Period
to 19 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

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.

Data Architect
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 99 93
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 32 9 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.11% 0.44% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.46% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 39
Edinburgh median daily rate £550 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% - -13.64%
10th Percentile £425 £418 £455
90th Percentile £627 £510 £530
Scotland median daily rate £513 £484 £475
% change year-on-year +5.94% +1.84% -13.64%
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 2,779 1,942 2,725
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.06% 95.90% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,639 1,204 1,484
Edinburgh median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £239 £275
90th Percentile £557 £550 £561
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 26 16
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.25 £20.75 £15.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.87% +34.67% -25.75%
10th Percentile £10.28 £12.75 £10.89
90th Percentile £44.45 £52.09 £45.63
Scotland median hourly rate £16.50 £22.25 £22.25
% change year-on-year -25.84% - +5.48%

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in Edinburgh

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architect in Edinburgh

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architect in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Architect in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, Data Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 20 (62.50%) Data Architecture
2 17 (53.13%) Data Modelling
3 12 (37.50%) ETL
3 12 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (31.25%) TOGAF
4 10 (31.25%) Data Integration
5 9 (28.13%) Finance
5 9 (28.13%) RDBMS
5 9 (28.13%) Oracle
5 9 (28.13%) Relational Database
6 7 (21.88%) Information Security
7 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.75%) Hadoop
7 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
8 5 (15.63%) Banking
8 5 (15.63%) Migration
9 4 (12.50%) Data Management
9 4 (12.50%) SOA
9 4 (12.50%) Java
9 4 (12.50%) SQL
9 4 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (12.50%) Data Quality
9 4 (12.50%) Big Data
9 4 (12.50%) Kafka
9 4 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
10 3 (9.38%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 3 (9.38%) React

Data 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 3 (9.38%) Confluence
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.25%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.25%) thinkFolio
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (28.13%) RDBMS
2 9 (28.13%) Relational Database
3 6 (18.75%) Hadoop
4 4 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (12.50%) Big Data
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (6.25%) Data Lake
6 2 (6.25%) Power BI
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
7 1 (3.13%) HBase
7 1 (3.13%) Impala
7 1 (3.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) ERwin
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Kafka
2 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
2 3 (9.38%) Middleware
2 3 (9.38%) Node.js
2 3 (9.38%) React
2 3 (9.38%) Redux
2 3 (9.38%) REST
2 3 (9.38%) SOAP
2 3 (9.38%) Spring
2 3 (9.38%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (9.38%) iPad
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Data Architecture
2 17 (53.13%) Data Modelling
3 12 (37.50%) ETL
4 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (31.25%) Data Integration
4 10 (31.25%) TOGAF
5 7 (21.88%) Information Security
6 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
7 5 (15.63%) Migration
8 4 (12.50%) Data Management
8 4 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
8 4 (12.50%) SOA
9 3 (9.38%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 3 (9.38%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 3 (9.38%) Microservices
9 3 (9.38%) Software Architecture
9 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
9 3 (9.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) Java
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) R
2 2 (6.25%) Scala
3 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) Data Quality
2 3 (9.38%) QA
3 2 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (3.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (3.13%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Atlassian
3 3 (9.38%) Informatica
4 2 (6.25%) Ab Initio
4 2 (6.25%) Bloomberg
4 2 (6.25%) Charles River
4 2 (6.25%) Cloudera
4 2 (6.25%) CODA
4 2 (6.25%) Hyperion
4 2 (6.25%) SAP
4 2 (6.25%) Teradata
5 1 (3.13%) Google
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) Netezza