Period
to 13 December 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Architect was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Application Architect
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 112 123
Rank change year-on-year -23 +11 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 7 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.20% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.21% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Edinburgh median daily rate £513 £388 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.26% -11.43% -2.78%
10th Percentile £412 £284 £344
90th Percentile £538 £501 £550
Scotland median daily rate £506 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -7.95% +22.22% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2824 1916 3012
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.43% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1654 1136 1544
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £249 £256
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year +6.90% -0.68% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 34 28
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.86 £22.50 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.07% +18.30% +20.61%
10th Percentile £10.53 £13.43 £10.66
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.00 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -19.05% +20.00%

Applications Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Applications Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Architect in Edinburgh

Applications Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Applications Architect in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Architect in Edinburgh

Applications Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Architect in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Architect in Edinburgh

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, Applications Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Applications Architect in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (28.57%) PaaS
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (14.29%) SOLID
4 1 (14.29%) Fintech
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Wireframes
4 1 (14.29%) Domain Models
4 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) JSF
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling

Applications Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) OpenVPN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Apache CXF
1 1 (14.29%) Apache OpenJPA
1 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 1 (14.29%) JPA
1 1 (14.29%) JSF
1 1 (14.29%) Kafka
1 1 (14.29%) RichFaces
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Fintech
1 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) BPMN
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Data Security
2 1 (14.29%) Domain Models
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) SOLID
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) Use Case
2 1 (14.29%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat