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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Architect
Rank 170 169 162
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 26 39 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.66% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.70% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 38 23
Average daily rate
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£610 £563 £535
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.44% +5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £428 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £698 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 - -
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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
4733 5540 5243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.22% 93.68% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3632 4003 3913
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 92 132
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.92 £30.83 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 23 (46.00%) Finance
2 21 (42.00%) Data Architecture
3 18 (36.00%) Banking
4 15 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 15 (30.00%) Big Data
5 12 (24.00%) SQL
6 11 (22.00%) Hadoop
7 10 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (18.00%) Investment Banking
9 8 (16.00%) Data Governance
10 7 (14.00%) Analytics
10 7 (14.00%) Apache Hive
10 7 (14.00%) Oracle
10 7 (14.00%) TOGAF
10 7 (14.00%) Migration
11 6 (12.00%) Sybase
11 6 (12.00%) Linux
11 6 (12.00%) ETL
11 6 (12.00%) Data Management
11 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (12.00%) Data Migration
11 6 (12.00%) Logical Data Model
12 5 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
12 5 (10.00%) MapReduce
12 5 (10.00%) NoSQL
12 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (10.00%) Python
12 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
12 5 (10.00%) Teradata
13 4 (8.00%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (8.00%) Apache Pig
2 3 (6.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.00%) Mule
3 1 (2.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) ElastiCache
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) Big Data
2 11 (22.00%) Hadoop
3 10 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (14.00%) Apache Hive
5 5 (10.00%) NoSQL
5 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (6.00%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (6.00%) Data Mining
7 2 (4.00%) DB2
7 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
7 2 (4.00%) QlikView
7 2 (4.00%) Sqoop
7 2 (4.00%) Spotfire
7 2 (4.00%) Pentaho
8 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.00%) HCatalog
8 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (2.00%) ERwin
General
1 23 (46.00%) Finance
2 18 (36.00%) Banking
3 9 (18.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.00%) Retail
6 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Marketing
6 1 (2.00%) Back Office
6 1 (2.00%) Electronics
6 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) XML
2 1 (2.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Derivative
2 3 (6.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 3 (6.00%) Equity Derivative
2 3 (6.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (6.00%) Credit Derivative
3 2 (4.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.00%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.00%) FMCG
4 1 (2.00%) Open Source
4 1 (2.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) UNIX
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Data Architecture
2 15 (30.00%) Data Modelling
3 8 (16.00%) Data Governance
4 7 (14.00%) Analytics
4 7 (14.00%) TOGAF
4 7 (14.00%) Migration
5 6 (12.00%) ETL
5 6 (12.00%) Data Management
5 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (12.00%) Data Migration
5 6 (12.00%) Logical Data Model
6 5 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
6 5 (10.00%) MapReduce
6 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.00%) DevOps
8 3 (6.00%) Master Data Management
8 3 (6.00%) Release Management
8 3 (6.00%) UML
9 2 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) Python
3 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (8.00%) Java
3 4 (8.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.00%) C++
5 2 (4.00%) R
5 2 (4.00%) Ruby
6 1 (2.00%) Scala
6 1 (2.00%) C#
6 1 (2.00%) Perl
6 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Apache Flume
2 2 (4.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Oozie
2 2 (4.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) Ambari
2 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.00%) Sybase
3 5 (10.00%) Teradata
4 3 (6.00%) SAP
5 2 (4.00%) TIBCO
5 2 (4.00%) Netezza
5 2 (4.00%) GoldenSource
5 2 (4.00%) Hortonworks
5 2 (4.00%) Cloudera
5 2 (4.00%) Datameer
5 2 (4.00%) MapR
6 1 (2.00%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.00%) Cognos
6 1 (2.00%) Informatica
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