Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 373 293 337
Rank change year-on-year -80 +44 +67
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 647 818 693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.68% 0.87% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.01% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 605 481
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £398 £413 £400
90th Percentile £740 £700 £700
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
England median hourly rate £26.00 £53.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.63% - -
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £53.75 -
% change year-on-year -51.63% - -

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 82,738 81,243 81,628
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.81% 86.04% 85.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 55,504 54,744 54,212
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,074 1,876 2,248
England median hourly rate £22.10 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.61% +8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.35 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.68 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £22.43 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.54% +6.67% +2.27%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -77 301 £575 - 54
South East -37 127 £515 +8.42% 23
North of England -49 80 £500 -6.54% 13
Midlands +5 59 £575 +5.80% 19
South West -14 58 £500 -9.09% 15
West Midlands +11 42 £530 +0.47% 15
North West -26 40 £500 -18.03% 9
Yorkshire -35 33 £625 +19.05% 1
East of England +8 23 £525 -17.65% 4
East Midlands +2 16 £650 +18.18% 4
North East -23 9 £525 -4.55% 3
Data Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 266 (41.11%) Data Modelling
2 201 (31.07%) SQL
3 192 (29.68%) Big Data
4 167 (25.81%) Analytics
4 167 (25.81%) Data Warehouse
5 159 (24.57%) Agile Software Development
6 147 (22.72%) ETL
6 147 (22.72%) Business Intelligence
7 134 (20.71%) Migration
8 128 (19.78%) Data Management
9 117 (18.08%) Analytical Skills
10 115 (17.77%) Finance
11 111 (17.16%) Data Quality
12 105 (16.23%) Hadoop
13 101 (15.61%) Data Migration
14 93 (14.37%) Microsoft
15 86 (13.29%) Microsoft Azure
15 86 (13.29%) NoSQL
16 85 (13.14%) Data Integration
16 85 (13.14%) Python
17 79 (12.21%) Relational Database
18 78 (12.06%) SQL Server
19 77 (11.90%) Oracle
20 74 (11.44%) Data Governance
21 70 (10.82%) Data Science
22 62 (9.58%) Data Analysis
23 61 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
24 60 (9.27%) Data Lake
25 58 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
25 58 (8.96%) Security Cleared

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 55 (8.50%) Apache Spark
2 36 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 23 (3.55%) SAS
4 20 (3.09%) Apache
5 14 (2.16%) Confluence
6 13 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (1.85%) Apache Solr
8 7 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (0.93%) Apache Pig
9 6 (0.93%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.77%) Apache Airflow
11 4 (0.62%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.46%) CMS
13 2 (0.31%) Documentum
14 1 (0.15%) Appian
14 1 (0.15%) Captiva
14 1 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
14 1 (0.15%) Luigi
14 1 (0.15%) Mule
14 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (2.01%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.15%) SPSS
6 1 (0.15%) Stata
Business Applications
1 19 (2.94%) Workday HCM
2 16 (2.47%) SAP HR
3 11 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (1.70%) SAP S/4HANA
4 6 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.62%) Fredhopper
6 3 (0.46%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.46%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 2 (0.31%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.31%) ReMetrica
7 2 (0.31%) Social Studio
7 2 (0.31%) Sprinklr
7 2 (0.31%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.15%) Infor CloudSuite
8 1 (0.15%) Magento
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.15%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 86 (13.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (3.25%) Office 365
4 19 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (2.94%) SaaS
5 11 (1.70%) PaaS
6 10 (1.55%) Azure Data Factory
7 9 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.24%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (1.24%) IaaS
8 8 (1.24%) iPaaS
9 7 (1.08%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
10 6 (0.93%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 6 (0.93%) GitHub
10 6 (0.93%) Serverless
11 5 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.62%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.62%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.01%) Kerberos
2 9 (1.39%) Skype
3 8 (1.24%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (0.93%) VPN
5 4 (0.62%) ATM
5 4 (0.62%) Firewall
5 4 (0.62%) Internet
6 3 (0.46%) Intranet
7 1 (0.15%) DNS
7 1 (0.15%) HTTP
7 1 (0.15%) MPLS
7 1 (0.15%) MVNO
7 1 (0.15%) SAN
7 1 (0.15%) SMS
7 1 (0.15%) SSL
7 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.15%) VLAN
7 1 (0.15%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (29.68%) Big Data
2 167 (25.81%) Data Warehouse
3 105 (16.23%) Hadoop
4 86 (13.29%) NoSQL
5 79 (12.21%) Relational Database
6 78 (12.06%) SQL Server
7 60 (9.27%) Data Lake
8 42 (6.49%) Apache Hive
9 41 (6.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 33 (5.10%) Power BI
11 32 (4.95%) HBase
12 28 (4.33%) MongoDB
13 25 (3.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 23 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
14 23 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 22 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
15 22 (3.40%) MS Access
16 20 (3.09%) OLAP
17 19 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
18 17 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (6.03%) ERwin
2 22 (3.40%) JIRA
3 17 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 15 (2.32%) Git (software)
5 11 (1.70%) Maven
6 9 (1.39%) Ant
6 9 (1.39%) Apache Ivy
6 9 (1.39%) Gradle
6 9 (1.39%) IntelliJ
6 9 (1.39%) Toad
7 8 (1.24%) PowerDesigner
8 7 (1.08%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.93%) ER Studio
9 6 (0.93%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.62%) XMLSpy
11 3 (0.46%) Rational Rose
11 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.46%) Subversion
General
1 115 (17.77%) Finance
2 35 (5.41%) Retail
3 27 (4.17%) Banking
4 25 (3.86%) Telecoms
5 19 (2.94%) Marketing
6 14 (2.16%) Investment Banking
6 14 (2.16%) Legal
7 10 (1.55%) Back Office
8 9 (1.39%) Front Office
9 8 (1.24%) Military
10 7 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.77%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.46%) Advertising
12 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.46%) Games
12 3 (0.46%) Law
12 3 (0.46%) Publishing
13 2 (0.31%) Electronics
14 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 317 (49.00%) Architect
2 230 (35.55%) Data Architect
3 79 (12.21%) Analyst
4 61 (9.43%) Developer
5 56 (8.66%) Data Analyst
6 49 (7.57%) Data Engineer
6 49 (7.57%) Solutions Architect
7 32 (4.95%) Enterprise Architect
8 27 (4.17%) Consultant
9 26 (4.02%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 25 (3.86%) Administrator
11 21 (3.25%) Big Data Architect
11 21 (3.25%) Senior Architect
12 19 (2.94%) Lead Architect
13 18 (2.78%) Data Modeller
13 18 (2.78%) Migration Analyst
14 17 (2.63%) Big Data Engineer
15 16 (2.47%) Azure Architect
15 16 (2.47%) Data Migration Analyst
15 16 (2.47%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.03%) XML
2 35 (5.41%) Kafka
3 33 (5.10%) JSON
4 27 (4.17%) .NET
5 20 (3.09%) Web Services
6 16 (2.47%) REST
6 16 (2.47%) SOAP
7 13 (2.01%) RESTful
8 12 (1.85%) XSD
9 9 (1.39%) Drools
9 9 (1.39%) Java EE
9 9 (1.39%) Middleware
9 9 (1.39%) Spring
9 9 (1.39%) Spring Boot
10 7 (1.08%) Apache Camel
10 7 (1.08%) Node.js
11 5 (0.77%) React
12 4 (0.62%) Apache Avro
12 4 (0.62%) EDI
12 4 (0.62%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 117 (18.08%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (7.26%) Management Information System
3 42 (6.49%) Data Structures
4 39 (6.03%) Reference Data
5 34 (5.26%) Taxonomies
6 14 (2.16%) Algorithms
6 14 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.39%) Market Risk
8 8 (1.24%) Blackberry
8 8 (1.24%) Derivative
8 8 (1.24%) Freedom of Information
9 7 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (1.08%) OTC Derivatives
10 6 (0.93%) NHS
11 5 (0.77%) PKI
11 5 (0.77%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (0.62%) User Experience
13 3 (0.46%) Cloud Native
13 3 (0.46%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 42 (6.49%) Linux
2 38 (5.87%) Unix
3 14 (2.16%) Windows
4 11 (1.70%) Windows 10
5 8 (1.24%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.46%) Solaris
7 2 (0.31%) CentOS
7 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (41.11%) Data Modelling
2 167 (25.81%) Analytics
3 159 (24.57%) Agile Software Development
4 147 (22.72%) Business Intelligence
4 147 (22.72%) ETL
5 134 (20.71%) Migration
6 128 (19.78%) Data Management
7 101 (15.61%) Data Migration
8 85 (13.14%) Data Integration
9 74 (11.44%) Data Governance
10 70 (10.82%) Data Science
11 62 (9.58%) Data Analysis
12 58 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 57 (8.81%) Data Analytics
13 57 (8.81%) Data Strategy
13 57 (8.81%) Problem-Solving
14 54 (8.35%) Logical Data Model
15 53 (8.19%) Master Data Management
16 50 (7.73%) Data Mapping
16 50 (7.73%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 201 (31.07%) SQL
2 85 (13.14%) Python
3 48 (7.42%) Java
4 45 (6.96%) R
5 25 (3.86%) C#
6 23 (3.55%) JavaScript
7 19 (2.94%) T-SQL
8 17 (2.63%) C++
9 14 (2.16%) VB
10 13 (2.01%) Java 8
10 13 (2.01%) Scala
11 10 (1.55%) MATLAB
12 8 (1.24%) C
12 8 (1.24%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.24%) VBA
13 6 (0.93%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.77%) Go
14 5 (0.77%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.62%) ES6
15 4 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 58 (8.96%) Security Cleared
2 40 (6.18%) SC Cleared
3 37 (5.72%) Degree
4 9 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.39%) TOGAF Certification
5 7 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.77%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.62%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.62%) PhD
8 3 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.31%) CEH
9 2 (0.31%) CISM
9 2 (0.31%) CISSP
9 2 (0.31%) PMP
10 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.15%) MCITP
10 1 (0.15%) MCTS
10 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.15%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (17.16%) Data Quality
2 23 (3.55%) GDPR
3 22 (3.40%) QA
4 5 (0.77%) PMO
5 4 (0.62%) ISO 15022
5 4 (0.62%) ISO 20022
5 4 (0.62%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.31%) Def Stans
6 2 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.31%) EMIR
6 2 (0.31%) GxP
6 2 (0.31%) IFRS
6 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.31%) MiFID
7 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.15%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.15%) PSD2
7 1 (0.15%) SEPA
System Software
1 21 (3.25%) HDFS
2 13 (2.01%) Docker
3 10 (1.55%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.55%) Apache Flume
4 8 (1.24%) XenApp
4 8 (1.24%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (2.47%) Terraform
2 12 (1.85%) Ansible
2 12 (1.85%) Kubernetes
3 9 (1.39%) Oozie
4 4 (0.62%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.62%) Puppet
5 3 (0.46%) Ganglia
5 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.46%) Nagios
6 2 (0.31%) Ambari
6 2 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.15%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.15%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 93 (14.37%) Microsoft
2 77 (11.90%) Oracle
3 54 (8.35%) SAP
4 28 (4.33%) Tableau
5 27 (4.17%) Informatica
6 26 (4.02%) Google
6 26 (4.02%) Teradata
7 24 (3.71%) Workday
8 23 (3.55%) Talend
9 21 (3.25%) Cloudera
10 17 (2.63%) Hortonworks
11 14 (2.16%) Ab Initio
11 14 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.24%) Avaya
12 8 (1.24%) Citrix
13 7 (1.08%) Databricks
14 5 (0.77%) MapR
14 5 (0.77%) PeopleSoft
15 4 (0.62%) Adobe
15 4 (0.62%) Alteryx