Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 192 204
Rank change year-on-year -11 +12 +22
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 82 69 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.92% 0.94% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.08% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 57 44
Central London median daily rate £600 £600 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £513 £455 £393
90th Percentile £741 £710 £718
London median daily rate £600 £575 £550
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -1.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Central London median hourly rate - - £37.50
London median hourly rate £85.00 - £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 7,816 6,372 7,126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 87.59% 87.04% 86.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,099 4,977 5,596
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 £295
90th Percentile £688 £650 £650
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 51 70
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.92 £21.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.42% -6.19% +17.97%
10th Percentile £11.81 £13.50 £11.95
90th Percentile £48.25 £55.00 £51.02
London median hourly rate £22.75 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -9.00% +28.24% +4.81%

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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 2018. 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 -26 64 £600 - 12
City of Westminster - 1 - -
West End of London - 1 - - 2
Data Architecture
London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Data Architecture.

1 25 (30.49%) Data Modelling
1 25 (30.49%) SQL
2 20 (24.39%) Finance
2 20 (24.39%) Analytics
3 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (20.73%) Migration
4 17 (20.73%) ETL
4 17 (20.73%) Big Data
4 17 (20.73%) Data Migration
5 16 (19.51%) Data Management
6 15 (18.29%) TOGAF
6 15 (18.29%) Data Quality
7 14 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (15.85%) Java
9 12 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (14.63%) BPR
9 12 (14.63%) Banking
10 11 (13.41%) Oracle
10 11 (13.41%) Marketing
10 11 (13.41%) Resource Management
11 10 (12.20%) Degree
11 10 (12.20%) Hadoop
11 10 (12.20%) Docker
11 10 (12.20%) DevOps
11 10 (12.20%) Translating Business Requirements
12 9 (10.98%) Service Design
12 9 (10.98%) Security Cleared
12 9 (10.98%) HBase
12 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
12 9 (10.98%) Middleware

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 6 (7.32%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.88%) SAS
3 3 (3.66%) Apache
4 1 (1.22%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (4.88%) ReMetrica
2 2 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.44%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (8.54%) SaaS
2 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (4.88%) PaaS
4 2 (2.44%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.44%) Office 365
5 1 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.22%) GitHub
5 1 (1.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.73%) Big Data
2 12 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (12.20%) Hadoop
4 9 (10.98%) HBase
4 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
5 6 (7.32%) NoSQL
6 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (4.88%) OLAP
7 4 (4.88%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (4.88%) Oracle Discoverer
7 4 (4.88%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.88%) Snowflake Schema
8 2 (2.44%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.44%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.44%) BigQuery
8 2 (2.44%) Power BI
8 2 (2.44%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) ERwin
2 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.44%) JIRA
2 2 (2.44%) Toad
3 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.22%) GitLab
3 1 (1.22%) Hudson
3 1 (1.22%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (1.22%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.22%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (1.22%) Subversion
3 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.22%) webpack
General
1 20 (24.39%) Finance
2 12 (14.63%) Banking
3 11 (13.41%) Marketing
4 7 (8.54%) Retail
5 5 (6.10%) Advertising
6 3 (3.66%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.66%) Legal
6 3 (3.66%) Publishing
7 1 (1.22%) Digital Economy
7 1 (1.22%) Electronics
7 1 (1.22%) Front Office
7 1 (1.22%) Law
7 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (57.32%) Architect
2 28 (34.15%) Data Architect
3 13 (15.85%) Analyst
4 9 (10.98%) Developer
4 9 (10.98%) Enterprise Architect
4 9 (10.98%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (8.54%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 6 (7.32%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Big Data Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Big Data Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Data Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Data Modeller
7 4 (4.88%) Scala Developer
7 4 (4.88%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Business Architect
8 3 (3.66%) Lead Architect
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.44%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) Middleware
2 8 (9.76%) Kafka
3 6 (7.32%) Akka
4 5 (6.10%) JSON
5 4 (4.88%) XML
6 3 (3.66%) REST
7 2 (2.44%) JMS
8 1 (1.22%) .NET
8 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.22%) CNTK
8 1 (1.22%) Drools
8 1 (1.22%) HTML
8 1 (1.22%) J2EE
8 1 (1.22%) MXNet
8 1 (1.22%) Node.js
8 1 (1.22%) TensorFlow
8 1 (1.22%) Theano
8 1 (1.22%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Market Risk
2 7 (8.54%) Data Structures
3 5 (6.10%) Reinsurance
4 4 (4.88%) User Experience
5 3 (3.66%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.66%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.44%) NHS
6 2 (2.44%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.22%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.66%) Windows
1 3 (3.66%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.49%) Data Modelling
2 20 (24.39%) Analytics
3 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (20.73%) Data Migration
4 17 (20.73%) ETL
4 17 (20.73%) Migration
5 16 (19.51%) Data Management
6 15 (18.29%) TOGAF
7 14 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (14.63%) BPR
9 11 (13.41%) Resource Management
10 10 (12.20%) DevOps
10 10 (12.20%) Translating Business Requirements
11 9 (10.98%) Service Design
11 9 (10.98%) SOA
12 8 (9.76%) High Availability
12 8 (9.76%) MODAF
12 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (8.54%) Data Analysis
13 7 (8.54%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.49%) SQL
2 13 (15.85%) Java
3 8 (9.76%) Python
3 8 (9.76%) Scala
4 5 (6.10%) PL/SQL
4 5 (6.10%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.88%) MATLAB
5 4 (4.88%) R
6 2 (2.44%) C
6 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.44%) SAS Macro
7 1 (1.22%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.22%) C#
7 1 (1.22%) PHP
7 1 (1.22%) SOQL
7 1 (1.22%) SOSL
7 1 (1.22%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Degree
2 9 (10.98%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.88%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.88%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.29%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.10%) GDPR
3 2 (2.44%) GCP
4 1 (1.22%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.22%) EMIR
4 1 (1.22%) GAAP
4 1 (1.22%) HL7
4 1 (1.22%) MiFID
4 1 (1.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (12.20%) Docker
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.44%) HDFS
4 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.22%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) Ansible
2 3 (3.66%) AirWatch
2 3 (3.66%) AppDNA
2 3 (3.66%) SCCM
3 2 (2.44%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.22%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) Oracle
2 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.88%) Cognos
3 4 (4.88%) Google
3 4 (4.88%) Informatica
3 4 (4.88%) Tableau
4 3 (3.66%) Altiris
4 3 (3.66%) Citrix
4 3 (3.66%) MobileIron
4 3 (3.66%) SAP
4 3 (3.66%) VMware
5 1 (1.22%) Aderant
5 1 (1.22%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.22%) IBM
5 1 (1.22%) Pardot
5 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.22%) Talend
5 1 (1.22%) Teradata