Period
to 16 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 349 348 343
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 +32
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 676 606 696
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.71% 0.69% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.81% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 393 485
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £413 £413 £385
90th Percentile £734 £713 £738
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
England median hourly rate £65.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +261.11% +2.86% -29.29%
10th Percentile £50.00 £18.00 £17.25
90th Percentile £113.00 £31.60 £17.75
UK median hourly rate £56.25 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +212.50% +2.86% -29.29%

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 81,268 74,362 85,742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.90% 85.06% 84.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,990 48,946 57,151
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £266
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,241 1,938 2,072
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +12.02%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.39 £11.72
90th Percentile £50.50 £51.50 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.00% - +16.28%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 -9 378 £600 +6.67% 54
South East -32 110 £550 +10.00% 20
North of England -5 78 £500 -8.26% 24
North West -9 45 £475 -13.64% 13
East of England +28 44 £550 -10.20% 5
South West +9 40 £525 -3.63% 4
Yorkshire -19 28 £518 -5.05% 7
Midlands -23 25 £450 -16.67% 7
West Midlands -7 20 £450 -13.88% 5
North East +3 5 £666 +18.36% 4
East Midlands -16 5 £363 -33.43% 2
Data Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 277 (40.98%) Data Modelling
2 214 (31.66%) Agile Software Development
3 197 (29.14%) Data Warehouse
4 190 (28.11%) Big Data
5 180 (26.63%) Finance
6 172 (25.44%) SQL
7 167 (24.70%) Data Management
8 155 (22.93%) Analytics
9 150 (22.19%) Business Intelligence
10 144 (21.30%) Data Quality
11 139 (20.56%) Data Governance
12 137 (20.27%) Hadoop
13 129 (19.08%) ETL
14 121 (17.90%) Migration
15 115 (17.01%) Data Integration
16 110 (16.27%) Analytical Skills
17 92 (13.61%) Oracle
18 86 (12.72%) NoSQL
19 85 (12.57%) SQL Server
20 84 (12.43%) Amazon AWS
21 83 (12.28%) Data Migration
22 81 (11.98%) Microsoft Azure
23 80 (11.83%) Security Cleared
23 80 (11.83%) Microsoft
24 78 (11.54%) Logical Data Model
25 73 (10.80%) Data Analysis
26 71 (10.50%) Data Strategy
27 70 (10.36%) Data Lake
28 69 (10.21%) Physical Data Model
28 69 (10.21%) Master Data Management

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 (9.76%) Apache Spark
2 37 (5.47%) SAS
3 28 (4.14%) Apache
4 26 (3.85%) Apache Pig
5 18 (2.66%) CMS
6 15 (2.22%) Apache Solr
7 10 (1.48%) Confluence
7 10 (1.48%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.59%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
12 2 (0.30%) Commerce Server
12 2 (0.30%) Documentum
12 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.30%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.30%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.30%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 23 (3.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.07%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.89%) Markit EDM
2 6 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.59%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.44%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.30%) Relativity
5 2 (0.30%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.30%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.15%) Revive Adserver
6 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 84 (12.43%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (11.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (3.40%) SaaS
4 18 (2.66%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (1.92%) Amazon EMR
5 13 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
5 13 (1.92%) Azure Data Factory
5 13 (1.92%) Office 365
5 13 (1.92%) Serverless
6 12 (1.78%) Amazon Kinesis
7 10 (1.48%) PaaS
8 8 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.89%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.89%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 5 (0.74%) IaaS
11 3 (0.44%) GitHub
11 3 (0.44%) Trello
12 2 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.33%) Kerberos
2 7 (1.04%) SMS
3 6 (0.89%) Skype
3 6 (0.89%) SSL
4 4 (0.59%) Firewall
4 4 (0.59%) HTTP
4 4 (0.59%) LAN
4 4 (0.59%) VPN
4 4 (0.59%) WAN
5 3 (0.44%) MPLS
5 3 (0.44%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (0.44%) VLAN
6 2 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.30%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.30%) SMTP
6 2 (0.30%) SNMP
6 2 (0.30%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.15%) DHCP
7 1 (0.15%) DNS
7 1 (0.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (29.14%) Data Warehouse
2 190 (28.11%) Big Data
3 137 (20.27%) Hadoop
4 86 (12.72%) NoSQL
5 85 (12.57%) SQL Server
6 70 (10.36%) Data Lake
7 59 (8.73%) Apache Hive
8 55 (8.14%) PostgreSQL
9 44 (6.51%) Relational Database
10 42 (6.21%) MongoDB
11 38 (5.62%) HBase
12 25 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
12 25 (3.70%) MySQL
12 25 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 24 (3.55%) Power BI
14 22 (3.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 19 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
15 19 (2.81%) OLAP
15 19 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 18 (2.66%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 46 (6.80%) ERwin
2 20 (2.96%) JIRA
3 17 (2.51%) Visual Studio
4 16 (2.37%) PowerDesigner
5 14 (2.07%) Git (software)
6 13 (1.92%) Jenkins
7 11 (1.63%) Cucumber
8 8 (1.18%) IntelliJ
8 8 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.89%) Subversion
10 5 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (0.59%) Rational Rose
12 3 (0.44%) Toad
13 2 (0.30%) Gerrit
13 2 (0.30%) GitLab
13 2 (0.30%) Hudson
13 2 (0.30%) Maven
13 2 (0.30%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.30%) XMLSpy
14 1 (0.15%) RStudio
General
1 180 (26.63%) Finance
2 47 (6.95%) Banking
3 38 (5.62%) Retail
4 32 (4.73%) Marketing
5 20 (2.96%) Legal
6 17 (2.51%) Law
7 14 (2.07%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.92%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.48%) Investment Banking
10 9 (1.33%) Games
10 9 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.33%) Publishing
11 6 (0.89%) Back Office
12 5 (0.74%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.74%) Front Office
13 4 (0.59%) Advertising
13 4 (0.59%) Automotive
13 4 (0.59%) Electronics
14 3 (0.44%) Digital Economy
15 2 (0.30%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 407 (60.21%) Architect
2 290 (42.90%) Data Architect
3 68 (10.06%) Solutions Architect
4 58 (8.58%) Developer
5 54 (7.99%) Analyst
6 39 (5.77%) Data Engineer
7 37 (5.47%) Enterprise Architect
8 31 (4.59%) Technical Architect
9 29 (4.29%) Data Analyst
10 27 (3.99%) Big Data Architect
11 26 (3.85%) Lead Architect
12 24 (3.55%) Enterprise Data Architect
12 24 (3.55%) Senior Architect
13 21 (3.11%) Cloud Architect
13 21 (3.11%) Data Manager
13 21 (3.11%) Data Modeller
14 19 (2.81%) Project Manager
15 18 (2.66%) Lead Data Architect
16 17 (2.51%) Information Architect
17 16 (2.37%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (5.92%) Kafka
2 34 (5.03%) XML
3 18 (2.66%) JSON
4 17 (2.51%) Middleware
4 17 (2.51%) REST
5 13 (1.92%) Web Services
5 13 (1.92%) XML Schema
6 11 (1.63%) HTML
7 10 (1.48%) Node.js
7 10 (1.48%) Spring
8 9 (1.33%) CSS
8 9 (1.33%) Drools
8 9 (1.33%) HTML5
8 9 (1.33%) RESTful
8 9 (1.33%) Spring Boot
8 9 (1.33%) XSD
9 8 (1.18%) Apache Camel
9 8 (1.18%) React
10 7 (1.04%) .NET
10 7 (1.04%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 110 (16.27%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (9.02%) Reference Data
3 30 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 20 (2.96%) Data Structures
