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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Architect
Rank 328 357 384
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 296 244 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.47% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.51% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 162 113
Average daily rate
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£506 £525 £483
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £425 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £495 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.00%
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
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 December 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 December 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 +13 271 £513 -4.65% 33
London +1 146 £550 - 17
City of London -8 28 £600 +9.09% 7
South East -20 27 £500 -9.09% 4
East of England +6 26 £525 +13.51% 2
South West -14 23 £488 -2.50% 2
East Midlands +14 14 £525 -10.63% 1
North West 0 14 £450 +5.88% 2
Suffolk - 13 £475 - 1
Scotland -8 12 £500 +11.11% 1
Edinburgh -8 11 £500 -
Yorkshire 0 10 £441 - 4
Oxfordshire - 10 £538 -
Manchester -3 8 £450 +5.88% 2
Ipswich - 8 £475 - 1
Leeds +1 7 £441 - 2
West Yorkshire -4 7 £441 - 4
Essex - 7 £550 -
Wales - 7 £550 - 1
Berkshire +2 6 £450 -18.18% 1
West Midlands -17 6 £400 -15.78% 1
South Wales - 6 £550 - 1
Bristol -17 5 £413 -15.38% 1
Reading - 5 £400 - 1
Oxford - 4 - -
West Sussex 0 3 £500 -4.76%
Surrey -2 3 £550 +57.14% 2
Nottinghamshire - 3 £525 -
Brentwood - 3 - -
Nottingham - 3 £525 -

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 281 (50.63%) Data Modelling
2 232 (41.80%) Data Architecture
3 148 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
4 140 (25.23%) Business Intelligence
5 134 (24.14%) Oracle
6 130 (23.42%) Data Management
7 127 (22.88%) Finance
8 121 (21.80%) Migration
9 108 (19.46%) Big Data
10 99 (17.84%) SQL Server
11 95 (17.12%) Banking
11 95 (17.12%) Data Governance
12 86 (15.50%) Master Data Management
13 85 (15.32%) Logical Data Model
14 84 (15.14%) SQL
15 80 (14.41%) Data Migration
16 78 (14.05%) Hadoop
17 74 (13.33%) ETL
18 72 (12.97%) Analytics
19 71 (12.79%) Data Analysis
20 61 (10.99%) Microsoft
21 58 (10.45%) Physical Data Model
22 54 (9.73%) TOGAF
23 53 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
24 48 (8.65%) NoSQL
25 44 (7.93%) SAP
26 43 (7.75%) Teradata
27 40 (7.21%) Data Mapping
28 39 (7.03%) Enterprise Architecture
29 38 (6.85%) Agile Software Development

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (3.24%) Apache Pig
2 10 (1.80%) Oracle Coherence
3 8 (1.44%) SAS
4 7 (1.26%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.08%) Apache
6 4 (0.72%) Node.js
6 4 (0.72%) Mule
7 3 (0.54%) Magnolia
7 3 (0.54%) Drupal
8 2 (0.36%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.36%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.36%) IIS
8 2 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.18%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.18%) CICS
Applications
1 10 (1.80%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.08%) MS Office
3 4 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.54%) SPSS
5 2 (0.36%) MS Project
5 2 (0.36%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.80%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.54%) ResourceLink
3 3 (0.54%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (0.54%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.54%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.36%) JDE World
4 2 (0.36%) Demantra
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.62%) SaaS
2 7 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.90%) PaaS
5 3 (0.54%) IaaS
5 3 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.18%) ElastiCache
7 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.24%) SAN
2 12 (2.16%) NAS
3 9 (1.62%) LAN
3 9 (1.62%) WAN
4 6 (1.08%) Firewall
5 3 (0.54%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (0.54%) Internet
5 3 (0.54%) LDAP
5 3 (0.54%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.36%) MVNO
7 1 (0.18%) Network Security
7 1 (0.18%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
2 108 (19.46%) Big Data
3 99 (17.84%) SQL Server
4 78 (14.05%) Hadoop
5 48 (8.65%) NoSQL
6 34 (6.13%) MongoDB
7 33 (5.95%) Apache Hive
8 31 (5.59%) Oracle Database
9 29 (5.23%) DB2
9 29 (5.23%) Relational Database
10 23 (4.14%) Oracle Database 11g
11 18 (3.24%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (3.06%) Couchbase
13 16 (2.88%) MySQL
13 16 (2.88%) RDBMS
14 15 (2.70%) Mahout
14 15 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (2.52%) Crystal Reports
15 14 (2.52%) Oracle Reports
15 14 (2.52%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 29 (5.23%) ERwin
2 5 (0.90%) PowerDesigner
3 3 (0.54%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.18%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.18%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.18%) NCover
5 1 (0.18%) StyleCop
5 1 (0.18%) MSTest
