The median contractor rate for a Database Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Architect
UK / England
Rank 569 597 577
Rank change year-on-year +28 -20  
Contract jobs requiring a Database Architect 16 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.038% 0.037% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.039% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 15
Median daily rate £550 £438 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £363 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £498 £655
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £450 £600
% change year-on-year +22.22% -25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39636 46701 45542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25783 30610 27944
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1372 1458 1840
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Database Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Database Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Database Architect in England

Database Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Database Architect in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Database Architect in England

Database Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Database Architect in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Database Architect in England

Database Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Database Architect in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Database Architect in England

Database Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +33 9 £560 +37.84% 4
North West +29 3 - -
South East +21 3 £550 -
East of England - 1 - -
Database Architect
UK

Database Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Database Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Database Architect in the job title.

1 18 (54.55%) SQL
1 18 (54.55%) Oracle
2 13 (39.39%) Oracle Database
3 11 (33.33%) Finance
4 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
5 9 (27.27%) Data Modelling
5 9 (27.27%) Data Architecture
6 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (24.24%) ETL
6 8 (24.24%) Hadoop
6 8 (24.24%) NoSQL
7 7 (21.21%) Big Data
7 7 (21.21%) Migration
7 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (21.21%) Banking
8 6 (18.18%) QA
9 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
9 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (15.15%) Database Tuning
9 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (12.12%) Investment Banking
10 4 (12.12%) Data Management
10 4 (12.12%) Product Management
10 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
10 4 (12.12%) SOA
10 4 (12.12%) Web Services
10 4 (12.12%) XML
10 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
10 4 (12.12%) Java
10 4 (12.12%) RDBMS

Database Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.03%) Anypoint
3 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.03%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) Taleo
3 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
1 1 (3.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) Oracle Database
2 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
3 8 (24.24%) Hadoop
3 8 (24.24%) NoSQL
4 7 (21.21%) Big Data
5 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (12.12%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (12.12%) RDBMS
6 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
7 3 (9.09%) MySQL
7 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (9.09%) TKPROF
8 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (6.06%) Data Mining
8 2 (6.06%) DB2
8 2 (6.06%) Informix
8 2 (6.06%) KDB
8 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
8 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Toad
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.03%) Redmine
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Investment Banking
4 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
5 2 (6.06%) Electronics
5 2 (6.06%) Marketing
5 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.03%) German Language
6 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Web Services
1 4 (12.12%) XML
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (6.06%) Java EE
3 2 (6.06%) LAMP
3 2 (6.06%) RESTful
3 2 (6.06%) Velocity
3 2 (6.06%) WebCenter
4 1 (3.03%) Celery
4 1 (3.03%) Django
4 1 (3.03%) REST
4 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Data Structures
2 3 (9.09%) Market Risk
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Fintech
3 2 (6.06%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Reinsurance
4 1 (3.03%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Data Architecture
1 9 (27.27%) Data Modelling
2 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) ETL
3 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (21.21%) Migration
4 5 (15.15%) Database Tuning
5 4 (12.12%) Data Management
5 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (12.12%) Product Management
5 4 (12.12%) Scrum
5 4 (12.12%) SDLC
5 4 (12.12%) SOA
6 3 (9.09%) Analytics
6 3 (9.09%) BDD
6 3 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 3 (9.09%) Stress Testing
6 3 (9.09%) TDD
7 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
3 3 (9.09%) Perl
3 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.06%) C++
4 2 (6.06%) PHP
5 1 (3.03%) C
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) R
5 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (6.06%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Oracle
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Hyperion
3 2 (6.06%) IBM
3 2 (6.06%) Netezza
3 2 (6.06%) SAP
3 2 (6.06%) Sybase
4 1 (3.03%) Cognos
4 1 (3.03%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (3.03%) MuleSoft
4 1 (3.03%) Teradata