Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 20 October 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
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 386 295 357
Rank change year-on-year -91 +62 +53
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 582 787 676
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.62% 0.86% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.00% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 561 446
England median daily rate £539 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.05% - +5.77%
10th Percentile £390 £413 £395
90th Percentile £738 £700 £734
UK median daily rate £538 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -2.27% - +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
England median hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.14% +100.00% -53.33%
10th Percentile £16.01 £35.00 £17.25
90th Percentile £43.63 £35.00 £17.75
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -37.14% +100.00% -53.33%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80,674 78,512 84,023
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.25% 85.92% 85.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,852 52,528 55,964
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £645 £631 £606
UK median daily rate £451 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +0.11% +5.88% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,158 1,850 2,225
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.52%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.39
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.93
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.45%

Data Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architecture in England

Data Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architecture in England

Data Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architecture in England over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Architecture in England

Data Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Architecture in England

Data Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architecture in England over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Architecture in England

Data Architecture
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
London -89 283 £575 - 42
South East -56 106 £520 +9.47% 22
North of England -59 69 £490 -8.41% 24
South West -12 52 £500 -9.50% 12
North West -26 40 £450 -26.23% 12
East of England +29 38 £513 -21.15% 2
Midlands -17 34 £525 -3.40% 16
West Midlands -3 28 £525 -2.78% 12
Yorkshire -51 26 £600 +14.29% 10
North East -3 5 £625 +20.77% 2
East Midlands -8 5 £250 -54.55% 4
Data Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 England region with a requirement for Data Architecture.

1 210 (36.08%) Data Modelling
2 169 (29.04%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (27.66%) Big Data
4 157 (26.98%) SQL
5 156 (26.80%) Data Warehouse
6 150 (25.77%) Business Intelligence
7 142 (24.40%) Finance
8 141 (24.23%) Analytics
9 119 (20.45%) Data Management
10 116 (19.93%) ETL
11 115 (19.76%) Analytical Skills
12 113 (19.42%) Data Quality
13 106 (18.21%) Migration
14 102 (17.53%) Hadoop
15 92 (15.81%) Data Integration
16 85 (14.60%) Data Governance
17 78 (13.40%) Data Migration
18 73 (12.54%) NoSQL
19 72 (12.37%) Microsoft Azure
19 72 (12.37%) Microsoft
20 71 (12.20%) SQL Server
20 71 (12.20%) Security Cleared
21 68 (11.68%) Data Analysis
21 68 (11.68%) Oracle
22 64 (11.00%) Python
23 58 (9.97%) SC Cleared
24 57 (9.79%) Relational Database
24 57 (9.79%) Data Strategy
25 55 (9.45%) Master Data Management
26 53 (9.11%) Data Science

Data Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 48 (8.25%) Apache Spark
2 25 (4.30%) SharePoint
3 24 (4.12%) SAS
4 18 (3.09%) Apache
5 17 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (2.75%) Apache Solr
6 16 (2.75%) CMS
7 14 (2.41%) Confluence
8 9 (1.55%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.69%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.34%) Documentum
12 1 (0.17%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.17%) Appian
12 1 (0.17%) Captiva
12 1 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.17%) Mule
12 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.17%) PowerExchange
12 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (4.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.17%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 12 (2.06%) SAP S/4HANA
1 12 (2.06%) Workday HCM
2 11 (1.89%) SAP HR
3 9 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.03%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.69%) Fredhopper
7 2 (0.34%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 2 (0.34%) ReMetrica
7 2 (0.34%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.34%) Social Studio
7 2 (0.34%) Sprinklr
8 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.17%) Magento
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 72 (12.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (3.44%) SaaS
4 19 (3.26%) Office 365
5 12 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (1.72%) Azure Data Factory
7 9 (1.55%) PaaS
8 8 (1.37%) Amazon Kinesis
8 8 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.20%) Amazon EMR
9 7 (1.20%) GitHub
9 7 (1.20%) Serverless
10 6 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (1.03%) IaaS
11 5 (0.86%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 5 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.69%) Boomi
12 4 (0.69%) iPaaS
12 4 (0.69%) Trello
13 2 (0.34%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.41%) Kerberos
2 9 (1.55%) Skype
3 5 (0.86%) Firewall
3 5 (0.86%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (0.69%) ATM
4 4 (0.69%) SMS
4 4 (0.69%) VPN
5 3 (0.52%) Intranet
6 2 (0.34%) DNS
6 2 (0.34%) VLAN
7 1 (0.17%) DHCP
7 1 (0.17%) HTTP
7 1 (0.17%) LAN
7 1 (0.17%) MPLS
7 1 (0.17%) MVNO
7 1 (0.17%) SSL
7 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.17%) VPLS
7 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (27.66%) Big Data
2 156 (26.80%) Data Warehouse
3 102 (17.53%) Hadoop
4 73 (12.54%) NoSQL
5 71 (12.20%) SQL Server
6 57 (9.79%) Relational Database
7 51 (8.76%) Data Lake
8 40 (6.87%) Apache Hive
9 33 (5.67%) PostgreSQL
9 33 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 29 (4.98%) HBase
11 27 (4.64%) MongoDB
12 25 (4.30%) Power BI
13 22 (3.78%) BusinessObjects
14 20 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 19 (3.26%) OLAP
16 16 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 14 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
18 13 (2.23%) Amazon Redshift
18 13 (2.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 43 (7.39%) ERwin
2 25 (4.30%) JIRA
3 17 (2.92%) Git (software)
3 17 (2.92%) Jenkins
4 13 (2.23%) Cucumber
4 13 (2.23%) IntelliJ
5 9 (1.55%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.03%) Maven
7 4 (0.69%) Ant
7 4 (0.69%) Apache Ivy
7 4 (0.69%) Gradle
7 4 (0.69%) PowerDesigner
7 4 (0.69%) Rational Rose
7 4 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.52%) Subversion
9 2 (0.34%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.34%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.34%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.34%) Mercurial
General
1 142 (24.40%) Finance
2 48 (8.25%) Retail
3 34 (5.84%) Banking
4 21 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.58%) Marketing
6 12 (2.06%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.72%) Back Office
8 9 (1.55%) Legal
8 9 (1.55%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.03%) Military
10 5 (0.86%) Law
10 5 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.69%) Automotive
12 3 (0.52%) Electronics
12 3 (0.52%) Front Office
12 3 (0.52%) Games
12 3 (0.52%) Publishing
13 2 (0.34%) Advertising
13 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 293 (50.34%) Architect
2 206 (35.40%) Data Architect
3 60 (10.31%) Developer
4 59 (10.14%) Analyst
5 47 (8.08%) Solutions Architect
6 37 (6.36%) Data Analyst
7 32 (5.50%) Data Engineer
8 27 (4.64%) Enterprise Architect
9 26 (4.47%) Project Manager
10 20 (3.44%) Lead Architect
11 19 (3.26%) Data Manager
11 19 (3.26%) Senior Architect
12 18 (3.09%) Data Modeller
12 18 (3.09%) Enterprise Data Architect
12 18 (3.09%) Information Architect
13 17 (2.92%) Big Data Architect
13 17 (2.92%) Consultant
14 16 (2.75%) Lead Data Architect
