The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Architect
Rank 105 103 101
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 20 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.75% 0.34% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.38% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 0
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£425 £440 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £468 £500
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £72.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2462 2133 1580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 92.52% 91.23% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1486 1096 713
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 146 142
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.60 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

Data Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Data Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Architect across the West Midlands region.

Data Architect Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Architect across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Data Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Data Architect
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 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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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
Staffordshire - 6 £425 -
Birmingham -3 3 £425 -15.00%
Warwickshire - 3 £425 -
Coventry +1 2 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Data Architect
England

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited 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 Data Architect in their job title.

1 11 (44.00%) Data Modelling
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 10 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (32.00%) IBM
3 8 (32.00%) ETL
4 7 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (28.00%) Data Analysis
5 6 (24.00%) SOA
5 6 (24.00%) Data Architecture
6 5 (20.00%) Data Mapping
6 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (20.00%) C#
6 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
7 4 (16.00%) .NET
7 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (16.00%) Migration
7 4 (16.00%) Finance
7 4 (16.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (16.00%) Inmon Methodology
8 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (12.00%) IBM InfoSphere
8 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (12.00%) MDX
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited 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 Data Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (12.00%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Power View
5 2 (8.00%) Big Data
6 1 (4.00%) MarkLogic
6 1 (4.00%) SSDT
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (4.00%) DataStage
6 1 (4.00%) QualityStage
6 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Law
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) MDX
3 2 (8.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) REST
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) SOAP
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Data Modelling
2 10 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (32.00%) ETL
4 7 (28.00%) Data Analysis
5 6 (24.00%) SOA
5 6 (24.00%) Data Architecture
6 5 (20.00%) Data Mapping
7 4 (16.00%) Inmon Methodology
7 4 (16.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (16.00%) Migration
8 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
9 2 (8.00%) Analytics
9 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
9 2 (8.00%) Information Architecture
9 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
9 2 (8.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.00%) Apex Code
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) IBM
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Netezza
3 2 (8.00%) Informatica
3 2 (8.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.00%) Cognos
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Dell
4 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
West Midlands
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £400 - £505 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago