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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
UK / Scotland
Rank 24 13 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 109 237 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.62% 9.16% 4.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.92% 9.79% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 116 72
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £390 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £26.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £55.00 £36.13
% change year-on-year
- +52.24%

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
1576 2420 2532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.69% 93.54% 95.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 1293 1368
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 33 51
Median hourly rate £17.32 £19.02 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.93% +8.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 -4 69 £500 +0.50% 12
Glasgow -4 23 £488 +5.40% 2
Renfrewshire +4 4 £445 +8.53%
Aberdeen -8 4 - -
Architect
UK

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 51 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (22.69%) Finance
3 32 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 30 (13.89%) Scrum
5 29 (13.43%) Windows
6 28 (12.96%) Security Cleared
7 26 (12.04%) SC Cleared
7 26 (12.04%) TOGAF
8 24 (11.11%) Degree
9 22 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (9.72%) WAN
11 20 (9.26%) Data Modelling
11 20 (9.26%) LAN
11 20 (9.26%) Banking
12 19 (8.80%) Information Security
12 19 (8.80%) Java
12 19 (8.80%) Data Centre
13 17 (7.87%) Relational Database
13 17 (7.87%) Domain-Driven Design
14 15 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (6.94%) SQL
14 15 (6.94%) MS Excel
14 15 (6.94%) Active Directory
14 15 (6.94%) Migration
15 14 (6.48%) Network Design
15 14 (6.48%) Enterprise Architecture
15 14 (6.48%) Visualisation
15 14 (6.48%) Spatial Data
16 13 (6.02%) Matrix Organization

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 (2.78%) SAS
2 5 (2.31%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.85%) JBoss
3 4 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.85%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.39%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.93%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.46%) Apache
6 1 (0.46%) CICS
6 1 (0.46%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.85%) MS Office
3 2 (0.93%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.93%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.85%) Teamcenter
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.46%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.63%) Office 365
3 3 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.93%) IaaS
4 2 (0.93%) PaaS
4 2 (0.93%) SaaS
5 1 (0.46%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.72%) WAN
2 20 (9.26%) LAN
3 6 (2.78%) Network Security
4 5 (2.31%) Internet
4 5 (2.31%) NetScaler
4 5 (2.31%) VoIP
5 4 (1.85%) DNS
5 4 (1.85%) Firewall
5 4 (1.85%) Skype
5 4 (1.85%) Wireless
6 3 (1.39%) DHCP
6 3 (1.39%) PABX
7 2 (0.93%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (0.93%) LDAP
8 1 (0.46%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.46%) VPN
8 1 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.87%) Relational Database
2 14 (6.48%) Spatial Data
3 13 (6.02%) GIS
4 10 (4.63%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.70%) Big Data
5 8 (3.70%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (2.31%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.31%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.31%) QlikView
8 4 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.39%) Looker
9 3 (1.39%) Power BI
9 3 (1.39%) QGIS
9 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (2.31%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.39%) Flyway
3 3 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.93%) JIRA
4 2 (0.93%) Subversion
4 2 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.46%) ERwin
5 1 (0.46%) Selenium
5 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 49 (22.69%) Finance
2 20 (9.26%) Banking
3 8 (3.70%) Law
3 8 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.24%) Local Government
5 3 (1.39%) Retail
5 3 (1.39%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.93%) Electronics
6 2 (0.93%) Marketing
6 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.46%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.02%) Web Services
2 8 (3.70%) .NET
2 8 (3.70%) HTML
3 6 (2.78%) AngularJS
3 6 (2.78%) XML
4 5 (2.31%) CSS
4 5 (2.31%) JSON
5 4 (1.85%) Apache CXF
5 4 (1.85%) JPA
5 4 (1.85%) JSF
5 4 (1.85%) PostGIS
6 3 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (1.39%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.39%) Itk
6 3 (1.39%) Middleware
6 3 (1.39%) RichFaces
7 2 (0.93%) Apache OpenJPA
7 2 (0.93%) Drools
7 2 (0.93%) HTML5
7 2 (0.93%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.80%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.48%) Visualisation
3 11 (5.09%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.09%) Private Cloud
4 10 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.78%) Data Integration
5 6 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.78%) Public Cloud
5 6 (2.78%) Replication
6 5 (2.31%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.39%) Statistics
8 2 (0.93%) Clustering
8 2 (0.93%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.93%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.93%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.46%) CCTV
9 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.46%) PKI
9 1 (0.46%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.43%) Windows
2 7 (3.24%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.85%) Unix
3 4 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.39%) Linux
4 3 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.39%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.39%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.93%) AIX
5 2 (0.93%) Solaris
5 2 (0.93%) VMS
5 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.46%) Android
6 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.46%) HPUX
6 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (13.89%) Scrum
4 26 (12.04%) TOGAF
5 22 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (9.26%) Data Modelling
7 19 (8.80%) Information Security
8 17 (7.87%) Domain-Driven Design
9 15 (6.94%) Migration
10 14 (6.48%) Enterprise Architecture
10 14 (6.48%) Network Design
11 13 (6.02%) Information Architecture
11 13 (6.02%) Matrix Organization
11 13 (6.02%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 12 (5.56%) Information Assurance
12 12 (5.56%) Office Automation
12 12 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (5.09%) Data Architecture
13 11 (5.09%) ETL
13 11 (5.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.80%) Java
2 15 (6.94%) SQL
3 5 (2.31%) C
3 5 (2.31%) C#
3 5 (2.31%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.85%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.39%) C++
5 3 (1.39%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.93%) R
6 2 (0.93%) Tcl
6 2 (0.93%) XPath
7 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.46%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 26 (12.04%) SC Cleared
3 24 (11.11%) Degree
4 10 (4.63%) CISSP
5 5 (2.31%) CEH
5 5 (2.31%) CREST Certified
5 5 (2.31%) GIAC
5 5 (2.31%) SANS
6 3 (1.39%) CCNA
6 3 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.39%) MCP
6 3 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.46%) CCNP
8 1 (0.46%) ISEB
8 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.78%) QA
2 3 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.46%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (6.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.85%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.39%) Docker
3 3 (1.39%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.39%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.93%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (2.78%) Ansible
2 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.46%) Simpana
Vendors
1 32 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.17%) Oracle
3 8 (3.70%) VMware
4 6 (2.78%) Cisco
4 6 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.31%) Citrix
5 5 (2.31%) Cloudera
5 5 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.31%) SAP
6 4 (1.85%) Splunk
6 4 (1.85%) Tableau
7 3 (1.39%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.39%) Symantec
8 2 (0.93%) Dell
8 2 (0.93%) EMC
8 2 (0.93%) IBM
8 2 (0.93%) Pega
8 2 (0.93%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.93%) Talend
8 2 (0.93%) webMethods
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
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