Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 305 325 379
Rank change year-on-year +20 +54 -19
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 744 639 590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.81% 0.71% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.84% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 449 415
England median daily rate £550 £550 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.77% -0.95%
10th Percentile £413 £406 £389
90th Percentile £688 £700 £700
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £508
% change year-on-year - +8.37% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
England median hourly rate £57.00 - £37.50
10th Percentile £52.48 - £25.40
90th Percentile £79.10 - £44.88
UK median hourly rate £57.00 - £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 78,144 76,040 80,572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.59% 84.08% 82.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,821 50,742 53,006
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £293 £269 £263
90th Percentile £638 £614 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,788 2,055 2,462
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.42 £23.35
% change year-on-year -3.77% +4.58% +16.75%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -14 415 £575 +2.22% 81
South East +33 145 £495 -12.39% 25
North of England +99 103 £535 +2.88% 13
North West +36 54 £610 +13.49% 6
Yorkshire +47 43 £524 +4.75% 7
South West +5 40 £550 +15.18% 10
Midlands -6 28 £515 +5.32% 5
North East +74 22 £550 -
West Midlands -8 16 £500 +2.41% 2
East Midlands +3 12 £550 +12.47% 3
East of England -26 11 £575 +24.32% 5
Data Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 318 (42.74%) Data Modelling
2 212 (28.49%) SQL
3 200 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
4 193 (25.94%) Big Data
5 182 (24.46%) Data Management
6 158 (21.24%) Oracle
7 157 (21.10%) ETL
8 146 (19.62%) Business Intelligence
9 143 (19.22%) Finance
10 131 (17.61%) Migration
11 125 (16.80%) Data Quality
12 124 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
12 124 (16.67%) Hadoop
13 118 (15.86%) Analytics
14 114 (15.32%) Java
15 108 (14.52%) Data Analysis
16 97 (13.04%) Microsoft
16 97 (13.04%) Security Cleared
17 93 (12.50%) Apache Spark
18 92 (12.37%) Data Governance
18 92 (12.37%) Data Migration
19 89 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
20 86 (11.56%) Data Integration
21 85 (11.42%) TOGAF
22 84 (11.29%) Master Data Management
23 81 (10.89%) HBase
23 81 (10.89%) Banking
23 81 (10.89%) SQL Server
24 73 (9.81%) Retail
25 72 (9.68%) Python

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 93 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 49 (6.59%) Apache Solr
3 35 (4.70%) SharePoint
4 29 (3.90%) Apache
5 27 (3.63%) SAS
6 18 (2.42%) Confluence
7 10 (1.34%) Apache Pig
8 8 (1.08%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.94%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.54%) Apache Airflow
11 4 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.54%) JBoss
11 4 (0.54%) Mule
11 4 (0.54%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.40%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.27%) GeoServer
14 1 (0.13%) nginx
Applications
1 21 (2.82%) MS Visio
2 15 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.34%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (2.15%) Markit EDM
2 9 (1.21%) ReMetrica
3 8 (1.08%) Workday HCM
4 5 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.54%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.40%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 2 (0.27%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle BRM
7 2 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.13%) Magento
8 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.13%) SAP MDG
8 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.13%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 71 (9.54%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (5.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.28%) SaaS
4 13 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (1.75%) PaaS
5 9 (1.21%) GitHub
5 9 (1.21%) IaaS
5 9 (1.21%) Slack
5 9 (1.21%) Trello
6 8 (1.08%) Office 365
7 7 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (0.67%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.40%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.27%) Serverless
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Service Cloud
11 1 (0.13%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (6.18%) Kerberos
2 13 (1.75%) Intranet
3 9 (1.21%) SSL
4 6 (0.81%) SMS
5 5 (0.67%) HTTP
6 4 (0.54%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.40%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.27%) DOCSIS
8 2 (0.27%) Network Security
8 2 (0.27%) SAN
8 2 (0.27%) SDH
8 2 (0.27%) WAN
9 1 (0.13%) AMQP
9 1 (0.13%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.13%) DNS
9 1 (0.13%) Firewall
9 1 (0.13%) LAN
9 1 (0.13%) Skype
9 1 (0.13%) VPN
9 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (25.94%) Big Data
2 124 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 124 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 81 (10.89%) HBase
3 81 (10.89%) SQL Server
4 58 (7.80%) NoSQL
5 47 (6.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 44 (5.91%) Relational Database
7 38 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
8 34 (4.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 32 (4.30%) IBM InfoSphere
10 31 (4.17%) Apache Hive
11 29 (3.90%) BusinessObjects
12 25 (3.36%) Oracle Database
13 22 (2.96%) MongoDB
14 20 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 19 (2.55%) Data Lake
16 18 (2.42%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 18 (2.42%) Geospatial Data
16 18 (2.42%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 37 (4.97%) JIRA
2 30 (4.03%) Cucumber
3 26 (3.49%) ERwin
4 15 (2.02%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.21%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.08%) PowerDesigner
6 8 (1.08%) Subversion
7 7 (0.94%) IntelliJ
8 6 (0.81%) GitLab
8 6 (0.81%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (0.54%) JMeter
10 4 (0.54%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.54%) Selenium
10 4 (0.54%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.40%) ProC
12 2 (0.27%) IBM UrbanCode
12 2 (0.27%) Toad
13 1 (0.13%) Hudson
General
1 143 (19.22%) Finance
2 81 (10.89%) Banking
3 73 (9.81%) Retail
4 32 (4.30%) Investment Banking
5 27 (3.63%) Marketing
6 19 (2.55%) Legal
7 18 (2.42%) Telecoms
8 16 (2.15%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.88%) Back Office
10 13 (1.75%) Front Office
11 9 (1.21%) Publishing
12 7 (0.94%) Advertising
13 5 (0.67%) Electronics
13 5 (0.67%) French Language
13 5 (0.67%) Local Government
14 4 (0.54%) Games
14 4 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.54%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.40%) Law
16 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 412 (55.38%) Architect
2 288 (38.71%) Data Architect
3 99 (13.31%) Developer
4 88 (11.83%) Analyst
5 52 (6.99%) Solutions Architect
6 47 (6.32%) Data Engineer
7 41 (5.51%) Data Analyst
8 36 (4.84%) Business Analyst
9 32 (4.30%) Big Data Architect
10 30 (4.03%) Enterprise Architect
10 30 (4.03%) Technical Architect
11 27 (3.63%) Senior Developer
12 25 (3.36%) Big Data Engineer
12 25 (3.36%) Java Developer
12 25 (3.36%) SQL Developer
13 23 (3.09%) Big Data Developer
13 23 (3.09%) Lead Architect
13 23 (3.09%) Senior Architect
14 21 (2.82%) Consultant
15 20 (2.69%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (8.74%) Kafka
2 58 (7.80%) REST
3 53 (7.12%) XML
4 42 (5.65%) Spring
5 38 (5.11%) JSON
6 35 (4.70%) Spring Boot
7 32 (4.30%) Drools
8 24 (3.23%) Middleware
9 23 (3.09%) Web Services
10 17 (2.28%) .NET
11 15 (2.02%) Apache Camel
11 15 (2.02%) TinkerPop
12 14 (1.88%) JDBC
12 14 (1.88%) SOAP
13 13 (1.75%) XSD
14 9 (1.21%) HTML
15 8 (1.08%) RESTful
16 7 (0.94%) Akka
16 7 (0.94%) CSS
16 7 (0.94%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 89 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (7.12%) Data Structures
3 51 (6.85%) Management Information System
4 43 (5.78%) Reference Data
5 25 (3.36%) Algorithms
6 21 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (2.69%) Computer Science
8 18 (2.42%) Taxonomies
9 11 (1.48%) Fixed Income
10 10 (1.34%) Data Centre
10 10 (1.34%) NHS
11 9 (1.21%) Reinsurance
12 8 (1.08%) Market Risk
13 6 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (0.67%) Equities
14 5 (0.67%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.67%) User Experience
15 4 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
15 4 (0.54%) N-Tier
15 4 (0.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (3.49%) Unix
2 23 (3.09%) Linux
3 8 (1.08%) Windows
4 4 (0.54%) AIX
4 4 (0.54%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.40%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.13%) Android
6 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (42.74%) Data Modelling
2 200 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
3 182 (24.46%) Data Management
4 157 (21.10%) ETL
5 146 (19.62%) Business Intelligence
6 131 (17.61%) Migration
7 118 (15.86%) Analytics
8 108 (14.52%) Data Analysis
9 92 (12.37%) Data Governance
9 92 (12.37%) Data Migration
10 86 (11.56%) Data Integration
11 85 (11.42%) TOGAF
12 84 (11.29%) Master Data Management
13 69 (9.27%) Data Strategy
14 67 (9.01%) Logical Data Model
15 64 (8.60%) Scrum
16 63 (8.47%) Data Mapping
17 54 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
18 48 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
19 46 (6.18%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 212 (28.49%) SQL
2 114 (15.32%) Java
3 72 (9.68%) Python
4 43 (5.78%) Scala
5 42 (5.65%) JavaScript
6 41 (5.51%) PL/SQL
7 26 (3.49%) Shell Script
8 21 (2.82%) T-SQL
9 19 (2.55%) R
10 16 (2.15%) C
11 15 (2.02%) Gremlin
12 13 (1.75%) C#
13 11 (1.48%) C++
14 10 (1.34%) MATLAB
15 8 (1.08%) PHP
16 6 (0.81%) PowerShell
17 5 (0.67%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.67%) Ruby
17 5 (0.67%) SAS Macro
18 4 (0.54%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 97 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 59 (7.93%) SC Cleared
3 46 (6.18%) Degree
4 19 (2.55%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (0.94%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.40%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.27%) MCSD
10 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.13%) MCSE
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 1 (0.13%) OCP
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (16.80%) Data Quality
2 42 (5.65%) GDPR
3 30 (4.03%) QA
4 11 (1.48%) MiFID
5 6 (0.81%) HL7
6 4 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.54%) EMIR
6 4 (0.54%) GCP
7 3 (0.40%) COBIT
7 3 (0.40%) PMO
8 2 (0.27%) IFRS
8 2 (0.27%) SEPA
9 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (7.53%) HDFS
2 34 (4.57%) Docker
3 21 (2.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 14 (1.88%) Active Directory
5 13 (1.75%) Apache Flume
6 9 (1.21%) Oracle Clusterware
6 9 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.13%) Firmware
10 1 (0.13%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.13%) OpenDJ
10 1 (0.13%) Varnish
10 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (3.36%) Ansible
2 22 (2.96%) Kubernetes
3 18 (2.42%) Terraform
4 9 (1.21%) Data Guard
4 9 (1.21%) Oracle Flashback
4 9 (1.21%) Oracle RMAN
5 7 (0.94%) Ambari
5 7 (0.94%) SCCM
6 5 (0.67%) Puppet
7 4 (0.54%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (0.54%) Oozie
8 3 (0.40%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.40%) AppDNA
8 3 (0.40%) SCOM
9 1 (0.13%) MOM
9 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle EDQ
9 1 (0.13%) Rsyslog
9 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 158 (21.24%) Oracle
2 97 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 58 (7.80%) IBM
4 33 (4.44%) Informatica
5 31 (4.17%) SAP
6 29 (3.90%) Tableau
7 24 (3.23%) Hortonworks
8 18 (2.42%) Cloudera
8 18 (2.42%) JDA
9 16 (2.15%) Google
9 16 (2.15%) Teradata
10 15 (2.02%) Talend
11 14 (1.88%) Ab Initio
12 10 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (1.34%) Workday
13 9 (1.21%) CA
14 8 (1.08%) Cognos
15 6 (0.81%) Citrix
15 6 (0.81%) VMware
16 4 (0.54%) Cisco