Period
to 27 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 68 85
Rank change year-on-year -20 +17 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 22 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.41% 1.38% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.46% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 4
Glasgow median daily rate £513 £465 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.22% +12.66% -2.31%
10th Percentile £403 £239 £376
90th Percentile £575 £510 £438
Scotland median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -2.70%
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 1,493 1,094 1,177
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.95% 94.39% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 577 655
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.73% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £212 £189
90th Percentile £525 £488 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 18 8
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £17.32 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.47% -44.58% +51.04%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.50 £13.55
90th Percentile £35.00 £42.23 £36.25
Scotland median hourly rate £16.63 £17.32 £30.21
% change year-on-year -3.98% -42.66% +63.27%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) Java
3 10 (45.45%) IaaS
4 8 (36.36%) AngularJS
4 8 (36.36%) Spring Boot
4 8 (36.36%) Scrum
4 8 (36.36%) Spring
4 8 (36.36%) QA
4 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (31.82%) Data Migration
5 7 (31.82%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
5 7 (31.82%) Workflow
5 7 (31.82%) Migration
5 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (31.82%) RESTful
5 7 (31.82%) Microservices
5 7 (31.82%) React
6 6 (27.27%) SOA
6 6 (27.27%) .NET
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle
7 5 (22.73%) Linux
7 5 (22.73%) UML
7 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
7 5 (22.73%) Open Source
7 5 (22.73%) User Stories
7 5 (22.73%) Data Quality
8 4 (18.18%) REST
8 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (18.18%) SDLC

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 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.64%) Alfresco
3 2 (9.09%) CMS
4 1 (4.55%) Jetty
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) IaaS
2 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (13.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (13.64%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) MariaDB
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.55%) GitLab
1 1 (4.55%) GoCD
1 1 (4.55%) Gradle
1 1 (4.55%) Mockito
1 1 (4.55%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) AngularJS
1 8 (36.36%) Spring
1 8 (36.36%) Spring Boot
2 7 (31.82%) React
2 7 (31.82%) RESTful
3 6 (27.27%) .NET
4 4 (18.18%) REST
5 3 (13.64%) J2EE
6 2 (9.09%) XML
7 1 (4.55%) Dropwizard
7 1 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (4.55%) FreeMarker
7 1 (4.55%) Middleware
7 1 (4.55%) Node.js
7 1 (4.55%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Scrum
3 7 (31.82%) Data Migration
3 7 (31.82%) Microservices
3 7 (31.82%) Migration
3 7 (31.82%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (31.82%) Workflow
4 6 (27.27%) SOA
5 5 (22.73%) Open Source
5 5 (22.73%) UML
5 5 (22.73%) User Stories
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (18.18%) CRM
6 4 (18.18%) SDLC
6 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
6 4 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (13.64%) DSDM
7 3 (13.64%) Process Management
7 3 (13.64%) RUP
7 3 (13.64%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) C#
2 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
2 5 (22.73%) Data Quality
3 2 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (4.55%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) XenApp
1 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Ansible
1 3 (13.64%) Puppet
1 3 (13.64%) Terraform
2 1 (4.55%) Icinga
2 1 (4.55%) Kibana
2 1 (4.55%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix
2 1 (4.55%) Ivanti
2 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
2 1 (4.55%) Twitter
2 1 (4.55%) VMware