The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was - 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.

Technical Architect
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 67 66
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 4 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.61% 0.57% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.61% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £425 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £490
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year +8.33% -  

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%  

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured Technical Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Glasgow

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architect in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Technical 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 Technical Architect in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Migration
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
1 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 5 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 5 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 5 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Skype
2 4 (40.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (40.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (40.00%) PABX
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (40.00%) VoIP
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (40.00%) Replication
3 3 (30.00%) InterSystems Cache
3 3 (30.00%) J2EE
4 2 (20.00%) Presales
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation

Technical 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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (40.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) PABX
1 4 (40.00%) Skype
1 4 (40.00%) VoIP
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 5 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (30.00%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 5 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 4 (40.00%) Replication
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Kanban
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (20.00%) Presales
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) RUP
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle