Period
to 17 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £520 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 64 35
Rank change year-on-year +46 -29 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 130 34 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.70% 2.60% 4.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.02% 2.69% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 18 41
Glasgow median daily rate £520 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.47% - -
10th Percentile £400 £300 £400
90th Percentile £613 £558 £575
Scotland median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 - £32.00
Scotland median hourly rate £67.50 - £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 1,620 1,265 1,066
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 96.71% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 946 667 572
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £248 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 48 27
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £13.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +45.74% -51.24%
10th Percentile £10.92 £10.35 £9.25
90th Percentile £42.08 £36.50 £41.35
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.21 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.41% +18.88% -24.44%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 45 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (31.54%) Microservices
3 38 (29.23%) Oracle
4 37 (28.46%) Enterprise Architecture
5 34 (26.15%) Java
6 32 (24.62%) SQL
7 29 (22.31%) Web Services
7 29 (22.31%) MongoDB
7 29 (22.31%) NoSQL
7 29 (22.31%) Oracle Database
8 28 (21.54%) REST
8 28 (21.54%) SOAP
9 27 (20.77%) Oracle Forms
9 27 (20.77%) PL/SQL
9 27 (20.77%) Oracle Database 12c
10 25 (19.23%) Waterfall
11 24 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (17.69%) Microsoft
12 23 (17.69%) Software Delivery
13 21 (16.15%) Microsoft Azure
14 19 (14.62%) Finance
15 17 (13.08%) Migration
16 16 (12.31%) Collaborative Working
17 15 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
17 15 (11.54%) Degree
18 14 (10.77%) DevOps
19 13 (10.00%) Decision-Making
19 13 (10.00%) CRM
20 10 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
21 9 (6.92%) Analytics

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 3 (2.31%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.77%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 9 (6.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.77%) Dynamics SL
3 1 (0.77%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 21 (16.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.62%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (3.08%) IaaS
4 4 (3.08%) Office 365
4 4 (3.08%) PaaS
5 3 (2.31%) Azure Functions
5 3 (2.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 3 (2.31%) Serverless
6 2 (1.54%) SaaS
7 1 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.77%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.31%) MongoDB
1 29 (22.31%) NoSQL
1 29 (22.31%) Oracle Database
2 27 (20.77%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.54%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.77%) Big Data
4 1 (0.77%) Impala
4 1 (0.77%) Power BI
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (20.77%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.31%) Hudson
General
1 19 (14.62%) Finance
2 7 (5.38%) Banking
3 3 (2.31%) Marketing
4 2 (1.54%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.54%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.77%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (22.31%) Web Services
2 28 (21.54%) REST
2 28 (21.54%) SOAP
3 5 (3.85%) .NET
4 3 (2.31%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.31%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (2.31%) React
4 3 (2.31%) RESTful
4 3 (2.31%) Spring
4 3 (2.31%) Spring Boot
5 2 (1.54%) Kafka
6 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.77%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.08%) Cloud Native
3 2 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.54%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.31%) Windows
2 2 (1.54%) Linux
2 2 (1.54%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.77%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (31.54%) Microservices
3 37 (28.46%) Enterprise Architecture
4 25 (19.23%) Waterfall
5 24 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (17.69%) Software Delivery
7 17 (13.08%) Migration
8 16 (12.31%) Collaborative Working
9 15 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
10 14 (10.77%) DevOps
11 13 (10.00%) CRM
11 13 (10.00%) Decision-Making
12 10 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (6.92%) Analytics
13 9 (6.92%) Data Governance
13 9 (6.92%) E-Discovery
13 9 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (6.92%) Workshop Facilitation
14 8 (6.15%) Data Migration
14 8 (6.15%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.15%) Java
2 32 (24.62%) SQL
3 27 (20.77%) PL/SQL
4 8 (6.15%) C#
5 5 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.77%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (11.54%) Degree
2 3 (2.31%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.54%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.54%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.77%) MCSE
4 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.54%) PSD2
2 2 (1.54%) QA
3 1 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (29.23%) Oracle
2 23 (17.69%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.62%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.08%) VMware
5 3 (2.31%) Cisco
5 3 (2.31%) Siebel
6 2 (1.54%) Dell
6 2 (1.54%) HP
7 1 (0.77%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.77%) Citrix
7 1 (0.77%) CyberArk
7 1 (0.77%) Hyland
7 1 (0.77%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.77%) SAP
7 1 (0.77%) Twitter