The table below looks at the statistics for Data Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Architecture over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Architecture
Rank 69 54 53
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% 0.65% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.90% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Average daily rate
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£500 £388 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +46.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £476 £500
% change year-on-year
+4.98% -4.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.80 £37.80
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
595 446 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 74.56% 72.76% 79.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 209 255
Average daily rate £390 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 29 22
Average hourly rate £33.00 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.70 £14.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.30 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

Data Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Architecture across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Data Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Architecture across the Hertfordshire region.

Data Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Data Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Architecture.

1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 6 (66.67%) Data Management
2 6 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) ETL
2 6 (66.67%) Data Integration
2 6 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (55.56%) Big Data
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Data Migration
3 5 (55.56%) Migration
4 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (33.33%) Apache Solr
5 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 3 (33.33%) Vertica
5 3 (33.33%) Infobright
5 3 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 3 (33.33%) UNIX
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (22.22%) ERP
6 2 (22.22%) SaaS

Data Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Data Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (22.22%) SaaS
4 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) Big Data
3 3 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Architect
2 7 (77.78%) Data Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Head of Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Head of Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
1 6 (66.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ETL
1 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 6 (66.67%) Data Management
1 6 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 6 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (55.56%) Data Migration
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (22.22%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Vertica
2 3 (33.33%) Infobright
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) ESRI
3 1 (11.11%) VMware