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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Architecture
Rank 327 322 360
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +38
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 366 361 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.65% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.82% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 262 182
Average daily rate £525 £518 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £400 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -65.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £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
45554 43915 42300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.54% 78.78% 77.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 30085 27355 26388
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1272 1188
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £47.83 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -17 340 £525 - 65
London -38 147 £550 -4.76% 36
Yorkshire +43 60 £638 +41.66% 4
South East -29 49 £494 +12.15% 11
South Yorkshire +20 40 £713 +58.33% 3
Sheffield +9 40 £713 +58.33% 3
City of London +11 20 £550 -4.34% 7
Scotland -6 20 £500 +33.33% 3
Midlands - 18 £425 -
Berkshire +16 17 £448 +6.54% 3
West Yorkshire +2 16 £470 -1.05% 1
East Midlands +19 14 £475 -26.92% 3
East Sussex +7 14 £408 -9.94%
Leeds +7 14 £470 -1.05% 1
North West -26 14 £488 -2.50% 4
Edinburgh 0 13 £500 +33.33% 2
Brighton +10 12 £350 -18.60%
West Midlands -12 11 £550 +29.41%
East of England 0 10 £550 +4.76% 5
South West -16 10 £475 -8.65% 1
North East -20 10 £700 +47.36% 1
Nottinghamshire - 10 £475 - 2
Reading -4 8 £488 +16.07% 1
Tyne and Wear - 8 £700 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £700 -
Telford -25 7 £537 -
Shropshire -27 7 £537 -
Nottingham - 7 £475 - 2
Crawley -7 6 £523 -12.91%
West Sussex -11 6 £525 +5.00%

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 336 (46.99%) Data Modelling
2 245 (34.27%) Finance
3 239 (33.43%) Data Warehouse
4 217 (30.35%) Business Intelligence
5 207 (28.95%) Data Management
6 159 (22.24%) SQL
7 146 (20.42%) Oracle
8 137 (19.16%) ETL
8 137 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
9 125 (17.48%) Data Quality
10 117 (16.36%) Data Integration
11 115 (16.08%) Enterprise Architecture
12 112 (15.66%) Analytics
13 111 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
14 100 (13.99%) Big Data
15 97 (13.57%) Migration
16 94 (13.15%) Master Data Management
17 91 (12.73%) TOGAF
18 90 (12.59%) Hadoop
19 89 (12.45%) Data Governance
20 79 (11.05%) Logical Data Model
21 74 (10.35%) Banking
22 73 (10.21%) Security Cleared
22 73 (10.21%) Microsoft
22 73 (10.21%) SQL Server
23 72 (10.07%) Management Information System
24 71 (9.93%) SAS
25 70 (9.79%) ERwin
26 69 (9.65%) Technical Architecture
27 68 (9.51%) Informatica

Data Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 71 (9.93%) SAS
2 19 (2.66%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.68%) Apache Spark
4 11 (1.54%) CMS
5 9 (1.26%) Node.js
6 8 (1.12%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.84%) Apache
8 5 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.56%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.56%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.56%) MQSI
9 4 (0.56%) Mule
9 4 (0.56%) nginx
9 4 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.42%) JBoss
10 3 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.42%) Tuxedo
11 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (2.66%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.24%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.12%) MS Office
4 5 (0.70%) MS Project
5 3 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.98%) SAP IS-U
3 6 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.70%) Maximo
4 5 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.70%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.28%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.28%) KANA IQ
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.14%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.14%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.14%) SunGard Martini
6 1 (0.14%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.68%) Office 365
3 8 (1.12%) SaaS
4 7 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.56%) GitHub
6 2 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.14%) Force.com
7 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.14%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.56%) 3G
1 4 (0.56%) WLAN
2 2 (0.28%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.14%) ATM
3 1 (0.14%) CTI
3 1 (0.14%) DHCP
3 1 (0.14%) DNS
3 1 (0.14%) HTTP
3 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.14%) Internet
3 1 (0.14%) Skype
3 1 (0.14%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (33.43%) Data Warehouse
2 100 (13.99%) Big Data
3 90 (12.59%) Hadoop
4 73 (10.21%) SQL Server
5 57 (7.97%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 54 (7.55%) BusinessObjects
7 50 (6.99%) Apache Hive
8 49 (6.85%) PostgreSQL
9 48 (6.71%) MongoDB
10 45 (6.29%) HBase
11 43 (6.01%) Pentaho
12 39 (5.45%) Relational Database
13 31 (4.34%) NoSQL
14 27 (3.78%) Data Mining
15 24 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 23 (3.22%) Oracle Database
17 22 (3.08%) RDBMS
18 20 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 18 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 17 (2.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 70 (9.79%) ERwin
2 12 (1.68%) Talend Open Studio
3 8 (1.12%) PowerDesigner
3 8 (1.12%) Toad
4 6 (0.84%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.70%) JIRA
5 5 (0.70%) Rational Rose
6 4 (0.56%) Hudson
6 4 (0.56%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.56%) XMLSpy
7 3 (0.42%) Subversion
7 3 (0.42%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.14%) JBuilder
8 1 (0.14%) Selenium
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.14%) WebDriver
General
1 245 (34.27%) Finance
2 74 (10.35%) Banking
3 33 (4.62%) Retail
4 28 (3.92%) Marketing
5 16 (2.24%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.10%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.54%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.26%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.12%) Advertising
9 8 (1.12%) Automotive
10 7 (0.98%) Back Office
10 7 (0.98%) Legal
11 6 (0.84%) Electronics
11 6 (0.84%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.56%) Front Office
12 4 (0.56%) Publishing
13 2 (0.28%) Billing
13 2 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.28%) Games
14 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 455 (63.64%) Architect
2 314 (43.92%) Data Architect
3 77 (10.77%) Enterprise Architect
4 73 (10.21%) Analyst
5 63 (8.81%) Solutions Architect
6 53 (7.41%) Enterprise Data Architect
7 40 (5.59%) Developer
7 40 (5.59%) Senior Architect
8 39 (5.45%) Technical Architect
9 37 (5.17%) Data Analyst
10 32 (4.48%) Big Data Architect
10 32 (4.48%) Business Analyst
11 31 (4.34%) Consultant
12 30 (4.20%) Project Manager
13 22 (3.08%) Data Consultant
13 22 (3.08%) Data Modeller
14 21 (2.94%) Senior Data Architect
15 20 (2.80%) Data Warehouse Architect
15 20 (2.80%) Integration Architect
16 17 (2.38%) Data Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (4.34%) Middleware
2 29 (4.06%) Web Services
3 26 (3.64%) XML
4 23 (3.22%) REST
5 22 (3.08%) HTML
6 16 (2.24%) .NET
7 15 (2.10%) JSON
8 9 (1.26%) SOAP
9 8 (1.12%) FpML
10 7 (0.98%) HTML5
10 7 (0.98%) Kafka
11 6 (0.84%) .NET Framework
11 6 (0.84%) FIX Protocol
11 6 (0.84%) OAuth
11 6 (0.84%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 6 (0.84%) SAML
12 5 (0.70%) Ajax
12 5 (0.70%) Hibernate
12 5 (0.70%) jQuery
12 5 (0.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 117 (16.36%) Data Integration
2 111 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
3 72 (10.07%) Management Information System
4 48 (6.71%) Visualisation
5 41 (5.73%) Reference Data
6 31 (4.34%) Data Structures
7 15 (2.10%) Algorithms
7 15 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.82%) Data Conversion
9 12 (1.68%) Credit Risk
10 11 (1.54%) Computer Science
11 10 (1.40%) Data Centre
12 9 (1.26%) Data Protection Act
13 8 (1.12%) Taxonomies
14 7 (0.98%) Replication
15 6 (0.84%) Data Extraction
16 5 (0.70%) Cryptography
16 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Licensing
17 4 (0.56%) Blog
17 4 (0.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (7.13%) Unix
2 23 (3.22%) Linux
3 21 (2.94%) Windows
4 7 (0.98%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.70%) Android
5 5 (0.70%) zOS
6 4 (0.56%) AIX
7 3 (0.42%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.28%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.28%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.14%) Solaris
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (46.99%) Data Modelling
2 217 (30.35%) Business Intelligence
3 207 (28.95%) Data Management
4 137 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
4 137 (19.16%) ETL
5 115 (16.08%) Enterprise Architecture
6 112 (15.66%) Analytics
7 97 (13.57%) Migration
8 94 (13.15%) Master Data Management
9 91 (12.73%) TOGAF
10 89 (12.45%) Data Governance
11 79 (11.05%) Logical Data Model
12 69 (9.65%) Technical Architecture
13 65 (9.09%) Data Migration
14 64 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
15 63 (8.81%) Open Source
16 62 (8.67%) Data Analysis
17 53 (7.41%) SOA
18 50 (6.99%) Physical Data Model
19 47 (6.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 159 (22.24%) SQL
2 63 (8.81%) Java
3 39 (5.45%) Shell Script
4 36 (5.03%) JavaScript
5 28 (3.92%) C++
6 22 (3.08%) Python
7 16 (2.24%) PL/SQL
8 8 (1.12%) C#
8 8 (1.12%) Scala
9 7 (0.98%) VC++
10 6 (0.84%) C
10 6 (0.84%) R
10 6 (0.84%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.56%) Groovy
11 4 (0.56%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.42%) Clojure
12 3 (0.42%) COBOL
12 3 (0.42%) Ruby
12 3 (0.42%) SAS Macro
13 2 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 73 (10.21%) Security Cleared
2 35 (4.90%) Degree
3 32 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (0.84%) ISEB
6 5 (0.70%) SAP Certification
7 4 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.42%) MBA
8 3 (0.42%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.42%) PMP
9 2 (0.28%) APMP
9 2 (0.28%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (0.28%) CITP
9 2 (0.28%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.14%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.14%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (17.48%) Data Quality
2 16 (2.24%) QA
3 8 (1.12%) ISO20022
4 7 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.56%) EMIR
6 4 (0.56%) FINREP
6 4 (0.56%) MiFID
7 3 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.28%) AIFMD
8 2 (0.28%) FATCA
8 2 (0.28%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.14%) Basel II
9 1 (0.14%) COBIT
9 1 (0.14%) Dublin Core
9 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.14%) SLA
9 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.14%) UCITS
System Software
1 5 (0.70%) Apache Flume
1 5 (0.70%) HDFS
1 5 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (0.70%) Data Guard
2 4 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.42%) Capistrano
3 3 (0.42%) Nagios
3 3 (0.42%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.42%) Oozie
3 3 (0.42%) Puppet
4 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.14%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 146 (20.42%) Oracle
2 73 (10.21%) Microsoft
3 68 (9.51%) Informatica
4 46 (6.43%) Tableau
5 42 (5.87%) SAP
6 39 (5.45%) CA
7 35 (4.90%) IBM
8 17 (2.38%) Teradata
9 14 (1.96%) VMware
10 12 (1.68%) Talend
11 8 (1.12%) Cloudera
12 7 (0.98%) Cognos
12 7 (0.98%) MicroStrategy
13 6 (0.84%) Bloomberg
13 6 (0.84%) HP
13 6 (0.84%) Pega
13 6 (0.84%) Red Hat
13 6 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.70%) Embarcadero
14 5 (0.70%) MuleSoft
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