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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Architecture
Rank 300 324 355
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +31
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 355 275 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.53% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.72% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 179 128
Average daily rate
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£500 £513 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £368 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £488 £500
% change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% -15.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £30.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+19.67% -15.27%

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
41214 38103 35480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.51% 73.72% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26955 23499 20863
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1172 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Data Architecture Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 December 2014. 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 +25 324 £505 -2.41% 53
London +15 177 £550 +2.32% 26
City of London +14 44 £530 +0.95% 7
South West -3 39 £513 -1.20% 5
South East -26 38 £500 +5.26% 8
East of England 0 15 £513 +51.85% 3
Wiltshire -2 15 £525 -2.32%
Scotland -15 15 £500 +11.11% 2
North West 0 14 £350 -33.33% 2
Swindon +3 13 £500 -6.97%
West Yorkshire +1 13 £422 -21.87% 7
Yorkshire -4 13 £422 -21.87% 7
West Midlands -3 12 £350 -31.70% 1
Oxfordshire - 11 £475 - 1
Bristol -4 10 £535 +7.00% 4
East Midlands - 9 £525 - 1
Edinburgh -10 8 £500 - 1
Cheshire - 8 £450 -
Oxford - 7 £505 -
Berkshire +2 6 £570 +34.11% 2
Surrey -5 6 £400 -15.78% 4
Hampshire -20 6 £550 -18.51%
Bradford - 6 £423 - 3
Reading +20 5 £535 +58.51% 1
Leeds - 4 £330 - 3
Coventry - 4 £300 -
Devon - 4 £600 -
Glasgow -5 3 £400 -11.11% 1
West Sussex - 3 £420 -
Docklands, London +9 2 £560 -0.44%

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 351 (50.94%) Data Modelling
2 208 (30.19%) Business Intelligence
3 200 (29.03%) Finance
4 173 (25.11%) Oracle
5 157 (22.79%) SQL
6 153 (22.21%) Data Management
7 151 (21.92%) Data Warehouse
8 124 (18.00%) ETL
9 112 (16.26%) Migration
10 110 (15.97%) Data Integration
11 109 (15.82%) SQL Server
12 102 (14.80%) Banking
13 96 (13.93%) Analytics
14 94 (13.64%) Master Data Management
15 93 (13.50%) Microsoft
16 89 (12.92%) Data Governance
17 83 (12.05%) Logical Data Model
18 81 (11.76%) Data Analysis
18 81 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
19 77 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
19 77 (11.18%) Project Management
19 77 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
20 73 (10.60%) TOGAF
21 68 (9.87%) Reference Data
22 67 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
23 65 (9.43%) Degree
24 61 (8.85%) Data Migration
25 58 (8.42%) Management Information System
25 58 (8.42%) Physical Data Model
26 57 (8.27%) Big Data

Data Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 31 (4.50%) SharePoint
2 27 (3.92%) SAS
3 16 (2.32%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (1.60%) Apache
7 10 (1.45%) Oracle Coherence
7 10 (1.45%) WebSphere
7 10 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.16%) MS Exchange
9 7 (1.02%) Lync
9 7 (1.02%) Apache Spark
9 7 (1.02%) Mule
10 6 (0.87%) IIS
11 4 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.58%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.58%) LiveLink
11 4 (0.58%) Adobe CQ
12 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 36 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.45%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.31%) MS Office
4 7 (1.02%) SPSS
5 6 (0.87%) PowerPivot
6 5 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.58%) Stata
7 4 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.44%) MS Project
9 1 (0.15%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 28 (4.06%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.87%) SAP CRM
4 6 (0.87%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.73%) ENOVIA
5 5 (0.73%) DELMIA
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle TCA
6 3 (0.44%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.44%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.44%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (0.29%) HFM
7 2 (0.29%) VisionPLUS
7 2 (0.29%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.29%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (1.45%) SaaS
3 4 (0.58%) IaaS
4 3 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.44%) PaaS
4 3 (0.44%) Office 365
5 2 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.29%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.15%) Force.com
6 1 (0.15%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.74%) Firewall
2 10 (1.45%) WAN
2 10 (1.45%) SAN
3 8 (1.16%) LAN
3 8 (1.16%) Internet
3 8 (1.16%) NAS
4 6 (0.87%) Network Security
4 6 (0.87%) Ethernet
4 6 (0.87%) FTP
5 4 (0.58%) DNS
5 4 (0.58%) BGP
6 3 (0.44%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (0.44%) Multicast
6 3 (0.44%) MPLS
6 3 (0.44%) VPN
7 2 (0.29%) VLAN
7 2 (0.29%) SMTP
7 2 (0.29%) ATM
7 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (21.92%) Data Warehouse
2 109 (15.82%) SQL Server
3 57 (8.27%) Big Data
4 56 (8.13%) Oracle Database
5 43 (6.24%) Oracle Database 11g
6 35 (5.08%) Hadoop
7 32 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 31 (4.50%) Relational Database
9 27 (3.92%) Oracle BI EE
10 22 (3.19%) DataStage
10 22 (3.19%) DB2
11 19 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
11 19 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (2.61%) Oracle ODI
13 17 (2.47%) QlikView
13 17 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (2.32%) NoSQL
14 16 (2.32%) RDBMS
15 14 (2.03%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 28 (4.06%) ERwin
2 7 (1.02%) Toad
3 5 (0.73%) PowerDesigner
4 3 (0.44%) JMeter
4 3 (0.44%) Rational Rose
4 3 (0.44%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.29%) RequisitePro
5 2 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.15%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
General
1 200 (29.03%) Finance
2 102 (14.80%) Banking
3 43 (6.24%) Retail
4 35 (5.08%) Investment Banking
5 29 (4.21%) Marketing
6 22 (3.19%) Manufacturing
7 19 (2.76%) Telecoms
8 14 (2.03%) Retail Banking
9 12 (1.74%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.60%) Front Office
11 10 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (1.16%) Advertising
12 8 (1.16%) Automotive
13 7 (1.02%) Publishing
14 6 (0.87%) Back Office
14 6 (0.87%) Games
15 5 (0.73%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.44%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.29%) French Language
17 2 (0.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 413 (59.94%) Architect
2 236 (34.25%) Data Architect
3 94 (13.64%) Analyst
4 66 (9.58%) Developer
5 58 (8.42%) Solutions Architect
6 51 (7.40%) Enterprise Architect
7 49 (7.11%) Technical Architect
8 48 (6.97%) Data Analyst
9 43 (6.24%) Consultant
10 39 (5.66%) Data Modeller
11 26 (3.77%) Enterprise Data Architect
11 26 (3.77%) Business Analyst
12 20 (2.90%) Oracle Architect
12 20 (2.90%) Information Architect
13 18 (2.61%) Business Intelligence Architect
13 18 (2.61%) Data Consultant
14 16 (2.32%) Senior Architect
14 16 (2.32%) Data Manager
15 15 (2.18%) Infrastructure Architect
16 14 (2.03%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (5.37%) XML
2 31 (4.50%) .NET
3 25 (3.63%) Web Services
4 18 (2.61%) Middleware
5 17 (2.47%) HTML
6 10 (1.45%) XSD
7 8 (1.16%) SOAP
7 8 (1.16%) CSS
8 7 (1.02%) REST
9 5 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (0.73%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.73%) J2EE
9 5 (0.73%) Application Packaging
10 4 (0.58%) JSP
10 4 (0.58%) FpML
10 4 (0.58%) RESTful
11 3 (0.44%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.44%) MDX
11 3 (0.44%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 2 (0.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 110 (15.97%) Data Integration
2 77 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (9.87%) Reference Data
4 58 (8.42%) Management Information System
5 41 (5.95%) Data Structures
6 24 (3.48%) Visualisation
7 23 (3.34%) Computer Science
8 21 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (2.90%) Open Source
10 19 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 19 (2.76%) Data Extraction
11 13 (1.89%) Data Conversion
12 12 (1.74%) Derivative
13 11 (1.60%) Taxonomies
13 11 (1.60%) Credit Derivative
14 10 (1.45%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 10 (1.45%) Equity Derivative
15 9 (1.31%) Mainframe
15 9 (1.31%) Clustering
16 7 (1.02%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 45 (6.53%) UNIX
2 43 (6.24%) Windows
3 16 (2.32%) Linux
4 8 (1.16%) zOS
5 5 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (0.73%) Solaris
6 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.29%) AIX
9 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.15%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (50.94%) Data Modelling
2 208 (30.19%) Business Intelligence
3 153 (22.21%) Data Management
4 124 (18.00%) ETL
5 112 (16.26%) Migration
6 96 (13.93%) Analytics
7 94 (13.64%) Master Data Management
8 89 (12.92%) Data Governance
9 83 (12.05%) Logical Data Model
10 81 (11.76%) Data Analysis
10 81 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
11 77 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 77 (11.18%) Project Management
12 73 (10.60%) TOGAF
13 67 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
14 61 (8.85%) Data Migration
15 58 (8.42%) Physical Data Model
16 50 (7.26%) SOA
17 48 (6.97%) Business Analysis
18 45 (6.53%) UML
Programming Languages
1 157 (22.79%) SQL
2 49 (7.11%) Java
3 40 (5.81%) PL/SQL
4 22 (3.19%) C#
5 19 (2.76%) Shell Script
5 19 (2.76%) T-SQL
6 16 (2.32%) JavaScript
7 9 (1.31%) VBA
8 8 (1.16%) C
8 8 (1.16%) Python
9 7 (1.02%) PHP
10 6 (0.87%) VB.NET
11 5 (0.73%) Perl
11 5 (0.73%) Delphi
12 4 (0.58%) C++
12 4 (0.58%) VB
12 4 (0.58%) R
13 1 (0.15%) Scala
13 1 (0.15%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 65 (9.43%) Degree
2 27 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.32%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.44%) CITP
4 3 (0.44%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.15%) CCIE
6 1 (0.15%) CCNA
6 1 (0.15%) ISEB
6 1 (0.15%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.53%) Data Quality
2 13 (1.89%) QA
3 8 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.73%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.58%) Basel III
6 3 (0.44%) FATCA
7 2 (0.29%) COBIT
7 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.15%) COREP
8 1 (0.15%) FINREP
8 1 (0.15%) SLA
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (1.02%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.44%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.15%) XenServer
6 1 (0.15%) vSphere
6 1 (0.15%) vCloud
6 1 (0.15%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (0.73%) Control-M
2 4 (0.58%) BladeLogic
2 4 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (0.29%) Oozie
3 2 (0.29%) Ambari
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.15%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 173 (25.11%) Oracle
2 93 (13.50%) Microsoft
3 52 (7.55%) Informatica
4 45 (6.53%) SAP
5 36 (5.22%) Teradata
6 34 (4.93%) IBM
7 23 (3.34%) Sybase
8 22 (3.19%) Ab Initio
9 20 (2.90%) Cognos
10 18 (2.61%) Tableau
11 16 (2.32%) Business Objects
12 14 (2.03%) Cisco
13 12 (1.74%) CA
14 8 (1.16%) VMware
14 8 (1.16%) Netezza
14 8 (1.16%) Hyperion
14 8 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
15 7 (1.02%) Red Hat
15 7 (1.02%) MicroStrategy
15 7 (1.02%) Trillium
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