The median contractor rate for a Architect was £465 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 10 27
Rank change year-on-year -30 +17  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 18 65 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.35% 11.11% 5.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.56% 11.99% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 24 21
Median daily rate £465 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.41% -15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £358 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £522 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.30% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.96 £52.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year -31.50% +12.90%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 506 542 823
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.23% 92.65% 96.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 306 480
Median daily rate £355 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.18% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 25
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -22.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.21 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.39 £32.50 £80.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 30 March 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 14 (31.11%) Migration
2 11 (24.44%) Finance
3 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (17.78%) Office 365
6 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
6 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
6 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
6 7 (15.56%) WAN
7 6 (13.33%) ETL
7 6 (13.33%) Law
7 6 (13.33%) Visualisation
7 6 (13.33%) SaaS
7 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Skype for Business
7 6 (13.33%) Data Visualisation
7 6 (13.33%) Skype
8 5 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
8 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (11.11%) .NET
9 4 (8.89%) Java
9 4 (8.89%) MS Office
9 4 (8.89%) VoIP
9 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
9 4 (8.89%) Replication
9 4 (8.89%) Programme Management

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 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.33%) Skype for Business
3 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.67%) Apache Spark
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (2.22%) Apache
7 1 (2.22%) Drupal
7 1 (2.22%) IIS
7 1 (2.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Office
2 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (17.78%) Office 365
3 6 (13.33%) SaaS
4 5 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (4.44%) GitHub
6 2 (4.44%) PaaS
7 1 (2.22%) IaaS
7 1 (2.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) WAN
2 6 (13.33%) Skype
3 4 (8.89%) PABX
3 4 (8.89%) VoIP
4 3 (6.67%) LAN
5 1 (2.22%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.22%) Network Security
5 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (6.67%) Big Data
3 3 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.67%) Power BI
3 3 (6.67%) QlikView
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.44%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.22%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (2.22%) MySQL
5 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.44%) JUnit
2 2 (4.44%) NUnit
2 2 (4.44%) PHPUnit
2 2 (4.44%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.22%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Law
3 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) Middleware
2 2 (4.44%) Web Services
2 2 (4.44%) XML
3 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.22%) CSS
3 1 (2.22%) D3.js
3 1 (2.22%) HTML
3 1 (2.22%) J2EE
3 1 (2.22%) jQuery
3 1 (2.22%) JSON
3 1 (2.22%) XHTML
3 1 (2.22%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Replication
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.22%) CCTV
3 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.22%) AIX
3 1 (2.22%) HPUX
3 1 (2.22%) Solaris
3 1 (2.22%) Unix
3 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Migration
2 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.33%) Data Visualisation
3 6 (13.33%) ETL
3 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
3 6 (13.33%) Visualisation
4 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.89%) Data Integration
5 4 (8.89%) Data Migration
5 4 (8.89%) MODAF
5 4 (8.89%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
5 4 (8.89%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (8.89%) Programme Management
6 3 (6.67%) Data Management
6 3 (6.67%) Information Assurance
6 3 (6.67%) Scrum
6 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.67%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.44%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) Java
2 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.67%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.44%) C#
3 2 (4.44%) PHP
4 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) ISEB
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.22%) CEH
3 1 (2.22%) CISSP
3 1 (2.22%) CREST Certified
3 1 (2.22%) GIAC
3 1 (2.22%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (6.67%) IBM
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle
4 2 (4.44%) SAP
4 2 (4.44%) Tableau
4 2 (4.44%) Talend
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) Pega
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.22%) VMware
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