The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Architect
Rank 121 93 100
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 7 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.61% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.65% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £448 £513
% change year-on-year
+10.61% -12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2540 2308 2430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.23% 93.90% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1325 1121 1128
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £500 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 79 109
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% -13.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £31.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Data Architect
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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
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 31 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -31 5 £400 +14.28% 1
Data Architect
UK

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 14 (87.50%) Data Modelling
2 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Data Architecture
3 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 5 (31.25%) ETL
6 5 (31.25%) PowerDesigner
6 5 (31.25%) Asset Management
7 4 (25.00%) Data Management
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
7 4 (25.00%) Data Governance
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (25.00%) Investment Management
8 3 (18.75%) ERwin
8 3 (18.75%) SAP
8 3 (18.75%) .NET
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle
8 3 (18.75%) XML
8 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
8 3 (18.75%) Banking
8 3 (18.75%) Retail
8 3 (18.75%) Retail Banking
8 3 (18.75%) JSON
9 2 (12.50%) C
9 2 (12.50%) MS Excel

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) PowerDesigner
2 3 (18.75%) ERwin
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 3 (18.75%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) XML
1 3 (18.75%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
1 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Data Modelling
2 9 (56.25%) Data Architecture
3 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (31.25%) ETL
4 5 (31.25%) Asset Management
5 4 (25.00%) Data Management
5 4 (25.00%) Investment Management
5 4 (25.00%) Data Governance
6 2 (12.50%) Information Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Analytics
7 1 (6.25%) Master Data Management
7 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
1 3 (18.75%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Informatica
2 1 (6.25%) Teradata
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