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 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 25 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 177 156 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.97% 4.89% 4.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.41% 5.13% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 55 60
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £393 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £490 £490
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £59.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-22.26% -2.45%
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
2389 3038 2589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.09% 95.18% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1384 1530 1367
Median daily rate £350 £351 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% -3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 70 62
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £40.38 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +9 112 £485 -0.51% 7
Glasgow +1 37 £475 -0.52% 6
Renfrewshire -8 16 £430 -26.61%
Stirling +3 3 £513 - 1
Inverclyde +10 2 £400 -6.97% 1
Aberdeen -2 2 £400 -8.57%
Aberdeenshire - 1 £450 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £450 -
Architect
UK

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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.

1 137 (32.08%) Finance
2 102 (23.89%) TOGAF
3 82 (19.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 76 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (17.80%) Banking
5 71 (16.63%) Microsoft
6 70 (16.39%) Oracle
7 63 (14.75%) Security Cleared
8 57 (13.35%) Enterprise Architecture
9 56 (13.11%) SOA
10 55 (12.88%) Data Modelling
11 53 (12.41%) Migration
12 52 (12.18%) Data Architecture
12 52 (12.18%) Relational Database
13 51 (11.94%) Java
14 43 (10.07%) Data Warehouse
15 39 (9.13%) WAN
15 39 (9.13%) LAN
15 39 (9.13%) SC Cleared
16 36 (8.43%) ETL
16 36 (8.43%) AIX
17 32 (7.49%) MS Excel
18 31 (7.26%) .NET
18 31 (7.26%) Network Design
19 30 (7.03%) Scrum
19 30 (7.03%) SQL
19 30 (7.03%) Information Architecture
19 30 (7.03%) Virtual Infrastructure
19 30 (7.03%) Matrix Organization
20 29 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure

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 23 (5.39%) JBoss
2 9 (2.11%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.87%) CMS
4 5 (1.17%) CICS
4 5 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (0.94%) Apache
5 4 (0.94%) SAS
6 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle 10gAS
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.23%) Captiva
7 1 (0.23%) IBM Connections
7 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 32 (7.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.47%) AutoCAD
2 2 (0.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.23%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 6 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.17%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.17%) Teamcenter
3 4 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.47%) BigMachines
4 2 (0.47%) Primavera
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.81%) PaaS
4 7 (1.64%) SaaS
5 3 (0.70%) IaaS
6 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (9.13%) LAN
1 39 (9.13%) WAN
2 13 (3.04%) Firewall
3 11 (2.58%) SAN
4 4 (0.94%) Network Security
5 3 (0.70%) VoIP
6 2 (0.47%) DHCP
6 2 (0.47%) VPN
7 1 (0.23%) FCoE
7 1 (0.23%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.23%) HTTP
7 1 (0.23%) Internet
7 1 (0.23%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.23%) Multicast
7 1 (0.23%) NAS
7 1 (0.23%) Skype
7 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (12.18%) Relational Database
2 43 (10.07%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (6.56%) SQL Server
4 27 (6.32%) Spatial Data
5 21 (4.92%) GIS
6 15 (3.51%) Oracle Database
7 14 (3.28%) Big Data
8 11 (2.58%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.11%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.87%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.17%) Data Mart
12 5 (1.17%) DB2
12 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (1.17%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.17%) Oracle ODI
12 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.34%) Jenkins
2 9 (2.11%) Subversion
3 6 (1.41%) Maven
4 5 (1.17%) NUnit
5 4 (0.94%) MSBuild
5 4 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (0.94%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.47%) JIRA
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.23%) JProfiler
General
1 137 (32.08%) Finance
2 76 (17.80%) Banking
3 23 (5.39%) Retail
4 21 (4.92%) Retail Banking
5 9 (2.11%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.64%) Law
6 7 (1.64%) Legal
7 4 (0.94%) Back Office
7 4 (0.94%) Billing
8 3 (0.70%) German Language
9 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.23%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) Front Office
10 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.26%) .NET
2 21 (4.92%) Middleware
3 18 (4.22%) PostGIS
3 18 (4.22%) Web Services
4 16 (3.75%) JPA
5 15 (3.51%) ASP.NET
6 13 (3.04%) .NET Framework
6 13 (3.04%) Apache CXF
7 12 (2.81%) Hibernate
7 12 (2.81%) JSF
8 10 (2.34%) Drools
9 8 (1.87%) Entity Framework
9 8 (1.87%) RichFaces
10 7 (1.64%) XML
11 6 (1.41%) HTML
12 5 (1.17%) Java EE
12 5 (1.17%) XSLT
13 4 (0.94%) CSS
13 4 (0.94%) SOAP
13 4 (0.94%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.15%) Private Cloud
2 19 (4.45%) Data Centre
3 17 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.75%) Data Integration
5 14 (3.28%) Mainframe
5 14 (3.28%) User Experience
6 9 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.87%) Hedge funds
7 8 (1.87%) PKI
8 6 (1.41%) IBM Mainframe
8 6 (1.41%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.17%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.17%) iPad
10 4 (0.94%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.94%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.70%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.47%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.47%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.23%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 36 (8.43%) AIX
2 28 (6.56%) Windows
3 26 (6.09%) Solaris
4 22 (5.15%) HPUX
5 20 (4.68%) Unix
6 19 (4.45%) Linux
7 10 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.64%) Windows Server
9 6 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.70%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.70%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.23%) Android
11 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (23.89%) TOGAF
2 82 (19.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 76 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (13.35%) Enterprise Architecture
5 56 (13.11%) SOA
6 55 (12.88%) Data Modelling
7 53 (12.41%) Migration
8 52 (12.18%) Data Architecture
9 36 (8.43%) ETL
10 31 (7.26%) Network Design
11 30 (7.03%) Information Architecture
11 30 (7.03%) Matrix Organization
11 30 (7.03%) Scrum
11 30 (7.03%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 28 (6.56%) Domain-Driven Design
13 27 (6.32%) Zachman Framework
14 23 (5.39%) Office Automation
15 22 (5.15%) ITIL
16 21 (4.92%) UML
17 20 (4.68%) OO
Programming Languages
1 51 (11.94%) Java
2 30 (7.03%) SQL
3 15 (3.51%) C#
4 11 (2.58%) C++
5 10 (2.34%) JavaScript
6 8 (1.87%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.17%) C
7 5 (1.17%) COBOL
7 5 (1.17%) Python
7 5 (1.17%) VB
7 5 (1.17%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.94%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.94%) Bourne shell
8 4 (0.94%) Korn
8 4 (0.94%) Perl
8 4 (0.94%) PHP
8 4 (0.94%) Ruby
9 3 (0.70%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.47%) VBA
11 1 (0.23%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 63 (14.75%) Security Cleared
2 39 (9.13%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.98%) Degree
4 8 (1.87%) BC Cleared
5 5 (1.17%) ISEB
6 3 (0.70%) CCNA
6 3 (0.70%) CCNP
6 3 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.23%) CLAS
7 1 (0.23%) HNC
7 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.23%) MCSE
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.75%) Data Quality
2 13 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.87%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.94%) COBIT
4 4 (0.94%) QA
4 4 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (4.45%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.04%) RACF
3 13 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (3.04%) vSphere
4 10 (2.34%) Docker
5 1 (0.23%) HDFS
5 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.23%) KVM
5 1 (0.23%) NFS
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.23%) SRDF
5 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (3.04%) CA Single Sign-On
2 10 (2.34%) Ansible
2 10 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.34%) Puppet
3 4 (0.94%) SCCM
4 3 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 71 (16.63%) Microsoft
2 70 (16.39%) Oracle
3 26 (6.09%) IBM
4 23 (5.39%) CA
5 20 (4.68%) HP
6 18 (4.22%) Teradata
7 16 (3.75%) Cisco
7 16 (3.75%) Citrix
7 16 (3.75%) VMware
8 14 (3.28%) ESRI
9 10 (2.34%) EMC
9 10 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.64%) Sitecore
11 5 (1.17%) Cyber-Ark
11 5 (1.17%) Infor
12 4 (0.94%) Informatica
12 4 (0.94%) Nimsoft
12 4 (0.94%) Pega
12 4 (0.94%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.94%) Splunk
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