Period
to 15 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 91 89
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 24 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.35% 0.45% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 0.47% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 5
Glasgow median daily rate £525 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -11.46%
10th Percentile £455 £475 £376
90th Percentile £575 £525 £445
Scotland median daily rate £513 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% -6.25%
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 1,716 1,270 1,212
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.30% 95.13% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 987 674 674
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £260 £249 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 16
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.43 £24.50 £13.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.02% +76.74% -56.27%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.75 £9.63
90th Percentile £35.00 £195.00 £39.13
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £25.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -34.27% +24.39% +7.89%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) Java
3 10 (41.67%) IaaS
3 10 (41.67%) Microservices
4 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (37.50%) Oracle
5 8 (33.33%) Migration
5 8 (33.33%) Spring
5 8 (33.33%) QA
5 8 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 8 (33.33%) Spring Boot
6 7 (29.17%) React
6 7 (29.17%) RESTful
6 7 (29.17%) Data Migration
6 7 (29.17%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (29.17%) Workflow
7 5 (20.83%) TOGAF
7 5 (20.83%) Scrum
7 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
7 5 (20.83%) Linux
7 5 (20.83%) Open Source
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (20.83%) Data Quality
7 5 (20.83%) TOGAF Certification
8 4 (16.67%) REST
8 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
8 4 (16.67%) DevOps
8 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (16.67%) Software Delivery
8 4 (16.67%) SQL

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 (12.50%) Alfresco
1 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Jetty
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) IaaS
2 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (12.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 3 (12.50%) MariaDB
3 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (4.17%) Big Data
5 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.17%) MySQL
5 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.17%) GitLab
2 1 (4.17%) GoCD
2 1 (4.17%) Gradle
2 1 (4.17%) Mockito
2 1 (4.17%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 8 (33.33%) Spring
1 8 (33.33%) Spring Boot
2 7 (29.17%) React
2 7 (29.17%) RESTful
3 4 (16.67%) REST
4 3 (12.50%) .NET
4 3 (12.50%) J2EE
4 3 (12.50%) SOAP
4 3 (12.50%) Web Services
5 2 (8.33%) XML
6 1 (4.17%) Dropwizard
6 1 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (4.17%) FreeMarker
6 1 (4.17%) Middleware
6 1 (4.17%) Node.js
6 1 (4.17%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Microservices
3 8 (33.33%) Migration
4 7 (29.17%) Data Migration
4 7 (29.17%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (29.17%) Workflow
5 5 (20.83%) Open Source
5 5 (20.83%) Scrum
5 5 (20.83%) TOGAF
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (16.67%) DevOps
6 4 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 4 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (12.50%) DSDM
7 3 (12.50%) Process Management
7 3 (12.50%) RUP
7 3 (12.50%) SOA
7 3 (12.50%) Supplier Management
7 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) QA
2 5 (20.83%) Data Quality
3 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (4.17%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) XenApp
1 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Ansible
1 3 (12.50%) Puppet
1 3 (12.50%) Terraform
2 1 (4.17%) Icinga
2 1 (4.17%) Kibana
2 1 (4.17%) logstash
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix
2 1 (4.17%) Ivanti
2 1 (4.17%) TIBCO
2 1 (4.17%) Twitter
2 1 (4.17%) VMware