The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Architect
Rank 366 331 408
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +77
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 231 260 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.52% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.56% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 158 122
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £655 £672
UK excluding London average daily rate £498 £469 £513
% change year-on-year
+6.13% -8.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48693 46426 52919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.61% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29668 27020 29360
Average daily rate £395 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2159 2630
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -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 11 July 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 11 July 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
England -21 213 £550 +3.28% 42
London -10 124 £550 - 26
South East -26 32 £450 -10.00% 7
City of London +23 31 £600 +6.66% 10
Yorkshire +14 16 £536 - 5
North West +7 16 £531 - 2
West Midlands -1 15 £450 -10.00% 1
West Yorkshire +11 11 £525 - 4
Scotland -17 7 £650 +57.57%
Manchester +5 6 £550 -
South West -27 6 £556 +30.88% 1
Edinburgh -28 6 £650 +62.50%
Surrey +2 5 £338 -43.75% 4
East Sussex 0 5 £488 -11.36%
Berkshire -8 5 £475 -5.00%
Cheshire - 5 £480 - 1
Leeds +2 4 £635 - 2
South Yorkshire - 4 £550 - 1
Wiltshire -6 3 £563 +12.50%
Sheffield - 3 £550 - 1
Swindon - 3 £563 -
Canary Wharf +22 2 - -
Docklands, London +7 2 £550 -
Brighton +4 2 £463 -15.90%
West Sussex -11 2 £456 +4.28% 1
Warrington - 2 £480 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £350 -
Bradford +6 1 - -
Sussex -2 1 - -
Reading -5 1 - -

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 265 (56.03%) Data Modelling
2 206 (43.55%) Data Architecture
3 136 (28.75%) Data Warehouse
4 117 (24.74%) Finance
5 104 (21.99%) Oracle
6 98 (20.72%) Business Intelligence
7 92 (19.45%) Migration
8 89 (18.82%) SQL
9 86 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 86 (18.18%) ETL
10 81 (17.12%) Data Management
11 68 (14.38%) Data Migration
11 68 (14.38%) Data Governance
12 66 (13.95%) Banking
13 59 (12.47%) TOGAF
13 59 (12.47%) Big Data
14 51 (10.78%) Analytics
15 49 (10.36%) Relational Database
16 48 (10.15%) Data Integration
17 47 (9.94%) Master Data Management
18 42 (8.88%) Hadoop
19 41 (8.67%) Microsoft
20 39 (8.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 36 (7.61%) Enterprise Architecture
21 36 (7.61%) Data Analysis
22 34 (7.19%) Investment Banking
23 32 (6.77%) VMware
23 32 (6.77%) Informatica
24 31 (6.55%) Security Cleared
25 30 (6.34%) Oracle Database

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 10 (2.11%) Apache Pig
2 8 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.27%) SAS
4 5 (1.06%) Apache
5 4 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.63%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.42%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.42%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.21%) GemFire
8 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.21%) IIS
8 1 (0.21%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.21%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.21%) Drupal
8 1 (0.21%) Liferay
Applications
1 15 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.63%) MS Office
2 3 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.42%) SPSS
4 1 (0.21%) Stata
4 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.85%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.63%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.42%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.21%) MoSes
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle BRM
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.21%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.27%) SaaS
2 3 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.21%) PaaS
4 1 (0.21%) IaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.59%) SAN
2 12 (2.54%) NAS
3 9 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (1.27%) Network Security
5 4 (0.85%) DNS
5 4 (0.85%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.63%) Internet
7 2 (0.42%) Firewall
7 2 (0.42%) WAN
7 2 (0.42%) DHCP
7 2 (0.42%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.21%) IPv4
8 1 (0.21%) IPv6
8 1 (0.21%) OpenFlow
8 1 (0.21%) Multicast
8 1 (0.21%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.21%) 4G
8 1 (0.21%) IKE
8 1 (0.21%) SNMP
8 1 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (28.75%) Data Warehouse
2 86 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 59 (12.47%) Big Data
4 49 (10.36%) Relational Database
5 42 (8.88%) Hadoop
6 39 (8.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 30 (6.34%) Oracle Database
8 25 (5.29%) Data Mining
9 23 (4.86%) RDBMS
10 22 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 22 (4.65%) MongoDB
10 22 (4.65%) NoSQL
11 20 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (3.17%) Oracle ODI
14 14 (2.96%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (2.33%) OLAP
17 10 (2.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 10 (2.11%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 26 (5.50%) ERwin
2 14 (2.96%) PowerDesigner
3 11 (2.33%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
4 8 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.63%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.63%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.42%) Maven
7 2 (0.42%) JUnit
7 2 (0.42%) MSI
8 1 (0.21%) JMeter
8 1 (0.21%) Subversion
8 1 (0.21%) PVCS
8 1 (0.21%) Toad
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
General
1 117 (24.74%) Finance
2 66 (13.95%) Banking
3 34 (7.19%) Investment Banking
4 29 (6.13%) Retail
5 18 (3.81%) Telecoms
6 16 (3.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (2.75%) Retail Banking
8 9 (1.90%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.06%) Marketing
10 3 (0.63%) Billing
10 3 (0.63%) Front Office
10 3 (0.63%) Legal
11 2 (0.42%) Automotive
11 2 (0.42%) Publishing
11 2 (0.42%) Games
12 1 (0.21%) Military
12 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.21%) Advertising
12 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.13%) XML
2 11 (2.33%) .NET
3 8 (1.69%) Web Services
3 8 (1.69%) MapReduce
4 6 (1.27%) JSON
4 6 (1.27%) XSD
5 5 (1.06%) XML Schema
5 5 (1.06%) Apache Camel
6 4 (0.85%) Middleware
7 3 (0.63%) MDX
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.63%) JRules
7 3 (0.63%) XSLT
8 2 (0.42%) ODBC
8 2 (0.42%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.42%) Apache CXF
8 2 (0.42%) RESTful
9 1 (0.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (0.21%) REST
9 1 (0.21%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.15%) Data Integration
2 24 (5.07%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.59%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.38%) Reference Data
5 10 (2.11%) Open Source
5 10 (2.11%) Data Extraction
6 8 (1.69%) Taxonomies
7 7 (1.48%) Clustering
7 7 (1.48%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.27%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (1.06%) Informatics
9 5 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.06%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.06%) Pharmacovigilance
10 4 (0.85%) Market Risk
10 4 (0.85%) GIS
10 4 (0.85%) Replication
10 4 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.63%) NHS
11 3 (0.63%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.02%) Windows
2 16 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (3.38%) UNIX
3 12 (2.54%) Solaris
3 12 (2.54%) Linux
4 11 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (1.90%) AIX
6 8 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.21%) HPUX
8 1 (0.21%) MVS
8 1 (0.21%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (56.03%) Data Modelling
2 206 (43.55%) Data Architecture
3 98 (20.72%) Business Intelligence
4 92 (19.45%) Migration
5 86 (18.18%) ETL
6 81 (17.12%) Data Management
7 68 (14.38%) Data Migration
7 68 (14.38%) Data Governance
8 59 (12.47%) TOGAF
9 51 (10.78%) Analytics
10 47 (9.94%) Master Data Management
11 36 (7.61%) Data Analysis
11 36 (7.61%) Enterprise Architecture
12 25 (5.29%) Project Management
13 23 (4.86%) SOA
13 23 (4.86%) UML
13 23 (4.86%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (4.86%) Dimensional Modelling
13 23 (4.86%) Data Mapping
14 22 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (18.82%) SQL
2 21 (4.44%) T-SQL
3 20 (4.23%) Java
4 7 (1.48%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.06%) C#
6 4 (0.85%) C++
6 4 (0.85%) C
6 4 (0.85%) Python
6 4 (0.85%) R
7 3 (0.63%) VB
8 2 (0.42%) Scala
9 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.21%) ABAP
9 1 (0.21%) VBA
9 1 (0.21%) Perl
9 1 (0.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (6.55%) Security Cleared
2 24 (5.07%) Degree
3 23 (4.86%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.48%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.85%) MCSE
7 2 (0.42%) PhD
7 2 (0.42%) ISEB
8 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.21%) CCIE
8 1 (0.21%) CCNP
8 1 (0.21%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.29%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.06%) FATCA
2 5 (1.06%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.63%) QA
4 3 (0.63%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.42%) SLA
6 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.21%) TickIT
6 1 (0.21%) MiFID
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.21%) Basel III
6 1 (0.21%) COREP
6 1 (0.21%) FINREP
6 1 (0.21%) EMIR
6 1 (0.21%) CRD IV
System Software
1 25 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (3.59%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.69%) VMware ESX
5 7 (1.48%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.42%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.21%) HDFS
7 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 11 (2.33%) Tivoli
2 7 (1.48%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.42%) SCCM
5 1 (0.21%) Ambari
5 1 (0.21%) Oozie
Vendors
1 104 (21.99%) Oracle
2 41 (8.67%) Microsoft
3 32 (6.77%) Informatica
3 32 (6.77%) VMware
4 28 (5.92%) IBM
5 25 (5.29%) SAP
6 22 (4.65%) Teradata
7 16 (3.38%) Cisco
8 13 (2.75%) Ab Initio
9 10 (2.11%) Netezza
9 10 (2.11%) Tableau
10 9 (1.90%) Siebel
10 9 (1.90%) Sybase
10 9 (1.90%) CA
11 8 (1.69%) Business Objects
11 8 (1.69%) Cognos
11 8 (1.69%) Talend
12 7 (1.48%) Vertica
13 6 (1.27%) Greenplum
13 6 (1.27%) TIBCO
City, London
Red10
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Initial 3 month contract + extension
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550 - £580 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Forman Computer Staff
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £600 - £900 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Client Server
Rate: £550 to £575 p/day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 3 Months Initially + extension
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Coventry
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago
Sheffield
Huxley Associates
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 24 days ago