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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Architecture
Rank 351 321 379
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +58
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 312 335 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.60% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.79% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 216 140
Average daily rate
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£525 £514 £519
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £688 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -27 291 £550 +4.76% 63
London -23 138 £575 +4.54% 29
South East +16 51 £440 -2.22% 6
City of London -18 32 £575 +4.54% 5
North West -37 20 £605 +32.96% 5
Yorkshire -39 19 £425 -17.47% 3
South West -19 15 £613 +13.95% 5
East Midlands +5 13 £538 +14.36%
West Yorkshire -35 13 £425 -15.00% 3
Hampshire - 13 £481 -
West Midlands -8 12 £450 - 12
Cheshire -9 12 £550 -1.78%
East of England +3 11 £500 -4.76% 3
Milton Keynes +1 11 £350 -22.22%
Buckinghamshire -2 11 £350 -22.22%
Northamptonshire +6 10 £550 +17.02%
Berkshire +2 10 £375 -16.66% 2
Leeds -33 10 £425 -10.99%
Northampton +5 9 £538 +14.36%
Warrington -12 9 £550 -1.78%
Tyne and Wear - 9 £643 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £643 -
North East - 9 £643 -
Wales +2 8 £443 -26.25% 1
Essex +2 8 £450 -14.28%
Scotland -11 8 £500 +33.33% 3
Oxfordshire -16 8 £440 +17.33% 1
South Wales -4 7 £500 -16.66%
Glasgow +5 6 £500 +38.88% 1
Cardiff - 6 £455 -

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 315 (49.53%) Data Modelling
2 202 (31.76%) Finance
3 182 (28.62%) Business Intelligence
4 177 (27.83%) Data Warehouse
5 153 (24.06%) Data Management
6 137 (21.54%) ETL
7 131 (20.60%) SQL
7 131 (20.60%) Oracle
8 125 (19.65%) Data Integration
9 118 (18.55%) Banking
10 109 (17.14%) Big Data
11 103 (16.19%) Analytics
11 103 (16.19%) Migration
12 99 (15.57%) Data Governance
13 88 (13.84%) Enterprise Architecture
14 79 (12.42%) Microsoft
14 79 (12.42%) Logical Data Model
15 78 (12.26%) SQL Server
16 75 (11.79%) Data Migration
17 72 (11.32%) Reference Data
17 72 (11.32%) Data Analysis
18 71 (11.16%) Agile Software Development
18 71 (11.16%) Project Management
19 70 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
20 68 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
21 62 (9.75%) TOGAF
22 52 (8.18%) Hadoop
23 50 (7.86%) Management Information System
23 50 (7.86%) SAP
24 47 (7.39%) Retail

Data Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 26 (4.09%) Apache Solr
2 25 (3.93%) SAS
3 14 (2.20%) Apache Spark
4 12 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (1.73%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.42%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.26%) Apache
7 8 (1.26%) nginx
8 7 (1.10%) Mule
9 6 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.79%) ArcGIS
10 5 (0.79%) CMS
10 5 (0.79%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.63%) IIS
12 3 (0.47%) PowerExchange
12 3 (0.47%) Node.js
13 2 (0.31%) Mule ESB
13 2 (0.31%) JBoss
13 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.31%) MQSeries
Applications
1 33 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.89%) MS Visio
2 12 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (1.42%) SPSS
4 7 (1.10%) MS Project
5 6 (0.94%) MS Office
6 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 17 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.94%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.63%) Agresso
4 4 (0.63%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.16%) Maximo
6 1 (0.16%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.10%) GitHub
4 5 (0.79%) SaaS
4 5 (0.79%) PaaS
5 3 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.47%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.16%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.30%) SAN
2 18 (2.83%) Firewall
3 13 (2.04%) WAN
4 11 (1.73%) LAN
4 11 (1.73%) NAS
5 10 (1.57%) MPLS
5 10 (1.57%) VPN
5 10 (1.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (1.42%) SSL
6 9 (1.42%) VLAN
7 8 (1.26%) Network Security
7 8 (1.26%) SNMP
7 8 (1.26%) SMTP
7 8 (1.26%) NetScaler
8 5 (0.79%) VoIP
8 5 (0.79%) Wireless
8 5 (0.79%) Internet
9 4 (0.63%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.63%) Intranet
9 4 (0.63%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (27.83%) Data Warehouse
2 109 (17.14%) Big Data
3 78 (12.26%) SQL Server
4 52 (8.18%) Hadoop
5 37 (5.82%) Oracle BI EE
6 35 (5.50%) Oracle Database
6 35 (5.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 33 (5.19%) MongoDB
8 32 (5.03%) Data Mining
9 30 (4.72%) NoSQL
10 26 (4.09%) BusinessObjects
11 24 (3.77%) OLTP
11 24 (3.77%) Relational Database
12 22 (3.46%) OLAP
13 20 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 20 (3.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 18 (2.83%) Apache Hive
15 17 (2.67%) HBase
16 16 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
17 15 (2.36%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 40 (6.29%) ERwin
2 9 (1.42%) JIRA
3 7 (1.10%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.10%) Hudson
3 7 (1.10%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.79%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.16%) Subversion
7 1 (0.16%) Toad
7 1 (0.16%) XMLSpy
General
1 202 (31.76%) Finance
2 118 (18.55%) Banking
3 47 (7.39%) Retail
4 37 (5.82%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.36%) Retail Banking
5 15 (2.36%) Marketing
6 11 (1.73%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.26%) Legal
7 8 (1.26%) Publishing
8 7 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.94%) Front Office
10 5 (0.79%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.63%) Law
11 4 (0.63%) Advertising
