Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 21 July 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 89 109
Rank change year-on-year +4 +20 -20
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 11 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.80% 0.16% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.19% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Cheshire median daily rate £419 £488 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.10% -11.36% +17.33%
10th Percentile £313 £426 £480
90th Percentile £570 £539 £710
North West median daily rate £469 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -14.77% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,176 1,046 1,609
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 85.78% 84.22% 85.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 733 1,101
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £265 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 48 40
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +69.01% +1.43%
10th Percentile £11.06 £12.13 £13.00
90th Percentile £61.38 £51.50 £44.35
North West median hourly rate £24.13 £36.74 £27.00
% change year-on-year -34.33% +36.06% -0.61%

Data Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architecture in Cheshire

Data Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architecture in Cheshire

Data Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architecture in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Architecture in Cheshire

Data Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Crewe - 6 £400 -
Knutsford - 3 £409 -
Macclesfield +3 1 £425 -22.73%
Warrington - 1 £687 -
Data Architecture
North West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Data Architecture.

1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) ETL
2 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (54.55%) Statistics
3 6 (54.55%) Data Mining
3 6 (54.55%) Data Quality
4 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
4 5 (45.45%) Migration
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) Quality Management
5 4 (36.36%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (36.36%) XML
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) Machine Learning
5 4 (36.36%) Big Data
5 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
5 4 (36.36%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (36.36%) Analytics
5 4 (36.36%) Geospatial Data
6 3 (27.27%) Trello
6 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
6 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (18.18%) Python
7 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared

Data Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Trello
2 2 (18.18%) Google Drive
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (9.09%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Data Mining
2 4 (36.36%) Big Data
2 4 (36.36%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (36.36%) Geospatial Data
3 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (18.18%) Apache Hive
4 2 (18.18%) Cloudera CDH
4 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
4 2 (18.18%) Impala
5 1 (9.09%) Data Lake
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (9.09%) Spatial Data
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Data Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Data Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Data Scientist
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Data Scientist
3 1 (9.09%) C# Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Data Steward
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) Pandas
2 2 (18.18%) scikit-learn
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (9.09%) MDX
3 1 (9.09%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (9.09%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Reference Data
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) ETL
2 6 (54.55%) Statistics
3 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
3 5 (45.45%) Migration
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Analytics
4 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (36.36%) Machine Learning
4 4 (36.36%) Quality Management
5 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
6 2 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Data Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Data Strategy
6 2 (18.18%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (18.18%) Gantt Chart
6 2 (18.18%) Master Data Management
6 2 (18.18%) Predictive Modelling
6 2 (18.18%) Product Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec