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 3 months to 27 April 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.

Technical Architecture
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 90 79
Rank change year-on-year +20 -11  
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 7 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.70% 0.20% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.24% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Median daily rate £473 - £492
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 - £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 - £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 - £49.50

Technical 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 857 1270 1197
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 85.53% 83.17% 80.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 732 689
Median daily rate £420 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 17
Median hourly rate £15.86 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.33% +11.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.20 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, 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 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) SOA
2 4 (33.33%) Microservices
3 3 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
3 3 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
3 3 (25.00%) Flyway
3 3 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (25.00%) PostGIS
3 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (25.00%) Ansible
3 3 (25.00%) Docker
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) Pega
3 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (25.00%) QGIS
3 3 (25.00%) Case Management
3 3 (25.00%) Service Design
3 3 (25.00%) Spatial Data
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (25.00%) GIS
3 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL

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 2 (16.67%) JBoss
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) GIS
1 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (25.00%) QGIS
1 3 (25.00%) Spatial Data
2 2 (16.67%) DB2
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Flyway
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Architect
2 6 (50.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Geospatial Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Lead Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Azure Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) PostGIS
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
1 3 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) EJB
2 2 (16.67%) J2EE
2 2 (16.67%) JSP
2 2 (16.67%) Servlets
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (16.67%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (33.33%) Microservices
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) SOA
3 3 (25.00%) Case Management
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (25.00%) Document Management
3 3 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
3 3 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
3 3 (25.00%) Service Design
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Docker
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) Pega
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) VMware