Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 208 218
Rank change year-on-year -40 +10 +35
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 44 54 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.48% 0.68% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.76% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 40 41
Central London median daily rate £600 £581 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +5.68% -4.35%
10th Percentile £418 £468 £231
90th Percentile £750 £763 £775
London median daily rate £575 £568 £561
% change year-on-year +1.32% +1.11% -2.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £120.00 - £17.50

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 7,930 7,100 7,107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 87.14% 88.87% 87.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,192 5,448 5,590
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £315 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 71 59
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.58% -5.00%
10th Percentile £13.23 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £32.80 £31.50 £55.37
London median hourly rate £22.46 £23.13 £21.00
% change year-on-year -2.88% +10.12% +5.00%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -2 39 £613 +8.89% 13
West End of London -26 3 £500 - 3
City of Westminster -4 1 £550 -13.73%
Data Architecture
London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 19 (43.18%) Finance
2 14 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (29.55%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (25.00%) Migration
5 11 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 11 (25.00%) Big Data
6 10 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (22.73%) SQL
7 9 (20.45%) Data Management
8 8 (18.18%) Oracle
8 8 (18.18%) Python
8 8 (18.18%) Hadoop
8 8 (18.18%) Analytics
9 7 (15.91%) Data Governance
9 7 (15.91%) Data Strategy
9 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
9 7 (15.91%) Banking
9 7 (15.91%) Reference Data
10 6 (13.64%) Data Analysis
10 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
10 6 (13.64%) MongoDB
10 6 (13.64%) Metadata Management
10 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (11.36%) Apache Spark
11 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
11 5 (11.36%) Data Quality
11 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (11.36%) Logical Data Model

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 5 (11.36%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.27%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.55%) ReMetrica
3 1 (2.27%) Markit EDM
3 1 (2.27%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.55%) GitHub
4 2 (4.55%) Office 365
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (25.00%) Big Data
3 8 (18.18%) Hadoop
4 6 (13.64%) MongoDB
4 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
5 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
5 5 (11.36%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (9.09%) Data Lake
7 2 (4.55%) Blockchain
7 2 (4.55%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (4.55%) HBase
7 2 (4.55%) HDInsight
7 2 (4.55%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (4.55%) Lumira
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.55%) Power BI
7 2 (4.55%) Redis
7 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.55%) SAP HANA
7 2 (4.55%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) ERwin
1 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.27%) GitLab
2 1 (2.27%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.27%) Toad
General
1 19 (43.18%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.82%) Front Office
5 2 (4.55%) Back Office
5 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.55%) Games
5 2 (4.55%) Retail
5 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.27%) Electronics
6 1 (2.27%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.27%) Law
6 1 (2.27%) Legal
6 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Architect
2 18 (40.91%) Data Architect
3 7 (15.91%) Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Lead Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Lead Data Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Data Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Data Modeller
6 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Finance Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Finance Project Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Data Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Integration Architect
7 2 (4.55%) SAP Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Finance Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) Kafka
1 3 (6.82%) Node.js
2 2 (4.55%) RESTful
3 1 (2.27%) J2EE
3 1 (2.27%) PySpark
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
3 1 (2.27%) WebSockets
3 1 (2.27%) XML
3 1 (2.27%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Reference Data
2 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Fintech
3 2 (4.55%) Reinsurance
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.27%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Media Streaming
4 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 11 (25.00%) Migration
4 9 (20.45%) Data Management
5 8 (18.18%) Analytics
6 7 (15.91%) Data Governance
6 7 (15.91%) Data Strategy
7 6 (13.64%) Data Analysis
7 6 (13.64%) Metadata Management
8 5 (11.36%) Logical Data Model
8 5 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (11.36%) Project Management
8 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.09%) Asset Management
9 4 (9.09%) Data Integration
9 4 (9.09%) DevOps
9 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (9.09%) Microservices
9 4 (9.09%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) SQL
2 8 (18.18%) Python
3 4 (9.09%) Java
4 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.55%) MATLAB
5 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.55%) R
6 1 (2.27%) Natural
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
1 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.27%) EMIR
2 1 (2.27%) MiFID
2 1 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.82%) Puppet
2 2 (4.55%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) Terraform
3 1 (2.27%) Grafana
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.27%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.36%) SAP
3 5 (11.36%) TIBCO
4 4 (9.09%) Alteryx
5 3 (6.82%) Google
5 3 (6.82%) Informatica
6 2 (4.55%) Ab Initio
6 2 (4.55%) CA
6 2 (4.55%) IBM
7 1 (2.27%) New Relic
7 1 (2.27%) Software AG
7 1 (2.27%) Tableau