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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 120 119 124
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 17 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.67% 0.50% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.62% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Median daily rate £440 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £480 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £657
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.58 - £41.58
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
2109 2591 2191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.06% 81.17% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1255 1302 1149
Median daily rate £355 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 56 37
Median hourly rate £41.00 £30.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.42% +6.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £46.70 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architecture within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 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 +4 6 £525 -
Aberdeen - 3 - -
Glasgow -4 2 - - 1
Renfrewshire - 2 £440 -
Dundee - 1 £270 -
Technical Architecture
UK

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
3 12 (30.77%) Relational Database
4 11 (28.21%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (25.64%) Finance
5 10 (25.64%) LAN
5 10 (25.64%) WAN
6 9 (23.08%) Data Architecture
7 8 (20.51%) Network Design
7 8 (20.51%) Office Automation
7 8 (20.51%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 8 (20.51%) Matrix Organization
8 7 (17.95%) Java
9 6 (15.38%) Linux
9 6 (15.38%) TOGAF
9 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
9 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
9 6 (15.38%) ArchiMate
10 5 (12.82%) Software Architecture
10 5 (12.82%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (12.82%) Degree
10 5 (12.82%) Migration
10 5 (12.82%) Scrum
10 5 (12.82%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (10.26%) Prototyping
11 4 (10.26%) PLM
11 4 (10.26%) Teamcenter
11 4 (10.26%) Change Management
11 4 (10.26%) CAD
11 4 (10.26%) ERP

Technical Architecture
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 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Teamcenter
2 1 (2.56%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) LAN
1 10 (25.64%) WAN
2 2 (5.13%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) Internet
2 2 (5.13%) VoIP
2 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.26%) Subversion
2 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Front Office
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Architect
2 11 (28.21%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (15.38%) Technical Leader
4 5 (12.82%) Technical Design Leader
5 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Support Team Leader
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Build Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Java Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Solutions Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Data Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
1 2 (5.13%) REST
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Private Cloud
1 3 (7.69%) User Experience
2 2 (5.13%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Mac OS X
2 4 (10.26%) Unix
3 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Windows
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.21%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (23.08%) Data Architecture
4 8 (20.51%) Matrix Organization
4 8 (20.51%) Network Design
4 8 (20.51%) Office Automation
4 8 (20.51%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 6 (15.38%) ArchiMate
5 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 6 (15.38%) TOGAF
6 5 (12.82%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (12.82%) Migration
6 5 (12.82%) Scrum
6 5 (12.82%) Software Architecture
7 4 (10.26%) CAD
7 4 (10.26%) Change Management
7 4 (10.26%) ERP
7 4 (10.26%) PLM
7 4 (10.26%) Prototyping
7 4 (10.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) Java
2 4 (10.26%) Clojure
2 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.26%) Ruby
3 1 (2.56%) C
3 1 (2.56%) C#
3 1 (2.56%) C++
3 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) VCAP
4 2 (5.13%) VCP6
4 2 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.56%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.13%) Docker
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) vSphere
3 1 (2.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Ansible
1 2 (5.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) CA
1 4 (10.26%) Cisco
2 3 (7.69%) Siemens
3 2 (5.13%) EMC
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) MicroStrategy