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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Architect
Rank 371 364 373
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 281 269 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.48% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.52% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 169 148
Average daily rate
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£525 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.55 - -
UK excluding London average 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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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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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
England +2 273 £525 -4.54% 59
London -19 107 £563 - 33
South East +27 71 £500 +2.56% 12
Hampshire +16 26 £525 +6.06% 4
City of London -3 26 £588 -9.61% 8
West Midlands 0 17 £438 -12.50% 3
North West -33 16 £508 -7.72% 4
East Midlands +7 15 £538 - 2
East of England +7 15 £550 +7.31% 1
Berkshire +8 14 £515 -19.21% 3
South West -7 14 £525 -5.61% 1
Yorkshire -37 13 £475 +11.76% 1
West Yorkshire -27 11 £475 +11.76%
Northamptonshire - 10 £550 -
Northampton - 9 £550 -
East Sussex +1 8 £500 +2.56%
Reading -1 8 £515 -35.62% 1
Southampton - 8 £700 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 8 £569 -
Brighton +6 6 £500 +8.10%
Wiltshire +1 6 £556 -
Swindon -4 6 £556 -
Warrington -9 6 £469 -6.25%
Cheshire -11 6 £469 -6.25%
Oxfordshire -22 6 £475 -17.39% 2
Leeds -27 6 £475 +11.76%
Warwickshire +5 5 £450 -10.00%
Surrey -1 5 £525 +55.55%
Buckinghamshire -8 5 - -
Scotland -8 5 £500 +21.21% 2

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 303 (55.80%) Data Modelling
2 243 (44.75%) Data Architecture
3 186 (34.25%) Finance
4 181 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 175 (32.23%) Business Intelligence
6 122 (22.47%) Data Management
7 117 (21.55%) ETL
8 111 (20.44%) Oracle
8 111 (20.44%) Data Governance
9 102 (18.78%) SQL
9 102 (18.78%) Migration
10 94 (17.31%) Big Data
11 88 (16.21%) Logical Data Model
12 82 (15.10%) Banking
13 80 (14.73%) Data Migration
14 77 (14.18%) Analytics
15 70 (12.89%) Data Integration
16 69 (12.71%) Data Analysis
16 69 (12.71%) SQL Server
17 60 (11.05%) Enterprise Architecture
18 59 (10.87%) SAP
18 59 (10.87%) Hadoop
19 58 (10.68%) Microsoft
20 54 (9.94%) Agile Software Development
21 53 (9.76%) ERwin
21 53 (9.76%) Physical Data Model
21 53 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
22 45 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
23 42 (7.73%) TOGAF
24 41 (7.55%) Investment Banking

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 28 (5.16%) SAS
2 18 (3.31%) Apache Pig
3 16 (2.95%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.10%) Apache Solr
5 5 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (0.92%) Apache
5 5 (0.92%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.55%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.18%) Mule
7 1 (0.18%) nginx
7 1 (0.18%) Documentum
7 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.18%) CMS
7 1 (0.18%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.29%) SPSS
4 5 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.55%) MS Office
6 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.10%) SAP CRM
4 5 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.55%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.37%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.37%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.37%) Office 365
5 2 (0.37%) SoftLayer
5 2 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.18%) Boomi
6 1 (0.18%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.55%) LAN
1 3 (0.55%) Ethernet
1 3 (0.55%) VoIP
1 3 (0.55%) Firewall
1 3 (0.55%) Internet
2 2 (0.37%) MPLS
2 2 (0.37%) Unified Communications
2 2 (0.37%) WAN
2 2 (0.37%) SAN
2 2 (0.37%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.37%) VPN
2 2 (0.37%) ATM
2 2 (0.37%) ISDN
3 1 (0.18%) SDH
3 1 (0.18%) DNS
3 1 (0.18%) ADSL
3 1 (0.18%) DHCP
3 1 (0.18%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.18%) NAS
3 1 (0.18%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 94 (17.31%) Big Data
3 69 (12.71%) SQL Server
4 59 (10.87%) Hadoop
5 32 (5.89%) Relational Database
6 28 (5.16%) NoSQL
6 28 (5.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (4.24%) RDBMS
8 22 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (4.05%) Apache Hive
8 22 (4.05%) MongoDB
9 21 (3.87%) Apache Cassandra
9 21 (3.87%) HBase
10 19 (3.50%) Oracle BI EE
11 18 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (3.13%) OLTP
13 16 (2.95%) Data Mining
14 15 (2.76%) BusinessObjects
15 14 (2.58%) DB2
15 14 (2.58%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 53 (9.76%) ERwin
2 8 (1.47%) Toad
3 2 (0.37%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (0.37%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.37%) JIRA
3 2 (0.37%) Selenium
3 2 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.37%) PVCS
