Period
to 5 August 2020

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 5 August 2020 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
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 104 179 207
Rank change year-on-year +75 +28 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 31 61 43
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.36% 0.94% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.04% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 38 34
Median daily rate £578 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.67% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £506 £448 £449
90th Percentile £838 £738 £750
Central London median daily rate £550 £600 £581
% change year-on-year -8.33% +3.23% +5.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £46.85 -
Central London median hourly rate - £46.85 -

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 2,006 5,856 6,152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.83% 90.04% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,396 4,572 4,863
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £340 £350 £328
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £515 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 75 105
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.83 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.03% +11.39% -6.50%
10th Percentile £12.58 £11.25 £13.24
90th Percentile £51.08 £56.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +66.67% +12.30% +0.05%

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 5 August 2020.

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, 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 12 (38.71%) Azure
2 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Data Modelling
3 8 (25.81%) ETL
3 8 (25.81%) Web Services
3 8 (25.81%) Finance
3 8 (25.81%) Data Governance
3 8 (25.81%) Analytics
4 6 (19.35%) Microservices
4 6 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (19.35%) AWS
4 6 (19.35%) Python
4 6 (19.35%) Informatica
5 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (16.13%) XML Schema
5 5 (16.13%) UML
5 5 (16.13%) XML
5 5 (16.13%) Migration
5 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
5 5 (16.13%) Hadoop
5 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (16.13%) Alteryx
6 4 (12.90%) BigQuery
6 4 (12.90%) GCP
6 4 (12.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 4 (12.90%) Banking
6 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.90%) Data Integration
6 4 (12.90%) Visualisation
6 4 (12.90%) Scrum

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 3 (9.68%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.45%) Confluence
2 2 (6.45%) SAS
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (38.71%) Azure
2 6 (19.35%) AWS
3 4 (12.90%) GCP
4 3 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (6.45%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (6.45%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 2 (6.45%) Azure Stack
5 2 (6.45%) iPaaS
5 2 (6.45%) Power Platform
5 2 (6.45%) SaaS
6 1 (3.23%) Apigee
6 1 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (3.23%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (3.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (16.13%) Hadoop
1 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
2 4 (12.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.90%) BigQuery
3 3 (9.68%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (9.68%) Data Lake
3 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.68%) Neo4j
4 2 (6.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (6.45%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (6.45%) Big Data
4 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.45%) Power BI
4 2 (6.45%) SAS EBI
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (3.23%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.23%) Law
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Architect
2 8 (25.81%) Data Architect
3 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Azure Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Azure Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Chief Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Chief Enterprise Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Chief Software Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Data Integration Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Data Scientist
5 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Management Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Integration Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Software Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Finance Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Security Management Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) Web Services
2 5 (16.13%) XML
2 5 (16.13%) XML Schema
3 3 (9.68%) Middleware
3 3 (9.68%) REST
4 2 (6.45%) .NET
5 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.23%) D3.js
5 1 (3.23%) HTML
5 1 (3.23%) Kafka
5 1 (3.23%) Node.js
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (3.23%) Spring
5 1 (3.23%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.23%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (32.26%) Data Modelling
2 8 (25.81%) Analytics
2 8 (25.81%) Data Governance
2 8 (25.81%) ETL
3 6 (19.35%) Microservices
3 6 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (16.13%) Migration
4 5 (16.13%) UML
5 4 (12.90%) Data Integration
5 4 (12.90%) Information Security
5 4 (12.90%) Scrum
5 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.90%) Visualisation
6 3 (9.68%) Backlog Prioritisation
6 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.68%) DevOps
6 3 (9.68%) Insurtech
6 3 (9.68%) Project Delivery
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Python
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) C#
3 3 (9.68%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) PHP
4 2 (6.45%) R
4 2 (6.45%) VBA
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) COBIT
2 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.23%) GDPR
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.23%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Informatica
2 5 (16.13%) Alteryx
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.68%) Cadence
5 2 (6.45%) Databricks
5 2 (6.45%) Google
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle
6 1 (3.23%) Ab Initio
6 1 (3.23%) Hyland
6 1 (3.23%) OpenText
6 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.23%) Splunk
6 1 (3.23%) Tableau