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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Architect
Rank 345 349 409
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +60
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 297 247 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.48% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.51% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 158 94
Average daily rate
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£525 £525 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £679 £675 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £490 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £38.25 - £32.50
UK excluding London average 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
51736 48200 47778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.67% 92.73% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32633 29179 26851
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2090 2095 2514
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 21 November 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 21 November 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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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 +6 271 £525 - 44
London -5 147 £550 - 19
South East -13 30 £500 -9.09% 9
East of England +13 29 £475 - 5
City of London -1 29 £563 - 6
South West -32 28 £463 -7.50% 6
Suffolk - 18 £475 -
Scotland -17 12 £500 +11.11% 1
Edinburgh -6 11 £500 +17.64%
North West +2 10 £500 +11.07%
Oxfordshire - 10 £538 -
Ipswich - 10 £475 -
West Midlands -11 9 £450 +2.85%
Essex - 8 £550 - 2
East Midlands +8 7 £525 -22.22% 3
Berkshire 0 6 £463 -15.90% 5
Bristol -18 6 £413 -13.15% 1
Cheshire - 6 £500 -
Wales - 6 £550 - 1
South Wales - 6 £550 - 1
Yorkshire -6 4 £438 - 2
Manchester -8 4 £525 +23.52%
Brentwood - 4 - - 2
Surrey -5 3 £550 +57.14%
Hampshire -21 3 £450 -33.33% 2
West Yorkshire 0 2 £438 - 2
Midlands 0 2 £750 -
Slough -11 2 £475 -11.62% 3
Milton Keynes -13 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -13 2 - - 1

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 288 (50.70%) Data Modelling
2 251 (44.19%) Data Architecture
3 151 (26.58%) Data Warehouse
4 137 (24.12%) Oracle
5 135 (23.77%) Business Intelligence
6 129 (22.71%) Finance
6 129 (22.71%) Data Management
7 125 (22.01%) Migration
8 110 (19.37%) SQL Server
9 97 (17.08%) Data Governance
10 95 (16.73%) SQL
11 93 (16.37%) Big Data
12 86 (15.14%) Banking
12 86 (15.14%) Master Data Management
12 86 (15.14%) Logical Data Model
13 80 (14.08%) Data Migration
14 73 (12.85%) ETL
15 70 (12.32%) Analytics
16 68 (11.97%) Hadoop
16 68 (11.97%) Microsoft
17 66 (11.62%) Data Analysis
18 64 (11.27%) Physical Data Model
19 62 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
20 58 (10.21%) TOGAF
21 43 (7.57%) NoSQL
21 43 (7.57%) Data Structures
22 42 (7.39%) Enterprise Architecture
23 40 (7.04%) Data Integration
23 40 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
24 37 (6.51%) Retail

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 16 (2.82%) Apache Pig
2 10 (1.76%) Apache Spark
3 9 (1.58%) Oracle Coherence
4 8 (1.41%) SAS
5 6 (1.06%) Apache
6 5 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.53%) Drupal
7 3 (0.53%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.53%) Magnolia
8 2 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.35%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (0.35%) Mule
8 2 (0.35%) IIS
8 2 (0.35%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.18%) CICS
9 1 (0.18%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (2.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.23%) MS Office
3 4 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.53%) SPSS
5 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.88%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.53%) SAP Payroll
4 3 (0.53%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.53%) ResourceLink
4 3 (0.53%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.35%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.35%) Demantra
5 2 (0.35%) JDE World
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.58%) SaaS
2 7 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.70%) PaaS
4 3 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.35%) IaaS
5 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.18%) ElastiCache
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.40%) SAN
2 17 (2.99%) NAS
3 8 (1.41%) LAN
3 8 (1.41%) WAN
4 7 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (1.23%) Firewall
5 4 (0.70%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (0.53%) LDAP
6 3 (0.53%) IP Telephony
6 3 (0.53%) Network Security
6 3 (0.53%) Internet
7 2 (0.35%) MVNO
8 1 (0.18%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.18%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.18%) VoIP
8 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.18%) VPN
8 1 (0.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (26.58%) Data Warehouse
2 110 (19.37%) SQL Server
3 93 (16.37%) Big Data
4 68 (11.97%) Hadoop
5 43 (7.57%) NoSQL
6 36 (6.34%) MongoDB
6 36 (6.34%) Relational Database
7 33 (5.81%) Oracle Database
8 28 (4.93%) Apache Hive
9 27 (4.75%) DB2
10 24 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
11 21 (3.70%) Data Mining
12 20 (3.52%) Apache Cassandra
13 19 (3.35%) MySQL
13 19 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 18 (3.17%) RDBMS
15 16 (2.82%) Couchbase
16 14 (2.46%) Crystal Reports
16 14 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
17 13 (2.29%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 25 (4.40%) ERwin
2 10 (1.76%) Visual Studio
3 9 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.88%) PowerDesigner
