Period
to 12 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Database Architect was £558 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

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 > Wales
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 - 102
Rank change year-on-year - +102 -
Contract jobs requiring a Database Architect 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.23% - 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Wales median daily rate £558 - £575
10th Percentile £475 - £563
90th Percentile £623 - £588
UK median daily rate £550 £568 £563
% change year-on-year -3.17% +0.98% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
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 Wales. 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
Wales
Contract vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,695 1,192 1,382
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.30% 96.91% 97.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,150 794 938
Wales median daily rate £420 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £157 £200
90th Percentile £588 £550 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 67 88
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +9.09% -1.79%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.25 £10.48
90th Percentile £37.50 £47.20 £72.25
UK median hourly rate £18.12 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.13% +3.89% -

Database Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Database Architect in Wales

Database Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Database Architect in Wales

Database Architect
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. 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
South Wales - 4 £558 -
Database Architect
UK

Database Architect Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, Database Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region featuring Database Architect in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Microservices
2 2 (50.00%) GDPR
2 2 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Teradata
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle

Database Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (50.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Teradata