Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 2018 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 151 156
Rank change year-on-year -24 +5 +10
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 23 11 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.44% 0.29% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.34% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 18
Scotland median daily rate £525 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -3.33% -5.26%
10th Percentile £428 £365 £425
90th Percentile £625 £551 £558
UK median daily rate £538 £525 £538
% change year-on-year +2.38% -2.33% +8.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £29.92 £56.00
% change year-on-year +16.98% -46.57% +13.13%

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 4,515 3,267 4,730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.51% 84.68% 85.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,714 1,898 2,646
Scotland median daily rate £400 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.31% +0.33% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £235
90th Percentile £545 £513 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 76 92
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £26.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.58% -25.69% +20.00%
10th Percentile £10.56 £11.30 £11.26
90th Percentile £55.25 £48.62 £43.68
UK median hourly rate £21.75 £25.00 £25.06
% change year-on-year -13.00% -0.24% +18.49%

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 21 June 2018.

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 21 June 2018. 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 -20 12 £550 +22.22% 9
Glasgow -18 9 £513 +36.67% 3
Renfrewshire - 2 - -
Technical Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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 11 (47.83%) Workflow
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) Migration
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
5 6 (26.09%) Java
5 6 (26.09%) RESTful
5 6 (26.09%) Microservices
6 5 (21.74%) React
6 5 (21.74%) Spring Boot
6 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
6 5 (21.74%) IaaS
6 5 (21.74%) Spring
6 5 (21.74%) Data Migration
6 5 (21.74%) Charles River
6 5 (21.74%) Finance
7 4 (17.39%) Fixed Income
7 4 (17.39%) Equities
7 4 (17.39%) C#
7 4 (17.39%) Front Office
7 4 (17.39%) SQL
7 4 (17.39%) .NET
7 4 (17.39%) Windows
7 4 (17.39%) Linux
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 4 (17.39%) thinkFolio
7 4 (17.39%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (17.39%) Banking
7 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
7 4 (17.39%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server

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 2 (8.70%) Confluence
1 2 (8.70%) IIS
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.35%) Alfresco
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) InfoPath
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) thinkFolio
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.35%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) IaaS
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) Office 365
3 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.35%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (4.35%) DHCP
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
1 1 (4.35%) MPLS
1 1 (4.35%) Skype
1 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MariaDB
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
2 4 (17.39%) Front Office
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Architect
2 8 (34.78%) Technical Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Business Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Front Office Business Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Technical Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Architect
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Technical Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Design Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Designer
7 1 (4.35%) Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Lead Architect
7 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Designer
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Design Leader
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) RESTful
2 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
2 5 (21.74%) React
2 5 (21.74%) Spring
2 5 (21.74%) Spring Boot
3 4 (17.39%) .NET
3 4 (17.39%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (8.70%) CSS
4 2 (8.70%) jQuery
4 2 (8.70%) REST
4 2 (8.70%) Web Services
4 2 (8.70%) XML
4 2 (8.70%) XSLT
5 1 (4.35%) Node.js
5 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Equities
1 4 (17.39%) Fixed Income
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) IVR
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Workflow
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) Migration
4 6 (26.09%) Microservices
5 5 (21.74%) Data Migration
6 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
6 4 (17.39%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (13.04%) Scrum
7 3 (13.04%) User Stories
7 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
8 2 (8.70%) Change Management
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.70%) CRM
8 2 (8.70%) Customer Insight
8 2 (8.70%) DevOps
8 2 (8.70%) High Availability
8 2 (8.70%) Strategic Thinking
8 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) C#
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.35%) CISSP
3 1 (4.35%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Data Quality
1 3 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.35%) XenApp
1 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Ansible
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Charles River
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Nintex
4 1 (4.35%) Automation Anywhere
4 1 (4.35%) CA
4 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) CyberArk
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) Splunk
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec
4 1 (4.35%) Varonis