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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Architecture
UK / Scotland
Rank 97 88 122
Rank change year-on-year -9 +34  
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 10 42 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.58% 1.62% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 1.95% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 2
Median daily rate £425 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.50

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 1458 2158 2332
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.94% 83.35% 81.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 1209 1285
Median daily rate £390 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.26% -1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £261 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 44
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £31.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +24.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architecture in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 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 +10 8 £425 -15.00%
Glasgow -22 2 - - 1
Data Architecture
UK

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 11 (61.11%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (61.11%) ETL
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 7 (38.89%) Oracle
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Big Data
3 7 (38.89%) Cloudera
4 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (33.33%) Banking
4 6 (33.33%) Migration
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
5 5 (27.78%) SAS
5 5 (27.78%) Retail
5 5 (27.78%) Teradata
5 5 (27.78%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (27.78%) Apache Spark
6 4 (22.22%) Data Management
6 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
6 4 (22.22%) Retail Banking
6 4 (22.22%) Hadoop
6 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
6 4 (22.22%) Web Services
7 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) Scala
7 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) QlikView
7 3 (16.67%) HBase

Data Architecture
Top Related 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 5 (27.78%) Apache Spark
1 5 (27.78%) SAS
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.56%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (38.89%) Big Data
3 5 (27.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
4 4 (22.22%) Hadoop
5 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (16.67%) Data Lake
5 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (16.67%) HBase
5 3 (16.67%) QlikView
6 2 (11.11%) Apache Hive
6 2 (11.11%) Impala
6 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
6 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
6 2 (11.11%) Pentaho
6 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.56%) IBM BigInsights
7 1 (5.56%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (5.56%) ERwin
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 5 (27.78%) Retail
4 4 (22.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Architect
2 8 (44.44%) Data Architect
3 6 (33.33%) Analyst
4 5 (27.78%) Data Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Data Modeller
5 2 (11.11%) Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Data Architect
6 1 (5.56%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Data Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Data Modeller
6 1 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) Kafka
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) ETL
2 9 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) Migration
5 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Data Management
5 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
6 3 (16.67%) Analytics
6 3 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
6 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (11.11%) Data Ingestion
7 2 (11.11%) Data Integration
7 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma
8 1 (5.56%) Regulatory Compliance
8 1 (5.56%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) R
1 3 (16.67%) Scala
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (11.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Cloudera
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Teradata
3 2 (11.11%) Talend
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Informatica
4 1 (5.56%) Tableau
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