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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Architecture
Rank 119 102 111
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 17 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.66% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.84% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 3
Median daily rate £438 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £390 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £541 £362
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.50 £59.75
% change year-on-year
- -64.01%
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
2265 2032 1723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.66% 79.41% 72.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1390 1130 996
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 78 90
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £11.26 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 7 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
Coventry -7 4 £570 +3.63%
Warwickshire -1 3 £438 - 1
Birmingham -8 2 £420 +3.58% 2
Shropshire - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 £373 - 1
Solihull -2 1 £438 +45.83%
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Data Architecture
England

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 20 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (47.50%) Data Modelling
3 12 (30.00%) Data Integration
4 10 (25.00%) SAS
4 10 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 10 (25.00%) VMware
4 10 (25.00%) Pentaho
4 10 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 10 (25.00%) R
4 10 (25.00%) REST
4 10 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 10 (25.00%) Cloudera
4 10 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 10 (25.00%) Data Structures
4 10 (25.00%) Platfora
4 10 (25.00%) Cloudera CDH
5 8 (20.00%) Data Management
5 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (17.50%) SQL
6 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.50%) Data Analysis
6 7 (17.50%) Finance
7 6 (15.00%) Data Quality
7 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (15.00%) Migration
8 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (12.50%) TOGAF
8 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (12.50%) Test Scripting

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 10 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (25.00%) Cloudera CDH
2 10 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 10 (25.00%) Pentaho
2 10 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 10 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (12.50%) Big Data
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (5.00%) Data Lake
6 2 (5.00%) Star Schema
7 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.50%) Power BI
7 1 (2.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) JMeter
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) Architect
2 16 (40.00%) Data Architect
3 11 (27.50%) Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Data Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Hadoop Architect
4 7 (17.50%) Technical Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Data Business Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Process Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Basel II Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Business Data Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Finance Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Risk Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Data Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) XML
2 2 (5.00%) XSLT
3 1 (2.50%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Data Integration
2 10 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.50%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Data Modelling
2 10 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (20.00%) Data Management
4 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.50%) Data Analysis
5 6 (15.00%) Migration
6 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (12.50%) Data Mapping
6 5 (12.50%) Master Data Management
6 5 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 5 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 4 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 4 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
7 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.50%) ETL
8 3 (7.50%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (7.50%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (7.50%) Use Case
8 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (7.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) R
2 7 (17.50%) SQL
3 3 (7.50%) Java
3 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.50%) C
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.00%) Basel II
3 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Cloudera
1 10 (25.00%) Platfora
1 10 (25.00%) VMware
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) Splunk
4 1 (2.50%) Unisys