Period
to 9 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 9 December 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.

Senior Architect
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 131 116
Rank change year-on-year -1 -15 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 4 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.29% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 3
Edinburgh median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -17.39%
10th Percentile £440 £475 £438
90th Percentile £610 £741 £583
Scotland median daily rate £575 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +12.20% +7.89% -11.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £32.00

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 2,702 2,782 1,949
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.44% 95.70% 96.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,372 1,638 1,146
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 22 36
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £16.36 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.97% -17.16% +3.84%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.45 £11.66
90th Percentile £44.39 £35.00 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.65% -19.05%

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Architect in Edinburgh

Senior Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Architect in Edinburgh

Senior Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Architect in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Architect in Edinburgh

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, Senior 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 Senior Architect in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SEO
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science

Senior 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) SEO
2 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft