The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 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
Data Architect
Rank 73 59 73
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 10 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.97% 0.92% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.97% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Average daily rate £500 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -5.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year
- +7.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.88 £37.80 -
% change year-on-year
+50.46% -
Data Architect
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
952 926 941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.52% 94.20% 91.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 490 474
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 33
Average hourly rate £14.00 £21.55 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.03% +34.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £27.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Data Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Data Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Data Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Data Architect Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Data Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Architect across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Data Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 9 (56.25%) Migration
1 9 (56.25%) Data Architecture
2 7 (43.75%) SAP
2 7 (43.75%) ETL
3 6 (37.50%) ERP
3 6 (37.50%) Informatica
3 6 (37.50%) Data Integration
4 5 (31.25%) Data Conversion
4 5 (31.25%) IBM InfoSphere
4 5 (31.25%) Data Migration
4 5 (31.25%) SAP ERP
4 5 (31.25%) SAP IS-U
4 5 (31.25%) IBM
4 5 (31.25%) DataStage
5 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (25.00%) Information Management
6 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
7 2 (12.50%) User Stories
7 2 (12.50%) Metadata Management
7 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (12.50%) Data Governance
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 2 (12.50%) Publishing
7 2 (12.50%) Data Security
7 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 2 (12.50%) Network Security
7 2 (12.50%) Reference Data
7 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
1 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) SAP ERP
1 5 (31.25%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (6.25%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) BGP
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) GLBP
2 1 (6.25%) HSRP
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) IPsec
2 1 (6.25%) OSPF
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) VLAN
2 1 (6.25%) VRRP
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) DataStage
1 5 (31.25%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) DB2
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (12.50%) Publishing
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Data Integration
2 5 (31.25%) Data Conversion
3 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (12.50%) Reference Data
5 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
5 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
5 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Data Architecture
1 9 (56.25%) Migration
2 7 (43.75%) ETL
3 6 (37.50%) ERP
4 5 (31.25%) Data Migration
5 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (25.00%) Information Management
6 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Data Governance
7 2 (12.50%) Data Management
7 2 (12.50%) Data Security
7 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (12.50%) Metadata Management
7 2 (12.50%) User Stories
8 1 (6.25%) Analytics
8 1 (6.25%) Business Process Improvement
8 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
8 1 (6.25%) Master Data Management
8 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) ABAP
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) HDFS
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) SAP
2 6 (37.50%) Informatica
3 5 (31.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Cloudera
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Huawei
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) VMware