Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Technical Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Architecture over the 6 months to 21 January 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.

Technical Architecture
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 96 120
Rank change year-on-year -4 +24 -14
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 40 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.39% 0.23% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 0.27% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 13
Edinburgh median daily rate £588 - £425
10th Percentile £375 - £300
90th Percentile £743 - £525
Scotland median daily rate £525 £420 £418
% change year-on-year +25.00% +0.60% -16.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Technical 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 2,487 1,475 2,509
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 86.66% 83.47% 83.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,452 909 1,312
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £267 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 20
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £19.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +1.23% +22.82%
10th Percentile £12.65 £14.25 £12.32
90th Percentile £65.50 £47.36 £42.25
Scotland median hourly rate £21.75 £21.00 £23.35
% change year-on-year +3.57% -10.06% +12.53%

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in Edinburgh

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architecture in Edinburgh

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architecture in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architecture in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Technical 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 Technical Architecture.

1 18 (45.00%) Customer-Centricity
2 13 (32.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (20.00%) Charles River
4 8 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 8 (20.00%) Front Office
4 8 (20.00%) Workflow
4 8 (20.00%) Fixed Income
4 8 (20.00%) Equities
4 8 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
4 8 (20.00%) thinkFolio
4 8 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
5 7 (17.50%) Forensic Analysis
5 7 (17.50%) Banking
6 5 (12.50%) Finance
7 4 (10.00%) Java
7 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
8 3 (7.50%) HTML5
8 3 (7.50%) Customer Insight
8 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
8 3 (7.50%) Prototyping
8 3 (7.50%) Strategic Thinking
8 3 (7.50%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (7.50%) DevOps
8 3 (7.50%) Microservices
8 3 (7.50%) React
8 3 (7.50%) JavaScript

Technical 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 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 8 (20.00%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Firewall
1 3 (7.50%) HTTP
1 3 (7.50%) SSL
2 2 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Redis
3 1 (2.50%) DB2
3 1 (2.50%) DTS
General
1 8 (20.00%) Front Office
2 7 (17.50%) Banking
3 5 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Architect
2 15 (37.50%) Technical Architect
3 9 (22.50%) Analyst
4 8 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 8 (20.00%) Business Manager
4 8 (20.00%) Front Office Business Analyst
4 8 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Digital Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Digital Transformation Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (7.50%) HTML
2 3 (7.50%) HTML5
2 3 (7.50%) React
3 2 (5.00%) .NET
3 2 (5.00%) .NET Core
3 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (5.00%) JSON
3 2 (5.00%) NHibernate
3 2 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (5.00%) SignalR
3 2 (5.00%) SOAP
3 2 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (2.50%) Spring
4 1 (2.50%) Spring Boot
4 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Equities
1 8 (20.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.50%) DataPower
3 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
1 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (7.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Customer-Centricity
2 13 (32.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 8 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
3 8 (20.00%) Workflow
4 7 (17.50%) Forensic Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.50%) Change Management
5 3 (7.50%) Customer Insight
5 3 (7.50%) DevOps
5 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.50%) Microservices
5 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
5 3 (7.50%) Prototyping
5 3 (7.50%) Strategic Thinking
6 2 (5.00%) Migration
6 2 (5.00%) MVC
6 2 (5.00%) SOA
6 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) Java
2 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) COBOL
4 1 (2.50%) JCL
4 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.00%) QA
3 1 (2.50%) COBIT
3 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Charles River
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle