Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £506 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 24 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.

Data Architect
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 111 167
Rank change year-on-year -35 +56 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 35 75 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.69% 1.74% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.84% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 40 17
Scotland median daily rate £506 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.58% -9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £461 £413 £425
90th Percentile £639 £588 £610
UK median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% +11.11% +17.65%

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 4807 4087 5876
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.41% 94.74% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2746 2400 3042
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.00% -2.60% -2.67%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £226
90th Percentile £531 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 120 124
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £22.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.08% -29.52% +31.00%
10th Percentile £11.24 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.05 £43.08 £49.10
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in Scotland

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architect in Scotland

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architect in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Architect in Scotland

Data 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 Data Architect within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 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 -46 20 £500 -
Glasgow -11 15 £525 +16.67% 1
Data Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Data 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 Data Architect in the job title.

1 20 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (51.43%) Oracle
3 14 (40.00%) SQL
4 12 (34.29%) TOGAF
5 11 (31.43%) Hadoop
6 10 (28.57%) Finance
7 9 (25.71%) Migration
7 9 (25.71%) Data Modelling
8 8 (22.86%) ETL
8 8 (22.86%) Data Migration
8 8 (22.86%) Data Architecture
9 7 (20.00%) PowerCenter
9 7 (20.00%) SAP BW
9 7 (20.00%) SAP
9 7 (20.00%) Unix
9 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
9 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database
10 6 (17.14%) Data Quality
10 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (17.14%) Netezza
10 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (17.14%) Banking
10 6 (17.14%) Teradata
11 5 (14.29%) IBM
11 5 (14.29%) Big Data
11 5 (14.29%) Talend
11 5 (14.29%) Cloudera
11 5 (14.29%) Data Governance
11 5 (14.29%) Data Transformation

Data 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 4 (11.43%) SAS
2 2 (5.71%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (31.43%) Hadoop
3 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 7 (20.00%) PowerCenter
3 7 (20.00%) SAP BW
4 5 (14.29%) Big Data
5 4 (11.43%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (8.57%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (5.71%) Apache Hive
7 2 (5.71%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.71%) DataStage
7 2 (5.71%) Impala
7 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
7 2 (5.71%) Power BI
7 2 (5.71%) Spark SQL
7 2 (5.71%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (5.71%) ERwin
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Kafka
1 2 (5.71%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) J2EE
2 1 (2.86%) JDBC
2 1 (2.86%) JMS
2 1 (2.86%) JNDI
2 1 (2.86%) REST
2 1 (2.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) TOGAF
2 9 (25.71%) Data Modelling
2 9 (25.71%) Migration
3 8 (22.86%) Data Architecture
3 8 (22.86%) Data Migration
3 8 (22.86%) ETL
4 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (14.29%) Data Governance
5 5 (14.29%) Data Transformation
6 4 (11.43%) Data Management
6 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.57%) Network Design
8 2 (5.71%) Analytics
8 2 (5.71%) Change Data Capture
8 2 (5.71%) Data Integration
8 2 (5.71%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (5.71%) ITIL
8 2 (5.71%) UML
8 2 (5.71%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) Java
2 2 (5.71%) Python
2 2 (5.71%) Scala
3 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.86%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.71%) GDPR
3 1 (2.86%) COBIT
3 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Oracle
2 7 (20.00%) SAP
3 6 (17.14%) Netezza
3 6 (17.14%) Teradata
4 5 (14.29%) Cloudera
4 5 (14.29%) IBM
4 5 (14.29%) Talend
5 3 (8.57%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (8.57%) Tableau
6 2 (5.71%) Cognos
7 1 (2.86%) Ab Initio
7 1 (2.86%) Google
7 1 (2.86%) Guidewire
7 1 (2.86%) Informatica
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft