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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Data Architect
Rank 597 583 532
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -51
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Data Architect 16 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.011% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.012% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 4
Average daily rate
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£675 £625 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £600 £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £813 £668 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 - £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £72.50

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
50953 48768 42881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.48% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31537 30266 24598
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1993 1997 2122
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 27 May 2015.

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 10 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 27 May 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 -12 16 £675 +8.00% 2
London +21 12 £725 +16.00% 1
Manchester - 1 £800 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £475 -
Berkshire - 1 £275 -
City of London - 1 £650 -
North West - 1 £800 -
South East - 1 £275 -
South West - 1 £500 -
West Midlands - 1 £475 - 1

Senior Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 20 (62.50%) Data Modelling
2 18 (56.25%) Data Architecture
3 16 (50.00%) Data Governance
4 15 (46.88%) Analytics
5 13 (40.63%) Big Data
5 13 (40.63%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (25.00%) SOA
6 8 (25.00%) TOGAF
7 7 (21.88%) Validation
7 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (21.88%) DataStage
7 7 (21.88%) C#
7 7 (21.88%) .NET
8 6 (18.75%) Java
8 6 (18.75%) SQL
8 6 (18.75%) Linux
8 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.75%) NoSQL
8 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
8 6 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
9 5 (15.63%) Hadoop
9 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (15.63%) Finance
9 5 (15.63%) Apache
9 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
10 4 (12.50%) CSS
10 4 (12.50%) OO
10 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
10 4 (12.50%) PHP

Senior Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 5 (15.63%) Apache
2 4 (12.50%) Node.js
3 3 (9.38%) SAS
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) Big Data
2 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (21.88%) DataStage
3 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
3 6 (18.75%) NoSQL
4 5 (15.63%) Hadoop
5 2 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.13%) DB2
6 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.13%) QlikView
6 1 (3.13%) Pentaho
6 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
6 1 (3.13%) Sqoop
6 1 (3.13%) Triplestore
6 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.13%) HBase
6 1 (3.13%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
1 1 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Publishing
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) CSS
2 4 (12.50%) HTML
2 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 4 (12.50%) Backbone.js
2 4 (12.50%) Ember.js
2 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 4 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.13%) MLlib
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.13%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Data Modelling
2 18 (56.25%) Data Architecture
3 16 (50.00%) Data Governance
4 15 (46.88%) Analytics
5 13 (40.63%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (25.00%) SOA
6 8 (25.00%) TOGAF
7 7 (21.88%) Validation
8 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
9 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
10 4 (12.50%) OO
10 4 (12.50%) ETL
10 4 (12.50%) Scrum
10 4 (12.50%) TDD
10 4 (12.50%) Web Development
10 4 (12.50%) BDD
11 3 (9.38%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) C#
2 6 (18.75%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) SQL
3 4 (12.50%) Scala
3 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.50%) PHP
3 4 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (3.13%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Apache Flume
1 1 (3.13%) GPFS
1 1 (3.13%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
1 4 (12.50%) Twitter
2 3 (9.38%) Informatica
3 2 (6.25%) Teradata
3 2 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Vertica
4 1 (3.13%) Talend
4 1 (3.13%) Netezza
4 1 (3.13%) Greenplum
4 1 (3.13%) Tableau
4 1 (3.13%) Embarcadero
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Cognos