The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Architecture
North West / Manchester
Rank 87 98 86
Rank change year-on-year +11 -12  
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 5 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.38% 0.17% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.20% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £700 £513 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.58% -6.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.50

Data Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1072 1486 1253
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.97% 83.34% 77.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 899 674
Median daily rate £388 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 24
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.14% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.10 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Data Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Data Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Architecture in Manchester

Data Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Architecture in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architecture in Manchester

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Data Architecture.

1 10 (62.50%) Data Modelling
2 7 (43.75%) SAP
2 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (43.75%) Data Governance
2 7 (43.75%) Data Quality
3 5 (31.25%) Tableau
4 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (25.00%) Data Flow Diagram
4 4 (25.00%) SAP MDG
4 4 (25.00%) IT Strategy
4 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (25.00%) ETL
4 4 (25.00%) CRM
4 4 (25.00%) Finance
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Retail
4 4 (25.00%) Data Management
4 4 (25.00%) SAP Retail
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (18.75%) Informatica
5 3 (18.75%) Data Structures
6 2 (12.50%) Big Data
6 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (6.25%) SOA
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
7 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Data Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) SAP MDG
1 4 (25.00%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Big Data
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Architect
2 9 (56.25%) Data Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Data Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Management Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) SAP Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Domain Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SOA Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Data Modelling
2 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (43.75%) Data Governance
3 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (25.00%) CRM
3 4 (25.00%) Data Flow Diagram
3 4 (25.00%) Data Management
3 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (25.00%) ETL
3 4 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.25%) Master Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
5 1 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (6.25%) User Stories
5 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.25%) GDPR
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) SAP
2 5 (31.25%) Tableau
3 3 (18.75%) Informatica
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft