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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 32 25 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 116 174 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.28% 5.39% 4.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.61% 5.66% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 85 74
Median daily rate £470 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £400 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.84 £37.82 £52.25
% change year-on-year
+13.27% -27.61%
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
2069 3073 2628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.17% 95.17% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1588 1414
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £260 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 61 66
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -2 71 £475 +5.55% 5
Glasgow +3 23 £450 -5.26% 5
Renfrewshire -14 12 £440 +3.52% 1
Aberdeen 0 2 £400 -11.11%
Aberdeenshire - 2 £450 -
Architect
UK

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 94 (28.75%) Finance
2 84 (25.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 69 (21.10%) TOGAF
4 64 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (15.90%) Microsoft
6 44 (13.46%) Security Cleared
7 43 (13.15%) Enterprise Architecture
8 40 (12.23%) Banking
9 39 (11.93%) Data Architecture
10 37 (11.31%) Migration
11 35 (10.70%) Data Modelling
11 35 (10.70%) Information Architecture
12 34 (10.40%) Oracle
12 34 (10.40%) Scrum
13 33 (10.09%) SC Cleared
14 32 (9.79%) Domain-Driven Design
15 30 (9.17%) Relational Database
15 30 (9.17%) AIX
16 29 (8.87%) Data Warehouse
16 29 (8.87%) Spatial Data
17 28 (8.56%) LAN
17 28 (8.56%) WAN
18 27 (8.26%) Windows
19 26 (7.95%) ETL
20 25 (7.65%) .NET
21 24 (7.34%) SOA
21 24 (7.34%) Private Cloud
22 23 (7.03%) Degree
23 22 (6.73%) Network Design
23 22 (6.73%) MS Excel

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 8 (2.45%) CMS
2 5 (1.53%) CICS
2 5 (1.53%) JBoss
2 5 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (1.53%) SAS
2 5 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (1.53%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.22%) Apache
4 2 (0.61%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle 10gAS
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.31%) FileNet
5 1 (0.31%) IBM Connections
5 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.61%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.31%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 6 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.92%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.31%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.36%) PaaS
4 5 (1.53%) SaaS
5 3 (0.92%) IaaS
5 3 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.56%) LAN
1 28 (8.56%) WAN
2 12 (3.67%) Firewall
3 11 (3.36%) SAN
4 3 (0.92%) Network Security
5 2 (0.61%) DHCP
5 2 (0.61%) LDAP
5 2 (0.61%) VoIP
5 2 (0.61%) VPN
6 1 (0.31%) FCoE
6 1 (0.31%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.31%) HTTP
6 1 (0.31%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.31%) Multicast
6 1 (0.31%) NAS
6 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.17%) Relational Database
2 29 (8.87%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (8.87%) Spatial Data
3 21 (6.42%) GIS
4 18 (5.50%) SQL Server
5 16 (4.89%) Big Data
6 11 (3.36%) Hadoop
7 10 (3.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.75%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.45%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.83%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.53%) DB2
11 5 (1.53%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.53%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (1.53%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.92%) Data Mart
13 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.61%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (2.75%) Jenkins
1 9 (2.75%) Subversion
2 6 (1.83%) Maven
3 5 (1.53%) NUnit
4 3 (0.92%) MSBuild
4 3 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (0.92%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.61%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.31%) JIRA
6 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 94 (28.75%) Finance
2 40 (12.23%) Banking
3 12 (3.67%) Retail
4 10 (3.06%) Retail Banking
5 9 (2.75%) Law
6 6 (1.83%) Legal
7 5 (1.53%) Local Government
8 4 (1.22%) Back Office
8 4 (1.22%) Billing
9 3 (0.92%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.31%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.65%) .NET
