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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Architect
Rank 131 100 121
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 11 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.40% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.43% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 6
Average daily rate
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£556 £388 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.54% -26.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £506
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 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
2964 2072 2911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.41% 92.83% 93.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1912 1282 1706
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 157 234
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014.

Data Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bristol -20 5 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £350 - 1
Dorset - - - -
Data Architect
England

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 13 (72.22%) Data Modelling
2 11 (61.11%) Data Architecture
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (27.78%) Information Management
5 4 (22.22%) Banking
5 4 (22.22%) Retail
5 4 (22.22%) Retail Banking
5 4 (22.22%) Reference Data
5 4 (22.22%) Information Security
5 4 (22.22%) ETL
5 4 (22.22%) MySQL
5 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
5 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (16.67%) Couchbase
6 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 3 (16.67%) Magnolia
6 3 (16.67%) ForgeRock
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 3 (16.67%) XML
6 3 (16.67%) LDAP
6 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
6 3 (16.67%) Sun
6 3 (16.67%) Internet
6 3 (16.67%) Jackrabbit

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (16.67%) Magnolia
1 3 (16.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LDAP
1 3 (16.67%) Internet
1 3 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (16.67%) Couchbase
3 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 3 (16.67%) Jackrabbit
3 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
2 4 (22.22%) Retail
2 4 (22.22%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) XML
1 3 (16.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Reference Data
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (16.67%) Open Source
2 3 (16.67%) Mashup
2 3 (16.67%) Taxonomies
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Data Modelling
2 11 (61.11%) Data Architecture
3 5 (27.78%) Information Management
4 4 (22.22%) Information Security
4 4 (22.22%) ETL
5 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (16.67%) Information Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Content Management
6 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) Data Governance
7 1 (5.56%) Data Transformation
7 1 (5.56%) UML
7 1 (5.56%) ERP
7 1 (5.56%) Data Security
7 1 (5.56%) Validation
7 1 (5.56%) Data Management
7 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
7 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.56%) COREP
1 1 (5.56%) FINREP
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) ForgeRock
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
1 3 (16.67%) Sun
2 2 (11.11%) Cognos
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Casewise