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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Architect
Rank 316 390 322
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -68
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 328 219 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.40% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.43% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 135 162
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£538 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% +9.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £375 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £57.50 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £72.50

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
51450 50956 44853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.28% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31225 31058 25652
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2017 2017 2210
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
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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 +70 306 £550 - 55
London +24 139 £550 -4.34% 34
South East +30 67 £475 - 8
City of London +12 27 £575 -8.00% 8
North West -9 22 £600 +33.33% 4
West Midlands +1 19 £425 -5.55% 3
East of England +36 17 £525 -2.32% 2
South West +11 17 £535 -8.93% 1
Berkshire +4 16 £400 -27.27% 1
Scotland +10 14 £525 -4.54%
East Midlands +10 10 £650 +30.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 10 £463 +2.77% 1
East Sussex 0 10 £453 -32.96% 1
Milton Keynes -1 10 £463 +2.77% 1
Yorkshire -15 10 £438 +2.94% 2
Hampshire -6 8 £475 +2.59% 2
Lancashire - 8 £625 -
Wiltshire +16 7 £600 +11.62%
Hertfordshire +11 7 £450 - 1
Bedfordshire +6 7 £550 -12.00%
Reading +5 7 £325 -25.28% 1
Brighton 0 7 £430 -36.29% 1
West Yorkshire -10 7 £425 - 2
Manchester -14 7 £600 +45.45% 3
West Sussex -16 7 £550 +71.87% 2
Luton - 7 £550 -
Swindon +15 6 £600 +11.62%
Surrey +3 6 £600 +50.00%
Leeds -13 6 £438 +2.94% 1
Blackpool - 6 £625 -

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 341 (55.99%) Data Modelling
2 251 (41.22%) Data Architecture
3 202 (33.17%) Data Warehouse
4 169 (27.75%) Finance
5 155 (25.45%) Business Intelligence
6 134 (22.00%) Oracle
7 128 (21.02%) ETL
8 127 (20.85%) Banking
8 127 (20.85%) Data Management
9 121 (19.87%) Big Data
10 118 (19.38%) Data Governance
11 111 (18.23%) Migration
12 108 (17.73%) SQL
13 96 (15.76%) SQL Server
14 89 (14.61%) Logical Data Model
15 87 (14.29%) Data Migration
16 85 (13.96%) Data Analysis
17 83 (13.63%) Hadoop
18 73 (11.99%) Analytics
19 64 (10.51%) Data Integration
20 63 (10.34%) IBM
21 59 (9.69%) Physical Data Model
22 57 (9.36%) Master Data Management
22 57 (9.36%) Microsoft
23 55 (9.03%) TOGAF
24 53 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
24 53 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
25 49 (8.05%) NoSQL
25 49 (8.05%) Information Architecture
26 48 (7.88%) Enterprise Architecture

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 30 (4.93%) Apache Pig
2 23 (3.78%) SAS
3 11 (1.81%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.64%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.15%) Apache Solr
6 5 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (0.82%) Mule
6 5 (0.82%) Apache
7 4 (0.66%) Node.js
8 2 (0.33%) CMS
8 2 (0.33%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.33%) IIS
8 2 (0.33%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.16%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.16%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.16%) nginx
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (1.15%) MS Excel
1 7 (1.15%) SPSS
2 5 (0.82%) PowerPivot
3 4 (0.66%) MS Office
4 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.64%) SAP CRM
2 7 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.82%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.33%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.49%) PaaS
6 2 (0.33%) IaaS
6 2 (0.33%) SaaS
6 2 (0.33%) Boomi
7 1 (0.16%) HP Helion
7 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.31%) LAN
1 8 (1.31%) WAN
2 7 (1.15%) Firewall
3 5 (0.82%) SAN
4 4 (0.66%) NAS
5 2 (0.33%) LDAP
6 1 (0.16%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.16%) VLAN
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.16%) VPN
6 1 (0.16%) DNS
6 1 (0.16%) DHCP
6 1 (0.16%) HTTP
6 1 (0.16%) Internet
6 1 (0.16%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (33.17%) Data Warehouse
2 121 (19.87%) Big Data
3 96 (15.76%) SQL Server
4 83 (13.63%) Hadoop
5 49 (8.05%) NoSQL
6 42 (6.90%) Apache Hive
7 31 (5.09%) MongoDB
8 30 (4.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 29 (4.76%) Relational Database
10 27 (4.43%) DB2
11 26 (4.27%) Apache Cassandra
12 25 (4.11%) DataStage
13 22 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 19 (3.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 18 (2.96%) HBase
15 18 (2.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 17 (2.79%) RDBMS
17 16 (2.63%) Oracle Database
18 15 (2.46%) MySQL
19 14 (2.30%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 46 (7.55%) ERwin
2 8 (1.31%) PowerDesigner
3 4 (0.66%) SoapUI
3 4 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (0.66%) Selenium
3 4 (0.66%) LoadUI
4 3 (0.49%) JIRA
4 3 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (0.49%) Toad
5 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
General
1 169 (27.75%) Finance
2 127 (20.85%) Banking
3 45 (7.39%) Investment Banking
4 42 (6.90%) Retail
5 22 (3.61%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.64%) Marketing
7 9 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.48%) Publishing
8 7 (1.15%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.99%) Games
10 5 (0.82%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.66%) Electronics
11 4 (0.66%) Legal
12 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.49%) Billing
13 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Local Government
13 1 (0.16%) Front Office
13 1 (0.16%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.60%) XML
2 24 (3.94%) .NET
3 14 (2.30%) Web Services
4 12 (1.97%) Middleware
5 9 (1.48%) SOAP
6 7 (1.15%) JSON
6 7 (1.15%) HTML
7 6 (0.99%) XSD
7 6 (0.99%) CSS
8 5 (0.82%) REST
8 5 (0.82%) XML Schema
9 4 (0.66%) Ember.js
9 4 (0.66%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (0.66%) Backbone.js
9 4 (0.66%) RESTful
9 4 (0.66%) MDX
9 4 (0.66%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.66%) Java EE
10 3 (0.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 64 (10.51%) Data Integration
2 53 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.78%) Data Structures
4 22 (3.61%) Management Information System
5 20 (3.28%) Reference Data
5 20 (3.28%) Visualisation
5 20 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (2.96%) Open Source
7 13 (2.13%) Taxonomies
8 11 (1.81%) Replication
9 7 (1.15%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.15%) FMCG
10 6 (0.99%) GIS
10 6 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (0.99%) Online Games
11 5 (0.82%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.82%) Derivative
11 5 (0.82%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.66%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 23 (3.78%) Linux
2 16 (2.63%) UNIX
3 15 (2.46%) Windows
4 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.16%) Solaris
4 1 (0.16%) zOS
4 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (55.99%) Data Modelling
2 251 (41.22%) Data Architecture
3 155 (25.45%) Business Intelligence
4 128 (21.02%) ETL
5 127 (20.85%) Data Management
6 118 (19.38%) Data Governance
7 111 (18.23%) Migration
8 89 (14.61%) Logical Data Model
9 87 (14.29%) Data Migration
10 85 (13.96%) Data Analysis
11 73 (11.99%) Analytics
12 59 (9.69%) Physical Data Model
13 57 (9.36%) Master Data Management
14 55 (9.03%) TOGAF
15 53 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
16 49 (8.05%) Information Architecture
17 48 (7.88%) Enterprise Architecture
17 48 (7.88%) SOA
18 45 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
19 34 (5.58%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 108 (17.73%) SQL
2 44 (7.22%) Java
3 16 (2.63%) C#
4 13 (2.13%) PL/SQL
4 13 (2.13%) T-SQL
5 11 (1.81%) C++
6 9 (1.48%) JavaScript
6 9 (1.48%) Shell Script
7 8 (1.31%) Python
8 7 (1.15%) R
9 6 (0.99%) C
9 6 (0.99%) PHP
9 6 (0.99%) Scala
10 5 (0.82%) Ruby
11 4 (0.66%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.33%) Perl
13 1 (0.16%) Rust
13 1 (0.16%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.16%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.16%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 26 (4.27%) Degree
2 23 (3.78%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.97%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.16%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.16%) ISEB
4 1 (0.16%) OCP
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.16%) PMP
4 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.40%) Data Quality
2 13 (2.13%) QA
3 8 (1.31%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.49%) COREP
4 3 (0.49%) FINREP
4 3 (0.49%) FATCA
System Software
1 18 (2.96%) Apache Flume
2 12 (1.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 12 (1.97%) HDFS
3 8 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.82%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.33%) Samba
6 2 (0.33%) NFS
7 1 (0.16%) Docker
7 1 (0.16%) GPFS
7 1 (0.16%) Ceph
7 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.16%) vCloud
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (1.97%) Oozie
2 7 (1.15%) Ambari
3 4 (0.66%) SCCM
3 4 (0.66%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.16%) Puppet
4 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.16%) Control-M
Vendors
1 134 (22.00%) Oracle
2 63 (10.34%) IBM
3 57 (9.36%) Microsoft
4 41 (6.73%) Teradata
5 38 (6.24%) SAP
6 28 (4.60%) Informatica
7 19 (3.12%) Netezza
8 18 (2.96%) Sybase
9 17 (2.79%) Cognos
10 14 (2.30%) Business Objects
11 13 (2.13%) HP
12 12 (1.97%) Trillium
13 11 (1.81%) Siebel
14 10 (1.64%) CA
14 10 (1.64%) Tableau
15 9 (1.48%) Hortonworks
16 8 (1.31%) VMware
16 8 (1.31%) webMethods
16 8 (1.31%) Embarcadero
16 8 (1.31%) Cisco
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