The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Data Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Architect
Rank 117 125 118
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 42 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.12% 0.75% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.79% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 14
Median daily rate £475 £508 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.40% +5.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £463 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £484 £510 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.14% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.80 -
Data Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3564 3529 2932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.94% 94.92% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2218 2051 1580
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 190 174
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.08 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% -8.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Data Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Data Architect in the job title.

Data Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Data Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Data Architect Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Data Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Architect across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Data Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Data Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Architect across the North West region.

Data Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Data Architect
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester +18 24 £475 -26.92% 2
Cheshire -6 8 £475 +2.70%
Merseyside 0 5 £475 -8.65%
Lancashire -4 3 £450 -28.00%
Data Architect
England

Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Data 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 North West region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 21 (36.84%) Migration
2 18 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (31.58%) Data Centre
3 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (28.07%) TOGAF
3 16 (28.07%) Enterprise Architecture
4 14 (24.56%) Information Architecture
5 13 (22.81%) Domain-Driven Design
5 13 (22.81%) GIS
5 13 (22.81%) ESRI
5 13 (22.81%) PostGIS
5 13 (22.81%) Spatial Data
6 8 (14.04%) Linux
6 8 (14.04%) Data Modelling
6 8 (14.04%) Data Management
7 7 (12.28%) Analytics
7 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (10.53%) Logical Data Model
8 6 (10.53%) Physical Data Model
8 6 (10.53%) Data Migration
9 5 (8.77%) Data Architecture
9 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
9 5 (8.77%) WAN
9 5 (8.77%) Oracle
9 5 (8.77%) Project Management
10 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
10 4 (7.02%) IBM
10 4 (7.02%) Java
10 4 (7.02%) SAP
10 4 (7.02%) Windows

Data Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (1.75%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) SAP CRM
1 3 (5.26%) SAP hybris
2 1 (1.75%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.75%) IaaS
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
2 1 (1.75%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) WAN
2 4 (7.02%) LAN
3 3 (5.26%) DNS
3 3 (5.26%) Firewall
3 3 (5.26%) MPLS
4 2 (3.51%) BGP
4 2 (3.51%) DHCP
4 2 (3.51%) FabricPath
4 2 (3.51%) IPsec
4 2 (3.51%) IPv4
4 2 (3.51%) IPv6
4 2 (3.51%) OSPF
4 2 (3.51%) TRILL
4 2 (3.51%) VPN
5 1 (1.75%) Internet
5 1 (1.75%) NAS
5 1 (1.75%) PABX
5 1 (1.75%) SAN
5 1 (1.75%) VLAN
5 1 (1.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) GIS
1 13 (22.81%) Spatial Data
2 3 (5.26%) Big Data
2 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.51%) MySQL
3 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.51%) SAP BW
3 2 (3.51%) Star Schema
4 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.75%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.75%) DB2
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.75%) HBase
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (1.75%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (3.51%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Banking
2 1 (1.75%) Marketing
2 1 (1.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) PostGIS
2 2 (3.51%) J2EE
2 2 (3.51%) REST
2 2 (3.51%) SOAP
2 2 (3.51%) Web Services
3 1 (1.75%) .NET
3 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.75%) Kafka
3 1 (1.75%) Middleware
3 1 (1.75%) Node.js
3 1 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (3.51%) iSeries
5 1 (1.75%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.75%) FMCG
5 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Linux
2 4 (7.02%) Windows
3 2 (3.51%) AIX
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) HPUX
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Solaris
4 1 (1.75%) Unix
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Migration
2 18 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (28.07%) Enterprise Architecture
3 16 (28.07%) TOGAF
4 14 (24.56%) Information Architecture
5 13 (22.81%) Domain-Driven Design
6 8 (14.04%) Data Management
6 8 (14.04%) Data Modelling
7 7 (12.28%) Analytics
8 6 (10.53%) Data Migration
8 6 (10.53%) Logical Data Model
8 6 (10.53%) Physical Data Model
9 5 (8.77%) Data Architecture
9 5 (8.77%) Project Management
10 4 (7.02%) Data Analytics
10 4 (7.02%) Master Data Management
10 4 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (5.26%) Inmon Methodology
11 3 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) Java
2 3 (5.26%) COBOL
2 3 (5.26%) SQL
3 2 (3.51%) Lisp
4 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.75%) PHP
4 1 (1.75%) Python
4 1 (1.75%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
1 1 (1.75%) StatsD
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) ESRI
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle
3 4 (7.02%) IBM
3 4 (7.02%) SAP
3 4 (7.02%) Tableau
4 3 (5.26%) hybris
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.26%) VMware
5 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.51%) Cisco
5 2 (3.51%) Citrix
5 2 (3.51%) Juniper
6 1 (1.75%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.75%) Apigee
6 1 (1.75%) EMC
6 1 (1.75%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) Mashery
6 1 (1.75%) NetApp
6 1 (1.75%) Talend
6 1 (1.75%) Teradata