Period
to 20 June 2021

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 June 2021 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 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 206 249 319
Rank change year-on-year +43 +70 +53
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 636 386 710
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.28% 1.03% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.19% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 269 470
10th Percentile £425 £413 £413
25th Percentile £500 £478 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £575 £575
75th Percentile £688 £663 £638
90th Percentile £738 £813 £726
UK median daily rate £575 £575 £575
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 10
10th Percentile £17.85 " £27.15
25th Percentile £18.50 " £34.95
Median hourly rate £26.00 £50.00 £49.13
Median % change year-on-year -48.00% +1.77% -34.49%
75th Percentile £29.96 " £50.00
90th Percentile £36.20 " £54.06
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £36.25 £49.13
% change year-on-year -28.28% -26.22% -24.42%

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 43,782 32,456 72,707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 88.11% 86.31% 87.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,089 22,017 49,123
10th Percentile £313 £300 £306
25th Percentile £403 £400 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £479 £475
Median % change year-on-year +4.38% +0.84% +2.70%
75th Percentile £600 £588 £575
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,309 865 1,851
10th Percentile £11.67 £12.50 £11.85
25th Percentile £15.03 £15.85 £14.60
Median hourly rate £24.08 £22.50 £22.93
Median % change year-on-year +7.02% -1.88% +11.74%
75th Percentile £46.50 £45.91 £45.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £55.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £22.55 £22.92
% change year-on-year +10.89% -1.61% +14.58%

Data Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architecture in England

Data Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Architecture in England.

Daily rate trend for Data Architecture in England

Data Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Architecture in England over the 6 months to 20 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Data Architecture in England

Data Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Architecture in England.

Hourly rate trend for Data Architecture in England

Data Architecture
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Data Architecture in England over the 6 months to 20 June 2021.

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 June 2021. 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 +26 365 £575 - 86
North of England +34 86 £575 -11.54% 36
South East -2 64 £568 +5.09% 21
Yorkshire +39 43 £525 -4.50% 19
North West +3 34 £700 +7.69% 9
Midlands -12 32 £586 +46.56% 13
West Midlands -19 25 £594 -1.04% 7
South West +14 24 £600 +1.05% 5
North East +10 9 £575 -30.30% 8
East Midlands -10 7 £404 +12.94% 6
East of England +2 6 £550 -4.35% 8
Data Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 20 June 2021, 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.

1 326 (51.26%) Data Modelling
2 235 (36.95%) Analytics
3 209 (32.86%) SQL
4 199 (31.29%) Agile Software Development
5 198 (31.13%) Azure
5 198 (31.13%) Social Skills
6 188 (29.56%) Business Intelligence
7 168 (26.42%) Finance
8 163 (25.63%) Data Warehouse
9 148 (23.27%) Data Management
10 130 (20.44%) Data Governance
10 130 (20.44%) Analytical Skills
11 129 (20.28%) Data Analysis
12 128 (20.13%) Data Quality
12 128 (20.13%) Big Data
13 112 (17.61%) Python
14 110 (17.30%) ETL
15 109 (17.14%) AWS
16 107 (16.82%) Migration
17 104 (16.35%) Data Integration
18 93 (14.62%) Master Data Management
19 87 (13.68%) Microsoft
20 86 (13.52%) SAP
21 82 (12.89%) Data Lake
22 81 (12.74%) DevOps
23 79 (12.42%) Enterprise Architecture
24 76 (11.95%) Data Migration
24 76 (11.95%) TOGAF
24 76 (11.95%) Apache Spark
25 74 (11.64%) Public Sector

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 76 (11.95%) Apache Spark
2 24 (3.77%) Apache Airflow
3 23 (3.62%) Apache
4 17 (2.67%) SAS
5 9 (1.42%) Confluence
6 6 (0.94%) Luigi
6 6 (0.94%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.63%) Apache Pulsar
8 4 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.47%) CICS
10 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 18 (2.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (2.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 8 (1.26%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.31%) iTrent
4 2 (0.31%) ReMetrica
4 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.31%) SAP FI-CA
4 2 (0.31%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle AGIS
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 198 (31.13%) Azure
2 109 (17.14%) AWS
3 68 (10.69%) Serverless
4 57 (8.96%) Power Platform
5 51 (8.02%) GCP
6 44 (6.92%) PaaS
7 31 (4.87%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 27 (4.25%) AWS Lambda
8 27 (4.25%) Azure Data Factory
8 27 (4.25%) IaaS
8 27 (4.25%) Snowflake
9 25 (3.93%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 23 (3.62%) Amazon S3
11 17 (2.67%) SaaS
12 15 (2.36%) Azure Functions
13 13 (2.04%) iPaaS
14 11 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
14 11 (1.73%) Amazon EMR
15 10 (1.57%) Dynamics 365
15 10 (1.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.94%) IPsec
1 6 (0.94%) Kerberos
1 6 (0.94%) SSL
2 4 (0.63%) Network Security
3 3 (0.47%) DNS
3 3 (0.47%) Firewall
3 3 (0.47%) HTTP
3 3 (0.47%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.47%) Internet
4 2 (0.31%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.16%) DHCP
5 1 (0.16%) DMZ
5 1 (0.16%) IPv4
5 1 (0.16%) IPv6
5 1 (0.16%) SMTP
5 1 (0.16%) SNMP
5 1 (0.16%) SSH
5 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (25.63%) Data Warehouse
2 128 (20.13%) Big Data
3 82 (12.89%) Data Lake
4 64 (10.06%) SQL Server
5 56 (8.81%) NoSQL
6 52 (8.18%) Power BI
7 45 (7.08%) Hadoop
8 40 (6.29%) Relational Database
9 34 (5.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 34 (5.35%) Tableau
10 30 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
11 26 (4.09%) BigQuery
12 21 (3.30%) Apache Hive
13 20 (3.14%) RDBMS
14 19 (2.99%) Amazon Athena
14 19 (2.99%) Amazon Redshift
15 18 (2.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 17 (2.67%) MongoDB
16 17 (2.67%) OLAP
17 16 (2.52%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 41 (6.45%) PowerDesigner
2 29 (4.56%) ERwin
3 21 (3.30%) kappa
4 17 (2.67%) Git (software)
5 15 (2.36%) JIRA
6 8 (1.26%) Jenkins
7 7 (1.10%) ER Studio
8 5 (0.79%) Subversion
8 5 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (0.63%) GitLab
9 4 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (0.63%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.47%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.31%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.31%) Toad
12 1 (0.16%) CircleCI
12 1 (0.16%) GoCD
12 1 (0.16%) Postman
General
1 198 (31.13%) Social Skills
2 168 (26.42%) Finance
3 130 (20.44%) Analytical Skills
4 74 (11.64%) Public Sector
5 70 (11.01%) Marketing
6 58 (9.12%) Telecoms
7 57 (8.96%) Manufacturing
8 50 (7.86%) Electronics
9 32 (5.03%) Presentation Skills
10 27 (4.25%) Banking
11 24 (3.77%) Retail
12 9 (1.42%) Documentation Skills
12 9 (1.42%) Law
13 7 (1.10%) Billing
13 7 (1.10%) Games
13 7 (1.10%) Influencing Skills
13 7 (1.10%) Legal
14 5 (0.79%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.63%) Organisational Skills
15 4 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 377 (59.28%) Architect
2 281 (44.18%) Data Architect
3 76 (11.95%) Solutions Architect
4 62 (9.75%) Data Modeller
5 61 (9.59%) Data Engineer
6 57 (8.96%) Analyst
7 52 (8.18%) Enterprise Architect
8 46 (7.23%) Data Analyst
9 42 (6.60%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 39 (6.13%) Azure Architect
11 23 (3.62%) Cloud Architect
11 23 (3.62%) Technical Architect
12 22 (3.46%) Consultant
13 21 (3.30%) Developer
14 19 (2.99%) AWS Architect
15 15 (2.36%) Senior Architect
16 14 (2.20%) Data Consultant
17 13 (2.04%) Data Manager
17 13 (2.04%) SQL Analyst
18 12 (1.89%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.72%) PySpark
2 29 (4.56%) JSON
3 25 (3.93%) Kafka
4 22 (3.46%) Web Services
5 13 (2.04%) .NET
6 12 (1.89%) RESTful
7 11 (1.73%) XML
8 10 (1.57%) REST
9 7 (1.10%) OpenID
9 7 (1.10%) SOAP
10 6 (0.94%) GraphQL
10 6 (0.94%) OAuth
10 6 (0.94%) OAuth2
10 6 (0.94%) SAML
10 6 (0.94%) Spark Streaming
10 6 (0.94%) Velocity
10 6 (0.94%) XACML
11 5 (0.79%) gRPC
11 5 (0.79%) HTML5 Canvas
11 5 (0.79%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 39 (6.13%) Reference Data
1 39 (6.13%) Virtual Team
2 28 (4.40%) Data Structures
3 27 (4.25%) Management Information System
4 10 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (1.57%) NHS
5 7 (1.10%) Algorithms
5 7 (1.10%) Analytical Mindset
5 7 (1.10%) Cloud Native
5 7 (1.10%) User Experience
6 6 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (0.94%) iPad
6 6 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (0.79%) BYOD
7 5 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (0.79%) FMCG
8 4 (0.63%) Blog
8 4 (0.63%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.26%) Unix
2 5 (0.79%) Linux
3 3 (0.47%) MVS
3 3 (0.47%) Windows
4 2 (0.31%) Android
4 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (51.26%) Data Modelling
2 235 (36.95%) Analytics
3 199 (31.29%) Agile Software Development
4 188 (29.56%) Business Intelligence
5 148 (23.27%) Data Management
6 130 (20.44%) Data Governance
7 129 (20.28%) Data Analysis
8 110 (17.30%) ETL
9 107 (16.82%) Migration
10 104 (16.35%) Data Integration
11 93 (14.62%) Master Data Management
12 81 (12.74%) DevOps
13 79 (12.42%) Enterprise Architecture
14 76 (11.95%) Data Migration
14 76 (11.95%) TOGAF
15 72 (11.32%) Data Engineering
16 71 (11.16%) Logical Data Model
17 68 (10.69%) Metadata Management
18 65 (10.22%) Problem-Solving
19 59 (9.28%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 209 (32.86%) SQL
2 112 (17.61%) Python
3 36 (5.66%) Java
4 31 (4.87%) Scala
5 24 (3.77%) R
6 22 (3.46%) T-SQL
7 14 (2.20%) PL/SQL
8 11 (1.73%) JavaScript
9 6 (0.94%) C
9 6 (0.94%) C#
10 5 (0.79%) C++
11 4 (0.63%) VBA
12 3 (0.47%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.31%) Perl
13 2 (0.31%) VB
14 1 (0.16%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.16%) Erlang
14 1 (0.16%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.16%) Ruby
14 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 70 (11.01%) Security Cleared
2 58 (9.12%) SC Cleared
3 26 (4.09%) Degree
4 17 (2.67%) TOGAF Certification
5 10 (1.57%) AWS Certification
6 8 (1.26%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.79%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.47%) IBM Certification
9 3 (0.47%) ISEB
10 1 (0.16%) CBAP
10 1 (0.16%) HNC
10 1 (0.16%) HND
10 1 (0.16%) IIBA
10 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.16%) MBA
10 1 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (20.13%) Data Quality
2 37 (5.82%) GDPR
3 19 (2.99%) QA
4 7 (1.10%) IFRS
5 5 (0.79%) PMO
6 4 (0.63%) Accessibility
6 4 (0.63%) HL7
7 3 (0.47%) COBIT
7 3 (0.47%) SLA
8 2 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.16%) NIST
System Software
1 14 (2.20%) Docker
2 8 (1.26%) HDFS
3 6 (0.94%) RACF
4 4 (0.63%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.47%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (2.83%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.10%) Terraform
3 6 (0.94%) Puppet
3 6 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.63%) Ansible
5 4 (0.63%) Oozie
6 2 (0.31%) Control-M
6 2 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 87 (13.68%) Microsoft
2 86 (13.52%) SAP
3 67 (10.53%) Oracle
4 63 (9.91%) Databricks
5 48 (7.55%) BiZZdesign
6 40 (6.29%) Google
7 36 (5.66%) Informatica
8 34 (5.35%) Remedy
9 33 (5.19%) Salesforce.com
10 26 (4.09%) MuleSoft
11 24 (3.77%) Sparx
12 19 (2.99%) IBM
13 18 (2.83%) Cloudera
14 10 (1.57%) Alteryx
15 6 (0.94%) Talend
15 6 (0.94%) Workday
16 4 (0.63%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
16 4 (0.63%) VMware
17 3 (0.47%) BT
17 3 (0.47%) ServiceNow