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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Architect
Rank 162 177 155
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 28 34 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.52% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.57% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 39
Average daily rate
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£575 £625 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £405 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £693 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £72.50
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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
5068 5991 5862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.20% 92.48% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3821 4322 4320
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 84 121
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, 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 30 (55.56%) Finance
2 24 (44.44%) Data Architecture
3 19 (35.19%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (35.19%) Data Modelling
4 18 (33.33%) Banking
5 14 (25.93%) SQL
6 13 (24.07%) Data Governance
6 13 (24.07%) Big Data
7 12 (22.22%) ETL
8 11 (20.37%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (18.52%) Oracle
9 10 (18.52%) Migration
9 10 (18.52%) Data Management
9 10 (18.52%) Investment Banking
9 10 (18.52%) Hadoop
10 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 8 (14.81%) Teradata
11 8 (14.81%) Analytics
12 7 (12.96%) Master Data Management
12 7 (12.96%) NoSQL
13 6 (11.11%) Apache Hive
13 6 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
13 6 (11.11%) TOGAF
13 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (11.11%) Data Migration
14 5 (9.26%) Data Integration
14 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (9.26%) Sybase
14 5 (9.26%) DB2
14 5 (9.26%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 3 (5.56%) Apache Pig
2 2 (3.70%) SAS
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.85%) Mule
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.85%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) LAN
1 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.19%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (24.07%) Big Data
3 10 (18.52%) Hadoop
4 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 7 (12.96%) NoSQL
6 6 (11.11%) Apache Hive
7 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (9.26%) DB2
8 3 (5.56%) QlikView
8 3 (5.56%) Sqoop
8 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (3.70%) HCatalog
9 2 (3.70%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (3.70%) MarkLogic
9 2 (3.70%) Couchbase
9 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
9 2 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (3.70%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (3.70%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) ERwin
2 1 (1.85%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) Toad
General
1 30 (55.56%) Finance
2 18 (33.33%) Banking
3 10 (18.52%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.41%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.56%) Retail
6 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.85%) Marketing
7 1 (1.85%) Electronics
7 1 (1.85%) Legal
7 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) XML
2 2 (3.70%) FpML
2 2 (3.70%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.85%) XSD
3 1 (1.85%) XSLT
3 1 (1.85%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 5 (9.26%) Data Integration
1 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.56%) Credit Derivative
3 3 (5.56%) Derivative
3 3 (5.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 3 (5.56%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.85%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.85%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.85%) Open Source
5 1 (1.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) UNIX
3 1 (1.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) Data Architecture
2 19 (35.19%) Data Modelling
3 13 (24.07%) Data Governance
4 12 (22.22%) ETL
5 11 (20.37%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (18.52%) Migration
6 10 (18.52%) Data Management
7 8 (14.81%) Analytics
8 7 (12.96%) Master Data Management
9 6 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
9 6 (11.11%) TOGAF
9 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (11.11%) Data Migration
10 5 (9.26%) MapReduce
11 4 (7.41%) Physical Data Model
11 4 (7.41%) Release Management
12 3 (5.56%) Investment Management
12 3 (5.56%) Data Analysis
12 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (5.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.56%) Python
3 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.56%) Java
3 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.85%) Perl
4 1 (1.85%) C
4 1 (1.85%) C++
4 1 (1.85%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.85%) Scala
4 1 (1.85%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
1 2 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (5.56%) Apache Flume
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Ambari
1 3 (5.56%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Oracle
2 8 (14.81%) Teradata
3 5 (9.26%) Sybase
3 5 (9.26%) SAP
4 4 (7.41%) Informatica
5 3 (5.56%) IBM
5 3 (5.56%) Business Objects
5 3 (5.56%) Netezza
5 3 (5.56%) Hortonworks
5 3 (5.56%) MapR
6 2 (3.70%) Tableau
6 2 (3.70%) GoldenSource
7 1 (1.85%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (1.85%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.85%) Datameer
7 1 (1.85%) Cisco
7 1 (1.85%) Intel
7 1 (1.85%) TIBCO
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