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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Architect
Rank 84 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1254 1125 1303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.07% 94.14% 90.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 579 626
Average daily rate £325 £333 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% +3.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 90 105
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 2014, 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 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 5 (50.00%) ETL
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (20.00%) Data Transformation
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (20.00%) ERwin
6 2 (20.00%) CA
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) Data Mining
6 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
7 1 (10.00%) Python
7 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
7 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (10.00%) Retail
7 1 (10.00%) Data Management
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
7 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (20.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (20.00%) ERwin
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (50.00%) ETL
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Data Transformation
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
5 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
5 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) CA
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle