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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Architecture
Rank 124 118 113
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 11 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.41% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.54% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 6
Average daily rate £550 £388 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.93% +9.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £498 £460
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
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
2342 2023 1745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.98% 75.40% 74.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1302 1211 935
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 101 97
Average hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £15.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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
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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Shropshire -26 7 £537 -
Warwickshire +1 2 £550 -
Birmingham -3 1 £550 +4.76%
Data Architecture
England

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 15 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 10 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 8 (26.67%) Data Integration
3 8 (26.67%) Hadoop
3 8 (26.67%) Analytics
3 8 (26.67%) Data Modelling
4 7 (23.33%) ETL
4 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (23.33%) OO
4 7 (23.33%) Data Management
4 7 (23.33%) TOGAF
4 7 (23.33%) REST
4 7 (23.33%) Cloudera
5 6 (20.00%) Pentaho
5 6 (20.00%) VMware
5 6 (20.00%) SAS
6 5 (16.67%) IBM
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.67%) SOA
6 5 (16.67%) Windows
6 5 (16.67%) Finance
6 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 5 (16.67%) ETL Development
7 4 (13.33%) Data Governance
7 4 (13.33%) Data Quality
7 4 (13.33%) Master Data Management
7 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
7 4 (13.33%) Data Security
7 4 (13.33%) Data Mart

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (20.00%) SAS
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (26.67%) Hadoop
3 6 (20.00%) Pentaho
4 4 (13.33%) Data Mart
4 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
4 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.33%) Big Data
6 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Architect
2 8 (26.67%) Data Architect
3 7 (23.33%) Technical Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Hadoop Architect
5 3 (10.00%) .NET Architect
5 3 (10.00%) .NET Technical Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Information Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Office 365 Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Data Architect
5 3 (10.00%) SharePoint Architect
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Data Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Data Integration Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Integration Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Process Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) REST
2 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 8 (26.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 8 (26.67%) Analytics
2 8 (26.67%) Data Modelling
3 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (23.33%) Data Management
3 7 (23.33%) ETL
3 7 (23.33%) OO
3 7 (23.33%) TOGAF
4 5 (16.67%) ETL Development
4 5 (16.67%) SOA
5 4 (13.33%) Data Governance
5 4 (13.33%) Data Security
5 4 (13.33%) Master Data Management
6 3 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
6 3 (10.00%) EAI
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL
6 3 (10.00%) Project Management
6 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) C#
1 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) R
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) Data Quality
2 3 (10.00%) QA
3 1 (3.33%) COBIT
3 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Cloudera
2 6 (20.00%) VMware
3 5 (16.67%) IBM
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) Platfora