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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Architecture
UK
Rank 330 314 352
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +38
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 284 368 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.72% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.87% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 267 218
Median daily rate £550 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £695 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £501 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.10% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £24.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.50

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
37677 42341 41624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.81% 82.72% 79.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25060 27689 26256
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 944 1155 1112
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -16 258 £565 +10.78% 54
London +7 150 £600 +9.09% 31
South East +7 52 £545 +14.73% 7
City of London +1 32 £615 +11.81% 8
Berkshire +5 25 £475 - 1
South Wales +31 15 £500 +81.81%
Cardiff +26 15 £500 +81.81%
Wales +22 15 £500 +81.81%
South West -3 14 £500 +17.64% 4
West Sussex -4 12 £535 +2.39%
East of England -6 11 £556 +12.94% 1
North West +20 10 £550 -8.33%
Canary Wharf +3 10 £615 +29.47%
Reading +21 9 £475 +2.70%
Bracknell +2 9 £600 +20.00%
West Midlands +1 7 £489 -2.20% 7
Scotland -13 7 £375 -26.82%
Manchester +12 6 £700 -
Hampshire +9 6 £625 +25.00% 3
Yorkshire -2 6 £500 +11.11% 1
West Yorkshire +9 5 £510 +27.50%
Bristol +3 5 £750 +129.00% 1
Leeds 0 5 £510 +27.50%
East Midlands 0 5 £515 -6.45% 3
Norfolk +9 4 £575 +21.05%
Birmingham 0 4 £495 +19.15% 3
Hertfordshire -8 4 £531 +11.84% 1
Buckinghamshire -9 4 £338 -14.55% 1
Edinburgh +13 3 £375 -31.81%
East Sussex +7 3 £550 +37.50%

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 324 (49.47%) Data Modelling
2 188 (28.70%) Finance
3 163 (24.89%) Big Data
4 162 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
5 158 (24.12%) Data Management
6 153 (23.36%) Business Intelligence
7 148 (22.60%) Data Warehouse
8 127 (19.39%) Analytics
9 120 (18.32%) ETL
10 115 (17.56%) Data Integration
11 114 (17.40%) SQL
11 114 (17.40%) Data Quality
12 112 (17.10%) Banking
13 111 (16.95%) Hadoop
14 108 (16.49%) Data Governance
15 92 (14.05%) Migration
16 90 (13.74%) TOGAF
17 82 (12.52%) Data Analysis
17 82 (12.52%) Oracle
18 79 (12.06%) SQL Server
19 77 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
20 74 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
21 67 (10.23%) Data Migration
22 65 (9.92%) Enterprise Architecture
23 60 (9.16%) Logical Data Model
24 58 (8.85%) Security Cleared
25 57 (8.70%) Apache Spark
26 55 (8.40%) Apache Hive
26 55 (8.40%) Reference Data
27 52 (7.94%) Degree

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 57 (8.70%) Apache Spark
2 21 (3.21%) SAS
3 17 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 14 (2.14%) Apache Pig
5 13 (1.98%) Apache
6 11 (1.68%) Apache Solr
6 11 (1.68%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.22%) nginx
8 7 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.07%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.92%) JBoss
10 3 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.46%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.46%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.31%) Confluence
11 2 (0.31%) IIS
11 2 (0.31%) Mule
11 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (3.21%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.22%) MS Office
2 8 (1.22%) MS Project
2 8 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.15%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.22%) SAP HCM
3 6 (0.92%) SAP MDG
3 6 (0.92%) SAP Retail
4 3 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.46%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.31%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.31%) Sonata
5 2 (0.31%) Summit
6 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.37%) Amazon S3
3 9 (1.37%) Azure Machine Learning
3 9 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (1.37%) SaaS
4 8 (1.22%) SuccessFactors
5 6 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
7 4 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (0.61%) PaaS
8 3 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.46%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 3 (0.46%) Office 365
9 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.31%) IaaS
9 2 (0.31%) Slack
9 2 (0.31%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.07%) LDAP
2 6 (0.92%) HTTP
2 6 (0.92%) Internet
3 3 (0.46%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.31%) Firewall
4 2 (0.31%) FTP
4 2 (0.31%) Network Security
4 2 (0.31%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (0.31%) SMTP
5 1 (0.15%) CTI
5 1 (0.15%) DNS
5 1 (0.15%) LAN
5 1 (0.15%) NAS
5 1 (0.15%) RFID
5 1 (0.15%) SAN
5 1 (0.15%) SMS
5 1 (0.15%) SSL
5 1 (0.15%) VPN
5 1 (0.15%) WAN
5 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (24.89%) Big Data
2 148 (22.60%) Data Warehouse
3 111 (16.95%) Hadoop
4 79 (12.06%) SQL Server
5 55 (8.40%) Apache Hive
6 48 (7.33%) QlikView
7 43 (6.56%) MongoDB
8 42 (6.41%) NoSQL
9 39 (5.95%) HBase
10 37 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 36 (5.50%) BusinessObjects
12 32 (4.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 31 (4.73%) Data Lake
14 27 (4.12%) Relational Database
15 22 (3.36%) Oracle Database
16 21 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 19 (2.90%) Power BI
18 17 (2.60%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
18 17 (2.60%) RDBMS
19 15 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 27 (4.12%) ERwin
2 21 (3.21%) Talend Open Studio
3 15 (2.29%) Jenkins
4 12 (1.83%) PowerDesigner
5 11 (1.68%) JIRA
6 4 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.46%) JMeter
7 3 (0.46%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.31%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.31%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.31%) MagicDraw
8 2 (0.31%) Xcode
9 1 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.15%) Selenium
9 1 (0.15%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.15%) Subversion
9 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 188 (28.70%) Finance
2 112 (17.10%) Banking
3 42 (6.41%) Retail
4 29 (4.43%) Marketing
5 28 (4.27%) Investment Banking
6 18 (2.75%) Legal
7 10 (1.53%) Retail Banking
8 9 (1.37%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.22%) Law
10 6 (0.92%) Mandarin Language
10 6 (0.92%) Publishing
10 6 (0.92%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.76%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.61%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.46%) Advertising
13 3 (0.46%) Games
14 2 (0.31%) Billing
14 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 440 (67.18%) Architect
2 342 (52.21%) Data Architect
3 70 (10.69%) Analyst
4 68 (10.38%) Solutions Architect
5 48 (7.33%) Big Data Architect
6 47 (7.18%) Developer
7 38 (5.80%) Data Analyst
8 35 (5.34%) Enterprise Architect
9 32 (4.89%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 31 (4.73%) Senior Architect
11 23 (3.51%) Business Analyst
11 23 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Architect
12 21 (3.21%) Senior Data Architect
13 20 (3.05%) Consultant
13 20 (3.05%) Technical Architect
14 19 (2.90%) Hadoop Architect
15 15 (2.29%) Data Warehouse Architect
15 15 (2.29%) Integration Architect
15 15 (2.29%) Lead Data Architect
16 14 (2.14%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (6.26%) XML
2 36 (5.50%) Web Services
3 28 (4.27%) REST
4 25 (3.82%) .NET
5 24 (3.66%) Kafka
6 15 (2.29%) SOAP
7 12 (1.83%) XSD
8 11 (1.68%) RESTful
9 10 (1.53%) HTML
9 10 (1.53%) scikit-learn
10 9 (1.37%) Middleware
11 8 (1.22%) Apache Avro
11 8 (1.22%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 6 (0.92%) HTML5
12 6 (0.92%) JSON
12 6 (0.92%) XML Schema
13 5 (0.76%) ASP.NET
13 5 (0.76%) J2EE
13 5 (0.76%) Node.js
14 4 (0.61%) SparkR
Miscellaneous
1 77 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (8.40%) Reference Data
3 46 (7.02%) Data Structures
4 45 (6.87%) Management Information System
5 28 (4.27%) Computer Science
6 22 (3.36%) Credit Risk
7 14 (2.14%) User Experience
8 13 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.98%) Market Risk
8 13 (1.98%) Taxonomies
9 8 (1.22%) Grid Computing
10 7 (1.07%) Equities
10 7 (1.07%) Virtual Team
11 6 (0.92%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.76%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.76%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.61%) Social Media
13 4 (0.61%) SWIFT
14 3 (0.46%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 17 (2.60%) Linux
2 9 (1.37%) Unix
2 9 (1.37%) Windows
3 2 (0.31%) Android
3 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.15%) AIX
4 1 (0.15%) Solaris
4 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (49.47%) Data Modelling
2 162 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (24.12%) Data Management
4 153 (23.36%) Business Intelligence
5 127 (19.39%) Analytics
6 120 (18.32%) ETL
7 115 (17.56%) Data Integration
8 108 (16.49%) Data Governance
9 92 (14.05%) Migration
10 90 (13.74%) TOGAF
11 82 (12.52%) Data Analysis
12 74 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
13 67 (10.23%) Data Migration
14 65 (9.92%) Enterprise Architecture
15 60 (9.16%) Logical Data Model
16 49 (7.48%) Physical Data Model
17 47 (7.18%) SOA
18 46 (7.02%) Project Management
19 44 (6.72%) Visualisation
20 42 (6.41%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 114 (17.40%) SQL
2 51 (7.79%) Java
3 40 (6.11%) Python
4 34 (5.19%) R
5 32 (4.89%) Scala
6 13 (1.98%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.22%) Perl
7 8 (1.22%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.07%) C#
8 7 (1.07%) T-SQL
9 6 (0.92%) PHP
10 4 (0.61%) C++
10 4 (0.61%) SPARQL
11 3 (0.46%) C
11 3 (0.46%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.46%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.46%) Ruby
11 3 (0.46%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.46%) VBA
12 2 (0.31%) XPath
Qualifications
1 58 (8.85%) Security Cleared
2 52 (7.94%) Degree
3 38 (5.80%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
5 8 (1.22%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (0.92%) MBA
8 5 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.76%) CLAS
8 5 (0.76%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.61%) PMP
10 3 (0.46%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 3 (0.46%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 3 (0.46%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 2 (0.31%) CISSP
12 1 (0.15%) CITP
12 1 (0.15%) ISEB
12 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.15%) MBCS
12 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (17.40%) Data Quality
2 15 (2.29%) MiFID
3 12 (1.83%) ISO20022
4 11 (1.68%) FATCA
5 8 (1.22%) QA
6 7 (1.07%) GDPR
6 7 (1.07%) IFRS
7 5 (0.76%) IFRS 9
7 5 (0.76%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.61%) SEPA
9 3 (0.46%) HL7
10 2 (0.31%) AIFMD
10 2 (0.31%) COBIT
10 2 (0.31%) EMIR
10 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.31%) SLA
10 2 (0.31%) SNOMED CT
11 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 19 (2.90%) Docker
2 11 (1.68%) Apache Flume
2 11 (1.68%) HDFS
3 8 (1.22%) Corosync
3 8 (1.22%) Squid
4 3 (0.46%) vCloud
5 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.15%) Btrfs
5 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.15%) XenApp
5 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (1.37%) Oozie
1 9 (1.37%) Puppet
2 8 (1.22%) Pacemaker
3 4 (0.61%) MOM
4 3 (0.46%) vRealize
5 2 (0.31%) Ansible
5 2 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.31%) Nagios
5 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.15%) Control-M
6 1 (0.15%) Kibana
Vendors
1 82 (12.52%) Oracle
2 52 (7.94%) Microsoft
3 39 (5.95%) Tableau
4 32 (4.89%) IBM
5 30 (4.58%) Informatica
6 29 (4.43%) SAP
7 27 (4.12%) Cloudera
8 22 (3.36%) Teradata
9 21 (3.21%) Talend
10 20 (3.05%) Netezza
11 16 (2.44%) Splunk
12 15 (2.29%) MapR
13 13 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (1.68%) Nuix
15 10 (1.53%) Cognos
16 9 (1.37%) Ab Initio
16 9 (1.37%) Google
17 8 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
18 7 (1.07%) Hortonworks
18 7 (1.07%) HP
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Mane Contract Services Limited
Rate: £350 - £430 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £280 - £370 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wimbledon
Spectrum IT
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 18 days ago