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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Architect
Rank 601 590 568
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Database Architect 27 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.037% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.039% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 10
Average daily rate £450 £525 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £285 £502
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £619 £838
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £550 £531
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.50

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
48598 48731 45782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.48% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31271 30416 27107
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1757 1902 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 15 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 8 February 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 -3 27 £450 -14.28% 4
South West +12 10 £450 -25.31%
London +12 9 £446 -0.83% 2
South East 0 3 - -
West Yorkshire -7 3 £550 -18.51%
Yorkshire -12 3 £550 -18.51%
Canary Wharf - 2 £468 -
Staines - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
Leeds -8 1 £550 -18.51%
Manchester -18 1 - -
North West -21 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £350 -
Birmingham - 1 £350 -
Middlesex - 1 - -

Database Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 31 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (33.87%) Scrum
4 20 (32.26%) NoSQL
5 19 (30.65%) Oracle
6 18 (29.03%) SQL
7 17 (27.42%) MongoDB
8 14 (22.58%) Finance
9 10 (16.13%) .NET
9 10 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (14.52%) LAN
10 9 (14.52%) Linux
10 9 (14.52%) SAN
10 9 (14.52%) NAS
10 9 (14.52%) Data Centre
11 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (12.90%) Analytics
11 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database
11 8 (12.90%) Windows
12 7 (11.29%) Data Modelling
12 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
12 7 (11.29%) Migration
12 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (11.29%) TOGAF
13 6 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (9.68%) Retail
13 6 (9.68%) QA
13 6 (9.68%) Clustering
13 6 (9.68%) OLTP
13 6 (9.68%) C#

Database Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.61%) Drupal
2 1 (1.61%) JBoss
2 1 (1.61%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) LAN
1 9 (14.52%) NAS
1 9 (14.52%) SAN
2 5 (8.06%) PABX
2 5 (8.06%) VoIP
2 5 (8.06%) WAN
2 5 (8.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (32.26%) NoSQL
3 17 (27.42%) MongoDB
4 10 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database
6 6 (9.68%) OLTP
6 6 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (8.06%) DB2
7 5 (8.06%) MySQL
7 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
10 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (3.23%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 14 (22.58%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.13%) .NET
2 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.84%) REST
2 3 (4.84%) Web Services
3 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.23%) CSS
3 2 (3.23%) Middleware
4 1 (1.61%) LINQ
4 1 (1.61%) SOAP
4 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.68%) Clustering
4 5 (8.06%) BYOD
4 5 (8.06%) Replication
5 4 (6.45%) CMDB
5 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.84%) AS400
7 2 (3.23%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.52%) Linux
2 8 (12.90%) Windows
3 5 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.45%) MVS
5 3 (4.84%) VME
6 1 (1.61%) Debian
6 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (33.87%) Scrum
3 8 (12.90%) Analytics
4 7 (11.29%) Data Modelling
4 7 (11.29%) Migration
4 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (11.29%) TOGAF
5 5 (8.06%) Database Tuning
5 5 (8.06%) DevOps
5 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (8.06%) ETL
5 5 (8.06%) Open Source
6 4 (6.45%) Data Management
6 4 (6.45%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (6.45%) Physical Data Model
6 4 (6.45%) Software Delivery
6 4 (6.45%) Supplier Management
6 4 (6.45%) Waterfall
7 3 (4.84%) MVC
7 3 (4.84%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.03%) SQL
2 6 (9.68%) C#
3 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.61%) C
4 1 (1.61%) Java
4 1 (1.61%) Jython
4 1 (1.61%) Python
4 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) CISA
3 1 (1.61%) CISSP
3 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.61%) COBIT
3 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (30.65%) Oracle
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.45%) Trillium
4 2 (3.23%) SAP
5 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.61%) Sybase
5 1 (1.61%) Talend
5 1 (1.61%) Teradata