The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 35 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 128 146 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.67% 5.97% 3.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.06% 6.37% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 86 29
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £344 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £66.00 £36.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+83.33% +33.33%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2532 2292 2432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.38% 93.74% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1322 1117 1130
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 77 109
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £32.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Architect
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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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -20 66 £450 +5.88% 11
Glasgow -1 22 £410 -3.52% 11
Stirling - 17 £500 - 1
West Lothian - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Fife - - - -
Architect
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Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 80 (30.30%) Finance
2 62 (23.48%) SOA
3 59 (22.35%) Java
4 54 (20.45%) Oracle
5 51 (19.32%) JBoss
6 46 (17.42%) Windows
7 44 (16.67%) Banking
8 36 (13.64%) Java EE
9 35 (13.26%) Web Services
10 33 (12.50%) Data Modelling
11 31 (11.74%) Stakeholder Management
12 30 (11.36%) JSF
13 28 (10.61%) Enterprise Architecture
14 25 (9.47%) Workflow
14 25 (9.47%) JPA
15 24 (9.09%) Hibernate
15 24 (9.09%) Use Case
15 24 (9.09%) Linux
16 22 (8.33%) Security Cleared
17 21 (7.95%) SC Cleared
17 21 (7.95%) RichFaces
17 21 (7.95%) ITIL
18 20 (7.58%) Retail Banking
18 20 (7.58%) Retail
19 19 (7.20%) TOGAF
20 18 (6.82%) SQL
20 18 (6.82%) IBM
20 18 (6.82%) Data Architecture
20 18 (6.82%) Relational Database
21 17 (6.44%) Microsoft

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (4.55%) FileNet
2 10 (3.79%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.14%) CICS
4 3 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.76%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (0.76%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.76%) IIS
6 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.38%) Lync
6 1 (0.38%) Node.js
6 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.38%) Apache
6 1 (0.38%) SAS
6 1 (0.38%) CMS
6 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.38%) Alfresco
Applications
1 8 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (3.79%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.65%) LAN
1 7 (2.65%) WAN
2 6 (2.27%) X.500
3 5 (1.89%) Firewall
3 5 (1.89%) SAN
4 4 (1.52%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (1.14%) LDAP
6 2 (0.76%) Network Security
6 2 (0.76%) IPsec
6 2 (0.76%) HTTP
6 2 (0.76%) VPN
6 2 (0.76%) DNS
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.38%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.38%) VoIP
7 1 (0.38%) ATM
7 1 (0.38%) Internet
7 1 (0.38%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.82%) Relational Database
2 12 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.03%) Big Data
3 8 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.89%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.14%) DB2
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.38%) MySQL
8 1 (0.38%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.38%) DataStage
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (1.89%) PowerDesigner
2 4 (1.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (1.52%) Axure RP
3 3 (1.14%) ERwin
4 2 (0.76%) Introscope
4 2 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.76%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.38%) Ant
5 1 (0.38%) MSI
5 1 (0.38%) Subversion
5 1 (0.38%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.38%) Maven
General
1 80 (30.30%) Finance
2 44 (16.67%) Banking
3 20 (7.58%) Retail Banking
3 20 (7.58%) Retail
4 2 (0.76%) Publishing
5 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.38%) Law
5 1 (0.38%) Advertising
5 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.38%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (13.64%) Java EE
2 35 (13.26%) Web Services
3 30 (11.36%) JSF
4 25 (9.47%) JPA
5 24 (9.09%) Hibernate
6 21 (7.95%) RichFaces
7 15 (5.68%) XML
7 15 (5.68%) Apache CXF
8 10 (3.79%) OSGi
9 8 (3.03%) J2EE
10 6 (2.27%) Middleware
10 6 (2.27%) .NET
11 5 (1.89%) SOAP
11 5 (1.89%) JAAS
11 5 (1.89%) jBPM
12 4 (1.52%) JSON
12 4 (1.52%) SAML
13 3 (1.14%) Spring
14 2 (0.76%) Java SE
14 2 (0.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.65%) Computer Science
2 4 (1.52%) Taxonomies
2 4 (1.52%) CMDB
2 4 (1.52%) Replication
3 3 (1.14%) Open Source
3 3 (1.14%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.14%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.14%) Mainframe
3 3 (1.14%) Credit Risk
3 3 (1.14%) PKI
4 2 (0.76%) Cryptography
4 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.76%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.38%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.38%) Clustering
5 1 (0.38%) IVR
5 1 (0.38%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.38%) Blog
5 1 (0.38%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 46 (17.42%) Windows
2 24 (9.09%) Linux
3 10 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (3.41%) UNIX
5 8 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.65%) Solaris
7 4 (1.52%) AIX
8 3 (1.14%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.14%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.76%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.76%) SUSE
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (23.48%) SOA
2 33 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 31 (11.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (10.61%) Enterprise Architecture
5 25 (9.47%) Workflow
6 24 (9.09%) Use Case
7 21 (7.95%) ITIL
8 19 (7.20%) TOGAF
9 18 (6.82%) Data Architecture
10 16 (6.06%) BPMN
11 15 (5.68%) UML
11 15 (5.68%) OO
11 15 (5.68%) ETL
12 12 (4.55%) Migration
12 12 (4.55%) Scrum
13 11 (4.17%) Asset Management
13 11 (4.17%) MODAF
14 10 (3.79%) Technical Architecture
14 10 (3.79%) User Stories
15 9 (3.41%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (22.35%) Java
2 18 (6.82%) SQL
3 13 (4.92%) C
4 3 (1.14%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.76%) VBScript
5 2 (0.76%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.38%) VB
6 1 (0.38%) C#
6 1 (0.38%) C++
6 1 (0.38%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 22 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 21 (7.95%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.52%) Degree
4 3 (1.14%) MCSE
4 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.76%) PMP
5 2 (0.76%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) SSCP
6 1 (0.38%) CCSP
6 1 (0.38%) CISSP
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.38%) GIAC
6 1 (0.38%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.52%) WCAG
2 2 (0.76%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.38%) FATCA
3 1 (0.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (3.79%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) XenApp
3 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (3.41%) SCCM
2 4 (1.52%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.52%) MIIS
3 2 (0.76%) OpenView
3 2 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.76%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.38%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 54 (20.45%) Oracle
2 51 (19.32%) JBoss
3 18 (6.82%) IBM
4 17 (6.44%) Microsoft
5 16 (6.06%) VMware
6 10 (3.79%) Cisco
7 7 (2.65%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.65%) Citrix
8 4 (1.52%) CA
8 4 (1.52%) Splunk
9 3 (1.14%) SAP
9 3 (1.14%) HP
10 2 (0.76%) LANDesk
10 2 (0.76%) Altiris
10 2 (0.76%) EMC
10 2 (0.76%) Intel
10 2 (0.76%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.76%) Informatica
10 2 (0.76%) Lumension
10 2 (0.76%) ForgeRock
Stirling
Huxley Associates
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scottish Government
Rate: Up to £68,000 per annum (23 Month Fixed Term Contract)
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
DP Connect
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 18 days ago