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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Architect
Rank 256 350 337
Rank change year-on-year
+94 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 504 339 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 0.60% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.63% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 206 193
Median daily rate £540 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £670 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £503 £500
% change year-on-year
-0.49% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £100.00 £33.55 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+198.06% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.55 -

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
51163 53980 51056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33272 34147 30940
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1536 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +54 441 £550 +4.76% 50
London +79 235 £569 -5.20% 31
Scotland +60 66 £475 +5.55%
South East +4 59 £478 -5.67% 5
Edinburgh +45 50 £500 -
North West +12 36 £475 -5.00% 7
South West +3 25 £645 +24.03% 2
Manchester +12 23 £475 +18.75% 6
Berkshire +8 23 £500 +4.16% 1
West Midlands -35 23 £500 +17.64% 2
East of England +24 21 £475 -16.48% 1
City of London +42 20 £550 -8.33% 6
Yorkshire +5 20 £575 +21.05%
Wiltshire +9 18 £694 +38.75%
East Midlands -2 16 £550 - 1
Buckinghamshire +19 14 £438 -22.22% 1
Milton Keynes +21 13 £438 - 1
South Yorkshire +8 13 £700 +34.61%
Glasgow +15 12 £450 -
Sheffield -5 12 £700 +34.61%
Corsham - 10 £663 -
Cambridgeshire +15 9 £463 -15.90% 1
Reading +12 9 £500 +4.16%
West Yorkshire +2 7 £550 +18.91%
Leeds 0 7 £550 +15.78%
West Sussex -2 7 £350 -41.66%
Hampshire -12 7 £600 +18.51% 2
Peterborough - 7 £475 -
Surrey -4 6 £413 -19.51% 1
Horsham - 6 £350 -

Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 389 (42.37%) Data Modelling
2 348 (37.91%) Data Architecture
3 266 (28.98%) Data Warehouse
4 211 (22.98%) Finance
5 210 (22.88%) Business Intelligence
6 202 (22.00%) Data Management
7 193 (21.02%) Big Data
8 176 (19.17%) SQL
9 169 (18.41%) ETL
10 156 (16.99%) Migration
11 151 (16.45%) Hadoop
12 141 (15.36%) Agile Software Development
13 137 (14.92%) Oracle
14 134 (14.60%) Data Quality
15 133 (14.49%) Analytics
16 121 (13.18%) Data Integration
17 116 (12.64%) Master Data Management
18 105 (11.44%) Data Centre
19 102 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
20 101 (11.00%) TOGAF
21 92 (10.02%) SQL Server
22 90 (9.80%) Data Governance
22 90 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
23 83 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
24 80 (8.71%) Microsoft
25 78 (8.50%) Security Cleared
26 75 (8.17%) Banking
27 71 (7.73%) Java
28 68 (7.41%) Data Migration
29 64 (6.97%) 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 59 (6.43%) Apache Spark
2 44 (4.79%) SAS
3 28 (3.05%) Apache Pig
4 19 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (1.63%) Confluence
6 8 (0.87%) IIS
7 7 (0.76%) Apache
8 5 (0.54%) JBoss
9 4 (0.44%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.44%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.33%) CMS
10 3 (0.33%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.22%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.22%) Mule
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.11%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (1.63%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.87%) MS Project
3 3 (0.33%) MS Office
3 3 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.76%) SAP IS-U
4 6 (0.65%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.33%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.33%) SAP hybris
6 3 (0.33%) SAP MDM
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.22%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.11%) Loan IQ
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.11%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 36 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.31%) IaaS
4 11 (1.20%) GitHub
4 11 (1.20%) SaaS
5 7 (0.76%) Amazon S3
5 7 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.54%) Amazon EMR
6 5 (0.54%) PaaS
6 5 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (0.44%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.22%) Boomi
8 2 (0.22%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.11%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.11%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.61%) LAN
1 24 (2.61%) WAN
2 20 (2.18%) Firewall
3 13 (1.42%) Internet
4 11 (1.20%) VPN
5 9 (0.98%) MPLS
6 8 (0.87%) Network Security
6 8 (0.87%) SAN
6 8 (0.87%) VoIP
7 6 (0.65%) DHCP
8 5 (0.54%) DNS
8 5 (0.54%) NAS
9 4 (0.44%) 4G
9 4 (0.44%) WLAN
10 3 (0.33%) ATM
10 3 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (0.33%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.33%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.22%) BGP
11 2 (0.22%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (28.98%) Data Warehouse
2 193 (21.02%) Big Data
3 151 (16.45%) Hadoop
4 92 (10.02%) SQL Server
5 63 (6.86%) NoSQL
6 60 (6.54%) Apache Hive
7 59 (6.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 47 (5.12%) MongoDB
9 45 (4.90%) HBase
10 40 (4.36%) BusinessObjects
10 40 (4.36%) PostgreSQL
10 40 (4.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 34 (3.70%) Relational Database
12 30 (3.27%) Oracle Database
13 28 (3.05%) RDBMS
14 26 (2.83%) Data Lake
15 24 (2.61%) Data Mining
15 24 (2.61%) Star Schema
16 23 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
17 20 (2.18%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 44 (4.79%) ERwin
2 17 (1.85%) JIRA
3 12 (1.31%) Talend Open Studio
4 9 (0.98%) Jenkins
4 9 (0.98%) Maven
5 5 (0.54%) Toad
6 4 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.22%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.22%) Subversion
7 2 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.11%) PowerDesigner
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.11%) Travis CI
General
1 211 (22.98%) Finance
2 75 (8.17%) Banking
3 46 (5.01%) Retail
4 26 (2.83%) Investment Banking
5 14 (1.53%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.31%) Marketing
7 9 (0.98%) Law
8 8 (0.87%) Legal
8 8 (0.87%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.65%) Publishing
10 4 (0.44%) Electronics
10 4 (0.44%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.44%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.33%) Back Office
11 3 (0.33%) Front Office
12 2 (0.22%) Billing
12 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.11%) Advertising
13 1 (0.11%) French Language
13 1 (0.11%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (5.23%) XML
2 34 (3.70%) Web Services
3 24 (2.61%) Middleware
4 23 (2.51%) REST
4 23 (2.51%) XSD
5 18 (1.96%) PostGIS
6 17 (1.85%) .NET
6 17 (1.85%) JSON
7 16 (1.74%) SOAP
8 13 (1.42%) WSDL
9 12 (1.31%) J2EE
10 10 (1.09%) XSLT
11 8 (0.87%) FpML
11 8 (0.87%) Hibernate
12 7 (0.76%) EDI
13 6 (0.65%) ASP.NET
13 6 (0.65%) IBM Integration Bus
13 6 (0.65%) RESTful
14 5 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
14 5 (0.54%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 121 (13.18%) Data Integration
2 105 (11.44%) Data Centre
3 83 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (5.45%) Management Information System
5 45 (4.90%) Visualisation
6 29 (3.16%) Reference Data
7 23 (2.51%) Data Structures
8 21 (2.29%) Algorithms
9 14 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.31%) Computer Science
11 10 (1.09%) NHS
12 9 (0.98%) Data Conversion
12 9 (0.98%) Market Risk
12 9 (0.98%) User Experience
13 7 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (0.76%) Replication
13 7 (0.76%) Virtual Team
14 6 (0.65%) DataPower
14 6 (0.65%) Taxonomies
15 5 (0.54%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 39 (4.25%) Unix
2 38 (4.14%) Linux
3 22 (2.40%) Windows
4 7 (0.76%) AIX
4 7 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.54%) HPUX
6 5 (0.54%) Solaris
7 4 (0.44%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.33%) SUSE
9 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.11%) CentOS
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.11%) VMS
10 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (42.37%) Data Modelling
2 348 (37.91%) Data Architecture
3 210 (22.88%) Business Intelligence
4 202 (22.00%) Data Management
5 169 (18.41%) ETL
6 156 (16.99%) Migration
7 141 (15.36%) Agile Software Development
8 133 (14.49%) Analytics
9 116 (12.64%) Master Data Management
10 102 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
11 101 (11.00%) TOGAF
12 90 (9.80%) Data Governance
12 90 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 68 (7.41%) Data Migration
14 64 (6.97%) Logical Data Model
15 63 (6.86%) SOA
16 61 (6.64%) Data Analysis
17 54 (5.88%) Open Source
18 52 (5.66%) Information Architecture
19 51 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 176 (19.17%) SQL
2 71 (7.73%) Java
3 29 (3.16%) Python
4 26 (2.83%) Shell Script
5 20 (2.18%) JavaScript
6 17 (1.85%) Scala
7 14 (1.53%) PL/SQL
8 9 (0.98%) PHP
9 8 (0.87%) C++
9 8 (0.87%) T-SQL
10 7 (0.76%) R
11 6 (0.65%) C#
12 4 (0.44%) COBOL
13 3 (0.33%) C
13 3 (0.33%) HiveQL
14 2 (0.22%) Perl
14 2 (0.22%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.22%) Ruby
15 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.11%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 78 (8.50%) Security Cleared
2 58 (6.32%) SC Cleared
3 29 (3.16%) Degree
4 12 (1.31%) DV Cleared
5 7 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.44%) CISSP
8 3 (0.33%) CCNP
9 2 (0.22%) CCNA
9 2 (0.22%) CISM
9 2 (0.22%) MCSE
9 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.11%) CCIE
10 1 (0.11%) CISA
10 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (14.60%) Data Quality
2 16 (1.74%) QA
3 13 (1.42%) Solvency II
4 6 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.22%) COBIT
5 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.22%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.11%) Basel II
6 1 (0.11%) FATCA
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (2.29%) HDFS
3 19 (2.07%) Active Directory
4 17 (1.85%) Apache Flume
5 8 (0.87%) Xen
6 5 (0.54%) Docker
6 5 (0.54%) vCloud
7 4 (0.44%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.33%) Samba
8 3 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.11%) Firmware
10 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.87%) DBAmp
2 8 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (0.54%) Ansible
3 5 (0.54%) Puppet
4 4 (0.44%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.33%) Graphite
5 3 (0.33%) logstash
5 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.33%) StatsD
6 2 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.22%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.22%) Oozie
6 2 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.11%) Control-M
7 1 (0.11%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.11%) Nagios
7 1 (0.11%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 137 (14.92%) Oracle
2 80 (8.71%) Microsoft
3 60 (6.54%) Informatica
4 55 (5.99%) SAP
5 43 (4.68%) IBM
5 43 (4.68%) Teradata
5 43 (4.68%) VMware
6 33 (3.59%) Tableau
7 20 (2.18%) Cloudera
8 18 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
9 17 (1.85%) Cisco
9 17 (1.85%) Citrix
10 14 (1.53%) CA
10 14 (1.53%) Cognos
10 14 (1.53%) ESRI
11 12 (1.31%) Talend
12 10 (1.09%) Ab Initio
13 9 (0.98%) EMC
14 8 (0.87%) HP
15 7 (0.76%) Netezza
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South West England
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Elevate Direct
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London
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People Source Consulting
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