The median contractor rate for a Database Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 562 639 615
Rank change year-on-year +77 -24  
Contract jobs requiring a Database Architect 25 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.025% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.026% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 16
Median daily rate £500 £483 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.62% +1.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £550 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43855 50329 53147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.86% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28363 32827 33406
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1495 2037
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Database Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Database Architect in the UK

Database Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Database Architect in the UK

Database Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Database Architect in the UK

Database Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Database Architect in the UK

Database Architect
Top 20 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
England +59 25 £500 +3.62% 5
London +14 16 £500 +3.62% 5
North West +28 2 - -
Lancashire +5 2 - -
Preston - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £450 -
South East +39 1 - -
Wiltshire +4 1 £550 -
South West +1 1 £550 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £450 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 £450 -
Swindon - 1 £550 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £490 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -

Database Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 featuring Database Architect in the job title.

1 24 (58.54%) SQL
2 20 (48.78%) Oracle
3 18 (43.90%) Oracle Database
4 11 (26.83%) Data Modelling
5 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
6 9 (21.95%) Finance
6 9 (21.95%) Banking
7 8 (19.51%) PL/SQL
7 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
7 8 (19.51%) MongoDB
7 8 (19.51%) NoSQL
8 7 (17.07%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (17.07%) Hadoop
8 7 (17.07%) Relational Database
8 7 (17.07%) MySQL
9 6 (14.63%) RDBMS
9 6 (14.63%) ETL
9 6 (14.63%) Python
9 6 (14.63%) Web Services
9 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (14.63%) Data Architecture
10 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
10 5 (12.20%) TKPROF
10 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (12.20%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 5 (12.20%) Migration
10 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (12.20%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development

Database Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (4.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.44%) Anypoint
2 1 (2.44%) ColdFusion
2 1 (2.44%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) SAS
2 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.44%) LaTeX
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon EMR
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon S3
1 3 (7.32%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (4.88%) OpenShift
2 2 (4.88%) Taleo
3 1 (2.44%) BIME
3 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) LDAP
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) Oracle Database
2 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
3 8 (19.51%) MongoDB
3 8 (19.51%) NoSQL
4 7 (17.07%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (17.07%) Hadoop
4 7 (17.07%) MySQL
4 7 (17.07%) Relational Database
5 6 (14.63%) RDBMS
5 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (12.20%) TKPROF
7 4 (9.76%) Apache Hive
7 4 (9.76%) Big Data
7 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (7.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (7.32%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (7.32%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Toad
2 1 (2.44%) ERwin
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) QUnit
2 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (21.95%) Banking
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Games
4 1 (2.44%) German Language
4 1 (2.44%) Law
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) Web Services
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 4 (9.76%) XML
4 3 (7.32%) HTML
5 2 (4.88%) Django
5 2 (4.88%) HTML5
5 2 (4.88%) REST
5 2 (4.88%) Spring
5 2 (4.88%) WebCenter
6 1 (2.44%) Ajax
6 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.44%) Celery
6 1 (2.44%) CSS3
6 1 (2.44%) Ember.js
6 1 (2.44%) Handlebars
6 1 (2.44%) jQuery
6 1 (2.44%) JSON
6 1 (2.44%) Play Framework
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (7.32%) Market Risk
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Hedge funds
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Fintech
4 1 (2.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.44%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Linux
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Data Modelling
2 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (14.63%) Data Architecture
3 6 (14.63%) ETL
4 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.20%) Migration
5 4 (9.76%) Data Management
5 4 (9.76%) Physical Data Model
6 3 (7.32%) Analytics
6 3 (7.32%) Integration Testing
6 3 (7.32%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (7.32%) MapReduce
6 3 (7.32%) Programme Management
6 3 (7.32%) Software Architecture
6 3 (7.32%) Stress Testing
7 2 (4.88%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (4.88%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (4.88%) Process Management
7 2 (4.88%) Scrum
7 2 (4.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) PL/SQL
3 6 (14.63%) Python
4 5 (12.20%) Java
4 5 (12.20%) Perl
4 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
5 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
5 4 (9.76%) VB
6 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.32%) C#
7 2 (4.88%) R
7 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.88%) VBA
8 1 (2.44%) C
8 1 (2.44%) C++
8 1 (2.44%) Ruby
8 1 (2.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) ISEB
4 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.44%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) COBIT
2 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.44%) GDPR
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (7.32%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Oracle
2 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) IBM
4 2 (4.88%) Advent
4 2 (4.88%) Bloomberg
4 2 (4.88%) Hyperion
4 2 (4.88%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.44%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.44%) Netezza
5 1 (2.44%) Sybase
5 1 (2.44%) Tableau
5 1 (2.44%) Teradata
North West London
MegaNexus Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago