The table below looks at the statistics for Technical 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 Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 105 110 106
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 16 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.58% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.35% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
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£500 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £430 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.46% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -
Technical Architecture
UK

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
2025 1733 1643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 73.42% 68.55% 67.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1136 850 826
Average daily rate £385 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 64 69
Average hourly rate £33.75 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £9.25 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Technical Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Scotland region.

Technical Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Technical 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 Technical Architecture within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 October 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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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 0 7 £513 +26.54% 4
Edinburgh -1 5 £500 -
Technical Architecture
UK

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Technical 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 Technical Architecture.

1 11 (44.00%) Oracle
2 9 (36.00%) Java
3 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (16.00%) Finance
5 4 (16.00%) VMware
5 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (12.00%) JBoss
6 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (12.00%) Data Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) Information Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) Business Process Improvement
6 3 (12.00%) Essbase
6 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Spring
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (12.00%) SAS
6 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.00%) Cisco
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.00%) Apple
7 2 (8.00%) SQL
7 2 (8.00%) Linux
7 2 (8.00%) Web Services
7 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (8.00%) Data Management
7 2 (8.00%) Scrum

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Technical 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 Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) JBoss
1 3 (12.00%) SAS
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (12.00%) Essbase
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.00%) Xcode
2 1 (4.00%) Ant
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Architect
2 8 (32.00%) Technical Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Chief Technology Officer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Lead Technical Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Lead Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Technical Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) OBIEE Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis Manager
6 1 (4.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Business Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (12.00%) Spring
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) XSLT
3 1 (4.00%) Flash
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) SOAP
3 1 (4.00%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Replication
1 2 (8.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) CESG
2 1 (4.00%) iPhone
2 1 (4.00%) iPad
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) Information Architecture
3 3 (12.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.00%) Data Architecture
4 2 (8.00%) Database Tuning
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Scrum
4 2 (8.00%) Data Management
5 1 (4.00%) BPMN
5 1 (4.00%) Pattern Recognition
5 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (4.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.00%) CRM
5 1 (4.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) XQuery
3 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (4.00%) Jython
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Apple
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) EMC
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.00%) F5
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