Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 196 200
Rank change year-on-year +58 +4 -47
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 63 28 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.10% 0.41% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 0.49% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 21 27
North West median daily rate £610 £600 £610
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.67% -1.64% +34.07%
10th Percentile £442 £425 £456
90th Percentile £748 £738 £670
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North West median hourly rate £53.00 - -
England median hourly rate £53.75 - £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 4662 5717 6933
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.28% 83.84% 81.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2977 3683 4206
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £586 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 166 282
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +69.56%
10th Percentile £11.60 £12.13 £12.37
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +52 34 £603 +23.59% 1
Merseyside +8 10 £513 +2.50%
Lancashire - 8 £610 -
Cheshire -2 4 £300 -52.94%
Data Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 North West region with a requirement for Data Architecture.

1 45 (71.43%) Data Modelling
2 33 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (49.21%) Data Governance
4 30 (47.62%) Data Management
5 26 (41.27%) Data Quality
6 24 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (36.51%) ETL
8 21 (33.33%) Migration
9 20 (31.75%) Big Data
10 19 (30.16%) Microsoft
11 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (25.40%) SQL
12 16 (25.40%) Data Migration
12 16 (25.40%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (25.40%) Data Strategy
13 15 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
13 15 (23.81%) Information Architecture
13 15 (23.81%) SharePoint
13 15 (23.81%) Management Information System
14 14 (22.22%) Analytics
15 13 (20.63%) Hadoop
16 12 (19.05%) Data Integration
16 12 (19.05%) Intranet
17 10 (15.87%) SAS
17 10 (15.87%) Oracle
17 10 (15.87%) Analytical Thinking
18 9 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
18 9 (14.29%) Finance
18 9 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
18 9 (14.29%) Apache Hive

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 15 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 10 (15.87%) SAS
3 4 (6.35%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.59%) Apache
4 1 (1.59%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.76%) Slack
2 3 (4.76%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.05%) Intranet
2 1 (1.59%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (31.75%) Big Data
3 13 (20.63%) Hadoop
4 9 (14.29%) Apache Hive
4 9 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (12.70%) Data Lake
6 7 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 7 (11.11%) HBase
6 7 (11.11%) MongoDB
6 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (9.52%) Pentaho
7 6 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
9 3 (4.76%) Data Mining
9 3 (4.76%) Geospatial Data
9 3 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (3.17%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (3.17%) PowerCenter
10 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) ERwin
General
1 9 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Retail
3 3 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (87.30%) Architect
2 41 (65.08%) Data Architect
3 11 (17.46%) Information Architect
4 6 (9.52%) Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Data Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Lead Architect
4 6 (9.52%) Lead Data Architect
5 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Data Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.17%) SAP Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Data Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.17%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) jQuery
2 3 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (1.59%) Drools
3 1 (1.59%) JSON
3 1 (1.59%) Kafka
3 1 (1.59%) REST
3 1 (1.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (23.81%) Management Information System
3 8 (12.70%) Taxonomies
4 7 (11.11%) Reference Data
4 7 (11.11%) User Experience
5 6 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (6.35%) Data Structures
7 3 (4.76%) CMDB
7 3 (4.76%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.59%) Clustering
8 1 (1.59%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (71.43%) Data Modelling
2 33 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (49.21%) Data Governance
4 30 (47.62%) Data Management
5 23 (36.51%) ETL
6 21 (33.33%) Migration
7 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (25.40%) Data Migration
8 16 (25.40%) Data Strategy
9 15 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
9 15 (23.81%) Information Architecture
10 14 (22.22%) Analytics
11 12 (19.05%) Data Integration
12 10 (15.87%) Analytical Thinking
13 9 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
14 8 (12.70%) CRM
14 8 (12.70%) Data Security
14 8 (12.70%) Logical Data Model
14 8 (12.70%) Open Source
14 8 (12.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.40%) SQL
2 6 (9.52%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.59%) Java
4 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.59%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (41.27%) Data Quality
2 6 (9.52%) QA
3 4 (6.35%) GDPR
4 2 (3.17%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) SCCM
1 3 (4.76%) SCOM
2 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (30.16%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.87%) Oracle
3 8 (12.70%) Informatica
4 6 (9.52%) CA
4 6 (9.52%) Tableau
5 4 (6.35%) SAP
6 3 (4.76%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.59%) Cisco
7 1 (1.59%) Cognos
7 1 (1.59%) Teradata