Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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.

Data Architecture
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 290 325 401
Rank change year-on-year +35 +76 -51
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 816 720 572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.88% 0.74% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.88% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 480 375
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +3.70%
10th Percentile £413 £400 £385
90th Percentile £700 £726 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £520
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
England median hourly rate £53.75 - £37.50
10th Percentile £40.18 - £25.40
90th Percentile £58.68 - £44.88
UK median hourly rate £53.75 - £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 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 78959 81979 85805
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.69% 84.17% 81.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 53119 54700 56575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
10th Percentile £288 £264 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 2121 2517
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%

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 19 November 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 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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 -23 433 £575 +4.55% 22
South East +57 160 £475 -13.64% 6
North of England +127 124 £525 -4.55% 6
North West +59 63 £610 +1.67% 3
Yorkshire +62 60 £525 -4.55% 2
South West +7 48 £550 +22.22% 2
Midlands +5 34 £545 +6.76% 2
East Midlands +18 21 £550 -
North East +85 19 £550 -31.25% 1
East of England -12 15 £650 +36.84% 1
West Midlands +3 13 £533 +5.97% 2
Data Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 366 (44.85%) Data Modelling
2 246 (30.15%) Big Data
3 212 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
4 204 (25.00%) SQL
5 203 (24.88%) Data Management
6 173 (21.20%) Hadoop
7 162 (19.85%) Java
8 161 (19.73%) Finance
9 151 (18.50%) ETL
10 149 (18.26%) Business Intelligence
11 135 (16.54%) Apache Spark
12 134 (16.42%) Security Cleared
13 132 (16.18%) Oracle
14 128 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
15 126 (15.44%) Data Quality
16 119 (14.58%) Migration
17 118 (14.46%) HBase
18 117 (14.34%) REST
19 103 (12.62%) Data Analysis
20 100 (12.25%) Analytics
21 99 (12.13%) Data Integration
22 97 (11.89%) HDFS
23 96 (11.76%) Kafka
24 94 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
25 93 (11.40%) SC Cleared
25 93 (11.40%) TOGAF
25 93 (11.40%) Microsoft
26 89 (10.91%) Apache Solr
27 88 (10.78%) Data Governance
28 86 (10.54%) Scrum

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
1 135 (16.54%) Apache Spark
2 89 (10.91%) Apache Solr
3 47 (5.76%) Confluence
4 30 (3.68%) Apache
5 23 (2.82%) SharePoint
6 22 (2.70%) SAS
7 11 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.10%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.61%) Apache Pig
9 5 (0.61%) JBoss
9 5 (0.61%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.49%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.49%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.25%) CMS
11 2 (0.25%) Mule
12 1 (0.12%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.12%) Kentico
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 24 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 18 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.61%) SPSS
6 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.12%) Stata
Business Applications
1 23 (2.82%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.37%) Workday HCM
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle BRM
4 2 (0.25%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.12%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.12%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 81 (9.93%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.72%) GitHub
3 14 (1.72%) SaaS
4 10 (1.23%) PaaS
5 9 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (0.86%) IaaS
7 5 (0.61%) Slack
7 5 (0.61%) Trello
8 3 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.25%) Office 365
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.12%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.12%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 1 (0.12%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.12%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 85 (10.42%) Kerberos
2 13 (1.59%) Intranet
3 8 (0.98%) Network Security
4 6 (0.74%) SMS
5 3 (0.37%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.25%) DOCSIS
6 2 (0.25%) Firewall
6 2 (0.25%) SDH
6 2 (0.25%) SSL
7 1 (0.12%) DNS
7 1 (0.12%) HTTP
7 1 (0.12%) LAN
7 1 (0.12%) SAN
7 1 (0.12%) Skype
7 1 (0.12%) VPN
7 1 (0.12%) WAN
7 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (30.15%) Big Data
2 173 (21.20%) Hadoop
3 128 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
4 118 (14.46%) HBase
5 70 (8.58%) SQL Server
6 63 (7.72%) PostgreSQL
7 54 (6.62%) NoSQL
8 40 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 39 (4.78%) Relational Database
10 37 (4.53%) Apache Hive
11 34 (4.17%) MongoDB
12 33 (4.04%) IBM InfoSphere
13 28 (3.43%) BusinessObjects
14 25 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 20 (2.45%) Oracle Database
15 20 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 19 (2.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 18 (2.21%) Data Lake
18 17 (2.08%) DataStax
19 15 (1.84%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 66 (8.09%) Cucumber
1 66 (8.09%) JIRA
2 22 (2.70%) ERwin
3 12 (1.47%) IntelliJ
4 11 (1.35%) GitLab
4 11 (1.35%) Talend Open Studio
5 8 (0.98%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.86%) PowerDesigner
7 5 (0.61%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 5 (0.61%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.49%) JMeter
8 4 (0.49%) LoadRunner
8 4 (0.49%) Selenium
8 4 (0.49%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.37%) ProC
9 3 (0.37%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.25%) IBM UrbanCode
10 2 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.25%) Toad
11 1 (0.12%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 161 (19.73%) Finance
2 79 (9.68%) Retail
3 75 (9.19%) Banking
4 32 (3.92%) Investment Banking
5 26 (3.19%) Telecoms
6 23 (2.82%) Legal
6 23 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 23 (2.82%) Marketing
7 16 (1.96%) Back Office
7 16 (1.96%) Front Office
8 15 (1.84%) Electronics
9 10 (1.23%) Publishing
10 7 (0.86%) Advertising
11 6 (0.74%) Local Government
12 5 (0.61%) Billing
12 5 (0.61%) French Language
12 5 (0.61%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.49%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 469 (57.48%) Architect
2 336 (41.18%) Data Architect
3 113 (13.85%) Developer
4 88 (10.78%) Analyst
5 68 (8.33%) Data Engineer
6 51 (6.25%) Data Analyst
7 50 (6.13%) Big Data Engineer
8 46 (5.64%) Solutions Architect
9 41 (5.02%) Enterprise Architect
10 39 (4.78%) Big Data Architect
11 35 (4.29%) Business Analyst
11 35 (4.29%) Senior Architect
12 34 (4.17%) Technical Architect
13 32 (3.92%) Big Data Developer
14 31 (3.80%) Java Developer
15 30 (3.68%) Senior Data Architect
16 25 (3.06%) Enterprise Data Architect
17 23 (2.82%) Senior Developer
17 23 (2.82%) SQL Developer
18 22 (2.70%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (14.34%) REST
2 96 (11.76%) Kafka
3 78 (9.56%) Spring
4 73 (8.95%) Spring Boot
5 71 (8.70%) Drools
6 50 (6.13%) JSON
7 45 (5.51%) XML
8 43 (5.27%) Apache Camel
8 43 (5.27%) Web Services
9 17 (2.08%) XSD
10 15 (1.84%) Middleware
10 15 (1.84%) TinkerPop
11 14 (1.72%) JDBC
12 11 (1.35%) .NET
12 11 (1.35%) HTML
13 10 (1.23%) CSS
13 10 (1.23%) RESTful
14 9 (1.10%) jQuery
15 8 (0.98%) JMS
15 8 (0.98%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 94 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (7.72%) Management Information System
3 60 (7.35%) Algorithms
4 59 (7.23%) Reference Data
5 57 (6.99%) Data Structures
6 23 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (2.21%) Taxonomies
