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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Architecture
Rank 328 314 322
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 280 275 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.56% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.74% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 174 150
Average daily rate
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£550 £513 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £24.75 £33.25 £61.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.56% -45.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £33.25 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+9.77% -45.49%

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
38766 37025 32628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.08% 75.02% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 24251 22404 19497
Average daily rate £420 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £567 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1079 1146
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £52.30 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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
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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 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 -17 267 £550 +7.05% 102
London -3 149 £600 +9.09% 57
South East -7 45 £450 -2.70% 16
City of London +26 41 £588 +5.85% 15
South West +10 24 £505 +3.58% 17
North West -13 21 £475 -15.17% 3
Oxfordshire - 17 £425 - 6
Oxford - 17 £425 - 1
East of England +15 13 £613 +28.94% 3
Wiltshire +10 12 £550 +2.32%
Yorkshire -5 11 £425 +20.39% 3
West Yorkshire -6 11 £425 +34.28% 2
Swindon +2 10 £525 -2.32%
Manchester -2 10 £550 +22.22% 1
Cheshire +2 9 £456 -18.88%
Scotland -7 9 £375 -25.00% 2
Berkshire -17 9 £420 -16.00% 2
Hampshire -5 8 £528 +34.39% 3
Reading -6 8 £420 -16.00%
Surrey +1 7 £513 -2.38% 3
Leeds -17 7 £400 +42.85% 2
Hertfordshire +7 5 £400 -17.94%
East Sussex +6 5 £525 -
Warrington -9 5 £325 -42.47%
Somerset - 5 £425 - 1
Edinburgh +2 4 £375 -25.00% 2
Glasgow 0 4 - -
Bristol -3 4 £450 -18.18% 1
Fareham - 4 £550 -
Bedfordshire -1 3 £625 +27.55% 1

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 310 (48.06%) Data Modelling
2 199 (30.85%) Finance
3 189 (29.30%) Business Intelligence
4 152 (23.57%) SQL
5 150 (23.26%) Data Warehouse
6 144 (22.33%) Data Management
7 140 (21.71%) ETL
8 121 (18.76%) Oracle
9 118 (18.29%) Banking
10 106 (16.43%) Data Analysis
11 99 (15.35%) Migration
12 91 (14.11%) Analytics
13 90 (13.95%) Data Governance
14 87 (13.49%) Microsoft
15 78 (12.09%) Logical Data Model
16 77 (11.94%) SQL Server
17 75 (11.63%) Master Data Management
18 74 (11.47%) Enterprise Architecture
19 73 (11.32%) Data Migration
19 73 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
20 72 (11.16%) Data Integration
21 71 (11.01%) Project Management
22 65 (10.08%) Big Data
23 58 (8.99%) TOGAF
24 56 (8.68%) Business Analysis
24 56 (8.68%) Degree
25 53 (8.22%) Retail
26 52 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
27 49 (7.60%) Management Information System
28 48 (7.44%) SAP

Data Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (4.03%) SAS
2 21 (3.26%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (1.55%) Oracle Coherence
4 10 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (1.55%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (1.09%) Lync
6 7 (1.09%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.09%) Apache
7 6 (0.93%) IIS
8 5 (0.78%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.62%) Adobe CQ
10 3 (0.47%) Mule
10 3 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.47%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.16%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.16%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 33 (5.12%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.17%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.71%) SPSS
4 9 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.09%) MS Project
5 7 (1.09%) MS Office