11 4 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.63%) Online Betting
12 3 (0.47%) Automotive
13 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.31%) Back Office
13 2 (0.31%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 419 (65.88%) Architect
2 243 (38.21%) Data Architect
3 66 (10.38%) Technical Architect
4 65 (10.22%) Analyst
5 61 (9.59%) Developer
6 59 (9.28%) Solutions Architect
7 42 (6.60%) Enterprise Architect
8 40 (6.29%) Data Analyst
9 31 (4.87%) Business Analyst
10 26 (4.09%) Data Modeller
10 26 (4.09%) Enterprise Data Architect
11 25 (3.93%) Senior Architect
11 25 (3.93%) Consultant
12 22 (3.46%) Project Manager
13 21 (3.30%) Infrastructure Architect
14 20 (3.14%) Business Intelligence Architect
15 19 (2.99%) Senior Data Architect
16 16 (2.52%) Business Data Analyst
17 15 (2.36%) Information Architect
18 13 (2.04%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (5.35%) Web Services
2 26 (4.09%) Middleware
3 23 (3.62%) XML
4 18 (2.83%) HTML
4 18 (2.83%) .NET
5 14 (2.20%) ASP.NET
6 13 (2.04%) REST
7 12 (1.89%) Spring
8 11 (1.73%) Hibernate
8 11 (1.73%) HTML5
9 9 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (1.42%) JSON
10 8 (1.26%) WCF
10 8 (1.26%) XML Schema
10 8 (1.26%) PostGIS
11 7 (1.10%) Oracle Fusion
12 6 (0.94%) RESTful
12 6 (0.94%) Apache Avro
12 6 (0.94%) J2EE
12 6 (0.94%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 125 (19.65%) Data Integration
2 72 (11.32%) Reference Data
3 70 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (7.86%) Management Information System
5 25 (3.93%) Data Centre
6 21 (3.30%) Computer Science
7 17 (2.67%) Visualisation
7 17 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (2.52%) Credit Risk
9 14 (2.20%) Data Structures
10 12 (1.89%) Market Risk
11 10 (1.57%) Data Extraction
11 10 (1.57%) Replication
11 10 (1.57%) GIS
12 9 (1.42%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.26%) PKI
13 8 (1.26%) Taxonomies
13 8 (1.26%) Data Protection Act
13 8 (1.26%) Public Cloud
14 7 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 42 (6.60%) Linux
2 36 (5.66%) Windows
3 28 (4.40%) UNIX
4 8 (1.26%) Solaris
5 6 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (0.63%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.47%) AIX
7 3 (0.47%) MVS
8 2 (0.31%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.31%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.31%) Android
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.16%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (49.53%) Data Modelling
2 182 (28.62%) Business Intelligence
3 153 (24.06%) Data Management
4 137 (21.54%) ETL
5 103 (16.19%) Migration
5 103 (16.19%) Analytics
6 99 (15.57%) Data Governance
7 88 (13.84%) Enterprise Architecture
8 79 (12.42%) Logical Data Model
9 75 (11.79%) Data Migration
10 72 (11.32%) Data Analysis
11 71 (11.16%) Agile Software Development
11 71 (11.16%) Project Management
12 68 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 62 (9.75%) TOGAF
14 39 (6.13%) Master Data Management
15 38 (5.97%) Physical Data Model
15 38 (5.97%) CRM
15 38 (5.97%) Business Analysis
16 36 (5.66%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 131 (20.60%) SQL
2 32 (5.03%) Java
3 26 (4.09%) PL/SQL
4 17 (2.67%) C#
5 15 (2.36%) T-SQL
5 15 (2.36%) R
6 14 (2.20%) JavaScript
7 13 (2.04%) C
8 11 (1.73%) Scala
9 10 (1.57%) Python
9 10 (1.57%) C++
10 7 (1.10%) Groovy
11 4 (0.63%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.63%) VBA
12 2 (0.31%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.31%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.16%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.16%) Ruby
13 1 (0.16%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 36 (5.66%) Degree
2 30 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.36%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.57%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.94%) CCNP
6 6 (0.94%) PMP
6 6 (0.94%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 4 (0.63%) VCAP
8 4 (0.63%) OCP
8 4 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.31%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.16%) CCNA
10 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.87%) Data Quality
2 21 (3.30%) QA
3 10 (1.57%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.63%) COREP
5 4 (0.63%) FINREP
6 3 (0.47%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.47%) SLA
7 2 (0.31%) COBIT
7 2 (0.31%) Basel III
7 2 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.16%) Basel II
System Software
1 23 (3.62%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.42%) HDFS
5 8 (1.26%) vCloud
5 8 (1.26%) vSphere
6 7 (1.10%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.63%) XenServer
7 4 (0.63%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.31%) XenApp
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.16%) Docker
9 1 (0.16%) LXC
Systems Management
1 8 (1.26%) Oozie
2 4 (0.63%) SCOM
2 4 (0.63%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.16%) Graphite
3 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.16%) Ambari
3 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 131 (20.60%) Oracle
2 79 (12.42%) Microsoft
3 50 (7.86%) SAP
4 25 (3.93%) IBM
5 24 (3.77%) Informatica
6 19 (2.99%) VMware
6 19 (2.99%) Teradata
7 16 (2.52%) Citrix
8 15 (2.36%) Cisco
9 14 (2.20%) Cognos
10 12 (1.89%) HP
11 11 (1.73%) GoldenSource
12 10 (1.57%) Juniper
13 9 (1.42%) Dell
14 8 (1.26%) CommVault
14 8 (1.26%) NetApp
14 8 (1.26%) CheckPoint
14 8 (1.26%) Brocade
14 8 (1.26%) F5
14 8 (1.26%) Tableau
Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - 270 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
JCW Search Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £505 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 13 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago