Period
to 14 December 2018

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 6 months to 14 December 2018 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
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 134 103
Rank change year-on-year +2 -31 +12
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 8 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.41% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.47% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 14
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £375 £435 £404
90th Percentile £425 £641 £586
Scotland median daily rate £400 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -17.95% +2.63% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,508 2,545 1,698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.28% 86.39% 85.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,253 1,472 1,001
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.85% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 31
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -16.00% +51.52%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.24 £14.25
90th Percentile £44.45 £35.00 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% +5.00%

Data Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Data Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Architecture also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Data Architecture.

1 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
2 5 (62.50%) Big Data
2 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (50.00%) ETL
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (50.00%) Scala
3 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (50.00%) Data Science
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
4 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
5 2 (25.00%) R
6 1 (12.50%) REST
6 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
6 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
6 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (12.50%) DevOps
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) Data Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
2 5 (62.50%) Big Data
3 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
4 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Data Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (50.00%) Data Science
1 4 (50.00%) ETL
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
2 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Scala
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) R
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Informatica