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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 115 120 98
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -22
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 22 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.67% 0.32% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.41% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +44.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £455 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £691 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £403
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +11.80%
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
2611 2175 1757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.58% 77.90% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1359 1112 886
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 30 40
Average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £156.00 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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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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 +20 9 £500 +5.26% 1
Edinburgh -11 7 £415 -30.54% 3
Renfrewshire - 3 £438 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Fife - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Technical Architecture
UK

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Banking
2 9 (27.27%) SOA
3 8 (24.24%) Middleware
3 8 (24.24%) Java
4 6 (18.18%) ERP
4 6 (18.18%) Change Management
5 5 (15.15%) BPEL
5 5 (15.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
5 5 (15.15%) Web Services
5 5 (15.15%) XML
5 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
5 5 (15.15%) Oracle
5 5 (15.15%) WebLogic
5 5 (15.15%) MS Office
5 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (15.15%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (15.15%) WebCenter
5 5 (15.15%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (15.15%) iPad
5 5 (15.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
5 5 (15.15%) Line Management
5 5 (15.15%) User Experience
6 4 (12.12%) Planview
6 4 (12.12%) Target Operating Model
6 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
6 4 (12.12%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) MS Project

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 5 (15.15%) WebLogic
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Service Bus
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Office
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
1 5 (15.15%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (12.12%) MS Project
3 2 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) SaaS
1 3 (9.09%) PaaS
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Front Office
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Architect
2 5 (15.15%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Consultant
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle Consultant
2 5 (15.15%) SOA Consultant
2 5 (15.15%) Designer
2 5 (15.15%) SOA Designer
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle SOA Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Solutions Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Technical Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Performance Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Performance Test Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Change Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Team Leader
5 2 (6.06%) AWS Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Lead Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) Middleware
2 5 (15.15%) Web Services
2 5 (15.15%) XML
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (15.15%) WebCenter
3 4 (12.12%) Spring
4 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.03%) Ajax
5 1 (3.03%) HTML
5 1 (3.03%) CSS
5 1 (3.03%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) iPad
1 5 (15.15%) User Experience
2 2 (6.06%) Reference Data
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) SOA
2 6 (18.18%) ERP
2 6 (18.18%) Change Management
3 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
3 5 (15.15%) BPEL
3 5 (15.15%) Line Management
4 4 (12.12%) Target Operating Model
4 4 (12.12%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Network Architecture
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL
5 3 (9.09%) Service Management
5 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.09%) Workflow
5 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 3 (9.09%) Change Control
6 2 (6.06%) Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) Planview
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow