Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Data Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Architecture over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Architecture
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 137 178
Rank change year-on-year -35 +41 -17
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 15 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.30% 0.86% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 1.03% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 12
Scotland median daily rate £475 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £393 £413 £425
90th Percentile £578 £525 £598
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £520
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £53.75 - £37.50

Data Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4187 3590 5091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.14% 83.57% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2381 2100 2660
Scotland median daily rate £390 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.55% -5.07% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 87 104
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Data Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Data Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Data Architecture in Scotland

Data Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architecture in Scotland

Data Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Architecture in Scotland

Data Architecture
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 Architecture 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 -18 10 £488 +2.63% 1
Aberdeen -6 2 £330 - 1
Glasgow -18 2 £513 +13.89% 2
Stirling - 1 £475 - 1
Data Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Data Architecture.

1 7 (46.67%) Data Modelling
2 6 (40.00%) ETL
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) Data Quality
5 3 (20.00%) Data Governance
5 3 (20.00%) Teradata
5 3 (20.00%) Data Management
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Informatica
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
6 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (13.33%) SaaS
6 2 (13.33%) PaaS
6 2 (13.33%) Use Case
6 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Power BI
6 2 (13.33%) GDPR
6 2 (13.33%) Greenfield Project

Data Architecture
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 (6.67%) SAS
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) IaaS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) PaaS
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 2 (13.33%) Power BI
3 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data
4 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (6.67%) MariaDB
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) PowerCenter
4 1 (6.67%) QlikView
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) ERwin
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Architect
1 8 (53.33%) Data Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Data Modeller
3 2 (13.33%) Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) CRM Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Integration Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Informatica Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Telephony Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Data Modelling
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) ETL
3 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (33.33%) Data Integration
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) Data Governance
5 3 (20.00%) Data Management
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Data Strategy
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
6 2 (13.33%) Use Case
6 2 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
7 1 (6.67%) Information Management
7 1 (6.67%) Information Security
7 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (13.33%) GDPR
3 1 (6.67%) QA
3 1 (6.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Informatica
2 3 (20.00%) Teradata
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Ab Initio
4 1 (6.67%) Cloudera
4 1 (6.67%) Google
4 1 (6.67%) Netezza
4 1 (6.67%) Tableau