The table below looks at the statistics for Data Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Architecture over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Architecture
England / North West
Rank 118 148 125
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -23
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 13 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.26% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.32% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 15
Median daily rate £501 £650 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.00% +40.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £475 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £763 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2183 3142 2608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.53% 82.27% 78.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1396 1896 1508
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 145 110
Median hourly rate £42.48 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.57 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Data Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Data Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Data Architecture
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 Architecture across the North West region.

Data Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Data Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Architecture across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Data Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Data Architecture
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 Architecture across the North West region.

Data Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Data Architecture
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 Architecture within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 February 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
Manchester +19 9 £450 -37.93% 1
Lancashire +8 2 £501 +0.10%
Cheshire +31 1 £550 -
Merseyside - 1 £600 -
Data Architecture
England

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Data Architecture.

1 22 (73.33%) Data Modelling
2 16 (53.33%) Data Governance
3 12 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (40.00%) Data Management
4 11 (36.67%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (33.33%) Data Quality
6 8 (26.67%) Big Data
7 7 (23.33%) Hadoop
7 7 (23.33%) ETL
7 7 (23.33%) SAP
7 7 (23.33%) Retail
8 6 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (20.00%) Open Source
8 6 (20.00%) Apache Hive
8 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
8 6 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
8 6 (20.00%) Data Acquisition
9 5 (16.67%) Tableau
9 5 (16.67%) HBase
9 5 (16.67%) MongoDB
9 5 (16.67%) Finance
9 5 (16.67%) Taxonomies
9 5 (16.67%) Ontologies
10 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
10 4 (13.33%) Migration
10 4 (13.33%) SAP Retail
10 4 (13.33%) CRM
10 4 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (13.33%) Analytics

Data Architecture
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 (3.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.33%) SAS
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) SAP MDG
1 4 (13.33%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (26.67%) Big Data
3 7 (23.33%) Hadoop
4 6 (20.00%) Apache Hive
4 6 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (16.67%) HBase
5 5 (16.67%) MongoDB
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (3.33%) Pentaho
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 7 (23.33%) Retail
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Back Office
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Architect
2 22 (73.33%) Data Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Principal Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Principal Data Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Data Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Domain Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Management Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) SAP Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Data Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.33%) AWS Architect
7 1 (3.33%) CRM Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Principal Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Talend Developer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Taxonomies
3 4 (13.33%) Data Structures
4 2 (6.67%) Social Media
5 1 (3.33%) CESG
5 1 (3.33%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Data Modelling
2 16 (53.33%) Data Governance
3 12 (40.00%) Data Management
4 11 (36.67%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (23.33%) ETL
6 6 (20.00%) Data Acquisition
6 6 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
6 6 (20.00%) Open Source
6 6 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
7 5 (16.67%) Ontologies
8 4 (13.33%) Analytics
8 4 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (13.33%) CRM
8 4 (13.33%) Data Flow Diagram
8 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
8 4 (13.33%) Migration
9 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 3 (10.00%) Personalization
9 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (3.33%) CISSP
2 1 (3.33%) CITP
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) IISP
2 1 (3.33%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) ISO20022
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) SAP
2 5 (16.67%) Tableau
3 3 (10.00%) Informatica
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) Talend