The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Data Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Architect
UK
Rank 288 283 298
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 344 423 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.81% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.86% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 286 208
Median daily rate £558 £513 £536
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.78% -4.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
42991 49435 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28051 31832 30735
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1560 1650 1930
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Data Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Data Architect in the job title.

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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 323 £565 +8.65% 42
London -14 179 £600 +9.09% 25
South East +6 64 £525 +5.00% 7
City of London +6 38 £595 +8.18% 9
Berkshire +10 27 £475 - 1
North West +25 18 £530 +6.00% 3
East of England -1 16 £556 +5.95% 3
South West +13 14 £600 +20.00%
West Midlands -1 12 £500 +9.58% 1
Manchester +17 11 £650 +30.00% 3
Hampshire +6 11 £525 - 2
Bracknell +1 11 £600 +20.00%
South Wales - 11 £500 - 1
Wales - 11 £500 - 1
East Midlands +8 9 £495 +10.00% 1
West Sussex -2 9 £520 -
Southampton - 8 £474 -
Canary Wharf +6 7 - -
Cardiff - 7 £500 - 1
Nottinghamshire +10 6 £490 +3.15%
Bedfordshire +1 6 £510 -11.30%
Lancashire +13 5 £501 +0.10%
West Yorkshire +13 5 £413 -28.26% 2
Norfolk +9 5 £563 +25.00%
Nottingham +7 5 £490 +3.15%
Bristol +6 5 £750 +71.42%
Yorkshire -1 5 £413 -17.50% 2
Oxfordshire -3 5 £550 +2.80% 1
Reading +17 4 £382 -15.11% 1
Surrey +11 4 £545 -16.15%

Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Data Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 441 (49.11%) Data Modelling
2 337 (37.53%) Data Architecture
3 271 (30.18%) Big Data
4 224 (24.94%) Hadoop
5 219 (24.39%) Data Warehouse
6 212 (23.61%) Finance
7 211 (23.50%) Business Intelligence
8 192 (21.38%) ETL
9 187 (20.82%) Data Management
10 174 (19.38%) SQL
11 155 (17.26%) Analytics
12 146 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
13 139 (15.48%) Migration
14 138 (15.37%) Data Integration
15 130 (14.48%) Oracle
16 128 (14.25%) Data Quality
17 122 (13.59%) Banking
18 116 (12.92%) Data Governance
19 113 (12.58%) SQL Server
20 104 (11.58%) TOGAF
21 101 (11.25%) Apache Spark
22 100 (11.14%) NoSQL
23 98 (10.91%) Logical Data Model
24 93 (10.36%) Apache Hive
25 90 (10.02%) Data Migration
26 87 (9.69%) Stakeholder Management
27 85 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
28 82 (9.13%) MongoDB
29 78 (8.69%) Physical Data Model
30 70 (7.80%) Data Analysis

Data Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 101 (11.25%) Apache Spark
2 37 (4.12%) Apache Pig
3 27 (3.01%) Apache
4 25 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (2.23%) SAS
6 18 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 17 (1.89%) Apache Solr
8 6 (0.67%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.33%) Mule
10 3 (0.33%) Mule ESB
11 2 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.22%) Confluence
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.11%) FileNet
12 1 (0.11%) Liferay
12 1 (0.11%) Predix
12 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 30 (3.34%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.67%) MS Visio
3 12 (1.34%) MS Office
4 9 (1.00%) MS Project
5 3 (0.33%) GNU Octave
6 2 (0.22%) SPSS
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.11%) SAP MDG
2 9 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.67%) SAP Retail
4 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.33%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.33%) Unica
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.11%) Maximo
