The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Architect
Rank 130 157 164
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 22 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.70% 0.66% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.69% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 41
Average daily rate £550 £590 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.77% +2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £355 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £637 £659 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £513
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -7.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.25 -
Data Architect
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2993 4783 5548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.41% 95.01% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2363 3663 3992
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £610 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 84 90
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.08% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.01 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Data Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Data Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Data Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Data Architect Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Data Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Architect across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Data Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Data Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Architect across the City of London region.

Data Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 24 (58.54%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (51.22%) SQL
3 19 (46.34%) Data Modelling
3 19 (46.34%) Data Architecture
4 18 (43.90%) Finance
5 17 (41.46%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (34.15%) ETL
7 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
7 13 (31.71%) Banking
7 13 (31.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (26.83%) Data Management
9 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (19.51%) .NET
11 7 (17.07%) UML
11 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
11 7 (17.07%) Java
11 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
11 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (17.07%) Big Data
11 7 (17.07%) Logical Data Model
12 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (14.63%) Oracle
13 5 (12.20%) SOA
13 5 (12.20%) Data Integration
13 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (12.20%) Degree
14 4 (9.76%) Physical Data Model
14 4 (9.76%) Kimball Methodology
14 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (9.76%) ISO20022

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.76%) FileNet
1 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.32%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.88%) SAS
4 1 (2.44%) Apache
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Towers Watson Igloo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (58.54%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (31.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (17.07%) Big Data
4 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (9.76%) Data Mart
6 4 (9.76%) OLTP
6 4 (9.76%) Star Schema
7 3 (7.32%) Data Mining
7 3 (7.32%) Hadoop
7 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (4.88%) Apache Hive
8 2 (4.88%) QlikView
9 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
9 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
9 1 (2.44%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) ERwin
2 1 (2.44%) PVCS
General
1 18 (43.90%) Finance
2 13 (31.71%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Financial Institution
4 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Retail
5 1 (2.44%) Back Office
5 1 (2.44%) Front Office
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
5 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) .NET
2 4 (9.76%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (9.76%) XML
3 3 (7.32%) FpML
3 3 (7.32%) Middleware
3 3 (7.32%) Web Services
4 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.44%) Kafka
4 1 (2.44%) XBRL
4 1 (2.44%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Data Integration
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.32%) Reinsurance
4 2 (4.88%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Fintech
5 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.44%) Ontologies
5 1 (2.44%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.44%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Data Architecture
1 19 (46.34%) Data Modelling
2 17 (41.46%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (34.15%) ETL
4 11 (26.83%) Data Management
5 7 (17.07%) Logical Data Model
5 7 (17.07%) UML
6 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (12.20%) SOA
7 4 (9.76%) Change Management
7 4 (9.76%) Data Analysis
7 4 (9.76%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (9.76%) Physical Data Model
7 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.32%) Analytics
8 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (7.32%) Investment Management
8 3 (7.32%) Migration
8 3 (7.32%) OO
8 3 (7.32%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) Java
2 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.88%) Python
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) R
4 1 (2.44%) Ruby
4 1 (2.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) Data Quality
1 4 (9.76%) ISO20022
2 3 (7.32%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) Cognos
4 1 (2.44%) F5
4 1 (2.44%) IBM
4 1 (2.44%) MapR
4 1 (2.44%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) Tableau
4 1 (2.44%) TSYS
4 1 (2.44%) Yardi
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £480 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago