The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Data 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 Senior Data Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Data Architect
Rank 630 617 621
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Data Architect 14 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.043% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.045% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 6
Average daily rate £600 £625 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £575
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £800 £663
UK excluding London average daily rate £694 £500 -
% change year-on-year
+38.75% -
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
53023 52764 51440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.73% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 34537 31962 31273
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £553 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 2112 2096
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

Senior Data Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Data Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Data Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Data Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Data Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Data Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Senior Data Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Data Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Senior Data Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Data Architect
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Data Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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 -33 13 £588 -6.00% 2
London -7 9 £575 -23.33% 2
Yorkshire - 3 £735 -
Sheffield - 3 £735 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £735 -
City of London +38 1 £463 -24.48% 1
South East -5 1 £415 -5.14%
East Sussex - 1 £415 -

Senior Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Data 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 Senior Data Architect in their job title.

1 25 (80.65%) Data Modelling
2 21 (67.74%) Data Architecture
3 17 (54.84%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (51.61%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (48.39%) Finance
6 13 (41.94%) Data Management
7 12 (38.71%) Analytics
8 11 (35.48%) Data Governance
9 10 (32.26%) Master Data Management
10 9 (29.03%) Data Transformation
10 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (25.81%) Data Quality
11 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
11 8 (25.81%) SAS
11 8 (25.81%) SQL
12 7 (22.58%) Oracle
13 6 (19.35%) Big Data
13 6 (19.35%) Logical Data Model
13 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
13 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
14 5 (16.13%) Open Source
14 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 5 (16.13%) Physical Data Model
14 5 (16.13%) ETL
14 5 (16.13%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (16.13%) TOGAF
15 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (12.90%) Banking
15 4 (12.90%) Programme Management
15 4 (12.90%) Shell Script

Senior Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Data 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 Senior Data Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (25.81%) SAS
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP MDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (19.35%) Big Data
3 5 (16.13%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (12.90%) Apache Hive
4 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (12.90%) Hadoop
4 4 (12.90%) HBase
4 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
5 3 (9.68%) DataStage
5 3 (9.68%) MarkLogic
5 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
5 3 (9.68%) Pentaho
5 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
5 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.23%) DB2
6 1 (3.23%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) ERwin
General
1 15 (48.39%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Korean Language
4 1 (3.23%) Back Office
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.23%) Front Office
4 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) Java EE
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.68%) Data Integration
3 3 (9.68%) Visualisation
4 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) Data Modelling
2 21 (67.74%) Data Architecture
3 17 (54.84%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (41.94%) Data Management
5 12 (38.71%) Analytics
6 11 (35.48%) Data Governance
7 10 (32.26%) Master Data Management
8 9 (29.03%) Data Transformation
9 6 (19.35%) Logical Data Model
10 5 (16.13%) ETL
10 5 (16.13%) Open Source
10 5 (16.13%) Physical Data Model
10 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (16.13%) TOGAF
11 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (12.90%) Coaching
11 4 (12.90%) Predictive Analytics
11 4 (12.90%) Programme Management
11 4 (12.90%) Project Management
12 3 (9.68%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.23%) ABAP
3 1 (3.23%) C++
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.23%) COBIT
2 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) CA
2 4 (12.90%) Informatica
3 3 (9.68%) Tableau
4 2 (6.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) Cognos
5 1 (3.23%) MapR
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) Pega
5 1 (3.23%) SAP
5 1 (3.23%) Teradata