The table below looks at the statistics for Data Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Architecture over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Architecture
Rank 341 316 340
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +24
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 304 314 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.57% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.75% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 197 147
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £357 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £675 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £456
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £81.40 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +115.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.80 £37.80

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44378 41654 38176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.75% 76.18% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28795 25786 23134
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1172 1177 1108
Average hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.82 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Data Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Architecture within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Architecture
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Architecture within the UK.

Data Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Data Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Architecture within the UK.

Data Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Architecture
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 Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 -35 284 £550 +10.00% 84
London -29 136 £575 +4.54% 53
South East +17 54 £458 +1.66% 7
City of London -21 30 £575 +13.58% 17
Yorkshire -27 20 £475 -9.52% 3
North West -34 18 £600 +28.34% 5
Berkshire +16 15 £380 -17.83% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 15 £440 -2.22%
West Midlands -4 15 £450 +1.12% 5
Milton Keynes +3 14 £440 +2.02%
East Midlands 0 13 £550 +17.02% 2
West Yorkshire -30 13 £469 -8.98% 3
Hampshire +11 11 £488 -1.51% 2
Scotland +1 11 £475 +35.71% 3
Leeds -26 11 £468 -5.07% 2
Northamptonshire +9 10 £550 +17.02% 1
South West -1 10 £613 +13.95% 4
Northampton +7 9 £538 +14.36%
Warrington 0 9 £475 -5.00%
Cheshire -4 9 £475 -5.00%
North East -18 9 £670 +34.00% 1
Tyne and Wear - 8 £670 -
East of England +4 7 £550 +22.22% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £653 -
Glasgow +10 6 £500 - 1
Slough - 6 £372 -
Southampton +4 4 £350 -29.29%
Warwickshire +4 4 £450 -10.00%
Lancashire 0 4 £638 +41.66%
Sheffield -4 4 £556 +1.13%

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Data Architecture also 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 that cited Data Architecture.

1 330 (49.62%) Data Modelling
2 204 (30.68%) Finance
3 188 (28.27%) Data Warehouse
4 187 (28.12%) Business Intelligence
5 154 (23.16%) Data Management
6 152 (22.86%) ETL
7 148 (22.26%) SQL
8 137 (20.60%) Oracle
9 126 (18.95%) Banking
10 114 (17.14%) Data Integration
11 111 (16.69%) Analytics
12 105 (15.79%) Data Governance
12 105 (15.79%) Big Data
13 98 (14.74%) Migration
14 92 (13.83%) Data Analysis
15 88 (13.23%) Logical Data Model
16 83 (12.48%) Enterprise Architecture
17 82 (12.33%) Microsoft
18 77 (11.58%) Project Management
18 77 (11.58%) Data Migration
19 73 (10.98%) SQL Server
20 71 (10.68%) Reference Data
21 68 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
21 68 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
22 63 (9.47%) TOGAF
23 61 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
24 53 (7.97%) SAP
25 52 (7.82%) Business Analysis
26 50 (7.52%) Retail
26 50 (7.52%) Management Information System

Data Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Data Architecture also 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 that cited Data Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (4.81%) SAS
2 17 (2.56%) Apache Solr
3 13 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (1.80%) Apache Spark
5 11 (1.65%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.50%) Apache Pig
7 8 (1.20%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (0.90%) Apache
9 5 (0.75%) ArcGIS
9 5 (0.75%) nginx
10 4 (0.60%) Mule
10 4 (0.60%) IIS
11 3 (0.45%) PowerExchange
11 3 (0.45%) CMS
12 2 (0.30%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.30%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.15%) JBoss
13 1 (0.15%) Documentum
13 1 (0.15%) Drupal
Applications
1 35 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.50%) SPSS
5 8 (1.20%) MS Project
6 5 (0.75%) MS Office
7 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (2.26%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.90%) SAP CRM
2 6 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.60%) Agresso
5 3 (0.45%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.15%) Maximo
7 1 (0.15%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.90%) SaaS
2 6 (0.90%) PaaS
2 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.60%) GitHub
4 3 (0.45%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.15%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.86%) SAN
2 18 (2.71%) Firewall
3 15 (2.26%) LAN
3 15 (2.26%) WAN
4 10 (1.50%) VPN
4 10 (1.50%) NAS
5 9 (1.35%) Internet
5 9 (1.35%) VLAN
6 8 (1.20%) Network Security
6 8 (1.20%) MPLS
6 8 (1.20%) NetScaler
6 8 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (1.20%) SNMP
6 8 (1.20%) SSL
6 8 (1.20%) SMTP
7 5 (0.75%) Intranet
8 4 (0.60%) DNS
8 4 (0.60%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.60%) HTTP
8 4 (0.60%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (28.27%) Data Warehouse
2 105 (15.79%) Big Data
3 73 (10.98%) SQL Server
4 50 (7.52%) Hadoop
5 41 (6.17%) Oracle BI EE
6 37 (5.56%) NoSQL
7 36 (5.41%) Data Mining
8 34 (5.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 34 (5.11%) MongoDB
9 32 (4.81%) BusinessObjects
10 30 (4.51%) Relational Database
11 27 (4.06%) Oracle Database
12 22 (3.31%) OLTP
13 21 (3.16%) RDBMS
14 19 (2.86%) OLAP
14 19 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 18 (2.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 17 (2.56%) Apache Hive
17 14 (2.11%) HBase
17 14 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 46 (6.92%) ERwin
2 6 (0.90%) Visual Studio
2 6 (0.90%) JIRA
3 4 (0.60%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.60%) Hudson
3 4 (0.60%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.45%) PowerDesigner
5 2 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.15%) JUnit
6 1 (0.15%) Subversion
6 1 (0.15%) Toad
6 1 (0.15%) XMLSpy
General
1 204 (30.68%) Finance
2 126 (18.95%) Banking
3 50 (7.52%) Retail
4 38 (5.71%) Investment Banking
5 19 (2.86%) Marketing
6 15 (2.26%) Retail Banking
7 14 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.95%) Publishing
9 11 (1.65%) Front Office
10 9 (1.35%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.20%) Legal
12 4 (0.60%) Law
12 4 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.60%) Online Betting
13 3 (0.45%) Back Office
14 2 (0.30%) Electronics
14 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.30%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 438 (65.86%) Architect
2 267 (40.15%) Data Architect
3 77 (11.58%) Analyst
4 62 (9.32%) Developer
4 62 (9.32%) Technical Architect
5 54 (8.12%) Solutions Architect
6 44 (6.62%) Enterprise Architect
7 43 (6.47%) Data Analyst
8 40 (6.02%) Business Analyst
9 34 (5.11%) Consultant
10 29 (4.36%) Enterprise Data Architect
11 28 (4.21%) Data Modeller
12 23 (3.46%) Senior Architect
13 22 (3.31%) Business Intelligence Architect
14 21 (3.16%) Infrastructure Architect
15 18 (2.71%) Project Manager
16 17 (2.56%) Senior Data Architect
17 16 (2.41%) Business Data Analyst
18 15 (2.26%) Information Architect
19 14 (2.11%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (5.41%) Web Services
2 30 (4.51%) XML
3 25 (3.76%) Middleware
4 21 (3.16%) .NET
5 16 (2.41%) HTML
6 12 (1.80%) REST
7 10 (1.50%) ASP.NET
7 10 (1.50%) Spring
8 9 (1.35%) HTML5
9 8 (1.20%) PostGIS
9 8 (1.20%) XML Schema
9 8 (1.20%) Hibernate
9 8 (1.20%) JSON
9 8 (1.20%) SOAP
10 7 (1.05%) RESTful
11 6 (0.90%) Oracle Fusion
11 6 (0.90%) CSS
12 5 (0.75%) J2EE
12 5 (0.75%) XSD
12 5 (0.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 114 (17.14%) Data Integration
2 71 (10.68%) Reference Data
3 68 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (7.52%) Management Information System
5 24 (3.61%) Data Centre
6 16 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (2.26%) Data Extraction
7 15 (2.26%) Visualisation
7 15 (2.26%) Computer Science
8 14 (2.11%) Credit Risk
9 10 (1.50%) Market Risk
9 10 (1.50%) Replication
9 10 (1.50%) GIS
9 10 (1.50%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.35%) Mainframe
10 9 (1.35%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.20%) Fixed Income
11 8 (1.20%) PKI
11 8 (1.20%) Statistics
11 8 (1.20%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 32 (4.81%) Windows
1 32 (4.81%) Linux
2 25 (3.76%) UNIX
3 6 (0.90%) Solaris
4 5 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (0.60%) AIX
6 2 (0.30%) MVS
6 2 (0.30%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.15%) VME
7 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (49.62%) Data Modelling
2 187 (28.12%) Business Intelligence
3 154 (23.16%) Data Management
4 152 (22.86%) ETL
5 111 (16.69%) Analytics
6 105 (15.79%) Data Governance
7 98 (14.74%) Migration
8 92 (13.83%) Data Analysis
9 88 (13.23%) Logical Data Model
10 83 (12.48%) Enterprise Architecture
11 77 (11.58%) Data Migration
11 77 (11.58%) Project Management
12 68 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
13 63 (9.47%) TOGAF
14 61 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
15 52 (7.82%) Business Analysis
16 47 (7.07%) Master Data Management
17 45 (6.77%) Physical Data Model
18 38 (5.71%) CRM
19 36 (5.41%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 148 (22.26%) SQL
2 41 (6.17%) Java
3 30 (4.51%) PL/SQL
4 17 (2.56%) R
5 15 (2.26%) Python
6 14 (2.11%) JavaScript
6 14 (2.11%) C#
7 13 (1.95%) C
8 7 (1.05%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.05%) C++
8 7 (1.05%) Scala
9 6 (0.90%) PHP
10 5 (0.75%) VBA
11 4 (0.60%) Groovy
11 4 (0.60%) MATLAB
11 4 (0.60%) Ruby
12 3 (0.45%) SAS Macro
12 3 (0.45%) Clojure
13 2 (0.30%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.30%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 35 (5.26%) Degree
2 33 (4.96%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.80%) PMI Certification
5 8 (1.20%) PMP
6 7 (1.05%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 4 (0.60%) VCAP
8 4 (0.60%) OCP
8 4 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (0.60%) CCNP
9 2 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.15%) ACCA
10 1 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.81%) Data Quality
2 19 (2.86%) QA
3 10 (1.50%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.60%) SLA
5 4 (0.60%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.45%) COREP
6 3 (0.45%) FINREP
7 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.30%) COBIT
7 2 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.15%) Basel III
System Software
1 24 (3.61%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.26%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.20%) vSphere
4 8 (1.20%) vCloud
5 6 (0.90%) Apache Flume
5 6 (0.90%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.90%) HDFS
6 4 (0.60%) XenServer
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.15%) Docker
7 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.15%) LXC
Systems Management
1 4 (0.60%) Oracle EDQ
2 3 (0.45%) Graphite
2 3 (0.45%) Oozie
3 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.15%) Ambari
Vendors
1 137 (20.60%) Oracle
2 82 (12.33%) Microsoft
3 53 (7.97%) SAP
4 32 (4.81%) IBM
5 26 (3.91%) Informatica
6 19 (2.86%) Teradata
6 19 (2.86%) Tableau
7 17 (2.56%) VMware
8 15 (2.26%) Cognos
9 14 (2.11%) Citrix
10 13 (1.95%) Cisco
10 13 (1.95%) GoldenSource
10 13 (1.95%) Netezza
11 10 (1.50%) HP
12 8 (1.20%) Dell
12 8 (1.20%) Juniper
12 8 (1.20%) CommVault
12 8 (1.20%) NetApp
12 8 (1.20%) CheckPoint
12 8 (1.20%) Brocade
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £75k - 90k per year + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 per Tag
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Orgtel
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 12 days ago
Midlands
Bluefire Professional Services
Rate: £0 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 16 days ago
Northamptonshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 19 days ago