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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Architecture
Rank 141 146 101
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -45
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 19 28 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.63% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.76% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 28
Median daily rate £600 £605 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.82% +34.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £463 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £670 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 £82.00
% change year-on-year
- -49.69%
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
2939 3663 2440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.30% 81.82% 75.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1877 2293 1396
Median daily rate £408 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 149 114
Median hourly rate £24.50 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.78% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.58 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Merseyside - 7 £500 - 1
Cheshire -5 5 £600 +9.09%
Manchester -17 2 £594 -3.06%
Data Architecture
England

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 17 (65.38%) Data Modelling
2 13 (50.00%) Data Management
3 12 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (30.77%) Data Governance
5 8 (30.77%) Data Analysis
5 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
6 7 (26.92%) Big Data
7 6 (23.08%) Data Quality
7 6 (23.08%) Retail
7 6 (23.08%) Degree
7 6 (23.08%) Data Integration
7 6 (23.08%) Analytics
7 6 (23.08%) Data Acquisition
7 6 (23.08%) Migration
8 5 (19.23%) e-GIF
8 5 (19.23%) ISO20022
8 5 (19.23%) Data Migration
9 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
9 4 (15.38%) Data Analytics
9 4 (15.38%) Logical Data Model
9 4 (15.38%) Physical Data Model
9 4 (15.38%) Project Management
9 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (15.38%) Finance
10 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
10 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (11.54%) Microsoft

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (26.92%) Big Data
3 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
3 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (11.54%) Apache Hive
4 3 (11.54%) HBase
4 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
5 2 (7.69%) OLTP
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.85%) Pentaho
6 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.85%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (23.08%) Retail
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Billing
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Architect
1 18 (69.23%) Data Architect
2 3 (11.54%) Principal Architect
2 3 (11.54%) Principal Data Architect
2 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Chief Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Chief Data Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Data Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Middleware Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Data Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Data Modeller
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Database Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (3.85%) EDI
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
3 6 (23.08%) Data Integration
4 3 (11.54%) Data Structures
4 3 (11.54%) Ontologies
4 3 (11.54%) Taxonomies
5 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
6 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.85%) Data Extraction
6 1 (3.85%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Data Modelling
2 13 (50.00%) Data Management
3 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (30.77%) Data Analysis
4 8 (30.77%) Data Governance
5 6 (23.08%) Analytics
5 6 (23.08%) Data Acquisition
5 6 (23.08%) Migration
6 5 (19.23%) Data Migration
6 5 (19.23%) e-GIF
7 4 (15.38%) Data Analytics
7 4 (15.38%) Logical Data Model
7 4 (15.38%) Physical Data Model
7 4 (15.38%) Project Management
8 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (11.54%) ETL
8 3 (11.54%) Open Source
8 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
9 2 (7.69%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) CISSP
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) Data Quality
2 5 (19.23%) ISO20022
3 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) IBM
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Talend
2 1 (3.85%) Teradata