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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Architect
Rank 338 325 357
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 275 245 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.51% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.55% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 170 133
Average daily rate
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£525 £550 £535
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £38.25 £57.50 £43.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.47% +32.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 - -

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 +1 257 £525 -4.54% 48
London -18 139 £600 +9.09% 30
City of London -1 26 £610 +8.44% 11
North West 0 24 £475 -0.06%
South East -14 22 £475 -9.52% 4
South West -5 21 £450 -4.00% 2
Manchester +10 16 £488 +14.70%
East of England +13 15 £513 +10.81% 4
East Midlands +24 14 £525 +5.00%
Yorkshire +2 13 £441 +3.76% 2
Scotland -4 13 £500 -9.09% 3
West Yorkshire 0 8 £441 -2.00% 2
Leeds -5 8 £441 - 2
Edinburgh -4 7 £500 -9.09%
Berkshire -3 6 £300 -42.85% 1
Bristol -7 6 £450 -14.28% 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £575 - 1
Somerset - 6 £425 - 1
Reading +7 5 £300 -42.85% 1
Oxford - 5 £575 - 1
West Midlands -1 4 £320 -32.63% 5
Suffolk - 4 £475 - 1
Essex - 4 - - 1
Brentwood - 4 - - 1
Surrey -9 3 £550 -8.33%
West Sussex -16 3 £500 -4.76%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £550 - 2
Wales - 3 £406 - 3
Glasgow - 3 - - 2
Ipswich - 3 £475 - 1

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 284 (50.71%) Data Modelling
2 237 (42.32%) Data Architecture
3 156 (27.86%) Data Warehouse
4 148 (26.43%) Business Intelligence
5 139 (24.82%) Oracle
6 127 (22.68%) Data Management
7 121 (21.61%) Finance
8 118 (21.07%) Migration
9 115 (20.54%) Big Data
10 107 (19.11%) Banking
11 97 (17.32%) SQL Server
12 95 (16.96%) Data Governance
13 88 (15.71%) SQL
14 87 (15.54%) ETL
14 87 (15.54%) Data Migration
15 82 (14.64%) Hadoop
15 82 (14.64%) Logical Data Model
16 78 (13.93%) Master Data Management
17 75 (13.39%) Data Analysis
18 69 (12.32%) Analytics
19 68 (12.14%) Microsoft
20 55 (9.82%) Physical Data Model
21 53 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
22 49 (8.75%) TOGAF
23 48 (8.57%) NoSQL
24 45 (8.04%) Teradata
24 45 (8.04%) SAP
25 43 (7.68%) Enterprise Architecture
26 41 (7.32%) Information Architecture
27 40 (7.14%) Data Quality

