Period
to 22 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 22 February 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.

Architect
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 33 21
Rank change year-on-year -3 -12 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 65 50 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.47% 4.68% 6.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.69% 4.91% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 21 40
Glasgow median daily rate £475 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33% -10.00%
10th Percentile £343 £263 £360
90th Percentile £575 £600 £541
Scotland median daily rate £513 £475 £451
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.32% -5.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Glasgow median hourly rate - £32.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.54% -
Scotland median hourly rate £57.50 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +79.69% -1.54% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,143 1,018 1,337
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.13% 95.32% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 527 722
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -3.45%
10th Percentile £250 £182 £188
90th Percentile £488 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £390 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +7.59% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 27 16
Glasgow median hourly rate £23.25 £15.89 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.32% -49.15% +82.64%
10th Percentile £10.72 £10.00 £13.63
90th Percentile £36.75 £45.00 £52.31
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £15.89 £25.00
% change year-on-year +25.87% -36.44% +31.58%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Glasgow

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Glasgow

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Glasgow over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Glasgow

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Glasgow

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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 Glasgow region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 21 (32.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (27.69%) TOGAF
3 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (20.00%) Finance
5 12 (18.46%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (18.46%) Windows
6 11 (16.92%) Active Directory
6 11 (16.92%) Office 365
7 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 9 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (13.85%) SQL
9 8 (12.31%) Degree
9 8 (12.31%) SCCM
9 8 (12.31%) Windows 10
10 7 (10.77%) C#
10 7 (10.77%) Oracle
10 7 (10.77%) Unix
10 7 (10.77%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (10.77%) CISSP
10 7 (10.77%) VMware
11 6 (9.23%) Risk Management
11 6 (9.23%) Information Security
11 6 (9.23%) Cryptography
11 6 (9.23%) Citrix
11 6 (9.23%) SOA
11 6 (9.23%) .NET
11 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
11 6 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
12 5 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Certified Architect

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.08%) Apache
2 2 (3.08%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.08%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.08%) CMS
2 2 (3.08%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.54%) IIS
3 1 (1.54%) Jetty
3 1 (1.54%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.54%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (32.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (16.92%) Office 365
3 6 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (6.15%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.54%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) PaaS
5 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) DNS
1 3 (4.62%) SAN
2 2 (3.08%) Firewall
2 2 (3.08%) Kerberos
2 2 (3.08%) Network Security
2 2 (3.08%) SDH
2 2 (3.08%) Skype
2 2 (3.08%) Unified Communications
2 2 (3.08%) WAN
3 1 (1.54%) Converged Networks
3 1 (1.54%) DHCP
3 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.54%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.54%) IPsec
3 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.54%) Telepresence
3 1 (1.54%) VoIP
3 1 (1.54%) VPLS
3 1 (1.54%) VPN
3 1 (1.54%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle Exadata
2 5 (7.69%) PowerCenter
2 5 (7.69%) SAP BW
3 3 (4.62%) Big Data
3 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.54%) MySQL
4 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.54%) GitLab
1 1 (1.54%) GoCD
1 1 (1.54%) Gradle
1 1 (1.54%) Mockito
1 1 (1.54%) SonarQube
General
1 13 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Banking
2 3 (4.62%) Legal
3 2 (3.08%) Law
3 2 (3.08%) Publishing
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Local Government
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) .NET
2 5 (7.69%) Web Services
3 4 (6.15%) REST
4 2 (3.08%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (3.08%) Kafka
4 2 (3.08%) XML
5 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.54%) Dropwizard
5 1 (1.54%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.54%) FreeMarker
5 1 (1.54%) Middleware
5 1 (1.54%) Node.js
5 1 (1.54%) Spring
5 1 (1.54%) Spring Boot
5 1 (1.54%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.62%) Clustering
2 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.08%) NHS
3 2 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.54%) BYOD
4 1 (1.54%) CESG
4 1 (1.54%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Windows
2 8 (12.31%) Windows 10
3 7 (10.77%) Unix
4 5 (7.69%) Linux
4 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.15%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.54%) Android
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) TOGAF
2 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.46%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (9.23%) Cryptography
5 6 (9.23%) Information Security
5 6 (9.23%) Risk Management
5 6 (9.23%) SOA
6 5 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (7.69%) CRM
6 5 (7.69%) Scrum
7 4 (6.15%) ArchiMate
7 4 (6.15%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.15%) Data Architecture
7 4 (6.15%) Identity Management
7 4 (6.15%) Open Source
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (6.15%) UML
7 4 (6.15%) User Stories
7 4 (6.15%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.85%) SQL
2 7 (10.77%) C#
3 5 (7.69%) Java
4 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.15%) Python
5 3 (4.62%) Perl
6 2 (3.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Degree
2 7 (10.77%) CISSP
3 5 (7.69%) MCSE
3 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.62%) CCNP
5 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.54%) CCDP
7 1 (1.54%) CCIE
7 1 (1.54%) CCIP
7 1 (1.54%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.54%) PMO
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 11 (16.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.62%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (4.62%) vSphere
4 2 (3.08%) Docker
5 1 (1.54%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) SCCM
2 4 (6.15%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (3.08%) EnCase
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.54%) Icinga
4 1 (1.54%) Kibana
4 1 (1.54%) logstash
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle
2 7 (10.77%) VMware
3 6 (9.23%) Citrix
4 5 (7.69%) SAP
5 3 (4.62%) Cisco
5 3 (4.62%) NetApp
6 2 (3.08%) Capita
6 2 (3.08%) IBM
6 2 (3.08%) McAfee
6 2 (3.08%) Netezza
6 2 (3.08%) Nuix
6 2 (3.08%) Symantec
6 2 (3.08%) Talend
7 1 (1.54%) Dell
7 1 (1.54%) EMC
7 1 (1.54%) HP
7 1 (1.54%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.54%) Nokia
7 1 (1.54%) Tandberg