The table below looks at the statistics for the Database 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 Database Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Architect
Rank 199 217 213
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Database Architect 3 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.096% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.10% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
Average daily rate
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£415 £388 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £375 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate - £460 £375
% change year-on-year
- +22.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+106.15% -
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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
5515 6745 6898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.86% 92.52% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4132 4902 5027
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 141 163
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.82 £38.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Database Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Database Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Database 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 Database Architect across the City of London region.

Database Architect Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Database 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 Database Architect in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle Database
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) Migration
4 7 (53.85%) CAD
4 7 (53.85%) ETL
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) Data Analysis
4 7 (53.85%) Data Mapping
4 7 (53.85%) Data Integration
5 6 (46.15%) Data Architecture
5 6 (46.15%) OO
6 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (38.46%) RDBMS
6 5 (38.46%) SOA
6 5 (38.46%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
7 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
7 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
7 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
7 4 (30.77%) UNIX
8 3 (23.08%) UML
8 3 (23.08%) OOP
8 3 (23.08%) JMS
8 3 (23.08%) OOD
8 3 (23.08%) Java
8 3 (23.08%) SOAP
8 3 (23.08%) XML
8 3 (23.08%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Database 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 Database Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Coherence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
1 3 (23.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle Database
2 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (38.46%) RDBMS
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (7.69%) SQLBase
4 1 (7.69%) OLTP
4 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) SOAP
1 3 (23.08%) XML
1 3 (23.08%) JMS
1 3 (23.08%) WSDL
1 3 (23.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Migration
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Data Analysis
2 7 (53.85%) Data Mapping
2 7 (53.85%) ETL
2 7 (53.85%) CAD
3 6 (46.15%) OO
3 6 (46.15%) Data Architecture
4 5 (38.46%) SOA
4 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
5 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
6 3 (23.08%) OOD
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) UML
6 3 (23.08%) OOP
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) Information Assurance
6 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
3 3 (23.08%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Sybase