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (3.57%) Apache Pig
2 13 (2.32%) SAS
3 10 (1.79%) Oracle Coherence
3 10 (1.79%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.07%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.89%) Apache
5 5 (0.89%) Mule
5 5 (0.89%) Node.js
6 4 (0.71%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.54%) Drupal
7 3 (0.54%) Magnolia
8 2 (0.36%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.36%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.18%) CICS
9 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.18%) CMS
9 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.18%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 11 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.43%) MS Office
3 3 (0.54%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.54%) SPSS
4 2 (0.36%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.36%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (2.32%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.96%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.54%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.54%) SAP Payroll
3 3 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.36%) Demantra
4 2 (0.36%) JDE World
4 2 (0.36%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.18%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.18%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.89%) SaaS
4 4 (0.71%) PaaS
5 3 (0.54%) IaaS
6 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.18%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.79%) LAN
1 10 (1.79%) WAN
2 9 (1.61%) SAN
3 6 (1.07%) Firewall
4 5 (0.89%) LDAP
5 4 (0.71%) NAS
6 3 (0.54%) Internet
6 3 (0.54%) IP Telephony
6 3 (0.54%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (0.36%) MVNO
8 1 (0.18%) VLAN
8 1 (0.18%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.18%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (27.86%) Data Warehouse
2 115 (20.54%) Big Data
3 97 (17.32%) SQL Server
4 82 (14.64%) Hadoop
5 48 (8.57%) NoSQL
6 37 (6.61%) Apache Hive
7 33 (5.89%) MongoDB
8 32 (5.71%) DB2
9 29 (5.18%) Relational Database
10 27 (4.82%) Oracle Database
11 20 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
12 19 (3.39%) MySQL
13 17 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (3.04%) Apache Cassandra
14 16 (2.86%) Couchbase
14 16 (2.86%) RDBMS
15 14 (2.50%) Mahout
15 14 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
15 14 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
15 14 (2.50%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 34 (6.07%) ERwin
2 4 (0.71%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.18%) Toad
4 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.18%) NUnit
4 1 (0.18%) JIRA
4 1 (0.18%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.18%) NCover
4 1 (0.18%) StyleCop
4 1 (0.18%) MSTest
4 1 (0.18%) NDepend
4 1 (0.18%) NuGet
4 1 (0.18%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.18%) MSBuild
General
1 121 (21.61%) Finance
2 107 (19.11%) Banking
3 36 (6.43%) Retail
4 27 (4.82%) Investment Banking
5 24 (4.29%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.96%) Retail Banking
7 8 (1.43%) Games
8 7 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.25%) Marketing
9 5 (0.89%) Back Office
10 4 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.54%) Electronics
11 3 (0.54%) French Language
12 2 (0.36%) Legal
12 2 (0.36%) Publishing
13 1 (0.18%) Advertising
13 1 (0.18%) Automotive
13 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.18%) Front Office
13 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.21%) .NET
2 15 (2.68%) XML
3 9 (1.61%) Web Services
4 7 (1.25%) Middleware
5 6 (1.07%) .NET Framework
5 6 (1.07%) JSON
5 6 (1.07%) FpML
6 5 (0.89%) HTML
6 5 (0.89%) CSS
6 5 (0.89%) Ember.js
6 5 (0.89%) AngularJS
6 5 (0.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (0.89%) Backbone.js
7 3 (0.54%) XSLT
7 3 (0.54%) Java EE
7 3 (0.54%) REST
8 2 (0.36%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (0.36%) WCF
8 2 (0.36%) RESTful
8 2 (0.36%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (6.96%) Data Integration
3 24 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 24 (4.29%) Data Structures
4 21 (3.75%) Visualisation
4 21 (3.75%) Reference Data
5 19 (3.39%) Open Source
6 12 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.79%) Taxonomies
8 8 (1.43%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.43%) Data Extraction
9 7 (1.25%) Replication
9 7 (1.25%) Online Games
10 5 (0.89%) FMCG
11 4 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.71%) Statistics
11 4 (0.71%) Derivative
11 4 (0.71%) Data Conversion
11 4 (0.71%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 27 (4.82%) Linux
2 21 (3.75%) UNIX
3 15 (2.68%) Windows
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.18%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (50.71%) Data Modelling
2 237 (42.32%) Data Architecture
3 148 (26.43%) Business Intelligence
4 127 (22.68%) Data Management
5 118 (21.07%) Migration
6 95 (16.96%) Data Governance
7 87 (15.54%) ETL
7 87 (15.54%) Data Migration
8 82 (14.64%) Logical Data Model
9 78 (13.93%) Master Data Management
10 75 (13.39%) Data Analysis
11 69 (12.32%) Analytics
12 55 (9.82%) Physical Data Model
13 49 (8.75%) TOGAF
14 43 (7.68%) Enterprise Architecture
15 41 (7.32%) Information Architecture
16 35 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
16 35 (6.25%) Project Management
16 35 (6.25%) Data Mapping
17 30 (5.36%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 88 (15.71%) SQL
2 29 (5.18%) Java
3 18 (3.21%) PL/SQL
4 17 (3.04%) T-SQL
5 16 (2.86%) C#
5 16 (2.86%) Shell Script
6 10 (1.79%) Python
6 10 (1.79%) C++
7 8 (1.43%) Scala
7 8 (1.43%) Ruby
8 6 (1.07%) PHP
9 5 (0.89%) C
9 5 (0.89%) JavaScript
9 5 (0.89%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.54%) R
11 1 (0.18%) Perl
11 1 (0.18%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 26 (4.64%) Degree
2 16 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.14%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.36%) ISEB
6 1 (0.18%) OCP
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.18%) PMP
6 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.07%) QA
3 2 (0.36%) FATCA
4 1 (0.18%) Basel III
4 1 (0.18%) COREP
4 1 (0.18%) FINREP
System Software
1 16 (2.86%) Apache Flume
2 15 (2.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 13 (2.32%) HDFS
4 9 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.89%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.36%) Samba
8 2 (0.36%) NFS
9 1 (0.18%) XenApp
9 1 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (2.86%) Oozie
2 9 (1.61%) Ambari
3 5 (0.89%) SCCM
4 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.36%) Puppet
5 1 (0.18%) Control-M
5 1 (0.18%) SCOM
5 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.18%) PureDisk
5 1 (0.18%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 139 (24.82%) Oracle
2 68 (12.14%) Microsoft
3 45 (8.04%) Teradata
3 45 (8.04%) SAP
4 33 (5.89%) Sybase
5 28 (5.00%) IBM
6 25 (4.46%) Informatica
7 15 (2.68%) Cisco
7 15 (2.68%) Cognos
7 15 (2.68%) Netezza
8 14 (2.50%) Hortonworks
9 12 (2.14%) Siebel
9 12 (2.14%) HP
10 11 (1.96%) MapR
11 10 (1.79%) Trillium
12 9 (1.61%) Business Objects
13 8 (1.43%) VMware
14 7 (1.25%) Cloudera
15 6 (1.07%) Novell
16 5 (0.89%) EMC
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harris Global
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Annapurna
Rate: £270 - £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Annapurna
Rate: £270 - £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Annapurna
Rate: £270 - £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
JW Consulting
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Long term ongoing projects
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Rate: £70000 - £95000 per day + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Alexander Mann Solutions
Posted: 23 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Falkirk, Scotland
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
London
University College London
Rate: From £53,119 to £57,760 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago