Period
to 19 September 2019

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

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
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 19 67
Rank change year-on-year -1 +48 -27
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 112 139 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.97% 7.85% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.24% 8.17% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 94 20
Glasgow median daily rate £500 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +2.59%
10th Percentile £420 £415 £300
90th Percentile £638 £609 £578
Scotland median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.86% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £43.00 £67.50 -
% change year-on-year -36.30% - -

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 1,359 1,702 1,337
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.73% 96.10% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 810 974 695
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £245
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 40 39
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% -11.25% +44.27%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.40
90th Percentile £40.10 £35.03 £72.00
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year +14.29% -24.73% +19.23%

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 19 September 2019.

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 19 September 2019, 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 32 (28.57%) Finance
1 32 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (28.57%) Banking
2 27 (24.11%) AWS
3 22 (19.64%) JavaScript
4 21 (18.75%) Node.js
5 20 (17.86%) SAP
5 20 (17.86%) Public Sector
6 19 (16.96%) TOGAF
7 18 (16.07%) Investment Banking
8 16 (14.29%) ERP
9 15 (13.39%) Java
9 15 (13.39%) Enterprise Architecture
9 15 (13.39%) Azure
10 14 (12.50%) Service Management
10 14 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 14 (12.50%) React
11 13 (11.61%) Technical Leadership
12 12 (10.71%) Web Services
12 12 (10.71%) Migration
12 12 (10.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 12 (10.71%) Mentoring
13 11 (9.82%) DevOps
13 11 (9.82%) Scrum
13 11 (9.82%) SQL
13 11 (9.82%) IBM
13 11 (9.82%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (8.93%) Microsoft
14 10 (8.93%) Web Design
14 10 (8.93%) NoSQL

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 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.46%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.68%) Anypoint
3 3 (2.68%) MQSeries
3 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.89%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.89%) Apache
5 1 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.68%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (10.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.89%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 27 (24.11%) AWS
2 15 (13.39%) Azure
3 5 (4.46%) Office 365
3 5 (4.46%) PaaS
4 3 (2.68%) Apigee
4 3 (2.68%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (2.68%) OpenShift
4 3 (2.68%) SaaS
4 3 (2.68%) Serverless
5 2 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.79%) GCP
6 1 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.89%) npm
6 1 (0.89%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.68%) MPLS
1 3 (2.68%) SAN
2 2 (1.79%) DNS
2 2 (1.79%) Firewall
2 2 (1.79%) SDH
2 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.89%) BGP
3 1 (0.89%) CHAP
3 1 (0.89%) DHCP
3 1 (0.89%) HTTP
3 1 (0.89%) Internet
3 1 (0.89%) LAN
3 1 (0.89%) Network Security
3 1 (0.89%) OSPF
3 1 (0.89%) PPP
3 1 (0.89%) VLAN
3 1 (0.89%) VPN
3 1 (0.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.93%) NoSQL
2 8 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.25%) Big Data
4 6 (5.36%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.46%) Data Lake
5 5 (4.46%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.46%) MySQL
5 5 (4.46%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.68%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.68%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.79%) BigQuery
8 2 (1.79%) Bigtable
8 2 (1.79%) DataStage
8 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.89%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.89%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.89%) Power BI
9 1 (0.89%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.68%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.79%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.79%) Maven
4 2 (1.79%) Mocha
4 2 (1.79%) Subversion
5 1 (0.89%) Hudson
5 1 (0.89%) Rational DOORS
General
1 32 (28.57%) Banking
1 32 (28.57%) Finance
2 20 (17.86%) Public Sector
3 18 (16.07%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.68%) Back Office
5 2 (1.79%) Retail
6 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.89%) Marketing
6 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.75%) Node.js
2 14 (12.50%) React
3 12 (10.71%) Web Services
4 6 (5.36%) SOAP
5 5 (4.46%) .NET
5 5 (4.46%) Spring
6 4 (3.57%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (2.68%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (2.68%) Apache Camel
7 3 (2.68%) Middleware
7 3 (2.68%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (2.68%) RAML
7 3 (2.68%) REST
7 3 (2.68%) Swagger
7 3 (2.68%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (1.79%) Kafka
8 2 (1.79%) LDAP
8 2 (1.79%) RESTful
9 1 (0.89%) JMS
9 1 (0.89%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) User Experience
2 7 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.46%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.68%) CMDB
5 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.68%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.79%) BYOD
6 2 (1.79%) CESG
6 2 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.89%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.36%) Linux
2 4 (3.57%) Solaris
2 4 (3.57%) Windows
2 4 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.68%) AIX
3 3 (2.68%) Mac OS
3 3 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (16.96%) TOGAF
3 16 (14.29%) ERP
4 15 (13.39%) Enterprise Architecture
5 14 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 14 (12.50%) Service Management
6 13 (11.61%) Technical Leadership
7 12 (10.71%) Mentoring
7 12 (10.71%) Migration
8 11 (9.82%) DevOps
8 11 (9.82%) Scrum
9 10 (8.93%) Front End Development
9 10 (8.93%) Kanban
9 10 (8.93%) Web Design
10 9 (8.04%) SOA
11 8 (7.14%) ETL
11 8 (7.14%) Information Security
12 7 (6.25%) Analytics
12 7 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
12 7 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.64%) JavaScript
2 15 (13.39%) Java
3 11 (9.82%) SQL
4 3 (2.68%) Python
5 2 (1.79%) C
6 1 (0.89%) C#
6 1 (0.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (6.25%) TOGAF Certification
2 4 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.89%) CCDP
3 1 (0.89%) CCIE
3 1 (0.89%) CCNP
3 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.89%) JNCIE
3 1 (0.89%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) SLA
2 2 (1.79%) COBIT
2 2 (1.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.79%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.79%) NCSC
3 1 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.89%) GDPR
3 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.68%) Docker
2 3 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.68%) Ansible
1 3 (2.68%) Terraform
2 2 (1.79%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.79%) Oozie
2 2 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (17.86%) SAP
2 11 (9.82%) IBM
2 11 (9.82%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (8.93%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.14%) Oracle
5 5 (4.46%) Google
6 3 (2.68%) Citrix
6 3 (2.68%) Dell
6 3 (2.68%) EMC
6 3 (2.68%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.68%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.68%) Sparx
6 3 (2.68%) Symantec
6 3 (2.68%) VMware
6 3 (2.68%) WSO2
7 2 (1.79%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.79%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.89%) Juniper
8 1 (0.89%) Netezza
8 1 (0.89%) Pega