The table below looks at the statistics for Data Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Architecture over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Architecture
Rank 124 111 108
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 19 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.60% 0.59% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.75% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 2
Median daily rate £515 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £307 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £573 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 £82.00
% change year-on-year
- -49.69%
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2604 2007 1929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.73% 78.58% 74.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1536 1166 1017
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 101 109
Median hourly rate £19.72 £31.44 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.27% +5.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

Data Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

Data Architecture
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 Architecture across the West Midlands region.

Data Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Architecture across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Data Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Data Architecture
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 Architecture across the West Midlands region.

Data Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Architecture
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 Architecture within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Shropshire -23 4 £615 -
Warwickshire -2 3 £550 +22.22%
Birmingham -7 3 - -
Coventry -11 2 £483 +20.62%
Staffordshire - 1 £425 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Data Architecture
England

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Data Architecture.

1 25 (60.98%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (34.15%) R
3 12 (29.27%) REST
3 12 (29.27%) Cloudera
3 12 (29.27%) Data Structures
3 12 (29.27%) Pentaho
3 12 (29.27%) Hadoop
3 12 (29.27%) VMware
3 12 (29.27%) SAS
3 12 (29.27%) Cloudera CDH
4 11 (26.83%) RDBMS
4 11 (26.83%) Data Modelling
4 11 (26.83%) Data Integration
4 11 (26.83%) Technical Architecture
4 11 (26.83%) Platfora
4 11 (26.83%) Relational Database
5 10 (24.39%) ETL
6 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (21.95%) Data Management
7 8 (19.51%) Java
8 6 (14.63%) Oracle
8 6 (14.63%) C
8 6 (14.63%) UML
8 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database
9 5 (12.20%) Defect Tracking
9 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
9 5 (12.20%) Master Data Management
9 5 (12.20%) Data Quality
9 5 (12.20%) Automated Testing

Data Architecture
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 12 (29.27%) SAS
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Extranet
1 1 (2.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (60.98%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (29.27%) Cloudera CDH
2 12 (29.27%) Hadoop
2 12 (29.27%) Pentaho
3 11 (26.83%) RDBMS
3 11 (26.83%) Relational Database
4 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database
5 5 (12.20%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (4.88%) Big Data
6 2 (4.88%) Data Lake
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.44%) Power BI
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.44%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) ClearQuest
1 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
1 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
1 5 (12.20%) JIRA
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (12.20%) PVCS
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (68.29%) Architect
2 16 (39.02%) Data Architect
3 9 (21.95%) Hadoop Architect
4 8 (19.51%) Technical Architect
5 7 (17.07%) Analyst
6 6 (14.63%) Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (12.20%) Lead Developer
8 4 (9.76%) Data Analyst
9 3 (7.32%) Financial Analyst
9 3 (7.32%) Process Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Data Business Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Finance Systems Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Risk Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Risk Business Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Senior Architect
10 2 (4.88%) Senior Data Architect
10 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) REST
2 5 (12.20%) Web Services
3 4 (9.76%) Apache CXF
4 3 (7.32%) XML
5 2 (4.88%) .NET
5 2 (4.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Data Structures
2 11 (26.83%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Data Modelling
1 11 (26.83%) Technical Architecture
2 10 (24.39%) ETL
3 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.95%) Data Management
4 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (14.63%) UML
5 5 (12.20%) Automated Testing
5 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (12.20%) Data Mapping
5 5 (12.20%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (12.20%) Master Data Management
5 5 (12.20%) OO
5 5 (12.20%) OOP
5 5 (12.20%) Workflow
6 4 (9.76%) Data Analysis
6 4 (9.76%) TOGAF
7 3 (7.32%) Quality Management
7 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.32%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) R
2 8 (19.51%) Java
3 6 (14.63%) C
4 3 (7.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.88%) Basel II
3 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Cloudera
1 12 (29.27%) VMware
2 11 (26.83%) Platfora
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle
4 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.44%) SAP