Period
to 30 May 2020

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

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
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 31 9 22
Rank change year-on-year -22 +13 +22
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 40 164 126
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.94% 11.19% 8.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.28% 11.76% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 115 86
Median daily rate £525 £505 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £462 £404 £363
90th Percentile £680 £638 £638
Scotland median daily rate £550 £550 £509
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.60% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £66.25
% change year-on-year -18.60% -35.09% -

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 757 1,395 1,502
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.57% 95.16% 96.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 863 887
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +4.73%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £260
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 42 30
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +15.47%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.25 £10.73
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.16 £35.25
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £16.63
% change year-on-year +15.38% +17.26% -7.61%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Glasgow

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Architect in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for Architect in Glasgow

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Architect in Glasgow over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Architect in Glasgow

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Architect in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for Architect in Glasgow

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, 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 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) AWS
2 12 (30.00%) DevOps
3 11 (27.50%) AWS Certification
4 8 (20.00%) Finance
4 8 (20.00%) Public Sector
5 7 (17.50%) Migration
5 7 (17.50%) Web Services
6 6 (15.00%) ETL
7 5 (12.50%) RESTful
7 5 (12.50%) Project Delivery
7 5 (12.50%) Microservices
8 4 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
8 4 (10.00%) SDLC
8 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.00%) JSON
8 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
8 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 4 (10.00%) Java
8 4 (10.00%) CSS
9 3 (7.50%) XML
9 3 (7.50%) SOAP
9 3 (7.50%) Linux
9 3 (7.50%) UML
9 3 (7.50%) OO
9 3 (7.50%) OOD
9 3 (7.50%) HTTP
9 3 (7.50%) 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 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.50%) Anypoint
2 1 (2.50%) JBoss
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.00%) AWS
2 3 (7.50%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (5.00%) Boomi
4 1 (2.50%) Azure
4 1 (2.50%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.00%) DB2
4 1 (2.50%) Big Data
4 1 (2.50%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Axure RP
1 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
1 2 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
1 8 (20.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Electronics
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
2 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) Web Services
2 5 (12.50%) RESTful
3 4 (10.00%) CSS
3 4 (10.00%) JSON
4 3 (7.50%) React
4 3 (7.50%) SOAP
4 3 (7.50%) XML
5 2 (5.00%) HTML
6 1 (2.50%) .NET
6 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.50%) Java EE
6 1 (2.50%) jQuery
6 1 (2.50%) JSP
6 1 (2.50%) Middleware
6 1 (2.50%) Node.js
6 1 (2.50%) OAuth
6 1 (2.50%) OAuth2
6 1 (2.50%) OpenID
6 1 (2.50%) REST
6 1 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.50%) CMDB
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.50%) Social Media
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) DevOps
3 7 (17.50%) Migration
4 6 (15.00%) ETL
5 5 (12.50%) Microservices
5 5 (12.50%) Project Delivery
6 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (10.00%) SDLC
6 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.50%) OO
7 3 (7.50%) OOD
7 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
7 3 (7.50%) Software Delivery
7 3 (7.50%) Time Management
7 3 (7.50%) UML
7 3 (7.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.50%) Python
3 1 (2.50%) Scala
3 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) AWS Certification
2 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.50%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Dell
1 2 (5.00%) IBM
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Adobe
2 1 (2.50%) Curam
2 1 (2.50%) MuleSoft
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) SAP
2 1 (2.50%) Sparx