6 4 (0.62%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.47%) Stata
8 1 (0.16%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 15 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (1.09%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.47%) SAP Payroll
5 3 (0.47%) Agresso
5 3 (0.47%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.47%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.31%) HFM
7 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.16%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.16%) SAP FI-GL
7 1 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.17%) SaaS
2 11 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.78%) PaaS
5 2 (0.31%) IaaS
5 2 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.16%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.86%) Internet
2 11 (1.71%) Firewall
3 10 (1.55%) SAN
4 9 (1.40%) LAN
4 9 (1.40%) WAN
5 8 (1.24%) DNS
5 8 (1.24%) Network Security
6 6 (0.93%) NAS
6 6 (0.93%) Multicast
6 6 (0.93%) BGP
7 5 (0.78%) ATM
8 4 (0.62%) Intranet
8 4 (0.62%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.62%) HTTP
9 2 (0.31%) SNMP
9 2 (0.31%) VPN
9 2 (0.31%) SSL
9 2 (0.31%) SMTP
9 2 (0.31%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.31%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (23.26%) Data Warehouse
2 77 (11.94%) SQL Server
3 65 (10.08%) Big Data
4 34 (5.27%) Hadoop
5 32 (4.96%) Relational Database
6 29 (4.50%) Oracle BI EE
7 26 (4.03%) Oracle Database
8 24 (3.72%) DB2
9 22 (3.41%) Data Mining
10 21 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 21 (3.26%) Oracle Database 11g
11 20 (3.10%) NoSQL
12 19 (2.95%) RDBMS
13 17 (2.64%) DataStage
13 17 (2.64%) QlikView
14 16 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 15 (2.33%) OLAP
16 14 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
16 14 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 13 (2.02%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (4.50%) ERwin
2 6 (0.93%) PowerDesigner
2 6 (0.93%) Toad
3 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.16%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.16%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.16%) JUnit
4 1 (0.16%) Introscope
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
General
1 199 (30.85%) Finance
2 118 (18.29%) Banking
3 53 (8.22%) Retail
4 43 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 24 (3.72%) Front Office
5 24 (3.72%) Marketing
6 21 (3.26%) Financial Institution
6 21 (3.26%) Telecoms
7 19 (2.95%) Retail Banking
8 13 (2.02%) Manufacturing
8 13 (2.02%) Publishing
9 7 (1.09%) Games
9 7 (1.09%) Back Office
10 6 (0.93%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.78%) Advertising
11 5 (0.78%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.47%) Electronics
13 2 (0.31%) Legal
13 2 (0.31%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 358 (55.50%) Architect
2 237 (36.74%) Data Architect
3 103 (15.97%) Analyst
4 69 (10.70%) Developer
5 55 (8.53%) Consultant
6 51 (7.91%) Enterprise Architect
7 44 (6.82%) Data Analyst
7 44 (6.82%) Business Analyst
8 35 (5.43%) Data Modeller
9 33 (5.12%) Solutions Architect
10 26 (4.03%) Technical Architect
11 24 (3.72%) Information Architect
12 23 (3.57%) Enterprise Data Architect
13 22 (3.41%) Data Consultant
14 19 (2.95%) Lead Architect
15 17 (2.64%) Senior Architect
15 17 (2.64%) Data Manager
15 17 (2.64%) Technical Analyst
15 17 (2.64%) Business Intelligence Architect
16 15 (2.33%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (6.67%) XML
2 29 (4.50%) .NET
3 24 (3.72%) Middleware
4 22 (3.41%) Web Services
5 18 (2.79%) HTML
6 12 (1.86%) SOAP
7 11 (1.71%) REST
8 8 (1.24%) CSS
9 7 (1.09%) XSD
9 7 (1.09%) RESTful
10 5 (0.78%) ASP.NET
10 5 (0.78%) JSON
10 5 (0.78%) Application Packaging
11 4 (0.62%) FpML
11 4 (0.62%) JSP
11 4 (0.62%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 3 (0.47%) Visualforce
12 3 (0.47%) HTML5
12 3 (0.47%) XSLT
12 3 (0.47%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 72 (11.16%) Data Integration
2 52 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (7.60%) Management Information System
4 48 (7.44%) Reference Data
5 30 (4.65%) Data Structures
6 24 (3.72%) Visualisation
7 23 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 23 (3.57%) Derivative
8 22 (3.41%) Data Extraction
9 18 (2.79%) Credit Derivative
10 17 (2.64%) Equity Derivative
11 15 (2.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 13 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (1.86%) Computer Science
14 10 (1.55%) Statistics
15 9 (1.40%) Clustering
16 8 (1.24%) Fixed Income
16 8 (1.24%) PKI
16 8 (1.24%) FMCG
16 8 (1.24%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 33 (5.12%) UNIX
2 23 (3.57%) Windows
3 10 (1.55%) Linux
4 3 (0.47%) zOS
5 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.31%) AIX
5 2 (0.31%) Solaris
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (48.06%) Data Modelling
2 189 (29.30%) Business Intelligence
3 144 (22.33%) Data Management
4 140 (21.71%) ETL
5 106 (16.43%) Data Analysis
6 99 (15.35%) Migration
7 91 (14.11%) Analytics
8 90 (13.95%) Data Governance
9 78 (12.09%) Logical Data Model
10 75 (11.63%) Master Data Management
11 74 (11.47%) Enterprise Architecture
12 73 (11.32%) Data Migration
12 73 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
13 71 (11.01%) Project Management
14 58 (8.99%) TOGAF
15 56 (8.68%) Business Analysis
16 45 (6.98%) Information Architecture
17 43 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
18 41 (6.36%) CRM
19 38 (5.89%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 152 (23.57%) SQL
2 48 (7.44%) Java
3 34 (5.27%) PL/SQL
4 16 (2.48%) T-SQL
5 13 (2.02%) JavaScript
5 13 (2.02%) C#
6 11 (1.71%) Shell Script
7 9 (1.40%) Python
8 8 (1.24%) VBA
9 6 (0.93%) PHP
10 5 (0.78%) C
10 5 (0.78%) R
11 4 (0.62%) MATLAB
11 4 (0.62%) VB
12 3 (0.47%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.47%) Perl
12 3 (0.47%) Ruby
12 3 (0.47%) Scala
12 3 (0.47%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.47%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 56 (8.68%) Degree
2 27 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.26%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.71%) VCP4
5 6 (0.93%) ISEB
6 3 (0.47%) PMP
6 3 (0.47%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.31%) CCNA
7 2 (0.31%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 2 (0.31%) CITP
7 2 (0.31%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 18 (2.79%) QA
3 9 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.62%) Basel III
5 3 (0.47%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.47%) COBIT
5 3 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.31%) FATCA
7 1 (0.16%) COREP
7 1 (0.16%) FINREP
7 1 (0.16%) GMP
7 1 (0.16%) GxP
7 1 (0.16%) SLA
7 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.86%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.78%) Apache Flume
3 5 (0.78%) HDFS
4 4 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.31%) XenServer
5 2 (0.31%) vSphere
5 2 (0.31%) vCloud
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (0.47%) Oracle EDQ
2 2 (0.31%) Graphite
2 2 (0.31%) Oozie
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 121 (18.76%) Oracle
2 87 (13.49%) Microsoft
3 48 (7.44%) SAP
4 36 (5.58%) Informatica
5 32 (4.96%) IBM
5 32 (4.96%) Teradata
6 26 (4.03%) Tableau
7 25 (3.88%) Business Objects
8 21 (3.26%) Cognos
9 18 (2.79%) Netezza
10 17 (2.64%) Sybase
11 10 (1.55%) Siebel
11 10 (1.55%) Ab Initio
12 8 (1.24%) Cisco
12 8 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.93%) Red Hat
13 6 (0.93%) Bloomberg
13 6 (0.93%) Embarcadero
13 6 (0.93%) Northgate
14 5 (0.78%) GoldenSource
North East
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £Negotiable
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Thames Tideway Tunnel
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Thames Tideway Tunnel
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £650
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £440 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £423 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £520 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Nakama
Rate: From £500 to £520 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: 14 days ago