Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 33 37
Rank change year-on-year -29 +4 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 34 55 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.61% 4.92% 3.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 5.17% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 40 33
Glasgow median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £300 £400 £369
90th Percentile £555 £578 £535
Scotland median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - £32.00 -
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 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 1259 1063 1624
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 95.08% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 568 842
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £213
90th Percentile £500 £471 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
% change year-on-year +8.85% -2.47% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 27 28
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £13.38 £36.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.48% -63.20% +120.33%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £36.00 £41.35 £60.25
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
% change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 13 (38.24%) SQL
3 12 (35.29%) Oracle
4 10 (29.41%) TOGAF
5 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (17.65%) IBM
6 6 (17.65%) Web Services
6 6 (17.65%) Unix
7 5 (14.71%) SAP
7 5 (14.71%) Linux
7 5 (14.71%) Python
7 5 (14.71%) CRM
7 5 (14.71%) PowerCenter
7 5 (14.71%) SAP BW
7 5 (14.71%) Netezza
7 5 (14.71%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (14.71%) Oracle Exadata
7 5 (14.71%) Talend
8 4 (11.76%) Kafka
8 4 (11.76%) Big Data
8 4 (11.76%) Apache Spark
8 4 (11.76%) SDLC
8 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
8 4 (11.76%) Banking
8 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
8 4 (11.76%) Law
8 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (11.76%) SOA
8 4 (11.76%) Windows

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 (11.76%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.88%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.94%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) DNS
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
1 2 (5.88%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.94%) LAN
2 1 (2.94%) SDH
2 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle Exadata
2 5 (14.71%) PowerCenter
2 5 (14.71%) SAP BW
3 4 (11.76%) Big Data
3 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
4 3 (8.82%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (5.88%) Apache Hive
5 2 (5.88%) DataStage
5 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.88%) Impala
5 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.88%) Spark SQL
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.88%) Sqoop
6 1 (2.94%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
2 4 (11.76%) Law
3 2 (5.88%) Publishing
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Web Services
2 4 (11.76%) Kafka
3 2 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (5.88%) REST
4 1 (2.94%) .NET
4 1 (2.94%) J2EE
4 1 (2.94%) JDBC
4 1 (2.94%) JMS
4 1 (2.94%) JNDI
4 1 (2.94%) Spring
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Clustering
1 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
2 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Unix
2 5 (14.71%) Linux
3 4 (11.76%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) AIX
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Solaris
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) TOGAF
2 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.71%) CRM
4 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
4 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (11.76%) SDLC
4 4 (11.76%) SOA
5 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
5 3 (8.82%) Data Transformation
5 3 (8.82%) SIEM
6 2 (5.88%) BCP
6 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.88%) Data Architecture
6 2 (5.88%) Data Governance
6 2 (5.88%) Data Security
6 2 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (5.88%) High Availability
6 2 (5.88%) Open Source
6 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) Python
3 4 (11.76%) C#
3 4 (11.76%) Perl
4 2 (5.88%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.88%) Scala
4 2 (5.88%) VBScript
5 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) CISSP
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) EnCase
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) IBM
3 5 (14.71%) Netezza
3 5 (14.71%) SAP
3 5 (14.71%) Talend
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.82%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (8.82%) Splunk
4 3 (8.82%) Symantec
5 2 (5.88%) Cognos
5 2 (5.88%) McAfee
5 2 (5.88%) Nuix
5 2 (5.88%) Tableau
6 1 (2.94%) Adobe
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) Dell
6 1 (2.94%) EMC
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.94%) VMware