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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Architect
Rank 306 337 323
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 312 248 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.49% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.53% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 161 150
Average daily rate
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£525 £550 £548
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +0.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £425 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £525 £475
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £57.50 £54.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.90%
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
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +14 284 £525 -4.54% 54
London -15 140 £563 +2.27% 25
South East -29 42 £475 -9.52% 15
North West -4 26 £500 +11.11%
City of London +8 25 £600 +4.34% 7
Scotland +8 20 £525 - 1
South West -13 16 £450 -17.24% 8
Manchester +1 15 £488 +8.33%
Yorkshire 0 15 £435 +2.35%
East of England +17 14 £550 +22.22% 4
West Midlands +3 13 £425 -15.00% 2
Berkshire -2 12 £300 -43.12% 3
West Yorkshire -3 12 £430 -4.44%
Leeds - 11 £435 -
Reading +6 8 £300 -42.85% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 8 £469 +4.16% 1
Milton Keynes -8 8 £469 +4.16%
Glasgow - 8 £563 - 1
Oxfordshire -9 7 £531 -7.60% 1
Bedfordshire - 7 £550 - 1
Bristol -8 6 £450 -18.18% 1
Oxford - 6 £531 - 1
Edinburgh -7 5 - -
West Sussex -17 5 £575 +9.52% 2
Somerset - 5 £425 -
Wales -6 4 £409 -
East Sussex - 4 £525 - 2
South Wales 0 3 £430 -
Kent -10 3 - - 1
Birmingham -2 2 £425 -29.16%

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 318 (51.96%) Data Modelling
2 242 (39.54%) Data Architecture
3 175 (28.59%) Data Warehouse
4 157 (25.65%) Business Intelligence
5 139 (22.71%) Oracle
6 134 (21.90%) Finance
7 132 (21.57%) Data Management
8 121 (19.77%) Banking
8 121 (19.77%) Migration
9 120 (19.61%) Big Data
10 103 (16.83%) SQL Server
11 102 (16.67%) ETL
12 100 (16.34%) Data Governance
13 99 (16.18%) SQL
14 88 (14.38%) Data Migration
15 85 (13.89%) Hadoop
16 81 (13.24%) Data Analysis
17 79 (12.91%) Logical Data Model
18 75 (12.25%) Analytics
19 74 (12.09%) Master Data Management
20 66 (10.78%) Microsoft
21 55 (8.99%) TOGAF
22 52 (8.50%) Physical Data Model
23 50 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
24 49 (8.01%) NoSQL
25 48 (7.84%) IBM
25 48 (7.84%) SAP
26 46 (7.52%) Information Architecture
27 45 (7.35%) Teradata
28 43 (7.03%) Enterprise Architecture

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 25 (4.08%) Apache Pig
2 18 (2.94%) SAS
3 12 (1.96%) Apache Spark
4 11 (1.80%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.31%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (0.82%) Mule
6 5 (0.82%) Node.js
6 5 (0.82%) Apache
7 4 (0.65%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.33%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.33%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.33%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.33%) CMS
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.16%) IIS
9 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.16%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 9 (1.47%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.98%) MS Office
3 5 (0.82%) SPSS
4 4 (0.65%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (1.80%) SAP CRM
2 3 (0.49%) SAP Payroll
2 3 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.49%) SAP HR
2 3 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.33%) SAP MDM
3 2 (0.33%) Demantra
3 2 (0.33%) JDE World
4 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.65%) PaaS
4 3 (0.49%) IaaS
4 3 (0.49%) SaaS
5 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.16%) ElastiCache
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.16%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.47%) SAN
2 8 (1.31%) LAN
2 8 (1.31%) WAN
3 7 (1.14%) Firewall
4 5 (0.82%) NAS
5 3 (0.49%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.33%) MVNO
6 2 (0.33%) LDAP
7 1 (0.16%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.16%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.16%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.16%) VLAN
7 1 (0.16%) DMZ
7 1 (0.16%) DHCP
7 1 (0.16%) HTTP
7 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.16%) VPN
7 1 (0.16%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (28.59%) Data Warehouse
2 120 (19.61%) Big Data
3 103 (16.83%) SQL Server
4 85 (13.89%) Hadoop
5 49 (8.01%) NoSQL
6 40 (6.54%) Apache Hive
7 29 (4.74%) MongoDB
7 29 (4.74%) DB2
8 27 (4.41%) Relational Database
9 25 (4.08%) Oracle Database
10 24 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (3.27%) Apache Cassandra
12 19 (3.10%) DataStage
13 18 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 18 (2.94%) MySQL
14 17 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
15 15 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 14 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
16 14 (2.29%) Crystal Reports
16 14 (2.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 38 (6.21%) ERwin
2 7 (1.14%) PowerDesigner
3 3 (0.49%) Toad
4 2 (0.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.33%) Selenium
4 2 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.33%) JIRA
4 2 (0.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.33%) LoadUI
5 1 (0.16%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.16%) NCover
5 1 (0.16%) StyleCop
5 1 (0.16%) MSTest
5 1 (0.16%) NDepend
5 1 (0.16%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.16%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.16%) NuGet
5 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 134 (21.90%) Finance
2 121 (19.77%) Banking
3 37 (6.05%) Retail
4 35 (5.72%) Investment Banking
5 25 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.96%) Retail Banking
7 9 (1.47%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.31%) Marketing
8 8 (1.31%) Games
9 7 (1.14%) Publishing
10 5 (0.82%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.82%) Back Office
11 3 (0.49%) Electronics
11 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.49%) Legal
11 3 (0.49%) French Language
12 2 (0.33%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.33%) Billing
13 1 (0.16%) Local Government
13 1 (0.16%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.25%) .NET
2 18 (2.94%) XML
3 12 (1.96%) Web Services
4 9 (1.47%) Middleware
5 7 (1.14%) JSON
6 6 (0.98%) FpML
6 6 (0.98%) SOAP
6 6 (0.98%) .NET Framework
6 6 (0.98%) XSD
7 5 (0.82%) HTML
7 5 (0.82%) CSS
7 5 (0.82%) REST
7 5 (0.82%) Backbone.js
7 5 (0.82%) Ember.js
7 5 (0.82%) AngularJS
7 5 (0.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (0.65%) Java EE
9 3 (0.49%) XSLT
9 3 (0.49%) RESTful
10 2 (0.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (6.70%) Data Integration
3 25 (4.08%) Data Structures
4 24 (3.92%) Reference Data
5 22 (3.59%) Management Information System
5 22 (3.59%) Visualisation
6 15 (2.45%) Open Source
6 15 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (1.80%) Taxonomies
9 10 (1.63%) Replication
10 8 (1.31%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.14%) Online Games
11 7 (1.14%) Data Extraction
12 6 (0.98%) FMCG
13 4 (0.65%) Data Conversion
13 4 (0.65%) Equities
13 4 (0.65%) Derivative
13 4 (0.65%) Statistics
13 4 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 24 (3.92%) Linux
2 20 (3.27%) UNIX
3 15 (2.45%) Windows
4 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.16%) Solaris
5 1 (0.16%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (51.96%) Data Modelling
2 242 (39.54%) Data Architecture
3 157 (25.65%) Business Intelligence
4 132 (21.57%) Data Management
5 121 (19.77%) Migration
6 102 (16.67%) ETL
7 100 (16.34%) Data Governance
8 88 (14.38%) Data Migration
9 81 (13.24%) Data Analysis
10 79 (12.91%) Logical Data Model
11 75 (12.25%) Analytics
12 74 (12.09%) Master Data Management
13 55 (8.99%) TOGAF
14 52 (8.50%) Physical Data Model
15 46 (7.52%) Information Architecture
16 43 (7.03%) Enterprise Architecture
17 42 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
18 41 (6.70%) SOA
19 39 (6.37%) Data Mapping
20 38 (6.21%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (16.18%) SQL
2 40 (6.54%) Java
3 19 (3.10%) C#
4 18 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 18 (2.94%) PL/SQL
5 15 (2.45%) Shell Script
6 10 (1.63%) C++
7 9 (1.47%) Python
8 8 (1.31%) Ruby
8 8 (1.31%) Scala
9 6 (0.98%) PHP
10 5 (0.82%) C
10 5 (0.82%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.82%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.33%) R
12 1 (0.16%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (4.58%) Security Cleared
2 27 (4.41%) Degree
3 19 (3.10%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.98%) VCP4
5 2 (0.33%) ISEB
6 1 (0.16%) OCP
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.16%) PMP
6 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.16%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.70%) Data Quality
2 6 (0.98%) QA
3 3 (0.49%) FATCA
4 2 (0.33%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.16%) Basel III
5 1 (0.16%) COREP
5 1 (0.16%) FINREP
System Software
1 15 (2.45%) Apache Flume
2 13 (2.12%) HDFS
2 13 (2.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 9 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.98%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.33%) NFS
6 2 (0.33%) Samba
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.16%) XenApp
7 1 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (2.12%) Oozie
2 7 (1.14%) Ambari
3 5 (0.82%) SCCM
4 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.33%) Puppet
5 1 (0.16%) Control-M
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.16%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.16%) SCOM
5 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.16%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 139 (22.71%) Oracle
2 66 (10.78%) Microsoft
3 48 (7.84%) IBM
3 48 (7.84%) SAP
4 45 (7.35%) Teradata
5 29 (4.74%) Sybase
6 26 (4.25%) Informatica
7 17 (2.78%) Cognos
8 15 (2.45%) Netezza
9 13 (2.12%) Business Objects
9 13 (2.12%) Cisco
10 12 (1.96%) Siebel
10 12 (1.96%) Trillium
10 12 (1.96%) HP
11 11 (1.80%) Hortonworks
12 9 (1.47%) VMware
12 9 (1.47%) MapR
13 7 (1.14%) Cloudera
13 7 (1.14%) Embarcadero
13 7 (1.14%) webMethods
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £700.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Gold Group
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Eames Consulting
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Gold Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Brighton
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £550 - £551 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago