The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had SOA Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SOA Architect
Rank 137 135 126
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Architect 1 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.039% 0.094% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.099% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £650 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £520 £500
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SOA 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
2403 3034 2589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.98% 95.17% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1384 1529 1367
Median daily rate £350 £351 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% -3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 70 62
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.28 £40.38 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

SOA Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SOA Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SOA Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SOA Architect Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SOA 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 SOA Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 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 -5 1 - -
SOA Architect
UK

SOA Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, SOA 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 SOA Architect in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) JBoss
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) TOGAF
3 3 (50.00%) UML
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) Use Case
4 2 (33.33%) BPMN
4 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
5 1 (16.67%) ArchiMate
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) Apache CXF
5 1 (16.67%) JSF
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) JPA
5 1 (16.67%) Drools
5 1 (16.67%) Process Management
5 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle

SOA 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 4 (66.67%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) Apache CXF
2 1 (16.67%) Drools
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) JPA
2 1 (16.67%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) TOGAF
3 3 (50.00%) UML
4 2 (33.33%) BPMN
4 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) Use Case
4 2 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (16.67%) ArchiMate
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Process Management
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle