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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 23 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 234 150 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.82% 5.00% 5.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.40% 5.24% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 62 81
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £378 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.21 £42.00 £41.03
% change year-on-year
+19.53% +2.37%
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
2786 2864 2468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.15% 95.40% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1563 1526 1325
Median daily rate £375 £370 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 97 71
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.95 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Architect Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 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 +2 144 £488 +2.63% 12
Glasgow +11 44 £450 -10.00% 7
Renfrewshire -24 19 £435 -
Stirling +11 5 £550 -
West Lothian +8 4 £495 - 1
Aberdeen +5 3 - -
Architect
UK

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 138 (29.36%) Finance
2 116 (24.68%) TOGAF
3 94 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 91 (19.36%) SOA
5 90 (19.15%) Oracle
6 87 (18.51%) Java
7 84 (17.87%) Banking
8 82 (17.45%) Microsoft
9 76 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
10 74 (15.74%) Relational Database
11 60 (12.77%) Enterprise Architecture
12 58 (12.34%) Data Modelling
13 56 (11.91%) Stakeholder Management
14 54 (11.49%) WAN
14 54 (11.49%) UML
14 54 (11.49%) SC Cleared
15 51 (10.85%) LAN
16 47 (10.00%) JBoss
16 47 (10.00%) BPMN
17 45 (9.57%) Technical Architecture
18 44 (9.36%) OO
19 42 (8.94%) Network Design
19 42 (8.94%) Use Case
20 41 (8.72%) JPA
21 40 (8.51%) JSF
22 39 (8.30%) MS Excel
23 38 (8.09%) Hibernate
23 38 (8.09%) Data Architecture
24 37 (7.87%) Apache CXF
24 37 (7.87%) Logical Data Model

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 47 (10.00%) JBoss
2 18 (3.83%) WebSphere
3 13 (2.77%) CMS
4 5 (1.06%) CICS
4 5 (1.06%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (0.85%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.64%) Alfresco
6 3 (0.64%) Apache
6 3 (0.64%) ArcGIS
6 3 (0.64%) GeoServer
6 3 (0.64%) SAS
7 2 (0.43%) LiveLink
7 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.43%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.21%) IIS
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 39 (8.30%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.70%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.85%) AutoCAD
3 4 (0.85%) MS Office
4 1 (0.21%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.21%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.21%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 16 (3.40%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.85%) Teamcenter
3 3 (0.64%) BigMachines
3 3 (0.64%) Primavera
4 2 (0.43%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.43%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.43%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.21%) Eikon
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.34%) PaaS
4 5 (1.06%) IaaS
4 5 (1.06%) SaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (11.49%) WAN
2 51 (10.85%) LAN
3 16 (3.40%) Firewall
4 10 (2.13%) SAN
5 6 (1.28%) Network Security
6 5 (1.06%) VoIP
7 3 (0.64%) Internet
8 2 (0.43%) DDNS
8 2 (0.43%) DHCP
8 2 (0.43%) DNS
8 2 (0.43%) Skype
9 1 (0.21%) FCoE
9 1 (0.21%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.21%) HTTP
9 1 (0.21%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.21%) Multicast
9 1 (0.21%) NAS
9 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.21%) VPN
9 1 (0.21%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (15.74%) Relational Database
2 29 (6.17%) SQL Server
3 21 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (3.62%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.13%) GIS
6 7 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 7 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.28%) DB2
7 6 (1.28%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.28%) HDInsight
7 6 (1.28%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.06%) Big Data
8 5 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (1.06%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.64%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 9 (1.91%) JIRA
2 5 (1.06%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.85%) Maven
3 4 (0.85%) MSBuild
3 4 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (0.85%) Subversion
3 4 (0.85%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.64%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.64%) Gradle
4 3 (0.64%) JBehave
4 3 (0.64%) Selenium
5 2 (0.43%) ERwin
5 2 (0.43%) NUnit
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.43%) PowerDesigner
5 2 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.21%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.21%) JProfiler
6 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
General
1 138 (29.36%) Finance
2 84 (17.87%) Banking
3 22 (4.68%) Retail
4 21 (4.47%) Retail Banking
5 9 (1.91%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.28%) Legal
7 5 (1.06%) Law
8 4 (0.85%) Back Office
8 4 (0.85%) Billing
9 3 (0.64%) German Language
9 3 (0.64%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.64%) Publishing
10 2 (0.43%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Front Office
11 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (8.72%) JPA
2 40 (8.51%) JSF
3 38 (8.09%) Hibernate
4 37 (7.87%) Apache CXF
5 30 (6.38%) Drools
5 30 (6.38%) Middleware
6 29 (6.17%) .NET
7 26 (5.53%) RichFaces
8 22 (4.68%) Web Services
9 12 (2.55%) REST
10 11 (2.34%) ASP.NET
11 10 (2.13%) .NET Framework
12 9 (1.91%) PostGIS
13 8 (1.70%) Entity Framework
13 8 (1.70%) HTML
14 7 (1.49%) XML
15 6 (1.28%) Apache OpenJPA
15 6 (1.28%) Java EE
16 4 (0.85%) Itk
16 4 (0.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.32%) Data Centre
2 21 (4.47%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.62%) Private Cloud
4 16 (3.40%) User Experience
5 12 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (1.70%) Hedge funds
6 8 (1.70%) PKI
7 7 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (1.49%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.49%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.06%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.06%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.06%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.06%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (1.06%) Taxonomies
9 4 (0.85%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.85%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.85%) Ontologies
9 4 (0.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 28 (5.96%) AIX
2 25 (5.32%) Windows
3 23 (4.89%) Unix
4 22 (4.68%) Linux
5 16 (3.40%) Solaris
6 13 (2.77%) HPUX
7 9 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.85%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.43%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.21%) Android
11 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (24.68%) TOGAF
2 91 (19.36%) SOA
3 76 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (12.77%) Enterprise Architecture
5 58 (12.34%) Data Modelling
6 56 (11.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 54 (11.49%) UML
8 47 (10.00%) BPMN
9 45 (9.57%) Technical Architecture
10 44 (9.36%) OO
11 42 (8.94%) Network Design
11 42 (8.94%) Use Case
12 38 (8.09%) Data Architecture
13 37 (7.87%) Logical Data Model
14 35 (7.45%) Migration
15 29 (6.17%) Open Source
16 28 (5.96%) ITIL
17 26 (5.53%) Office Automation
17 26 (5.53%) Zachman Framework
18 23 (4.89%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 87 (18.51%) Java
2 29 (6.17%) SQL
3 13 (2.77%) C#
4 12 (2.55%) JavaScript
4 12 (2.55%) Python
5 10 (2.13%) C++
6 7 (1.49%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.06%) COBOL
7 5 (1.06%) VB
8 4 (0.85%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.85%) Bourne shell
8 4 (0.85%) Korn
8 4 (0.85%) Perl
8 4 (0.85%) PHP
8 4 (0.85%) Ruby
9 3 (0.64%) C
9 3 (0.64%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.43%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.43%) VBA
11 1 (0.21%) Ada
Qualifications
1 94 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 54 (11.49%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.34%) Degree
4 8 (1.70%) BC Cleared
5 7 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.28%) CCNP
7 5 (1.06%) CCNA
7 5 (1.06%) ISEB
8 2 (0.43%) CCIE
8 2 (0.43%) HNC
9 1 (0.21%) CISSP
9 1 (0.21%) CLAS
9 1 (0.21%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.21%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.98%) Data Quality
2 12 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.34%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (1.49%) QA
5 5 (1.06%) JSP 440
5 5 (1.06%) SLA
6 4 (0.85%) COBIT
6 4 (0.85%) MiFID
System Software
1 20 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
2 17 (3.62%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.77%) vSphere
4 12 (2.55%) RACF
5 8 (1.70%) Docker
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.21%) KVM
7 1 (0.21%) NFS
7 1 (0.21%) SRDF
7 1 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (2.55%) CA Single Sign-On
2 6 (1.28%) Ansible
3 5 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.06%) Puppet
4 4 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.64%) SCCM
6 1 (0.21%) Proventia
6 1 (0.21%) QRadar
6 1 (0.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 90 (19.15%) Oracle
2 82 (17.45%) Microsoft
3 28 (5.96%) IBM
4 23 (4.89%) Cisco
4 23 (4.89%) HP
5 21 (4.47%) CA
6 17 (3.62%) VMware
7 14 (2.98%) Citrix
8 11 (2.34%) EMC
8 11 (2.34%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.91%) F5
9 9 (1.91%) Pega
10 6 (1.28%) Riverbed
11 5 (1.06%) ESRI
11 5 (1.06%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (1.06%) Sybase
12 4 (0.85%) Adobe
12 4 (0.85%) Juniper
12 4 (0.85%) Splunk
12 4 (0.85%) Teradata
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