Period
to 22 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 22 January 2022 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 147 90 154
Rank change year-on-year -57 +64 +61
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 43 35 43
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.08% 1.68% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.86% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 29
10th Percentile £540 £463 £463
25th Percentile £563 £531 £485
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £665 £600 £600
Median % change year-on-year +10.83% - +11.63%
75th Percentile £788 £650 £775
90th Percentile £816 £688 £830
Central London median daily rate £665 £600 £575
% change year-on-year +10.83% +4.35% +6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £36.50 -
Central London median hourly rate - £36.50 -

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,609 1,886 4,443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.93% 90.33% 89.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,806 1,411 3,478
10th Percentile £375 £313 £320
25th Percentile £473 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £513
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% -
75th Percentile £650 £602 £600
90th Percentile £750 £688 £676
Central London median daily rate £550 £513 £510
% change year-on-year +7.21% +0.59% -0.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 23 49
10th Percentile £19.13 £13.63 £12.03
25th Percentile £33.19 £19.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate £43.50 £26.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +64.15% +32.50% +5.26%
75th Percentile £61.75 £36.38 £25.76
90th Percentile £64.25 £46.00 £52.25
Central London median hourly rate £43.50 £27.00 £20.83
% change year-on-year +61.11% +29.62% +8.21%

Data Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Data Architecture as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Architecture in the City of London

Data Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Architecture in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Data Architecture in the City of London

Data Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Architecture in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Data Architecture in the City of London

Data Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Architecture in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Data Architecture in the City of London

Data Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London Bridge - 2 £675 -
Data Architecture
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Data Architecture.

1 18 (41.86%) SQL
1 18 (41.86%) Data Modelling
2 17 (39.53%) ETL
2 17 (39.53%) Finance
3 16 (37.21%) Azure
3 16 (37.21%) Data Governance
4 15 (34.88%) AWS
4 15 (34.88%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
5 14 (32.56%) NoSQL
6 12 (27.91%) Social Skills
6 12 (27.91%) Data Analysis
7 11 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (25.58%) Data Strategy
8 10 (23.26%) Data Quality
8 10 (23.26%) Big Data
8 10 (23.26%) Analytics
8 10 (23.26%) DevOps
9 9 (20.93%) Metadata
9 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (18.60%) GitHub
10 8 (18.60%) Tableau
11 7 (16.28%) Metadata Management
11 7 (16.28%) Snowflake
11 7 (16.28%) JSON
11 7 (16.28%) XML
11 7 (16.28%) C#
12 6 (13.95%) T-SQL
12 6 (13.95%) VBA

Data Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 (11.63%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.65%) Confluence
3 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.33%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 16 (37.21%) Azure
2 15 (34.88%) AWS
3 8 (18.60%) GitHub
4 7 (16.28%) Snowflake
5 5 (11.63%) Amazon EMR
5 5 (11.63%) Amazon S3
6 4 (9.30%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (9.30%) GCP
6 4 (9.30%) Power Platform
7 2 (4.65%) Datadog
7 2 (4.65%) Google Data Studio
7 2 (4.65%) IaaS
7 2 (4.65%) Matillion
7 2 (4.65%) PaaS
8 1 (2.33%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (2.33%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (2.33%) PowerApps
8 1 (2.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (2.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (2.33%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) DNS
1 1 (2.33%) Firewall
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
1 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) Data Warehouse
1 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
2 14 (32.56%) NoSQL
3 10 (23.26%) Big Data
4 9 (20.93%) Metadata
5 8 (18.60%) Tableau
6 6 (13.95%) Amazon Redshift
6 6 (13.95%) RDBMS
6 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
6 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (11.63%) Amazon Athena
7 5 (11.63%) Data Lake
8 4 (9.30%) Power BI
9 3 (6.98%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (6.98%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (6.98%) Hadoop
10 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (4.65%) DB2
10 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
10 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (13.95%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.98%) ERwin
3 2 (4.65%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) Toad
General
1 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 12 (27.91%) Social Skills
3 6 (13.95%) Front Office
4 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.98%) Banking
5 3 (6.98%) Marketing
6 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
6 2 (4.65%) Influencing Skills
6 2 (4.65%) Legal
6 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.33%) Back Office
7 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (2.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 31 (72.09%) Architect
2 15 (34.88%) Data Architect
3 11 (25.58%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (20.93%) Developer
5 6 (13.95%) SQL Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Data Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Business Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Data Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Data Modeller
8 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Redshift Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Salesforce Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Cloud Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Informatica Architect
9 1 (2.33%) Java Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) JSON
1 7 (16.28%) XML
2 4 (9.30%) Kafka
2 4 (9.30%) Web Services
3 3 (6.98%) SOAP
4 2 (4.65%) CSS
4 2 (4.65%) HTML
4 2 (4.65%) REST
4 2 (4.65%) RESTful
5 1 (2.33%) .NET
5 1 (2.33%) jQuery
5 1 (2.33%) Node.js
5 1 (2.33%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.65%) Hedge funds
2 2 (4.65%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.33%) Derivative
3 1 (2.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.33%) Legacy Applications
3 1 (2.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Data Modelling
2 17 (39.53%) ETL
3 16 (37.21%) Data Governance
4 12 (27.91%) Data Analysis
5 11 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (25.58%) Data Strategy
6 10 (23.26%) Analytics
6 10 (23.26%) DevOps
7 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (16.28%) Metadata Management
10 6 (13.95%) Data Management
10 6 (13.95%) Target Operating Model
10 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (13.95%) Workflow
11 5 (11.63%) Conceptual Models
11 5 (11.63%) Dimensional Modelling
11 5 (11.63%) Physical Data Model
12 4 (9.30%) Data Engineering
12 4 (9.30%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) C#
3 6 (13.95%) T-SQL
3 6 (13.95%) VBA
4 2 (4.65%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.65%) Python
5 1 (2.33%) ES6
5 1 (2.33%) SOQL
5 1 (2.33%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) AWS Certification
3 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.33%) ACCA
4 1 (2.33%) CIMA
4 1 (2.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.98%) GDPR
3 2 (4.65%) IFRS
4 1 (2.33%) HIPAA
4 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Ansible
1 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
1 1 (2.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Alteryx
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) Cloudera
3 4 (9.30%) Google
4 3 (6.98%) Pega
4 3 (6.98%) Talend
5 2 (4.65%) AppDynamics
5 2 (4.65%) Informatica
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.65%) SAP
5 2 (4.65%) Splunk
6 1 (2.33%) Civica
6 1 (2.33%) FNZ
6 1 (2.33%) Hortonworks
6 1 (2.33%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.33%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (2.33%) Sparx