The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Data Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Architect
Rank 106 100 101
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 25 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.91% 0.90% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.95% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 4
Median daily rate £540 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £406 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £579 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £545 £506 £500
% change year-on-year
+7.65% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £56.25 £38.25
% change year-on-year
- +47.05%
Data Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2600 2413 2195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.58% 94.44% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1588 1328 1226
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 117 183
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £10.33 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Data Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Data Architect in the job title.

Data Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Data Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Architect Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Architect across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Data Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Data Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Architect
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
Birmingham -10 7 £500 +11.11% 3
Coventry - 5 £540 -
Warwickshire -1 4 £600 +33.33% 2
Staffordshire - 2 £373 -
Sutton Coldfield +8 1 £675 +35.00%
Solihull -1 1 £438 +23.23%
Shropshire -2 1 - -
Data Architect
England

Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Data Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 20 (35.09%) Data Management
2 18 (31.58%) Migration
3 16 (28.07%) Data Modelling
3 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
3 16 (28.07%) Data Architecture
4 15 (26.32%) Data Migration
5 11 (19.30%) SAP
6 10 (17.54%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (17.54%) Data Integration
6 10 (17.54%) Data Quality
7 9 (15.79%) Big Data
8 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (12.28%) Hadoop
9 7 (12.28%) Data Cleansing
9 7 (12.28%) Finance
9 7 (12.28%) CRM
9 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
9 7 (12.28%) SQL
9 7 (12.28%) Data Governance
10 6 (10.53%) Analytics
10 6 (10.53%) Master Data Management
10 6 (10.53%) Data Centre
10 6 (10.53%) Target Operating Model
10 6 (10.53%) ETL
10 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (10.53%) TOGAF
11 5 (8.77%) Dynamics CRM
11 5 (8.77%) ERP
11 5 (8.77%) Unix

Data Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (7.02%) SAS
2 2 (3.51%) Apache Pig
2 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.75%) Mule
3 1 (1.75%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
2 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (7.02%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.75%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.26%) Office 365
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.75%) Boomi
3 1 (1.75%) IaaS
3 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) LAN
1 2 (3.51%) MPLS
1 2 (3.51%) VoIP
1 2 (3.51%) VPN
1 2 (3.51%) WAN
2 1 (1.75%) CTI
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (15.79%) Big Data
3 7 (12.28%) Hadoop
3 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.02%) Apache Hive
5 3 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.26%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.26%) Sqoop
6 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.51%) Cloudera CDH
6 2 (3.51%) Data Lake
6 2 (3.51%) HBase
6 2 (3.51%) Impala
6 2 (3.51%) Pentaho
6 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.51%) Star Schema
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Local Government
3 3 (5.26%) Advertising
4 2 (3.51%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Automotive
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) REST
2 1 (1.75%) Kafka
2 1 (1.75%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Data Integration
2 6 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.26%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.51%) Replication
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Unix
2 3 (5.26%) Linux
2 3 (5.26%) Solaris
2 3 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Data Management
2 18 (31.58%) Migration
3 16 (28.07%) Data Architecture
3 16 (28.07%) Data Modelling
4 15 (26.32%) Data Migration
5 10 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (12.28%) CRM
6 7 (12.28%) Data Cleansing
6 7 (12.28%) Data Governance
7 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.53%) Analytics
7 6 (10.53%) ETL
7 6 (10.53%) Master Data Management
7 6 (10.53%) Target Operating Model
7 6 (10.53%) TOGAF
8 5 (8.77%) ERP
9 4 (7.02%) Logical Data Model
9 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.02%) Use Case
10 3 (5.26%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) Java
3 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.51%) R
3 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
1 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Apache Flume
2 2 (3.51%) HDFS
3 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Oozie
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.30%) SAP
3 3 (5.26%) Informatica
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle
4 2 (3.51%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.51%) Platfora
4 2 (3.51%) VMware
5 1 (1.75%) Dell
5 1 (1.75%) IBM
5 1 (1.75%) Trillium