8 15 (1.84%) NHS
9 14 (1.72%) Computer Science
10 13 (1.59%) Fixed Income
11 10 (1.23%) Equities
12 8 (0.98%) Market Risk
12 8 (0.98%) User Experience
13 7 (0.86%) Derivative
13 7 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
14 6 (0.74%) Public Cloud
14 6 (0.74%) Replication
15 5 (0.61%) Data Centre
15 5 (0.61%) iPad
16 4 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (3.68%) Linux
2 28 (3.43%) Unix
3 6 (0.74%) Windows
4 4 (0.49%) AIX
4 4 (0.49%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (44.85%) Data Modelling
2 212 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
3 203 (24.88%) Data Management
4 151 (18.50%) ETL
5 149 (18.26%) Business Intelligence
6 119 (14.58%) Migration
7 103 (12.62%) Data Analysis
8 100 (12.25%) Analytics
9 99 (12.13%) Data Integration
10 93 (11.40%) TOGAF
11 88 (10.78%) Data Governance
12 86 (10.54%) Scrum
13 84 (10.29%) Data Migration
14 79 (9.68%) TDD
15 78 (9.56%) Master Data Management
16 77 (9.44%) Data Strategy
17 75 (9.19%) Enterprise Architecture
17 75 (9.19%) Microservices
18 73 (8.95%) BDD
19 67 (8.21%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 204 (25.00%) SQL
2 162 (19.85%) Java
3 53 (6.50%) Scala
4 52 (6.37%) Python
5 40 (4.90%) PL/SQL
6 32 (3.92%) JavaScript
7 27 (3.31%) T-SQL
8 22 (2.70%) Shell Script
9 18 (2.21%) C
10 14 (1.72%) R
11 11 (1.35%) C#
12 10 (1.23%) C++
13 8 (0.98%) PHP
14 7 (0.86%) SPARQL
15 6 (0.74%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.61%) Apex Code
16 5 (0.61%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.61%) Ruby
16 5 (0.61%) SAS Macro
17 4 (0.49%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 134 (16.42%) Security Cleared
2 93 (11.40%) SC Cleared
3 32 (3.92%) Degree
4 19 (2.33%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.74%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.37%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.25%) CISA
8 2 (0.25%) CISM
8 2 (0.25%) CISSP
8 2 (0.25%) MCSD
9 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) MCSE
9 1 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.12%) OCP
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (15.44%) Data Quality
2 38 (4.66%) QA
3 36 (4.41%) GDPR
4 12 (1.47%) MiFID
5 6 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.61%) COBIT
7 4 (0.49%) EMIR
7 4 (0.49%) GCP
7 4 (0.49%) HL7
7 4 (0.49%) ISO 20022
8 2 (0.25%) FedRAMP
8 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.25%) PSD2
8 2 (0.25%) SEPA
9 1 (0.12%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.12%) IFRS
9 1 (0.12%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.12%) PMO
9 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 97 (11.89%) HDFS
2 58 (7.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 56 (6.86%) Docker
4 9 (1.10%) Oracle Clusterware
4 9 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (0.98%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.61%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (0.12%) Firmware
9 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.12%) OpenDJ
9 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 53 (6.50%) Ansible
2 50 (6.13%) Kubernetes
3 48 (5.88%) Terraform
4 9 (1.10%) Data Guard
4 9 (1.10%) Oracle Flashback
4 9 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
5 8 (0.98%) Puppet
6 7 (0.86%) Ambari
6 7 (0.86%) SCCM
7 6 (0.74%) Hadoop YARN
8 4 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.37%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.37%) AppDNA
9 3 (0.37%) SCOM
10 2 (0.25%) Kibana
10 2 (0.25%) logstash
10 2 (0.25%) Oozie
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle EDQ
11 1 (0.12%) Rsyslog
11 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 132 (16.18%) Oracle
2 93 (11.40%) Microsoft
3 63 (7.72%) IBM
4 48 (5.88%) SAP
5 35 (4.29%) Informatica
6 31 (3.80%) Tableau
7 23 (2.82%) Cloudera
8 20 (2.45%) Hortonworks
9 19 (2.33%) JDA
10 14 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (1.47%) Google
12 11 (1.35%) Ab Initio
12 11 (1.35%) MapR
12 11 (1.35%) Talend
12 11 (1.35%) Teradata
13 9 (1.10%) CA
13 9 (1.10%) Splunk
14 8 (0.98%) Nuix
15 7 (0.86%) Cognos
16 6 (0.74%) Citrix