The median contractor rate for a Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 29 April 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.

Architect
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 14 18
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 64 146 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 6.28% 9.52% 6.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.58% 9.96% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 90 43
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £553 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £47.91 £42.00
% change year-on-year -11.29% +14.07%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 973 1466 1380
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.49% 95.57% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 829 783
Median daily rate £400 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 24
Median hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.23 £21.40 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Edinburgh

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Edinburgh

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, 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 Architect in the job title.

1 40 (29.85%) Finance
2 27 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (17.91%) Microsoft
4 22 (16.42%) Web Services
5 21 (15.67%) Java
6 19 (14.18%) Information Security
7 18 (13.43%) AngularJS
8 16 (11.94%) Migration
8 16 (11.94%) .NET
8 16 (11.94%) TOGAF
8 16 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
9 15 (11.19%) SC Cleared
9 15 (11.19%) Security Cleared
9 15 (11.19%) SQL
10 14 (10.45%) Oracle
11 13 (9.70%) Windows
11 13 (9.70%) SOA
11 13 (9.70%) MVC
11 13 (9.70%) Banking
11 13 (9.70%) Scrum
12 12 (8.96%) Data Modelling
12 12 (8.96%) Git (software)
13 11 (8.21%) Security Architecture
13 11 (8.21%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (8.21%) CSS
13 11 (8.21%) JavaScript
13 11 (8.21%) C#
13 11 (8.21%) HTML
13 11 (8.21%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (7.46%) Enterprise Software

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 9 (6.72%) EPiServer
2 7 (5.22%) JBoss
3 4 (2.99%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (2.99%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.24%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.24%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.49%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (1.49%) SAS
6 1 (0.75%) CICS
6 1 (0.75%) CMS
6 1 (0.75%) IIS
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Pega PRPC
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.75%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.49%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.49%) Office 365
4 1 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.48%) NetScaler
2 5 (3.73%) Internet
2 5 (3.73%) Network Security
3 4 (2.99%) DNS
3 4 (2.99%) Firewall
3 4 (2.99%) Wireless
4 3 (2.24%) DHCP
5 2 (1.49%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (1.49%) VoIP
6 1 (0.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.75%) LAN
6 1 (0.75%) LDAP
6 1 (0.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.97%) GIS
2 6 (4.48%) Hadoop
2 6 (4.48%) Spatial Data
3 5 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.99%) Data Lake
4 4 (2.99%) Geospatial Data
4 4 (2.99%) HBase
4 4 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.24%) DB2
5 3 (2.24%) QGIS
5 3 (2.24%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.49%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.49%) Big Data
6 2 (1.49%) Impala
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.49%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (8.96%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.22%) gulp
2 7 (5.22%) Moq
2 7 (5.22%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.99%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.24%) Flyway
5 2 (1.49%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.49%) Maven
6 1 (0.75%) Selenium
General
1 40 (29.85%) Finance
2 13 (9.70%) Banking
3 8 (5.97%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.99%) Retail
5 3 (2.24%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.49%) Electronics
6 2 (1.49%) Legal
6 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.49%) Marketing
6 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.75%) Back Office
7 1 (0.75%) Front Office
7 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.42%) Web Services
2 18 (13.43%) AngularJS
3 16 (11.94%) .NET
4 11 (8.21%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (8.21%) CSS
4 11 (8.21%) HTML
5 10 (7.46%) ASP.NET
6 9 (6.72%) XSLT
7 8 (5.97%) .NET Framework
7 8 (5.97%) Entity Framework
7 8 (5.97%) LINQ
8 7 (5.22%) jQuery
8 7 (5.22%) Modernizr
8 7 (5.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (4.48%) JPA
10 5 (3.73%) Hibernate
10 5 (3.73%) XML
11 4 (2.99%) Drools
11 4 (2.99%) J2EE
11 4 (2.99%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (6.72%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (5.22%) Public Cloud
4 5 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.73%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.99%) Cyber Defence
5 4 (2.99%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.24%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.24%) Replication
7 2 (1.49%) Clustering
8 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Licensing
8 1 (0.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.70%) Windows
2 4 (2.99%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.24%) Unix
3 3 (2.24%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.49%) Linux
4 2 (1.49%) Solaris
4 2 (1.49%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (14.18%) Information Security
3 16 (11.94%) Migration
3 16 (11.94%) TOGAF
4 13 (9.70%) MVC
4 13 (9.70%) Scrum
4 13 (9.70%) SOA
5 12 (8.96%) Data Modelling
6 11 (8.21%) Security Architecture
6 11 (8.21%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (7.46%) Asset Management
7 10 (7.46%) Web Development
8 9 (6.72%) Information Assurance
8 9 (6.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (5.97%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (5.97%) ETL
9 8 (5.97%) OO
9 8 (5.97%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (5.97%) TDD
10 7 (5.22%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.67%) Java
2 15 (11.19%) SQL
3 11 (8.21%) C#
3 11 (8.21%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.48%) R
5 4 (2.99%) Scala
6 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (11.19%) SC Cleared
1 15 (11.19%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.22%) CISSP
3 5 (3.73%) Degree
4 4 (2.99%) CEH
4 4 (2.99%) CREST Certified
4 4 (2.99%) GIAC
4 4 (2.99%) SANS
5 3 (2.24%) CCNA
5 3 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.24%) MCP
5 3 (2.24%) MCTS
5 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.75%) CCNP
7 1 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.49%) QA
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.75%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.24%) Docker
3 3 (2.24%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.49%) HDFS
4 2 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.49%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.49%) XenApp
4 2 (1.49%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.99%) Ansible
2 3 (2.24%) SCOM
3 2 (1.49%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (1.49%) Oozie
4 1 (0.75%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 24 (17.91%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.45%) Oracle
3 10 (7.46%) VMware
4 6 (4.48%) Cisco
5 5 (3.73%) Citrix
5 5 (3.73%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.99%) Pega
7 3 (2.24%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.24%) SAP
8 2 (1.49%) AlgoSec
8 2 (1.49%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.49%) ScanSafe
8 2 (1.49%) Symantec
9 1 (0.75%) F5
9 1 (0.75%) HP
9 1 (0.75%) hybris
9 1 (0.75%) NetApp
9 1 (0.75%) Splunk
9 1 (0.75%) TSYS
9 1 (0.75%) Verint
Edinburgh & Lothians
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago