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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Architect
Rank 367 371 423
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +52
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 259 226 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.43% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.46% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 146 102
Average daily rate
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£550 £500 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £653 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +21 244 £550 +10.00% 39
London +37 138 £575 +4.54% 20
City of London +32 29 £650 +8.33% 5
South East +2 28 £494 +9.72% 4
West Midlands -8 17 £450 -5.26%
East of England -18 17 £475 -13.63% 3
North West - 14 £500 - 3
South West -54 13 £475 -2.56% 8
Yorkshire +7 11 £425 +6.25% 1
West Yorkshire +11 9 £425 - 1
Canary Wharf - 8 - -
Cheshire - 8 £500 -
Scotland -23 7 £413 +3.12% 2
Bristol -13 6 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £575 -
Warrington - 6 £500 -
Leeds +2 4 £425 -
Essex - 4 £500 - 2
Berkshire +2 3 £638 +18.60%
Docklands, London +15 2 £775 +10.71%
West Sussex +3 2 £456 +5.79%
Surrey -8 2 £368 -2.00%
Oxford - 2 £575 -
Brentwood - 2 £600 - 2
Reading +14 1 £800 +88.23%
Guildford +1 1 £400 -15.78%
Buckinghamshire -10 1 - -
Milton Keynes -11 1 - -
Glasgow -14 1 £400 - 2
Manchester - 1 £500 - 1

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 253 (53.26%) Data Modelling
2 205 (43.16%) Data Architecture
3 142 (29.89%) Data Warehouse
4 111 (23.37%) Oracle
5 107 (22.53%) Finance
5 107 (22.53%) Data Management
6 95 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 92 (19.37%) SQL Server
8 88 (18.53%) Migration
9 83 (17.47%) SQL
10 78 (16.42%) Data Governance
10 78 (16.42%) Big Data
11 75 (15.79%) Master Data Management
12 71 (14.95%) Analytics
12 71 (14.95%) ETL
12 71 (14.95%) Banking
13 66 (13.89%) TOGAF
14 63 (13.26%) Hadoop
15 59 (12.42%) Data Migration
16 53 (11.16%) Microsoft
17 44 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
18 43 (9.05%) Relational Database
19 41 (8.63%) Agile Software Development
20 40 (8.42%) Data Analysis
21 39 (8.21%) Data Integration
21 39 (8.21%) Enterprise Architecture
22 36 (7.58%) MongoDB
23 35 (7.37%) Investment Banking
23 35 (7.37%) XML
24 34 (7.16%) Security Cleared

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 9 (1.89%) Apache Pig
2 6 (1.26%) Apache
2 6 (1.26%) Oracle Coherence
3 5 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (1.05%) SAS
4 4 (0.84%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.84%) Drupal
4 4 (0.84%) Magnolia
5 2 (0.42%) IIS
5 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.42%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.42%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.21%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.21%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.21%) CICS
Applications
1 15 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.05%) MS Office
3 4 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.42%) MS Project
4 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) Stata
5 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.63%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.42%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (0.42%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.21%) JDE World
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.21%) Demantra
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.21%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.21%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.68%) SaaS
2 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.84%) PaaS
4 3 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.42%) IaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.84%) SAN
2 16 (3.37%) NAS
3 8 (1.68%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (1.05%) OpenLDAP
4 5 (1.05%) Network Security
4 5 (1.05%) Internet
5 4 (0.84%) WAN
5 4 (0.84%) LAN
5 4 (0.84%) LDAP
6 3 (0.63%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.63%) DNS
7 1 (0.21%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.21%) OpenFlow
7 1 (0.21%) 4G
7 1 (0.21%) RANAP
7 1 (0.21%) Firewall
7 1 (0.21%) 3G
7 1 (0.21%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.21%) VPN
7 1 (0.21%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (29.89%) Data Warehouse
2 92 (19.37%) SQL Server
3 78 (16.42%) Big Data
4 63 (13.26%) Hadoop
5 43 (9.05%) Relational Database
6 36 (7.58%) MongoDB
7 32 (6.74%) NoSQL
8 27 (5.68%) Oracle Database
9 23 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 22 (4.63%) Data Mining
11 19 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (4.00%) DB2
11 19 (4.00%) RDBMS
12 17 (3.58%) MySQL
13 16 (3.37%) Apache Hive
14 15 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
14 15 (3.16%) Oracle Database 11g
15 14 (2.95%) DataStage
16 12 (2.53%) Couchbase
17 11 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (5.26%) ERwin
2 11 (2.32%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.32%) PowerDesigner
3 10 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.68%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.63%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.63%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.42%) JUnit
7 2 (0.42%) MSI
8 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.21%) JMeter
8 1 (0.21%) Subversion
8 1 (0.21%) Maven
8 1 (0.21%) PVCS
8 1 (0.21%) XMLSpy
8 1 (0.21%) Toad
General
1 107 (22.53%) Finance
2 71 (14.95%) Banking
3 35 (7.37%) Investment Banking
4 23 (4.84%) Retail
5 17 (3.58%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (2.32%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.68%) Retail Banking
8 7 (1.47%) Marketing
9 4 (0.84%) Games
10 3 (0.63%) Legal
10 3 (0.63%) Front Office
11 2 (0.42%) Billing
11 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.42%) Back Office
11 2 (0.42%) Automotive
12 1 (0.21%) French Language
12 1 (0.21%) Law
12 1 (0.21%) Advertising
12 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.37%) XML
2 13 (2.74%) Web Services
3 10 (2.11%) XSLT
3 10 (2.11%) JSON
4 9 (1.89%) .NET
5 8 (1.68%) XSD
6 6 (1.26%) SOAP
6 6 (1.26%) FpML
7 5 (1.05%) XML Schema
8 4 (0.84%) REST
9 3 (0.63%) Apache Camel
9 3 (0.63%) Middleware
10 2 (0.42%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (0.42%) JSP
10 2 (0.42%) Struts
10 2 (0.42%) HTML
10 2 (0.42%) J2EE
10 2 (0.42%) JSF
10 2 (0.42%) RichFaces
10 2 (0.42%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (8.21%) Data Integration
3 26 (5.47%) Management Information System
4 20 (4.21%) Open Source
5 19 (4.00%) Reference Data
6 17 (3.58%) Visualisation
7 16 (3.37%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.89%) Data Extraction
9 8 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (1.68%) Pharmacovigilance
9 8 (1.68%) Enterprise Storage
10 7 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.26%) Clustering
11 6 (1.26%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (1.26%) Taxonomies
11 6 (1.26%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (0.84%) CESG
12 4 (0.84%) GIS
12 4 (0.84%) Mashup
13 3 (0.63%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 23 (4.84%) UNIX
2 22 (4.63%) Windows
3 17 (3.58%) Solaris
3 17 (3.58%) Linux
4 16 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (2.74%) AIX
6 10 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.42%) HPUX
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.21%) Android
10 1 (0.21%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.21%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (53.26%) Data Modelling
2 205 (43.16%) Data Architecture
3 107 (22.53%) Data Management
4 95 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 88 (18.53%) Migration
6 78 (16.42%) Data Governance
7 75 (15.79%) Master Data Management
8 71 (14.95%) Analytics
8 71 (14.95%) ETL
9 66 (13.89%) TOGAF
10 59 (12.42%) Data Migration
11 41 (8.63%) Agile Software Development
12 40 (8.42%) Data Analysis
13 39 (8.21%) Enterprise Architecture
14 29 (6.11%) Project Management
15 28 (5.89%) Data Mapping
16 27 (5.68%) SOA
17 24 (5.05%) Data Security
17 24 (5.05%) Business Analysis
17 24 (5.05%) UML
Programming Languages
1 83 (17.47%) SQL
2 20 (4.21%) Java
3 15 (3.16%) T-SQL
4 7 (1.47%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.05%) Python
5 5 (1.05%) C
5 5 (1.05%) C++
6 3 (0.63%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.63%) C#
7 2 (0.42%) XPath
7 2 (0.42%) R
8 1 (0.21%) Scala
8 1 (0.21%) PHP
8 1 (0.21%) VB
8 1 (0.21%) ABAP
8 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (7.16%) Security Cleared
2 24 (5.05%) SC Cleared
3 23 (4.84%) Degree
4 7 (1.47%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.84%) MCSE
7 3 (0.63%) ISEB
8 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.42%) SLA
2 2 (0.42%) QA
2 2 (0.42%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.21%) COREP
3 1 (0.21%) FINREP
3 1 (0.21%) Basel III
3 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 25 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
2 22 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.68%) VMware ESX
5 7 (1.47%) Apache Flume
5 7 (1.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (1.47%) Active Directory
6 6 (1.26%) HDFS
7 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (1.89%) Data Guard
2 8 (1.68%) Tivoli
3 7 (1.47%) Oozie
4 6 (1.26%) Ambari
5 3 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.42%) SCCM
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 111 (23.37%) Oracle
2 53 (11.16%) Microsoft
3 33 (6.95%) Informatica
4 28 (5.89%) VMware
5 27 (5.68%) Teradata
6 26 (5.47%) IBM
7 21 (4.42%) SAP
8 19 (4.00%) Cisco
9 16 (3.37%) Sybase
10 11 (2.32%) Netezza
10 11 (2.32%) Ab Initio
11 9 (1.89%) CA
12 8 (1.68%) Sun
12 8 (1.68%) Business Objects
12 8 (1.68%) Cognos
12 8 (1.68%) Talend
13 7 (1.47%) MapR
13 7 (1.47%) Tableau
13 7 (1.47%) Hortonworks
13 7 (1.47%) Cloudera
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Posted: 23 hours ago
South West
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
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Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Venturi
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Montash
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £65000 - £75000 per annum + on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Steria Recruitment Limited
Rate: Market rates [negotiable]
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Montash
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £650 - £720 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood
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Rate: £70000 - £90000 per day + Bonus, Pension, Medical
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