The table below looks at the statistics for Data Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Architecture
Rank 129 123 106
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 11 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% 0.25% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.32% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £350 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £350 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £666 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.80
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2535 2154 1783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.47% 78.04% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1288 1129 894
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 38 42
Average hourly rate £30.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.23% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.85 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £78.90 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Data Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Architecture across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Data Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Architecture
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 Architecture within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +9 6 £500 -
Edinburgh -8 4 £450 +28.57% 2
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Data Architecture
UK

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Architecture also 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 that cited Data Architecture.

1 10 (55.56%) Data Modelling
2 7 (38.89%) ETL
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (27.78%) Banking
4 5 (27.78%) Data Management
4 5 (27.78%) Data Integration
4 5 (27.78%) Analytics
5 4 (22.22%) Master Data Management
5 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
5 4 (22.22%) Big Data
6 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (16.67%) Metadata Management
6 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (11.11%) RAD
7 2 (11.11%) SQL
7 2 (11.11%) SAP
7 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (11.11%) Informatica
7 2 (11.11%) Change Management
7 2 (11.11%) Data Conversion
7 2 (11.11%) Data Extraction
7 2 (11.11%) Predictive Analytics
7 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
7 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
7 2 (11.11%) Ab Initio

Data Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Architecture also 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 that cited Data Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 4 (22.22%) Big Data
2 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.56%) DataStage
4 1 (5.56%) QualityStage
4 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
4 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.56%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) ERwin
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Data Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Development Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) MI Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Strategy Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Writer
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Author
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Author
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Integration
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Data Conversion
3 2 (11.11%) Data Extraction
4 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Data Modelling
2 7 (38.89%) ETL
3 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (27.78%) Data Management
4 5 (27.78%) Analytics
5 4 (22.22%) Master Data Management
6 3 (16.67%) Metadata Management
6 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 2 (11.11%) Predictive Analytics
7 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
7 2 (11.11%) Information Security
7 2 (11.11%) Change Management
7 2 (11.11%) RAD
8 1 (5.56%) ERP
8 1 (5.56%) SOA
8 1 (5.56%) Validation
8 1 (5.56%) Migration
8 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) SAP
1 2 (11.11%) Informatica
1 2 (11.11%) Ab Initio
2 1 (5.56%) Netezza
2 1 (5.56%) Pega
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Sybase