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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Architect
Rank 608 579 584
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Database Architect 19 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.037% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.040% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 7
Average daily rate £475 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £450 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £625 £639
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database 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
48697 48044 46983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.77% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32114 29627 29164
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1383 1932 1948
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 13 £450 -14.28% 5
South West - 3 £500 -
South East -20 2 - -
West Midlands - 1 £550 - 1
Database Architect
UK

Database Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (53.70%) SQL Server
2 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (37.04%) Scrum
4 19 (35.19%) NoSQL
5 18 (33.33%) Finance
6 17 (31.48%) SQL
7 16 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (29.63%) MongoDB
8 14 (25.93%) Oracle
8 14 (25.93%) Migration
9 12 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (20.37%) MySQL
10 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
12 9 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (16.67%) Open Source
12 9 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (14.81%) DevOps
14 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
14 7 (12.96%) Database Security
14 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (12.96%) ETL
15 6 (11.11%) Linux
15 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (11.11%) OLTP
15 6 (11.11%) PHP
15 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (11.11%) Retail
15 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services

Database Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.85%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (9.26%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (7.41%) SaaS
4 2 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.70%) Google Apps
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) LAN
1 5 (9.26%) NAS
1 5 (9.26%) PABX
1 5 (9.26%) SAN
1 5 (9.26%) VoIP
1 5 (9.26%) WAN
1 5 (9.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (53.70%) SQL Server
2 19 (35.19%) NoSQL
3 16 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (29.63%) MongoDB
4 11 (20.37%) MySQL
5 9 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
7 6 (11.11%) OLTP
7 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (9.26%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
9 4 (7.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
10 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) .NET
2 3 (5.56%) Web Services
3 2 (3.70%) Play Framework
3 2 (3.70%) REST
4 1 (1.85%) CSS
4 1 (1.85%) CSS3
4 1 (1.85%) Django
4 1 (1.85%) EclipseLink
4 1 (1.85%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.85%) HTML
4 1 (1.85%) HTML5
4 1 (1.85%) JSON
4 1 (1.85%) Middleware
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.85%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.85%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.85%) SOAP
4 1 (1.85%) Spring
4 1 (1.85%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) BYOD
2 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.26%) Replication
3 4 (7.41%) Clustering
3 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.70%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.85%) Economics
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.85%) Fintech
6 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Linux
2 5 (9.26%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.04%) Scrum
3 14 (25.93%) Migration
4 9 (16.67%) Open Source
4 9 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (14.81%) DevOps
6 7 (12.96%) Database Security
6 7 (12.96%) ETL
6 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (11.11%) Analytics
7 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (11.11%) Database Mirroring
7 6 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (9.26%) CRM
8 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
8 5 (9.26%) Database Tuning
8 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
9 4 (7.41%) Data Management
9 4 (7.41%) Supplier Management
9 4 (7.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) PHP
3 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.70%) Scala
5 1 (1.85%) Java
5 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.85%) Python
5 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Oracle
2 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.41%) Trillium
4 3 (5.56%) Google
4 3 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (1.85%) Apteco
5 1 (1.85%) BMC
5 1 (1.85%) Informatica
5 1 (1.85%) NetApp
5 1 (1.85%) VMware