Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 6 months to 13 December 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.

Data Architecture
London > Central London
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 212 199 225
Rank change year-on-year -13 +26 -1
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 70 67 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.81% 0.85% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.97% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 57 44
Central London median daily rate £600 £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +14.29%
10th Percentile £477 £318 £413
90th Percentile £748 £750 £686
London median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Central London median hourly rate - - £37.50
London median hourly rate - - £37.50

Data Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7644 6916 8332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 88.06% 87.57% 84.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5971 5369 6527
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £293
90th Percentile £688 £650 £650
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 62 76
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.58% -6.17% +13.35%
10th Percentile £13.31 £11.34 £12.14
90th Percentile £34.68 £55.00 £47.63
London median hourly rate £22.26 £22.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.03% +11.25% +11.11%

Data Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Data Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Architecture in Central London

Data Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architecture in Central London

Data Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architecture in Central London over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Architecture in Central London

Data Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architecture in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Architecture in Central London

Data Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -10 61 £600 +9.09% 10
West End of London - 2 - - 1
City of Westminster - 2 £650 -
Data Architecture
London

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Central London region with a requirement for Data Architecture.

1 29 (41.43%) Data Modelling
2 26 (37.14%) SQL
3 21 (30.00%) Finance
4 17 (24.29%) ETL
5 16 (22.86%) Banking
6 14 (20.00%) Big Data
6 14 (20.00%) Analytics
7 13 (18.57%) Data Management
8 12 (17.14%) Oracle
8 12 (17.14%) Data Quality
9 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
9 11 (15.71%) Java
9 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (14.29%) Asset Management
10 10 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared
11 9 (12.86%) Scala
12 8 (11.43%) Market Risk
12 8 (11.43%) Data Migration
12 8 (11.43%) Migration
12 8 (11.43%) Degree
12 8 (11.43%) JSON
12 8 (11.43%) Data Structures
13 7 (10.00%) Investment Banking
13 7 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (10.00%) T-SQL
13 7 (10.00%) Investment Management
13 7 (10.00%) Hadoop
13 7 (10.00%) Docker
13 7 (10.00%) Apache Spark

Data Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 7 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.86%) Apache
2 2 (2.86%) Apache Pig
2 2 (2.86%) SAS
3 1 (1.43%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Markit EDM
2 3 (4.29%) ReMetrica
3 2 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.43%) GitHub
4 1 (1.43%) Office 365
4 1 (1.43%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.00%) Big Data
2 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.14%) HBase
5 5 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.71%) Apache Hive
6 4 (5.71%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.71%) OLAP
6 4 (5.71%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (5.71%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (5.71%) Oracle OLAP
6 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.71%) Snowflake Schema
7 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.86%) DataStage
8 2 (2.86%) DTS
8 2 (2.86%) PowerCenter
8 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) ERwin
2 2 (2.86%) Toad
3 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.43%) GitLab
3 1 (1.43%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.43%) JIRA
3 1 (1.43%) webpack
General
1 21 (30.00%) Finance
2 16 (22.86%) Banking
3 7 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Advertising
4 3 (4.29%) Back Office
4 3 (4.29%) Publishing
4 3 (4.29%) Retail
5 2 (2.86%) Legal
6 1 (1.43%) Front Office
6 1 (1.43%) Law
6 1 (1.43%) Marketing
6 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (41.43%) Architect
2 19 (27.14%) Data Architect
3 16 (22.86%) Analyst
4 12 (17.14%) Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Data Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Data Modeller
7 5 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Scala Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Big Data Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Lead Architect
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Technical Leader
10 2 (2.86%) Business Manager
10 2 (2.86%) Consultant
10 2 (2.86%) Project Leader
10 2 (2.86%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.86%) Technical Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) JSON
2 5 (7.14%) Kafka
2 5 (7.14%) XML
3 4 (5.71%) Akka
3 4 (5.71%) REST
4 3 (4.29%) Web Services
5 2 (2.86%) JMS
6 1 (1.43%) .NET
6 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.43%) Drools
6 1 (1.43%) HTML
6 1 (1.43%) J2EE
6 1 (1.43%) Middleware
6 1 (1.43%) Node.js
6 1 (1.43%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Data Structures
1 8 (11.43%) Market Risk
2 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.29%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.29%) Reference Data
3 3 (4.29%) Reinsurance
4 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.86%) NHS
4 2 (2.86%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.43%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) Windows
1 3 (4.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (41.43%) Data Modelling
2 17 (24.29%) ETL
3 14 (20.00%) Analytics
4 13 (18.57%) Data Management
5 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 10 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (11.43%) Data Migration
7 8 (11.43%) Migration
8 7 (10.00%) Investment Management
9 6 (8.57%) Data Analysis
9 6 (8.57%) Data Integration
9 6 (8.57%) IT Strategy
9 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
10 5 (7.14%) Data Mapping
10 5 (7.14%) Data Strategy
10 5 (7.14%) TDD
10 5 (7.14%) TOGAF
10 5 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.14%) SQL
2 11 (15.71%) Java
3 9 (12.86%) Scala
4 7 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (8.57%) Python
6 5 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.71%) R
8 3 (4.29%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.86%) C#
9 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.86%) SAS Macro
10 1 (1.43%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.43%) C
10 1 (1.43%) PHP
10 1 (1.43%) SOQL
10 1 (1.43%) SOSL
10 1 (1.43%) SPARQL
10 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.43%) Degree
3 4 (5.71%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) Master's Degree
4 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.14%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.86%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (2.86%) EMIR
2 2 (2.86%) GDPR
2 2 (2.86%) MiFID
2 2 (2.86%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (10.00%) Docker
2 3 (4.29%) HDFS
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.43%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Ansible
2 3 (4.29%) AirWatch
2 3 (4.29%) AppDNA
2 3 (4.29%) SCCM
3 2 (2.86%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.43%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.43%) Oozie
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Oracle
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.14%) Tableau
3 4 (5.71%) Cognos
3 4 (5.71%) Informatica
4 3 (4.29%) Altiris
4 3 (4.29%) Citrix
4 3 (4.29%) MobileIron
4 3 (4.29%) VMware
5 2 (2.86%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.86%) Google
6 1 (1.43%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.43%) Pardot
6 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.43%) SAP