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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Architect
England / West Midlands
Rank 107 106 89
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 12 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.76% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.80% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 8
Median daily rate £500 £456 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £413 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2256 2500 2095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.84% 94.88% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1396 1407 1160
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 78 170
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.38 £25.00 £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 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
Birmingham -4 4 £500 +11.11% 1
Coventry -6 2 £520 +12.43%
Warwickshire -14 2 £700 +27.27%
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £675 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 15 (34.88%) Migration
1 15 (34.88%) Data Management
2 14 (32.56%) Data Modelling
3 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
3 12 (27.91%) Data Architecture
4 11 (25.58%) Data Migration
5 9 (20.93%) Finance
6 8 (18.60%) Data Integration
7 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (16.28%) Analytics
8 6 (13.95%) Big Data
8 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
9 5 (11.63%) CRM
9 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (11.63%) TOGAF
9 5 (11.63%) Data Quality
9 5 (11.63%) Data Cleansing
9 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (9.30%) Use Case
10 4 (9.30%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (9.30%) Hadoop
10 4 (9.30%) Data Analytics
10 4 (9.30%) Local Government
10 4 (9.30%) Dynamics CRM
10 4 (9.30%) Linux
10 4 (9.30%) Unix
10 4 (9.30%) Windows
10 4 (9.30%) ETL
10 4 (9.30%) Data Centre

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 1 (2.33%) Mule
1 1 (2.33%) Mule ESB
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.30%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.65%) IaaS
4 2 (4.65%) Office 365
4 2 (4.65%) PaaS
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) CTI
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
1 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) Big Data
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (9.30%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.98%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.65%) Apache Hive
5 2 (4.65%) HBase
5 2 (4.65%) Impala
5 2 (4.65%) Mahout
5 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.65%) Star Schema
6 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.33%) Redis
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.33%) Sqoop
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Local Government
3 3 (6.98%) Advertising
3 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.65%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Kafka
1 1 (2.33%) Middleware
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.33%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
1 4 (9.30%) Unix
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Solaris
3 1 (2.33%) HPUX
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Data Management
1 15 (34.88%) Migration
2 14 (32.56%) Data Modelling
3 12 (27.91%) Data Architecture
4 11 (25.58%) Data Migration
5 8 (18.60%) Data Integration
6 7 (16.28%) Analytics
7 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (11.63%) CRM
8 5 (11.63%) Data Cleansing
8 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.63%) TOGAF
9 4 (9.30%) Data Analytics
9 4 (9.30%) ETL
9 4 (9.30%) Target Operating Model
9 4 (9.30%) Use Case
10 3 (6.98%) Data Governance
10 3 (6.98%) Logical Data Model
10 3 (6.98%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (6.98%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) SAP
3 1 (2.33%) 3PAR
3 1 (2.33%) Dell
3 1 (2.33%) EMC
3 1 (2.33%) Google
3 1 (2.33%) HP
3 1 (2.33%) IBM
3 1 (2.33%) Informatica
3 1 (2.33%) Trillium
3 1 (2.33%) VMware