The median contractor rate for a Database Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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
England / South East
Rank 242 263 -
Rank change year-on-year +21 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Database Architect 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.038% 0.011% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.011% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £450 £600
% change year-on-year +22.22% -25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7381 8760 9210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.04% 95.01% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4170 5353 4928
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 377 447
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £50.00 £45.00
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Database Architect in the South East

Database Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Database Architect in the South East

Database Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Database Architect in the South East

Database Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
Berkshire - 2 - -
Hampshire - 1 £550 -
Database Architect
England

Database Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region featuring Database Architect in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Data Architecture
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (25.00%) RESTful
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) LAMP
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Data Security
5 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) ETL
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects

Database Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (12.50%) Anypoint
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (25.00%) DB2
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data
4 1 (12.50%) Couchbase
4 1 (12.50%) HBase
4 1 (12.50%) MarkLogic
4 1 (12.50%) Neo4j
4 1 (12.50%) NewSQL
4 1 (12.50%) NuoDB
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (12.50%) OrientDB
4 1 (12.50%) Power BI
4 1 (12.50%) QlikView
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) LAMP
2 2 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Data Architecture
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) Data Security
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Cognos
3 1 (12.50%) Hyperion
3 1 (12.50%) MuleSoft
3 1 (12.50%) Netezza
3 1 (12.50%) Teradata