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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Architecture over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Architecture
Rank 146 119 114
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -5
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 10 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.64% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.83% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 12
Average daily rate £700 £450 £565
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -20.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £325 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £755 £580 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £460
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
- +9.77%
Data Architecture
England

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
3051 2405 2025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.27% 76.40% 74.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1872 1428 1031
Average daily rate £400 £385 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 99 108
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.30 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Data Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Architecture across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architecture within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -14 7 £713 +50.00% 2
Lancashire 0 3 £500 +29.87%
Data Architecture
England

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 14 (41.18%) Data Modelling
3 13 (38.24%) Migration
4 11 (32.35%) Data Integration
5 10 (29.41%) Banking
6 9 (26.47%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (23.53%) Middleware
7 8 (23.53%) Oracle
8 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (20.59%) Data Governance
9 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
9 6 (17.65%) Data Management
9 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (17.65%) Java
10 5 (14.71%) UML
10 5 (14.71%) RUP
10 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
10 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
10 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
10 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (11.76%) Data Quality
11 4 (11.76%) TOGAF
11 4 (11.76%) DSDM
11 4 (11.76%) SSADM
11 4 (11.76%) Unix
11 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
11 4 (11.76%) MVS
12 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL

Data Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (5.88%) Tuxedo
2 1 (2.94%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.94%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) ATM
1 2 (5.88%) Ethernet
1 2 (5.88%) ISDN
1 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.82%) Big Data
2 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) Architect
2 10 (29.41%) Data Architect
3 9 (26.47%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Data Modeller
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Applications Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Author
5 1 (2.94%) Database Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Integration Architect
5 1 (2.94%) IT Architect
5 1 (2.94%) IT Director
5 1 (2.94%) Lead Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Programme Director
5 1 (2.94%) Security Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Author
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Middleware
2 2 (5.88%) Java EE
2 2 (5.88%) Java EE 5
3 1 (2.94%) OAuth
3 1 (2.94%) REST
3 1 (2.94%) SAML
3 1 (2.94%) SOAP
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Data Integration
2 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Reference Data
4 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.88%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.88%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.88%) VSAM
5 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) MVS
1 4 (11.76%) Unix
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Data Modelling
2 13 (38.24%) Migration
3 9 (26.47%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (20.59%) Data Governance
5 6 (17.65%) Data Management
5 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
6 5 (14.71%) RUP
6 5 (14.71%) UML
6 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
7 4 (11.76%) DSDM
7 4 (11.76%) SSADM
7 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.76%) TOGAF
8 3 (8.82%) Analytics
8 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
8 3 (8.82%) Data Analytics
8 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (8.82%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) COBOL
4 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (2.94%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (2.94%) CITP
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) Teradata
4 2 (5.88%) CA
4 2 (5.88%) IBM
4 2 (5.88%) VMware
5 1 (2.94%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) Sybase
5 1 (2.94%) Tableau
5 1 (2.94%) Talend