Period
to 19 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Architect was £600 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.

Senior Architect
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 106 139
Rank change year-on-year -3 +33 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 20 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.69% 0.099% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.10% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £600 £550 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38% +8.33%
10th Percentile £475 £518 £625
90th Percentile £623 £583 £675
Scotland median daily rate £575 £525 £413
% change year-on-year +9.52% +27.27% -21.43%
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%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 11 (55.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Maven
4 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) SOA
4 3 (15.00%) Unix
4 3 (15.00%) Linux
4 3 (15.00%) UML
4 3 (15.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) JBoss
4 3 (15.00%) Python
4 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (15.00%) Apache CXF
4 3 (15.00%) Ansible
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps
4 3 (15.00%) Ruby
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) BPMN
4 3 (15.00%) JPA
4 3 (15.00%) Drools
4 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (15.00%) Gradle
4 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (15.00%) Domain Models
4 3 (15.00%) Task Automation
4 3 (15.00%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Sequence Diagram

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Gradle
1 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (15.00%) Maven
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Apache CXF
1 3 (15.00%) Drools
1 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (15.00%) JPA
2 2 (10.00%) JSF
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (15.00%) BPMN
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (15.00%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (15.00%) DevOps
3 3 (15.00%) Domain Models
3 3 (15.00%) OO
3 3 (15.00%) SOA
3 3 (15.00%) Task Automation
3 3 (15.00%) UML
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) ERP
4 2 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Product Management
4 2 (10.00%) Revenue Recognition
4 2 (10.00%) Sequence Diagram
4 2 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) Python
2 3 (15.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle