The median contractor rate for an Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Architect
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 24 29
Rank change year-on-year -20 +5  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 79 211 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.62% 7.29% 5.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.78% 7.86% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 107 49
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £425 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £47.50 £43.15
% change year-on-year +21.05% +10.08%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2088 2683 2877
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.60% 92.68% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1172 1496 1476
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 58 84
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.93 £18.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.50% -19.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Scotland

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Scotland

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Scotland

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Scotland

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 Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -17 53 £600 +20.00% 4
Glasgow -13 15 £484 +1.84% 4
Falkirk - 3 £320 -
Renfrewshire +36 2 £413 -5.17%
Stirling +6 2 £400 -23.80%
Aberdeenshire - 1 £400 - 1
Moray - 1 £488 -
Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Architect in the job title.

1 57 (36.77%) Finance
2 32 (20.65%) Microsoft
2 32 (20.65%) Migration
3 31 (20.00%) Web Services
4 29 (18.71%) Java
5 27 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (17.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 25 (16.13%) .NET
6 25 (16.13%) AngularJS
7 23 (14.84%) SQL
8 21 (13.55%) JavaScript
9 20 (12.90%) C#
9 20 (12.90%) HTML
10 19 (12.26%) XSLT
10 19 (12.26%) MVC
11 17 (10.97%) CSS
11 17 (10.97%) ASP.NET
11 17 (10.97%) Git (software)
11 17 (10.97%) EPiServer
11 17 (10.97%) Banking
12 16 (10.32%) Asset Management
12 16 (10.32%) TOGAF
12 16 (10.32%) LINQ
12 16 (10.32%) .NET Framework
12 16 (10.32%) Windows
12 16 (10.32%) SOA
12 16 (10.32%) Responsive Web Design
12 16 (10.32%) Entity Framework
12 16 (10.32%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server

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 17 (10.97%) EPiServer
2 9 (5.81%) JBoss
3 7 (4.52%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.87%) Skype for Business
5 5 (3.23%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (2.58%) Apache Spark
6 4 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.58%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.94%) SAS
7 3 (1.94%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.94%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.29%) Apache
8 2 (1.29%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (1.29%) IIS
9 1 (0.65%) Drupal
9 1 (0.65%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.29%) AutoCAD
2 2 (1.29%) Siemens NX
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Pega PRPC
2 2 (1.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.29%) Maximo
2 2 (1.29%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.65%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.65%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 27 (17.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.16%) Office 365
2 8 (5.16%) SaaS
3 7 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.87%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (3.23%) PaaS
6 4 (2.58%) IaaS
7 2 (1.29%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.29%) GitHub
7 2 (1.29%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.10%) WAN
2 7 (4.52%) Firewall
2 7 (4.52%) LAN
2 7 (4.52%) Network Security
3 6 (3.87%) Skype
3 6 (3.87%) VoIP
4 4 (2.58%) NetScaler
4 4 (2.58%) PABX
5 3 (1.94%) Wireless
6 2 (1.29%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (1.29%) DNS
6 2 (1.29%) Internet
7 1 (0.65%) DHCP
7 1 (0.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.65%) LDAP
7 1 (0.65%) SAN
7 1 (0.65%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.81%) Relational Database
2 8 (5.16%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.52%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.23%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.58%) Big Data
6 4 (2.58%) Data Lake
6 4 (2.58%) HBase
7 3 (1.94%) DB2
7 3 (1.94%) Geospatial Data
7 3 (1.94%) GIS
7 3 (1.94%) InterSystems Cache
7 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.29%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 2 (1.29%) Impala
8 2 (1.29%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (10.97%) Git (software)
2 15 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (8.39%) gulp
3 13 (8.39%) Moq
3 13 (8.39%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (2.58%) Maven
5 2 (1.29%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.29%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.29%) JIRA
5 2 (1.29%) JUnit
5 2 (1.29%) NUnit
5 2 (1.29%) PHPUnit
5 2 (1.29%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.65%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.65%) Gradle
6 1 (0.65%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.65%) Selenium
General
1 57 (36.77%) Finance
2 17 (10.97%) Banking
3 14 (9.03%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.87%) Retail
5 4 (2.58%) Law
5 4 (2.58%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.94%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Back Office
7 1 (0.65%) Front Office
7 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.00%) Web Services
2 25 (16.13%) .NET
2 25 (16.13%) AngularJS
3 20 (12.90%) HTML
4 19 (12.26%) XSLT
5 17 (10.97%) ASP.NET
5 17 (10.97%) CSS
6 16 (10.32%) .NET Framework
6 16 (10.32%) ASP.NET Web API
6 16 (10.32%) Entity Framework
6 16 (10.32%) LINQ
7 14 (9.03%) jQuery
8 13 (8.39%) Modernizr
8 13 (8.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (6.45%) J2EE
10 7 (4.52%) REST
10 7 (4.52%) XML
11 4 (2.58%) Apache Camel
12 3 (1.94%) JSP
12 3 (1.94%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.16%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.16%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.87%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.87%) Private Cloud
4 5 (3.23%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.23%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.58%) Replication
6 3 (1.94%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.29%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.29%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.29%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Licensing
8 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.32%) Windows
2 5 (3.23%) Linux
2 5 (3.23%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.58%) Solaris
3 4 (2.58%) Unix
4 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.29%) AIX
5 2 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.65%) HPUX
6 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.65%) Migration
2 27 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (12.26%) MVC
4 16 (10.32%) Asset Management
4 16 (10.32%) Responsive Web Design
4 16 (10.32%) SOA
4 16 (10.32%) TOGAF
5 15 (9.68%) Scrum
5 15 (9.68%) TDD
6 10 (6.45%) Web Development
7 9 (5.81%) Data Modelling
7 9 (5.81%) ETL
7 9 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (5.16%) ITIL
8 8 (5.16%) Network Design
9 7 (4.52%) IT Strategy
9 7 (4.52%) OO
9 7 (4.52%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (3.87%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 6 (3.87%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.71%) Java
2 23 (14.84%) SQL
3 21 (13.55%) JavaScript
4 20 (12.90%) C#
5 5 (3.23%) PHP
5 5 (3.23%) Scala
6 4 (2.58%) R
7 3 (1.94%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.29%) C
8 2 (1.29%) C++
8 2 (1.29%) Tcl
8 2 (1.29%) VBScript
8 2 (1.29%) XPath
9 1 (0.65%) Python
9 1 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.16%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.23%) CISSP
3 5 (3.23%) Degree
3 5 (3.23%) MCTS
3 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.94%) CCNP
4 3 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.29%) ISEB
6 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.65%) CCIE
6 1 (0.65%) CEH
6 1 (0.65%) CISA
6 1 (0.65%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) GIAC
6 1 (0.65%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.65%) COBIT
2 1 (0.65%) GDPR
2 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.65%) MiFID
2 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.29%) HDFS
4 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.65%) XenApp
4 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (1.94%) SCOM
3 2 (1.29%) Ansible
3 2 (1.29%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (1.29%) Oozie
3 2 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.29%) Puppet
3 2 (1.29%) vRealize
4 1 (0.65%) SCCM
4 1 (0.65%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 32 (20.65%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.03%) Oracle
3 9 (5.81%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.52%) Cisco
5 5 (3.23%) Citrix
5 5 (3.23%) Pega
5 5 (3.23%) VMware
6 4 (2.58%) HP
6 4 (2.58%) IBM
7 3 (1.94%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.94%) Symantec
8 2 (1.29%) AlgoSec
8 2 (1.29%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.29%) Cognos
8 2 (1.29%) Dell
8 2 (1.29%) SAP
8 2 (1.29%) ScanSafe
8 2 (1.29%) webMethods
9 1 (0.65%) F5
9 1 (0.65%) TSYS
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