Period
to 19 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Technical Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Architecture over the 6 months to 19 April 2019 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.

Technical Architecture
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 132 167 148
Rank change year-on-year +35 -19 -2
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 51 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.13% 0.56% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 0.65% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 3
Scotland median daily rate £600 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £515 £338 £431
90th Percentile £755 £650 £559
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £520
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% -1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £16.22 £20.00 £29.92
% change year-on-year -18.89% -33.16% -46.57%

Technical 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 3,859 4,289 3,103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.57% 85.99% 86.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,224 2,610 1,815
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £260 £258 £234
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 68 70
Scotland median hourly rate £23.13 £21.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.12% +9.09% -42.90%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.55 £11.15
90th Percentile £44.50 £48.60 £52.17
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +2.04%

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in Scotland

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architecture in Scotland

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architecture in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architecture in Scotland

Technical Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Architecture in Scotland

Technical 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 Technical Architecture within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 April 2019. 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
Glasgow +22 30 £595 +48.75% 1
Edinburgh +8 19 £650 +23.81% 1
Highlands - 2 - -
Technical Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (31.37%) Enterprise Architecture
2 16 (31.37%) Microservices
3 14 (27.45%) Java
4 13 (25.49%) TOGAF
5 11 (21.57%) SQL
6 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
6 10 (19.61%) RDBMS
6 10 (19.61%) React
6 10 (19.61%) IaaS
6 10 (19.61%) Relational Database
7 9 (17.65%) Analytics
7 9 (17.65%) DevOps
7 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 9 (17.65%) Migration
8 8 (15.69%) Workflow
8 8 (15.69%) Data Architecture
8 8 (15.69%) Oracle
8 8 (15.69%) Web Services
8 8 (15.69%) Linux
8 8 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (15.69%) Data Modelling
8 8 (15.69%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (15.69%) Logical Data Model
8 8 (15.69%) Physical Data Model
8 8 (15.69%) NoSQL
8 8 (15.69%) SDLC
9 7 (13.73%) Office 365
9 7 (13.73%) Big Data
9 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure

Technical 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 5 (9.80%) Skype for Business
2 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.96%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.61%) IaaS
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (13.73%) Office 365
3 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (9.80%) PaaS
4 5 (9.80%) SaaS
5 1 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) Firewall
2 5 (9.80%) Skype
3 4 (7.84%) SAN
4 3 (5.88%) DHCP
4 3 (5.88%) Network Security
5 2 (3.92%) VPN
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.96%) DNS
6 1 (1.96%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.96%) LAN
6 1 (1.96%) MPLS
6 1 (1.96%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) RDBMS
1 10 (19.61%) Relational Database
1 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (15.69%) NoSQL
3 7 (13.73%) Big Data
4 6 (11.76%) MongoDB
4 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.96%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) JIRA
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 43 (84.31%) Architect
2 19 (37.25%) Technical Architect
3 13 (25.49%) Lead Architect
4 7 (13.73%) Data Architect
5 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (9.80%) Lead Data Architect
6 5 (9.80%) Senior Architect
6 5 (9.80%) Senior Technical Architect
6 5 (9.80%) Technical Leader
7 4 (7.84%) Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Charles River Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Charles River Business Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Digital Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Digital Technical Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Network Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Network Security Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Platform Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) React
2 8 (15.69%) Web Services
3 6 (11.76%) Spring
4 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
4 5 (9.80%) RESTful
4 5 (9.80%) Spring Boot
5 4 (7.84%) REST
5 4 (7.84%) SOAP
6 3 (5.88%) .NET
6 3 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (5.88%) HTML
7 2 (3.92%) JSON
7 2 (3.92%) XML
8 1 (1.96%) CSS
8 1 (1.96%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (1.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.84%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.88%) Equities
3 3 (5.88%) Fixed Income
3 3 (5.88%) User Experience
4 2 (3.92%) Clustering
4 2 (3.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.96%) PKI
5 1 (1.96%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) Windows
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.92%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.96%) AIX
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (31.37%) Enterprise Architecture
2 16 (31.37%) Microservices
3 13 (25.49%) TOGAF
4 9 (17.65%) Analytics
4 9 (17.65%) DevOps
4 9 (17.65%) Migration
5 8 (15.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (15.69%) Data Architecture
5 8 (15.69%) Data Modelling
5 8 (15.69%) Logical Data Model
5 8 (15.69%) Physical Data Model
5 8 (15.69%) SDLC
5 8 (15.69%) Workflow
6 7 (13.73%) Data Analytics
6 7 (13.73%) Data Management
6 7 (13.73%) Data Migration
6 7 (13.73%) Data Protection
6 7 (13.73%) Information Security
7 6 (11.76%) ArchiMate
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) Java
2 11 (21.57%) SQL
3 5 (9.80%) Clojure
4 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.88%) C#
6 1 (1.96%) C++
6 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.96%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.88%) CISSP
2 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (3.92%) CCA
3 2 (3.92%) CCIE
3 2 (3.92%) CCNA
3 2 (3.92%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.96%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) Data Quality
1 5 (9.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (7.84%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.92%) XenApp
2 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
3 1 (1.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.96%) Ansible
2 1 (1.96%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle
3 5 (9.80%) Citrix
4 3 (5.88%) Charles River
4 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.88%) VMware
5 2 (3.92%) 3PAR
5 2 (3.92%) CA
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco
5 2 (3.92%) CommVault
6 1 (1.96%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.96%) EMC
6 1 (1.96%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) IBM
6 1 (1.96%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.96%) Splunk
6 1 (1.96%) Varonis
6 1 (1.96%) Veritas