The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Architect
Rank 357 368 422
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +54
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 283 222 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.42% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.46% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 142 99
Average daily rate
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£550 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £416 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £675 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Data Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 24 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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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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
England +16 256 £550 +4.76% 35
London +11 137 £575 +6.97% 26
East of England +14 30 £475 - 1
South East -24 27 £563 +7.14% 2
City of London +9 26 £575 +6.23% 7
South West -35 26 £450 -10.00% 3
Suffolk - 17 £475 -
North West +3 13 £500 +17.64%
Scotland -10 13 £500 +11.11% 3
Edinburgh -1 10 £500 +8.10% 1
West Midlands -15 10 £475 +18.75% 1
Bristol -16 10 £413 -13.15%
Cheshire - 10 £500 -
Oxfordshire - 9 £538 - 1
Ipswich - 8 £475 -
Essex - 7 £550 - 1
Warrington - 7 £500 -
Yorkshire +3 6 £425 -
West Yorkshire -4 6 £425 -
South Wales - 5 £575 -
Wales - 5 £575 -
East Midlands +6 4 £400 -40.74% 2
Brentwood - 3 £600 - 1
Leeds - 3 £425 -
Docklands, London +12 2 £665 -5.00% 1
Manchester -2 2 £500 +17.64%
Milton Keynes -10 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -13 2 - -
Surrey -9 1 £400 +6.66%
Glasgow -15 1 £400 -11.11% 1

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 272 (50.46%) Data Modelling
2 236 (43.78%) Data Architecture
3 142 (26.35%) Data Warehouse
4 127 (23.56%) Oracle
5 118 (21.89%) Business Intelligence
6 116 (21.52%) Finance
6 116 (21.52%) Data Management
7 111 (20.59%) Migration
8 110 (20.41%) SQL Server
9 91 (16.88%) Big Data
10 89 (16.51%) Data Governance
10 89 (16.51%) SQL
11 80 (14.84%) Master Data Management
12 77 (14.29%) Banking
13 76 (14.10%) ETL
13 76 (14.10%) Analytics
14 73 (13.54%) Data Migration
15 68 (12.62%) Microsoft
16 67 (12.43%) TOGAF
17 66 (12.24%) Hadoop
18 56 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
19 53 (9.83%) Data Analysis
20 43 (7.98%) Relational Database
21 42 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
22 41 (7.61%) NoSQL
23 40 (7.42%) MongoDB
23 40 (7.42%) Enterprise Architecture
23 40 (7.42%) Data Structures
24 38 (7.05%) Data Integration
25 36 (6.68%) Data Mapping

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 12 (2.23%) Apache Pig
2 8 (1.48%) SAS
2 8 (1.48%) Apache Spark
3 7 (1.30%) Apache
3 7 (1.30%) Oracle Coherence
4 5 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.74%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.56%) Magnolia
6 3 (0.56%) Drupal
7 2 (0.37%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.37%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (0.37%) IIS
7 2 (0.37%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.19%) CICS
8 1 (0.19%) Node.js
8 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.30%) MS Office
3 4 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.37%) SPSS
4 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.56%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.56%) SAP Payroll
3 3 (0.56%) ResourceLink
3 3 (0.56%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.37%) Demantra
4 2 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.37%) JDE World
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (0.37%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.48%) SaaS
2 6 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.74%) PaaS
5 3 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.37%) IaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.19%) ElastiCache
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.64%) SAN
2 16 (2.97%) NAS
3 8 (1.48%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (0.93%) Network Security
5 4 (0.74%) OpenLDAP
5 4 (0.74%) Internet
5 4 (0.74%) LAN
5 4 (0.74%) WAN
6 3 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.56%) LDAP
6 3 (0.56%) DNS
6 3 (0.56%) Firewall
6 3 (0.56%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.37%) MVNO
8 1 (0.19%) OpenFlow
8 1 (0.19%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.19%) RANAP
8 1 (0.19%) 3G
8 1 (0.19%) 4G
8 1 (0.19%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (26.35%) Data Warehouse
2 110 (20.41%) SQL Server
3 91 (16.88%) Big Data
4 66 (12.24%) Hadoop
5 43 (7.98%) Relational Database
6 41 (7.61%) NoSQL
7 40 (7.42%) MongoDB
8 32 (5.94%) Oracle Database
9 26 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 24 (4.45%) DB2
10 24 (4.45%) Data Mining
11 21 (3.90%) Oracle Database 11g
12 20 (3.71%) RDBMS
12 20 (3.71%) Apache Hive
13 19 (3.53%) MySQL
14 18 (3.34%) DataStage
14 18 (3.34%) SQL Server 2008
14 18 (3.34%) Apache Cassandra
15 14 (2.60%) Couchbase
16 13 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (3.90%) ERwin
2 11 (2.04%) Visual Studio
3 10 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.11%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (0.93%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.93%) PowerDesigner
6 3 (0.56%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.37%) MSI
7 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.19%) JMeter
8 1 (0.19%) NUnit
8 1 (0.19%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.19%) JUnit
8 1 (0.19%) XMLSpy
8 1 (0.19%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.19%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.19%) NuGet
8 1 (0.19%) NCover
8 1 (0.19%) StyleCop
General
1 116 (21.52%) Finance
2 77 (14.29%) Banking
3 30 (5.57%) Retail
3 30 (5.57%) Investment Banking
4 22 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.60%) Retail Banking
6 10 (1.86%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.11%) Back Office
8 6 (1.11%) Marketing
9 5 (0.93%) Games
10 3 (0.56%) Front Office
10 3 (0.56%) Legal
10 3 (0.56%) Automotive
10 3 (0.56%) French Language
11 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.37%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.19%) Military
12 1 (0.19%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.75%) XML
2 16 (2.97%) Web Services
3 11 (2.04%) .NET
4 10 (1.86%) XSLT
4 10 (1.86%) JSON
5 8 (1.48%) FpML
5 8 (1.48%) XSD
6 6 (1.11%) SOAP
6 6 (1.11%) REST
7 3 (0.56%) HTML
7 3 (0.56%) Middleware
7 3 (0.56%) XML Schema
8 2 (0.37%) JSP
8 2 (0.37%) J2EE
8 2 (0.37%) Struts
8 2 (0.37%) JSF
8 2 (0.37%) jBPM
8 2 (0.37%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.37%) GWT
8 2 (0.37%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 56 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (7.42%) Data Structures
3 38 (7.05%) Data Integration
4 29 (5.38%) Management Information System
5 24 (4.45%) Reference Data
6 21 (3.90%) Open Source
7 19 (3.53%) Visualisation
8 15 (2.78%) Computer Science
9 13 (2.41%) Data Extraction
10 12 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (1.30%) Pharmacovigilance
11 7 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
12 6 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.11%) Mobile Payment
13 5 (0.93%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.93%) Clustering
13 5 (0.93%) Taxonomies
13 5 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (0.74%) CESG
14 4 (0.74%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 32 (5.94%) UNIX
2 26 (4.82%) Linux
3 22 (4.08%) Windows
4 16 (2.97%) Solaris
5 14 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (2.41%) AIX
7 10 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.37%) HPUX
11 1 (0.19%) Android
11 1 (0.19%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.19%) MVS
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (50.46%) Data Modelling
2 236 (43.78%) Data Architecture
3 118 (21.89%) Business Intelligence
4 116 (21.52%) Data Management
5 111 (20.59%) Migration
6 89 (16.51%) Data Governance
7 80 (14.84%) Master Data Management
8 76 (14.10%) Analytics
8 76 (14.10%) ETL
9 73 (13.54%) Data Migration
10 67 (12.43%) TOGAF
11 53 (9.83%) Data Analysis
12 42 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
13 40 (7.42%) Enterprise Architecture
14 36 (6.68%) Data Mapping
15 34 (6.31%) Project Management
16 28 (5.19%) SOA
17 27 (5.01%) Information Management
18 26 (4.82%) Data Security
19 24 (4.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 89 (16.51%) SQL
2 23 (4.27%) Java
3 22 (4.08%) T-SQL
4 14 (2.60%) PL/SQL
5 11 (2.04%) Shell Script
6 8 (1.48%) Python
7 7 (1.30%) C#
8 6 (1.11%) C++
9 5 (0.93%) C
10 3 (0.56%) Ruby
10 3 (0.56%) Scala
11 2 (0.37%) R
11 2 (0.37%) XPath
11 2 (0.37%) PHP
12 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.19%) VB
12 1 (0.19%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 31 (5.75%) Security Cleared
2 25 (4.64%) Degree
3 23 (4.27%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.93%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.56%) MCSE
6 3 (0.56%) ISEB
6 3 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.82%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.37%) SLA
2 2 (0.37%) QA
2 2 (0.37%) Basel III
3 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.19%) COREP
3 1 (0.19%) FINREP
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 24 (4.45%) Oracle RAC
1 24 (4.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.67%) Hyper-V
2 9 (1.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 8 (1.48%) Apache Flume
3 8 (1.48%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.30%) VMware ESX
4 7 (1.30%) HDFS
5 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.19%) XenApp
5 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (1.67%) Oozie
2 8 (1.48%) Tivoli
2 8 (1.48%) Data Guard
3 6 (1.11%) Ambari
4 3 (0.56%) SCCM
4 3 (0.56%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.37%) Puppet
5 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.19%) SCOM
6 1 (0.19%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 127 (23.56%) Oracle
2 68 (12.62%) Microsoft
3 35 (6.49%) Teradata
4 34 (6.31%) Informatica
5 32 (5.94%) SAP
6 29 (5.38%) VMware
7 26 (4.82%) Sybase
7 26 (4.82%) Cisco
8 25 (4.64%) IBM
9 11 (2.04%) Cognos
9 11 (2.04%) Ab Initio
9 11 (2.04%) Netezza
10 9 (1.67%) Business Objects
11 8 (1.48%) Hortonworks
11 8 (1.48%) Cloudera
11 8 (1.48%) MapR
12 7 (1.30%) Sun
13 6 (1.11%) Siebel
13 6 (1.11%) Citrix
13 6 (1.11%) NetApp
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