The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Lead Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Architect
Rank 146 128 116
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.17% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £450 £575 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% +5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £495 £541
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £575
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Lead 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
2773 2899 2511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.30% 95.49% 93.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1549 1553 1335
Median daily rate £378 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 97 76
Median hourly rate £30.10 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.14% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Lead Architect Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Lead Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Lead 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 Lead Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 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 -10 5 £450 -21.73%
Lead Architect
UK

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, Lead 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 Lead Architect in the job title.

1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 7 (41.18%) JBoss
2 7 (41.18%) Data Modelling
2 7 (41.18%) SOA
2 7 (41.18%) Drools
3 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
3 6 (35.29%) Logical Data Model
3 6 (35.29%) Apache CXF
3 6 (35.29%) RichFaces
3 6 (35.29%) Use Case
3 6 (35.29%) BPMN
3 6 (35.29%) JPA
3 6 (35.29%) JSF
3 6 (35.29%) Hibernate
3 6 (35.29%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) UML
3 6 (35.29%) OO
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) LAN
6 3 (17.65%) VoIP
6 3 (17.65%) WAN
6 3 (17.65%) Network Architecture
6 3 (17.65%) Presales
7 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (11.76%) HDInsight
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
7 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server

Lead 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 7 (41.18%) JBoss
2 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) LAN
1 3 (17.65%) VoIP
1 3 (17.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) HDInsight
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.88%) Pentaho
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (5.88%) PowerDesigner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Drools
2 6 (35.29%) Apache CXF
2 6 (35.29%) Hibernate
2 6 (35.29%) JPA
2 6 (35.29%) JSF
2 6 (35.29%) RichFaces
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Data Modelling
1 7 (41.18%) SOA
2 6 (35.29%) BPMN
2 6 (35.29%) Logical Data Model
2 6 (35.29%) OO
2 6 (35.29%) UML
2 6 (35.29%) Use Case
3 3 (17.65%) Network Architecture
3 3 (17.65%) Presales
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) ETL
5 1 (5.88%) Process Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
5 1 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.88%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Sybase