3 2 (0.37%) LoadUI
4 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
General
1 186 (34.25%) Finance
2 82 (15.10%) Banking
3 41 (7.55%) Investment Banking
4 37 (6.81%) Retail
5 18 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.58%) Marketing
7 7 (1.29%) Publishing
7 7 (1.29%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.10%) Legal
8 6 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.92%) Electronics
10 4 (0.74%) Automotive
11 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.37%) Law
12 2 (0.37%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.37%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.18%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.68%) Middleware
2 17 (3.13%) XML
3 13 (2.39%) .NET
3 13 (2.39%) Web Services
4 6 (1.10%) XML Schema
4 6 (1.10%) Kafka
5 5 (0.92%) REST
5 5 (0.92%) HTML
5 5 (0.92%) SOAP
6 3 (0.55%) FpML
6 3 (0.55%) Java EE
6 3 (0.55%) HTML5
6 3 (0.55%) MLlib
7 2 (0.37%) RESTful
7 2 (0.37%) D3.js
7 2 (0.37%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.37%) Silverlight
7 2 (0.37%) J2EE
7 2 (0.37%) CSS
8 1 (0.18%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 70 (12.89%) Data Integration
2 53 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (5.52%) Management Information System
4 27 (4.97%) Reference Data
5 22 (4.05%) Data Structures
6 16 (2.95%) Data Centre
6 16 (2.95%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (2.76%) Visualisation
8 11 (2.03%) Replication
9 9 (1.66%) Taxonomies
10 7 (1.29%) Credit Risk
11 6 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (1.10%) NHS
11 6 (1.10%) GIS
12 5 (0.92%) DTV
12 5 (0.92%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.74%) Mathematics
14 3 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 3 (0.55%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 21 (3.87%) Linux
2 14 (2.58%) UNIX
3 6 (1.10%) Windows
4 2 (0.37%) zOS
4 2 (0.37%) MVS
5 1 (0.18%) SUSE
5 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.18%) AIX
5 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (55.80%) Data Modelling
2 243 (44.75%) Data Architecture
3 175 (32.23%) Business Intelligence
4 122 (22.47%) Data Management
5 117 (21.55%) ETL
6 111 (20.44%) Data Governance
7 102 (18.78%) Migration
8 88 (16.21%) Logical Data Model
9 80 (14.73%) Data Migration
10 77 (14.18%) Analytics
11 69 (12.71%) Data Analysis
12 60 (11.05%) Enterprise Architecture
13 54 (9.94%) Agile Software Development
14 53 (9.76%) Physical Data Model
15 45 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
16 42 (7.73%) TOGAF
17 40 (7.37%) Information Architecture
18 34 (6.26%) Master Data Management
19 32 (5.89%) Information Management
20 30 (5.52%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 102 (18.78%) SQL
2 37 (6.81%) Java
3 14 (2.58%) Python
3 14 (2.58%) R
4 12 (2.21%) PL/SQL
5 11 (2.03%) Scala
6 9 (1.66%) T-SQL
7 8 (1.47%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.92%) C
8 5 (0.92%) C++
8 5 (0.92%) PHP
9 4 (0.74%) C#
9 4 (0.74%) Perl
10 2 (0.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.18%) Rust
11 1 (0.18%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.18%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.18%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.18%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 21 (3.87%) Degree
2 9 (1.66%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.74%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.37%) PMP
4 2 (0.37%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.37%) CCNP
4 2 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.18%) CCNA
5 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.18%) Data Quality
2 12 (2.21%) QA
3 6 (1.10%) COREP
3 6 (1.10%) FINREP
4 5 (0.92%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.55%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.37%) Basel II
7 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (2.21%) Apache Flume
2 7 (1.29%) HDFS
3 3 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.37%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.18%) vCloud
5 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.18%) GPFS
5 1 (0.18%) Ceph
5 1 (0.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.74%) Oracle EDQ
1 4 (0.74%) Oozie
2 3 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.37%) Ambari
3 2 (0.37%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.37%) Puppet
4 1 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.18%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.18%) Ansible
4 1 (0.18%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 111 (20.44%) Oracle
2 59 (10.87%) SAP
3 58 (10.68%) Microsoft
4 29 (5.34%) IBM
5 26 (4.79%) Informatica
5 26 (4.79%) Teradata
6 15 (2.76%) Netezza
7 12 (2.21%) Vertica
7 12 (2.21%) Cognos
8 9 (1.66%) Tableau
9 8 (1.47%) Cisco
10 7 (1.29%) Ab Initio
11 6 (1.10%) Siebel
11 6 (1.10%) Cloudera
12 5 (0.92%) Sybase
12 5 (0.92%) CA
12 5 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.92%) Infobright
12 5 (0.92%) GoldenSource
13 4 (0.74%) webMethods
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