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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Architecture
Rank 320 300 330
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +30
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 282 286 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.59% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.79% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 184 141
Average daily rate
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£525 £523 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.38% -0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £353 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £473 £525
% change year-on-year
+0.52% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.25 £45.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.27% -26.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £33.05 £37.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £84.75 £33.45 £52.47
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £33.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.77% -7.63%

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
37746 36266 32728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.34% 74.25% 72.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24225 22016 19460
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 992 1106 1306
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 January 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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -14 271 £525 - 97
London -1 153 £600 +9.09% 45
City of London +16 41 £573 +4.09% 11
South East -18 29 £500 +5.26% 14
South West -3 20 £475 +8.57% 16
North West +6 19 £450 -20.35% 8
West Yorkshire +5 16 £400 +13.31%
Yorkshire -3 16 £400 +6.24%
East of England +5 13 £550 +83.33% 4
Cheshire +7 11 £456 -19.24% 2
Wiltshire - 10 £550 - 1
West Midlands 0 9 £365 +4.28% 6
Leeds -7 9 £330 +6.79%
Warrington -5 7 £450 -20.35% 2
Oxfordshire - 7 £505 - 3
Swindon - 7 £475 - 1
Reading +3 6 £420 -26.95% 1
Surrey +2 6 £475 - 6
Berkshire -12 6 £420 -11.57% 1
East Midlands - 6 £563 - 1
Scotland -15 5 £450 -18.18% 1
Hampshire -17 5 £550 +0.22% 3
Fareham - 5 £550 - 1
Manchester -1 4 £475 +5.55% 6
Oxford - 4 £518 - 3
Coventry - 4 £300 -
Bradford - 4 £411 -
Bristol -6 3 £446 -15.00% 6
Glasgow -1 2 - -
Birmingham -7 2 £445 +27.14% 5

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 325 (49.85%) Data Modelling
2 207 (31.75%) Finance
3 194 (29.75%) Business Intelligence
4 150 (23.01%) Oracle
5 144 (22.09%) SQL
5 144 (22.09%) Data Warehouse
6 141 (21.63%) Data Management
7 126 (19.33%) ETL
8 106 (16.26%) Banking
9 104 (15.95%) Migration
10 100 (15.34%) Microsoft
11 90 (13.80%) Enterprise Architecture
12 89 (13.65%) Analytics
13 88 (13.50%) SQL Server
14 87 (13.34%) Data Integration
15 86 (13.19%) Data Analysis
16 81 (12.42%) Master Data Management
16 81 (12.42%) Data Governance
17 80 (12.27%) Stakeholder Management
18 79 (12.12%) Logical Data Model
19 76 (11.66%) Project Management
20 72 (11.04%) Data Migration
21 71 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
22 66 (10.12%) Reference Data
23 65 (9.97%) TOGAF
24 62 (9.51%) Management Information System
25 61 (9.36%) Big Data
26 59 (9.05%) Degree
27 56 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
28 50 (7.67%) Business Analysis

Data Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 29 (4.45%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.76%) SAS
3 15 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (1.53%) Oracle Coherence
7 8 (1.23%) Apache Spark
7 8 (1.23%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.07%) Mule
8 7 (1.07%) Lync
9 6 (0.92%) Apache
10 5 (0.77%) IIS
10 5 (0.77%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.61%) Adobe CQ
11 4 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.31%) LiveLink
13 2 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.31%) CICS
Applications
1 35 (5.37%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.38%) MS Office
3 9 (1.38%) SPSS
4 6 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.77%) MS Project
5 5 (0.77%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.46%) Stata
7 1 (0.15%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 27 (4.14%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (1.07%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.46%) SAP Payroll
5 3 (0.46%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.46%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle TCA
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.31%) JDE World
6 2 (0.31%) Demantra
6 2 (0.31%) HFM
6 2 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
1 13 (1.99%) SaaS
2 4 (0.61%) IaaS
2 4 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.61%) PaaS
3 3 (0.46%) Office 365
4 2 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.15%) Force.com
5 1 (0.15%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.84%) Firewall
2 11 (1.69%) SAN
3 8 (1.23%) Internet
3 8 (1.23%) NAS
4 7 (1.07%) Network Security
5 6 (0.92%) Multicast
5 6 (0.92%) BGP
5 6 (0.92%) WAN
5 6 (0.92%) FTP
6 5 (0.77%) ATM
6 5 (0.77%) LAN
7 4 (0.61%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.61%) DNS
8 3 (0.46%) Intranet
9 2 (0.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (0.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (0.31%) MPLS
9 2 (0.31%) VPN
9 2 (0.31%) SMTP
10 1 (0.15%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (22.09%) Data Warehouse
2 88 (13.50%) SQL Server
3 61 (9.36%) Big Data
4 39 (5.98%) Oracle Database
5 35 (5.37%) Hadoop
6 30 (4.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 29 (4.45%) DB2
8 25 (3.83%) Oracle BI EE
8 25 (3.83%) Relational Database
9 20 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
10 18 (2.76%) DataStage
11 17 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (2.45%) QlikView
13 14 (2.15%) Data Mining
13 14 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (1.84%) NoSQL
14 12 (1.84%) OLAP
15 11 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (4.14%) ERwin
2 7 (1.07%) Toad
3 4 (0.61%) PowerDesigner
4 3 (0.46%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.15%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.15%) Introscope
6 1 (0.15%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 207 (31.75%) Finance
2 106 (16.26%) Banking
3 46 (7.06%) Retail
4 38 (5.83%) Investment Banking
5 22 (3.37%) Marketing
6 20 (3.07%) Telecoms
7 19 (2.91%) Financial Institution
8 17 (2.61%) Front Office
9 15 (2.30%) Retail Banking
10 13 (1.99%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.23%) Publishing
12 6 (0.92%) Games
12 6 (0.92%) Advertising
12 6 (0.92%) Back Office
12 6 (0.92%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.77%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.46%) Legal
14 3 (0.46%) Electronics
15 2 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 395 (60.58%) Architect
2 235 (36.04%) Data Architect
3 88 (13.50%) Analyst
4 61 (9.36%) Developer
5 57 (8.74%) Solutions Architect
6 56 (8.59%) Enterprise Architect
7 45 (6.90%) Consultant
8 41 (6.29%) Technical Architect
9 39 (5.98%) Data Analyst
10 33 (5.06%) Data Modeller
11 30 (4.60%) Business Analyst
12 26 (3.99%) Enterprise Data Architect
13 24 (3.68%) Information Architect
14 18 (2.76%) Data Consultant
15 17 (2.61%) Oracle Architect
15 17 (2.61%) Senior Architect
16 16 (2.45%) Data Manager
17 15 (2.30%) Lead Architect
17 15 (2.30%) Business Intelligence Architect
18 14 (2.15%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (5.98%) XML
2 26 (3.99%) .NET
3 22 (3.37%) Middleware
3 22 (3.37%) Web Services
4 15 (2.30%) HTML
5 9 (1.38%) SOAP
6 8 (1.23%) REST
6 8 (1.23%) XSD
7 6 (0.92%) CSS
8 5 (0.77%) Application Packaging
8 5 (0.77%) J2EE
8 5 (0.77%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.77%) RESTful
9 4 (0.61%) FpML
9 4 (0.61%) JSP
9 4 (0.61%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.46%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (0.46%) JSON
10 3 (0.46%) MDX
10 3 (0.46%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 87 (13.34%) Data Integration
2 71 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (10.12%) Reference Data
4 62 (9.51%) Management Information System
5 38 (5.83%) Data Structures
6 24 (3.68%) Visualisation
7 22 (3.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 21 (3.22%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (2.91%) Derivative
10 17 (2.61%) Credit Derivative
11 16 (2.45%) Equity Derivative
11 16 (2.45%) Data Extraction
12 15 (2.30%) Open Source
13 14 (2.15%) Computer Science
13 14 (2.15%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 11 (1.69%) Taxonomies
15 9 (1.38%) Clustering
15 9 (1.38%) Mainframe
16 8 (1.23%) Data Conversion
17 7 (1.07%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 43 (6.60%) UNIX
2 40 (6.13%) Windows
3 11 (1.69%) Linux
4 8 (1.23%) zOS
5 4 (0.61%) Solaris
6 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.31%) AIX
7 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.15%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (49.85%) Data Modelling
2 194 (29.75%) Business Intelligence
3 141 (21.63%) Data Management
4 126 (19.33%) ETL
5 104 (15.95%) Migration
6 90 (13.80%) Enterprise Architecture
7 89 (13.65%) Analytics
8 86 (13.19%) Data Analysis
9 81 (12.42%) Master Data Management
9 81 (12.42%) Data Governance
10 80 (12.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 79 (12.12%) Logical Data Model
12 76 (11.66%) Project Management
13 72 (11.04%) Data Migration
14 65 (9.97%) TOGAF
15 56 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
16 50 (7.67%) Business Analysis
17 49 (7.52%) Information Architecture
18 45 (6.90%) SOA
18 45 (6.90%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 144 (22.09%) SQL
2 41 (6.29%) Java
3 34 (5.21%) PL/SQL
4 19 (2.91%) C#
5 16 (2.45%) T-SQL
6 15 (2.30%) Shell Script
7 10 (1.53%) JavaScript
8 9 (1.38%) VBA
9 6 (0.92%) VB.NET
9 6 (0.92%) C
10 5 (0.77%) Delphi
10 5 (0.77%) VB
10 5 (0.77%) Python
11 3 (0.46%) Perl
11 3 (0.46%) R
12 2 (0.31%) C++
12 2 (0.31%) VB6
13 1 (0.15%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.15%) XPath
13 1 (0.15%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 59 (9.05%) Degree
2 30 (4.60%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.77%) ISEB
5 3 (0.46%) Chartered Engineer
5 3 (0.46%) CITP
6 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.15%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.15%) CCNA
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.44%) Data Quality
2 16 (2.45%) QA
3 9 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.07%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.61%) Basel III
6 3 (0.46%) COBIT
7 2 (0.31%) FATCA
8 1 (0.15%) GMP
8 1 (0.15%) GxP
8 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.15%) COREP
8 1 (0.15%) FINREP
System Software
1 10 (1.53%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.07%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.61%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.46%) HDFS
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.15%) XenServer
7 1 (0.15%) RACF
7 1 (0.15%) vSphere
7 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (0.46%) Oozie
2 2 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (0.31%) Control-M
2 2 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.31%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.15%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.15%) Ambari
Vendors
1 150 (23.01%) Oracle
2 100 (15.34%) Microsoft
3 49 (7.52%) SAP
4 44 (6.75%) Informatica
5 34 (5.21%) IBM
5 34 (5.21%) Teradata
6 21 (3.22%) Cognos
7 20 (3.07%) Sybase
8 17 (2.61%) Tableau
9 13 (1.99%) Netezza
9 13 (1.99%) Business Objects
10 11 (1.69%) Cisco
10 11 (1.69%) Ab Initio
11 9 (1.38%) Siebel
11 9 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.23%) Hyperion
13 7 (1.07%) Sun
13 7 (1.07%) CA
13 7 (1.07%) VMware
14 6 (0.92%) Red Hat
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Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Rate: £270 - £440 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
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London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £800 per day + competitive
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Cornwall
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Montash
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Posted: 21 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £440 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £320 per day + competitive
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glastonbury, Somerset
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £575.00 - £665.00 per annum
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Somerset
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Rate: £500 - £615 per day
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City, London
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Salford, Lancashire
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South Wales
Computer Futures
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