5 17 (2.51%) Taxonomies
6 16 (2.37%) Algorithms
7 15 (2.22%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (1.92%) Mainframe
9 10 (1.48%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (1.04%) EPoS
11 7 (1.04%) Equities
11 7 (1.04%) NHS
12 6 (0.89%) Replication
12 6 (0.89%) User Experience
12 6 (0.89%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.74%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (3.99%) Linux
2 26 (3.85%) Unix
3 17 (2.51%) Windows
4 10 (1.48%) Windows 10
5 6 (0.89%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.30%) Android
6 2 (0.30%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.30%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.15%) CentOS
7 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (40.98%) Data Modelling
2 214 (31.66%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (24.70%) Data Management
4 155 (22.93%) Analytics
5 150 (22.19%) Business Intelligence
6 139 (20.56%) Data Governance
7 129 (19.08%) ETL
8 121 (17.90%) Migration
9 115 (17.01%) Data Integration
10 83 (12.28%) Data Migration
11 78 (11.54%) Logical Data Model
12 73 (10.80%) Data Analysis
13 71 (10.50%) Data Strategy
14 69 (10.21%) Master Data Management
14 69 (10.21%) Physical Data Model
15 64 (9.47%) Visualisation
16 63 (9.32%) Enterprise Architecture
17 62 (9.17%) TOGAF
18 60 (8.88%) Metadata Management
19 57 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 172 (25.44%) SQL
2 66 (9.76%) Python
3 63 (9.32%) Java
4 31 (4.59%) JavaScript
5 22 (3.25%) R
6 19 (2.81%) Scala
7 14 (2.07%) C#
8 13 (1.92%) PL/SQL
8 13 (1.92%) T-SQL
9 12 (1.78%) C
9 12 (1.78%) Natural
10 11 (1.63%) Shell Script
11 9 (1.33%) Java 8
11 9 (1.33%) Ruby
12 8 (1.18%) VBA
13 7 (1.04%) C++
14 6 (0.89%) ES6
14 6 (0.89%) Go
14 6 (0.89%) MATLAB
15 5 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 80 (11.83%) Security Cleared
2 54 (7.99%) SC Cleared
3 35 (5.18%) Degree
4 11 (1.63%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.48%) TOGAF Certification
6 7 (1.04%) DBS Check
7 6 (0.89%) CISM
7 6 (0.89%) CISSP
8 5 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.59%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 3 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.30%) MCSE
12 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.15%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.15%) PhD
12 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (21.30%) Data Quality
2 38 (5.62%) GDPR
3 14 (2.07%) QA
4 7 (1.04%) GCP
5 5 (0.74%) PMO
6 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.30%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.15%) GAAP
8 1 (0.15%) HL7
8 1 (0.15%) IFRS
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.15%) MiFID
8 1 (0.15%) SEPA
8 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (2.96%) Apache Flume
2 14 (2.07%) Docker
2 14 (2.07%) HDFS
3 9 (1.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.59%) XenApp
5 4 (0.59%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.44%) VMware NSX
6 3 (0.44%) vSphere
7 2 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 22 (3.25%) Terraform
2 20 (2.96%) Oozie
3 12 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.78%) Puppet
4 9 (1.33%) Ansible
5 8 (1.18%) Kubernetes
6 7 (1.04%) Consul
6 7 (1.04%) Packer
6 7 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.59%) MIIS
7 4 (0.59%) SCCM
8 3 (0.44%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.44%) vRealize
9 1 (0.15%) Grafana
9 1 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.15%) Kibana
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.15%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 92 (13.61%) Oracle
2 80 (11.83%) Microsoft
3 37 (5.47%) Informatica
4 34 (5.03%) SAP
5 29 (4.29%) Tableau
5 29 (4.29%) Talend
6 21 (3.11%) Alteryx
6 21 (3.11%) Google
7 17 (2.51%) IBM
8 13 (1.92%) TIBCO
9 12 (1.78%) Ab Initio
9 12 (1.78%) Cloudera
9 12 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (1.78%) Software AG
10 11 (1.63%) CA
11 9 (1.33%) Teradata
12 8 (1.18%) Citrix
13 7 (1.04%) Cisco
13 7 (1.04%) MuleSoft
14 6 (0.89%) VMware