Period
to 18 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 68 32
Rank change year-on-year +51 -36 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 155 33 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.64% 2.47% 5.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.96% 2.59% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 18 47
Glasgow median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - -1.04%
10th Percentile £415 £300 £376
90th Percentile £627 £583 £530
Scotland median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £71.25 - £19.50

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 1,729 1,272 1,200
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 95.28% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,000 683 664
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £260 £244 £213
90th Percentile £538 £495 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £379 £375
% change year-on-year +5.54% +1.07% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 15
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.43 £24.50 £13.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.02% +78.51% -57.77%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.75 £9.55
90th Percentile £35.00 £195.00 £39.35
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £25.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +27.50% -

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 79 (50.97%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (33.55%) Oracle
3 50 (32.26%) Java
4 46 (29.68%) Microservices
5 37 (23.87%) Waterfall
6 35 (22.58%) REST
6 35 (22.58%) SQL
6 35 (22.58%) Enterprise Architecture
7 34 (21.94%) Web Services
7 34 (21.94%) Oracle Database
8 32 (20.65%) NoSQL
9 31 (20.00%) MongoDB
9 31 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 31 (20.00%) Software Delivery
10 30 (19.35%) Oracle Database 12c
10 30 (19.35%) Oracle Forms
10 30 (19.35%) Finance
11 29 (18.71%) PL/SQL
11 29 (18.71%) SOAP
12 28 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (15.48%) Migration
14 22 (14.19%) CRM
14 22 (14.19%) Amazon AWS
15 21 (13.55%) Microsoft
16 20 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
16 20 (12.90%) TOGAF
17 19 (12.26%) Technical Architecture
18 17 (10.97%) DevOps
18 17 (10.97%) UML
19 16 (10.32%) IaaS

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 12 (7.74%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.58%) CMS
3 3 (1.94%) Alfresco
3 3 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.29%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.65%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.65%) IIS
5 1 (0.65%) JBoss
5 1 (0.65%) Jetty
5 1 (0.65%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.65%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) InVision
1 1 (0.65%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 12 (7.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics SL
3 1 (0.65%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 31 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (14.19%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (10.32%) IaaS
4 13 (8.39%) PaaS
5 11 (7.10%) Office 365
6 8 (5.16%) SaaS
7 5 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.94%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 2 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.65%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.94%) SAN
2 2 (1.29%) Skype
3 1 (0.65%) DHCP
3 1 (0.65%) DNS
3 1 (0.65%) Firewall
3 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.94%) Oracle Database
2 32 (20.65%) NoSQL
3 31 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 30 (19.35%) Oracle Database 12c
5 13 (8.39%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.23%) Big Data
7 3 (1.94%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.94%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.65%) Impala
9 1 (0.65%) MySQL
9 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (19.35%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.65%) GitLab
2 1 (0.65%) GoCD
2 1 (0.65%) Gradle
2 1 (0.65%) Mockito
2 1 (0.65%) SonarQube
General
1 30 (19.35%) Finance
2 7 (4.52%) Banking
3 4 (2.58%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.58%) Marketing
4 3 (1.94%) Back Office
4 3 (1.94%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.94%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.29%) Electronics
5 2 (1.29%) Legal
5 2 (1.29%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.65%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.65%) Law
6 1 (0.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (22.58%) REST
2 34 (21.94%) Web Services
3 29 (18.71%) SOAP
4 10 (6.45%) .NET
5 8 (5.16%) AngularJS
5 8 (5.16%) React
5 8 (5.16%) Spring
5 8 (5.16%) Spring Boot
6 7 (4.52%) RESTful
7 4 (2.58%) J2EE
8 2 (1.29%) JSON
8 2 (1.29%) XML
9 1 (0.65%) Dropwizard
9 1 (0.65%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.65%) FreeMarker
9 1 (0.65%) Middleware
9 1 (0.65%) Node.js
9 1 (0.65%) ServiceStack
9 1 (0.65%) Spring Cloud
9 1 (0.65%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.74%) Mobile App
2 6 (3.87%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.23%) IVR
4 3 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.94%) Enterprise Cloud
4 3 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.29%) Clustering
6 1 (0.65%) Animation
6 1 (0.65%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.65%) NHS
6 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.16%) Linux
2 7 (4.52%) Windows
3 4 (2.58%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.94%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.65%) AIX
6 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.65%) Solaris
6 1 (0.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (50.97%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (29.68%) Microservices
3 37 (23.87%) Waterfall
4 35 (22.58%) Enterprise Architecture
5 31 (20.00%) Software Delivery
6 28 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (15.48%) Migration
8 22 (14.19%) CRM
9 20 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (12.90%) TOGAF
10 19 (12.26%) Technical Architecture
11 17 (10.97%) DevOps
11 17 (10.97%) UML
12 16 (10.32%) Decision-Making
13 14 (9.03%) Analytics
13 14 (9.03%) Collaborative Working
13 14 (9.03%) Scrum
14 11 (7.10%) Data Migration
15 9 (5.81%) SOA
16 8 (5.16%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 50 (32.26%) Java
2 35 (22.58%) SQL
3 29 (18.71%) PL/SQL
4 7 (4.52%) C#
5 5 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.23%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.58%) Python
7 2 (1.29%) C++
8 1 (0.65%) C
8 1 (0.65%) Scala
8 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.65%) X++
Qualifications
1 16 (10.32%) Degree
2 10 (6.45%) TOGAF Certification
3 4 (2.58%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.29%) MCSE
4 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.65%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.81%) QA
2 8 (5.16%) Data Quality
2 8 (5.16%) PSD2
3 3 (1.94%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.65%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.58%) XenDesktop
3 3 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.65%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.65%) vSphere
4 1 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (3.87%) Ansible
2 3 (1.94%) Puppet
2 3 (1.94%) Terraform
3 1 (0.65%) Icinga
3 1 (0.65%) Kibana
3 1 (0.65%) logstash
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.65%) SCCM
3 1 (0.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 52 (33.55%) Oracle
2 21 (13.55%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.52%) VMware
4 5 (3.23%) Citrix
4 5 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.94%) Cisco
5 3 (1.94%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.29%) Dell
6 2 (1.29%) EMC
6 2 (1.29%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.29%) SAP
6 2 (1.29%) Siebel
6 2 (1.29%) Veritas
7 1 (0.65%) Adobe
7 1 (0.65%) Casewise
7 1 (0.65%) HP
7 1 (0.65%) IBM
7 1 (0.65%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.65%) NetApp
7 1 (0.65%) Symantec