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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Architect
Rank 365 378 330
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -48
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 266 230 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.43% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.47% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 149 149
Average daily rate
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£525 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £650 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £495 £475
% change year-on-year
+3.53% +4.21%
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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 +2 257 £525 -4.54% 78
London -14 119 £600 +5.49% 42
South East +1 46 £519 +15.27% 16
North West -7 23 £505 +1.00% 2
City of London -19 21 £600 -0.08% 23
West Midlands +1 18 £450 - 6
East of England +18 17 £550 +10.00% 3
South West +4 17 £520 -7.55%
Berkshire +20 12 £513 +25.00% 12
Hampshire +3 11 £525 +6.06% 1
Gloucestershire +7 9 £523 +49.28%
Yorkshire -29 9 £463 -13.75% 5
East Midlands +1 8 £550 - 3
East Sussex -6 8 £430 -14.00% 3
Cambridgeshire - 8 £569 - 1
Cheltenham - 8 £523 -
Buckinghamshire +1 7 £600 +33.33%
West Yorkshire -25 7 £463 -11.90% 4
Milton Keynes +1 6 - -
Brighton -5 6 £430 -23.55% 2
Lancashire - 6 £625 -
Reading +10 5 £528 +52.89% 3
Warrington +6 5 £463 -3.64%
Swindon +5 5 £500 -12.08%
Wiltshire +2 5 £500 -12.08%
Cheshire -3 5 £463 -3.64%
Surrey -6 5 £525 +55.55%
Essex -8 5 £600 +20.00%
Leeds -27 5 £475 -10.37% 2
Blackpool - 5 £625 -

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 363 (58.74%) Data Modelling
2 271 (43.85%) Data Architecture
3 214 (34.63%) Data Warehouse
4 187 (30.26%) Finance
5 176 (28.48%) Business Intelligence
6 140 (22.65%) ETL
6 140 (22.65%) Data Management
7 127 (20.55%) Oracle
8 114 (18.45%) SQL
8 114 (18.45%) Data Governance
9 106 (17.15%) Big Data
9 106 (17.15%) Banking
10 104 (16.83%) Migration
11 102 (16.50%) Logical Data Model
12 91 (14.72%) SQL Server
13 89 (14.40%) Data Analysis
14 84 (13.59%) Analytics
15 81 (13.11%) Data Migration
16 68 (11.00%) Physical Data Model
17 66 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
18 65 (10.52%) Data Integration
19 63 (10.19%) Microsoft
20 62 (10.03%) Hadoop
21 59 (9.55%) SAP
21 59 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
22 58 (9.39%) IBM
22 58 (9.39%) ERwin
23 56 (9.06%) Enterprise Architecture
24 55 (8.90%) TOGAF
25 49 (7.93%) Investment Banking

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 31 (5.02%) SAS
2 22 (3.56%) Apache Pig
3 10 (1.62%) Apache Spark
4 8 (1.29%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.81%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.49%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.32%) Mule
7 2 (0.32%) IIS
7 2 (0.32%) Apache
7 2 (0.32%) CMS
7 2 (0.32%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.16%) Documentum
8 1 (0.16%) nginx
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.16%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.29%) SPSS
3 6 (0.97%) MS Office
4 5 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.65%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.97%) SAP CRM
4 5 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.81%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.49%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.32%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.32%) SoftLayer
4 2 (0.32%) Office 365
4 2 (0.32%) Boomi
5 1 (0.16%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.65%) Firewall
2 3 (0.49%) WAN
2 3 (0.49%) LAN
2 3 (0.49%) SAN
3 2 (0.32%) Internet
3 2 (0.32%) NAS
3 2 (0.32%) VPN
4 1 (0.16%) DNS
4 1 (0.16%) SDH
4 1 (0.16%) DHCP
4 1 (0.16%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.16%) HTTP
4 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.16%) xDSL
4 1 (0.16%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.16%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.16%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.16%) MPLS
4 1 (0.16%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (34.63%) Data Warehouse
2 106 (17.15%) Big Data
3 91 (14.72%) SQL Server
4 62 (10.03%) Hadoop
5 38 (6.15%) NoSQL
6 37 (5.99%) Relational Database
7 36 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 27 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 26 (4.21%) RDBMS
10 25 (4.05%) DataStage
10 25 (4.05%) Apache Hive
11 24 (3.88%) MongoDB
12 23 (3.72%) Apache Cassandra
13 20 (3.24%) DB2
14 19 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 18 (2.91%) Data Mining
16 17 (2.75%) HBase
17 16 (2.59%) MySQL
18 15 (2.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
19 12 (1.94%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 58 (9.39%) ERwin
2 8 (1.29%) PowerDesigner
3 5 (0.81%) Toad
4 4 (0.65%) Selenium
4 4 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (0.65%) SoapUI
4 4 (0.65%) LoadUI
5 3 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.49%) JIRA
6 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
General
1 187 (30.26%) Finance
2 106 (17.15%) Banking
3 49 (7.93%) Investment Banking
4 41 (6.63%) Retail
