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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 23 27 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 168 128 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.72% 5.18% 4.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.08% 5.56% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 66 55
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £386 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £470
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -18.18%
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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
2764 2303 1939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.14% 93.28% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1521 1151 997
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 56 44
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%

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 26 March 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 26 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 106 £475 -5.00% 15
Glasgow +23 46 £500 +29.03% 7
Aberdeen - 2 £513 - 2
Dundee - - - -
Stirling - - - - 1
Fife - - - -
Inverclyde - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Highlands - - - -
Architect
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Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 102 (34.23%) Finance
2 81 (27.18%) Banking
3 58 (19.46%) TOGAF
4 38 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (11.74%) Retail
5 35 (11.74%) Data Modelling
6 32 (10.74%) Migration
6 32 (10.74%) Retail Banking
7 30 (10.07%) Java
7 30 (10.07%) Windows
7 30 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (9.40%) Zachman Framework
9 26 (8.72%) Oracle
10 25 (8.39%) Enterprise Architecture
10 25 (8.39%) Security Cleared
11 24 (8.05%) Microsoft
12 20 (6.71%) Data Analysis
12 20 (6.71%) SOA
12 20 (6.71%) UNIX
13 19 (6.38%) ITIL
13 19 (6.38%) SC Cleared
14 18 (6.04%) Firewall
14 18 (6.04%) Middleware
15 17 (5.70%) SQL
15 17 (5.70%) ETL
15 17 (5.70%) Data Management
15 17 (5.70%) Security Architecture
16 16 (5.37%) Informatica
17 15 (5.03%) WAN
17 15 (5.03%) Analytics

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.36%) SAS
2 10 (3.36%) JBoss
3 7 (2.35%) IIS
4 6 (2.01%) CMS
5 3 (1.01%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.34%) Apache
7 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.34%) MS Office
3 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.01%) SPSS
4 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.34%) Agresso
2 1 (0.34%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.34%) Eikon
2 1 (0.34%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.67%) Office 365
3 1 (0.34%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) PaaS
3 1 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.04%) Firewall
2 15 (5.03%) WAN
3 13 (4.36%) LAN
4 11 (3.69%) SAN
4 11 (3.69%) Network Security
5 6 (2.01%) VPN
6 5 (1.68%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (1.34%) NAS
7 4 (1.34%) Internet
8 3 (1.01%) LDAP
8 3 (1.01%) DNS
9 2 (0.67%) SSH
9 2 (0.67%) WLAN
9 2 (0.67%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.34%) HTTP
10 1 (0.34%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.34%) IPv4
10 1 (0.34%) IPv6
10 1 (0.34%) SSL
10 1 (0.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
1 12 (4.03%) DB2
2 11 (3.69%) Big Data
3 9 (3.02%) NoSQL
4 8 (2.68%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.68%) PowerCenter
4 8 (2.68%) SQL Server
5 7 (2.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.68%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.34%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.01%) OLAP
8 3 (1.01%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (1.01%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.67%) MySQL
9 2 (0.67%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.34%) Informix
10 1 (0.34%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.34%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 11 (3.69%) ERwin
2 4 (1.34%) JIRA
3 2 (0.67%) Grunt
3 2 (0.67%) Bower
3 2 (0.67%) Maven
4 1 (0.34%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.34%) Axure RP
General
1 102 (34.23%) Finance
2 81 (27.18%) Banking
3 35 (11.74%) Retail
4 32 (10.74%) Retail Banking
5 6 (2.01%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.01%) International Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Law
7 1 (0.34%) Legal
7 1 (0.34%) Advertising
7 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.04%) Middleware
2 6 (2.01%) Spring
3 5 (1.68%) .NET
4 4 (1.34%) Drools
4 4 (1.34%) Hibernate
4 4 (1.34%) HTML
4 4 (1.34%) CSS
5 3 (1.01%) SOAP
5 3 (1.01%) Web Services
5 3 (1.01%) J2EE
5 3 (1.01%) HTML5
5 3 (1.01%) CSS3
6 2 (0.67%) Sass
6 2 (0.67%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.67%) REST
6 2 (0.67%) MyBatis
6 2 (0.67%) OAuth
6 2 (0.67%) jQuery
6 2 (0.67%) Django
6 2 (0.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.36%) Credit Risk
2 11 (3.69%) Mainframe
3 9 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.35%) CESG
4 7 (2.35%) Social Media
4 7 (2.35%) Data Integration
5 5 (1.68%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.68%) Replication
6 4 (1.34%) User Experience
6 4 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.34%) Clustering
6 4 (1.34%) GIS
7 3 (1.01%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.01%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.67%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.67%) Open Source
9 1 (0.34%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.34%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (0.34%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.07%) Windows
2 20 (6.71%) UNIX
3 11 (3.69%) Linux
4 10 (3.36%) AIX
5 8 (2.68%) Solaris
6 7 (2.35%) HPUX
7 4 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (19.46%) TOGAF
2 38 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (11.74%) Data Modelling
4 32 (10.74%) Migration
5 30 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (9.40%) Zachman Framework
7 25 (8.39%) Enterprise Architecture
8 20 (6.71%) Data Analysis
8 20 (6.71%) SOA
9 19 (6.38%) ITIL
10 17 (5.70%) ETL
10 17 (5.70%) Data Management
10 17 (5.70%) Security Architecture
11 15 (5.03%) Analytics
12 14 (4.70%) Data Architecture
13 13 (4.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 13 (4.36%) Waterfall
14 11 (3.69%) Service Delivery
14 11 (3.69%) Technical Architecture
15 10 (3.36%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (10.07%) Java
2 17 (5.70%) SQL
3 5 (1.68%) JavaScript
3 5 (1.68%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.34%) C
5 2 (0.67%) Scala
5 2 (0.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.67%) Ruby
6 1 (0.34%) MUMPS
6 1 (0.34%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 25 (8.39%) Security Cleared
2 19 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.69%) Degree
4 5 (1.68%) CCIE
4 5 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.01%) CISSP
6 2 (0.67%) ISSAP
6 2 (0.67%) CCNP
7 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.02%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.01%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.34%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.02%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.67%) SRDF
4 1 (0.34%) NFS
4 1 (0.34%) RACF
4 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.34%) vSphere
4 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.34%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (1.01%) SCCM
2 2 (0.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.34%) SCOM
3 1 (0.34%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.34%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 26 (8.72%) Oracle
2 24 (8.05%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.37%) Informatica
4 11 (3.69%) Cisco
5 10 (3.36%) VMware
6 7 (2.35%) CA
7 6 (2.01%) Teradata
7 6 (2.01%) EMC
8 5 (1.68%) IBM
8 5 (1.68%) HP
8 5 (1.68%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.68%) F5
9 4 (1.34%) ArcSight
9 4 (1.34%) Varonis
10 3 (1.01%) Cognos
10 3 (1.01%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.01%) Sybase
10 3 (1.01%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.01%) Veritas
10 3 (1.01%) Splunk
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