The table below looks at the statistics for the Data 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 Data Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Architect
Rank 116 111 105
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 16 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% 0.63% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.65% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
Average daily rate £513 £538 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £515
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £628 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £513
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -7.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.25 -
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
2394 2603 2213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.96% 95.80% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1449 1069
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 56 66
Average hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.61% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.00 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Data Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Architect in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 -10 10 £500 -6.97% 2
Glasgow +9 4 - - 1
Dundee - 1 £525 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £550 -
Data Architect
UK

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Data 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 Data Architect in their job title.

1 26 (57.78%) Data Modelling
2 22 (48.89%) TOGAF
3 20 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
3 20 (44.44%) Data Architecture
4 18 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (33.33%) Finance
6 14 (31.11%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
7 9 (20.00%) User Experience
8 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
8 8 (17.78%) Data Management
8 8 (17.78%) Banking
8 8 (17.78%) Oracle
9 7 (15.56%) SQL
9 7 (15.56%) Scrum
9 7 (15.56%) Visualisation
9 7 (15.56%) Information Architecture
10 6 (13.33%) Big Data
10 6 (13.33%) Project Management
11 5 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (11.11%) PowerDesigner
11 5 (11.11%) Sybase
11 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
11 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
11 5 (11.11%) Pentaho
11 5 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
12 4 (8.89%) Hadoop
12 4 (8.89%) ArchiMate

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Data 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 Data Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.44%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.22%) SAS
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) Big Data
2 5 (11.11%) Pentaho
3 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.89%) Hadoop
3 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.44%) Apache Hive
5 2 (4.44%) HBase
5 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.22%) Data Mart
6 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.22%) MySQL
6 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) PowerDesigner
2 4 (8.89%) ERwin
3 1 (2.22%) Toad
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Middleware
1 1 (2.22%) REST
1 1 (2.22%) SOAP
1 1 (2.22%) Web Services
1 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 9 (20.00%) User Experience
2 7 (15.56%) Visualisation
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.67%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) AIX
1 1 (2.22%) HPUX
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
1 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Data Modelling
2 22 (48.89%) TOGAF
3 20 (44.44%) Data Architecture
3 20 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
4 18 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (31.11%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
7 8 (17.78%) Data Management
7 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
8 7 (15.56%) Information Architecture
8 7 (15.56%) Scrum
9 6 (13.33%) Project Management
10 5 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
10 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
11 4 (8.89%) ArchiMate
12 3 (6.67%) Analytics
12 3 (6.67%) Data Governance
12 3 (6.67%) Migration
12 3 (6.67%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Oracle
2 5 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
2 5 (11.11%) Sybase
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) SAP
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