5 22 (3.56%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.43%) Marketing
7 10 (1.62%) Publishing
8 9 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.13%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.97%) Legal
11 5 (0.81%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.81%) Electronics
12 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.49%) Billing
13 2 (0.32%) Automotive
14 1 (0.16%) Law
14 1 (0.16%) Front Office
14 1 (0.16%) Games
14 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.53%) XML
2 18 (2.91%) .NET
3 15 (2.43%) Web Services
4 14 (2.27%) Middleware
5 8 (1.29%) SOAP
5 8 (1.29%) JSON
6 6 (0.97%) XSD
6 6 (0.97%) XML Schema
6 6 (0.97%) HTML
7 5 (0.81%) REST
7 5 (0.81%) RESTful
8 4 (0.65%) MDX
9 3 (0.49%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (0.49%) XSLT
9 3 (0.49%) HTML5
9 3 (0.49%) CSS
9 3 (0.49%) J2EE
9 3 (0.49%) FpML
9 3 (0.49%) MLlib
9 3 (0.49%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 65 (10.52%) Data Integration
2 59 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (4.53%) Management Information System
4 25 (4.05%) Data Structures
5 22 (3.56%) Reference Data
6 21 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (3.24%) Visualisation
8 17 (2.75%) Data Centre
9 15 (2.43%) Taxonomies
10 10 (1.62%) Replication
11 8 (1.29%) GIS
12 7 (1.13%) FMCG
13 6 (0.97%) Computer Science
13 6 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
13 6 (0.97%) Mainframe
13 6 (0.97%) NHS
14 5 (0.81%) DTV
14 5 (0.81%) Credit Risk
14 5 (0.81%) Private Cloud
15 3 (0.49%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 16 (2.59%) Linux
2 11 (1.78%) UNIX
3 7 (1.13%) Windows
4 2 (0.32%) Solaris
5 1 (0.16%) AIX
5 1 (0.16%) zOS
5 1 (0.16%) SUSE
5 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (58.74%) Data Modelling
2 271 (43.85%) Data Architecture
3 176 (28.48%) Business Intelligence
4 140 (22.65%) ETL
4 140 (22.65%) Data Management
5 114 (18.45%) Data Governance
6 104 (16.83%) Migration
7 102 (16.50%) Logical Data Model
8 89 (14.40%) Data Analysis
9 84 (13.59%) Analytics
10 81 (13.11%) Data Migration
11 68 (11.00%) Physical Data Model
12 66 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
13 56 (9.06%) Enterprise Architecture
14 55 (8.90%) TOGAF
15 46 (7.44%) Master Data Management
16 43 (6.96%) Information Architecture
17 41 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
18 38 (6.15%) SOA
19 34 (5.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 114 (18.45%) SQL
2 41 (6.63%) Java
3 13 (2.10%) T-SQL
4 10 (1.62%) PL/SQL
5 8 (1.29%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.29%) C#
6 7 (1.13%) C++
6 7 (1.13%) Python
6 7 (1.13%) R
6 7 (1.13%) C
7 6 (0.97%) Scala
8 3 (0.49%) PHP
9 1 (0.16%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.16%) Rust
9 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.16%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.16%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (3.88%) Security Cleared
2 21 (3.40%) Degree
3 13 (2.10%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.16%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.16%) PhD
4 1 (0.16%) CCNP
4 1 (0.16%) CCNA
4 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.16%) PMP
4 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.63%) Data Quality
2 17 (2.75%) QA
3 8 (1.29%) Solvency II
4 4 (0.65%) COREP
4 4 (0.65%) FINREP
5 3 (0.49%) FATCA
6 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.32%) Basel II
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (1.94%) Apache Flume
2 10 (1.62%) HDFS
3 4 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.49%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.16%) GPFS
5 1 (0.16%) Ceph
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.16%) vCloud
5 1 (0.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.65%) Oracle EDQ
2 3 (0.49%) Ambari
2 3 (0.49%) Oozie
3 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.32%) Puppet
4 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.16%) Control-M
4 1 (0.16%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.16%) Ansible
4 1 (0.16%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 127 (20.55%) Oracle
2 63 (10.19%) Microsoft
3 59 (9.55%) SAP
4 58 (9.39%) IBM
5 32 (5.18%) Informatica
6 26 (4.21%) Teradata
7 17 (2.75%) Cognos
8 16 (2.59%) Business Objects
8 16 (2.59%) Netezza
9 12 (1.94%) Tableau
10 10 (1.62%) CA
10 10 (1.62%) webMethods
11 9 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (1.13%) Embarcadero
12 7 (1.13%) Ab Initio
12 7 (1.13%) GoldenSource
12 7 (1.13%) Siebel
12 7 (1.13%) Cisco
12 7 (1.13%) Vertica
13 6 (0.97%) HP
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vertical IT
Rate: Competetive Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Stott & May
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £600.00 - £623.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Talent Spa
Rate: £70k - 95k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £675.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton
iKonnect
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £600 - £750 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Third Republic Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £420 per day
Posted: 19 days ago