5 1 (0.18%) NDepend
5 1 (0.18%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.18%) NuGet
5 1 (0.18%) XMLSpy
5 1 (0.18%) Toad
5 1 (0.18%) NUnit
General
1 127 (22.88%) Finance
2 95 (17.12%) Banking
3 31 (5.59%) Retail
4 26 (4.68%) Investment Banking
5 22 (3.96%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.16%) Retail Banking
7 11 (1.98%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.44%) Games
8 8 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.26%) Back Office
10 6 (1.08%) Marketing
11 3 (0.54%) French Language
11 3 (0.54%) Legal
11 3 (0.54%) Automotive
12 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.36%) Front Office
12 2 (0.36%) Billing
13 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.18%) Local Government
13 1 (0.18%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.68%) XML
2 15 (2.70%) .NET
3 14 (2.52%) Web Services
4 10 (1.80%) XSLT
5 8 (1.44%) FpML
6 7 (1.26%) Middleware
7 6 (1.08%) SOAP
7 6 (1.08%) HTML
7 6 (1.08%) REST
8 5 (0.90%) .NET Framework
8 5 (0.90%) JSON
8 5 (0.90%) XSD
9 4 (0.72%) CSS
9 4 (0.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (0.72%) Ember.js
9 4 (0.72%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.72%) Backbone.js
10 2 (0.36%) JSF
10 2 (0.36%) jBPM
10 2 (0.36%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.31%) Data Integration
2 35 (6.31%) Data Structures
3 28 (5.05%) Management Information System
4 25 (4.50%) Open Source
5 21 (3.78%) Visualisation
5 21 (3.78%) Reference Data
6 14 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (2.52%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.98%) Data Extraction
8 10 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
10 7 (1.26%) Online Games
11 6 (1.08%) Replication
11 6 (1.08%) Derivative
11 6 (1.08%) Taxonomies
11 6 (1.08%) Pharmacovigilance
12 4 (0.72%) CESG
12 4 (0.72%) Market Risk
12 4 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 31 (5.59%) UNIX
2 29 (5.23%) Linux
3 15 (2.70%) Windows
4 11 (1.98%) Solaris
5 8 (1.44%) AIX
6 5 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.36%) HPUX
8 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.18%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (50.63%) Data Modelling
2 232 (41.80%) Data Architecture
3 140 (25.23%) Business Intelligence
4 130 (23.42%) Data Management
5 121 (21.80%) Migration
6 95 (17.12%) Data Governance
7 86 (15.50%) Master Data Management
8 85 (15.32%) Logical Data Model
9 80 (14.41%) Data Migration
10 74 (13.33%) ETL
11 72 (12.97%) Analytics
12 71 (12.79%) Data Analysis
13 58 (10.45%) Physical Data Model
14 54 (9.73%) TOGAF
15 40 (7.21%) Data Mapping
16 39 (7.03%) Enterprise Architecture
17 38 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
18 36 (6.49%) Information Architecture
19 35 (6.31%) SOA
20 33 (5.95%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (15.14%) SQL
2 24 (4.32%) Java
3 19 (3.42%) PL/SQL
4 17 (3.06%) T-SQL
5 16 (2.88%) Shell Script
6 15 (2.70%) C#
7 10 (1.80%) Python
8 8 (1.44%) Ruby
8 8 (1.44%) C++
9 6 (1.08%) Scala
10 5 (0.90%) PowerShell
10 5 (0.90%) C
11 4 (0.72%) PHP
11 4 (0.72%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.54%) R
13 2 (0.36%) XPath
14 1 (0.18%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.18%) Perl
14 1 (0.18%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 31 (5.59%) Degree
2 17 (3.06%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.52%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.72%) ISEB
5 3 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
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 32 (5.77%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.18%) COREP
2 1 (0.18%) FINREP
2 1 (0.18%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) Basel III
2 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (3.24%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (2.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 13 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.34%) Apache Flume
4 10 (1.80%) HDFS
5 4 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.36%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.18%) XenApp
7 1 (0.18%) vCloud
7 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (3.06%) Oozie
2 10 (1.80%) Ambari
3 5 (0.90%) SCCM
3 5 (0.90%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.36%) Puppet
4 2 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.18%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.18%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.18%) SCOM
5 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.18%) PureDisk
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 134 (24.14%) Oracle
2 61 (10.99%) Microsoft
3 44 (7.93%) SAP
4 43 (7.75%) Teradata
5 36 (6.49%) Sybase
6 24 (4.32%) Informatica
7 19 (3.42%) Cisco
8 17 (3.06%) IBM
9 15 (2.70%) VMware
10 13 (2.34%) Hortonworks
11 12 (2.16%) Netezza
11 12 (2.16%) Cognos
11 12 (2.16%) MapR
12 11 (1.98%) Siebel
13 8 (1.44%) Business Objects
13 8 (1.44%) Trillium
13 8 (1.44%) Cloudera
14 7 (1.26%) Sun
14 7 (1.26%) HP
15 5 (0.90%) Intel
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