Period
to 17 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 165 204
Rank change year-on-year -18 +39 +5
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 63 68 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.89% 1.09% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.24% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 57 29
City of London median daily rate £600 £575 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £421 £325 £407
90th Percentile £721 £675 £685
Central London median daily rate £600 £563 £625
% change year-on-year +6.67% -10.00% +17.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £37.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £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 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 6,214 5,495 6,047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.99% 87.82% 85.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,955 4,373 4,811
City of London median daily rate £505 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.32% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £332 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £668 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 50 56
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.13 £21.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.48% -2.57% +17.22%
10th Percentile £11.81 £13.73 £12.50
90th Percentile £31.50 £55.00 £52.75
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £21.43
% change year-on-year +6.58% -11.35% +19.97%

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 January 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 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Data Architecture.

1 22 (34.92%) SQL
2 20 (31.75%) Data Modelling
3 19 (30.16%) Finance
4 17 (26.98%) ETL
5 15 (23.81%) Banking
6 13 (20.63%) Analytics
7 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
7 12 (19.05%) Data Management
8 10 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (15.87%) Big Data
9 9 (14.29%) Docker
9 9 (14.29%) Degree
10 8 (12.70%) Market Risk
10 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (12.70%) Oracle
11 7 (11.11%) T-SQL
11 7 (11.11%) Migration
11 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (11.11%) Asset Management
11 7 (11.11%) Data Migration
11 7 (11.11%) Apache Spark
11 7 (11.11%) Data Quality
11 7 (11.11%) Scala
12 6 (9.52%) Data Integration
12 6 (9.52%) HBase
12 6 (9.52%) Akka
12 6 (9.52%) Ansible
12 6 (9.52%) DevOps

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 7 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.76%) SAS
3 2 (3.17%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (6.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Markit EDM
1 4 (6.35%) ReMetrica
2 2 (3.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.59%) Office 365
3 1 (1.59%) OneDrive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.87%) Big Data
3 8 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (9.52%) HBase
5 5 (7.94%) Hadoop
5 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (6.35%) NoSQL
6 4 (6.35%) OLAP
6 4 (6.35%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (6.35%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (6.35%) Oracle OLAP
6 4 (6.35%) Snowflake Schema
7 3 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (4.76%) Apache Hive
8 2 (3.17%) DTS
8 2 (3.17%) Power BI
8 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (3.17%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) ERwin
2 2 (3.17%) Toad
3 1 (1.59%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (1.59%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.59%) JIRA
3 1 (1.59%) webpack
General
1 19 (30.16%) Finance
2 15 (23.81%) Banking
3 6 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 5 (7.94%) Retail
5 4 (6.35%) Advertising
6 3 (4.76%) Publishing
7 2 (3.17%) Back Office
8 1 (1.59%) Front Office
8 1 (1.59%) Law
8 1 (1.59%) Legal
8 1 (1.59%) Marketing
8 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (44.44%) Architect
2 19 (30.16%) Data Architect
3 14 (22.22%) Analyst
4 9 (14.29%) Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Data Modeller
7 4 (6.35%) Scala Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Big Data Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Data Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Lead Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Big Data Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Data Business Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Data Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Investment Management Business Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) SSRS Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) Akka
2 5 (7.94%) Kafka
3 2 (3.17%) JSON
4 1 (1.59%) .NET
4 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.59%) HTML
4 1 (1.59%) J2EE
4 1 (1.59%) Middleware
4 1 (1.59%) Node.js
4 1 (1.59%) REST
4 1 (1.59%) Web Services
4 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Market Risk
2 4 (6.35%) Data Structures
2 4 (6.35%) Reinsurance
3 3 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.76%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) NHS
5 1 (1.59%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Windows
1 3 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) Data Modelling
2 17 (26.98%) ETL
3 13 (20.63%) Analytics
4 12 (19.05%) Data Management
5 10 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 7 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 7 (11.11%) Migration
8 6 (9.52%) Data Integration
8 6 (9.52%) DevOps
8 6 (9.52%) TDD
9 5 (7.94%) Investment Management
9 5 (7.94%) Kimball Methodology
9 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.35%) Business Analysis
10 4 (6.35%) Data Analysis
10 4 (6.35%) UML
10 4 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.92%) SQL
2 7 (11.11%) Scala
2 7 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 6 (9.52%) Java
3 6 (9.52%) Python
4 4 (6.35%) MATLAB
4 4 (6.35%) PL/SQL
4 4 (6.35%) R
5 2 (3.17%) SAS Macro
6 1 (1.59%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.59%) C
6 1 (1.59%) C#
6 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.59%) SOQL
6 1 (1.59%) SOSL
6 1 (1.59%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Degree
2 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) Master's Degree
4 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.17%) GDPR
3 1 (1.59%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.59%) EMIR
3 1 (1.59%) HL7
3 1 (1.59%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (14.29%) Docker
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.17%) HDFS
4 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) Ansible
2 3 (4.76%) AirWatch
2 3 (4.76%) AppDNA
2 3 (4.76%) SCCM
3 2 (3.17%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.59%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Oracle
2 4 (6.35%) Cognos
2 4 (6.35%) Informatica
2 4 (6.35%) Tableau
3 3 (4.76%) Altiris
3 3 (4.76%) Citrix
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.76%) MobileIron
3 3 (4.76%) VMware
4 2 (3.17%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.17%) Google
5 1 (1.59%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.59%) Pardot
5 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.59%) SAP