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.11%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 67 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (5.57%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (2.67%) PaaS
4 23 (2.56%) SaaS
5 14 (1.56%) Amazon EMR
6 11 (1.22%) Azure Machine Learning
6 11 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.11%) Office 365
8 9 (1.00%) Amazon S3
8 9 (1.00%) IaaS
9 8 (0.89%) IBM Cloud
10 5 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.45%) Data Lake Analytics
11 4 (0.45%) GitHub
12 3 (0.33%) Amazon Glacier
12 3 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.11%) IBM PureFlex
13 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.56%) HTTP
2 12 (1.34%) Firewall
3 10 (1.11%) WAN
4 9 (1.00%) Internet
4 9 (1.00%) MPLS
4 9 (1.00%) SAN
5 8 (0.89%) DNS
5 8 (0.89%) LAN
6 7 (0.78%) VPN
7 6 (0.67%) BGP
7 6 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (0.67%) OSPF
7 6 (0.67%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.67%) VoIP
8 5 (0.56%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.45%) IPsec
10 3 (0.33%) DHCP
10 3 (0.33%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.33%) IPv6
10 3 (0.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (30.18%) Big Data
2 224 (24.94%) Hadoop
3 219 (24.39%) Data Warehouse
4 113 (12.58%) SQL Server
5 100 (11.14%) NoSQL
6 93 (10.36%) Apache Hive
7 82 (9.13%) MongoDB
8 65 (7.24%) HBase
9 57 (6.35%) Relational Database
10 50 (5.57%) QlikView
11 47 (5.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 45 (5.01%) Apache Cassandra
13 35 (3.90%) Power BI
13 35 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 34 (3.79%) BusinessObjects
15 32 (3.56%) Data Lake
16 30 (3.34%) Sqoop
17 28 (3.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 25 (2.78%) OLAP
19 21 (2.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 50 (5.57%) ERwin
2 23 (2.56%) Talend Open Studio
3 14 (1.56%) PowerDesigner
4 11 (1.22%) JIRA
5 5 (0.56%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.45%) Selenium
7 3 (0.33%) JMeter
7 3 (0.33%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.22%) MagicDraw
8 2 (0.22%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Continuum
9 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.11%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 212 (23.61%) Finance
2 122 (13.59%) Banking
3 68 (7.57%) Retail
4 31 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 26 (2.90%) Marketing
5 26 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 17 (1.89%) Legal
7 13 (1.45%) Publishing
8 9 (1.00%) Retail Banking
9 8 (0.89%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.67%) Advertising
10 6 (0.67%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.67%) Law
11 5 (0.56%) Back Office
11 5 (0.56%) Local Government
12 4 (0.45%) Games
13 3 (0.33%) Electronics
14 2 (0.22%) Front Office
15 1 (0.11%) Billing
15 1 (0.11%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (5.79%) XML
2 45 (5.01%) Kafka
3 32 (3.56%) Web Services
4 27 (3.01%) .NET
5 22 (2.45%) REST
6 21 (2.34%) XSD
7 14 (1.56%) RESTful
8 13 (1.45%) J2EE
8 13 (1.45%) Middleware
9 12 (1.34%) SOAP
10 11 (1.22%) JSON
10 11 (1.22%) XML Schema
11 9 (1.00%) HTML
12 8 (0.89%) XSLT
13 7 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
13 7 (0.78%) scikit-learn
14 6 (0.67%) CSS
14 6 (0.67%) PostGIS
15 5 (0.56%) FpML
15 5 (0.56%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 85 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (7.13%) Data Structures
3 59 (6.57%) Data Centre
4 56 (6.24%) Management Information System
5 51 (5.68%) Reference Data
6 20 (2.23%) Computer Science
7 19 (2.12%) Taxonomies
8 12 (1.34%) Credit Risk
8 12 (1.34%) User Experience
9 11 (1.22%) Mainframe
10 10 (1.11%) Replication
11 9 (1.00%) Algorithms
12 8 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.67%) Equities
14 6 (0.67%) Virtual Team
15 5 (0.56%) Enterprise Cloud
15 5 (0.56%) FMCG
15 5 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
15 5 (0.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 36 (4.01%) Windows
2 34 (3.79%) Linux
3 29 (3.23%) Unix
4 9 (1.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.33%) AIX
5 3 (0.33%) Solaris
6 2 (0.22%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.11%) Android
7 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.11%) HPUX
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 441 (49.11%) Data Modelling
2 337 (37.53%) Data Architecture
3 211 (23.50%) Business Intelligence
4 192 (21.38%) ETL
5 187 (20.82%) Data Management
6 155 (17.26%) Analytics
7 146 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
8 139 (15.48%) Migration
9 138 (15.37%) Data Integration
10 116 (12.92%) Data Governance
11 104 (11.58%) TOGAF
12 98 (10.91%) Logical Data Model
13 90 (10.02%) Data Migration
14 87 (9.69%) Stakeholder Management
15 78 (8.69%) Physical Data Model
16 70 (7.80%) Data Analysis
17 59 (6.57%) SOA
18 58 (6.46%) Enterprise Architecture
19 57 (6.35%) Visualisation
20 55 (6.12%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 174 (19.38%) SQL
2 59 (6.57%) Python
3 56 (6.24%) Java
4 40 (4.45%) R
5 30 (3.34%) Scala
6 16 (1.78%) T-SQL
7 11 (1.22%) C++
7 11 (1.22%) Perl
8 9 (1.00%) SPARQL
9 7 (0.78%) PL/SQL
10 6 (0.67%) C
10 6 (0.67%) C#
11 5 (0.56%) MATLAB
11 5 (0.56%) PHP
11 5 (0.56%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.45%) Ruby
13 2 (0.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.22%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.22%) Lisp
14 1 (0.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 66 (7.35%) Degree
1 66 (7.35%) Security Cleared
2 43 (4.79%) SC Cleared
3 9 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (1.00%) PhD
4 8 (0.89%) PMP
5 7 (0.78%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.67%) CCIE
7 5 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.56%) CCNP
8 4 (0.45%) BC Cleared
8 4 (0.45%) ISACA
8 4 (0.45%) SANS
9 3 (0.33%) CCNA
9 3 (0.33%) CISSP
9 3 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) CCDP
10 1 (0.11%) ISEB
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (14.25%) Data Quality
2 16 (1.78%) MiFID
3 15 (1.67%) ISO20022
4 14 (1.56%) FATCA
5 9 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 9 (1.00%) GDPR
6 8 (0.89%) QA
7 6 (0.67%) Dublin Core
7 6 (0.67%) IFRS
7 6 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.56%) IFRS 9
8 5 (0.56%) SLA
9 4 (0.45%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.22%) COBIT
10 2 (0.22%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (3.45%) Apache Flume
2 15 (1.67%) HDFS
3 5 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.45%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.33%) Samba
6 2 (0.22%) Btrfs
6 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.22%) vCloud
7 1 (0.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (1.45%) Oozie
2 7 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
3 5 (0.56%) Puppet
4 4 (0.45%) Ambari
5 3 (0.33%) Ansible
5 3 (0.33%) Graphite
5 3 (0.33%) logstash
6 2 (0.22%) Control-M
6 2 (0.22%) Forum Sentry
6 2 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.11%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.11%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.11%) Kibana
7 1 (0.11%) Nagios
7 1 (0.11%) Rsyslog
7 1 (0.11%) SCCM
7 1 (0.11%) SCOM
7 1 (0.11%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 130 (14.48%) Oracle
2 66 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 56 (6.24%) SAP
4 55 (6.12%) Tableau
5 48 (5.35%) Informatica
6 34 (3.79%) Teradata
7 33 (3.67%) Cloudera
7 33 (3.67%) IBM
8 30 (3.34%) Hortonworks
9 27 (3.01%) Netezza
10 23 (2.56%) Talend
11 21 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
12 17 (1.89%) MapR
12 17 (1.89%) Splunk
13 15 (1.67%) Cisco
14 14 (1.56%) Ab Initio
14 14 (1.56%) Cognos
15 13 (1.45%) MicroStrategy
16 12 (1.34%) Nuix
17 11 (1.22%) Sybase
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