The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Architect
Rank 352 364 403
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 257 199 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.42% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.45% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 130 101
Average daily rate
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£525 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £421 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £738 £675 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Data Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47993 44437 46047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.63% 92.80% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30660 27466 26538
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 1962 2297
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Data Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Data Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Data Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Data Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Data Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Data Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Data Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Data Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

Data Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +14 134 £550 +4.76% 23
East of England +8 30 £475 - 2
South East -24 28 £525 -2.32% 3
South West -28 26 £450 -10.00% 3
North West +2 15 £500 +17.64%
West Midlands -4 11 £450 +12.50% 2
East Midlands +3 5 £463 -31.48% 2
Yorkshire 0 4 £425 - 3
Midlands - 1 £750 -
Data Architect
UK

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 242 (48.30%) Data Modelling
2 217 (43.31%) Data Architecture
3 115 (22.95%) Data Warehouse
3 115 (22.95%) Oracle
4 107 (21.36%) Finance
4 107 (21.36%) Migration
5 105 (20.96%) Data Management
6 102 (20.36%) Business Intelligence
7 97 (19.36%) SQL Server
8 87 (17.37%) SQL
9 80 (15.97%) Big Data
10 78 (15.57%) Data Governance
11 73 (14.57%) Banking
12 72 (14.37%) Master Data Management
13 71 (14.17%) Data Migration
14 64 (12.77%) Microsoft
15 62 (12.38%) TOGAF
16 61 (12.18%) Hadoop
16 61 (12.18%) Analytics
17 59 (11.78%) ETL
18 53 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
19 49 (9.78%) Data Analysis
20 39 (7.78%) Enterprise Architecture
21 38 (7.58%) NoSQL
21 38 (7.58%) Data Structures
22 36 (7.19%) Data Mapping
22 36 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
22 36 (7.19%) Project Management
22 36 (7.19%) UNIX
23 35 (6.99%) Relational Database

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 13 (2.59%) Apache Pig
2 8 (1.60%) Apache Spark
2 8 (1.60%) Oracle Coherence
3 7 (1.40%) Apache
4 5 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.00%) SAS
5 3 (0.60%) Magnolia
5 3 (0.60%) Drupal
6 2 (0.40%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.40%) IIS
6 2 (0.40%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.40%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.20%) CICS
7 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.20%) Node.js
7 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.40%) MS Office
3 4 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.60%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.60%) SAP Payroll
3 3 (0.60%) ResourceLink
3 3 (0.60%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.40%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.80%) SaaS
2 5 (1.00%) PaaS
2 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.60%) IaaS
3 3 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.20%) ElastiCache
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.19%) SAN
2 17 (3.39%) NAS
3 9 (1.80%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (1.20%) LAN
4 6 (1.20%) WAN
5 5 (1.00%) Network Security
5 5 (1.00%) Firewall
6 4 (0.80%) Internet
6 4 (0.80%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (0.60%) IP Telephony
7 3 (0.60%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.60%) LDAP
7 3 (0.60%) DNS
8 2 (0.40%) MVNO
9 1 (0.20%) OpenFlow
9 1 (0.20%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.20%) VPN
9 1 (0.20%) DHCP
9 1 (0.20%) VoIP
9 1 (0.20%) RANAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (22.95%) Data Warehouse
2 97 (19.36%) SQL Server
3 80 (15.97%) Big Data
4 61 (12.18%) Hadoop
5 38 (7.58%) NoSQL
6 35 (6.99%) Relational Database
7 34 (6.79%) MongoDB
8 30 (5.99%) Oracle Database
9 22 (4.39%) Apache Hive
9 22 (4.39%) Oracle Database 11g
10 21 (4.19%) DB2
10 21 (4.19%) Data Mining
11 19 (3.79%) MySQL
11 19 (3.79%) Apache Cassandra
12 18 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (3.39%) RDBMS
14 15 (2.99%) Couchbase
15 13 (2.59%) DataStage
16 11 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
16 11 (2.20%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 17 (3.39%) ERwin
2 11 (2.20%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.80%) PowerDesigner
6 3 (0.60%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.40%) MSI
8 1 (0.20%) JMeter
8 1 (0.20%) NUnit
8 1 (0.20%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.20%) JUnit
8 1 (0.20%) XMLSpy
8 1 (0.20%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.20%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.20%) NuGet
8 1 (0.20%) NCover
8 1 (0.20%) StyleCop
8 1 (0.20%) MSTest
General
1 107 (21.36%) Finance
2 73 (14.57%) Banking
3 30 (5.99%) Investment Banking
4 27 (5.39%) Retail
5 18 (3.59%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.40%) Retail Banking
7 10 (2.00%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.20%) Back Office
9 6 (1.20%) Marketing
10 5 (1.00%) Games
11 3 (0.60%) Front Office
11 3 (0.60%) Automotive
11 3 (0.60%) Legal
12 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.20%) Advertising
13 1 (0.20%) Publishing
13 1 (0.20%) Billing
13 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.20%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.59%) XML
2 14 (2.79%) Web Services
3 10 (2.00%) XSLT
4 9 (1.80%) .NET
5 8 (1.60%) XSD
5 8 (1.60%) FpML
6 7 (1.40%) JSON
7 6 (1.20%) SOAP
7 6 (1.20%) REST
8 5 (1.00%) Middleware
9 3 (0.60%) HTML
10 2 (0.40%) JSP
10 2 (0.40%) J2EE
10 2 (0.40%) Struts
10 2 (0.40%) JSF
10 2 (0.40%) WCF
10 2 (0.40%) XML Schema
10 2 (0.40%) jBPM
10 2 (0.40%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.40%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (7.58%) Data Structures
3 32 (6.39%) Data Integration
4 29 (5.79%) Management Information System
5 21 (4.19%) Open Source
6 19 (3.79%) Reference Data
7 18 (3.59%) Visualisation
8 13 (2.59%) Computer Science
9 12 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (2.40%) Data Extraction
10 9 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
11 7 (1.40%) Pharmacovigilance
11 7 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.20%) Mobile Payment
13 5 (1.00%) Algorithms
13 5 (1.00%) Replication
13 5 (1.00%) Clustering
14 4 (0.80%) CESG
14 4 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (0.80%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 36 (7.19%) UNIX
2 29 (5.79%) Linux
3 24 (4.79%) Windows
4 16 (3.19%) Solaris
5 14 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (2.59%) AIX
7 10 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.40%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.40%) HPUX
11 1 (0.20%) Android
11 1 (0.20%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.20%) MVS
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (48.30%) Data Modelling
2 217 (43.31%) Data Architecture
3 107 (21.36%) Migration
4 105 (20.96%) Data Management
5 102 (20.36%) Business Intelligence
6 78 (15.57%) Data Governance
7 72 (14.37%) Master Data Management
8 71 (14.17%) Data Migration
9 62 (12.38%) TOGAF
10 61 (12.18%) Analytics
11 59 (11.78%) ETL
12 49 (9.78%) Data Analysis
13 39 (7.78%) Enterprise Architecture
14 36 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
14 36 (7.19%) Project Management
14 36 (7.19%) Data Mapping
15 28 (5.59%) SOA
16 24 (4.79%) Information Management
17 23 (4.59%) Business Analysis
17 23 (4.59%) UML
Programming Languages
1 87 (17.37%) SQL
2 25 (4.99%) T-SQL
3 23 (4.59%) Java
4 17 (3.39%) PL/SQL
5 14 (2.79%) Shell Script
6 9 (1.80%) C#
7 7 (1.40%) Python
8 5 (1.00%) C
9 4 (0.80%) C++
10 3 (0.60%) Ruby
10 3 (0.60%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.60%) Scala
11 2 (0.40%) R
11 2 (0.40%) XPath
11 2 (0.40%) PHP
12 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.20%) VB
12 1 (0.20%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 27 (5.39%) Security Cleared
2 24 (4.79%) Degree
3 20 (3.99%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.80%) DV Cleared
4 4 (0.80%) ISEB
4 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (0.60%) MCSE
6 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.20%) PMP
6 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.39%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.40%) SLA
2 2 (0.40%) QA
2 2 (0.40%) Basel III
3 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.20%) COREP
3 1 (0.20%) FINREP
3 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 24 (4.79%) Oracle RAC
1 24 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 9 (1.80%) Apache Flume
4 8 (1.60%) HDFS
4 8 (1.60%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.40%) Active Directory
5 7 (1.40%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (2.00%) Oozie
2 8 (1.60%) Data Guard
3 7 (1.40%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.20%) Ambari
5 5 (1.00%) SCCM
6 3 (0.60%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.40%) Puppet
8 1 (0.20%) PureDisk
8 1 (0.20%) SCOM
8 1 (0.20%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.20%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 115 (22.95%) Oracle
2 64 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 32 (6.39%) SAP
4 29 (5.79%) VMware
5 28 (5.59%) Sybase
6 26 (5.19%) Cisco
7 25 (4.99%) Teradata
8 22 (4.39%) Informatica
9 19 (3.79%) IBM
10 11 (2.20%) Netezza
11 8 (1.60%) Business Objects
11 8 (1.60%) Cognos
12 7 (1.40%) Siebel
12 7 (1.40%) Sun
12 7 (1.40%) HP
12 7 (1.40%) Ab Initio
12 7 (1.40%) Hortonworks
12 7 (1.40%) MapR
13 6 (1.20%) Cloudera
13 6 (1.20%) NetApp
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