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 3 months to 24 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.

Technical Architecture
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 142 121
Rank change year-on-year +38 -21  
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 8 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.37% 0.51% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.60% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Median daily rate £390 £483 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.17% +1.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £440 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £560 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +9.37% +1.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - -

Technical 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 1766 2505 2473
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.37% 85.41% 81.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 1428 1278
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 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 56 68
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.72 £13.40
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%  

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 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 3 months to 24 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 +21 7 £405 -22.85% 2
Glasgow +1 1 £375 -
Technical Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Technical 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 Technical Architecture.

1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) XML
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (25.00%) Microservices
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (25.00%) Use Case
4 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) QA
4 3 (25.00%) Pega
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) JSP
4 3 (25.00%) SOAP
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) N-Tier
4 3 (25.00%) SOA
4 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (25.00%) JSON
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis

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 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) JBoss
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Pega PRPC
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) DB2
2 2 (16.67%) Redis
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Appium
1 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) JSON
2 3 (25.00%) JSP
2 3 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Core
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET
3 2 (16.67%) EJB
3 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE
3 2 (16.67%) NHibernate
3 2 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (16.67%) Servlets
3 2 (16.67%) SignalR
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (25.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (16.67%) Cyber Defence
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (8.33%) Replication
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Microservices
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) SDLC
2 3 (25.00%) SOA
2 3 (25.00%) Use Case
2 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) Pega
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya
3 1 (8.33%) CA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
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