Period
to 23 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £493 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 23 October 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.

Technical Architect
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 94 90
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 16 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.95% 0.45% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.47% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Glasgow median daily rate £493 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.50% +11.11% -6.25%
10th Percentile £336 £475 £300
90th Percentile £590 £525 £550
Scotland median daily rate £525 £513 £450
% change year-on-year +2.44% +13.89% -5.76%
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 1,617 1,288 1,133
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 96.12% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 671 624
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £248 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £385 £360
% change year-on-year +3.90% +6.94% -0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 49 24
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £13.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.25% +46.09% -39.82%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.40 £9.25
90th Percentile £36.55 £41.05 £42.18
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £21.75 £15.82
% change year-on-year -19.54% +37.53% -20.93%

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 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 2018, 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 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) Microservices
3 9 (56.25%) IaaS
3 9 (56.25%) Migration
4 7 (43.75%) Spring
4 7 (43.75%) Data Migration
4 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
4 7 (43.75%) React
4 7 (43.75%) Workflow
4 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (43.75%) RESTful
4 7 (43.75%) Spring Boot
5 6 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (31.25%) Data Quality
6 5 (31.25%) QA
6 5 (31.25%) Linux
7 4 (25.00%) DevOps
8 3 (18.75%) User Stories
8 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
8 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
8 3 (18.75%) REST
8 3 (18.75%) Office 365
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
8 3 (18.75%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle
8 3 (18.75%) SOAP
8 3 (18.75%) Web Services
8 3 (18.75%) SharePoint

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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) Alfresco
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) IaaS
2 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (18.75%) Office 365
4 2 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
1 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 2 (12.50%) MariaDB
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
1 7 (43.75%) React
1 7 (43.75%) RESTful
1 7 (43.75%) Spring
1 7 (43.75%) Spring Boot
2 3 (18.75%) REST
2 3 (18.75%) SOAP
2 3 (18.75%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Microservices
3 9 (56.25%) Migration
4 7 (43.75%) Data Migration
4 7 (43.75%) Workflow
5 6 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (25.00%) DevOps
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
7 3 (18.75%) User Stories
7 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
8 2 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (12.50%) Data Encryption
8 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (12.50%) Open Source
8 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
8 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
9 1 (6.25%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) Data Quality
1 5 (31.25%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Ansible
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
1 2 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle