Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 17 17
Rank change year-on-year -14 0 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 112 259 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.98% 9.26% 6.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.20% 9.67% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 147 84
Edinburgh median daily rate £500 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -4.04%
10th Percentile £378 £420 £416
90th Percentile £636 £605 £588
Scotland median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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 2154 2679 2960
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.69% 95.78% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1298 1490 1597
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £250 £265 £251
90th Percentile £550 £550 £500
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 36
Edinburgh median hourly rate £20.75 £15.82 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.20% -8.32% -11.54%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.35 £9.50
90th Percentile £43.39 £48.49 £40.50
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 6 months to 25 July 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 25 July 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 58 (51.79%) Finance
2 28 (25.00%) Migration
3 21 (18.75%) .NET
4 20 (17.86%) Web Services
4 20 (17.86%) SQL
4 20 (17.86%) Banking
5 19 (16.96%) Microsoft
5 19 (16.96%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (15.18%) EPiServer
7 16 (14.29%) LINQ
7 16 (14.29%) Entity Framework
7 16 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
7 16 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 16 (14.29%) C#
7 16 (14.29%) HTML
7 16 (14.29%) CSS
7 16 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 16 (14.29%) XSLT
7 16 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 16 (14.29%) MVC
8 15 (13.39%) AngularJS
9 14 (12.50%) Financial Institution
10 13 (11.61%) TDD
10 13 (11.61%) Oracle
10 13 (11.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (11.61%) Octopus Deploy
10 13 (11.61%) gulp
10 13 (11.61%) Modernizr
10 13 (11.61%) Moq

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 17 (15.18%) EPiServer
2 4 (3.57%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.57%) SAS
3 3 (2.68%) JBoss
3 3 (2.68%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.68%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.68%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.79%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.89%) CMS
5 1 (0.89%) IIS
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Pega PRPC
2 1 (0.89%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.89%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.79%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.79%) IaaS
3 2 (1.79%) PaaS
3 2 (1.79%) SaaS
4 1 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.79%) Firewall
1 2 (1.79%) LDAP
1 2 (1.79%) Network Security
2 1 (0.89%) DNS
2 1 (0.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (0.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (0.89%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.93%) Hadoop
2 7 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (3.57%) Data Lake
3 4 (3.57%) HBase
4 3 (2.68%) Big Data
4 3 (2.68%) DB2
4 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.79%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.79%) Impala
6 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (11.61%) Git (software)
1 13 (11.61%) gulp
1 13 (11.61%) Moq
1 13 (11.61%) Octopus Deploy
1 13 (11.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.89%) LoadRunner
General
1 58 (51.79%) Finance
2 20 (17.86%) Banking
3 14 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 6 (5.36%) Retail
5 5 (4.46%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.57%) Law
7 3 (2.68%) Legal
8 1 (0.89%) Back Office
8 1 (0.89%) Front Office
8 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.75%) .NET
2 20 (17.86%) Web Services
3 16 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 16 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 16 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 16 (14.29%) CSS
3 16 (14.29%) Entity Framework
3 16 (14.29%) HTML
3 16 (14.29%) LINQ
3 16 (14.29%) XSLT
4 15 (13.39%) AngularJS
5 13 (11.61%) jQuery
5 13 (11.61%) Modernizr
5 13 (11.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (3.57%) J2EE
6 4 (3.57%) Middleware
7 3 (2.68%) EJB
7 3 (2.68%) JSP
7 3 (2.68%) Servlets
7 3 (2.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.68%) Cyber Defence
3 3 (2.68%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.79%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Licensing
5 1 (0.89%) PKI
5 1 (0.89%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.04%) Windows
2 5 (4.46%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.68%) Linux
4 2 (1.79%) Solaris
4 2 (1.79%) Unix
5 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.00%) Migration
2 16 (14.29%) MVC
2 16 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 13 (11.61%) TDD
4 12 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (10.71%) ETL
5 11 (9.82%) Asset Management
6 9 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 8 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 8 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (7.14%) TOGAF
8 7 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
8 7 (6.25%) Scrum
8 7 (6.25%) SOA
9 6 (5.36%) Investment Management
9 6 (5.36%) ITIL
9 6 (5.36%) OO
10 5 (4.46%) Data Architecture
10 5 (4.46%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.86%) SQL
2 16 (14.29%) C#
2 16 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 9 (8.04%) Java
4 4 (3.57%) R
4 4 (3.57%) Scala
5 1 (0.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (4.46%) MCTS
1 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.79%) Degree
2 2 (1.79%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.79%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (0.89%) CISSP
3 1 (0.89%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.79%) MiFID
3 1 (0.89%) COBIT
3 1 (0.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.79%) HDFS
4 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.68%) SCOM
2 2 (1.79%) Ansible
2 2 (1.79%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (1.79%) Oozie
2 2 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.79%) Puppet
2 2 (1.79%) vRealize
3 1 (0.89%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 19 (16.96%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.61%) Oracle
3 6 (5.36%) Pega
4 5 (4.46%) Cloudera
5 4 (3.57%) VMware
6 3 (2.68%) Hyperion
6 3 (2.68%) Teradata
7 2 (1.79%) HP
7 2 (1.79%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.89%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.89%) Charles River
8 1 (0.89%) Cisco
8 1 (0.89%) Citrix
8 1 (0.89%) F5
8 1 (0.89%) hybris
8 1 (0.89%) NetApp
8 1 (0.89%) SAP
8 1 (0.89%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.89%) TSYS
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