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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Architect
Rank 224 289 313
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 526 444 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.06% 0.81% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.85% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 297 241
Median daily rate £558 £520 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.21% -0.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £540 £520 £500
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £48.25 £56.25 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.22% +47.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £56.25 £38.25
% change year-on-year
- +47.05%

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
46857 52091 52770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.71% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30652 33213 33381
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2008 2171
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +59 496 £558 +7.21% 49
London +72 307 £575 +4.54% 34
South East -13 63 £550 +5.76% 5
City of London +27 56 £600 +11.62% 10
North West +12 41 £575 +15.00% 1
West Midlands -13 26 £533 +18.33% 3
South West +15 23 £519 -5.68% 1
Berkshire +12 23 £575 +17.94% 2
Scotland 0 22 £451 -14.19% 3
Manchester +5 20 £475 - 1
Buckinghamshire +27 19 £463 +25.00%
East of England -9 16 £538 +2.38%
Cheshire +24 14 £600 +6.66%
Edinburgh +8 13 £463 -11.90% 3
Wiltshire +10 11 £525 -
Swindon +19 10 £538 -
Milton Keynes +15 10 £463 +32.14%
South Wales +11 9 £638 +34.21%
Wales +5 9 £638 +34.21%
Bedfordshire +5 9 £520 -10.53%
Warrington - 9 £650 -
Hampshire +1 8 £600 +20.00% 3
Birmingham -3 8 £500 +11.11% 1
Glasgow - 8 £450 -
Newport +2 7 £725 -
Hertfordshire -4 7 £550 +4.76%
West Sussex +13 6 £450 -
Yorkshire +7 6 £513 +6.49% 3
Bristol +2 6 £405 -26.36%
Surrey +16 5 £625 +4.16%

Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 457 (44.54%) Data Modelling
2 357 (34.80%) Data Architecture
3 292 (28.46%) Big Data
4 268 (26.12%) Data Warehouse
5 233 (22.71%) Business Intelligence
6 229 (22.32%) Hadoop
7 216 (21.05%) Finance
8 199 (19.40%) Data Management
9 187 (18.23%) ETL
9 187 (18.23%) SQL
10 165 (16.08%) Migration
11 158 (15.40%) Data Integration
12 155 (15.11%) Analytics
13 153 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
14 145 (14.13%) Oracle
15 137 (13.35%) Data Quality
16 132 (12.87%) Data Governance
17 125 (12.18%) Banking
18 108 (10.53%) Apache Spark
19 105 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
20 101 (9.84%) TOGAF
21 100 (9.75%) SQL Server
22 93 (9.06%) NoSQL
23 91 (8.87%) Data Centre
24 90 (8.77%) Apache Hive
25 88 (8.58%) Retail
26 87 (8.48%) Java
27 86 (8.38%) Data Migration
27 86 (8.38%) Logical Data Model
28 82 (7.99%) Enterprise Architecture

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
1 108 (10.53%) Apache Spark
2 41 (4.00%) Apache Pig
3 28 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
4 26 (2.53%) Apache
5 23 (2.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 20 (1.95%) SAS
7 17 (1.66%) Apache Solr
8 9 (0.88%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.58%) JBoss
10 3 (0.29%) IIS
10 3 (0.29%) Mule
10 3 (0.29%) Mule ESB
10 3 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.19%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.097%) CMS
12 1 (0.097%) Confluence
12 1 (0.097%) Liferay
Applications
1 32 (3.12%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.27%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.88%) MS Project
4 8 (0.78%) MS Office
5 3 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.097%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.097%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.58%) Unica
5 4 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.39%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle HRMS
7 2 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.19%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.19%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.097%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.097%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.097%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 52 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (2.44%) SaaS
4 23 (2.24%) PaaS
5 12 (1.17%) Amazon EMR
6 10 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.88%) IBM Cloud
7 9 (0.88%) Office 365
8 8 (0.78%) IaaS
9 7 (0.68%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.68%) Azure Machine Learning
10 5 (0.49%) GitHub
11 4 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.39%) Boomi
12 3 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.29%) Amazon Glacier
12 3 (0.29%) iPaaS
12 3 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.19%) Data Lake Analytics
13 2 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.14%) WAN
2 20 (1.95%) Firewall
2 20 (1.95%) LAN
3 13 (1.27%) HTTP
4 11 (1.07%) VPN
5 10 (0.97%) VoIP
6 9 (0.88%) SAN
7 7 (0.68%) Internet
7 7 (0.68%) MPLS
7 7 (0.68%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.58%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.49%) Network Security
10 4 (0.39%) DNS
10 4 (0.39%) LDAP
10 4 (0.39%) OSPF
10 4 (0.39%) WLAN
11 3 (0.29%) BGP
11 3 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (0.29%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.29%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (28.46%) Big Data
2 268 (26.12%) Data Warehouse
3 229 (22.32%) Hadoop
4 100 (9.75%) SQL Server
5 93 (9.06%) NoSQL
6 90 (8.77%) Apache Hive
7 73 (7.12%) MongoDB
8 56 (5.46%) HBase
9 53 (5.17%) Relational Database
10 42 (4.09%) Data Lake
11 41 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
11 41 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 37 (3.61%) QlikView
13 36 (3.51%) Sqoop
14 31 (3.02%) BusinessObjects
15 30 (2.92%) Oracle Database
16 28 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 27 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 26 (2.53%) Power BI
19 24 (2.34%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 39 (3.80%) ERwin
2 16 (1.56%) Talend Open Studio
3 10 (0.97%) JIRA
4 6 (0.58%) PowerDesigner
5 5 (0.49%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.29%) Selenium
6 3 (0.29%) Toad
7 2 (0.19%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.19%) JMeter
7 2 (0.19%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.19%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.097%) Apache Continuum
8 1 (0.097%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.097%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.097%) Subversion
General
1 216 (21.05%) Finance
2 125 (12.18%) Banking
3 88 (8.58%) Retail
4 37 (3.61%) Investment Banking
5 31 (3.02%) Marketing
6 27 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.17%) Publishing
8 10 (0.97%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.88%) Law
9 9 (0.88%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.58%) Electronics
10 6 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.58%) Legal
11 4 (0.39%) Advertising
11 4 (0.39%) Games
11 4 (0.39%) Local Government
12 2 (0.19%) Front Office
13 1 (0.097%) Back Office
13 1 (0.097%) Billing
13 1 (0.097%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (4.48%) Kafka
1 46 (4.48%) XML
2 34 (3.31%) .NET
3 31 (3.02%) Web Services
4 25 (2.44%) REST
5 20 (1.95%) J2EE
6 19 (1.85%) Middleware
7 17 (1.66%) SOAP
8 16 (1.56%) RESTful
9 12 (1.17%) XSD
10 11 (1.07%) JSON
11 10 (0.97%) XSLT
12 9 (0.88%) HTML
13 8 (0.78%) Hibernate
14 7 (0.68%) scikit-learn
15 6 (0.58%) EDI
15 6 (0.58%) PostGIS
16 5 (0.49%) ASP.NET
16 5 (0.49%) XML Schema
17 4 (0.39%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 158 (15.40%) Data Integration
2 91 (8.87%) Data Centre
3 77 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 63 (6.14%) Visualisation
5 49 (4.78%) Management Information System
6 39 (3.80%) Data Structures
7 37 (3.61%) Reference Data
8 24 (2.34%) Computer Science
9 21 (2.05%) Statistics
10 17 (1.66%) Ontologies
10 17 (1.66%) Taxonomies
11 14 (1.36%) User Experience
12 13 (1.27%) Mathematics
13 12 (1.17%) Replication
14 11 (1.07%) Credit Risk
14 11 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.97%) Mainframe
16 9 (0.88%) N-Tier
17 8 (0.78%) Algorithms
18 7 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (3.90%) Linux
1 40 (3.90%) Windows
2 37 (3.61%) Unix
3 6 (0.58%) AIX
3 6 (0.58%) Windows Server
4 5 (0.49%) Solaris
4 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.19%) SUSE
7 1 (0.097%) HPUX
7 1 (0.097%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.097%) VMS
7 1 (0.097%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.097%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (44.54%) Data Modelling
2 357 (34.80%) Data Architecture
3 233 (22.71%) Business Intelligence
4 199 (19.40%) Data Management
5 187 (18.23%) ETL
6 165 (16.08%) Migration
7 155 (15.11%) Analytics
8 153 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
9 132 (12.87%) Data Governance
10 105 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 101 (9.84%) TOGAF
12 86 (8.38%) Data Migration
12 86 (8.38%) Logical Data Model
13 82 (7.99%) Enterprise Architecture
14 79 (7.70%) Data Analysis
15 72 (7.02%) SOA
16 69 (6.73%) Master Data Management
17 65 (6.34%) Open Source
18 64 (6.24%) Physical Data Model
19 49 (4.78%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 187 (18.23%) SQL
2 87 (8.48%) Java
3 60 (5.85%) Python
4 37 (3.61%) R
5 32 (3.12%) Scala
6 16 (1.56%) T-SQL
7 15 (1.46%) PL/SQL
8 12 (1.17%) Perl
9 9 (0.88%) C
9 9 (0.88%) C#
10 8 (0.78%) C++
11 7 (0.68%) PHP
11 7 (0.68%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.68%) SPARQL
12 5 (0.49%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.39%) Ruby
14 3 (0.29%) HiveQL
15 2 (0.19%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 1 (0.097%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 70 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 66 (6.43%) Degree
3 51 (4.97%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.07%) DV Cleared
4 11 (1.07%) PhD
5 8 (0.78%) PMP
6 7 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.58%) CCIE
7 6 (0.58%) CISSP
8 4 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.29%) CCNP
9 3 (0.29%) ISACA
9 3 (0.29%) SANS
10 2 (0.19%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.19%) CISA
10 2 (0.19%) CISM
10 2 (0.19%) CLAS
10 2 (0.19%) ISEB
11 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (13.35%) Data Quality
2 15 (1.46%) ISO20022
3 14 (1.36%) MiFID
4 13 (1.27%) FATCA
5 10 (0.97%) QA
6 8 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (0.58%) Dublin Core
8 5 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.39%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.39%) SLA
10 2 (0.19%) COBIT
11 1 (0.097%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.097%) EMIR
11 1 (0.097%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.097%) Solvency II
System Software
1 32 (3.12%) Apache Flume
2 23 (2.24%) HDFS
3 10 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.68%) vCloud
5 6 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.49%) Docker
7 4 (0.39%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.39%) Samba
7 4 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.19%) Btrfs
9 1 (0.097%) NFS
9 1 (0.097%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.097%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.097%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.097%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (0.88%) Oozie
2 7 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
3 6 (0.58%) DBAmp
4 5 (0.49%) Ambari
4 5 (0.49%) BladeLogic
4 5 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.49%) Puppet
5 4 (0.39%) Graphite
5 4 (0.39%) logstash
6 3 (0.29%) Ansible
6 3 (0.29%) Control-M
7 2 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.097%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.097%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.097%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.097%) Kibana
8 1 (0.097%) MOM
8 1 (0.097%) Rsyslog
8 1 (0.097%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 145 (14.13%) Oracle
2 75 (7.31%) Microsoft
3 62 (6.04%) SAP
4 49 (4.78%) IBM
5 40 (3.90%) Tableau
6 39 (3.80%) Informatica
7 32 (3.12%) Teradata
8 31 (3.02%) Hortonworks
9 26 (2.53%) Cloudera
10 22 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
11 20 (1.95%) VMware
12 18 (1.75%) Ab Initio
13 17 (1.66%) Netezza
14 16 (1.56%) Talend
15 13 (1.27%) Cisco
16 10 (0.97%) Sybase
17 7 (0.68%) Cognos
17 7 (0.68%) GoldenSource
17 7 (0.68%) MuleSoft
18 6 (0.58%) TIBCO
London
Red10
Rate: £590 - £650 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £485.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
LEXSTRA
Rate: £85000 - £95000 per day + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TDA Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago