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 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
Database Architect
Rank 588 565 553
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Database Architect 12 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.045% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.049% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 9
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£525 £450 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £378 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-21.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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
50008 47259 44708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.82% 92.32% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32538 29202 27164
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1871 1881 1962
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -12 6 £538 +19.44% 2
South East -23 3 - - 2
West Midlands +4 1 £180 -
East Midlands - 1 £525 -
North West - 1 - -
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Database Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 13 (56.52%) Oracle
2 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database
3 6 (26.09%) Data Architecture
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) Finance
4 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
4 5 (21.74%) Linux
4 5 (21.74%) OO
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle Exadata
4 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (17.39%) Spring
5 4 (17.39%) Web Development
5 4 (17.39%) Replication
5 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
5 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
5 4 (17.39%) Analytics
5 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
5 4 (17.39%) ETL
5 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (17.39%) Java
5 4 (17.39%) .NET
5 4 (17.39%) MySQL
5 4 (17.39%) UNIX
5 4 (17.39%) SAN

Database Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (8.70%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) SAN
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) NAS
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) VoIP
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless
3 1 (4.35%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
4 4 (17.39%) MySQL
5 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (8.70%) QlikView
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (4.35%) Big Data
7 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
7 1 (4.35%) VLDB
7 1 (4.35%) DB2
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Middleware
1 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
1 4 (17.39%) Spring
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (8.70%) REST
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Replication
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (8.70%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) Informatics
4 1 (4.35%) NHS
4 1 (4.35%) DTV
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) UNIX
3 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) Solaris
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Data Architecture
2 5 (21.74%) OO
3 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
3 4 (17.39%) ETL
3 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Analytics
3 4 (17.39%) Web Development
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) Information Management
5 2 (8.70%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) MVC
5 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.35%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) CISSP
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.35%) CISA
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (8.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Cognos
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Nortel
4 1 (4.35%) Avaya
4 1 (4.35%) Nokia
4 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Sybase
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat