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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Architect
Rank 560 532 496
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Database Architect 9 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.015% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.016% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 9
Average daily rate
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£525 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £429 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £603 £550 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.54% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.50
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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
44075 43066 37782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.55% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27490 25926 22039
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £565 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1726 1867 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Database Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Database Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 March 2015. 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 +9 5 £450 +1.40% 1
South East - - - -
East of England - - - -
Database Architect
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Database Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) Migration
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database
4 5 (31.25%) Data Migration
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) Replication
5 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (25.00%) Sybase
5 4 (25.00%) DB2
5 4 (25.00%) MySQL
6 3 (18.75%) UNIX
6 3 (18.75%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (18.75%) PHP
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
6 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
6 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (18.75%) SQLBase
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (18.75%) Data Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) Information Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) High Availability
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (12.50%) OpenStack

Database Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 3 (18.75%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Solr
2 2 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 2 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (6.25%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database
2 4 (25.00%) DB2
2 4 (25.00%) MySQL
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (18.75%) SQLBase
3 3 (18.75%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (6.25%) MariaDB
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (6.25%) DataStage
5 1 (6.25%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (6.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (6.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Toad
1 1 (6.25%) ERwin
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Lucene
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Replication
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (31.25%) Data Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Data Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Information Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
3 3 (18.75%) High Availability
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Coaching
4 2 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (18.75%) PHP
3 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) sed
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Sybase
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (12.50%) Percona
4 1 (6.25%) Teradata
4 1 (6.25%) Netezza
4 1 (6.25%) Greenplum
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Informatica