4 5 (0.88%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.53%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.18%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.18%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.18%) NuGet
7 1 (0.18%) NCover
7 1 (0.18%) StyleCop
7 1 (0.18%) MSTest
7 1 (0.18%) NDepend
7 1 (0.18%) JUnit
7 1 (0.18%) Toad
7 1 (0.18%) XMLSpy
7 1 (0.18%) MSI
7 1 (0.18%) JMeter
General
1 129 (22.71%) Finance
2 86 (15.14%) Banking
3 37 (6.51%) Retail
4 27 (4.75%) Investment Banking
5 22 (3.87%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.29%) Retail Banking
7 10 (1.76%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.06%) Back Office
9 6 (1.06%) Games
10 5 (0.88%) Marketing
11 3 (0.53%) Legal
11 3 (0.53%) Automotive
11 3 (0.53%) French Language
12 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.35%) Front Office
12 2 (0.35%) Billing
13 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.18%) Local Government
13 1 (0.18%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.63%) XML
2 16 (2.82%) Web Services
3 10 (1.76%) XSLT
4 9 (1.58%) .NET
5 8 (1.41%) XSD
5 8 (1.41%) FpML
6 7 (1.23%) JSON
6 7 (1.23%) Middleware
7 6 (1.06%) SOAP
7 6 (1.06%) REST
8 3 (0.53%) HTML
8 3 (0.53%) XML Schema
9 2 (0.35%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.35%) JSP
9 2 (0.35%) J2EE
9 2 (0.35%) Struts
9 2 (0.35%) jBPM
9 2 (0.35%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.35%) Java EE
9 2 (0.35%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 62 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (7.57%) Data Structures
3 40 (7.04%) Data Integration
4 33 (5.81%) Management Information System
5 24 (4.23%) Reference Data
6 23 (4.05%) Open Source
7 20 (3.52%) Visualisation
8 13 (2.29%) Data Extraction
8 13 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (2.29%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.76%) Enterprise Storage
10 8 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.41%) Replication
11 7 (1.23%) Pharmacovigilance
12 5 (0.88%) Online Games
12 5 (0.88%) Taxonomies
12 5 (0.88%) Derivative
13 4 (0.70%) CESG
13 4 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (0.70%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 36 (6.34%) UNIX
2 28 (4.93%) Linux
3 20 (3.52%) Windows
4 14 (2.46%) Solaris
5 11 (1.94%) AIX
6 10 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.35%) HPUX
11 1 (0.18%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (50.70%) Data Modelling
2 251 (44.19%) Data Architecture
3 135 (23.77%) Business Intelligence
4 129 (22.71%) Data Management
5 125 (22.01%) Migration
6 97 (17.08%) Data Governance
7 86 (15.14%) Master Data Management
7 86 (15.14%) Logical Data Model
8 80 (14.08%) Data Migration
9 73 (12.85%) ETL
10 70 (12.32%) Analytics
11 66 (11.62%) Data Analysis
12 64 (11.27%) Physical Data Model
13 58 (10.21%) TOGAF
14 42 (7.39%) Enterprise Architecture
15 40 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
16 37 (6.51%) Project Management
16 37 (6.51%) Data Mapping
17 34 (5.99%) SOA
18 33 (5.81%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 95 (16.73%) SQL
2 25 (4.40%) T-SQL
3 21 (3.70%) Java
3 21 (3.70%) PL/SQL
4 17 (2.99%) Shell Script
5 10 (1.76%) C#
6 8 (1.41%) Python
7 5 (0.88%) C
7 5 (0.88%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.70%) Ruby
9 3 (0.53%) Scala
9 3 (0.53%) C++
10 2 (0.35%) R
10 2 (0.35%) XPath
10 2 (0.35%) PHP
11 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.18%) VB
11 1 (0.18%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 28 (4.93%) Degree
2 23 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.52%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.70%) ISEB
5 3 (0.53%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.18%) MCSE
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.18%) OCP
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.18%) PMP
6 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.93%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.35%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) Basel III
3 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.18%) SLA
3 1 (0.18%) COREP
3 1 (0.18%) FINREP
System Software
1 21 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
2 20 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 11 (1.94%) Apache Flume
5 8 (1.41%) HDFS
6 5 (0.88%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.70%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.53%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.18%) XenApp
9 1 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (2.46%) Oozie
2 7 (1.23%) Data Guard
2 7 (1.23%) Ambari
3 6 (1.06%) SCCM
4 4 (0.70%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.53%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.35%) Puppet
6 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.18%) SCOM
7 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.18%) PureDisk
7 1 (0.18%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 137 (24.12%) Oracle
2 68 (11.97%) Microsoft
3 36 (6.34%) Sybase
3 36 (6.34%) SAP
4 33 (5.81%) Teradata
5 28 (4.93%) Informatica
6 24 (4.23%) Cisco
6 24 (4.23%) VMware
7 17 (2.99%) IBM
8 11 (1.94%) Cognos
9 10 (1.76%) Netezza
9 10 (1.76%) Hortonworks
10 9 (1.58%) Cloudera
10 9 (1.58%) MapR
10 9 (1.58%) Siebel
10 9 (1.58%) Business Objects
11 8 (1.41%) HP
12 7 (1.23%) Sun
13 5 (0.88%) Citrix
13 5 (0.88%) EMC
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £440 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hanson Regan Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £660 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Romford
The People Network
Rate: £70000 - £95000 per day + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Rate: £70000 - £95000 per day + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 18 days ago