The median contractor rate for an Architect was £484 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 34 33
Rank change year-on-year -18 -1  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 15 39 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.30% 5.57% 4.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.43% 5.93% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 28 13
Median daily rate £484 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.84% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £47.50 £43.15
% change year-on-year +21.05% +10.08%  

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 617 658 864
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.49% 94.00% 96.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 379 455
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £450 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 25
Median hourly rate £15.75 £9.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.73% -73.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £13.00 £56.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 9 (25.71%) Finance
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
1 9 (25.71%) Migration
2 8 (22.86%) Java
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (20.00%) Office 365
3 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
4 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
4 6 (17.14%) Skype for Business
4 6 (17.14%) SaaS
4 6 (17.14%) Skype
5 5 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 5 (14.29%) Data Structures
5 5 (14.29%) Algorithms
5 5 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 5 (14.29%) SOA
5 5 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 5 (14.29%) Web Services
5 5 (14.29%) PHP
5 5 (14.29%) Oracle
5 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 5 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 4 (11.43%) Replication
6 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (11.43%) Data Integration

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 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
1 6 (17.14%) Skype for Business
2 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.86%) Apache
5 1 (2.86%) Drupal
5 1 (2.86%) IIS
5 1 (2.86%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.86%) SAS
5 1 (2.86%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Maximo
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (20.00%) Office 365
3 6 (17.14%) SaaS
4 5 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (8.57%) PaaS
7 2 (5.71%) GitHub
7 2 (5.71%) IaaS
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Skype
2 4 (11.43%) PABX
2 4 (11.43%) VoIP
2 4 (11.43%) WAN
3 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 5 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (5.71%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.71%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (2.86%) Big Data
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.86%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) JUnit
1 2 (5.71%) NUnit
1 2 (5.71%) PHPUnit
1 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.86%) Gradle
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Law
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Web Services
2 4 (11.43%) .NET
3 3 (8.57%) J2EE
4 2 (5.71%) Middleware
5 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.86%) CSS
5 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.86%) HTML
5 1 (2.86%) Java EE
5 1 (2.86%) jQuery
5 1 (2.86%) Spring
5 1 (2.86%) Struts
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.86%) XHTML
5 1 (2.86%) XML
5 1 (2.86%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Algorithms
1 5 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 4 (11.43%) Replication
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) AIX
1 2 (5.71%) Solaris
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) HPUX
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Migration
2 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 5 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 5 (14.29%) SOA
4 4 (11.43%) Data Integration
4 4 (11.43%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 4 (11.43%) SDLC
4 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.57%) CRM
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.71%) Document Management
6 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.71%) ERD
6 2 (5.71%) Kanban
6 2 (5.71%) OO
6 2 (5.71%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (5.71%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) Java
2 5 (14.29%) PHP
3 4 (11.43%) C#
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) ISEB
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.86%) CEH
3 1 (2.86%) CISSP
3 1 (2.86%) CREST Certified
3 1 (2.86%) GIAC
3 1 (2.86%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) GDPR
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (11.43%) IBM
4 2 (5.71%) Cognos
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) Dell
5 1 (2.86%) EMC
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Pega
5 1 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.86%) Symantec
5 1 (2.86%) VMware