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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Architect
Rank 295 344 395
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +51
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 427 338 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 0.60% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.64% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 223 167
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 £425 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £460
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £56.88 £37.80 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.46% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.88 £37.80 -
% change year-on-year
+50.46% -

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
50873 53029 50613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.70% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33243 32777 31313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2111 2126
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.60 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Data Architect Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 May 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 +50 392 £538 -2.27% 51
London +29 185 £575 -4.16% 24
South East 0 60 £463 -2.63% 9
Scotland +14 37 £500 - 3
North West +7 34 £475 -5.94%
Yorkshire +29 30 £675 +50.00% 1
Edinburgh +22 29 £500 -
City of London +44 22 £538 -8.51% 6
South Yorkshire +16 22 £713 +58.33%
Sheffield +2 22 £713 +58.33%
Berkshire -3 20 £500 +11.11% 2
West Midlands -11 20 £500 +12.67% 6
South West -12 19 £638 +22.59% 5
East of England +15 18 £426 -22.63% 3
Manchester +2 17 £475 -26.92%
Midlands - 12 £550 -
East Midlands +12 11 £475 -11.62% 3
Reading -2 11 £475 -2.56%
Wiltshire -2 10 £656 +9.37% 2
East Sussex +5 9 £463 +7.55%
Brighton +5 9 £463 +7.55%
Hampshire -2 9 £475 - 2
Buckinghamshire +13 8 £450 -15.29%
Cambridgeshire - 8 £425 - 1
Milton Keynes +9 7 £444 -4.05%
Leeds +8 7 £600 +26.31% 1
West Yorkshire +5 7 £600 +26.31% 1
Cheshire -5 7 £475 +1.33%
Nottinghamshire +5 6 £463 -11.90% 1
Nottingham +5 6 £463 -11.90% 1

Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 400 (47.06%) Data Modelling
2 323 (38.00%) Data Architecture
3 245 (28.82%) Data Warehouse
4 228 (26.82%) Business Intelligence
5 206 (24.24%) Data Management
6 204 (24.00%) Finance
7 170 (20.00%) SQL
8 151 (17.76%) ETL
9 150 (17.65%) Big Data
10 146 (17.18%) Migration
11 141 (16.59%) Oracle
12 137 (16.12%) Analytics
13 121 (14.24%) Data Quality
14 117 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
15 115 (13.53%) Hadoop
16 110 (12.94%) Data Integration
17 105 (12.35%) TOGAF
18 102 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
19 101 (11.88%) Master Data Management
20 99 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
21 94 (11.06%) SQL Server
22 92 (10.82%) Data Centre
23 80 (9.41%) Data Governance
24 77 (9.06%) Microsoft
25 72 (8.47%) Security Cleared
26 70 (8.24%) Data Analysis
27 68 (8.00%) Banking
28 65 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
28 65 (7.65%) Management Information System
28 65 (7.65%) Logical Data Model

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 46 (5.41%) Apache Spark
2 45 (5.29%) SAS
3 21 (2.47%) Apache Pig
4 15 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (1.29%) Confluence
6 7 (0.82%) OpenStack
6 7 (0.82%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.71%) Apache
7 6 (0.71%) Node.js
8 4 (0.47%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.47%) Smallworld
8 4 (0.47%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.35%) IIS
9 3 (0.35%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.24%) FileNet
10 2 (0.24%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.24%) JBoss
10 2 (0.24%) MQSI
10 2 (0.24%) Mule
Applications
1 20 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.29%) MS Project
3 5 (0.59%) MS Office
4 3 (0.35%) SPSS
5 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.82%) SAP IS-U
3 6 (0.71%) SAP ERP
3 6 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.47%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.35%) Maximo
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.24%) SAP hybris
6 2 (0.24%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.24%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.24%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.12%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.12%) SunGard Martini
7 1 (0.12%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.41%) SaaS
4 11 (1.29%) IaaS
5 7 (0.82%) GitHub
6 6 (0.71%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.59%) PaaS
8 3 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.24%) Office 365
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.12%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.47%) Firewall
2 19 (2.24%) WAN
3 17 (2.00%) LAN
4 14 (1.65%) MPLS
5 13 (1.53%) DNS
5 13 (1.53%) Internet
6 12 (1.41%) VPN
7 11 (1.29%) Network Security
8 10 (1.18%) BGP
8 10 (1.18%) IPsec
8 10 (1.18%) OSPF
9 9 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (0.94%) FabricPath
10 8 (0.94%) IPv4
10 8 (0.94%) IPv6
10 8 (0.94%) TRILL
11 5 (0.59%) 4G
11 5 (0.59%) DHCP
11 5 (0.59%) SAN
12 4 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (28.82%) Data Warehouse
2 150 (17.65%) Big Data
3 115 (13.53%) Hadoop
4 94 (11.06%) SQL Server
5 56 (6.59%) NoSQL
6 53 (6.24%) Apache Hive
7 46 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
8 43 (5.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 39 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 38 (4.47%) HBase
11 37 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
12 35 (4.12%) Relational Database
13 33 (3.88%) MongoDB
14 25 (2.94%) Data Mining
15 24 (2.82%) Oracle Database
16 22 (2.59%) RDBMS
17 21 (2.47%) QlikView
18 19 (2.24%) Star Schema
19 18 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
20 17 (2.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 49 (5.76%) ERwin
2 13 (1.53%) JIRA
3 8 (0.94%) Talend Open Studio
4 7 (0.82%) Maven
5 6 (0.71%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.71%) PowerDesigner
6 5 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (0.59%) Toad
7 2 (0.24%) Selenium
8 1 (0.12%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.12%) JUnit
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.12%) Subversion
8 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.12%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.12%) XMLSpy
General
1 204 (24.00%) Finance
2 68 (8.00%) Banking
3 29 (3.41%) Retail
4 24 (2.82%) Investment Banking
4 24 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.47%) Marketing
6 10 (1.18%) Automotive
7 8 (0.94%) Financial Institution
7 8 (0.94%) Legal
7 8 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.82%) Electronics
9 6 (0.71%) Publishing
10 5 (0.59%) Back Office
11 4 (0.47%) Front Office
11 4 (0.47%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.35%) Billing
12 3 (0.35%) Games
12 3 (0.35%) Korean Language
12 3 (0.35%) Law
12 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (4.35%) XML
2 31 (3.65%) Web Services
3 26 (3.06%) Middleware
4 22 (2.59%) REST
5 20 (2.35%) XSD
6 19 (2.24%) .NET
7 16 (1.88%) SOAP
8 15 (1.76%) JSON
9 13 (1.53%) Kafka
10 12 (1.41%) FpML
11 11 (1.29%) PostGIS
12 10 (1.18%) FIX Protocol
12 10 (1.18%) WSDL
13 7 (0.82%) J2EE
14 6 (0.71%) Spring
15 5 (0.59%) AngularJS
16 4 (0.47%) Natural Language Processing
17 3 (0.35%) Cascading
17 3 (0.35%) RabbitMQ
17 3 (0.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 110 (12.94%) Data Integration
2 99 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
3 92 (10.82%) Data Centre
4 65 (7.65%) Management Information System
5 41 (4.82%) Visualisation
6 23 (2.71%) Reference Data
7 17 (2.00%) Algorithms
8 16 (1.88%) Data Structures
9 12 (1.41%) User Experience
10 11 (1.29%) Computer Science
11 10 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
12 9 (1.06%) Credit Risk
13 8 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 8 (0.94%) iSeries
13 8 (0.94%) Market Risk
14 7 (0.82%) Data Conversion
15 6 (0.71%) Replication
16 5 (0.59%) Private Cloud
16 5 (0.59%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (4.71%) Unix
2 32 (3.76%) Linux
3 15 (1.76%) Windows
4 5 (0.59%) AIX
5 4 (0.47%) HPUX
5 4 (0.47%) Solaris
5 4 (0.47%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.12%) CentOS
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (47.06%) Data Modelling
2 323 (38.00%) Data Architecture
3 228 (26.82%) Business Intelligence
4 206 (24.24%) Data Management
5 151 (17.76%) ETL
6 146 (17.18%) Migration
7 137 (16.12%) Analytics
8 117 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
9 105 (12.35%) TOGAF
10 102 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
11 101 (11.88%) Master Data Management
12 80 (9.41%) Data Governance
13 70 (8.24%) Data Analysis
14 65 (7.65%) Logical Data Model
14 65 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
15 63 (7.41%) Data Migration
16 56 (6.59%) UML
17 55 (6.47%) Information Management
18 47 (5.53%) Open Source
19 44 (5.18%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 170 (20.00%) SQL
2 62 (7.29%) Java
3 29 (3.41%) Python
4 25 (2.94%) Shell Script
5 22 (2.59%) JavaScript
6 20 (2.35%) Scala
7 13 (1.53%) PL/SQL
8 11 (1.29%) C++
8 11 (1.29%) T-SQL
9 9 (1.06%) R
10 8 (0.94%) Lisp
11 7 (0.82%) PHP
12 6 (0.71%) C#
13 4 (0.47%) COBOL
14 3 (0.35%) Ruby
15 2 (0.24%) C
15 2 (0.24%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.12%) ABAP
16 1 (0.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 1 (0.12%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 72 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 50 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 27 (3.18%) Degree
4 10 (1.18%) DV Cleared
5 8 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.47%) CCNP
7 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.35%) MCSE
9 2 (0.24%) CCIE
9 2 (0.24%) CCNA
9 2 (0.24%) CISSP
10 1 (0.12%) CISM
10 1 (0.12%) Dell Certification
10 1 (0.12%) EMC Certification
10 1 (0.12%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.12%) MCSA
10 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.12%) PMP
10 1 (0.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (14.24%) Data Quality
2 19 (2.24%) QA
3 11 (1.29%) Solvency II
4 8 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.82%) ISO20022
6 6 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.24%) Basel II
7 2 (0.24%) COBIT
8 1 (0.12%) Dublin Core
8 1 (0.12%) FATCA
8 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.12%) MiFID
8 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (2.12%) HDFS
3 12 (1.41%) Apache Flume
4 9 (1.06%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.59%) Xen
6 2 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.24%) Samba
7 1 (0.12%) Firmware
7 1 (0.12%) vCloud
7 1 (0.12%) vSphere
7 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.59%) Puppet
3 4 (0.47%) Ansible
4 3 (0.35%) Control-M
4 3 (0.35%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.35%) StatsD
5 2 (0.24%) Graphite
5 2 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.24%) logstash
5 2 (0.24%) Oozie
6 1 (0.12%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.12%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.12%) Nagios
6 1 (0.12%) SCCM
6 1 (0.12%) SCOM
6 1 (0.12%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.12%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 141 (16.59%) Oracle
2 77 (9.06%) Microsoft
3 55 (6.47%) Informatica
4 49 (5.76%) SAP
5 42 (4.94%) IBM
5 42 (4.94%) VMware
6 40 (4.71%) Tableau
7 33 (3.88%) Teradata
8 28 (3.29%) Cisco
9 23 (2.71%) Cognos
10 18 (2.12%) HP
11 17 (2.00%) EMC
12 16 (1.88%) CA
13 15 (1.76%) NetApp
14 13 (1.53%) Cloudera
15 12 (1.41%) Citrix
16 11 (1.29%) CheckPoint
17 10 (1.18%) ESRI
17 10 (1.18%) Juniper
18 9 (1.06%) Ab Initio
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, Sussex
Aim Hire Jobs
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Eames Consulting
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £600 to £800 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Gourock
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £375.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago