Period
to 17 July 2018

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 17 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 198 199
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1 +22
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 47 46 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.66% 0.71% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.81% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 35
City of London median daily rate £600 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - -4.35%
10th Percentile £510 £468 £413
90th Percentile £750 £763 £745
Central London median daily rate £600 £550 £575
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 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 6,170 5,675 5,952
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.00% 87.85% 87.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,887 4,392 4,791
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £308
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £470
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 54 56
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.25 £19.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.65% +1.29% -6.14%
10th Percentile £12.83 £13.31 £11.38
90th Percentile £33.00 £29.77 £42.41
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.69 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.05% -6.55% -4.76%

Data Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Data Architecture as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architecture in the City of London

Data Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architecture in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Architecture in the City of London

Data Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Architecture in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 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 City of London region with a requirement for Data Architecture.

1 18 (38.30%) Finance
2 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.66%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (25.53%) Data Modelling
5 11 (23.40%) Migration
6 10 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (21.28%) Data Strategy
7 9 (19.15%) SQL
7 9 (19.15%) Data Management
8 8 (17.02%) Banking
8 8 (17.02%) Hadoop
9 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (14.89%) Big Data
9 7 (14.89%) Analytics
9 7 (14.89%) Data Analysis
10 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
10 6 (12.77%) Oracle
10 6 (12.77%) Java
10 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (12.77%) Data Governance
10 6 (12.77%) Data Quality
10 6 (12.77%) NoSQL
11 5 (10.64%) Metadata Management
11 5 (10.64%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (10.64%) Google
11 5 (10.64%) Reference Data
11 5 (10.64%) TOGAF
11 5 (10.64%) GCP
11 5 (10.64%) SOA

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 2 (4.26%) Apache Spark
1 2 (4.26%) SAS
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.13%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.64%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (6.38%) Amazon S3
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.26%) GitHub
4 2 (4.26%) Office 365
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (2.13%) PaaS
5 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (17.02%) Hadoop
3 7 (14.89%) Big Data
4 6 (12.77%) NoSQL
5 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.26%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (4.26%) BigQuery
6 2 (4.26%) Blockchain
6 2 (4.26%) Data Lake
6 2 (4.26%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.13%) Adabas
7 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.13%) HBase
7 1 (2.13%) InfluxDB
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) ERwin
1 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.26%) JIRA
1 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.13%) GitLab
2 1 (2.13%) IBM UrbanCode
2 1 (2.13%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (38.30%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Marketing
4 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.38%) Retail
5 2 (4.26%) Advertising
5 2 (4.26%) Back Office
5 2 (4.26%) Electronics
5 2 (4.26%) Legal
5 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.13%) Digital Economy
6 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.13%) Front Office
6 1 (2.13%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (68.09%) Architect
2 22 (46.81%) Data Architect
3 7 (14.89%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Lead Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Lead Data Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Finance Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Finance Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Data Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Data Modeller
6 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Integration Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Finance Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Kafka
2 2 (4.26%) JSON
2 2 (4.26%) Middleware
2 2 (4.26%) REST
3 1 (2.13%) .NET
3 1 (2.13%) HTML
3 1 (2.13%) HTML5
3 1 (2.13%) J2EE
3 1 (2.13%) JSP
3 1 (2.13%) Node.js
3 1 (2.13%) React
3 1 (2.13%) Spring
3 1 (2.13%) Spring Boot
3 1 (2.13%) Web Services
3 1 (2.13%) WebSockets
3 1 (2.13%) XML
3 1 (2.13%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Reference Data
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Fintech
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Media Streaming
4 1 (2.13%) Reinsurance
4 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
1 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) Data Modelling
3 11 (23.40%) Migration
4 10 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (21.28%) Data Strategy
5 9 (19.15%) Data Management
6 7 (14.89%) Analytics
6 7 (14.89%) Data Analysis
7 6 (12.77%) Data Governance
7 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.64%) ETL
8 5 (10.64%) Metadata Management
8 5 (10.64%) SOA
8 5 (10.64%) TOGAF
9 4 (8.51%) DevOps
9 4 (8.51%) Logical Data Model
9 4 (8.51%) Microservices
9 4 (8.51%) Project Management
9 4 (8.51%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) SQL
2 6 (12.77%) Java
3 4 (8.51%) Python
4 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.13%) Natural
5 1 (2.13%) PHP
5 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) Data Quality
2 5 (10.64%) GCP
3 3 (6.38%) GDPR
4 1 (2.13%) GAAP
4 1 (2.13%) MiFID
4 1 (2.13%) QA
4 1 (2.13%) SLA
4 1 (2.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) SCCM
1 2 (4.26%) Terraform
2 1 (2.13%) Grafana
2 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.13%) Prometheus
2 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle
2 5 (10.64%) Google
3 3 (6.38%) Informatica
3 3 (6.38%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.26%) Ab Initio
4 2 (4.26%) Alteryx
4 2 (4.26%) CA
4 2 (4.26%) IBM
4 2 (4.26%) SAP
5 1 (2.13%) New Relic
5 1 (2.13%) Software AG
5 1 (2.13%) Tableau