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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 124 123 117
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 8 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.26% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £440 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +52.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £440 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £463 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - -
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
2310 1945 1757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.16% 73.73% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1248 1066 916
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 29 22
Average hourly rate £30.25 £27.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £17.80 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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 -8 5 £475 +7.95%
Glasgow - 2 £356 - 3
Technical Architecture
UK

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 6 (27.27%) SQL
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 4 (18.18%) Spring
3 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle
4 3 (13.64%) QA
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (13.64%) Android
4 3 (13.64%) Android Development
5 2 (9.09%) iOS Development
5 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 2 (9.09%) MyBatis
5 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (9.09%) BYOD
5 2 (9.09%) iPad
5 2 (9.09%) NAS
5 2 (9.09%) SCCM
5 2 (9.09%) SCOM
5 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
5 2 (9.09%) SAN

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.09%) SAS
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
1 2 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
2 1 (4.55%) MPLS
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Law
2 1 (4.55%) Front Office
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Android Developer
4 2 (9.09%) iOS Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Java Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Data Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (4.55%) ERP Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
1 4 (18.18%) Spring
2 2 (9.09%) MyBatis
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.55%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Replication
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
1 2 (9.09%) iPad
1 2 (9.09%) BYOD
2 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Android
2 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.55%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) AIX
3 1 (4.55%) HPUX
3 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
1 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
1 3 (13.64%) Android Development
2 2 (9.09%) iOS Development
2 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
2 2 (9.09%) Project Management
2 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
2 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity Management
3 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
3 1 (4.55%) ERP
3 1 (4.55%) SOA
3 1 (4.55%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Line Management
3 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
1 2 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Apple
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) HP
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