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 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Architecture
Rank 151 128 117
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -11
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 15 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.79% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 1.02% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 24 15
Median daily rate £513 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £454 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.80
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
3184 2840 2308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.96% 77.47% 75.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1975 1629 1216
Median daily rate £422 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 131 115
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.09 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architecture within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
Lancashire 0 5 £525 -12.50%
Cheshire -16 4 £513 +7.89%
Manchester -5 3 £425 -15.00% 2
Merseyside -2 2 £500 -
Data Architecture
England

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) Migration
2 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (24.00%) Project Management
3 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (24.00%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (20.00%) Data Quality
4 5 (20.00%) SDLC
4 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Licensing
4 5 (20.00%) Software Licensing
4 5 (20.00%) Release Management
4 5 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 5 (20.00%) Java
4 5 (20.00%) Change Management
4 5 (20.00%) Information Security
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Information Management
5 4 (16.00%) Data Management
5 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (16.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (16.00%) Middleware
5 4 (16.00%) Reference Data
6 3 (12.00%) Big Data
6 3 (12.00%) Talend
6 3 (12.00%) Data Analytics
6 3 (12.00%) 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 2 (8.00%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DHCP
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.00%) Big Data
2 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) DB2
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Billing
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Data Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Big Data Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Data Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Middleware Specialist
3 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Digital Director
4 1 (4.00%) Head of Business Systems
4 1 (4.00%) Head of Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Head of Project Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Head of Projects
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (4.00%) SABSA Security Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Director
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms Architect
4 1 (4.00%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Middleware
2 3 (12.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) EDI
3 1 (4.00%) OAuth
3 1 (4.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) SAML
3 1 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Licensing
3 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (16.00%) Reference Data
4 2 (8.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.00%) EFT
5 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Migration
1 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (24.00%) Portfolio Management
2 6 (24.00%) Project Management
2 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Change Management
3 5 (20.00%) Information Management
3 5 (20.00%) Information Security
3 5 (20.00%) Release Management
3 5 (20.00%) SDLC
3 5 (20.00%) Software Licensing
4 4 (16.00%) Data Management
4 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (12.00%) EAI
5 3 (12.00%) ETL
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (12.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (4.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (4.00%) CITP
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Talend
3 2 (8.00%) VMware