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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 111 127
Rank change year-on-year +4 +16  
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 6 36 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.27% 1.22% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 1.43% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 24 1
Median daily rate £475 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 - -

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1809 2511 2406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.45% 85.44% 81.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1018 1429 1231
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 56 65
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.72 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Data Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Data Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
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 3 months to 27 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 +2 3 £475 -5.00%
Stirling - 2 £475 -
Glasgow +3 1 £425 -10.52%
Data Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 13 (81.25%) Data Warehouse
1 13 (81.25%) ETL
2 11 (68.75%) Finance
3 9 (56.25%) Oracle
4 8 (50.00%) Data Modelling
5 7 (43.75%) SAS
5 7 (43.75%) Cloudera
6 6 (37.50%) Analytics
6 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (37.50%) Big Data
6 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (37.50%) Data Analysis
7 5 (31.25%) Banking
7 5 (31.25%) Retail
7 5 (31.25%) Teradata
7 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
7 5 (31.25%) Data Integration
7 5 (31.25%) Hadoop
8 4 (25.00%) R
8 4 (25.00%) Scala
8 4 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (25.00%) HBase
8 4 (25.00%) Apache Spark
8 4 (25.00%) Data Lake
8 4 (25.00%) Web Services
8 4 (25.00%) Migration
8 4 (25.00%) Retail Banking
9 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis

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 7 (43.75%) SAS
2 4 (25.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (12.50%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon S3
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (37.50%) Big Data
3 5 (31.25%) Hadoop
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 4 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (25.00%) Data Lake
4 4 (25.00%) HBase
5 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
6 2 (12.50%) Apache Hive
6 2 (12.50%) Impala
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 2 (12.50%) QlikView
6 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
7 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (6.25%) IBM BigInsights
7 1 (6.25%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) ERwin
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (6.25%) Toad
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Retail
3 4 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Data Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Data Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Designer
4 3 (18.75%) Data Modeller
5 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Development Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) SAP BW Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) SAS Data Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) Kafka
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) ETL
2 8 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Analytics
3 6 (37.50%) Data Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (31.25%) Data Integration
5 4 (25.00%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
7 2 (12.50%) Change Management
7 2 (12.50%) Data Ingestion
7 2 (12.50%) Data Management
7 2 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 2 (12.50%) Scorecard
7 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
7 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) R
1 4 (25.00%) Scala
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) ABAP
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (12.50%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) Cloudera
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) Teradata
4 2 (12.50%) Informatica
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) SAP