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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Architecture over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Architecture
Rank 110 104 98
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 15 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.51% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.71% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 0
Average daily rate
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£451 £353 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.01% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.80 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.80 -
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
1887 1698 1186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.03% 72.66% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 888 566
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £488 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 107 77
Average hourly rate £29.00 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -12.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Data Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Architecture across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architecture within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sutton Coldfield - 4 £464 -
Birmingham -5 3 £525 +50.00% 1
Coventry -3 2 £310 -27.90%
Walsall - 2 - -
Warwickshire -1 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Data Architecture
England

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Data Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Architecture.

1 12 (63.16%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (52.63%) ETL
3 9 (47.37%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (36.84%) Data Modelling
5 6 (31.58%) SQL
5 6 (31.58%) VBA
5 6 (31.58%) Project Management
5 6 (31.58%) Big Data
5 6 (31.58%) Analytics
6 5 (26.32%) Master Data Management
6 5 (26.32%) Tableau
6 5 (26.32%) Data Management
6 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (21.05%) Predictive Analytics
7 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
7 4 (21.05%) Business Objects
7 4 (21.05%) Data Mining
7 4 (21.05%) Data Analytics
7 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
7 4 (21.05%) Apache Hive
7 4 (21.05%) Apache Spark
7 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (15.79%) Open Source
8 3 (15.79%) Data Governance
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
9 2 (10.53%) Content Management
9 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis

Data Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Data Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) Apache Spark
2 2 (10.53%) SAS
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) PowerPivot
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (31.58%) Big Data
3 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
3 4 (21.05%) Data Mining
3 4 (21.05%) Apache Hive
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (5.26%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (5.26%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Architect
2 9 (47.37%) Data Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Data Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Data Analytics Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Business Objects Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Business Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Business Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (5.26%) OBIEE Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Data Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (52.63%) ETL
3 7 (36.84%) Data Modelling
4 6 (31.58%) Project Management
4 6 (31.58%) Analytics
5 5 (26.32%) Master Data Management
5 5 (26.32%) Data Management
5 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (21.05%) Predictive Analytics
6 4 (21.05%) Data Analytics
6 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Data Governance
7 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
8 2 (10.53%) Content Management
8 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
8 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (10.53%) CRM
8 2 (10.53%) SOA
8 2 (10.53%) Change Control
8 2 (10.53%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
1 6 (31.58%) VBA
2 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Tableau
2 4 (21.05%) Business Objects
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) Informatica
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos
5 1 (5.26%) SAP