Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 February 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
England > North West
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 184 212
Rank change year-on-year +28 +28 -49
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 44 30 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.83% 0.51% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.61% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 16
North West median daily rate £610 £538 £606
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.49% -11.34% +34.72%
10th Percentile £320 £369 £433
90th Percentile £692 £700 £731
England median daily rate £561 £550 £510
% change year-on-year +1.91% +7.84% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North West median hourly rate £53.00 - -
England 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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,440 4,941 6,742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.36% 84.25% 81.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,863 3,200 4,124
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £257 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 166 287
North West median hourly rate £23.17 £27.12 £30.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.56% -10.04% +50.75%
10th Percentile £11.72 £12.88 £13.00
90th Percentile £55.75 £51.50 £50.80
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +17.50%

Data Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Data Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Data Architecture in the North West

Data Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architecture in the North West

Data Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architecture in the North West over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Architecture in the North West

Data Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architecture in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Architecture in the North West

Data Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 19 February 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
Manchester +17 27 £615 +36.67% 3
Lancashire +16 6 £610 +21.88% 1
Cheshire -5 5 £325 -45.83% 1
Merseyside +12 2 £613 +22.50%
Data Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 North West region with a requirement for Data Architecture.

1 29 (65.91%) Data Modelling
2 21 (47.73%) Data Governance
3 20 (45.45%) Data Quality
3 20 (45.45%) ETL
4 17 (38.64%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (36.36%) Data Management
6 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (34.09%) Big Data
7 13 (29.55%) Migration
7 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
8 12 (27.27%) SQL
8 12 (27.27%) Data Strategy
9 11 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (22.73%) SharePoint
10 10 (22.73%) Information Architecture
11 9 (20.45%) Hadoop
11 9 (20.45%) Scrum
12 8 (18.18%) Data Analysis
12 8 (18.18%) Data Migration
12 8 (18.18%) Analytics
12 8 (18.18%) Master Data Management
13 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (15.91%) Reference Data
13 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
14 6 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (13.64%) Intranet
14 6 (13.64%) Data Integration
14 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (13.64%) Apache Hive
15 5 (11.36%) Open Source

Data Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 10 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.09%) SAS
3 3 (6.82%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.09%) Slack
1 4 (9.09%) Trello
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Intranet
2 3 (6.82%) HTTP
2 3 (6.82%) SSL
2 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) Big Data
2 11 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (20.45%) Hadoop
4 6 (13.64%) Apache Hive
4 6 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (9.09%) Data Mining
6 4 (9.09%) Geospatial Data
6 4 (9.09%) MongoDB
7 3 (6.82%) Data Lake
7 3 (6.82%) HBase
7 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (4.55%) Pentaho
8 2 (4.55%) PowerCenter
8 2 (4.55%) SAP BW
8 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.82%) Subversion
2 2 (4.55%) ERwin
General
1 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (79.55%) Architect
2 26 (59.09%) Data Architect
3 6 (13.64%) Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Data Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Information Architect
3 6 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Data Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Lead Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Lead Data Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Domain Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Data Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Data Steward
7 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Data Architect
7 1 (2.27%) ETL Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) XML
2 4 (9.09%) jQuery
3 2 (4.55%) Middleware
4 1 (2.27%) JSON
4 1 (2.27%) REST
4 1 (2.27%) SOAP
4 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
1 7 (15.91%) Reference Data
2 5 (11.36%) Taxonomies
3 3 (6.82%) CMDB
3 3 (6.82%) Data Structures
3 3 (6.82%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.27%) iPad
5 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) Data Modelling
2 21 (47.73%) Data Governance
3 20 (45.45%) ETL
4 17 (38.64%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (36.36%) Data Management
6 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (29.55%) Migration
8 12 (27.27%) Data Strategy
9 10 (22.73%) Information Architecture
10 9 (20.45%) Scrum
11 8 (18.18%) Analytics
11 8 (18.18%) Data Analysis
11 8 (18.18%) Data Migration
11 8 (18.18%) Master Data Management
12 6 (13.64%) Data Integration
13 5 (11.36%) Analytical Thinking
13 5 (11.36%) Data Cleansing
13 5 (11.36%) Open Source
14 4 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 4 (9.09%) Reference Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.82%) Java
4 2 (4.55%) Python
4 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.27%) R
5 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (45.45%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.55%) COBIT
2 2 (4.55%) GDPR
2 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Apache Flume
1 1 (2.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) SCCM
1 3 (6.82%) SCOM
2 1 (2.27%) Oozie
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle
3 4 (9.09%) Informatica
4 3 (6.82%) SAP
4 3 (6.82%) SolarWinds
5 2 (4.55%) CA
5 2 (4.55%) Tableau
6 1 (2.27%) Google