The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 121 103 109
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 6 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.45% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.48% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£525 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -8.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.00 £64.25 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+27.62% +25.98%
Lead Architect
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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
2587 2305 2467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.06% 93.28% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1373 1106 1163
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 89 119
Average hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -18.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.33 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £32.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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 -5 3 £400 -
Glasgow -16 1 £650 +67.74% 1
Lead Architect
UK

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Essbase
5 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (20.00%) Information Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) User Experience
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Scala
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (10.00%) Django
6 1 (10.00%) Kanban
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Ruby
6 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) MVC
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) MySQL

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Essbase
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (10.00%) Django
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Kanban
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Scala
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco