Period
to 25 May 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 43 20
Rank change year-on-year +22 -23 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 123 45 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.86% 3.94% 6.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.19% 4.18% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 17 40
Glasgow median daily rate £500 £493 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.52% +9.44% -5.26%
10th Percentile £355 £343 £336
90th Percentile £638 £560 £541
Scotland median daily rate £505 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £32.50
Scotland median hourly rate £66.25 - £32.50

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 1,501 1,076 1,173
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.97% 94.30% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 569 659
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.73% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £212 £189
90th Percentile £525 £488 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 17 8
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £17.32 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.47% -44.58% +48.14%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.50 £13.55
90th Percentile £35.00 £42.55 £36.25
Scotland median hourly rate £16.63 £17.32 £31.35
% change year-on-year -3.98% -44.76% +69.47%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 54 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (30.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (21.14%) Finance
4 25 (20.33%) Java
4 25 (20.33%) TOGAF
5 22 (17.89%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (17.89%) Oracle
6 19 (15.45%) UML
6 19 (15.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 18 (14.63%) Office 365
7 18 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (14.63%) Microservices
8 17 (13.82%) Scrum
9 16 (13.01%) CRM
9 16 (13.01%) Waterfall
10 15 (12.20%) IaaS
10 15 (12.20%) SQL Server
10 15 (12.20%) Migration
11 14 (11.38%) .NET
11 14 (11.38%) SharePoint
12 13 (10.57%) Windows
12 13 (10.57%) Microsoft
12 13 (10.57%) REST
13 12 (9.76%) PaaS
13 12 (9.76%) User Stories
13 12 (9.76%) SOA
13 12 (9.76%) VMware
13 12 (9.76%) TOGAF Certification
14 11 (8.94%) DevOps
14 11 (8.94%) Active Directory

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 14 (11.38%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.88%) CMS
3 3 (2.44%) Alfresco
3 3 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.44%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.63%) IIS
4 2 (1.63%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.81%) JBoss
5 1 (0.81%) Jetty
5 1 (0.81%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.81%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) InVision
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (30.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (17.89%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (14.63%) Office 365
4 15 (12.20%) IaaS
5 12 (9.76%) PaaS
6 8 (6.50%) SaaS
7 5 (4.07%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.81%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.25%) SAN
2 3 (2.44%) Skype
3 2 (1.63%) DHCP
3 2 (1.63%) DNS
3 2 (1.63%) Network Security
3 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.81%) BGP
4 1 (0.81%) DSL
4 1 (0.81%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.81%) Internet
4 1 (0.81%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.81%) MPLS
4 1 (0.81%) OSPF
4 1 (0.81%) SDH
4 1 (0.81%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.81%) VoIP
4 1 (0.81%) VPLS
4 1 (0.81%) VPN
4 1 (0.81%) WAN
4 1 (0.81%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.50%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.69%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.88%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.88%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (4.07%) Big Data
6 3 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.44%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.81%) Impala
7 1 (0.81%) MySQL
7 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.81%) GitLab
2 1 (0.81%) GoCD
2 1 (0.81%) Gradle
2 1 (0.81%) Mockito
2 1 (0.81%) SonarQube
General
1 26 (21.14%) Finance
2 5 (4.07%) Banking
3 3 (2.44%) Back Office
3 3 (2.44%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.44%) Legal
3 3 (2.44%) Marketing
3 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.63%) Electronics
4 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Law
5 1 (0.81%) Local Government
5 1 (0.81%) Retail
5 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.38%) .NET
2 13 (10.57%) REST
3 11 (8.94%) Web Services
4 8 (6.50%) AngularJS
4 8 (6.50%) React
4 8 (6.50%) Spring
4 8 (6.50%) Spring Boot
5 7 (5.69%) RESTful
6 4 (3.25%) J2EE
6 4 (3.25%) SOAP
7 2 (1.63%) JSON
7 2 (1.63%) XML
8 1 (0.81%) Dropwizard
8 1 (0.81%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.81%) FreeMarker
8 1 (0.81%) Middleware
8 1 (0.81%) Node.js
8 1 (0.81%) ServiceStack
8 1 (0.81%) Spring Cloud
8 1 (0.81%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.94%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.07%) IVR
4 4 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.44%) Clustering
5 3 (2.44%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.63%) NHS
6 2 (1.63%) User Experience
7 1 (0.81%) Animation
7 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.81%) BYOD
7 1 (0.81%) CESG
7 1 (0.81%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.57%) Windows
2 9 (7.32%) Linux
3 8 (6.50%) Windows 10
4 7 (5.69%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.07%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.63%) Unix
7 1 (0.81%) AIX
7 1 (0.81%) Android
7 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.81%) Solaris
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (20.33%) TOGAF
3 19 (15.45%) Enterprise Architecture
3 19 (15.45%) UML
4 18 (14.63%) Microservices
4 18 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (13.82%) Scrum
6 16 (13.01%) CRM
6 16 (13.01%) Waterfall
7 15 (12.20%) Migration
8 12 (9.76%) SOA
8 12 (9.76%) User Stories
9 11 (8.94%) DevOps
10 9 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (6.50%) Analytics
11 8 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (6.50%) Data Migration
11 8 (6.50%) Open Source
11 8 (6.50%) SDLC
11 8 (6.50%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.33%) Java
2 10 (8.13%) SQL
3 9 (7.32%) C#
4 8 (6.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.88%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.07%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.25%) Python
8 2 (1.63%) C++
9 1 (0.81%) C
9 1 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (9.76%) TOGAF Certification
2 9 (7.32%) Degree
3 7 (5.69%) CISSP
4 6 (4.88%) MCSE
4 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 5 (4.07%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.07%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.44%) CCNP
6 3 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.81%) CCDP
8 1 (0.81%) CCIE
8 1 (0.81%) CCIP
8 1 (0.81%) CLAS
8 1 (0.81%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.13%) QA
2 6 (4.88%) PSD2
3 5 (4.07%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.81%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (8.94%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.07%) XenDesktop
4 4 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.44%) vSphere
6 2 (1.63%) Docker
6 2 (1.63%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (5.69%) SCCM
2 6 (4.88%) Ansible
3 4 (3.25%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (2.44%) Puppet
4 3 (2.44%) Terraform
5 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.63%) SCOM
6 1 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.81%) Icinga
6 1 (0.81%) Kibana
6 1 (0.81%) logstash
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 22 (17.89%) Oracle
2 13 (10.57%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.76%) VMware
4 10 (8.13%) Citrix
5 4 (3.25%) Cisco
6 3 (2.44%) NetApp
6 3 (2.44%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.44%) Veritas
7 2 (1.63%) Capita
7 2 (1.63%) Dell
7 2 (1.63%) EMC
7 2 (1.63%) Ivanti
7 2 (1.63%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.63%) SAP
8 1 (0.81%) Adobe
8 1 (0.81%) Casewise
8 1 (0.81%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.81%) Siebel
8 1 (0.81%) Tandberg
8 1 (0.81%) Twitter