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 27 June 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.

Data Architecture
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 103 87
Rank change year-on-year +19 -16  
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.36% 0.056% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.068% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £675 £675 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +35.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 - -

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 1115 1476 1148
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 79.70% 82.60% 76.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 889 686
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 33
Median hourly rate £29.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.33 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 5 (55.56%) SAP
1 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
3 3 (33.33%) SAP Retail
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (33.33%) Data Flow Diagram
3 3 (33.33%) SAP MDG
3 3 (33.33%) IT Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) GDPR
4 2 (22.22%) Data Governance
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) SAS
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) Conceptual Models
5 1 (11.11%) Data Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) SQL

Data Architecture
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SAP MDG
1 3 (33.33%) SAP Retail
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Architect
1 7 (77.78%) Data Architect
2 4 (44.44%) SAP Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Data Flow Diagram
2 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 3 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (22.22%) Data Governance
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Conceptual Models
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Data Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) GDPR
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) SAP