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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 25 14 31
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 136 248 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.79% 8.70% 5.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.15% 9.30% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 120 82
Median daily rate £488 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £550 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £36.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+36.98% -11.51%
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
1903 2666 2711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.96% 93.54% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1122 1376 1462
Median daily rate £365 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 46 52
Median hourly rate £14.93 £20.00 £15.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.35% +25.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -7 80 £513 +7.32% 15
Glasgow -2 25 £500 +5.26% 3
Renfrewshire -15 17 £445 +8.53%
Aberdeen -10 2 - -
Architect
UK

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 66 (24.81%) Finance
2 63 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (20.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (13.16%) Scrum
5 32 (12.03%) Data Modelling
6 30 (11.28%) TOGAF
6 30 (11.28%) Enterprise Architecture
6 30 (11.28%) Security Cleared
7 29 (10.90%) LAN
8 28 (10.53%) Degree
8 28 (10.53%) Banking
8 28 (10.53%) SC Cleared
9 26 (9.77%) Domain-Driven Design
9 26 (9.77%) WAN
9 26 (9.77%) Microsoft
9 26 (9.77%) Windows
10 25 (9.40%) Data Architecture
10 25 (9.40%) Spatial Data
11 24 (9.02%) Information Architecture
11 24 (9.02%) Private Cloud
12 23 (8.65%) Relational Database
13 22 (8.27%) ETL
13 22 (8.27%) Migration
14 21 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (7.52%) Network Design
15 20 (7.52%) Microsoft Azure
15 20 (7.52%) Matrix Organization
16 19 (7.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
16 19 (7.14%) Data Centre
16 19 (7.14%) GIS

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 6 (2.26%) JBoss
1 6 (2.26%) SAS
2 5 (1.88%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.13%) Apache
3 3 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.13%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.75%) CMS
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle 10gAS
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.38%) CICS
5 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (4.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.38%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 3 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.75%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.38%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.26%) Office 365
4 5 (1.88%) SaaS
5 3 (1.13%) PaaS
6 2 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (10.90%) LAN
2 26 (9.77%) WAN
3 2 (0.75%) DNS
3 2 (0.75%) Internet
3 2 (0.75%) LDAP
3 2 (0.75%) VPN
3 2 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.38%) DHCP
4 1 (0.38%) Firewall
4 1 (0.38%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.38%) Network Security
4 1 (0.38%) SAN
4 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.38%) VoIP
4 1 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.40%) Spatial Data
2 23 (8.65%) Relational Database
3 19 (7.14%) GIS
4 18 (6.77%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (4.14%) Big Data
5 11 (4.14%) SQL Server
6 8 (3.01%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.26%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.88%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.88%) QlikView
9 4 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.13%) Looker
10 3 (1.13%) QGIS
10 3 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.75%) Power BI
11 2 (0.75%) SAS EBI
11 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (3.76%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.01%) Subversion
3 6 (2.26%) Maven
4 5 (1.88%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.13%) Flyway
6 2 (0.75%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.38%) ERwin
7 1 (0.38%) JIRA
7 1 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.38%) Selenium
7 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (24.81%) Finance
2 28 (10.53%) Banking
3 7 (2.63%) Law
3 7 (2.63%) Local Government
3 7 (2.63%) Retail
4 5 (1.88%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.88%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.75%) Electronics
5 2 (0.75%) Marketing
5 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.38%) Advertising
6 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.26%) Web Services
2 10 (3.76%) PostGIS
3 8 (3.01%) .NET
3 8 (3.01%) Middleware
4 7 (2.63%) HTML
5 5 (1.88%) JSON
5 5 (1.88%) XML
6 4 (1.50%) Apache CXF
6 4 (1.50%) CSS
6 4 (1.50%) JPA
6 4 (1.50%) JSF
7 3 (1.13%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (1.13%) Apache Camel
7 3 (1.13%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.13%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.13%) OSGi
7 3 (1.13%) RichFaces
8 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.75%) Drools
8 2 (0.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.02%) Private Cloud
2 19 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.51%) Visualisation
4 10 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.76%) Data Integration
4 10 (3.76%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.26%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.50%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.13%) Statistics
7 3 (1.13%) User Experience
8 2 (0.75%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.75%) Replication
9 1 (0.38%) CCTV
9 1 (0.38%) Clustering
9 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.38%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.38%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.38%) PKI
9 1 (0.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.77%) Windows
2 11 (4.14%) AIX
2 11 (4.14%) Solaris
3 9 (3.38%) HPUX
3 9 (3.38%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.26%) Linux
5 3 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.13%) Unix
6 2 (0.75%) VMS
6 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.38%) Android
7 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (20.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (13.16%) Scrum
4 32 (12.03%) Data Modelling
5 30 (11.28%) Enterprise Architecture
5 30 (11.28%) TOGAF
6 26 (9.77%) Domain-Driven Design
7 25 (9.40%) Data Architecture
8 24 (9.02%) Information Architecture
9 22 (8.27%) ETL
9 22 (8.27%) Migration
10 21 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (7.52%) Matrix Organization
11 20 (7.52%) Network Design
12 19 (7.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 17 (6.39%) Office Automation
14 16 (6.02%) Information Security
14 16 (6.02%) Service Design
14 16 (6.02%) SOA
15 15 (5.64%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.26%) Java
1 14 (5.26%) SQL
2 5 (1.88%) C#
3 4 (1.50%) C
4 3 (1.13%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.13%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.75%) C++
5 2 (0.75%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.38%) Python
6 1 (0.38%) R
6 1 (0.38%) Tcl
6 1 (0.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (11.28%) Security Cleared
2 28 (10.53%) Degree
2 28 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.63%) CISSP
4 4 (1.50%) CEH
4 4 (1.50%) CREST Certified
4 4 (1.50%) GIAC
4 4 (1.50%) SANS
5 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.38%) CCNA
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.38%) MCP
6 1 (0.38%) MCSE
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.88%) QA
2 3 (1.13%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (4.14%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.38%) Docker
3 4 (1.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (4.51%) Ansible
2 6 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.26%) Puppet
3 1 (0.38%) SCCM
3 1 (0.38%) SCOM
3 1 (0.38%) Simpana
Vendors
1 26 (9.77%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.77%) Oracle
3 9 (3.38%) Teradata
4 8 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (2.26%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.88%) Cloudera
6 5 (1.88%) ESRI
6 5 (1.88%) SAP
7 4 (1.50%) CA
7 4 (1.50%) Cisco
7 4 (1.50%) Nimsoft
7 4 (1.50%) Tableau
7 4 (1.50%) VMware
8 3 (1.13%) Citrix
8 3 (1.13%) EMC
8 3 (1.13%) Splunk
9 2 (0.75%) IBM
9 2 (0.75%) Juniper
9 2 (0.75%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.75%) Talend
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