Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Data Architect
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 71 111
Rank change year-on-year -44 +40 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 19 57 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.65% 2.70% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 2.79% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 13
Edinburgh median daily rate £500 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £463 £413 £425
90th Percentile £631 £588 £595
Scotland median daily rate £506 £475 £513
% change year-on-year +6.58% -7.32% +2.50%
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 2810 2044 3038
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.61% 96.73% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1649 1185 1570
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% -2.53%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £258
90th Percentile £546 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £385 £360 £365
% change year-on-year +6.94% -1.37% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 26
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £19.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.54% -1.25% +25.27%
10th Percentile £10.44 £11.54 £10.99
90th Percentile £41.75 £50.91 £40.32
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £22.93
% change year-on-year +25.08% -29.52% +31.00%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017, Data 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 Data Architect in the job title.

1 12 (63.16%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Migration
3 7 (36.84%) ETL
3 7 (36.84%) Data Migration
3 7 (36.84%) Hadoop
3 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (31.58%) Data Architecture
4 6 (31.58%) TOGAF
4 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
4 6 (31.58%) Banking
4 6 (31.58%) Teradata
5 5 (26.32%) Cloudera
6 4 (21.05%) SAS
6 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
7 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.79%) Data Governance
7 3 (15.79%) Data Quality
7 3 (15.79%) Retail Banking
7 3 (15.79%) Network Design
7 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (15.79%) Data Management
8 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.53%) PowerCenter
8 2 (10.53%) SAP BW
8 2 (10.53%) ERwin
8 2 (10.53%) SAP
8 2 (10.53%) ITIL

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 4 (21.05%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (36.84%) Hadoop
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
4 2 (10.53%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (10.53%) Power BI
4 2 (10.53%) PowerCenter
4 2 (10.53%) SAP BW
5 1 (5.26%) Big Data
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) ERwin
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Migration
2 7 (36.84%) Data Migration
2 7 (36.84%) ETL
3 6 (31.58%) Data Architecture
3 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
3 6 (31.58%) TOGAF
4 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.79%) Data Governance
4 3 (15.79%) Data Management
4 3 (15.79%) Network Design
5 2 (10.53%) Data Strategy
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) UML
6 1 (5.26%) Data Transformation
6 1 (5.26%) ETL Development
6 1 (5.26%) Feasibility Study
6 1 (5.26%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (5.26%) Metadata Management
6 1 (5.26%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) Data Quality
2 2 (10.53%) GDPR
3 1 (5.26%) COBIT
3 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) Teradata
3 5 (26.32%) Cloudera
4 2 (10.53%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) Ab Initio
5 1 (5.26%) Google
5 1 (5.26%) Informatica
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Netezza
5 1 (5.26%) Tableau