The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Data Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Architect
Rank 263 356 345
Rank change year-on-year
+93 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 500 358 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 0.62% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.65% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 238 216
Median daily rate £575 £521 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.31% -5.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £675 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £481
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £33.55 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.55 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50426 54977 54154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.99% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32986 35136 33089
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1704 2093 2157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Data Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Data Architect in the job title.

Data Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Data Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Data Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Architect within the UK.

Data Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Architect
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +68 469 £589 +13.22% 57
London +109 244 £600 +9.09% 36
South East +10 93 £600 +20.00% 7
Berkshire +33 47 £650 +38.66% 4
North West +18 33 £556 +5.95% 3
West Midlands -30 32 £550 +22.22% 1
City of London +21 30 £610 +10.90% 5
Scotland +31 26 £475 -13.63% 2
Buckinghamshire +39 23 £450 -
Milton Keynes +32 21 £444 -
Edinburgh +30 20 £500 -9.09% 1
Yorkshire +24 19 £550 +10.00% 1
East Midlands -8 17 £550 +2.32%
South West +21 15 £525 -14.28% 2
Bracknell +8 13 £650 +36.84%
Cheshire +5 11 £588 +11.90%
South Yorkshire +11 10 £600 -4.00%
Manchester -10 10 £475 +15.15% 2
Hampshire -15 10 £600 +20.00% 2
Wiltshire +22 9 £625 -2.91%
Swindon +17 9 £625 -2.91%
West Yorkshire +8 9 £550 +10.00% 1
Sheffield +6 9 £600 -4.00%
Leeds +14 8 £550 -6.38%
East of England +3 8 £450 -21.73% 6
Maidenhead - 8 £750 -
Reading +16 7 £575 +19.79% 2
Warrington +16 7 £600 +9.33%
Surrey +14 6 £525 -4.54%
Midlands +1 6 £550 +10.00%

Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Data Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 414 (41.99%) Data Modelling
2 345 (34.99%) Data Architecture
3 267 (27.08%) Data Warehouse
4 247 (25.05%) Big Data
5 217 (22.01%) Business Intelligence
6 212 (21.50%) Data Management
7 182 (18.46%) SQL
8 181 (18.36%) Hadoop
9 175 (17.75%) Finance
10 171 (17.34%) Migration
11 164 (16.63%) ETL
12 154 (15.62%) Agile Software Development
13 149 (15.11%) Analytics
14 142 (14.40%) Data Integration
15 137 (13.89%) Data Quality
16 126 (12.78%) Data Governance
17 125 (12.68%) Oracle
18 116 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
19 111 (11.26%) Data Centre
20 109 (11.05%) Enterprise Architecture
21 106 (10.75%) TOGAF
22 98 (9.94%) Master Data Management
23 91 (9.23%) Microsoft
24 89 (9.03%) SQL Server
25 85 (8.62%) Data Migration
26 84 (8.52%) Security Cleared
27 83 (8.42%) Java
27 83 (8.42%) Apache Spark
28 81 (8.22%) Data Analysis
29 77 (7.81%) NoSQL

Data Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 83 (8.42%) Apache Spark
2 37 (3.75%) Apache Pig
3 29 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
4 24 (2.43%) SAS
5 17 (1.72%) Apache
6 16 (1.62%) Apache Solr
7 15 (1.52%) Confluence
8 8 (0.81%) SharePoint
9 7 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (0.71%) IIS
10 6 (0.61%) JBoss
11 3 (0.30%) CMS
11 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.20%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.20%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.20%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.10%) Mule
13 1 (0.10%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 15 (1.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.51%) MS Office
2 5 (0.51%) MS Project
3 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.61%) Unica
4 5 (0.51%) SAP CRM
4 5 (0.51%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.30%) SAP hybris
6 3 (0.30%) SAP MDM
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle HRMS
7 2 (0.20%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.20%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.10%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 43 (4.36%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (2.74%) SaaS
4 19 (1.93%) PaaS
5 13 (1.32%) GitHub
6 11 (1.12%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.71%) Amazon EMR
7 7 (0.71%) Azure Machine Learning
7 7 (0.71%) IaaS
8 6 (0.61%) IBM Cloud
8 6 (0.61%) Office 365
8 6 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.41%) Boomi
10 3 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.30%) iPaaS
11 1 (0.10%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.23%) LAN
2 21 (2.13%) Firewall
2 21 (2.13%) WAN
3 11 (1.12%) HTTP
4 9 (0.91%) VoIP
4 9 (0.91%) VPN
5 7 (0.71%) Network Security
6 6 (0.61%) Internet
6 6 (0.61%) SAN
7 5 (0.51%) MPLS
7 5 (0.51%) NAS
7 5 (0.51%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.41%) WLAN
9 2 (0.20%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.20%) DHCP
10 1 (0.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (0.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.10%) HSRP
10 1 (0.10%) MQTT
10 1 (0.10%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (27.08%) Data Warehouse
2 247 (25.05%) Big Data
3 181 (18.36%) Hadoop
4 89 (9.03%) SQL Server
5 77 (7.81%) NoSQL
6 61 (6.19%) Apache Hive
7 51 (5.17%) Relational Database
8 46 (4.67%) MongoDB
9 39 (3.96%) HBase
10 36 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 34 (3.45%) Data Lake
12 32 (3.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 31 (3.14%) BusinessObjects
14 30 (3.04%) Oracle Database
15 29 (2.94%) Sqoop
16 27 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
16 27 (2.74%) QlikView
17 26 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
17 26 (2.64%) RDBMS
18 24 (2.43%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 39 (3.96%) ERwin
2 24 (2.43%) JIRA
3 14 (1.42%) Talend Open Studio
4 11 (1.12%) Jenkins
5 9 (0.91%) Maven
6 5 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.51%) Toad
7 2 (0.20%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.20%) PowerDesigner
7 2 (0.20%) Subversion
8 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 175 (17.75%) Finance
2 74 (7.51%) Banking
2 74 (7.51%) Retail
3 25 (2.54%) Investment Banking
4 21 (2.13%) Marketing
5 19 (1.93%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.01%) Law
6 10 (1.01%) Publishing
6 10 (1.01%) Retail Banking
7 7 (0.71%) Legal
7 7 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.51%) Electronics
9 3 (0.30%) Back Office
9 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.30%) Front Office
9 3 (0.30%) Local Government
10 2 (0.20%) Advertising
10 2 (0.20%) Billing
11 1 (0.10%) Automotive
11 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (5.48%) XML
2 40 (4.06%) Web Services
3 32 (3.25%) REST
4 23 (2.33%) .NET
5 21 (2.13%) Middleware
6 19 (1.93%) XSD
7 18 (1.83%) PostGIS
7 18 (1.83%) SOAP
8 16 (1.62%) J2EE
8 16 (1.62%) Kafka
9 13 (1.32%) JSON
9 13 (1.32%) WSDL
10 11 (1.12%) RESTful
11 9 (0.91%) XSLT
12 8 (0.81%) EDI
12 8 (0.81%) Hibernate
13 7 (0.71%) ASP.NET
14 6 (0.61%) FpML
14 6 (0.61%) IBM Integration Bus
15 4 (0.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 142 (14.40%) Data Integration
2 111 (11.26%) Data Centre
3 72 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 53 (5.38%) Visualisation
6 25 (2.54%) Reference Data
7 23 (2.33%) Computer Science
8 20 (2.03%) Data Structures
9 16 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (1.62%) Statistics
10 13 (1.32%) Ontologies
11 12 (1.22%) Mathematics
12 11 (1.12%) Algorithms
12 11 (1.12%) User Experience
13 10 (1.01%) NHS
13 10 (1.01%) Replication
13 10 (1.01%) Taxonomies
14 9 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (0.91%) N-Tier
15 7 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (4.16%) Linux
2 32 (3.25%) Unix
3 31 (3.14%) Windows
4 7 (0.71%) Solaris
5 6 (0.61%) AIX
5 6 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.30%) HPUX
7 3 (0.30%) SUSE
7 3 (0.30%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.10%) CentOS
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 414 (41.99%) Data Modelling
2 345 (34.99%) Data Architecture
3 217 (22.01%) Business Intelligence
4 212 (21.50%) Data Management
5 171 (17.34%) Migration
6 164 (16.63%) ETL
7 154 (15.62%) Agile Software Development
8 149 (15.11%) Analytics
9 126 (12.78%) Data Governance
10 116 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 109 (11.05%) Enterprise Architecture
12 106 (10.75%) TOGAF
13 98 (9.94%) Master Data Management
14 85 (8.62%) Data Migration
15 81 (8.22%) Data Analysis
16 68 (6.90%) SOA
17 65 (6.59%) Logical Data Model
18 62 (6.29%) Open Source
19 57 (5.78%) Information Architecture
20 45 (4.56%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 182 (18.46%) SQL
2 83 (8.42%) Java
3 43 (4.36%) Python
4 28 (2.84%) Scala
5 19 (1.93%) R
6 18 (1.83%) PL/SQL
7 12 (1.22%) Shell Script
8 8 (0.81%) C
8 8 (0.81%) Perl
8 8 (0.81%) SPARQL
8 8 (0.81%) T-SQL
9 7 (0.71%) PHP
10 6 (0.61%) C#
11 5 (0.51%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.30%) COBOL
12 3 (0.30%) HiveQL
12 3 (0.30%) Ruby
13 2 (0.20%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.10%) ABAP
14 1 (0.10%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 84 (8.52%) Security Cleared
2 70 (7.10%) SC Cleared
3 53 (5.38%) Degree
4 10 (1.01%) PhD
5 8 (0.81%) CISSP
6 6 (0.61%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.30%) CISM
8 2 (0.20%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.20%) CCIE
8 2 (0.20%) CISA
8 2 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.20%) CLAS
8 2 (0.20%) ISEB
9 1 (0.10%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.10%) CCNA
9 1 (0.10%) CCNP
9 1 (0.10%) IISP
9 1 (0.10%) VCAP
9 1 (0.10%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (13.89%) Data Quality
2 18 (1.83%) QA
3 14 (1.42%) ISO20022
4 12 (1.22%) Solvency II
5 9 (0.91%) MiFID
6 6 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.61%) Dublin Core
7 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.10%) EMIR
8 1 (0.10%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (2.33%) HDFS
2 22 (2.23%) Apache Flume
3 21 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.83%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.81%) Xen
6 6 (0.61%) Samba
6 6 (0.61%) vCloud
7 5 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.51%) Docker
8 4 (0.41%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.20%) Btrfs
10 1 (0.10%) Firmware
10 1 (0.10%) NFS
10 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.10%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (0.81%) DBAmp
1 8 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.61%) Graphite
3 6 (0.61%) logstash
3 6 (0.61%) Puppet
4 5 (0.51%) BladeLogic
5 4 (0.41%) Ansible
6 3 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.20%) Control-M
7 2 (0.20%) Oozie
8 1 (0.10%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.10%) Ambari
8 1 (0.10%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.10%) MOM
8 1 (0.10%) Nagios
8 1 (0.10%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.10%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 125 (12.68%) Oracle
2 91 (9.23%) Microsoft
3 61 (6.19%) SAP
4 53 (5.38%) IBM
5 40 (4.06%) Informatica
6 39 (3.96%) VMware
7 31 (3.14%) Teradata
8 28 (2.84%) Cloudera
9 25 (2.54%) Tableau
10 21 (2.13%) Hortonworks
11 20 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
12 18 (1.83%) Ab Initio
13 14 (1.42%) Citrix
13 14 (1.42%) ESRI
13 14 (1.42%) Talend
14 12 (1.22%) Cognos
15 10 (1.01%) Cisco
16 6 (0.61%) MicroStrategy
16 6 (0.61%) TIBCO
17 5 (0.51%) webMethods
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: (£) Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Skilliantech Limited
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
NCC Group
Rate: up to £550 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 days ago