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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Architect
Rank 93 76 74
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.19% 0.56% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.59% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £531 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £511 £495 £475
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £72.50
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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 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
1451 1190 954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.22% 94.97% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 643 479
Average daily rate £350 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 57 79
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 13 (76.47%) Data Modelling
2 9 (52.94%) Migration
3 8 (47.06%) Data Migration
4 5 (29.41%) Data Governance
5 4 (23.53%) Information Architecture
5 4 (23.53%) Data Integration
5 4 (23.53%) Data Architecture
5 4 (23.53%) Data Management
5 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (17.65%) Retail
7 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
7 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
7 2 (11.76%) Banking
7 2 (11.76%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) Validation
7 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
7 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (11.76%) HP
7 2 (11.76%) Novell
8 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
8 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.88%) SQL
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
8 1 (5.88%) XML
8 1 (5.88%) UNIX
8 1 (5.88%) Windows
8 1 (5.88%) CRM
8 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
8 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Data Modelling
2 9 (52.94%) Migration
3 8 (47.06%) Data Migration
4 5 (29.41%) Data Governance
5 4 (23.53%) Data Architecture
5 4 (23.53%) Information Architecture
5 4 (23.53%) Data Management
5 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
6 2 (11.76%) Validation
7 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
7 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
7 1 (5.88%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) HP
1 2 (11.76%) Novell
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft