Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 2019 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
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 305 351 387
Rank change year-on-year +46 +36 -35
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 708 648 521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.85% 0.71% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.81% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 430 326
England median daily rate £575 £563 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +2.27% -
10th Percentile £417 £439 £413
90th Percentile £730 £738 £713
UK median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 2
England median hourly rate £42.50 £75.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.33% +316.67% +2.86%
UK median hourly rate £43.53 £65.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -33.03% +261.11% +2.86%

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 72,676 79,604 72,400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 87.37% 86.78% 85.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 48,273 52,866 47,627
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,949 2,169 1,910
England median hourly rate £25.43 £22.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.57% -12.00% -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.43
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £51.28
UK median hourly rate £25.38 £21.53 £25.00
% change year-on-year +17.91% -13.90% -

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 25 June 2019.

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 25 June 2019.

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 25 June 2019. 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 +19 348 £588 -2.08% 20
South East +34 118 £555 +0.91% 9
North of England +55 108 £538 +2.87% 4
South West -6 58 £600 +14.29% 3
North West +36 57 £580 +12.90% 4
Midlands +31 39 £620 +30.53% 1
Yorkshire +20 34 £433 -14.57%
West Midlands +21 31 £620 +30.53% 1
East of England -6 31 £550 -
North East +33 17 £430 -31.20%
East Midlands +30 8 £513 +41.38%
Data Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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.

1 263 (37.15%) Data Modelling
2 204 (28.81%) Analytics
3 195 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
4 171 (24.15%) SQL
5 163 (23.02%) Big Data
6 159 (22.46%) Finance
7 153 (21.61%) Migration
8 148 (20.90%) Microsoft Azure
9 142 (20.06%) Data Warehouse
10 137 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
11 123 (17.37%) Data Migration
12 122 (17.23%) Data Governance
13 121 (17.09%) ETL
14 118 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
15 116 (16.38%) Data Management
16 107 (15.11%) Hadoop
17 105 (14.83%) Data Integration
17 105 (14.83%) Python
17 105 (14.83%) Stakeholder Management
18 100 (14.12%) Data Quality
19 95 (13.42%) DevOps
20 85 (12.01%) Analytical Skills
21 84 (11.86%) Microsoft
22 79 (11.16%) NoSQL
22 79 (11.16%) Data Strategy
23 76 (10.73%) Microservices
24 72 (10.17%) TOGAF
25 71 (10.03%) Java
26 67 (9.46%) Data Science
27 66 (9.32%) Apache Spark

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 66 (9.32%) Apache Spark
2 24 (3.39%) SAS
3 18 (2.54%) SharePoint
4 16 (2.26%) Apache
5 15 (2.12%) Confluence
6 10 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.71%) Apache Airflow
9 5 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.71%) IIS
9 5 (0.71%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.56%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.42%) Luigi
11 3 (0.42%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.42%) WordPress
12 1 (0.14%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.14%) Stata
Business Applications
1 17 (2.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (1.69%) SAP S/4HANA
3 9 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.99%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.71%) SAP MDG
6 4 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.42%) Distributed Ledger
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.42%) SAP MDM
7 3 (0.42%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.14%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.14%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.14%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 148 (20.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 137 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (5.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 31 (4.38%) Power Platform
5 28 (3.95%) Office 365
6 17 (2.40%) Amazon S3
7 16 (2.26%) PaaS
7 16 (2.26%) SaaS
7 16 (2.26%) Serverless
8 13 (1.84%) AWS Lambda
8 13 (1.84%) Azure Data Factory
8 13 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
9 11 (1.55%) Force.com
10 9 (1.27%) Amazon Kinesis
10 9 (1.27%) GitHub
11 8 (1.13%) IaaS
12 7 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
13 6 (0.85%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.13%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (0.99%) DNS
2 7 (0.99%) Firewall
2 7 (0.99%) WAN
3 6 (0.85%) BGP
4 5 (0.71%) BIG-IP
4 5 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (0.71%) DHCP
4 5 (0.71%) NAS
4 5 (0.71%) SAN
4 5 (0.71%) Wireless
5 4 (0.56%) Internet
5 4 (0.56%) Kerberos
6 3 (0.42%) 3GPP
6 3 (0.42%) Network Security
7 2 (0.28%) HTTP
7 2 (0.28%) MQTT
7 2 (0.28%) RFID
8 1 (0.14%) 4G
8 1 (0.14%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (23.02%) Big Data
2 142 (20.06%) Data Warehouse
3 107 (15.11%) Hadoop
4 79 (11.16%) NoSQL
5 53 (7.49%) SQL Server
6 47 (6.64%) Data Lake
7 44 (6.21%) Relational Database
8 31 (4.38%) Power BI
9 29 (4.10%) MongoDB
10 28 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 26 (3.67%) MySQL
12 19 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (2.26%) Apache Hive
14 15 (2.12%) Amazon Redshift
14 15 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
14 15 (2.12%) HBase
15 13 (1.84%) Data Mining
15 13 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 9 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 46 (6.50%) JIRA
2 39 (5.51%) Jenkins
3 34 (4.80%) ERwin
4 26 (3.67%) Git (software)
5 24 (3.39%) Visual Studio Team System
6 22 (3.11%) Maven
7 19 (2.68%) Gradle
8 17 (2.40%) Ant
8 17 (2.40%) Apache Ivy
9 10 (1.41%) PowerDesigner
10 6 (0.85%) ER Studio
10 6 (0.85%) RStudio
11 5 (0.71%) Subversion
12 4 (0.56%) Selenium
13 3 (0.42%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.42%) ProC
13 3 (0.42%) Rational Rose
13 3 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (0.28%) Mockito
14 2 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 159 (22.46%) Finance
2 53 (7.49%) Retail
3 52 (7.34%) Banking
4 41 (5.79%) Telecoms
5 24 (3.39%) Marketing
6 14 (1.98%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.69%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.55%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.27%) Advertising
10 8 (1.13%) Legal
11 7 (0.99%) Law
12 6 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.71%) Automotive
14 4 (0.56%) Military
15 3 (0.42%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.42%) Billing
15 3 (0.42%) Electronics
16 2 (0.28%) Games
16 2 (0.28%) International Banking
16 2 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 393 (55.51%) Architect
2 244 (34.46%) Data Architect
3 73 (10.31%) Analyst
4 65 (9.18%) Solutions Architect
5 52 (7.34%) Developer
6 41 (5.79%) Business Analyst
7 36 (5.08%) Enterprise Architect
8 35 (4.94%) Data Engineer
9 33 (4.66%) Technical Architect
10 32 (4.52%) Lead Architect
11 28 (3.95%) Cloud Architect
11 28 (3.95%) Enterprise Data Architect
12 26 (3.67%) Consultant
12 26 (3.67%) Integration Architect
13 23 (3.25%) Data Modeller
14 20 (2.82%) AWS Architect
14 20 (2.82%) Azure Architect
14 20 (2.82%) Big Data Architect
15 19 (2.68%) Data Analyst
15 19 (2.68%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (7.34%) Kafka
2 36 (5.08%) JSON
3 35 (4.94%) XML
4 34 (4.80%) Web Services
5 19 (2.68%) .NET
6 15 (2.12%) HTML
6 15 (2.12%) RESTful
7 14 (1.98%) Middleware
8 11 (1.55%) Apache Avro
8 11 (1.55%) Node.js
8 11 (1.55%) SOAP
9 10 (1.41%) Caffe
9 10 (1.41%) REST
9 10 (1.41%) TensorFlow
10 9 (1.27%) PySpark
11 8 (1.13%) FpML
11 8 (1.13%) XSD
12 7 (0.99%) JSON Schema
12 7 (0.99%) Spring
12 7 (0.99%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 85 (12.01%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (6.50%) Reference Data
3 37 (5.23%) Management Information System
4 23 (3.25%) User Experience
5 18 (2.54%) Data Structures
6 16 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (2.12%) Public Cloud
8 14 (1.98%) Cloud Native
8 14 (1.98%) Virtual Team
9 13 (1.84%) Algorithms
9 13 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
9 13 (1.84%) Taxonomies
10 11 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (1.27%) Fixed Income
12 8 (1.13%) Data Centre
12 8 (1.13%) Enterprise Cloud
12 8 (1.13%) Industry 4.0
13 7 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
14 6 (0.85%) N-Tier
14 6 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 30 (4.24%) Linux
2 14 (1.98%) Unix
3 13 (1.84%) Windows
4 5 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.42%) Solaris
6 2 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (37.15%) Data Modelling
2 204 (28.81%) Analytics
3 195 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
4 153 (21.61%) Migration
5 123 (17.37%) Data Migration
6 122 (17.23%) Data Governance
7 121 (17.09%) ETL
8 118 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 116 (16.38%) Data Management
10 105 (14.83%) Data Integration
10 105 (14.83%) Stakeholder Management
11 95 (13.42%) DevOps
12 79 (11.16%) Data Strategy
13 76 (10.73%) Microservices
14 72 (10.17%) TOGAF
15 67 (9.46%) Data Science
16 63 (8.90%) Scrum
17 59 (8.33%) Visualisation
18 58 (8.19%) Data Analysis
18 58 (8.19%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 171 (24.15%) SQL
2 105 (14.83%) Python
3 71 (10.03%) Java
4 26 (3.67%) R
5 25 (3.53%) Scala
6 19 (2.68%) JavaScript
7 17 (2.40%) C#
8 15 (2.12%) T-SQL
9 14 (1.98%) C++
10 10 (1.41%) C
10 10 (1.41%) Perl
11 9 (1.27%) Go
12 6 (0.85%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.71%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.56%) Ruby
15 3 (0.42%) Java 8
15 3 (0.42%) VBA
16 2 (0.28%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.14%) PHP
17 1 (0.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 53 (7.49%) Security Cleared
2 33 (4.66%) Degree
2 33 (4.66%) SC Cleared
3 21 (2.97%) TOGAF Certification
4 11 (1.55%) CISM
4 11 (1.55%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.13%) AWS Certification
7 7 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.99%) CISSP
7 7 (0.99%) PhD
8 6 (0.85%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.71%) CCNA
9 5 (0.71%) CCNP
9 5 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.56%) CISA
11 3 (0.42%) HNC
11 3 (0.42%) HND
12 2 (0.28%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.28%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (14.12%) Data Quality
2 32 (4.52%) GDPR
3 24 (3.39%) QA
4 7 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.85%) COBIT
6 5 (0.71%) IFRS
6 5 (0.71%) PMO
7 4 (0.56%) Def Stans
7 4 (0.56%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.28%) HL7
9 1 (0.14%) Basel II
9 1 (0.14%) Dublin Core
9 1 (0.14%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.14%) MiFID
9 1 (0.14%) PSD2
System Software
1 25 (3.53%) Docker
2 23 (3.25%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.13%) Apache Flume
3 8 (1.13%) HDFS
4 5 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.28%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.14%) NFS
6 1 (0.14%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 30 (4.24%) Kubernetes
2 21 (2.97%) Ansible
3 12 (1.69%) Terraform
4 5 (0.71%) SCCM
4 5 (0.71%) SCOM
5 4 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.42%) Oozie
6 3 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.14%) Control-M
8 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.14%) Iperf
8 1 (0.14%) Mesos
8 1 (0.14%) Puppet
8 1 (0.14%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.14%) TIBCO Hawk
8 1 (0.14%) yum
Vendors
1 84 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 63 (8.90%) SAP
3 47 (6.64%) Oracle
4 40 (5.65%) Google
5 39 (5.51%) Informatica
6 32 (4.52%) Salesforce.com
6 32 (4.52%) Tableau
7 29 (4.10%) IBM
8 22 (3.11%) Talend
9 19 (2.68%) Cloudera
9 19 (2.68%) MuleSoft
10 18 (2.54%) IBM Sterling
11 14 (1.98%) Ab Initio
12 13 (1.84%) Databricks
12 13 (1.84%) Dell
13 11 (1.55%) Cisco
13 11 (1.55%) Hortonworks
13 11 (1.55%) TIBCO
14 9 (1.27%) CheckPoint
14 9 (1.27%) Workday