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 29 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Architect
Rank 584 557 535
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Database Architect 7 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.014% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.015% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 9
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£438 £474 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% +18.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £407 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £648 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £423 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.50% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
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
49661 47331 45270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 31654 28484 25553
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2007 2082 2584
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.11% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 29 December 2014.

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 14 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 29 December 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
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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 -16 7 £438 -7.65% 1
London +5 4 £380 -27.61%
South East - 1 £450 - 1
Ealing - - - -
East of England - - - -
Amersham - - - - 1
Brighton - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -

Database Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 15 (71.43%) Oracle
3 12 (57.14%) Oracle Database
4 11 (52.38%) Migration
5 8 (38.10%) Data Analysis
5 8 (38.10%) ETL
5 8 (38.10%) Data Migration
6 7 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (28.57%) OO
7 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (28.57%) CAD
7 6 (28.57%) Data Mapping
7 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 5 (23.81%) Data Architecture
8 5 (23.81%) Data Integration
8 5 (23.81%) Information Assurance
8 5 (23.81%) REST
8 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
8 5 (23.81%) TOGAF
8 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
8 5 (23.81%) Java
8 5 (23.81%) UNIX
8 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
9 4 (19.05%) HTTP
9 4 (19.05%) WSDL
9 4 (19.05%) JMS
9 4 (19.05%) OOD
9 4 (19.05%) UML

Database Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 3 (14.29%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.76%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) HTTP
1 4 (19.05%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 7 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
4 4 (19.05%) MySQL
5 3 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (14.29%) SQLBase
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) DB2
6 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
6 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
7 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) ERwin
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) REST
2 4 (19.05%) SOAP
2 4 (19.05%) XML
2 4 (19.05%) JMS
2 4 (19.05%) WSDL
3 1 (4.76%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Data Integration
2 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.76%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) iPad
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Migration
2 8 (38.10%) ETL
2 8 (38.10%) Data Analysis
2 8 (38.10%) Data Migration
3 6 (28.57%) Data Mapping
3 6 (28.57%) OO
3 6 (28.57%) CAD
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) TOGAF
4 5 (23.81%) Data Architecture
4 5 (23.81%) Information Assurance
5 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
5 4 (19.05%) SysML
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) UML
5 4 (19.05%) OOD
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 3 (14.29%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
2 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
2 5 (23.81%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) BC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Sybase
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) Mercator
5 1 (4.76%) Percona
5 1 (4.76%) SAP