The table below looks at the statistics for the Database 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 Database Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Architect
Rank 555 527 566
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Database Architect 17 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.054% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.058% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 5
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£450 £463 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £393 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £524 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £67.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+106.15% -
Database Architect
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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 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
46778 44742 49913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.00% 92.82% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 29097 27301 28553
Average daily rate £400 £400 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1872 1954 2464
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Database Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Database Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Database Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Database Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Database Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Database Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

Database 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 Database Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 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 +1 10 £450 -2.70% 1
South East -4 1 - -
Database Architect
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Database Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 29 (87.88%) Oracle
2 21 (63.64%) SQL
3 18 (54.55%) Oracle Database
4 14 (42.42%) ETL
5 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (36.36%) Data Analysis
6 12 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (33.33%) Migration
8 10 (30.30%) CAD
8 10 (30.30%) OO
8 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
8 10 (30.30%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (30.30%) Data Mapping
8 10 (30.30%) Data Integration
9 9 (27.27%) Information Assurance
9 9 (27.27%) Data Architecture
9 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
10 8 (24.24%) REST
10 8 (24.24%) TOGAF
10 8 (24.24%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (24.24%) SOA
11 7 (21.21%) Java
11 7 (21.21%) XML
11 7 (21.21%) Data Modelling
11 7 (21.21%) OOD
11 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
12 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
12 6 (18.18%) SysML
12 6 (18.18%) HTTP
12 6 (18.18%) WSDL

Database Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.03%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) HTTP
1 6 (18.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (54.55%) Oracle Database
2 12 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
4 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 6 (18.18%) RDBMS
6 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (15.15%) MySQL
7 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (12.12%) DB2
8 3 (9.09%) OLTP
8 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (6.06%) Big Data
9 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
10 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (3.03%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Music Industry
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) REST
2 7 (21.21%) XML
3 6 (18.18%) WSDL
3 6 (18.18%) SOAP
3 6 (18.18%) JMS
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.03%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) Classic ASP
4 1 (3.03%) XSLT
4 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.03%) iPad
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) UNIX
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) ETL
2 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (36.36%) Data Analysis
4 11 (33.33%) Migration
5 10 (30.30%) CAD
5 10 (30.30%) OO
5 10 (30.30%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (30.30%) Data Mapping
6 9 (27.27%) Information Assurance
6 9 (27.27%) Data Architecture
7 8 (24.24%) TOGAF
7 8 (24.24%) SOA
8 7 (21.21%) Data Modelling
8 7 (21.21%) OOD
9 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
9 6 (18.18%) SysML
9 6 (18.18%) ITIL
9 6 (18.18%) UML
9 6 (18.18%) Scrum
10 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) Java
3 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.03%) C
4 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.03%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 29 (87.88%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.09%) Sybase
4 1 (3.03%) Greenplum
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) ESRI
4 1 (3.03%) Mercator
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) EMC