentoring
18 16 (5.67%) SC Cleared
18 16 (5.67%) Scala
18 16 (5.67%) Ruby on Rails
18 16 (5.67%) Django
18 16 (5.67%) MySQL
18 16 (5.67%) Data Warehouse

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.84%) JBoss
3 7 (2.48%) SAS
4 6 (2.13%) IIS
4 6 (2.13%) CMS
5 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.35%) Apache
6 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.35%) FileNet
Applications
1 9 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.77%) MS Office
3 3 (1.06%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.06%) SPSS
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.71%) Office 365
3 1 (0.35%) IaaS
3 1 (0.35%) SaaS
3 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.61%) Firewall
2 11 (3.90%) WAN
3 10 (3.55%) SAN
4 9 (3.19%) LAN
5 6 (2.13%) Network Security
6 5 (1.77%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (1.42%) LDAP
7 4 (1.42%) NAS
8 3 (1.06%) SSH
8 3 (1.06%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.06%) VPN
8 3 (1.06%) DNS
9 2 (0.71%) WLAN
10 1 (0.35%) HTTP
10 1 (0.35%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.35%) SSL
10 1 (0.35%) IPv4
10 1 (0.35%) IPv6
10 1 (0.35%) Intranet
10 1 (0.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.09%) NoSQL
2 19 (6.74%) MongoDB
3 16 (5.67%) MySQL
3 16 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (3.90%) DB2
5 10 (3.55%) SQL Server
5 10 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (3.19%) Big Data
7 8 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.06%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (1.06%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (1.06%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (1.06%) Essbase
8 3 (1.06%) OLAP
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.71%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.35%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 6 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (1.77%) Maven
2 5 (1.77%) ERwin
3 3 (1.06%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.06%) Ant
4 2 (0.71%) JUnit
4 2 (0.71%) JIRA
4 2 (0.71%) Grunt
4 2 (0.71%) Bower
5 1 (0.35%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (0.35%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
General
1 98 (34.75%) Finance
2 76 (26.95%) Banking
3 41 (14.54%) Retail
4 34 (12.06%) Retail Banking
5 9 (3.19%) Marketing
6 3 (1.06%) International Banking
7 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Law
8 1 (0.35%) Legal
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.03%) Middleware
2 16 (5.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 16 (5.67%) Django
3 9 (3.19%) REST
4 8 (2.84%) Play Framework
5 6 (2.13%) .NET
6 5 (1.77%) Spring
6 5 (1.77%) Hibernate
6 5 (1.77%) J2EE
7 4 (1.42%) Web Services
8 3 (1.06%) CSS3
8 3 (1.06%) HTML5
8 3 (1.06%) JSF
8 3 (1.06%) XML
8 3 (1.06%) CSS
8 3 (1.06%) HTML
9 2 (0.71%) Flash
9 2 (0.71%) jBPM
9 2 (0.71%) JPA
9 2 (0.71%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.61%) Credit Risk
2 12 (4.26%) User Experience
3 7 (2.48%) Social Media
3 7 (2.48%) CESG
3 7 (2.48%) Mainframe
4 6 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.77%) Replication
5 5 (1.77%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.06%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.06%) Open Source
6 3 (1.06%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.71%) Clustering
7 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.35%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.35%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.35%) Windows
2 14 (4.96%) UNIX
3 11 (3.90%) Linux
4 6 (2.13%) AIX
5 4 (1.42%) Solaris
5 4 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.71%) HPUX
7 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (17.02%) TOGAF
2 44 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (8.87%) Zachman Framework
3 25 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (8.16%) SOA
5 21 (7.45%) Data Modelling
5 21 (7.45%) Migration
6 20 (7.09%) Technical Architecture
7 18 (6.38%) ITIL
8 16 (5.67%) Mentoring
9 15 (5.32%) Software Architecture
10 14 (4.96%) Security Architecture
10 14 (4.96%) Enterprise Architecture
11 13 (4.61%) Data Management
11 13 (4.61%) Data Architecture
12 12 (4.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 12 (4.26%) Service Delivery
13 10 (3.55%) ETL
13 10 (3.55%) TDD
13 10 (3.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 47 (16.67%) Java
2 17 (6.03%) Ruby
3 16 (5.67%) Scala
4 5 (1.77%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.77%) SQL
5 4 (1.42%) C
6 2 (0.71%) C#
6 2 (0.71%) C++
6 2 (0.71%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.35%) ABAP
7 1 (0.35%) Python
7 1 (0.35%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 25 (8.87%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.77%) Degree
3 5 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.77%) CCIE
4 2 (0.71%) CISSP
4 2 (0.71%) CCNP
4 2 (0.71%) ISSAP
5 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.71%) SRDF
3 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.35%) vCloud
3 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.35%) vSphere
3 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.35%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (1.42%) SCCM
2 3 (1.06%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (0.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (9.22%) Oracle
2 22 (7.80%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.03%) IBM
4 10 (3.55%) VMware
5 9 (3.19%) Teradata
5 9 (3.19%) Cisco
6 8 (2.84%) Unica
7 7 (2.48%) Informatica
8 6 (2.13%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.77%) Guidewire
9 5 (1.77%) Trillium
9 5 (1.77%) EMC
10 4 (1.42%) HP
10 4 (1.42%) Veritas
10 4 (1.42%) ArcSight
11 3 (1.06%) Splunk
11 3 (1.06%) Sybase
11 3 (1.06%) Cognos
11 3 (1.06%) Symantec
12 2 (0.71%) TIBCO
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