The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Enterprise Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Enterprise Architecture over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Enterprise Architecture
UK / Scotland
Rank 97 68 110
Rank change year-on-year -29 +42  
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 10 63 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.57% 2.43% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 2.92% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 8
Median daily rate £563 £420 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.92% -22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £317 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £535 £808
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £525 £540
% change year-on-year -2.23% -2.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £59.00

Enterprise 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 1471 2157 2318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.82% 83.35% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 1208 1275
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 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 41
Median hourly rate £35.50 £39.00 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.97% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £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%  

Enterprise Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Architecture in Scotland

Enterprise Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Enterprise Architecture in Scotland

Enterprise Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Enterprise Architecture in Scotland over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Enterprise Architecture in Scotland

Enterprise Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Enterprise Architecture in Scotland

Enterprise 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 Enterprise Architecture within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 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 +9 5 £563 +9.75%
Glasgow -32 5 - - 1
Enterprise Architecture
UK

Enterprise Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise 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 Enterprise Architecture.

1 13 (56.52%) Unix
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
4 9 (39.13%) Scrum
5 8 (34.78%) Java
5 8 (34.78%) SQL
5 8 (34.78%) Domain-Driven Design
5 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
5 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
5 8 (34.78%) Microservices
6 7 (30.43%) Linux
6 7 (30.43%) Banking
7 6 (26.09%) JSON
7 6 (26.09%) Spring
7 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (26.09%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (26.09%) OO
7 6 (26.09%) Windows
7 6 (26.09%) XML
7 6 (26.09%) DB2
7 6 (26.09%) SOAP
7 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
7 6 (26.09%) Protocol Buffers
8 5 (21.74%) CyberArk
8 5 (21.74%) Gradle
8 5 (21.74%) Hudson
8 5 (21.74%) Ant
8 5 (21.74%) Perforce
8 5 (21.74%) Finance

Enterprise 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 2 (8.70%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) DNS
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
2 6 (26.09%) DB2
3 3 (13.04%) GIS
3 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (13.04%) QGIS
3 3 (13.04%) Spatial Data
4 2 (8.70%) Apache Hive
4 2 (8.70%) Big Data
4 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
2 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
3 5 (21.74%) Ant
3 5 (21.74%) Gradle
3 5 (21.74%) Hudson
3 5 (21.74%) Maven
4 3 (13.04%) Flyway
5 2 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 7 (30.43%) Banking
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Java Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Technical Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Geospatial Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Splunk Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) IT Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Data Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) JSON
1 6 (26.09%) Protocol Buffers
1 6 (26.09%) SOAP
1 6 (26.09%) Spring
1 6 (26.09%) XML
2 3 (13.04%) PostGIS
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) CESG
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Derivative
2 1 (4.35%) OTC Derivatives
2 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Unix
2 7 (30.43%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Scrum
3 8 (34.78%) Domain-Driven Design
3 8 (34.78%) Microservices
4 6 (26.09%) OO
4 6 (26.09%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
6 3 (13.04%) Analytics
6 3 (13.04%) Case Management
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.04%) Document Management
6 3 (13.04%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (13.04%) Physical Data Model
6 3 (13.04%) Refactoring
6 3 (13.04%) Service Design
6 3 (13.04%) SOA
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (8.70%) Anomaly Detection
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Java
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.70%) Perl
3 2 (8.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) CISSP
1 3 (13.04%) SANS
2 1 (4.35%) CEH
2 1 (4.35%) CREST Certified
2 1 (4.35%) GIAC
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) Dodd-Frank
1 4 (17.39%) EMIR
1 4 (17.39%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Ansible
2 2 (8.70%) ArcSight ESM
2 2 (8.70%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) CyberArk
2 5 (21.74%) Perforce
3 2 (8.70%) ArcSight
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
3 2 (8.70%) MapR
3 2 (8.70%) Splunk
3 2 (8.70%) Symantec
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle