The table below looks at the statistics for Data Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Architecture
Rank 165 148 181
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +33
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 32 54 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.59% 0.92% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.18% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 45 30
Average daily rate
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£575 £550 £556
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £700 £628
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £37.80
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4333 4563 5651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.42% 77.35% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3440 3384 4203
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 40 71
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £36.50 £58.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

Data Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Architecture across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Data Architecture
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 Architecture across the City of London region.

Data Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Data Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Architecture across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Data Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Data Architecture
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 Architecture across the City of London region.

Data Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Data Architecture also 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 that cited Data Architecture.

1 36 (52.17%) Data Modelling
2 32 (46.38%) Finance
3 31 (44.93%) Banking
4 27 (39.13%) SQL
5 25 (36.23%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (33.33%) Data Management
7 20 (28.99%) Oracle
7 20 (28.99%) ETL
8 18 (26.09%) SQL Server
9 16 (23.19%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
10 12 (17.39%) Analytics
11 10 (14.49%) Data Analysis
11 10 (14.49%) OLTP
11 10 (14.49%) Oracle Database
11 10 (14.49%) Logical Data Model
12 9 (13.04%) Big Data
12 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (13.04%) OLAP
12 9 (13.04%) PL/SQL
12 9 (13.04%) Investment Banking
12 9 (13.04%) Business Analysis
13 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (11.59%) Management Information System
13 8 (11.59%) Degree
13 8 (11.59%) Oracle OLAP
13 8 (11.59%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (11.59%) Oracle Database 12c
13 8 (11.59%) Master Data Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Data Architecture also 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 that cited Data Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) SAS
3 1 (1.45%) Drupal
3 1 (1.45%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Project
2 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (4.35%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) SAN
1 5 (7.25%) NAS
2 4 (5.80%) VoIP
2 4 (5.80%) Intranet
3 3 (4.35%) Firewall
3 3 (4.35%) Wireless
4 2 (2.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (36.23%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 10 (14.49%) OLTP
3 10 (14.49%) Oracle Database
4 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (13.04%) OLAP
4 9 (13.04%) Big Data
5 8 (11.59%) Oracle Database 12c
5 8 (11.59%) Oracle OLAP
5 8 (11.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (10.14%) Data Mining
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (4.35%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.90%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) ERwin
2 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 32 (46.38%) Finance
2 31 (44.93%) Banking
3 9 (13.04%) Investment Banking
4 6 (8.70%) Retail
5 4 (5.80%) Law
6 3 (4.35%) Legal
7 2 (2.90%) Advertising
7 2 (2.90%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.90%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (2.90%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 31 (44.93%) Architect
2 16 (23.19%) Developer
3 14 (20.29%) Data Architect
4 13 (18.84%) Analyst
5 11 (15.94%) Data Analyst
6 10 (14.49%) Data Modeller
7 8 (11.59%) Business Analyst
7 8 (11.59%) Oracle Developer
8 7 (10.14%) Business Data Analyst
9 6 (8.70%) Senior Developer
10 5 (7.25%) Technical Architect
10 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (4.35%) Senior Oracle Developer
11 3 (4.35%) Project Manager
12 2 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
12 2 (2.90%) Database Developer
12 2 (2.90%) SQL Developer
12 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse Architect
12 2 (2.90%) Senior SQL Developer
12 2 (2.90%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) .NET
2 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.80%) Web Services
3 3 (4.35%) HTML5
3 3 (4.35%) HTML
4 2 (2.90%) jQuery
4 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 2 (2.90%) WCF
4 2 (2.90%) Middleware
4 2 (2.90%) FpML
5 1 (1.45%) LAMP
5 1 (1.45%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.45%) XML
5 1 (1.45%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.45%) WPF
5 1 (1.45%) J2EE
5 1 (1.45%) REST
5 1 (1.45%) Akka
5 1 (1.45%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.70%) Market Risk
3 5 (7.25%) Data Integration
3 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.80%) Taxonomies
5 3 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (4.35%) New Media
6 2 (2.90%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.90%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.90%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.45%) GIS
7 1 (1.45%) Replication
7 1 (1.45%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.45%) Equities
7 1 (1.45%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.45%) Derivative
7 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) Windows
1 7 (10.14%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (1.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.45%) Solaris
2 1 (1.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.17%) Data Modelling
2 23 (33.33%) Data Management
3 20 (28.99%) ETL
4 16 (23.19%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (17.39%) Analytics
6 10 (14.49%) Logical Data Model
6 10 (14.49%) Data Analysis
7 9 (13.04%) Business Analysis
7 9 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (11.59%) Master Data Management
9 7 (10.14%) Project Management
9 7 (10.14%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (10.14%) TOGAF
9 7 (10.14%) Information Management
10 6 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (8.70%) Asset Management
10 6 (8.70%) Data Governance
10 6 (8.70%) Migration
11 5 (7.25%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.13%) SQL
2 9 (13.04%) PL/SQL
3 5 (7.25%) C
3 5 (7.25%) C#
4 4 (5.80%) Java
5 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.45%) SAS Macro
6 1 (1.45%) Scala
6 1 (1.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) Degree
2 4 (5.80%) OCP
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (5.80%) PMP
2 4 (5.80%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.35%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) Basel III
1 1 (1.45%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Oozie
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) Oracle
2 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.80%) Citrix
4 3 (4.35%) GoldenSource
5 2 (2.90%) Informatica
5 2 (2.90%) SAP
5 2 (2.90%) Cognos
5 2 (2.90%) IBM
6 1 (1.45%) i2
6 1 (1.45%) Intel
6 1 (1.45%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.45%) VMware
6 1 (1.45%) Teradata
6 1 (1.45%) Actian