The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Architect
Rank 59 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.78% 0.50% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.53% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate £488 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £474
% change year-on-year
- +5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.88 £37.80 -
% change year-on-year
+50.46% -
Data Architect
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
711 755 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.22% 93.44% 91.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 513 324
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 26
Average hourly rate £18.23 £13.87 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.39% -7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.00 £26.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Data Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Architect in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Data Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Architect across the Birmingham region.

Data Architect Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Data Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Data Architect in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (46.15%) Information Management
2 6 (46.15%) Data Analysis
3 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (23.08%) Informix
5 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (23.08%) QlikView
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (23.08%) Data Management
5 3 (23.08%) Data Architecture
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (23.08%) Data Quality
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
6 2 (15.38%) Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) Information Governance
6 2 (15.38%) Banking

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Data Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Data Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (23.08%) Informix
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (23.08%) QlikView
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (46.15%) Data Analysis
2 6 (46.15%) Information Management
3 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) Data Architecture
5 3 (23.08%) Data Management
5 3 (23.08%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (15.38%) Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) CRM
6 2 (15.38%) Information Governance
7 1 (7.69%) ETL
7 1 (7.69%) ITIL
7 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (7.69%) Master Data Management
7 1 (7.69%) SOA
7 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
7 1 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) COBIT
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft