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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Architect
UK
Rank 254 271 289
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 393 426 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.89% 0.84% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.88% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 282 210
Median daily rate £554 £525 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +1.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £431 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £494
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £38.25
UK excluding London median 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
41727 48141 48107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.74% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27140 30642 30268
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1738 1911
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +10 382 £558 +6.19% 57
London +27 231 £575 -0.86% 29
South East -13 54 £525 +0.96% 12
City of London +18 44 £595 +13.33% 7
North West +24 24 £500 - 5
Berkshire +11 23 £419 -11.78% 2
South West +16 21 £550 - 5
West Midlands +2 17 £570 +23.24%
Manchester +25 16 £475 -5.00% 3
East of England -8 14 £525 -4.54% 3
Scotland +10 11 £513 +2.50%
Bedfordshire +6 10 £520 -9.56%
Edinburgh +6 8 £513 +2.50%
Buckinghamshire +2 8 £500 +25.00% 1
Hampshire +1 8 £575 -6.12% 5
Wiltshire +10 7 £525 -6.66% 1
East Midlands +8 7 £490 +8.88% 1
Swindon +12 6 £538 -4.44% 1
Nottinghamshire +11 6 £490 +8.88%
Reading +10 6 £382 -10.11% 1
Yorkshire +7 6 £525 +10.52% 2
West Sussex - 6 £545 -
West Yorkshire +19 5 £525 +16.66% 2
Surrey +14 5 £575 -11.53% 3
Gloucestershire +10 5 £630 +26.00% 2
Nottingham +8 5 £490 +8.88%
Bristol -5 5 £450 -18.18% 2
Coventry -10 5 £540 +16.75%
Southampton +10 4 £550 -38.88% 3
Bracknell -3 4 - - 1

Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 422 (46.22%) Data Modelling
2 316 (34.61%) Data Architecture
3 272 (29.79%) Big Data
4 233 (25.52%) Data Warehouse
5 217 (23.77%) Business Intelligence
5 217 (23.77%) Hadoop
6 201 (22.02%) Finance
7 191 (20.92%) Data Management
8 190 (20.81%) ETL
9 165 (18.07%) SQL
10 158 (17.31%) Analytics
11 154 (16.87%) Data Integration
12 141 (15.44%) Migration
13 139 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
14 130 (14.24%) Oracle
15 120 (13.14%) Banking
15 120 (13.14%) Data Quality
16 119 (13.03%) Data Governance
17 102 (11.17%) Apache Spark
18 100 (10.95%) SQL Server
19 94 (10.30%) TOGAF
20 93 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
21 92 (10.08%) Apache Hive
22 91 (9.97%) NoSQL
23 87 (9.53%) Data Migration
24 85 (9.31%) Retail
25 84 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
26 81 (8.87%) Logical Data Model
27 79 (8.65%) MongoDB
28 78 (8.54%) Data Analysis

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
1 102 (11.17%) Apache Spark
2 37 (4.05%) Apache Pig
3 25 (2.74%) Apache
3 25 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (2.08%) Apache Solr
5 17 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 11 (1.20%) SAS
7 10 (1.10%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.33%) Mule
9 3 (0.33%) Mule ESB
9 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.22%) JBoss
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.11%) FileNet
11 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.11%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 12 (1.31%) MS Office
4 9 (0.99%) MS Project
5 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 12 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.66%) Unica
4 5 (0.55%) SAP Retail
5 4 (0.44%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.22%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.11%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 52 (5.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (2.85%) PaaS
3 26 (2.85%) SaaS
4 12 (1.31%) Amazon EMR
5 10 (1.10%) Office 365
6 9 (0.99%) Amazon S3
6 9 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.99%) IaaS
7 8 (0.88%) Azure Machine Learning
7 8 (0.88%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.44%) Boomi
8 4 (0.44%) GitHub
9 3 (0.33%) Amazon Glacier
9 3 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.22%) Data Lake Analytics
10 2 (0.22%) iPaaS
11 1 (0.11%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.53%) HTTP
2 12 (1.31%) Firewall
3 11 (1.20%) WAN
4 10 (1.10%) SAN
5 9 (0.99%) LAN
6 8 (0.88%) Internet
6 8 (0.88%) MPLS
6 8 (0.88%) VPN
7 7 (0.77%) VoIP
8 6 (0.66%) DNS
8 6 (0.66%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.55%) BGP
9 5 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (0.55%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.55%) OSPF
10 3 (0.33%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (0.33%) IPsec
10 3 (0.33%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (29.79%) Big Data
2 233 (25.52%) Data Warehouse
3 217 (23.77%) Hadoop
4 100 (10.95%) SQL Server
5 92 (10.08%) Apache Hive
6 91 (9.97%) NoSQL
7 79 (8.65%) MongoDB
8 62 (6.79%) HBase
9 51 (5.59%) Relational Database
10 43 (4.71%) Apache Cassandra
11 41 (4.49%) QlikView
11 41 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 35 (3.83%) BusinessObjects
13 33 (3.61%) Power BI
14 32 (3.50%) Data Lake
15 30 (3.29%) Sqoop
16 29 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 26 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 22 (2.41%) OLAP
19 19 (2.08%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 38 (4.16%) ERwin
2 21 (2.30%) Talend Open Studio
3 10 (1.10%) PowerDesigner
4 9 (0.99%) JIRA
5 5 (0.55%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.44%) Selenium
7 3 (0.33%) JMeter
7 3 (0.33%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.22%) MagicDraw
8 2 (0.22%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Continuum
9 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.11%) SoapUI
General
1 201 (22.02%) Finance
2 120 (13.14%) Banking
3 85 (9.31%) Retail
4 34 (3.72%) Investment Banking
5 29 (3.18%) Marketing
5 29 (3.18%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.75%) Legal
7 9 (0.99%) Manufacturing
7 9 (0.99%) Publishing
7 9 (0.99%) Retail Banking
8 8 (0.88%) Financial Institution
8 8 (0.88%) Law
9 5 (0.55%) Advertising
9 5 (0.55%) Back Office
9 5 (0.55%) Local Government
10 4 (0.44%) Electronics
10 4 (0.44%) Games
11 2 (0.22%) Front Office
12 1 (0.11%) Automotive
12 1 (0.11%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (5.48%) Kafka
2 47 (5.15%) XML
3 31 (3.40%) Web Services
4 29 (3.18%) .NET
5 24 (2.63%) REST
6 21 (2.30%) XSD
7 15 (1.64%) Middleware
8 14 (1.53%) RESTful
8 14 (1.53%) SOAP
9 12 (1.31%) J2EE
10 11 (1.20%) XML Schema
11 10 (1.10%) HTML
11 10 (1.10%) JSON
12 8 (0.88%) XSLT
13 7 (0.77%) scikit-learn
14 6 (0.66%) CSS
14 6 (0.66%) FIX Protocol
15 5 (0.55%) XML Messaging
16 4 (0.44%) FIXML
16 4 (0.44%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 154 (16.87%) Data Integration
2 84 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 57 (6.24%) Management Information System
5 56 (6.13%) Visualisation
6 47 (5.15%) Data Structures
7 45 (4.93%) Reference Data
8 23 (2.52%) Computer Science
9 21 (2.30%) Statistics
10 18 (1.97%) Taxonomies
11 17 (1.86%) Ontologies
12 14 (1.53%) Replication
12 14 (1.53%) User Experience
13 12 (1.31%) Credit Risk
13 12 (1.31%) Mathematics
14 10 (1.10%) Mainframe
15 8 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 8 (0.88%) N-Tier
16 7 (0.77%) Algorithms
16 7 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (4.05%) Windows
2 34 (3.72%) Linux
3 32 (3.50%) Unix
4 9 (0.99%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.44%) AIX
5 4 (0.44%) Solaris
6 2 (0.22%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.11%) Android
7 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.11%) HPUX
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (46.22%) Data Modelling
2 316 (34.61%) Data Architecture
3 217 (23.77%) Business Intelligence
4 191 (20.92%) Data Management
5 190 (20.81%) ETL
6 158 (17.31%) Analytics
7 141 (15.44%) Migration
8 139 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
9 119 (13.03%) Data Governance
10 94 (10.30%) TOGAF
11 93 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 87 (9.53%) Data Migration
13 81 (8.87%) Logical Data Model
14 78 (8.54%) Data Analysis
15 67 (7.34%) Physical Data Model
16 66 (7.23%) Enterprise Architecture
17 60 (6.57%) Master Data Management
17 60 (6.57%) SOA
18 52 (5.70%) Open Source
19 43 (4.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 165 (18.07%) SQL
2 64 (7.01%) Java
3 57 (6.24%) Python
4 36 (3.94%) R
5 33 (3.61%) Scala
6 16 (1.75%) T-SQL
7 10 (1.10%) Perl
8 9 (0.99%) C++
8 9 (0.99%) PL/SQL
9 8 (0.88%) SPARQL
10 7 (0.77%) C
10 7 (0.77%) C#
11 5 (0.55%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.44%) PHP
12 4 (0.44%) Ruby
13 2 (0.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.22%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.22%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.11%) Delphi
14 1 (0.11%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 70 (7.67%) Security Cleared
2 61 (6.68%) Degree
3 52 (5.70%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.20%) PhD
5 8 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (0.88%) PMP
6 7 (0.77%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.66%) CCIE
8 4 (0.44%) CCNP
8 4 (0.44%) CISSP
9 3 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.33%) ISACA
9 3 (0.33%) SANS
10 2 (0.22%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.22%) CCNA
11 1 (0.11%) CCDP
11 1 (0.11%) ISEB
11 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (13.14%) Data Quality
2 22 (2.41%) ISO20022
3 16 (1.75%) MiFID
4 14 (1.53%) FATCA
5 9 (0.99%) QA
6 7 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (0.66%) Dublin Core
8 4 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.44%) SLA
9 3 (0.33%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.22%) COBIT
11 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.11%) EMIR
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (3.40%) Apache Flume
2 15 (1.64%) HDFS
3 6 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.55%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.44%) vCloud
5 4 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.33%) Samba
7 2 (0.22%) Btrfs
7 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.11%) NFS
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (1.42%) Oozie
2 7 (0.77%) Hadoop YARN
3 5 (0.55%) Ambari
3 5 (0.55%) Puppet
4 3 (0.33%) Ansible
4 3 (0.33%) Graphite
4 3 (0.33%) logstash
5 2 (0.22%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.22%) Control-M
6 1 (0.11%) DBAmp
6 1 (0.11%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.11%) Kibana
6 1 (0.11%) MOM
6 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.11%) Rsyslog
6 1 (0.11%) SCCM
6 1 (0.11%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 130 (14.24%) Oracle
2 66 (7.23%) Microsoft
3 65 (7.12%) SAP
4 43 (4.71%) Tableau
5 39 (4.27%) Informatica
6 32 (3.50%) IBM
7 31 (3.40%) Hortonworks
8 30 (3.29%) Cloudera
9 26 (2.85%) Teradata
10 21 (2.30%) Talend
11 19 (2.08%) Netezza
12 17 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
13 16 (1.75%) Cisco
14 15 (1.64%) MapR
14 15 (1.64%) Splunk
15 13 (1.42%) Ab Initio
16 12 (1.31%) Cognos
17 11 (1.20%) Sybase
17 11 (1.20%) VMware
18 10 (1.10%) Nuix
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