The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Data Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Architecture over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Architecture
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 75 84
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9  
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 3 23 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.25% 1.70% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 1.99% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 1
Median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 - -

Data Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1017 1153 1164
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.22% 85.41% 82.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 625 605
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 13
Median hourly rate £15.86 £15.82 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.28% -14.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £11.61 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Data Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Data Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Architecture in Edinburgh

Data Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architecture in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Data Architecture.

1 10 (90.91%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (90.91%) ETL
2 9 (81.82%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) Cloudera
4 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (54.55%) Data Analysis
4 6 (54.55%) SAS
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle
5 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
5 5 (45.45%) Teradata
5 5 (45.45%) Banking
5 5 (45.45%) Retail
5 5 (45.45%) Hadoop
5 5 (45.45%) Big Data
6 4 (36.36%) Analytics
6 4 (36.36%) Apache Spark
6 4 (36.36%) Data Lake
6 4 (36.36%) Retail Banking
6 4 (36.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (36.36%) R
6 4 (36.36%) Scala
6 4 (36.36%) HBase
6 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (36.36%) Migration
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) Web Services
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (27.27%) Visualisation
7 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse

Data Architecture
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 6 (54.55%) SAS
2 4 (36.36%) Apache Spark
3 2 (18.18%) Apache Airflow
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon S3
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (45.45%) Big Data
2 5 (45.45%) Hadoop
3 4 (36.36%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (36.36%) Data Lake
3 4 (36.36%) HBase
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) Apache Hive
5 2 (18.18%) Impala
5 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
5 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) ERwin
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Retail
3 4 (36.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Data Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Data Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modeller
4 2 (18.18%) Designer
4 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SAS Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Modeller
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) ETL
2 6 (54.55%) Data Analysis
3 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Analytics
4 4 (36.36%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Visualisation
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Data Ingestion
6 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
6 2 (18.18%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (9.09%) Information Security
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) R
1 4 (36.36%) Scala
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (18.18%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cloudera
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) Teradata
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft