Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Data Architect
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 68 100
Rank change year-on-year -13 +32 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 15 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.15% 1.61% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.69% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 1
Glasgow median daily rate £525 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £436 £420 £425
90th Percentile £613 £525 £475
Scotland median daily rate £506 £475 £513
% change year-on-year +6.58% -7.32% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 1259 1063 1624
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 95.08% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 568 842
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £213
90th Percentile £500 £471 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
% change year-on-year +8.85% -2.47% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 27 28
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £13.38 £36.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.48% -63.20% +120.33%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £36.00 £41.35 £60.25
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
% change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in Glasgow

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Architect in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architect in Glasgow

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architect in Glasgow over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Architect in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Data 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 Data Architect in the job title.

1 10 (66.67%) SQL
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 8 (53.33%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (40.00%) TOGAF
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) SAP BW
4 5 (33.33%) IBM
4 5 (33.33%) PowerCenter
4 5 (33.33%) Unix
4 5 (33.33%) SAP
4 5 (33.33%) Netezza
4 5 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
4 5 (33.33%) Talend
5 4 (26.67%) Big Data
5 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
6 3 (20.00%) Data Quality
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (20.00%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (20.00%) Data Transformation
7 2 (13.33%) Change Data Capture
7 2 (13.33%) Analytics
7 2 (13.33%) Sqoop
7 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management

Data 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 (13.33%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
2 5 (33.33%) PowerCenter
2 5 (33.33%) SAP BW
3 4 (26.67%) Big Data
3 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
4 3 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
5 2 (13.33%) DataStage
5 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (13.33%) Impala
5 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (13.33%) Spark SQL
5 2 (13.33%) Sqoop
6 1 (6.67%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Kafka
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) JDBC
2 1 (6.67%) JMS
2 1 (6.67%) JNDI
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (20.00%) Data Transformation
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Change Data Capture
4 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
4 2 (13.33%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) Scala
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) IBM
2 5 (33.33%) Netezza
2 5 (33.33%) SAP
2 5 (33.33%) Talend
3 3 (20.00%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (13.33%) Cognos
4 2 (13.33%) Tableau