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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Architect
Rank 275 301 325
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 426 364 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 0.70% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.75% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 209 197
Average daily rate £525 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £375 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £513
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -7.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £38.25 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.47%
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
48652 48803 46653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.48% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31297 30382 27621
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1739 1915 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +11 403 £525 -0.94% 66
London +31 215 £550 -4.34% 44
South East +37 84 £500 - 6
Berkshire +32 37 £475 +58.33% 4
City of London +31 24 £550 -8.33% 13
North West -15 23 £500 +5.26% 1
East of England +7 21 £550 +15.78% 3
West Midlands -5 20 £456 +1.38% 3
Scotland -5 16 £513 -4.65% 2
Buckinghamshire +15 15 £400 -40.74% 1
South West -10 14 £500 +11.11% 4
Yorkshire -19 14 £481 +6.94% 2
Hampshire - 13 £533 -
Manchester -23 12 £500 +5.26%
Bracknell - 11 £500 - 1
Bedfordshire +8 10 £575 -8.00%
Edinburgh -5 10 £500 -6.97% 1
Milton Keynes +8 9 £400 -40.74% 1
Oxfordshire +7 9 £520 +6.66%
Cheshire -1 9 £600 +20.00%
Warwickshire - 9 £550 - 1
Birmingham +4 8 £450 - 1
Oxford +1 8 £520 +6.66%
West Yorkshire -7 8 £475 +7.70% 2
Hertfordshire +18 7 £500 +19.04% 1
Reading -10 6 £438 +45.83% 2
Midlands +5 5 £488 -35.00%
Luton -4 5 £575 -8.00%
Surrey -7 5 £650 +22.35%
Glasgow +14 4 - - 1

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 434 (50.41%) Data Modelling
2 283 (32.87%) Data Architecture
3 246 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 227 (26.36%) Data Warehouse
5 218 (25.32%) Finance
6 190 (22.07%) Data Management
7 177 (20.56%) SQL
8 169 (19.63%) Oracle
9 166 (19.28%) Big Data
10 143 (16.61%) Analytics
10 143 (16.61%) ETL
11 140 (16.26%) Migration
12 134 (15.56%) SQL Server
13 130 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
14 121 (14.05%) TOGAF
15 119 (13.82%) Data Integration
16 114 (13.24%) Data Quality
17 108 (12.54%) Hadoop
17 108 (12.54%) Logical Data Model
18 104 (12.08%) Data Governance
19 97 (11.27%) Microsoft
20 96 (11.15%) Enterprise Architecture
21 94 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
22 87 (10.10%) Data Analysis
23 85 (9.87%) Banking
24 80 (9.29%) Java
25 79 (9.18%) Data Centre
26 73 (8.48%) CRM
27 72 (8.36%) Stakeholder Management
28 70 (8.13%) Data Migration

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 38 (4.41%) Apache Spark
2 20 (2.32%) Apache Pig
3 19 (2.21%) SAS
4 17 (1.97%) Node.js
4 17 (1.97%) WebLogic
4 17 (1.97%) WebSphere
5 11 (1.28%) SharePoint
6 8 (0.93%) Mule
7 7 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (0.70%) Apache
8 6 (0.70%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.58%) Smallworld
10 4 (0.46%) Confluence
10 4 (0.46%) FileNet
11 3 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.23%) MQSI
12 2 (0.23%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 26 (3.02%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.05%) MS Project
3 6 (0.70%) MS Office
3 6 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.46%) SPSS
5 3 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 16 (1.86%) SAP CRM
2 11 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.70%) HFM
5 3 (0.35%) Maximo
5 3 (0.35%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.23%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.12%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.12%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.12%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.12%) SunGard Martini
7 1 (0.12%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 1 (0.12%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 45 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.16%) SaaS
4 5 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (0.46%) IaaS
5 4 (0.46%) PaaS
6 3 (0.35%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.35%) Office 365
7 2 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.12%) Force.com
8 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.12%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.32%) Firewall
2 17 (1.97%) WAN
3 15 (1.74%) LAN
4 12 (1.39%) DNS
4 12 (1.39%) MPLS
5 11 (1.28%) VPN
6 10 (1.16%) Network Security
7 8 (0.93%) BGP
7 8 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (0.93%) FabricPath
7 8 (0.93%) IPsec
7 8 (0.93%) IPv4
7 8 (0.93%) IPv6
7 8 (0.93%) OSPF
7 8 (0.93%) TRILL
8 5 (0.58%) Internet
8 5 (0.58%) VoIP
9 4 (0.46%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.46%) HTTP
9 4 (0.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (26.36%) Data Warehouse
2 166 (19.28%) Big Data
3 134 (15.56%) SQL Server
4 108 (12.54%) Hadoop
5 66 (7.67%) NoSQL
6 55 (6.39%) Relational Database
7 51 (5.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 46 (5.34%) MongoDB
9 36 (4.18%) Apache Hive
10 35 (4.07%) HBase
10 35 (4.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 32 (3.72%) RDBMS
12 31 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 28 (3.25%) OLTP
14 27 (3.14%) QlikView
15 24 (2.79%) BusinessObjects
15 24 (2.79%) Oracle Database
16 22 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
17 19 (2.21%) Data Mining
17 19 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (5.11%) ERwin
2 16 (1.86%) Selenium
3 12 (1.39%) PowerDesigner
4 11 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (1.05%) Visual Studio
5 9 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 8 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
7 6 (0.70%) JIRA
8 5 (0.58%) Toad
9 4 (0.46%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.23%) Subversion
11 1 (0.12%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.12%) JUnit
11 1 (0.12%) Maven
11 1 (0.12%) PVCS
11 1 (0.12%) Rational Rose
11 1 (0.12%) RStudio
11 1 (0.12%) XMLSpy
General
1 218 (25.32%) Finance
2 85 (9.87%) Banking
3 30 (3.48%) Marketing
4 29 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 27 (3.14%) Retail
6 21 (2.44%) Publishing
7 20 (2.32%) Automotive
7 20 (2.32%) Investment Banking
8 15 (1.74%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.51%) Legal
10 12 (1.39%) Electronics
11 6 (0.70%) Advertising
11 6 (0.70%) Back Office
11 6 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.70%) General Ledger
11 6 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.46%) Billing
13 3 (0.35%) Front Office
13 3 (0.35%) Games
13 3 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (3.95%) Middleware
1 34 (3.95%) Web Services
2 29 (3.37%) XML
3 27 (3.14%) .NET
4 23 (2.67%) REST
4 23 (2.67%) SOAP
5 19 (2.21%) Natural Language Processing
6 18 (2.09%) J2EE
7 17 (1.97%) AngularJS
7 17 (1.97%) Kafka
8 13 (1.51%) MDX
9 12 (1.39%) WCF
10 9 (1.05%) AppFabric
10 9 (1.05%) EDI
10 9 (1.05%) JSON
10 9 (1.05%) MSMQ
10 9 (1.05%) WF
11 6 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
11 6 (0.70%) XBRL
11 6 (0.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 119 (13.82%) Data Integration
2 94 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
3 79 (9.18%) Data Centre
4 68 (7.90%) Management Information System
5 43 (4.99%) Visualisation
6 29 (3.37%) Reference Data
7 23 (2.67%) Computer Science
7 23 (2.67%) Data Structures
8 22 (2.56%) Algorithms
9 21 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (2.44%) User Experience
10 11 (1.28%) Credit Risk
11 10 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
11 10 (1.16%) Taxonomies
12 9 (1.05%) Ontologies
13 8 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 8 (0.93%) iSeries
13 8 (0.93%) Public Cloud
14 7 (0.81%) Private Cloud
15 6 (0.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 33 (3.83%) Linux
2 30 (3.48%) Windows
3 21 (2.44%) Unix
4 12 (1.39%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.58%) MVS
6 3 (0.35%) AIX
6 3 (0.35%) HPUX
6 3 (0.35%) Solaris
7 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (50.41%) Data Modelling
2 283 (32.87%) Data Architecture
3 246 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 190 (22.07%) Data Management
5 143 (16.61%) Analytics
5 143 (16.61%) ETL
6 140 (16.26%) Migration
7 130 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
8 121 (14.05%) TOGAF
9 108 (12.54%) Logical Data Model
10 104 (12.08%) Data Governance
11 96 (11.15%) Enterprise Architecture
12 87 (10.10%) Data Analysis
13 73 (8.48%) CRM
14 72 (8.36%) Stakeholder Management
15 70 (8.13%) Data Migration
16 68 (7.90%) Master Data Management
17 65 (7.55%) UML
18 54 (6.27%) Physical Data Model
19 52 (6.04%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 177 (20.56%) SQL
2 80 (9.29%) Java
3 45 (5.23%) Python
4 21 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 21 (2.44%) Scala
4 21 (2.44%) T-SQL
5 15 (1.74%) R
6 14 (1.63%) Shell Script
7 10 (1.16%) PowerShell
8 8 (0.93%) Lisp
8 8 (0.93%) PL/SQL
9 7 (0.81%) C
10 6 (0.70%) C++
11 5 (0.58%) C#
11 5 (0.58%) Perl
11 5 (0.58%) PHP
11 5 (0.58%) Ruby
12 3 (0.35%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.23%) ABAP
13 2 (0.23%) AWK
Qualifications
1 60 (6.97%) Degree
2 50 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 34 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (0.70%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.58%) CCNP
7 3 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.35%) CCIE
7 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.23%) CCNA
8 2 (0.23%) MCSA
8 2 (0.23%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.23%) PMP
9 1 (0.12%) CISSP
9 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.12%) MBA
9 1 (0.12%) MCSE
9 1 (0.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (13.24%) Data Quality
2 11 (1.28%) ISO20022
2 11 (1.28%) QA
3 10 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.35%) Basel II
6 2 (0.23%) COBIT
7 1 (0.12%) Basel III
7 1 (0.12%) COREP
7 1 (0.12%) Dublin Core
7 1 (0.12%) FINREP
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 14 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.16%) HDFS
3 8 (0.93%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.58%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.58%) Docker
5 3 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.23%) XenApp
7 1 (0.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.12%) vSphere
7 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (1.39%) Control-M
2 9 (1.05%) Oozie
3 5 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (0.35%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.35%) Puppet
5 2 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.23%) Kibana
5 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.12%) Ambari
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.12%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.12%) SCCM
6 1 (0.12%) SCOM
6 1 (0.12%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 169 (19.63%) Oracle
2 97 (11.27%) Microsoft
3 69 (8.01%) SAP
4 37 (4.30%) IBM
5 29 (3.37%) Informatica
5 29 (3.37%) VMware
6 28 (3.25%) Cisco
7 22 (2.56%) Tableau
8 21 (2.44%) Cognos
9 20 (2.32%) Teradata
10 18 (2.09%) EMC
10 18 (2.09%) HP
11 16 (1.86%) NetApp
12 14 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (1.51%) Cloudera
14 12 (1.39%) CheckPoint
15 9 (1.05%) Hyperion
15 9 (1.05%) Juniper
15 9 (1.05%) Siebel
15 9 (1.05%) Trillium
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Rate: to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Orgtel
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £480 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, London
Quant Capital
Rate: up to £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Rate: up to £650 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Wokingham
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Rate: £500+ per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Wimbledon
Quant Capital
Rate: up to £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Bracknell
Venturi
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 26 days ago