The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Data Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Architect
Rank 75 137 122
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 51 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.21% 0.15% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 0.16% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 2 5
Median daily rate £475 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £540 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £503 £500
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.55 -
Data 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
2182 3106 2590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.70% 94.98% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1271 1611 1327
Median daily rate £350 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 77 49
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.94 £42.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Data Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Data Architect in the job title.

Data Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Architect across the Scotland region.

Data Architect Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Architect across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Data Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Data 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 Data Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 August 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 +35 37 £500 -9.09%
Glasgow +17 12 £450 - 1
Scottish Borders - 1 £450 -
Data Architect
UK

Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Data 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 Data Architect in the job title.

1 45 (51.72%) Stakeholder Management
2 39 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (41.38%) Data Architecture
4 35 (40.23%) Data Modelling
5 32 (36.78%) Finance
5 32 (36.78%) Information Architecture
6 31 (35.63%) Domain-Driven Design
7 30 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (31.03%) ETL
9 26 (29.89%) Enterprise Architecture
10 25 (28.74%) TOGAF
11 24 (27.59%) Scrum
12 20 (22.99%) Spatial Data
13 18 (20.69%) PostGIS
13 18 (20.69%) Teradata
14 17 (19.54%) Dimensional Modelling
14 17 (19.54%) GIS
15 16 (18.39%) Big Data
15 16 (18.39%) Data Integration
16 14 (16.09%) ESRI
17 11 (12.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
18 10 (11.49%) Data Mapping
18 10 (11.49%) Degree
19 9 (10.34%) Migration
19 9 (10.34%) Hadoop
19 9 (10.34%) Data Quality
20 8 (9.20%) Relational Database
20 8 (9.20%) Kanban
20 8 (9.20%) RDBMS
21 7 (8.05%) Business Intelligence

Data 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 3 (3.45%) CMS
2 2 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.30%) SAS
3 1 (1.15%) IBM Connections
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (22.99%) Spatial Data
3 17 (19.54%) GIS
4 16 (18.39%) Big Data
5 11 (12.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 9 (10.34%) Hadoop
7 8 (9.20%) RDBMS
7 8 (9.20%) Relational Database
8 5 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (4.60%) Data Mart
9 4 (4.60%) MongoDB
9 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
10 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
11 1 (1.15%) PowerCenter
11 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (1.15%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (36.78%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Banking
2 5 (5.75%) Retail
3 4 (4.60%) Law
4 3 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.69%) PostGIS
2 2 (2.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.39%) Data Integration
2 6 (6.90%) User Experience
3 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.45%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.30%) AIX
1 2 (2.30%) HPUX
1 2 (2.30%) Linux
1 2 (2.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (51.72%) Stakeholder Management
2 39 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (41.38%) Data Architecture
4 35 (40.23%) Data Modelling
5 32 (36.78%) Information Architecture
6 31 (35.63%) Domain-Driven Design
7 27 (31.03%) ETL
8 26 (29.89%) Enterprise Architecture
9 25 (28.74%) TOGAF
10 24 (27.59%) Scrum
11 17 (19.54%) Dimensional Modelling
12 10 (11.49%) Data Mapping
13 9 (10.34%) Migration
14 8 (9.20%) Kanban
15 7 (8.05%) Analytics
15 7 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (8.05%) Data Management
16 6 (6.90%) Information Security
16 6 (6.90%) Mentoring
16 6 (6.90%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.05%) SQL
2 2 (2.30%) Java
3 1 (1.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) HDFS
Vendors
1 18 (20.69%) Teradata
2 14 (16.09%) ESRI
3 5 (5.75%) Infor
3 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.75%) Oracle
3 5 (5.75%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (4.60%) Informatica
5 3 (3.45%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.30%) Cognos
6 2 (2.30%) IBM
6 2 (2.30%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.15%) Capita