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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Architect
Rank 97 106 102
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 18 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.74% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.81% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.55 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.28 - -
Data Architect
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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
2287 2338 1907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 92.67% 91.47% 92.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1190 993
Average daily rate £365 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 165 133
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £9.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

Data Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Data Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Architect Hourly Rate Trend 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 4 September 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
Birmingham +9 5 £420 -6.66% 1
Warwickshire +8 5 £450 -10.00%
Coventry +1 2 £450 +5.88%
Solihull -5 1 £300 -
Shropshire -9 1 - -
Data Architect
England

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 22 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 18 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (51.52%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (42.42%) ETL
5 12 (36.36%) Data Architecture
6 11 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (33.33%) SQL
7 10 (30.30%) Analytics
8 8 (24.24%) ERwin
8 8 (24.24%) Finance
8 8 (24.24%) Data Analysis
9 7 (21.21%) Data Management
9 7 (21.21%) Data Security
10 6 (18.18%) Replication
10 6 (18.18%) Data Quality
10 6 (18.18%) Master Data Management
11 5 (15.15%) Data Governance
11 5 (15.15%) ETL Development
11 5 (15.15%) Data Mart
11 5 (15.15%) SAP
12 4 (12.12%) Oracle
12 4 (12.12%) Toad
12 4 (12.12%) SOA
12 4 (12.12%) Migration
12 4 (12.12%) Logical Data Model
12 4 (12.12%) Data Mapping
12 4 (12.12%) SAP Data Services
13 3 (9.09%) Open Source
13 3 (9.09%) Security Architecture
13 3 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (9.09%) SAS
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (15.15%) Data Mart
3 4 (12.12%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (9.09%) Big Data
4 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.06%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.03%) Pentaho
6 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
6 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.03%) HBase
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) ERwin
2 4 (12.12%) Toad
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Automotive
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) HTML
1 1 (3.03%) CSS
1 1 (3.03%) SOAP
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
1 1 (3.03%) XML
1 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 1 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Replication
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.03%) DataPower
3 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 17 (51.52%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (42.42%) ETL
4 12 (36.36%) Data Architecture
5 11 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (30.30%) Analytics
7 8 (24.24%) Data Analysis
8 7 (21.21%) Data Security
8 7 (21.21%) Data Management
9 6 (18.18%) Master Data Management
10 5 (15.15%) Data Governance
10 5 (15.15%) ETL Development
11 4 (12.12%) Data Mapping
11 4 (12.12%) Logical Data Model
11 4 (12.12%) SOA
11 4 (12.12%) Migration
12 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (9.09%) CRM
12 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
12 3 (9.09%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.06%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
3 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
3 1 (3.03%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) SAP
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) Informatica
4 2 (6.06%) Netezza
4 2 (6.06%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) Dell
5 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com