Period
to 21 March 2019

The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £520 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 21 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.

Technical Architect
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 87 67
Rank change year-on-year +5 -20 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 27 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.81% 0.93% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 0.97% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 6
Glasgow median daily rate £520 £488 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.72% +17.35%
10th Percentile £448 £346 £239
90th Percentile £688 £583 £550
Scotland median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +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 1,425 1,237 970
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.64% 96.34% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 729 515
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% +1.43%
10th Percentile £225 £260 £177
90th Percentile £550 £488 £478
Scotland median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 22
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.00 £28.00 £15.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.43% +76.21% -47.03%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.51 £10.58
90th Percentile £33.75 £39.00 £38.68
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £17.32
% change year-on-year -6.67% +8.26% -30.72%

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architect in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, Technical 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 Technical Architect in the job title.

1 18 (66.67%) Java
2 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (48.15%) Migration
4 12 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (40.74%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (37.04%) Spring
6 10 (37.04%) Data Migration
7 9 (33.33%) Workflow
7 9 (33.33%) Linux
7 9 (33.33%) IaaS
7 9 (33.33%) Microservices
7 9 (33.33%) React
7 9 (33.33%) Spring Boot
8 8 (29.63%) AngularJS
8 8 (29.63%) RESTful
9 7 (25.93%) QA
10 6 (22.22%) Open Source
10 6 (22.22%) Data Quality
10 6 (22.22%) DevOps
11 5 (18.52%) Web Services
11 5 (18.52%) C#
12 4 (14.81%) Alfresco
12 4 (14.81%) SOAP
12 4 (14.81%) Ansible
12 4 (14.81%) MariaDB
12 4 (14.81%) Puppet
12 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
12 4 (14.81%) REST
12 4 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (14.81%) AWS CloudFormation

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 4 (14.81%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (33.33%) IaaS
3 4 (14.81%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.70%) Apigee
4 1 (3.70%) GitHub
4 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.70%) Office 365
4 1 (3.70%) OneDrive
4 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MariaDB
2 1 (3.70%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Spring
2 9 (33.33%) React
2 9 (33.33%) Spring Boot
3 8 (29.63%) AngularJS
3 8 (29.63%) RESTful
4 5 (18.52%) Web Services
5 4 (14.81%) REST
5 4 (14.81%) SOAP
6 2 (7.41%) .NET
6 2 (7.41%) HTML
6 2 (7.41%) JSON
6 2 (7.41%) XML
7 1 (3.70%) J2EE
7 1 (3.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
1 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
1 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) Migration
3 11 (40.74%) Technical Architecture
4 10 (37.04%) Data Migration
5 9 (33.33%) Microservices
5 9 (33.33%) Workflow
6 6 (22.22%) DevOps
6 6 (22.22%) Open Source
7 4 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
8 3 (11.11%) Scrum
8 3 (11.11%) Service Management
8 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 3 (11.11%) Technical Leadership
8 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
9 2 (7.41%) ERP
9 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
9 2 (7.41%) SDLC
9 2 (7.41%) Software Delivery
9 2 (7.41%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) Java 8
3 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) QA
2 6 (22.22%) Data Quality
3 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Ansible
1 4 (14.81%) Puppet
1 4 (14.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) MuleSoft
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) TIBCO