The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Architecture
Rank 327 300 375
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +75
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 283 261 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.55% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.76% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 162 155
Average daily rate £500 £525 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £400 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £460 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £37.80 £61.00 £42.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.03% +42.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £61.00 -
% change year-on-year
-38.03% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40055 34550 41999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.38% 72.44% 69.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24990 20571 23942
Average daily rate £400 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1138 1039 1411
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%

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 24 April 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
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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -35 256 £500 -4.76% 29
London -26 144 £550 - 18
City of London +3 39 £550 - 8
South East -4 32 £425 -19.04% 1
Yorkshire -4 22 £363 -19.44%
Scotland +5 20 £525 +37.70%
East of England -7 19 £475 +5.55% 3
Edinburgh -12 16 £525 +37.70%
West Yorkshire -3 13 £353 -29.40%
South West -11 13 £538 +7.50% 4
Berkshire -6 12 £438 -12.50%
Leeds -7 11 £347 -30.70%
West Midlands -15 9 £355 - 2
North West -17 8 £425 +21.42%
Hertfordshire 0 7 £388 - 1
Reading -8 7 £425 -15.00%
Hampshire +13 6 £375 -31.81%
East Midlands -11 6 £688 +83.33% 1
Canary Wharf +25 5 £375 -50.00%
Bedfordshire -17 5 £553 +22.77% 1
Buckinghamshire -18 5 £370 -26.00% 1
Essex - 5 £563 - 1
Coventry -8 4 £430 -
Manchester -12 4 £450 +28.57%
Surrey -14 4 £506 -15.62%
Milton Keynes -21 4 £370 -27.80% 1
Wiltshire -23 4 £538 +7.50% 1
Glasgow - 4 - -
Cheshire -4 3 £419 -
West Sussex -7 3 £320 -7.24%

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 344 (59.83%) Data Modelling
2 160 (27.83%) Finance
3 157 (27.30%) Oracle
4 136 (23.65%) Data Management
5 134 (23.30%) Business Intelligence
6 131 (22.78%) SQL
7 129 (22.43%) Data Warehouse
8 106 (18.43%) Data Integration
9 104 (18.09%) Migration
10 93 (16.17%) ETL
11 90 (15.65%) SQL Server
12 81 (14.09%) Data Migration
13 80 (13.91%) Banking
14 72 (12.52%) TOGAF
15 70 (12.17%) Master Data Management
16 69 (12.00%) Data Analysis
17 63 (10.96%) Big Data
18 60 (10.43%) SAP
19 57 (9.91%) Data Mapping
20 56 (9.74%) Microsoft
21 55 (9.57%) Reference Data
22 51 (8.87%) Analytics
23 48 (8.35%) Management Information System
23 48 (8.35%) Informatica
24 43 (7.48%) Enterprise Architecture
24 43 (7.48%) Data Cleansing
25 42 (7.30%) Degree
26 41 (7.13%) Investment Banking
27 40 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
27 40 (6.96%) Pharmaceutical

Data Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (1.91%) SharePoint
1 11 (1.91%) SAS
2 6 (1.04%) nginx
3 5 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (0.70%) CMS
4 4 (0.70%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.52%) Lync
6 2 (0.35%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.17%) Drupal
7 1 (0.17%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.17%) Node.js
7 1 (0.17%) GemFire
7 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.17%) FileNet
7 1 (0.17%) CICS
7 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.17%) MQSeries
Applications
1 15 (2.61%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.04%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (0.87%) SPSS
4 3 (0.52%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.52%) MS Office
5 1 (0.17%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 21 (3.65%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.04%) SAP BPC
3 5 (0.87%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.35%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.35%) DELMIA
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.35%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.35%) Maximo
5 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.17%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.57%) PaaS
2 8 (1.39%) IaaS
3 4 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.70%) SaaS
4 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.78%) WAN
2 14 (2.43%) SAN
3 9 (1.57%) LAN
4 5 (0.87%) Firewall
5 4 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (0.70%) VLAN
5 4 (0.70%) WLAN
5 4 (0.70%) IPv4
6 2 (0.35%) SNA
6 2 (0.35%) SMS
6 2 (0.35%) RTCP
6 2 (0.35%) RTP
7 1 (0.17%) Internet
7 1 (0.17%) Network Security
7 1 (0.17%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.17%) LDAP
7 1 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (22.43%) Data Warehouse
2 90 (15.65%) SQL Server
3 63 (10.96%) Big Data
4 35 (6.09%) Oracle Database
5 34 (5.91%) Relational Database
6 30 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (4.52%) RDBMS
8 24 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (4.00%) Hadoop
10 20 (3.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (3.30%) NoSQL
12 17 (2.96%) Data Mining
13 16 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (2.61%) QlikView
15 14 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
16 11 (1.91%) OLAP
17 9 (1.57%) Star Schema
17 9 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
17 9 (1.57%) Oracle BI EE
18 8 (1.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 38 (6.61%) PowerDesigner
2 31 (5.39%) ERwin
3 10 (1.74%) LSMW
4 7 (1.22%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (0.87%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.52%) Toad
6 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.35%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.17%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.17%) JSUnit
8 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.17%) Subversion
8 1 (0.17%) Maven
8 1 (0.17%) JIRA
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
General
1 160 (27.83%) Finance
2 80 (13.91%) Banking
3 41 (7.13%) Investment Banking
4 40 (6.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 25 (4.35%) Retail
6 23 (4.00%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.61%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.04%) Front Office
9 5 (0.87%) Publishing
9 5 (0.87%) Marketing
10 4 (0.70%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.70%) Automotive
10 4 (0.70%) Legal
11 3 (0.52%) Back Office
11 3 (0.52%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.35%) Advertising
12 2 (0.35%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.35%) Games
13 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 322 (56.00%) Architect
2 209 (36.35%) Data Architect
3 67 (11.65%) Analyst
4 53 (9.22%) Data Modeller
5 51 (8.87%) Technical Architect
6 45 (7.83%) Consultant
6 45 (7.83%) Developer
7 42 (7.30%) Enterprise Architect
8 40 (6.96%) Data Analyst
9 35 (6.09%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 30 (5.22%) Information Architect
11 26 (4.52%) Solutions Architect
12 22 (3.83%) Business Analyst
13 19 (3.30%) Data Manager
14 15 (2.61%) DBA
15 14 (2.43%) Business Intelligence Architect
15 14 (2.43%) Data Migration Manager
16 12 (2.09%) Designer
17 11 (1.91%) SAP Consultant
18 10 (1.74%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.00%) XML
2 19 (3.30%) Middleware
3 16 (2.78%) .NET
4 13 (2.26%) Oracle Fusion
5 10 (1.74%) MapReduce
5 10 (1.74%) Web Services
6 6 (1.04%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (1.04%) ZeroMQ
7 4 (0.70%) JSON
7 4 (0.70%) XML Schema
7 4 (0.70%) HTML
8 3 (0.52%) CSS
8 3 (0.52%) FpML
8 3 (0.52%) MDX
8 3 (0.52%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (0.52%) HTML5
8 3 (0.52%) CSS3
9 2 (0.35%) REST
9 2 (0.35%) Django
9 2 (0.35%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 106 (18.43%) Data Integration
2 55 (9.57%) Reference Data
3 48 (8.35%) Management Information System
4 27 (4.70%) Computer Science
5 24 (4.17%) Fixed Income
6 18 (3.13%) Pharmacovigilance
7 14 (2.43%) Taxonomies
8 10 (1.74%) Data Conversion
8 10 (1.74%) Data Extraction
8 10 (1.74%) Visualisation
9 9 (1.57%) Open Source
9 9 (1.57%) Credit Risk
10 8 (1.39%) Clustering
11 7 (1.22%) NHS
11 7 (1.22%) Market Risk
12 6 (1.04%) Derivative
12 6 (1.04%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.87%) PMI
13 5 (0.87%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 16 (2.78%) Windows
2 11 (1.91%) UNIX
3 9 (1.57%) Linux
4 8 (1.39%) MVS
4 8 (1.39%) VME
5 4 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.52%) AIX
7 2 (0.35%) zOS
7 2 (0.35%) Android
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (59.83%) Data Modelling
2 136 (23.65%) Data Management
3 134 (23.30%) Business Intelligence
4 104 (18.09%) Migration
5 93 (16.17%) ETL
6 81 (14.09%) Data Migration
7 72 (12.52%) TOGAF
8 70 (12.17%) Master Data Management
9 69 (12.00%) Data Analysis
10 57 (9.91%) Data Mapping
11 51 (8.87%) Analytics
12 43 (7.48%) Data Cleansing
12 43 (7.48%) Enterprise Architecture
13 40 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 40 (6.96%) Project Management
14 37 (6.43%) SOA
14 37 (6.43%) Asset Management
15 35 (6.09%) RUP
16 34 (5.91%) Data Governance
17 31 (5.39%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 131 (22.78%) SQL
2 36 (6.26%) Java
3 25 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 14 (2.43%) PL/SQL
5 13 (2.26%) C#
6 8 (1.39%) C
7 7 (1.22%) Python
7 7 (1.22%) R
8 3 (0.52%) VBA
9 2 (0.35%) SPARQL
9 2 (0.35%) Scala
9 2 (0.35%) REXX
9 2 (0.35%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.35%) JCL
9 2 (0.35%) Ruby
9 2 (0.35%) SAS Macro
9 2 (0.35%) C++
9 2 (0.35%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.17%) Perl
10 1 (0.17%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 42 (7.30%) Degree
2 27 (4.70%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.57%) PMI Certification
5 5 (0.87%) ISEB
5 5 (0.87%) PMP
6 4 (0.70%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.52%) IIBA
7 3 (0.52%) CBAP
8 2 (0.35%) CISM
8 2 (0.35%) CISSP
8 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.17%) OCP
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.17%) CCIE
9 1 (0.17%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.48%) Data Quality
2 16 (2.78%) QA
3 9 (1.57%) SLA
4 5 (0.87%) Basel II
5 4 (0.70%) CRD IV
5 4 (0.70%) COREP
5 4 (0.70%) FINREP
6 3 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.52%) GMP
6 3 (0.52%) GxP
7 2 (0.35%) COBIT
7 2 (0.35%) Basel III
8 1 (0.17%) FATCA
8 1 (0.17%) EMIR
8 1 (0.17%) MiFID
8 1 (0.17%) GAMP
System Software
1 5 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (0.87%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.35%) RACF
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (1.04%) Puppet
2 4 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.35%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 157 (27.30%) Oracle
2 60 (10.43%) SAP
3 56 (9.74%) Microsoft
4 48 (8.35%) Informatica
5 29 (5.04%) Business Objects
6 21 (3.65%) Teradata
7 16 (2.78%) IBM
7 16 (2.78%) Cognos
8 10 (1.74%) EMC
9 9 (1.57%) HP
10 8 (1.39%) Tableau
11 7 (1.22%) Splunk
11 7 (1.22%) Talend
11 7 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.22%) CA
12 6 (1.04%) Ab Initio
13 5 (0.87%) VMware
13 5 (0.87%) Symantec
13 5 (0.87%) Cisco
13 5 (0.87%) Sybase
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LA International
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Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
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Swindon
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day
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Sussex
HFG
Rate: £475 - £510 per day
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Leeds
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