The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Data Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Architecture over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Architecture
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 55 57 59
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2  
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.31% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £500 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.50

Data Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 514 526 568
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 80.94% 81.55% 76.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 329 359
Median daily rate £421 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.18% +0.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 17
Median hourly rate £14.63 £17.95 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +5.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.63 £8.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.60 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Data Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Data Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Architecture in Birmingham

Data Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Architecture in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architecture in Birmingham

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Data Architecture.

1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Google
1 2 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Data Virtualisation
1 2 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Redis
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (25.00%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Splunk
2 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Nagios
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Apache

Data Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Data Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Data Virtualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Splunk