The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Architect
Rank 124 135 107
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 16 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 0.26% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.28% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 7
Average daily rate
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£520 £550 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +41.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £350 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £585 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £516 £495 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 - -
Data Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3000 2840 2018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.90% 93.21% 93.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1916 1860 1255
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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 198 167 137
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.85% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Data Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Data Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Data Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Data Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Data Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Data Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Data Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Data Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Data Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
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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
Gloucestershire +1 9 £523 +49.28%
Wiltshire -3 5 £500 -10.11%
Data Architect
England

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 31 (93.94%) Data Modelling
2 21 (63.64%) Finance
3 16 (48.48%) Data Architecture
4 15 (45.45%) Logical Data Model
5 10 (30.30%) Information Management
6 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (27.27%) Information Architecture
7 8 (24.24%) Data Governance
7 8 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (24.24%) ERwin
8 7 (21.21%) Retail
8 7 (21.21%) Reference Data
9 6 (18.18%) ETL
10 5 (15.15%) Oracle
10 5 (15.15%) MOF
10 5 (15.15%) IBM
10 5 (15.15%) RDF
10 5 (15.15%) Banking
10 5 (15.15%) Migration
10 5 (15.15%) Data Integration
10 5 (15.15%) Retail Banking
10 5 (15.15%) Solvency II
10 5 (15.15%) COREP
10 5 (15.15%) FINREP
11 4 (12.12%) Data Quality
11 4 (12.12%) Oracle EDQ
11 4 (12.12%) GAP Analysis
11 4 (12.12%) Data Management
11 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (6.06%) Data Mining
3 2 (6.06%) Star Schema
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.03%) DB2
4 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.03%) Big Data
4 1 (3.03%) Base SAS
4 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) ERwin
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (63.64%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Retail
3 5 (15.15%) Retail Banking
3 5 (15.15%) Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Marketing
4 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.06%) Electronics
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Reference Data
2 5 (15.15%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.06%) FMCG
3 2 (6.06%) DTV
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (93.94%) Data Modelling
2 16 (48.48%) Data Architecture
3 15 (45.45%) Logical Data Model
4 10 (30.30%) Information Management
5 9 (27.27%) Information Architecture
5 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (24.24%) Data Governance
7 6 (18.18%) ETL
8 5 (15.15%) RDF
8 5 (15.15%) MOF
8 5 (15.15%) Migration
9 4 (12.12%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (12.12%) Data Management
9 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
10 3 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
10 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
10 3 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
10 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
10 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) Solvency II
1 5 (15.15%) COREP
1 5 (15.15%) FINREP
2 4 (12.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) GPFS
1 1 (3.03%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) IBM
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.09%) Teradata
3 3 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) Netezza
4 1 (3.03%) DataFlux
4 1 (3.03%) Tableau
4 1 (3.03%) Rackspace
4 1 (3.03%) Talend
4 1 (3.03%) Hortonworks
4 1 (3.03%) Informatica
4 1 (3.03%) Embarcadero
4 1 (3.03%) Ab Initio