Period
to 26 March 2019

The median contractor rate for a Lead Architect was £570 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 26 March 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.

Lead Architect
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 98 77
Rank change year-on-year +9 -21 -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 17 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.13% 0.46% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.48% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 2
Glasgow median daily rate £570 £613 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.94% +25.64% -
10th Percentile £404 £474 £464
90th Percentile £719 £725 £521
Scotland median daily rate £583 £625 £500
% change year-on-year -6.80% +25.00% +11.11%
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 1,432 1,247 982
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.40% 96.37% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 738 526
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.90% +2.14%
10th Percentile £225 £257 £181
90th Percentile £550 £488 £488
Scotland median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 25 22
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.00 £28.00 £15.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.43% +76.21% -51.11%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.51 £10.58
90th Percentile £34.06 £39.00 £38.68
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% -24.44%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Architect in Glasgow over the 6 months to 26 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead Architect in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 2019, 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 11 (64.71%) Technical Architecture
2 9 (52.94%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (52.94%) Data Protection
3 8 (47.06%) TOGAF
3 8 (47.06%) Microservices
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (29.41%) Visualisation
5 5 (29.41%) Data Architecture
5 5 (29.41%) Ontologies
5 5 (29.41%) Information Architecture
5 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
5 5 (29.41%) Big Data
5 5 (29.41%) Data Analytics
5 5 (29.41%) ArchiMate
5 5 (29.41%) Analytics
5 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
5 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
5 5 (29.41%) SOA
5 5 (29.41%) RDBMS
5 5 (29.41%) Information Security
5 5 (29.41%) Data Management
5 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
5 5 (29.41%) Logical Data Model
5 5 (29.41%) Physical Data Model
5 5 (29.41%) Data Lineage
6 4 (23.53%) IT Strategy
6 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
6 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery

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:

Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (29.41%) Big Data
2 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
2 5 (29.41%) RDBMS
2 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.88%) Power BI
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Middleware
2 3 (17.65%) React
3 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) Spring
3 1 (5.88%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Technical Architecture
2 9 (52.94%) Data Protection
2 9 (52.94%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (47.06%) Microservices
3 8 (47.06%) TOGAF
4 5 (29.41%) Analytics
4 5 (29.41%) ArchiMate
4 5 (29.41%) Data Analytics
4 5 (29.41%) Data Architecture
4 5 (29.41%) Data Lineage
4 5 (29.41%) Data Management
4 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
4 5 (29.41%) Information Architecture
4 5 (29.41%) Information Security
4 5 (29.41%) Logical Data Model
4 5 (29.41%) Ontologies
4 5 (29.41%) Physical Data Model
4 5 (29.41%) SOA
4 5 (29.41%) Visualisation
5 4 (23.53%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (17.65%) TOGAF Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft