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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 25 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 217 152 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.38% 5.14% 5.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.96% 5.39% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 47 79
Median daily rate £475 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.15 £50.79
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -15.03%
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
2727 2819 2498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.69% 95.40% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1519 1444 1375
Median daily rate £364 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 82 68
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +10 130 £500 - 12
Glasgow +1 39 £475 -0.52% 9
Renfrewshire -26 19 £435 -25.75% 1
Stirling +6 6 £525 -
West Lothian +10 3 £495 -
Inverclyde - 2 £400 - 1
Aberdeen -8 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £450 -
Architect
UK

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 148 (32.24%) Finance
2 120 (26.14%) TOGAF
3 92 (20.04%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (18.30%) Microsoft
5 81 (17.65%) Oracle
6 79 (17.21%) Banking
7 76 (16.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 75 (16.34%) Security Cleared
9 74 (16.12%) SOA
10 69 (15.03%) Enterprise Architecture
11 62 (13.51%) Java
12 61 (13.29%) Data Modelling
13 57 (12.42%) Data Architecture
14 53 (11.55%) Relational Database
15 51 (11.11%) Migration
16 43 (9.37%) ETL
17 40 (8.71%) Data Warehouse
17 40 (8.71%) SC Cleared
18 37 (8.06%) MS Excel
18 37 (8.06%) WAN
18 37 (8.06%) AIX
18 37 (8.06%) LAN
19 36 (7.84%) SQL
20 35 (7.63%) SQL Server
21 33 (7.19%) UML
22 32 (6.97%) Technical Architecture
23 31 (6.75%) .NET
23 31 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
24 30 (6.54%) JBoss
25 28 (6.10%) Windows

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 30 (6.54%) JBoss
2 16 (3.49%) CMS
2 16 (3.49%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.09%) CICS
3 5 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (0.87%) SAS
5 3 (0.65%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.44%) Apache
6 2 (0.44%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.44%) GeoServer
6 2 (0.44%) LiveLink
6 2 (0.44%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.44%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.44%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.22%) FileNet
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 37 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.87%) MS Office
4 2 (0.44%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (1.31%) Oracle BPM
1 6 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.87%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.44%) BigMachines
3 2 (0.44%) Primavera
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.40%) PaaS
4 6 (1.31%) SaaS
5 3 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (8.06%) LAN
1 37 (8.06%) WAN
2 14 (3.05%) Firewall
3 11 (2.40%) SAN
4 4 (0.87%) Network Security
5 3 (0.65%) VoIP
6 2 (0.44%) DHCP
6 2 (0.44%) Skype
6 2 (0.44%) VPN
7 1 (0.22%) FCoE
7 1 (0.22%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.22%) HTTP
7 1 (0.22%) Internet
7 1 (0.22%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.22%) Multicast
7 1 (0.22%) NAS
7 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (11.55%) Relational Database
2 40 (8.71%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (7.63%) SQL Server
4 20 (4.36%) Spatial Data
5 18 (3.92%) GIS
6 16 (3.49%) Oracle Database
7 13 (2.83%) Big Data
8 10 (2.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.96%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.74%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.31%) DB2
12 6 (1.31%) HDInsight
13 5 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (1.09%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (1.09%) NUnit
2 4 (0.87%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.87%) JIRA
2 4 (0.87%) MSBuild
2 4 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (0.87%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.65%) Subversion
4 2 (0.44%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.44%) Gradle
4 2 (0.44%) JBehave
4 2 (0.44%) Maven
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.44%) Selenium
4 2 (0.44%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.22%) JProfiler
General
1 148 (32.24%) Finance
2 79 (17.21%) Banking
3 22 (4.79%) Retail
4 20 (4.36%) Retail Banking
5 9 (1.96%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.53%) Law
6 7 (1.53%) Legal
7 4 (0.87%) Back Office
7 4 (0.87%) Billing
8 3 (0.65%) German Language
8 3 (0.65%) Publishing
9 2 (0.44%) Advertising
9 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.22%) Front Office
10 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.75%) .NET
2 27 (5.88%) Middleware
3 21 (4.58%) JPA
4 18 (3.92%) Apache CXF
4 18 (3.92%) PostGIS
4 18 (3.92%) Web Services
5 17 (3.70%) JSF
6 16 (3.49%) Hibernate
7 15 (3.27%) ASP.NET
7 15 (3.27%) Drools
8 13 (2.83%) .NET Framework
9 9 (1.96%) RichFaces
10 8 (1.74%) Entity Framework
11 7 (1.53%) HTML
11 7 (1.53%) REST
11 7 (1.53%) XML
12 5 (1.09%) Java EE
13 4 (0.87%) SOAP
13 4 (0.87%) Spring
13 4 (0.87%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.14%) Data Centre
2 17 (3.70%) Data Integration
2 17 (3.70%) User Experience
3 16 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.61%) Mainframe
5 12 (2.61%) Private Cloud
6 9 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.74%) Hedge funds
7 8 (1.74%) PKI
8 6 (1.31%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (1.09%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.09%) iPad
9 5 (1.09%) Taxonomies
10 4 (0.87%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.87%) Ontologies
10 4 (0.87%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.65%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.44%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.06%) AIX
2 28 (6.10%) Windows
3 26 (5.66%) Solaris
4 24 (5.23%) Linux
5 22 (4.79%) HPUX
5 22 (4.79%) Unix
6 10 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.53%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.65%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.65%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.22%) Android
10 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (26.14%) TOGAF
2 92 (20.04%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (16.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 74 (16.12%) SOA
5 69 (15.03%) Enterprise Architecture
6 61 (13.29%) Data Modelling
7 57 (12.42%) Data Architecture
8 51 (11.11%) Migration
9 43 (9.37%) ETL
10 33 (7.19%) UML
11 32 (6.97%) Technical Architecture
12 28 (6.10%) Network Design
13 27 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
13 27 (5.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
14 26 (5.66%) ITIL
14 26 (5.66%) Logical Data Model
14 26 (5.66%) OO
14 26 (5.66%) Scrum
14 26 (5.66%) Zachman Framework
15 25 (5.45%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 62 (13.51%) Java
2 36 (7.84%) SQL
3 15 (3.27%) C#
4 11 (2.40%) JavaScript
5 10 (2.18%) C++
6 9 (1.96%) Python
7 8 (1.74%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.09%) COBOL
8 5 (1.09%) VB
8 5 (1.09%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.87%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.87%) Bourne shell
9 4 (0.87%) C
9 4 (0.87%) Korn
9 4 (0.87%) Perl
9 4 (0.87%) PHP
9 4 (0.87%) Ruby
10 3 (0.65%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.44%) VBA
12 1 (0.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 75 (16.34%) Security Cleared
2 40 (8.71%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.83%) Degree
4 8 (1.74%) BC Cleared
5 6 (1.31%) CCNP
5 6 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.09%) CCNA
6 5 (1.09%) ISEB
7 2 (0.44%) HNC
8 1 (0.22%) CCIE
8 1 (0.22%) CLAS
8 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.22%) MCSE
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 13 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (1.31%) QA
5 4 (0.87%) COBIT
5 4 (0.87%) SLA
6 2 (0.44%) JSP 440
System Software
1 19 (4.14%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.83%) RACF
3 13 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (2.83%) vSphere
4 4 (0.87%) Docker
5 1 (0.22%) HDFS
5 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.22%) KVM
5 1 (0.22%) NFS
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.22%) SRDF
5 1 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (2.83%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (0.87%) Ansible
2 4 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.87%) Puppet
2 4 (0.87%) SCCM
3 3 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 84 (18.30%) Microsoft
2 81 (17.65%) Oracle
3 28 (6.10%) IBM
4 23 (5.01%) CA
4 23 (5.01%) HP
5 19 (4.14%) Cisco
6 17 (3.70%) Teradata
7 16 (3.49%) VMware
8 15 (3.27%) Citrix
9 13 (2.83%) ESRI
10 10 (2.18%) EMC
10 10 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.53%) Sitecore
12 5 (1.09%) Cyber-Ark
12 5 (1.09%) F5
12 5 (1.09%) Infor
12 5 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (1.09%) Pega
12 5 (1.09%) Riverbed
13 4 (0.87%) Informatica
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