14 16 (2.75%) Technical Architect
15 13 (2.23%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.70%) Kafka
2 23 (3.95%) XML
3 20 (3.44%) JSON
4 17 (2.92%) REST
5 14 (2.41%) .NET
5 14 (2.41%) Node.js
6 13 (2.23%) Drools
6 13 (2.23%) Spring
6 13 (2.23%) Spring Boot
7 11 (1.89%) Apache Camel
7 11 (1.89%) Web Services
8 10 (1.72%) Middleware
9 7 (1.20%) HTML
9 7 (1.20%) HTML5
9 7 (1.20%) React
10 6 (1.03%) CSS
10 6 (1.03%) SOAP
10 6 (1.03%) XSD
11 5 (0.86%) J2EE
11 5 (0.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 115 (19.76%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (9.11%) Reference Data
3 35 (6.01%) Management Information System
4 30 (5.15%) Taxonomies
5 27 (4.64%) Data Structures
6 16 (2.75%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.41%) Algorithms
8 13 (2.23%) Greenfield Project
9 12 (2.06%) Mainframe
10 10 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.55%) Blackberry
12 7 (1.20%) EPoS
12 7 (1.20%) NHS
13 6 (1.03%) Data Centre
14 5 (0.86%) PKI
15 4 (0.69%) Fintech
15 4 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
16 3 (0.52%) FMCG
16 3 (0.52%) Self-Motivation
16 3 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (6.01%) Linux
2 31 (5.33%) Unix
3 11 (1.89%) Windows
3 11 (1.89%) Windows 10
4 9 (1.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.17%) CentOS
5 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (36.08%) Data Modelling
2 169 (29.04%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (25.77%) Business Intelligence
4 141 (24.23%) Analytics
5 119 (20.45%) Data Management
6 116 (19.93%) ETL
7 106 (18.21%) Migration
8 92 (15.81%) Data Integration
9 85 (14.60%) Data Governance
10 78 (13.40%) Data Migration
11 68 (11.68%) Data Analysis
12 57 (9.79%) Data Strategy
13 55 (9.45%) Master Data Management
14 53 (9.11%) Data Science
14 53 (9.11%) Stakeholder Management
15 52 (8.93%) Project Management
16 49 (8.42%) Problem-Solving
17 48 (8.25%) Enterprise Architecture
18 47 (8.08%) Data Analytics
18 47 (8.08%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 157 (26.98%) SQL
2 64 (11.00%) Python
3 50 (8.59%) Java
4 24 (4.12%) JavaScript
4 24 (4.12%) R
5 17 (2.92%) C#
5 17 (2.92%) Java 8
6 12 (2.06%) Natural
6 12 (2.06%) T-SQL
7 10 (1.72%) Scala
7 10 (1.72%) VBA
8 9 (1.55%) VB
9 8 (1.37%) C++
10 7 (1.20%) MATLAB
10 7 (1.20%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.03%) C
11 6 (1.03%) ES6
11 6 (1.03%) Go
12 5 (0.86%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 71 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 58 (9.97%) SC Cleared
3 30 (5.15%) Degree
4 8 (1.37%) TOGAF Certification
5 6 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.86%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.69%) CISM
7 4 (0.69%) CISSP
7 4 (0.69%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.52%) CEH
8 3 (0.52%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.34%) PhD
9 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.34%) PMP
10 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.17%) MCSE
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (19.42%) Data Quality
2 22 (3.78%) QA
3 11 (1.89%) GDPR
4 6 (1.03%) PMO
5 3 (0.52%) ISO 20022
6 2 (0.34%) Def Stans
6 2 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.34%) GxP
6 2 (0.34%) IFRS
6 2 (0.34%) ISO 15022
6 2 (0.34%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.17%) EMIR
7 1 (0.17%) HL7
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.17%) MiFID
7 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.17%) SLA
7 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (2.75%) Docker
2 14 (2.41%) HDFS
3 9 (1.55%) XenApp
3 9 (1.55%) XenDesktop
4 6 (1.03%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.86%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (3.78%) Terraform
2 13 (2.23%) Ansible
2 13 (2.23%) Kubernetes
3 10 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.72%) Puppet
4 9 (1.55%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (1.03%) Oozie
6 3 (0.52%) Consul
6 3 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.52%) Packer
7 2 (0.34%) Ambari
7 2 (0.34%) Ganglia
7 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.34%) Nagios
8 1 (0.17%) Grafana
8 1 (0.17%) Kibana
8 1 (0.17%) MIIS
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 72 (12.37%) Microsoft
2 68 (11.68%) Oracle
3 50 (8.59%) SAP
4 33 (5.67%) Informatica
5 24 (4.12%) Tableau
6 18 (3.09%) Talend
7 17 (2.92%) Ab Initio
7 17 (2.92%) Google
8 16 (2.75%) Teradata
9 15 (2.58%) Workday
10 12 (2.06%) Cloudera
10 12 (2.06%) Software AG
10 12 (2.06%) TIBCO
11 11 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (1.72%) Citrix
13 9 (1.55%) Avaya
14 8 (1.37%) CA
14 8 (1.37%) Hortonworks
15 7 (1.20%) IBM
16 6 (1.03%) Databricks