The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Architect
Rank 97 71 76
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 10 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.55% 1.34% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 1.40% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 4
Average daily rate £500 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £335 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £600 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £481 £513
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.25 -
Data Architect
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1732 1360 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.01% 95.84% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 799 576
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £263 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 60 51
Average hourly rate £17.30 £14.00 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.57% -23.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Data Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Data Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Data Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Data Architect Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Data Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Architect across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Data Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Data Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Data Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 15 (65.22%) Data Modelling
2 12 (52.17%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (47.83%) Information Architecture
4 10 (43.48%) Visualisation
4 10 (43.48%) Data Management
5 9 (39.13%) TOGAF
5 9 (39.13%) Scrum
5 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (39.13%) Management Information System
5 9 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (39.13%) Product Management
5 9 (39.13%) Domain-Driven Design
5 9 (39.13%) User Experience
6 8 (34.78%) Migration
7 7 (30.43%) Finance
8 6 (26.09%) Data Migration
8 6 (26.09%) Data Governance
9 5 (21.74%) Big Data
9 5 (21.74%) Data Architecture
10 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
10 4 (17.39%) BDD
11 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
11 3 (13.04%) Analytics
11 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
11 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
11 3 (13.04%) Logical Data Model
11 3 (13.04%) ERP

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Big Data
2 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
3 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
3 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
3 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.70%) MySQL
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
5 1 (4.35%) HBase
5 1 (4.35%) Pentaho
5 1 (4.35%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (4.35%) Star Schema
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Java EE
1 2 (8.70%) Java EE 5
1 2 (8.70%) Middleware
1 2 (8.70%) REST
1 2 (8.70%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Visualisation
2 9 (39.13%) Management Information System
2 9 (39.13%) User Experience
3 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 3 (13.04%) Data Integration
3 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
4 2 (8.70%) VSAM
5 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
5 1 (4.35%) New Media
5 1 (4.35%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) AIX
1 1 (4.35%) HPUX
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Solaris
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Data Modelling
2 12 (52.17%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (47.83%) Information Architecture
4 10 (43.48%) Data Management
5 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (39.13%) Domain-Driven Design
5 9 (39.13%) Product Management
5 9 (39.13%) Scrum
5 9 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (39.13%) TOGAF
6 8 (34.78%) Migration
7 6 (26.09%) Data Governance
7 6 (26.09%) Data Migration
8 5 (21.74%) Data Architecture
9 4 (17.39%) BDD
9 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (13.04%) Analytics
10 3 (13.04%) ERP
10 3 (13.04%) ETL
10 3 (13.04%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) CCIE
1 1 (4.35%) CCNP
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) CA
1 2 (8.70%) IBM
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle
1 2 (8.70%) Teradata
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.35%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) Tableau
2 1 (4.35%) VMware