The table below looks at the statistics for Data Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Architecture over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Architecture
Rank 331 376 325
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -51
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 353 307 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.54% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.66% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 202 232
Median daily rate £550 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £664 £674
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £82.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -54.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 £82.00
% change year-on-year
- -49.69%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44605 46363 44678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.11% 81.03% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 29540 30319 27925
Median daily rate £440 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1156 1285 1224
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.57 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

Data Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Data Architecture
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Architecture within the UK.

Data Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Data Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Architecture within the UK.

Data Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Architecture
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +51 341 £550 +10.00% 58
London +75 207 £550 +4.76% 42
South East +1 47 £600 +30.43% 5
City of London +19 28 £500 -13.04% 5
Berkshire +18 24 £650 +41.30% 1
South West +20 21 £420 -31.42% 3
North West +7 19 £600 -0.82% 3
West Midlands -25 18 £533 +18.33% 1
Scotland +10 11 £450 -10.00% 5
Yorkshire +3 10 £515 +21.17% 1
East of England +9 9 £463 -7.50% 2
Bristol +8 9 £400 -13.51% 1
West Yorkshire +8 9 £525 +23.52% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 8 £425 +21.42% 1
Leeds +6 8 £550 +33.33%
Reading +20 7 £550 +6.02% 1
Hampshire +5 7 £625 +20.48% 1
Merseyside - 7 £500 - 1
Wiltshire +14 6 £568 -11.84% 1
Bracknell -1 6 £675 +42.10%
East Midlands -11 6 £550 -
Liverpool - 6 £500 - 1
Edinburgh +14 5 £450 - 4
Glasgow +13 5 £450 -10.00% 1
Hertfordshire +2 5 £425 -15.00%
Cheshire -5 5 £600 +9.09%
Swindon +10 4 £568 -11.84% 1
Warrington +9 4 £638 +6.25%
Milton Keynes +5 4 £425 +21.42%
Shropshire -24 4 £615 -

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for Data Architecture.

1 383 (53.34%) Data Modelling
2 225 (31.34%) Data Warehouse
3 209 (29.11%) Data Management
4 207 (28.83%) Finance
5 194 (27.02%) Business Intelligence
6 166 (23.12%) SQL
7 147 (20.47%) Data Quality
8 138 (19.22%) Agile Software Development
9 136 (18.94%) Analytics
10 130 (18.11%) Data Integration
11 128 (17.83%) Big Data
12 124 (17.27%) Data Governance
13 113 (15.74%) ETL
14 102 (14.21%) Migration
15 100 (13.93%) Master Data Management
16 98 (13.65%) Oracle
17 96 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
18 94 (13.09%) Data Analysis
19 93 (12.95%) Hadoop
20 91 (12.67%) Enterprise Architecture
21 84 (11.70%) Data Migration
22 76 (10.58%) Banking
23 74 (10.31%) Security Cleared
24 72 (10.03%) Open Source
25 71 (9.89%) SOA
26 69 (9.61%) Project Management
27 68 (9.47%) TOGAF
28 64 (8.91%) SC Cleared
28 64 (8.91%) XML
29 62 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management

Data Architecture
Top Related IT Skills 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 43 (5.99%) SAS
2 35 (4.87%) Apache Spark
3 14 (1.95%) Apache
3 14 (1.95%) Apache Pig
4 12 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 11 (1.53%) CMS
6 9 (1.25%) Confluence
6 9 (1.25%) nginx
7 6 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.70%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.70%) Documentum
8 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.70%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.70%) Mule
8 5 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.42%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.28%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (1.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.56%) MS Office
2 4 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (0.56%) MS Project
2 4 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.14%) SPSS
3 1 (0.14%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.84%) Teamcenter
3 5 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.56%) Maximo
5 3 (0.42%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.42%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.28%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.28%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.14%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.14%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.95%) GitHub
4 12 (1.67%) SuccessFactors
5 7 (0.97%) Azure Machine Learning
6 5 (0.70%) SaaS
7 4 (0.56%) PaaS
8 3 (0.42%) iPaaS
9 2 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.81%) SMS
2 6 (0.84%) HTTP
2 6 (0.84%) Intranet
3 4 (0.56%) CTI
4 3 (0.42%) Internet
5 2 (0.28%) Network Security
5 2 (0.28%) SNMP
5 2 (0.28%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.14%) DOCSIS
6 1 (0.14%) Extranet
6 1 (0.14%) LAN
6 1 (0.14%) LDAP
6 1 (0.14%) SSL
6 1 (0.14%) WAN
6 1 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (31.34%) Data Warehouse
2 128 (17.83%) Big Data
3 93 (12.95%) Hadoop
4 61 (8.50%) SQL Server
5 50 (6.96%) NoSQL
6 48 (6.69%) MongoDB
6 48 (6.69%) Relational Database
7 40 (5.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 40 (5.57%) PostgreSQL
8 38 (5.29%) Apache Hive
9 35 (4.87%) HBase
10 32 (4.46%) BusinessObjects
11 31 (4.32%) Data Mining
12 29 (4.04%) Pentaho
13 27 (3.76%) Data Lake
14 24 (3.34%) Oracle Database
14 24 (3.34%) QlikView
15 21 (2.92%) RDBMS
16 20 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 19 (2.65%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 33 (4.60%) ERwin
2 23 (3.20%) Jenkins
3 20 (2.79%) JIRA
4 18 (2.51%) Talend Open Studio
5 12 (1.67%) Git (software)
6 9 (1.25%) Maven
7 5 (0.70%) ClearQuest
7 5 (0.70%) Hudson
7 5 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (0.70%) PVCS
7 5 (0.70%) Toad
8 3 (0.42%) JMeter
8 3 (0.42%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.42%) Selenium
8 3 (0.42%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.28%) JBuilder
9 2 (0.28%) Subversion
9 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.14%) PowerDesigner
10 1 (0.14%) TestDirector
General
1 207 (28.83%) Finance
2 76 (10.58%) Banking
3 59 (8.22%) Retail
4 38 (5.29%) Marketing
5 37 (5.15%) Investment Banking
6 17 (2.37%) Legal
7 14 (1.95%) Law
8 12 (1.67%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.67%) Retail Banking
9 10 (1.39%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.39%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.11%) Advertising
10 8 (1.11%) Billing
11 7 (0.97%) Publishing
12 6 (0.84%) Back Office
13 4 (0.56%) Front Office
14 3 (0.42%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.42%) Automotive
15 2 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 462 (64.35%) Architect
2 346 (48.19%) Data Architect
3 79 (11.00%) Analyst
4 75 (10.45%) Solutions Architect
5 51 (7.10%) Data Analyst
6 41 (5.71%) Enterprise Architect
6 41 (5.71%) Senior Architect
7 34 (4.74%) Big Data Architect
7 34 (4.74%) Developer
7 34 (4.74%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 33 (4.60%) Data Warehouse Architect
9 28 (3.90%) Project Manager
10 27 (3.76%) Senior Data Architect
11 25 (3.48%) Business Analyst
11 25 (3.48%) Data Manager
12 24 (3.34%) Hadoop Architect
13 23 (3.20%) Technical Architect
14 22 (3.06%) Integration Architect
15 19 (2.65%) Consultant
16 16 (2.23%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (8.91%) XML
2 54 (7.52%) Web Services
3 43 (5.99%) REST
4 25 (3.48%) .NET
4 25 (3.48%) HTML
5 22 (3.06%) Middleware
6 21 (2.92%) XSD
7 20 (2.79%) SOAP
8 16 (2.23%) WSDL
9 14 (1.95%) JSON
10 10 (1.39%) AngularJS
11 9 (1.25%) EDI
12 8 (1.11%) Spark Streaming
12 8 (1.11%) XSLT
13 7 (0.97%) HTML5
13 7 (0.97%) Node.js
13 7 (0.97%) Spring
14 6 (0.84%) Java EE
15 5 (0.70%) Lucene
15 5 (0.70%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 130 (18.11%) Data Integration
2 96 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (8.64%) Management Information System
4 44 (6.13%) Visualisation
5 33 (4.60%) Data Structures
6 31 (4.32%) Reference Data
7 27 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (3.34%) Algorithms
9 17 (2.37%) Computer Science
9 17 (2.37%) Fixed Income
10 16 (2.23%) Equities
11 15 (2.09%) Data Conversion
11 15 (2.09%) Statistics
12 12 (1.67%) NHS
13 9 (1.25%) Mainframe
14 8 (1.11%) Taxonomies
14 8 (1.11%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.97%) Data Centre
15 7 (0.97%) Ontologies
16 6 (0.84%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (3.62%) Unix
2 24 (3.34%) Windows
3 15 (2.09%) Linux
4 6 (0.84%) Windows Server
4 6 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.70%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.70%) Windows 8
5 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.56%) AIX
7 2 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (53.34%) Data Modelling
2 209 (29.11%) Data Management
3 194 (27.02%) Business Intelligence
4 138 (19.22%) Agile Software Development
5 136 (18.94%) Analytics
6 124 (17.27%) Data Governance
7 113 (15.74%) ETL
8 102 (14.21%) Migration
9 100 (13.93%) Master Data Management
10 94 (13.09%) Data Analysis
11 91 (12.67%) Enterprise Architecture
12 84 (11.70%) Data Migration
13 72 (10.03%) Open Source
14 71 (9.89%) SOA
15 69 (9.61%) Project Management
16 68 (9.47%) TOGAF
17 62 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
18 56 (7.80%) Logical Data Model
19 54 (7.52%) Data Transformation
20 48 (6.69%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 166 (23.12%) SQL
2 61 (8.50%) Java
3 40 (5.57%) Python
3 40 (5.57%) R
4 30 (4.18%) JavaScript
5 26 (3.62%) Shell Script
6 15 (2.09%) Perl
7 14 (1.95%) Scala
7 14 (1.95%) T-SQL
8 12 (1.67%) C
9 8 (1.11%) C#
10 7 (0.97%) C++
10 7 (0.97%) NATURAL
11 5 (0.70%) Groovy
11 5 (0.70%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.56%) SPARQL
13 3 (0.42%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.28%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.28%) VB
14 2 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 74 (10.31%) Security Cleared
2 64 (8.91%) SC Cleared
3 49 (6.82%) Degree
4 7 (0.97%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.56%) CLAS
6 4 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.56%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.28%) CISSP
7 2 (0.28%) MBA
8 1 (0.14%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.14%) CBAP
8 1 (0.14%) ISEB
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (20.47%) Data Quality
2 30 (4.18%) QA
3 15 (2.09%) ISO20022
4 14 (1.95%) MiFID
5 5 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.70%) SAS 70
5 5 (0.70%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.42%) SLA
8 2 (0.28%) Basel II
8 2 (0.28%) EMIR
8 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.14%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.14%) FATCA
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 19 (2.65%) Apache Flume
2 15 (2.09%) Docker
3 13 (1.81%) HDFS
4 9 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.25%) Xen
5 4 (0.56%) Corosync
5 4 (0.56%) Squid
6 2 (0.28%) Btrfs
6 2 (0.28%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.39%) Hadoop YARN
3 9 (1.25%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (0.84%) Control-M
5 4 (0.56%) DBAmp
5 4 (0.56%) Pacemaker
5 4 (0.56%) Puppet
6 2 (0.28%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 2 (0.28%) vRealize
7 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 98 (13.65%) Oracle
2 52 (7.24%) Informatica
3 46 (6.41%) Microsoft
4 39 (5.43%) Tableau
5 32 (4.46%) IBM
6 29 (4.04%) SAP
7 27 (3.76%) Salesforce.com
8 25 (3.48%) Teradata
9 22 (3.06%) Cloudera
10 21 (2.92%) VMware
11 18 (2.51%) Talend
12 17 (2.37%) CA
13 15 (2.09%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
14 11 (1.53%) Citrix
14 11 (1.53%) Cognos
14 11 (1.53%) MuleSoft
14 11 (1.53%) Platfora
15 9 (1.25%) Hortonworks
16 7 (0.97%) Ab Initio
16 7 (0.97%) Blue Prism
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