The table below looks at the statistics for Data Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Architecture
Rank 112 131 116
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -15
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 28 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.89% 0.40% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.52% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 10
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£520 £538 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.25% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £478 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £625 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £486 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+8.05% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.80 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-3.43% -38.03%
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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2402 2487 1660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 76.45% 77.07% 70.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1555 1539 1023
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 110 62
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Data Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Architecture across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Data Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Data Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Data Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Architecture across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Data Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Data Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Data Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Data Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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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
Wiltshire +18 10 £550 +2.32%
Somerset - 10 £540 -
Dorset - 4 £510 -
Bristol - 3 £484 -
Data Architecture
England

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 32 (68.09%) Data Modelling
2 24 (51.06%) Finance
3 14 (29.79%) Data Management
4 13 (27.66%) Banking
4 13 (27.66%) Retail
4 13 (27.66%) Information Management
5 12 (25.53%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (23.40%) Reference Data
7 9 (19.15%) Hadoop
7 9 (19.15%) NoSQL
7 9 (19.15%) Analytics
8 8 (17.02%) Data Governance
8 8 (17.02%) Information Architecture
8 8 (17.02%) Retail Banking
8 8 (17.02%) Project Management
8 8 (17.02%) Oracle
8 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
9 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (14.89%) SAP
9 7 (14.89%) ERwin
9 7 (14.89%) Apache Solr
9 7 (14.89%) Open Source
9 7 (14.89%) PostGIS
9 7 (14.89%) Big Data
9 7 (14.89%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (14.89%) MongoDB
9 7 (14.89%) Logical Data Model
10 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (12.77%) ETL
10 6 (12.77%) SAS

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 7 (14.89%) Apache Solr
1 7 (14.89%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (12.77%) SAS
3 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) SPSS
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.13%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) SaaS
2 2 (4.26%) PaaS
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (4.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (4.26%) Firewall
1 2 (4.26%) LAN
1 2 (4.26%) WAN
1 2 (4.26%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (19.15%) Hadoop
2 9 (19.15%) NoSQL
3 7 (14.89%) Big Data
3 7 (14.89%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.26%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (4.26%) DB2
5 2 (4.26%) OLTP
5 2 (4.26%) Star Schema
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.13%) Base SAS
6 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.13%) OLAP
6 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) ERwin
2 2 (4.26%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.13%) Toad
General
1 24 (51.06%) Finance
2 13 (27.66%) Banking
2 13 (27.66%) Retail
3 8 (17.02%) Retail Banking
4 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.26%) Electronics
5 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.26%) Marketing
6 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (63.83%) Architect
2 18 (38.30%) Data Architect
3 12 (25.53%) Consultant
4 10 (21.28%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (14.89%) Information Architect
6 6 (12.77%) Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) Data Consultant
7 5 (10.64%) Management Consultant
8 4 (8.51%) Lead Architect
8 4 (8.51%) Data Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Business Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 2 (4.26%) AWS Architect
10 2 (4.26%) Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Senior Business Analyst
10 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (4.26%) Technical Leader
11 1 (2.13%) Information Management Consultant
11 1 (2.13%) SQL Developer
11 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) PostGIS
2 2 (4.26%) REST
2 2 (4.26%) Middleware
2 2 (4.26%) SOAP
2 2 (4.26%) Web Services
2 2 (4.26%) XSD
2 2 (4.26%) WSDL
2 2 (4.26%) Java EE
2 2 (4.26%) JSON
3 1 (2.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Reference Data
2 7 (14.89%) Open Source
3 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.51%) FMCG
4 3 (6.38%) Data Integration
5 2 (4.26%) DTV
6 1 (2.13%) Statistics
6 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (68.09%) Data Modelling
2 14 (29.79%) Data Management
3 13 (27.66%) Information Management
4 9 (19.15%) Analytics
5 8 (17.02%) Data Governance
5 8 (17.02%) Information Architecture
5 8 (17.02%) Project Management
6 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (14.89%) Logical Data Model
7 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (12.77%) ETL
7 6 (12.77%) Data Analysis
7 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
8 5 (10.64%) SOA
8 5 (10.64%) UML
8 5 (10.64%) Physical Data Model
9 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
9 4 (8.51%) Data Mapping
9 4 (8.51%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.38%) Solvency II
3 2 (4.26%) QA
3 2 (4.26%) COBIT
4 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.13%) COREP
4 1 (2.13%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Oracle
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) SAP
3 5 (10.64%) IBM
4 4 (8.51%) Informatica
4 4 (8.51%) Teradata
5 2 (4.26%) Talend
5 2 (4.26%) Hortonworks
5 2 (4.26%) F5
5 2 (4.26%) Ab Initio
5 2 (4.26%) Embarcadero
5 2 (4.26%) Nokia
5 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco
5 2 (4.26%) DataFlux
5 2 (4.26%) Netezza
6 1 (2.13%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.13%) Tableau