Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Application Architect
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 165 189
Rank change year-on-year -18 +24 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 4 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.080% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.22% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 7
Scotland median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £388 £363 £348
90th Percentile £538 £600 £563
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 4746 4065 5866
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2692 2377 3035
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £230
90th Percentile £530 £490 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 118 125
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £48.80
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Applications Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Architect in Scotland

Applications Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Applications Architect in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Architect in Scotland

Applications Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Architect in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Architect in Scotland

Applications Architect
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Architect within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -6 4 £525 +35.48%
Applications Architect
UK

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Applications 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 Scotland region featuring Applications Architect in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (25.00%) SOLID
3 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (25.00%) Domain Models
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) JSF
3 1 (25.00%) Local Government
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) BPMN
3 1 (25.00%) JPA
3 1 (25.00%) Apache OpenJPA
3 1 (25.00%) Apache CXF
3 1 (25.00%) RichFaces
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) SOA

Applications Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Apache CXF
1 1 (25.00%) Apache OpenJPA
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) JPA
1 1 (25.00%) JSF
1 1 (25.00%) RichFaces
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) BPMN
1 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) Domain Models
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
1 1 (25.00%) SOLID
1 1 (25.00%) UML
1 1 (25.00%) Use Case
1 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat