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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Architect
Rank 364 395 328
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -67
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 268 190 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.36% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.39% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 127 141
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£525 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £460 £500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £72.50
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
50225 48710 42844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.47% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31072 30211 24612
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 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1971 1993 2105
Average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +64 257 £525 -4.54% 46
London +16 119 £600 - 28
South East +23 51 £500 +11.11% 7
North West -11 23 £505 +12.22% 3
South West +19 20 £520 -11.48% 4
City of London -14 18 £588 -6.00% 7
West Midlands -1 16 £438 +1.74%
Berkshire +7 12 £481 +39.49% 2
East of England +7 11 £525 -16.00% 1
Hampshire +7 9 £473 -1.35%
East Sussex -8 8 £430 -36.29%
East Midlands - 8 £550 - 1
Wiltshire +5 7 £600 +10.34% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 7 £531 +18.05% 2
Manchester -15 7 £650 +73.33% 3
Yorkshire -17 7 £450 +5.88% 1
Lancashire - 7 £625 -
Swindon +14 6 £600 +11.62% 1
Bedfordshire +8 6 £550 -12.00%
Surrey +6 6 £600 +77.77%
Milton Keynes +6 6 £463 +2.77% 2
Dorset - 6 £510 - 1
Gloucestershire -5 5 £520 +48.57% 1
Brighton -6 5 £430 -36.29%
Blackpool - 5 £625 -
Bournemouth - 5 £510 - 1
Cheltenham - 5 £520 -
Luton - 5 £550 -
West Sussex - 5 £525 - 1
Reading +9 4 £488 +41.30% 2

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 331 (57.47%) Data Modelling
2 244 (42.36%) Data Architecture
3 203 (35.24%) Data Warehouse
4 172 (29.86%) Finance
5 149 (25.87%) Business Intelligence
6 133 (23.09%) ETL
7 123 (21.35%) Data Management
8 116 (20.14%) Banking
8 116 (20.14%) Oracle
9 109 (18.92%) Big Data
10 104 (18.06%) Data Governance
11 103 (17.88%) SQL
12 98 (17.01%) Migration
13 93 (16.15%) Logical Data Model
14 87 (15.10%) SQL Server
15 81 (14.06%) Data Analysis
15 81 (14.06%) Data Migration
16 70 (12.15%) Hadoop
17 69 (11.98%) Analytics
18 64 (11.11%) Data Integration
18 64 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
19 60 (10.42%) IBM
19 60 (10.42%) Physical Data Model
20 55 (9.55%) TOGAF
21 50 (8.68%) Microsoft
21 50 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
22 49 (8.51%) Investment Banking
22 49 (8.51%) Enterprise Architecture
23 47 (8.16%) Master Data Management
24 46 (7.99%) ERwin

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 26 (4.51%) SAS
2 24 (4.17%) Apache Pig
3 11 (1.91%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.56%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.04%) Apache Solr
6 5 (0.87%) Apache
7 4 (0.69%) Node.js
8 3 (0.52%) Mule
9 2 (0.35%) IIS
9 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.35%) CMS
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.35%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.17%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.17%) nginx
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (1.39%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.04%) SPSS
3 5 (0.87%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.69%) MS Office
4 4 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.87%) Oracle Retail
1 5 (0.87%) SAP CRM
1 5 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.35%) SAP MDM
2 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.35%) Boomi
6 1 (0.17%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.69%) WAN
1 4 (0.69%) LAN
2 3 (0.52%) Firewall
3 2 (0.35%) LDAP
3 2 (0.35%) SAN
3 2 (0.35%) VPN
4 1 (0.17%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.17%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.17%) xDSL
4 1 (0.17%) NAS
4 1 (0.17%) VLAN
4 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.17%) SDH
4 1 (0.17%) DNS
4 1 (0.17%) Internet
4 1 (0.17%) DMZ
4 1 (0.17%) MPLS
4 1 (0.17%) DHCP
4 1 (0.17%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (35.24%) Data Warehouse
2 109 (18.92%) Big Data
3 87 (15.10%) SQL Server
4 70 (12.15%) Hadoop
5 45 (7.81%) NoSQL
6 33 (5.73%) Apache Hive
7 32 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 32 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 26 (4.51%) MongoDB
10 24 (4.17%) DataStage
11 23 (3.99%) DB2
11 23 (3.99%) Apache Cassandra
12 19 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 19 (3.30%) RDBMS
13 15 (2.60%) HBase
14 13 (2.26%) MySQL
15 12 (2.08%) Data Mining
15 12 (2.08%) Sqoop
15 12 (2.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 46 (7.99%) ERwin
2 8 (1.39%) PowerDesigner
3 4 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (0.69%) Selenium
3 4 (0.69%) LoadUI
3 4 (0.69%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (0.52%) JIRA
4 3 (0.52%) Toad
5 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 172 (29.86%) Finance
2 116 (20.14%) Banking
3 49 (8.51%) Investment Banking
4 38 (6.60%) Retail
5 21 (3.65%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.08%) Marketing
7 10 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.74%) Publishing
8 9 (1.56%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.87%) Electronics
9 5 (0.87%) Legal
9 5 (0.87%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.69%) Games
11 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.35%) Billing
13 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Law
13 1 (0.17%) Front Office
13 1 (0.17%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.86%) XML
2 22 (3.82%) .NET
3 17 (2.95%) Web Services
4 14 (2.43%) Middleware
5 9 (1.56%) HTML
5 9 (1.56%) SOAP
6 8 (1.39%) JSON
7 6 (1.04%) XSD
7 6 (1.04%) CSS
7 6 (1.04%) XML Schema
7 6 (1.04%) REST
8 4 (0.69%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.69%) MDX
8 4 (0.69%) RESTful
8 4 (0.69%) Ember.js
8 4 (0.69%) AngularJS
8 4 (0.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (0.69%) Backbone.js
9 3 (0.52%) MLlib
9 3 (0.52%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 64 (11.11%) Data Integration
2 50 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.34%) Data Structures
4 21 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (3.47%) Visualisation
6 19 (3.30%) Reference Data
7 17 (2.95%) Management Information System
8 15 (2.60%) Taxonomies
9 11 (1.91%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.39%) Replication
11 7 (1.22%) FMCG
11 7 (1.22%) GIS
12 6 (1.04%) Mainframe
12 6 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (1.04%) Computer Science
13 5 (0.87%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.87%) DTV
14 4 (0.69%) NHS
14 4 (0.69%) Equities
14 4 (0.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (3.30%) Linux
2 10 (1.74%) Windows
3 7 (1.22%) UNIX
4 1 (0.17%) zOS
4 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (57.47%) Data Modelling
2 244 (42.36%) Data Architecture
3 149 (25.87%) Business Intelligence
4 133 (23.09%) ETL
5 123 (21.35%) Data Management
6 104 (18.06%) Data Governance
7 98 (17.01%) Migration
8 93 (16.15%) Logical Data Model
9 81 (14.06%) Data Analysis
9 81 (14.06%) Data Migration
10 69 (11.98%) Analytics
11 64 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
12 60 (10.42%) Physical Data Model
13 55 (9.55%) TOGAF
14 49 (8.51%) Enterprise Architecture
15 47 (8.16%) Master Data Management
16 41 (7.12%) SOA
16 41 (7.12%) Information Architecture
17 38 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
18 34 (5.90%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 103 (17.88%) SQL
2 43 (7.47%) Java
3 13 (2.26%) C#
4 12 (2.08%) C++
5 11 (1.91%) T-SQL
6 9 (1.56%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.39%) Python
8 7 (1.22%) R
9 6 (1.04%) C
9 6 (1.04%) PHP
9 6 (1.04%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.04%) Scala
10 4 (0.69%) Ruby
11 2 (0.35%) Perl
12 1 (0.17%) Rust
12 1 (0.17%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.17%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.17%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.17%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 26 (4.51%) Security Cleared
2 22 (3.82%) Degree
3 14 (2.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.17%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.17%) PMP
4 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.90%) Data Quality
2 14 (2.43%) QA
3 8 (1.39%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.52%) FATCA
4 3 (0.52%) COREP
4 3 (0.52%) FINREP
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (2.78%) Apache Flume
2 12 (2.08%) HDFS
3 6 (1.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.87%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.35%) NFS
7 2 (0.35%) Samba
8 1 (0.17%) GPFS
8 1 (0.17%) Ceph
8 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.17%) vCloud
8 1 (0.17%) Docker
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.04%) Ambari
1 6 (1.04%) Oozie
2 4 (0.69%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.17%) Puppet
3 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 116 (20.14%) Oracle
2 60 (10.42%) IBM
3 50 (8.68%) Microsoft
4 36 (6.25%) SAP
5 32 (5.56%) Teradata
6 31 (5.38%) Informatica
7 18 (3.13%) Cognos
8 17 (2.95%) Netezza
9 16 (2.78%) Business Objects
10 10 (1.74%) Trillium
10 10 (1.74%) CA
10 10 (1.74%) Tableau
11 8 (1.39%) HP
11 8 (1.39%) webMethods
11 8 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (1.22%) Vertica
12 7 (1.22%) Hortonworks
12 7 (1.22%) Ab Initio
12 7 (1.22%) GoldenSource
12 7 (1.22%) Embarcadero
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