Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Database Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Database Architect
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 806 848 813
Rank change year-on-year +42 -35 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Database Architect 51 25 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.054% 0.026% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.027% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 13 37
England median daily rate £550 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.22% -
10th Percentile £375 £425 £344
90th Percentile £720 £698 £568
UK median daily rate £550 £563 £450
% change year-on-year -2.22% +25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
England median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.22% - -
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -2.22% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89884 92670 98656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.76% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59938 60988 63819
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2667 3006 3819
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.97 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.90 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Database Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Database Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 37 £560 +17.89% 1
North of England +59 6 £577 -14.52% 1
North West - 5 £577 - 1
South East +2 2 - -
South West -8 2 £350 -20.00%
East of England -20 2 £450 -
North East +55 1 - -
Database Architect
UK

Database Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 28 (54.90%) SQL Server
2 27 (52.94%) Data Modelling
3 21 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (39.22%) SQL
5 14 (27.45%) Oracle
5 14 (27.45%) Oracle Database
6 13 (25.49%) Data Management
7 12 (23.53%) Reference Data
8 11 (21.57%) Logical Data Model
8 11 (21.57%) Data Analysis
8 11 (21.57%) Management Information System
9 10 (19.61%) Physical Data Model
9 10 (19.61%) Master Data Management
9 10 (19.61%) IT Strategy
10 9 (17.65%) Data Structures
10 9 (17.65%) Geospatial Data
10 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
10 9 (17.65%) MongoDB
10 9 (17.65%) GIS
10 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (17.65%) Linux
10 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (17.65%) Python
11 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
11 8 (15.69%) CTC Cleared
12 7 (13.73%) Data Architecture
12 7 (13.73%) PL/SQL
12 7 (13.73%) C
12 7 (13.73%) Java
12 7 (13.73%) MySQL

Database Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (5.88%) ArcGIS
2 2 (3.92%) Confluence
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.92%) SAS
3 1 (1.96%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) JBoss
3 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.96%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.88%) SPSS
3 1 (1.96%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon EMR
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon S3
1 3 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (5.88%) Serverless
2 1 (1.96%) BIME
2 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) LDAP
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.96%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (54.90%) SQL Server
2 14 (27.45%) Oracle Database
3 9 (17.65%) Geospatial Data
3 9 (17.65%) GIS
3 9 (17.65%) MongoDB
4 7 (13.73%) MySQL
4 7 (13.73%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (9.80%) NoSQL
6 4 (7.84%) Apache Hive
6 4 (7.84%) Hadoop
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
7 3 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (5.88%) QGIS
7 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (5.88%) Sqoop
7 3 (5.88%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) ERwin
2 2 (3.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.96%) Toad
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
2 4 (7.84%) Publishing
3 1 (1.96%) Games
3 1 (1.96%) Law
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Local Government
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (7.84%) Hibernate
2 4 (7.84%) Web Services
2 4 (7.84%) XML
3 3 (5.88%) Spring
4 2 (3.92%) COM+
4 2 (3.92%) HTML
4 2 (3.92%) HTML5
4 2 (3.92%) J2EE
4 2 (3.92%) Struts
4 2 (3.92%) XSD
4 2 (3.92%) XSLT
5 1 (1.96%) .NET
5 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.96%) CSS3
5 1 (1.96%) Django
5 1 (1.96%) JSON
5 1 (1.96%) Play Framework
5 1 (1.96%) REST
5 1 (1.96%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (23.53%) Reference Data
3 11 (21.57%) Management Information System
4 9 (17.65%) Data Structures
5 3 (5.88%) Linked Data
5 3 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.92%) Hedge funds
6 2 (3.92%) RIA
7 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.96%) Fintech
7 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) AIX
3 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (52.94%) Data Modelling
2 13 (25.49%) Data Management
3 11 (21.57%) Data Analysis
3 11 (21.57%) Logical Data Model
4 10 (19.61%) IT Strategy
4 10 (19.61%) Master Data Management
4 10 (19.61%) Physical Data Model
5 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (13.73%) Data Architecture
7 6 (11.76%) ETL
7 6 (11.76%) Migration
8 5 (9.80%) Statistics
9 4 (7.84%) Analytics
9 4 (7.84%) Data Mapping
9 4 (7.84%) Database Security
9 4 (7.84%) High Availability
9 4 (7.84%) Investment Management
9 4 (7.84%) Software Architecture
9 4 (7.84%) Strategic Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) SQL
2 9 (17.65%) Python
3 7 (13.73%) C
3 7 (13.73%) Java
3 7 (13.73%) PL/SQL
4 5 (9.80%) VB
5 4 (7.84%) Perl
5 4 (7.84%) R
5 4 (7.84%) VBA
6 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.88%) C#
6 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.92%) XPath
8 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.96%) Ruby
8 1 (1.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.69%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) ISEB
3 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.92%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.92%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) COBIT
3 1 (1.96%) GDPR
3 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Data Guard
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (3.92%) Puppet
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Oracle
2 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.80%) IBM
4 4 (7.84%) Advent
4 4 (7.84%) Bloomberg
5 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.92%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.92%) EnterpriseDB
6 2 (3.92%) Sybase
6 2 (3.92%) VMware
7 1 (1.96%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.96%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.96%) NetApp
7 1 (1.96%) Tableau
7 1 (1.96%) Teradata