The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Data Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Architect
Rank 268 349 358
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 481 322 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.89% 0.58% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.62% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 203 182
Median daily rate £525 £538 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £673 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £511 £510
% change year-on-year
-5.13% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £100.00 £37.80 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.55% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.80 -

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
51013 52259 50243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33240 32883 30807
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1530 1985 2033
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Data Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Data Architect in the job title.

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 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +64 422 £550 - 65
London +54 221 £575 -3.15% 37
Scotland +43 63 £475 +5.55% 1
South East -9 52 £475 -8.43% 9
Edinburgh - 46 £494 -
North West +10 43 £475 -6.40% 2
South West +5 26 £640 +22.48% 7
West Midlands -25 25 £500 +11.11% 5
Manchester +3 24 £475 -26.92% 2
City of London +33 21 £544 -9.37% 4
East of England +16 20 £500 -9.09%
Berkshire -3 20 £500 -13.04% 4
Wiltshire +8 19 £675 +12.50% 1
East Midlands +2 14 £475 -13.63% 1
Yorkshire +4 13 £550 +15.78% 4
Glasgow +11 10 £450 - 1
Corsham - 10 £663 -
South Yorkshire +5 9 £575 +18.55% 1
Reading +3 9 £475 -20.83% 2
Sheffield -7 9 £575 +18.55% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 8 £444 -21.11%
Cheshire +7 8 £475 +2.70%
Milton Keynes +11 7 £444 -
Nottinghamshire +1 7 £475 -9.52%
West Sussex -9 7 £513 -2.38% 1
Warrington -10 7 £475 +2.70%
Cambridgeshire +15 6 £450 -18.18%
Hampshire +3 6 £525 +10.52%
Nottingham 0 6 £475 -9.52%
Warwickshire -2 6 £625 +47.05% 1

Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Data Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 408 (46.00%) Data Modelling
2 360 (40.59%) Data Architecture
3 254 (28.64%) Data Warehouse
4 222 (25.03%) Finance
5 219 (24.69%) Business Intelligence
6 204 (23.00%) Data Management
7 171 (19.28%) Big Data
8 163 (18.38%) SQL
9 161 (18.15%) ETL
10 153 (17.25%) Migration
11 139 (15.67%) Oracle
12 136 (15.33%) Agile Software Development
13 133 (14.99%) Analytics
14 128 (14.43%) Hadoop
15 127 (14.32%) Data Quality
16 121 (13.64%) Data Integration
17 111 (12.51%) TOGAF
18 110 (12.40%) Master Data Management
19 108 (12.18%) Enterprise Architecture
20 102 (11.50%) Data Centre
21 98 (11.05%) SQL Server
22 87 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
22 87 (9.81%) Data Governance
23 85 (9.58%) Stakeholder Management
24 81 (9.13%) Security Cleared
25 77 (8.68%) Microsoft
26 75 (8.46%) Banking
27 65 (7.33%) Logical Data Model
28 63 (7.10%) Data Migration
28 63 (7.10%) Management Information System

Data Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 51 (5.75%) Apache Spark
2 44 (4.96%) SAS
3 20 (2.25%) Apache Pig
4 17 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (1.58%) Confluence
6 6 (0.68%) Apache
7 5 (0.56%) IIS
7 5 (0.56%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.45%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.45%) JBoss
8 4 (0.45%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.34%) CMS
10 2 (0.23%) FileNet
10 2 (0.23%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.23%) MQSI
10 2 (0.23%) Mule
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.23%) Smallworld
10 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (1.80%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.90%) MS Project
3 5 (0.56%) MS Office
4 3 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.79%) SAP IS-U
3 7 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.68%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.34%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.34%) SAP hybris
6 3 (0.34%) SAP MDM
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.23%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.11%) Loan IQ
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.11%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.35%) SaaS
4 11 (1.24%) IaaS
5 10 (1.13%) GitHub
6 7 (0.79%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.56%) PaaS
9 4 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.34%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.23%) Office 365
12 1 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.11%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.11%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.48%) WAN
2 20 (2.25%) Firewall
2 20 (2.25%) LAN
3 13 (1.47%) Internet
4 11 (1.24%) DNS
4 11 (1.24%) MPLS
5 10 (1.13%) VPN
6 8 (0.90%) BGP
6 8 (0.90%) IPsec
6 8 (0.90%) OSPF
7 7 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (0.79%) Network Security
7 7 (0.79%) SAN
8 6 (0.68%) DHCP
8 6 (0.68%) FabricPath
8 6 (0.68%) IPv4
8 6 (0.68%) IPv6
8 6 (0.68%) TRILL
9 5 (0.56%) 4G
9 5 (0.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (28.64%) Data Warehouse
2 171 (19.28%) Big Data
3 128 (14.43%) Hadoop
4 98 (11.05%) SQL Server
5 58 (6.54%) NoSQL
6 57 (6.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 50 (5.64%) Apache Hive
8 43 (4.85%) BusinessObjects
9 42 (4.74%) MongoDB
9 42 (4.74%) PostgreSQL
10 37 (4.17%) HBase
10 37 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 30 (3.38%) Relational Database
12 28 (3.16%) Oracle Database
13 24 (2.71%) Data Mining
14 21 (2.37%) RDBMS
14 21 (2.37%) Star Schema
15 20 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
16 18 (2.03%) Pentaho
16 18 (2.03%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 54 (6.09%) ERwin
2 16 (1.80%) JIRA
3 11 (1.24%) Talend Open Studio
4 10 (1.13%) Maven
5 9 (1.01%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.68%) PowerDesigner
7 4 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.45%) Toad
8 1 (0.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.11%) JUnit
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.11%) Subversion
8 1 (0.11%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.11%) XMLSpy
General
1 222 (25.03%) Finance
2 75 (8.46%) Banking
3 34 (3.83%) Retail
4 29 (3.27%) Investment Banking
5 18 (2.03%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.69%) Marketing
7 9 (1.01%) Law
8 8 (0.90%) Legal
9 7 (0.79%) Electronics
9 7 (0.79%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.79%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.68%) Automotive
10 6 (0.68%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.56%) Publishing
12 4 (0.45%) Back Office
12 4 (0.45%) Front Office
13 2 (0.23%) Korean Language
13 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.11%) French Language
14 1 (0.11%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (5.19%) XML
2 34 (3.83%) Web Services
3 26 (2.93%) Middleware
3 26 (2.93%) XSD
4 23 (2.59%) REST
5 17 (1.92%) JSON
6 16 (1.80%) PostGIS
7 15 (1.69%) .NET
8 14 (1.58%) SOAP
8 14 (1.58%) WSDL
9 11 (1.24%) FpML
10 9 (1.01%) FIX Protocol
11 7 (0.79%) EDI
11 7 (0.79%) Kafka
12 5 (0.56%) ASP.NET
12 5 (0.56%) J2EE
12 5 (0.56%) XSLT
13 4 (0.45%) Node.js
13 4 (0.45%) Spring
14 3 (0.34%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 121 (13.64%) Data Integration
2 102 (11.50%) Data Centre
3 87 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
4 63 (7.10%) Management Information System
5 46 (5.19%) Visualisation
6 26 (2.93%) Reference Data
7 24 (2.71%) Data Structures
8 21 (2.37%) Algorithms
9 17 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.24%) Computer Science
11 10 (1.13%) NHS
12 9 (1.01%) Credit Risk
12 9 (1.01%) Data Conversion
12 9 (1.01%) User Experience
13 8 (0.90%) Market Risk
14 6 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 6 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (0.68%) iSeries
14 6 (0.68%) Replication
14 6 (0.68%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 37 (4.17%) Linux
2 36 (4.06%) Unix
3 19 (2.14%) Windows
4 6 (0.68%) AIX
5 5 (0.56%) HPUX
5 5 (0.56%) Solaris
5 5 (0.56%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.23%) SUSE
8 1 (0.11%) CentOS
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.11%) VMS
8 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (46.00%) Data Modelling
2 360 (40.59%) Data Architecture
3 219 (24.69%) Business Intelligence
4 204 (23.00%) Data Management
5 161 (18.15%) ETL
6 153 (17.25%) Migration
7 136 (15.33%) Agile Software Development
8 133 (14.99%) Analytics
9 111 (12.51%) TOGAF
10 110 (12.40%) Master Data Management
11 108 (12.18%) Enterprise Architecture
12 87 (9.81%) Data Governance
13 85 (9.58%) Stakeholder Management
14 65 (7.33%) Logical Data Model
15 63 (7.10%) Data Migration
16 61 (6.88%) SOA
17 59 (6.65%) Data Analysis
18 58 (6.54%) UML
19 55 (6.20%) Information Management
20 52 (5.86%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 163 (18.38%) SQL
2 56 (6.31%) Java
3 29 (3.27%) Python
4 24 (2.71%) Shell Script
5 20 (2.25%) Scala
6 19 (2.14%) JavaScript
7 11 (1.24%) PL/SQL
8 10 (1.13%) C++
9 9 (1.01%) PHP
10 7 (0.79%) C#
10 7 (0.79%) R
10 7 (0.79%) T-SQL
11 6 (0.68%) Lisp
12 4 (0.45%) COBOL
13 3 (0.34%) C
14 2 (0.23%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.23%) Ruby
15 1 (0.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 1 (0.11%) Perl
15 1 (0.11%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 81 (9.13%) Security Cleared
2 56 (6.31%) SC Cleared
3 23 (2.59%) Degree
4 16 (1.80%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.45%) CISSP
8 3 (0.34%) CCNP
9 2 (0.23%) CCNA
9 2 (0.23%) CISM
9 2 (0.23%) MCSE
9 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.11%) CCIE
10 1 (0.11%) CISA
10 1 (0.11%) Dell Certification
10 1 (0.11%) EMC Certification
10 1 (0.11%) ISEB
10 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.11%) PMP
10 1 (0.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (14.32%) Data Quality
2 19 (2.14%) QA
3 13 (1.47%) Solvency II
4 7 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.56%) ISO20022
6 4 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.23%) Basel II
7 2 (0.23%) COBIT
7 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.11%) FATCA
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.11%) MiFID
8 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (1.80%) HDFS
3 14 (1.58%) Active Directory
4 12 (1.35%) Apache Flume
5 8 (0.90%) Xen
6 3 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.34%) Samba
6 3 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.23%) Docker
7 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.11%) Firmware
8 1 (0.11%) vCloud
8 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.90%) DBAmp
2 8 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (0.56%) Puppet
4 4 (0.45%) Ansible
5 3 (0.34%) Graphite
5 3 (0.34%) logstash
5 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.34%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.34%) StatsD
6 2 (0.23%) Control-M
7 1 (0.11%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.11%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.11%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.11%) Nagios
7 1 (0.11%) Oozie
7 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.11%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 139 (15.67%) Oracle
2 77 (8.68%) Microsoft
3 57 (6.43%) Informatica
4 48 (5.41%) SAP
5 45 (5.07%) Teradata
6 43 (4.85%) IBM
6 43 (4.85%) VMware
7 33 (3.72%) Tableau
8 23 (2.59%) Cisco
9 20 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (1.92%) Cloudera
10 17 (1.92%) Cognos
11 15 (1.69%) CA
11 15 (1.69%) Citrix
12 14 (1.58%) EMC
12 14 (1.58%) HP
13 13 (1.47%) ESRI
14 12 (1.35%) NetApp
15 11 (1.24%) Talend
16 8 (0.90%) CheckPoint
Warwick, Warwickshire
Third Republic Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
onezeero.
Rate: £650 - £700 per day + MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 21 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Computer People
Rate: Good daily rate dependant on Skills
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Shareforce Ltd - Icon Solutions (UK) Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £700 - £850 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Shareforce Ltd - Icon Solutions (UK) Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Reco Group
Rate: £500+ per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Axiom Software Solutions
Posted: 25 days ago