The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 64 73 70
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 94 60 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.15% 1.98% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.38% 2.07% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 19 34
Median daily rate £500 £500 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £450 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £493 £500 £488
% change year-on-year
-1.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £49.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -17.50%
Solutions 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
2785 2899 2486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.21% 95.49% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1550 1553 1316
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 96 75
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 £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Solutions 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 Solutions Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 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 +2 53 £500 +2.56% 5
Glasgow +12 17 £450 -14.28% 4
Renfrewshire -21 13 £445 -
West Lothian +8 3 £495 -
Aberdeen +8 2 - -
Solutions Architect
UK

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 62 (31.00%) SOA
1 62 (31.00%) Relational Database
2 61 (30.50%) Finance
3 54 (27.00%) TOGAF
4 52 (26.00%) Oracle
5 47 (23.50%) Banking
6 45 (22.50%) Java
7 43 (21.50%) Security Cleared
8 40 (20.00%) UML
9 38 (19.00%) JBoss
10 37 (18.50%) WAN
11 35 (17.50%) LAN
11 35 (17.50%) Data Modelling
11 35 (17.50%) Network Design
12 34 (17.00%) OO
13 33 (16.50%) JPA
13 33 (16.50%) BPMN
14 31 (15.50%) Use Case
14 31 (15.50%) Logical Data Model
15 30 (15.00%) JSF
16 29 (14.50%) Apache CXF
17 28 (14.00%) Drools
17 28 (14.00%) Technical Architecture
17 28 (14.00%) Hibernate
18 27 (13.50%) Microsoft
18 27 (13.50%) Enterprise Architecture
18 27 (13.50%) SC Cleared
19 25 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
20 22 (11.00%) Office Automation
21 17 (8.50%) RichFaces

Solutions 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 38 (19.00%) JBoss
2 10 (5.00%) CMS
3 6 (3.00%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.50%) CICS
4 5 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.50%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.50%) GeoServer
7 2 (1.00%) Apache
7 2 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.50%) Captiva
8 1 (0.50%) FileNet
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.50%) SAS
8 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (3.50%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.50%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (0.50%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.50%) Siemens NX
3 1 (0.50%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 16 (8.00%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.50%) Teamcenter
3 2 (1.00%) BigMachines
3 2 (1.00%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.00%) Primavera
3 2 (1.00%) thinkFolio
3 2 (1.00%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.50%) Eikon
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.00%) IaaS
2 3 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.50%) PaaS
2 3 (1.50%) SaaS
3 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (18.50%) WAN
2 35 (17.50%) LAN
3 5 (2.50%) Firewall
4 3 (1.50%) Internet
5 2 (1.00%) DDNS
5 2 (1.00%) DNS
6 1 (0.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (31.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (3.50%) DB2
3 6 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (2.50%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (1.50%) GIS
6 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.00%) MySQL
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (3.50%) JIRA
2 3 (1.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.50%) Gradle
2 3 (1.50%) JBehave
2 3 (1.50%) Maven
2 3 (1.50%) Selenium
3 2 (1.00%) NUnit
3 2 (1.00%) Subversion
4 1 (0.50%) JProfiler
General
1 61 (30.50%) Finance
2 47 (23.50%) Banking
3 13 (6.50%) Retail
4 12 (6.00%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.00%) Billing
6 3 (1.50%) German Language
6 3 (1.50%) Law
6 3 (1.50%) Publishing
7 1 (0.50%) Front Office
7 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Local Government
7 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (16.50%) JPA
2 30 (15.00%) JSF
3 29 (14.50%) Apache CXF
4 28 (14.00%) Drools
4 28 (14.00%) Hibernate
5 17 (8.50%) RichFaces
6 15 (7.50%) .NET
7 9 (4.50%) Middleware
8 7 (3.50%) Web Services
9 6 (3.00%) REST
10 5 (2.50%) HTML
10 5 (2.50%) Java EE
10 5 (2.50%) XML
11 4 (2.00%) Spring
12 3 (1.50%) AngularJS
12 3 (1.50%) Itk
12 3 (1.50%) Leaflet
12 3 (1.50%) OpenLayers
12 3 (1.50%) PostGIS
12 3 (1.50%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.50%) Private Cloud
2 9 (4.50%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.50%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (2.50%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.00%) Credit Risk
5 4 (2.00%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.00%) Smart Meter
5 4 (2.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.50%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.00%) iPad
7 2 (1.00%) Replication
7 2 (1.00%) SCADA
7 2 (1.00%) User Experience
8 1 (0.50%) CMDB
8 1 (0.50%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.00%) AIX
2 7 (3.50%) Unix
3 5 (2.50%) Windows
4 4 (2.00%) Linux
5 3 (1.50%) Solaris
6 1 (0.50%) HPUX
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (31.00%) SOA
2 54 (27.00%) TOGAF
3 40 (20.00%) UML
4 35 (17.50%) Data Modelling
4 35 (17.50%) Network Design
5 34 (17.00%) OO
6 33 (16.50%) BPMN
7 31 (15.50%) Logical Data Model
7 31 (15.50%) Use Case
8 28 (14.00%) Technical Architecture
9 27 (13.50%) Enterprise Architecture
10 25 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (11.00%) Office Automation
12 15 (7.50%) Content Management
12 15 (7.50%) Data Architecture
13 14 (7.00%) Data Management
13 14 (7.00%) Open Source
14 13 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (5.50%) ArchiMate
15 11 (5.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 45 (22.50%) Java
2 5 (2.50%) C++
2 5 (2.50%) COBOL
3 4 (2.00%) C#
3 4 (2.00%) SQL
4 3 (1.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.50%) Python
5 2 (1.00%) C
5 2 (1.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.00%) VBA
6 1 (0.50%) Ada
6 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.50%) VB
6 1 (0.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 43 (21.50%) Security Cleared
2 27 (13.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.50%) QA
2 4 (2.00%) COBIT
2 4 (2.00%) MiFID
3 2 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (8.50%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.50%) vSphere
4 4 (2.00%) Docker
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (26.00%) Oracle
2 27 (13.50%) Microsoft
3 17 (8.50%) IBM
4 7 (3.50%) CA
5 6 (3.00%) VMware
6 5 (2.50%) Citrix
6 5 (2.50%) HP
7 4 (2.00%) Adobe
7 4 (2.00%) Pega
8 3 (1.50%) Cisco
8 3 (1.50%) Tableau
8 3 (1.50%) Teradata
9 2 (1.00%) Cognizant
9 2 (1.00%) EMC
9 2 (1.00%) Google
9 2 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.00%) SAP
9 2 (1.00%) Siemens
9 2 (1.00%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.00%) Sybase
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