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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 27 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 210 139 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.16% 4.75% 5.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.71% 4.97% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 45 87
Median daily rate £475 £488 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £410 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.91 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+26.74% -
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
2723 2797 2381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.78% 95.56% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1534 1456 1321
Median daily rate £375 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 93 81
Median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +5 127 £490 +3.15% 10
Glasgow +1 31 £475 -3.79% 8
Renfrewshire -25 23 £440 -24.90%
Stirling +7 7 £538 -
West Lothian +5 3 £495 -
Aberdeen +5 2 - -
Inverclyde - 2 £400 - 1
Architect
UK

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 135 (30.89%) Finance
2 115 (26.32%) TOGAF
3 83 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (18.99%) Microsoft
4 82 (18.76%) Banking
5 78 (17.85%) Oracle
5 78 (17.85%) SOA
6 77 (17.62%) Security Cleared
7 75 (17.16%) Java
8 60 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 60 (13.73%) Enterprise Architecture
9 58 (13.27%) Relational Database
10 53 (12.13%) Data Modelling
11 44 (10.07%) Migration
12 42 (9.61%) Data Architecture
13 41 (9.38%) UML
14 39 (8.92%) WAN
14 39 (8.92%) Technical Architecture
15 38 (8.70%) JBoss
15 38 (8.70%) MS Excel
15 38 (8.70%) LAN
16 37 (8.47%) SC Cleared
17 34 (7.78%) OO
17 34 (7.78%) AIX
18 33 (7.55%) BPMN
19 31 (7.09%) Logical Data Model
19 31 (7.09%) SQL
19 31 (7.09%) Network Design
20 30 (6.86%) SQL Server
20 30 (6.86%) ETL

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 38 (8.70%) JBoss
2 17 (3.89%) WebSphere
3 16 (3.66%) CMS
4 5 (1.14%) CICS
4 5 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (0.69%) Alfresco
5 3 (0.69%) Apache
5 3 (0.69%) ArcGIS
5 3 (0.69%) GeoServer
5 3 (0.69%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.69%) SAS
6 2 (0.46%) LiveLink
6 2 (0.46%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.46%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.23%) Captiva
7 1 (0.23%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 38 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.83%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.92%) MS Office
4 2 (0.46%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (1.83%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.92%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.46%) BigMachines
3 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.46%) Primavera
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.52%) PaaS
4 4 (0.92%) IaaS
4 4 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (8.92%) WAN
2 38 (8.70%) LAN
3 15 (3.43%) Firewall
4 10 (2.29%) SAN
5 6 (1.37%) Network Security
6 4 (0.92%) VoIP
7 2 (0.46%) DHCP
7 2 (0.46%) Internet
7 2 (0.46%) Skype
8 1 (0.23%) DDNS
8 1 (0.23%) DNS
8 1 (0.23%) FCoE
8 1 (0.23%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.23%) HTTP
8 1 (0.23%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.23%) Multicast
8 1 (0.23%) NAS
8 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.23%) VPN
8 1 (0.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (13.27%) Relational Database
2 30 (6.86%) SQL Server
3 28 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (3.89%) Oracle Database
5 13 (2.97%) GIS
6 9 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.83%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.60%) Big Data
8 7 (1.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (1.60%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.37%) DB2
9 6 (1.37%) HDInsight
10 5 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (1.14%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (0.92%) Data Mart
12 3 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (1.37%) JIRA
2 5 (1.14%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.14%) NUnit
3 4 (0.92%) Maven
3 4 (0.92%) MSBuild
3 4 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (0.92%) Subversion
3 4 (0.92%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.69%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.69%) Gradle
4 3 (0.69%) JBehave
4 3 (0.69%) Selenium
5 2 (0.46%) ERwin
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.23%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.23%) JProfiler
6 1 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 135 (30.89%) Finance
2 82 (18.76%) Banking
3 20 (4.58%) Retail
3 20 (4.58%) Retail Banking
4 8 (1.83%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.60%) Law
5 7 (1.60%) Legal
6 4 (0.92%) Back Office
6 4 (0.92%) Billing
7 3 (0.69%) German Language
7 3 (0.69%) Publishing
8 2 (0.46%) Advertising
8 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.23%) Front Office
9 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.64%) .NET
1 29 (6.64%) JPA
2 28 (6.41%) Middleware
3 26 (5.95%) JSF
4 25 (5.72%) Apache CXF
5 24 (5.49%) Hibernate
6 21 (4.81%) Drools
7 20 (4.58%) Web Services
8 14 (3.20%) PostGIS
9 13 (2.97%) .NET Framework
9 13 (2.97%) ASP.NET
9 13 (2.97%) RichFaces
10 11 (2.52%) REST
11 8 (1.83%) Entity Framework
11 8 (1.83%) HTML
12 7 (1.60%) XML
13 6 (1.37%) Java EE
14 4 (0.92%) SOAP
14 4 (0.92%) Spring
14 4 (0.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.49%) Data Centre
2 16 (3.66%) User Experience
3 15 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.29%) Mainframe
4 10 (2.29%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.29%) Private Cloud
5 9 (2.06%) Data Integration
6 8 (1.83%) Hedge funds
6 8 (1.83%) PKI
7 7 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.14%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.14%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (1.14%) iPad
9 5 (1.14%) Taxonomies
10 4 (0.92%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.92%) Ontologies
10 4 (0.92%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.69%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 34 (7.78%) AIX
2 29 (6.64%) Windows
3 24 (5.49%) Linux
4 22 (5.03%) Solaris
4 22 (5.03%) Unix
5 19 (4.35%) HPUX
6 10 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.14%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.69%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.69%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.23%) Android
10 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (26.32%) TOGAF
2 83 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (17.85%) SOA
4 60 (13.73%) Enterprise Architecture
4 60 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (12.13%) Data Modelling
6 44 (10.07%) Migration
7 42 (9.61%) Data Architecture
8 41 (9.38%) UML
9 39 (8.92%) Technical Architecture
10 34 (7.78%) OO
11 33 (7.55%) BPMN
12 31 (7.09%) Logical Data Model
12 31 (7.09%) Network Design
13 30 (6.86%) ETL
13 30 (6.86%) Open Source
14 29 (6.64%) Use Case
15 23 (5.26%) Zachman Framework
16 22 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (4.81%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 75 (17.16%) Java
2 31 (7.09%) SQL
3 15 (3.43%) C#
4 12 (2.75%) JavaScript
4 12 (2.75%) Python
5 10 (2.29%) C++
6 8 (1.83%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.14%) COBOL
7 5 (1.14%) VB
7 5 (1.14%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.92%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.92%) Bourne shell
8 4 (0.92%) C
8 4 (0.92%) Korn
8 4 (0.92%) Perl
8 4 (0.92%) PHP
8 4 (0.92%) Ruby
9 3 (0.69%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.46%) VBA
11 1 (0.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 77 (17.62%) Security Cleared
2 37 (8.47%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.52%) Degree
4 8 (1.83%) BC Cleared
5 6 (1.37%) CCNP
5 6 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.14%) CCNA
6 5 (1.14%) ISEB
7 2 (0.46%) HNC
8 1 (0.23%) CCIE
8 1 (0.23%) CLAS
8 1 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.89%) Data Quality
2 13 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.52%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (1.60%) QA
5 5 (1.14%) SLA
6 4 (0.92%) COBIT
7 3 (0.69%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.89%) VMware ESXi
2 17 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.97%) RACF
3 13 (2.97%) vSphere
4 5 (1.14%) 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 (2.97%) CA Single Sign-On
2 6 (1.37%) Ansible
3 5 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.14%) Puppet
4 3 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.69%) SCCM
5 1 (0.23%) Proventia
5 1 (0.23%) QRadar
5 1 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 83 (18.99%) Microsoft
2 78 (17.85%) Oracle
3 29 (6.64%) IBM
4 23 (5.26%) HP
5 20 (4.58%) CA
6 18 (4.12%) Cisco
7 17 (3.89%) VMware
8 14 (3.20%) Citrix
9 10 (2.29%) EMC
10 8 (1.83%) ESRI
10 8 (1.83%) Teradata
11 7 (1.60%) Sitecore
12 6 (1.37%) Pega
12 6 (1.37%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.14%) Cyber-Ark
13 5 (1.14%) F5
13 5 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
13 5 (1.14%) Riverbed
14 4 (0.92%) Siemens
14 4 (0.92%) Splunk
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Aim Hire Jobs
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gourock
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £375.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago