The table below looks at the statistics for the Database Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Architect
Rank 602 584 563
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Database Architect 18 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.049% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.053% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 4
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£445 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £363 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £435
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -19.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Database Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Database Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Database Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Database Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Database Architect within the UK.

Database Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Database Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Database Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Database Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Database Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Database Architect within the UK.

Database Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Database Architect
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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 -35 15 £445 -6.31% 3
London -8 11 £445 -6.31% 3
South East -11 2 - -
Middlesex - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
West Midlands +1 1 £180 -
City of London -18 1 £445 -6.31% 1
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £550 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £180 -
East Midlands - 1 £525 -

Database Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Database Architect in their job title 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 with Database Architect in their job title.

1 15 (50.00%) Oracle
2 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) Linux
3 9 (30.00%) Replication
3 9 (30.00%) Data Architecture
3 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database
4 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
4 8 (26.67%) OO
4 8 (26.67%) MySQL
5 7 (23.33%) ETL
5 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (23.33%) Java
5 7 (23.33%) Migration
5 7 (23.33%) MongoDB
5 7 (23.33%) Hibernate
5 7 (23.33%) Spring
5 7 (23.33%) Web Development
5 7 (23.33%) Analytics
6 6 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 6 (20.00%) Finance
6 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (16.67%) .NET
7 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 5 (16.67%) SAN
7 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development

Database Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Database Architect in their job title 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 with Database Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) SAN
2 4 (13.33%) Firewall
3 3 (10.00%) NAS
4 1 (3.33%) LAN
4 1 (3.33%) VoIP
4 1 (3.33%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) Wireless
4 1 (3.33%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 8 (26.67%) MySQL
3 7 (23.33%) MongoDB
4 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (13.33%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (13.33%) DB2
7 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (6.67%) QlikView
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (3.33%) MariaDB
8 1 (3.33%) Big Data
8 1 (3.33%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
8 1 (3.33%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) Toad
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Hibernate
1 7 (23.33%) Spring
2 5 (16.67%) .NET
3 4 (13.33%) Middleware
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.67%) REST
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.67%) CSS
6 1 (3.33%) XML
6 1 (3.33%) Flash
6 1 (3.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Replication
2 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.00%) Clustering
5 1 (3.33%) Informatics
5 1 (3.33%) NHS
5 1 (3.33%) DTV
5 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) UNIX
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (3.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Data Architecture
2 8 (26.67%) OO
3 7 (23.33%) ETL
3 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (23.33%) Migration
3 7 (23.33%) Web Development
3 7 (23.33%) Analytics
4 6 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.00%) TDD
6 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (6.67%) MVC
7 2 (6.67%) CRM
7 2 (6.67%) Information Management
7 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
8 1 (3.33%) Information Governance
8 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) Java
3 3 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (6.67%) sed
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (6.67%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) IBM
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Sybase
3 2 (6.67%) Cognos
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Nortel
4 1 (3.33%) Avaya
4 1 (3.33%) Nokia
4 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.33%) Symantec
4 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
4 1 (3.33%) Greenplum