Period
to 10 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Lead Architect was £520 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 10 December 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.

Lead Architect
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 - 86
Rank change year-on-year - +86 -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.41% - 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Glasgow median daily rate £520 - £488
10th Percentile £485 - £464
90th Percentile £549 - £521
Scotland median daily rate £510 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -2.86% +10.53% +5.56%
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 1,642 1,219 1,081
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.69% 97.05% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 986 663 555
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £254 £250 £191
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 51 25
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +42.86% -52.31%
10th Percentile £11.42 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.91 £35.00 £45.25
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.94% -17.86%

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in Glasgow

Lead Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Architect in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, Lead 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 Lead Architect in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Microservices
4 2 (28.57%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) React
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
5 1 (14.29%) Power BI
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Coaching
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 1 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) IaaS
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database

Lead 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (14.29%) Power BI
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 1 (14.29%) React
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Microservices
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle