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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Architect
Rank 302 299 380
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +81
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 411 403 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.72% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.76% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 272 165
Average daily rate £500 £538 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £474
% change year-on-year
- +5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £56.88 £37.80 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.46% -34.26%
UK excluding London average 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
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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 -7 387 £510 -7.36% 48
London -8 187 £550 - 24
South East -23 66 £500 +5.26% 4
Yorkshire +22 34 £673 +49.44% 5
South Yorkshire +11 23 £688 +52.77% 2
Sheffield 0 23 £688 +52.77% 2
Scotland -11 23 £500 -4.76% 2
City of London +31 22 £538 -6.52% 8
North West -14 22 £475 -17.39% 5
Midlands +13 20 £425 -29.16%
Berkshire +9 20 £506 +19.11% 3
East of England +10 18 £475 -9.52% 2
Edinburgh +5 18 £500 -4.76% 1
West Midlands -25 15 £500 +12.67% 3
East Sussex +3 12 £463 +2.20%
Hampshire +2 12 £550 +12.82%
South West -11 12 £450 -15.88% 2
Brighton +7 11 £463 +7.55%
East Midlands +6 11 £475 - 3
Manchester -3 11 £475 -20.83% 4
Leeds 0 10 £625 +38.88% 3
West Yorkshire -5 10 £625 +42.85% 3
Reading -6 10 £500 +53.84%
Bristol +4 7 £375 -37.50% 1
West Sussex -16 7 £520 +4.00%
Nottinghamshire - 7 £475 - 1
Nottingham - 7 £475 - 1
Cambridgeshire +14 6 £425 +6.25% 2
Essex +8 6 - -
Birmingham +6 6 £488 +14.70% 2

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 413 (50.06%) Data Modelling
2 314 (38.06%) Data Architecture
3 243 (29.45%) Data Warehouse
4 230 (27.88%) Business Intelligence
5 213 (25.82%) Finance
6 200 (24.24%) Data Management
7 156 (18.91%) SQL
8 155 (18.79%) ETL
9 153 (18.55%) Big Data
10 144 (17.45%) Migration
11 142 (17.21%) Oracle
12 140 (16.97%) Analytics
13 121 (14.67%) Data Quality
14 116 (14.06%) Hadoop
15 108 (13.09%) Agile Software Development
16 107 (12.97%) TOGAF
17 103 (12.48%) Enterprise Architecture
17 103 (12.48%) Data Integration
18 100 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
19 99 (12.00%) SQL Server
20 92 (11.15%) Master Data Management
21 87 (10.55%) Data Governance
22 83 (10.06%) Data Centre
23 78 (9.45%) Logical Data Model
24 71 (8.61%) Banking
25 69 (8.36%) Data Analysis
25 69 (8.36%) Security Cleared
26 68 (8.24%) Management Information System
26 68 (8.24%) Microsoft
27 62 (7.52%) Java

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 43 (5.21%) Apache Spark
2 42 (5.09%) SAS
3 22 (2.67%) Apache Pig
4 12 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (1.21%) Node.js
6 9 (1.09%) SharePoint
7 8 (0.97%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.85%) OpenStack
8 7 (0.85%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.73%) Confluence
10 5 (0.61%) Apache
10 5 (0.61%) Smallworld
11 4 (0.48%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.24%) FileNet
12 2 (0.24%) IIS
12 2 (0.24%) MQSI
12 2 (0.24%) Mule
12 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.21%) MS Project
3 5 (0.61%) MS Office
4 4 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.48%) SPSS
5 2 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.97%) SAP IS-U
3 6 (0.73%) SAP ERP
3 6 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.61%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.36%) Maximo
5 3 (0.36%) SAP MDM
5 3 (0.36%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.24%) SAP hybris
7 1 (0.12%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.12%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.12%) SunGard Martini
7 1 (0.12%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.36%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.21%) SaaS
4 9 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.97%) IaaS
6 6 (0.73%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (0.48%) PaaS
8 3 (0.36%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.24%) GitHub
9 2 (0.24%) Office 365
9 2 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
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%) Force.com
10 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.12%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.79%) Firewall
2 19 (2.30%) WAN
3 16 (1.94%) LAN
4 14 (1.70%) DNS
5 13 (1.58%) MPLS
6 12 (1.45%) Network Security
7 11 (1.33%) Internet
7 11 (1.33%) VPN
8 10 (1.21%) BGP
8 10 (1.21%) IPsec
8 10 (1.21%) OSPF
9 9 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (0.97%) FabricPath
10 8 (0.97%) IPv4
10 8 (0.97%) IPv6
10 8 (0.97%) TRILL
11 5 (0.61%) 4G
11 5 (0.61%) DHCP
11 5 (0.61%) SAN
12 4 (0.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (29.45%) Data Warehouse
2 153 (18.55%) Big Data
3 116 (14.06%) Hadoop
4 99 (12.00%) SQL Server
5 58 (7.03%) NoSQL
6 54 (6.55%) Apache Hive
7 48 (5.82%) Relational Database
8 42 (5.09%) BusinessObjects
9 40 (4.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 39 (4.73%) HBase
10 39 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 36 (4.36%) MongoDB
12 33 (4.00%) RDBMS
13 26 (3.15%) Data Mining
14 25 (3.03%) Oracle Database
15 24 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
16 22 (2.67%) Pentaho
16 22 (2.67%) QlikView
17 20 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 19 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 49 (5.94%) ERwin
2 9 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
3 8 (0.97%) JIRA
4 7 (0.85%) PowerDesigner
5 6 (0.73%) Selenium
5 6 (0.73%) Toad
6 5 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.24%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.24%) Subversion
8 1 (0.12%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.12%) JUnit
8 1 (0.12%) Maven
8 1 (0.12%) RStudio
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.12%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.12%) XMLSpy
General
1 213 (25.82%) Finance
2 71 (8.61%) Banking
3 26 (3.15%) Retail
4 24 (2.91%) Marketing
5 22 (2.67%) Investment Banking
5 22 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.45%) Legal
7 11 (1.33%) Automotive
8 10 (1.21%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.09%) Publishing
10 8 (0.97%) Back Office
11 7 (0.85%) Electronics
11 7 (0.85%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.48%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.36%) Front Office
14 3 (0.36%) Games
14 3 (0.36%) Korean Language
15 2 (0.24%) Advertising
15 2 (0.24%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.52%) XML
2 27 (3.27%) Web Services
3 26 (3.15%) Middleware
4 22 (2.67%) .NET
5 14 (1.70%) Kafka
5 14 (1.70%) REST
6 13 (1.58%) SOAP
7 12 (1.45%) XSD
8 11 (1.33%) JSON
9 10 (1.21%) FpML
10 9 (1.09%) AngularJS
10 9 (1.09%) FIX Protocol
10 9 (1.09%) Natural Language Processing
11 7 (0.85%) J2EE
12 5 (0.61%) PostGIS
12 5 (0.61%) Spring
12 5 (0.61%) XBRL
13 4 (0.48%) MDX
14 3 (0.36%) .NET Framework
14 3 (0.36%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 103 (12.48%) Data Integration
2 100 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (10.06%) Data Centre
4 68 (8.24%) Management Information System
5 43 (5.21%) Visualisation
6 22 (2.67%) Reference Data
7 21 (2.55%) Algorithms
8 18 (2.18%) Data Structures
9 16 (1.94%) User Experience
10 10 (1.21%) Credit Risk
10 10 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.97%) Computer Science
12 8 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 8 (0.97%) iSeries
12 8 (0.97%) Taxonomies
13 7 (0.85%) Data Conversion
14 6 (0.73%) FMCG
14 6 (0.73%) Ontologies
14 6 (0.73%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (4.48%) Unix
2 30 (3.64%) Linux
3 15 (1.82%) Windows
4 3 (0.36%) AIX
4 3 (0.36%) HPUX
4 3 (0.36%) Solaris
4 3 (0.36%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (50.06%) Data Modelling
2 314 (38.06%) Data Architecture
3 230 (27.88%) Business Intelligence
4 200 (24.24%) Data Management
5 155 (18.79%) ETL
6 144 (17.45%) Migration
7 140 (16.97%) Analytics
8 108 (13.09%) Agile Software Development
9 107 (12.97%) TOGAF
10 103 (12.48%) Enterprise Architecture
11 92 (11.15%) Master Data Management
12 87 (10.55%) Data Governance
13 78 (9.45%) Logical Data Model
14 69 (8.36%) Data Analysis
15 60 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
16 58 (7.03%) Data Migration
17 55 (6.67%) Physical Data Model
18 54 (6.55%) UML
19 47 (5.70%) Information Management
20 46 (5.58%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 156 (18.91%) SQL
2 62 (7.52%) Java
3 35 (4.24%) Python
4 25 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 24 (2.91%) Shell Script
6 21 (2.55%) Scala
7 13 (1.58%) T-SQL
8 12 (1.45%) PL/SQL
8 12 (1.45%) R
9 10 (1.21%) C++
10 8 (0.97%) Lisp
11 7 (0.85%) PHP
12 6 (0.73%) C#
13 3 (0.36%) C
13 3 (0.36%) Ruby
14 2 (0.24%) ABAP
14 2 (0.24%) Lua
14 2 (0.24%) Perl
14 2 (0.24%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 69 (8.36%) Security Cleared
2 45 (5.45%) SC Cleared
3 36 (4.36%) Degree
4 10 (1.21%) DV Cleared
5 8 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.61%) CCNP
7 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.36%) CCIE
8 3 (0.36%) MCSE
9 2 (0.24%) CCNA
10 1 (0.12%) CISM
10 1 (0.12%) CISSP
10 1 (0.12%) Dell Certification
10 1 (0.12%) EMC Certification
10 1 (0.12%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.12%) MBA
10 1 (0.12%) MCSA
10 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (14.67%) Data Quality
2 11 (1.33%) QA
3 9 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (1.09%) ISO20022
4 6 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.61%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.24%) Basel II
6 2 (0.24%) COBIT
7 1 (0.12%) Dublin Core
7 1 (0.12%) FATCA
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.12%) MiFID
7 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (2.06%) HDFS
2 14 (1.70%) Apache Flume
3 13 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.61%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.12%) vCloud
6 1 (0.12%) vSphere
6 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.61%) Oozie
2 5 (0.61%) Puppet
3 4 (0.48%) Ansible
4 3 (0.36%) Control-M
4 3 (0.36%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.36%) StatsD
5 2 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
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%) SCCM
6 1 (0.12%) SCOM
6 1 (0.12%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 142 (17.21%) Oracle
2 68 (8.24%) Microsoft
3 59 (7.15%) Informatica
4 53 (6.42%) SAP
5 41 (4.97%) Tableau
6 34 (4.12%) IBM
7 30 (3.64%) VMware
8 28 (3.39%) Cisco
9 25 (3.03%) Teradata
10 21 (2.55%) Cognos
11 19 (2.30%) HP
12 17 (2.06%) EMC
13 15 (1.82%) CA
13 15 (1.82%) NetApp
14 11 (1.33%) CheckPoint
14 11 (1.33%) Cloudera
15 10 (1.21%) Juniper
16 9 (1.09%) Ab Initio
16 9 (1.09%) Talend
16 9 (1.09%) Trillium
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