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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 130 122 118
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 18 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.61% 0.38% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.47% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 4
Median daily rate £445 £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.31% +13.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £370 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £560 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
2427 2329 1953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.69% 79.57% 76.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1401 1233 1087
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 62 36
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £14.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 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
Renfrewshire - 6 £438 -
Edinburgh -2 4 - - 1
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Glasgow +1 1 - -
Technical Architecture
UK

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) Security Cleared
3 23 (41.82%) Enterprise Architecture
4 21 (38.18%) Finance
4 21 (38.18%) Data Architecture
5 18 (32.73%) ArchiMate
5 18 (32.73%) TOGAF
6 16 (29.09%) Enterprise Modelling
7 14 (25.45%) BPMN
8 13 (23.64%) Relational Database
9 11 (20.00%) Office Automation
9 11 (20.00%) Network Design
9 11 (20.00%) LAN
9 11 (20.00%) WAN
10 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
10 8 (14.55%) MS Visio
11 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
11 7 (12.73%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (10.91%) SOA
12 6 (10.91%) ETL
12 6 (10.91%) Java
13 5 (9.09%) CA
13 5 (9.09%) Microservices
14 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
14 4 (7.27%) Private Cloud
14 4 (7.27%) Degree
14 4 (7.27%) Linux
15 3 (5.45%) 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 (1.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.82%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) LAN
1 11 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Subversion
2 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.82%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.82%) Maven
General
1 21 (38.18%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Banking
2 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Front Office
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (70.91%) Architect
2 23 (41.82%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (16.36%) Senior Architect
3 9 (16.36%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 7 (12.73%) Technical Architect
5 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (9.09%) Designer
6 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
6 5 (9.09%) Integration Architect
6 5 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Designer
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Leader
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Design Leader
9 2 (3.64%) Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Java Architect
9 2 (3.64%) Java Technical Architect
9 2 (3.64%) Solutions Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Support Team Leader
10 1 (1.82%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.82%) J2EE
2 1 (1.82%) Java EE
2 1 (1.82%) Middleware
2 1 (1.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Private Cloud
2 3 (5.45%) User Experience
3 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.82%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Mac OS X
2 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Unix
3 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.82%) Enterprise Architecture
3 21 (38.18%) Data Architecture
4 18 (32.73%) ArchiMate
4 18 (32.73%) TOGAF
5 16 (29.09%) Enterprise Modelling
6 14 (25.45%) BPMN
7 11 (20.00%) Network Design
7 11 (20.00%) Office Automation
8 6 (10.91%) ETL
8 6 (10.91%) SOA
9 5 (9.09%) Microservices
10 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
11 3 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (5.45%) Data Migration
11 3 (5.45%) Matrix Management
11 3 (5.45%) Open Source
11 3 (5.45%) Software Architecture
11 3 (5.45%) Test Scripting
11 3 (5.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) Java
2 2 (3.64%) Clojure
2 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.64%) Ruby
3 1 (1.82%) C#
3 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (47.27%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) Degree
4 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.82%) VCAP
5 1 (1.82%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.82%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) Docker
3 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Ansible
1 1 (1.82%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) CA
3 3 (5.45%) Siemens
4 2 (3.64%) VMware
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco
5 1 (1.82%) EMC
5 1 (1.82%) IBM
5 1 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle
5 1 (1.82%) Red Hat