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 3 months to 22 March 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Architecture
UK / England
Rank 337 313 323
Rank change year-on-year -24 +10  
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 243 345 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.59% 0.71% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.86% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 260 213
Median daily rate £563 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £389 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £735 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £24.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.50

Data Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34139 40348 37989
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.28% 82.95% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22590 26805 23918
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 848 1007 1106
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Data Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Data Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Architecture in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -8 141 £600 +9.09% 35
South East -2 48 £520 +9.47% 7
South West +7 22 £496 +10.27% 2
East of England -2 10 £563 +18.42% 3
North West +31 9 £600 +14.28% 1
East Midlands -4 7 £540 +8.00% 1
West Midlands +9 2 £500 -6.73% 10
North East -14 2 £563 -18.18% 1
Yorkshire -30 1 - - 3
Data Architecture
UK

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Data Architecture.

1 276 (47.34%) Data Modelling
2 172 (29.50%) Finance
3 157 (26.93%) Agile Software Development
4 142 (24.36%) Data Management
4 142 (24.36%) Big Data
5 118 (20.24%) SQL
5 118 (20.24%) Data Warehouse
6 115 (19.73%) Business Intelligence
7 111 (19.04%) Analytics
8 109 (18.70%) ETL
9 106 (18.18%) Hadoop
10 103 (17.67%) Data Integration
10 103 (17.67%) Banking
11 95 (16.30%) Data Quality
12 86 (14.75%) Migration
13 83 (14.24%) Data Governance
14 80 (13.72%) TOGAF
15 78 (13.38%) SQL Server
16 73 (12.52%) Oracle
17 69 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
18 63 (10.81%) Data Migration
19 61 (10.46%) Java
20 59 (10.12%) Data Analysis
21 57 (9.78%) Reference Data
22 56 (9.61%) Enterprise Architecture
22 56 (9.61%) Stakeholder Management
23 54 (9.26%) Microsoft
23 54 (9.26%) Security Cleared
24 53 (9.09%) Apache Hive
25 49 (8.40%) Apache Spark

Data Architecture
Top Related 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 49 (8.40%) Apache Spark
2 19 (3.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 16 (2.74%) Apache Pig
4 15 (2.57%) Apache Solr
5 10 (1.72%) SAS
5 10 (1.72%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.37%) nginx
7 7 (1.20%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.03%) Apache
8 6 (1.03%) JBoss
9 4 (0.69%) Anypoint
10 3 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.51%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.51%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.34%) Confluence
11 2 (0.34%) Mule
11 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 21 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.54%) MS Office
3 8 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.20%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.03%) SAP MDG
2 6 (1.03%) SAP Retail
3 5 (0.86%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.86%) SAP HCM
3 5 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.34%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.34%) Summit
6 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.17%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 37 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.72%) Amazon S3
3 10 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.37%) SaaS
5 7 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
6 5 (0.86%) Office 365
6 5 (0.86%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (0.69%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (0.69%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 4 (0.69%) Heroku
7 4 (0.69%) PaaS
8 3 (0.51%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.34%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.34%) IaaS
9 2 (0.34%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.20%) Internet
1 7 (1.20%) LDAP
2 3 (0.51%) Firewall
2 3 (0.51%) HTTP
2 3 (0.51%) Kerberos
2 3 (0.51%) SAN
3 2 (0.34%) DNS
3 2 (0.34%) FTP
3 2 (0.34%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (0.34%) SMTP
4 1 (0.17%) NAS
4 1 (0.17%) Network Security
4 1 (0.17%) RFID
4 1 (0.17%) VPN
4 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (24.36%) Big Data
2 118 (20.24%) Data Warehouse
3 106 (18.18%) Hadoop
4 78 (13.38%) SQL Server
5 53 (9.09%) Apache Hive
6 35 (6.00%) HBase
6 35 (6.00%) NoSQL
7 34 (5.83%) MongoDB
8 33 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 29 (4.97%) Relational Database
10 28 (4.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 27 (4.63%) Data Lake
12 23 (3.95%) BusinessObjects
12 23 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 20 (3.43%) QlikView
13 20 (3.43%) RDBMS
14 19 (3.26%) Oracle Database
15 16 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
15 16 (2.74%) Data Mining
15 16 (2.74%) Impala
Development Applications
1 20 (3.43%) ERwin
1 20 (3.43%) Talend Open Studio
2 15 (2.57%) Jenkins
3 13 (2.23%) JIRA
4 12 (2.06%) PowerDesigner
5 5 (0.86%) MagicDraw
6 4 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.51%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.34%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.34%) JMeter
8 2 (0.34%) Xcode
9 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.17%) Rational Rose
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 172 (29.50%) Finance
2 103 (17.67%) Banking
3 34 (5.83%) Retail
4 31 (5.32%) Marketing
5 22 (3.77%) Investment Banking
6 19 (3.26%) Legal
7 13 (2.23%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.03%) Mandarin Language
8 6 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.03%) Spanish Language
9 5 (0.86%) Law
10 4 (0.69%) Electronics
10 4 (0.69%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.51%) Advertising
11 3 (0.51%) Billing
11 3 (0.51%) Games
11 3 (0.51%) Publishing
11 3 (0.51%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.34%) German Language
12 2 (0.34%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 378 (64.84%) Architect
2 282 (48.37%) Data Architect
3 61 (10.46%) Solutions Architect
4 58 (9.95%) Analyst
5 51 (8.75%) Developer
6 41 (7.03%) Big Data Architect
7 33 (5.66%) Enterprise Architect
8 31 (5.32%) Data Analyst
8 31 (5.32%) Senior Architect
9 25 (4.29%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 22 (3.77%) Technical Architect
11 21 (3.60%) Business Analyst
12 20 (3.43%) Consultant
12 20 (3.43%) Senior Data Architect
13 19 (3.26%) Integration Architect
14 17 (2.92%) Designer
15 16 (2.74%) Business Intelligence Architect
16 15 (2.57%) Hadoop Architect
17 12 (2.06%) Lead Architect
18 11 (1.89%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (6.52%) Web Services
2 35 (6.00%) XML
3 30 (5.15%) REST
4 24 (4.12%) Kafka
5 20 (3.43%) .NET
6 14 (2.40%) SOAP
7 10 (1.72%) JSON
7 10 (1.72%) XSD
8 8 (1.37%) Apache Avro
8 8 (1.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 8 (1.37%) RESTful
9 7 (1.20%) Middleware
9 7 (1.20%) XML Schema
10 5 (0.86%) HTML
10 5 (0.86%) Lucene
10 5 (0.86%) Node.js
11 4 (0.69%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.69%) HTML5
11 4 (0.69%) PostGIS
11 4 (0.69%) SparkR
Miscellaneous
1 69 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (9.78%) Reference Data
3 49 (8.40%) Data Structures
4 37 (6.35%) Management Information System
5 26 (4.46%) Computer Science
6 17 (2.92%) Credit Risk
7 14 (2.40%) User Experience
8 13 (2.23%) Market Risk
8 13 (2.23%) Taxonomies
9 12 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.72%) Replication
11 9 (1.54%) Mainframe
12 8 (1.37%) Grid Computing
13 6 (1.03%) Algorithms
13 6 (1.03%) Data Centre
13 6 (1.03%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 4 (0.69%) Equities
14 4 (0.69%) Fixed Income
14 4 (0.69%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 17 (2.92%) Linux
2 9 (1.54%) Unix
3 4 (0.69%) Windows
4 3 (0.51%) Android
4 3 (0.51%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.17%) Solaris
5 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (47.34%) Data Modelling
2 157 (26.93%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (24.36%) Data Management
4 115 (19.73%) Business Intelligence
5 111 (19.04%) Analytics
6 109 (18.70%) ETL
7 103 (17.67%) Data Integration
8 86 (14.75%) Migration
9 83 (14.24%) Data Governance
10 80 (13.72%) TOGAF
11 63 (10.81%) Data Migration
12 59 (10.12%) Data Analysis
13 56 (9.61%) Enterprise Architecture
13 56 (9.61%) Stakeholder Management
14 48 (8.23%) Logical Data Model
15 45 (7.72%) Master Data Management
15 45 (7.72%) SOA
16 41 (7.03%) CRM
16 41 (7.03%) Physical Data Model
17 38 (6.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (20.24%) SQL
2 61 (10.46%) Java
3 37 (6.35%) Python
3 37 (6.35%) Scala
4 28 (4.80%) R
5 13 (2.23%) JavaScript
6 12 (2.06%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.54%) PL/SQL
8 7 (1.20%) PHP
9 5 (0.86%) C#
10 4 (0.69%) C
10 4 (0.69%) Perl
10 4 (0.69%) Ruby
11 3 (0.51%) C++
12 2 (0.34%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.34%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.34%) SPARQL
12 2 (0.34%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.34%) VBA
12 2 (0.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 54 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 46 (7.89%) Degree
3 36 (6.17%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.37%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (1.20%) MBA
6 5 (0.86%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.69%) CLAS
7 4 (0.69%) PMP
7 4 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.51%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 3 (0.51%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 3 (0.51%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 2 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.17%) CISSP
10 1 (0.17%) CITP
10 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.17%) MBCS
10 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (16.30%) Data Quality
2 11 (1.89%) MiFID
3 10 (1.72%) FATCA
4 9 (1.54%) QA
5 8 (1.37%) ISO20022
6 7 (1.20%) IFRS
7 6 (1.03%) GDPR
8 5 (0.86%) IFRS 9
8 5 (0.86%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.69%) SEPA
10 3 (0.51%) HL7
10 3 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.34%) COBIT
11 2 (0.34%) SLA
11 2 (0.34%) SNOMED CT
12 1 (0.17%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (3.26%) Docker
2 10 (1.72%) HDFS
3 8 (1.37%) Corosync
3 8 (1.37%) Squid
4 4 (0.69%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.34%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.34%) XenApp
6 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.17%) vCloud
6 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (1.54%) Oozie
1 9 (1.54%) Puppet
2 8 (1.37%) Pacemaker
3 4 (0.69%) MOM
4 2 (0.34%) Ansible
4 2 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.34%) Nagios
4 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.17%) Kibana
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.17%) SCCM
5 1 (0.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 73 (12.52%) Oracle
2 54 (9.26%) Microsoft
3 33 (5.66%) IBM
4 27 (4.63%) Cloudera
4 27 (4.63%) SAP
5 20 (3.43%) Talend
6 19 (3.26%) Informatica
6 19 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (2.74%) MapR
7 16 (2.74%) Splunk
8 15 (2.57%) Netezza
8 15 (2.57%) Tableau
9 11 (1.89%) Nuix
10 9 (1.54%) Google
11 8 (1.37%) Teradata
12 7 (1.20%) HP
13 6 (1.03%) MuleSoft
13 6 (1.03%) Software AG
14 5 (0.86%) Marketo
14 5 (0.86%) Zuora
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