The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £249 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architect
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 46 52 65
Rank change year-on-year +6 +13  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.17% 0.70% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.76% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £249 £401 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.82% -23.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £514 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.80% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £43.25

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 486 526 782
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.74% 92.44% 96.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 292 460
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 23
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -22.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.49 £32.50 £93.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in Glasgow over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architect in Glasgow

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 9 (69.23%) Migration
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Office 365
4 5 (38.46%) Skype for Business
4 5 (38.46%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
4 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
4 5 (38.46%) Skype
5 4 (30.77%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (30.77%) VoIP
5 4 (30.77%) MS Office
5 4 (30.77%) Replication
5 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (30.77%) PABX
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Law
6 3 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (15.38%) Scrum
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
7 2 (15.38%) .NET
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) ISEB
7 2 (15.38%) PowerShell

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 (38.46%) MS Exchange
1 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
1 5 (38.46%) Skype for Business
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Office 365
2 5 (38.46%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.69%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Skype
1 5 (38.46%) WAN
2 4 (30.77%) PABX
2 4 (30.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Big Data
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Information Assurance
4 2 (15.38%) Kanban
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (7.69%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) VMware