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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Architect
Rank 355 360 427
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +67
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 268 224 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.42% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.45% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 141 111
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £375 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £513
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.19%
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
51170 49280 54602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.64% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30980 29240 30617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2111 2700
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.98 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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 20 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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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 +24 251 £550 +3.28% 36
London +49 143 £563 -2.17% 25
City of London +32 32 £650 +10.63% 7
South East -9 28 £475 +6.74% 2
Yorkshire +14 21 £425 +6.25% 3
West Midlands -2 18 £500 -
West Yorkshire +11 16 £425 - 3
North West +6 16 £550 - 2
East of England -23 11 £513 -6.81% 3
South West -28 11 £556 +41.26% 1
Scotland -23 8 £413 +22.22% 1
Cheshire - 8 £500 - 1
Leeds +9 6 £425 - 1
Buckinghamshire +5 6 £450 -5.26% 1
Canary Wharf - 6 - -
Milton Keynes +8 5 £450 -5.26% 1
Hertfordshire -14 5 £538 +19.44%
Bristol -19 5 - -
Edinburgh -22 5 £425 +25.92%
Warrington - 5 £500 - 1
East Sussex -2 4 £488 -13.33%
Manchester -7 4 £550 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £550 -
Sussex -1 3 £675 +80.00%
Surrey -2 3 £338 -10.00%
Oxfordshire - 3 £575 - 1
Docklands, London - 3 £663 -
Sheffield - 3 £550 -
Essex - 3 £500 - 2
Halifax - 3 £438 - 2

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 264 (55.58%) Data Modelling
2 204 (42.95%) Data Architecture
3 139 (29.26%) Data Warehouse
4 116 (24.42%) Finance
5 102 (21.47%) Oracle
6 97 (20.42%) Data Management
7 94 (19.79%) Business Intelligence
8 90 (18.95%) Migration
9 86 (18.11%) SQL Server
10 80 (16.84%) SQL
11 75 (15.79%) ETL
11 75 (15.79%) Data Governance
12 68 (14.32%) Banking
13 67 (14.11%) Big Data
13 67 (14.11%) Analytics
14 66 (13.89%) TOGAF
15 64 (13.47%) Master Data Management
15 64 (13.47%) Data Migration
16 57 (12.00%) Relational Database
17 56 (11.79%) Hadoop
18 51 (10.74%) Data Integration
19 42 (8.84%) Microsoft
20 41 (8.63%) Enterprise Architecture
21 38 (8.00%) Data Analysis
22 37 (7.79%) XML
23 33 (6.95%) Security Cleared
24 32 (6.74%) Investment Banking
25 31 (6.53%) VMware
25 31 (6.53%) Informatica
25 31 (6.53%) NoSQL

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 9 (1.89%) Apache Pig
2 6 (1.26%) Apache
2 6 (1.26%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.84%) SAS
3 4 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (0.84%) Drupal
3 4 (0.84%) Magnolia
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.42%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.42%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (0.42%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.42%) IIS
6 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.21%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.21%) GemFire
6 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (3.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.05%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.63%) MS Office
4 2 (0.42%) MS Project
4 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) SPSS
5 1 (0.21%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.63%) ResourceLink
2 3 (0.63%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.42%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.89%) SaaS
2 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.63%) PaaS
3 3 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.21%) IaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.63%) SAN
2 16 (3.37%) NAS
3 9 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (1.26%) Network Security
4 6 (1.26%) Internet
5 5 (1.05%) OpenLDAP
6 4 (0.84%) DNS
6 4 (0.84%) LDAP
6 4 (0.84%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.42%) LAN
7 2 (0.42%) WAN
7 2 (0.42%) DHCP
7 2 (0.42%) Firewall
8 1 (0.21%) Wireless
8 1 (0.21%) IPsec
8 1 (0.21%) RANAP
8 1 (0.21%) 3G
8 1 (0.21%) OSPF
8 1 (0.21%) BGP-4
8 1 (0.21%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (29.26%) Data Warehouse
2 86 (18.11%) SQL Server
3 67 (14.11%) Big Data
4 57 (12.00%) Relational Database
5 56 (11.79%) Hadoop
6 31 (6.53%) NoSQL
7 30 (6.32%) MongoDB
8 26 (5.47%) Oracle Database
8 26 (5.47%) RDBMS
9 25 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 24 (5.05%) Data Mining
11 20 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (3.16%) MySQL
13 13 (2.74%) DataStage
13 13 (2.74%) DB2
14 12 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (2.53%) Couchbase
14 12 (2.53%) Apache Hive
14 12 (2.53%) Oracle ODI
15 11 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (5.47%) ERwin
2 16 (3.37%) PowerDesigner
3 11 (2.32%) Visual Studio
4 10 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.68%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.63%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.63%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.42%) Maven
8 2 (0.42%) JUnit
8 2 (0.42%) MSI
9 1 (0.21%) JMeter
9 1 (0.21%) Subversion
9 1 (0.21%) PVCS
9 1 (0.21%) Toad
9 1 (0.21%) XMLSpy
9 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
General
1 116 (24.42%) Finance
2 68 (14.32%) Banking
3 32 (6.74%) Investment Banking
4 28 (5.89%) Retail
5 16 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.53%) Retail Banking
7 11 (2.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (2.32%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.05%) Marketing
9 3 (0.63%) Games
9 3 (0.63%) Front Office
10 2 (0.42%) Back Office
10 2 (0.42%) Legal
10 2 (0.42%) Automotive
10 2 (0.42%) Billing
11 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.21%) Military
11 1 (0.21%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Law
11 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (7.79%) XML
2 13 (2.74%) Web Services
3 10 (2.11%) .NET
3 10 (2.11%) XSLT
3 10 (2.11%) JSON
4 8 (1.68%) XSD
5 6 (1.26%) SOAP
6 5 (1.05%) XML Schema
7 4 (0.84%) Middleware
7 4 (0.84%) REST
7 4 (0.84%) Apache Camel
8 2 (0.42%) Restlet
8 2 (0.42%) FpML
8 2 (0.42%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.42%) Struts
8 2 (0.42%) HTML
8 2 (0.42%) JSP
8 2 (0.42%) jBPM
8 2 (0.42%) JRules
8 2 (0.42%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.74%) Data Integration
2 23 (4.84%) Management Information System
3 22 (4.63%) Computer Science
4 20 (4.21%) Open Source
5 15 (3.16%) Reference Data
6 11 (2.32%) Visualisation
7 9 (1.89%) Data Extraction
8 8 (1.68%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.47%) Pharmacovigilance
9 7 (1.47%) Taxonomies
10 6 (1.26%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (1.26%) Clustering
10 6 (1.26%) Mobile Payment
11 5 (1.05%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.05%) Market Risk
12 4 (0.84%) Mashup
12 4 (0.84%) CESG
12 4 (0.84%) Derivative
12 4 (0.84%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (4.63%) UNIX
1 22 (4.63%) Windows
2 17 (3.58%) Solaris
3 16 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (3.16%) Linux
5 13 (2.74%) AIX
6 11 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.42%) HPUX
10 1 (0.21%) Android
10 1 (0.21%) MVS
10 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (55.58%) Data Modelling
2 204 (42.95%) Data Architecture
3 97 (20.42%) Data Management
4 94 (19.79%) Business Intelligence
5 90 (18.95%) Migration
6 75 (15.79%) ETL
6 75 (15.79%) Data Governance
7 67 (14.11%) Analytics
8 66 (13.89%) TOGAF
9 64 (13.47%) Master Data Management
9 64 (13.47%) Data Migration
10 41 (8.63%) Enterprise Architecture
11 38 (8.00%) Data Analysis
12 27 (5.68%) Project Management
12 27 (5.68%) Data Mapping
13 25 (5.26%) SOA
14 24 (5.05%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (5.05%) Data Security
15 23 (4.84%) Business Analysis
16 22 (4.63%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (16.84%) SQL
2 19 (4.00%) Java
3 18 (3.79%) T-SQL
4 7 (1.47%) C
4 7 (1.47%) PL/SQL
5 6 (1.26%) Python
6 5 (1.05%) C++
7 4 (0.84%) C#
8 3 (0.63%) R
9 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.42%) XPath
10 1 (0.21%) Scala
10 1 (0.21%) Perl
10 1 (0.21%) PHP
10 1 (0.21%) VB
10 1 (0.21%) ABAP
10 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (6.95%) Security Cleared
2 26 (5.47%) Degree
3 24 (5.05%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.47%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.84%) MCSE
7 2 (0.42%) ISEB
7 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.21%) PhD
8 1 (0.21%) CCIE
8 1 (0.21%) CCNP
8 1 (0.21%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.63%) QA
3 2 (0.42%) SLA
3 2 (0.42%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.21%) MiFID
4 1 (0.21%) Basel III
4 1 (0.21%) FATCA
4 1 (0.21%) EMIR
4 1 (0.21%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.21%) COREP
4 1 (0.21%) FINREP
System Software
1 25 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (4.42%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (2.32%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.68%) VMware ESX
5 7 (1.47%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.84%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.42%) HDFS
8 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (2.32%) Tivoli
2 9 (1.89%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.84%) Oozie
4 3 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (0.63%) Ambari
5 2 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 102 (21.47%) Oracle
2 42 (8.84%) Microsoft
3 31 (6.53%) Informatica
3 31 (6.53%) VMware
4 27 (5.68%) IBM
5 23 (4.84%) Teradata
6 19 (4.00%) SAP
7 17 (3.58%) Cisco
8 11 (2.32%) Sybase
8 11 (2.32%) Ab Initio
9 9 (1.89%) Netezza
9 9 (1.89%) CA
10 8 (1.68%) Siebel
10 8 (1.68%) Sun
10 8 (1.68%) Talend
11 7 (1.47%) Tableau
12 6 (1.26%) Business Objects
12 6 (1.26%) Cognos
13 5 (1.05%) Trillium
13 5 (1.05%) HP
Oxfordshire
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Rate: Market rates
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City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Network ITR
Rate: 500 to 550 per day GBP
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 500 - 675
Posted: 2 days ago
London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
HFG
Rate: £700 - £850 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington
DP Connect
Rate: £600 - £670 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Halifax
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 14 days ago
Chelmsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Halifax
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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