2 18 (5.50%) PostGIS
3 14 (4.28%) Web Services
4 13 (3.98%) ASP.NET
5 11 (3.36%) .NET Framework
6 10 (3.06%) Middleware
7 7 (2.14%) HTML
8 6 (1.83%) Entity Framework
9 5 (1.53%) XML
10 3 (0.92%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (0.92%) Apache Camel
10 3 (0.92%) OSGi
10 3 (0.92%) XSLT
11 2 (0.61%) HTML5
11 2 (0.61%) IBM Integration Bus
11 2 (0.61%) Itk
11 2 (0.61%) JSON
11 2 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (0.61%) REST
11 2 (0.61%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.34%) Private Cloud
2 18 (5.50%) Data Integration
3 17 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.28%) Data Centre
5 13 (3.98%) Mainframe
6 9 (2.75%) User Experience
7 8 (2.45%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.83%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (1.53%) iPad
9 5 (1.53%) PKI
9 5 (1.53%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.22%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.92%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.92%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.61%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.61%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.61%) Hedge funds
13 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Cloud
13 1 (0.31%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.17%) AIX
2 27 (8.26%) Windows
3 18 (5.50%) Solaris
3 18 (5.50%) Unix
4 15 (4.59%) HPUX
5 14 (4.28%) Linux
6 10 (3.06%) Windows Server
7 7 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.92%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.92%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.61%) VMS
11 1 (0.31%) Android
11 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (25.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 69 (21.10%) TOGAF
3 64 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (13.15%) Enterprise Architecture
5 39 (11.93%) Data Architecture
6 37 (11.31%) Migration
7 35 (10.70%) Data Modelling
7 35 (10.70%) Information Architecture
8 34 (10.40%) Scrum
9 32 (9.79%) Domain-Driven Design
10 26 (7.95%) ETL
11 24 (7.34%) SOA
12 22 (6.73%) Matrix Organization
12 22 (6.73%) Network Design
13 21 (6.42%) ITIL
13 21 (6.42%) Virtual Infrastructure
14 17 (5.20%) Dimensional Modelling
14 17 (5.20%) Office Automation
15 14 (4.28%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (4.28%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.20%) Java
2 15 (4.59%) SQL
3 13 (3.98%) C#
4 8 (2.45%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.53%) C
5 5 (1.53%) C++
5 5 (1.53%) COBOL
5 5 (1.53%) VB.NET
6 4 (1.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.22%) Python
6 4 (1.22%) VB
7 3 (0.92%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.92%) Bourne shell
7 3 (0.92%) Korn
7 3 (0.92%) Perl
7 3 (0.92%) Ruby
8 2 (0.61%) PHP
9 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.31%) Tcl
9 1 (0.31%) XPath
Qualifications
1 44 (13.46%) Security Cleared
2 33 (10.09%) SC Cleared
3 23 (7.03%) Degree
4 6 (1.83%) BC Cleared
5 3 (0.92%) CISSP
6 2 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.31%) CCNA
7 1 (0.31%) CCNP
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.31%) CLAS
7 1 (0.31%) HNC
7 1 (0.31%) MCSE
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.14%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.61%) QA
5 1 (0.31%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (4.59%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.98%) vSphere
4 9 (2.75%) Docker
5 6 (1.83%) RACF
6 1 (0.31%) HDFS
6 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.31%) KVM
6 1 (0.31%) NFS
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.31%) SRDF
6 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.31%) Xen
6 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (3.36%) Ansible
2 9 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.75%) Puppet
3 6 (1.83%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (1.22%) SCCM
5 2 (0.61%) SCOM
6 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (15.90%) Microsoft
2 34 (10.40%) Oracle
3 21 (6.42%) IBM
4 17 (5.20%) Citrix
5 16 (4.89%) HP
5 16 (4.89%) Teradata
6 15 (4.59%) VMware
7 14 (4.28%) ESRI
8 12 (3.67%) Cisco
9 11 (3.36%) CA
9 11 (3.36%) EMC
10 9 (2.75%) Sitecore
11 8 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.53%) Cloudera
12 5 (1.53%) Infor
13 4 (1.22%) Cyber-Ark
13 4 (1.22%) Nimsoft
13 4 (1.22%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.92%) Splunk
14 3 (0.92%) Tableau
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