Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 179 209
Rank change year-on-year -3 +30 -35
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 38 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.65% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.40% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 16
North West median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £399 £366 £419
90th Percentile £700 £700 £725
England median daily rate £575 £550 £530
% change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £75.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +316.67% +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 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 4,979 4,528 6,404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 85.68% 83.57% 83.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,128 2,794 3,903
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £241 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £556
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 200 232
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £35.50 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.87% +19.33% +32.22%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.55 £49.58
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +8.70% +8.75%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -12 23 £550 +22.22% 2
Lancashire +1 7 £433 -13.59% 1
Cheshire -10 4 £425 -12.82%
Merseyside +21 3 £400 -33.33% 2
Data Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (52.63%) Data Modelling
2 15 (39.47%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (39.47%) SQL
2 15 (39.47%) Data Governance
3 14 (36.84%) Data Strategy
3 14 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (34.21%) ETL
4 13 (34.21%) Data Quality
4 13 (34.21%) Analytics
5 12 (31.58%) Big Data
5 12 (31.58%) Finance
5 12 (31.58%) Hadoop
6 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (26.32%) Data Management
7 10 (26.32%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (26.32%) Apache Hive
8 9 (23.68%) MongoDB
8 9 (23.68%) Metadata Management
8 9 (23.68%) Informatica
8 9 (23.68%) Management Information System
8 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (23.68%) Open Source
9 8 (21.05%) Data Integration
9 8 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (21.05%) SAS
9 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
9 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 8 (21.05%) HBase
10 7 (18.42%) Data Visualisation
10 7 (18.42%) Tableau

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 8 (21.05%) SAS
2 3 (7.89%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) IaaS
2 2 (5.26%) PaaS
2 2 (5.26%) SaaS
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.63%) Serverless
3 1 (2.63%) Slack
3 1 (2.63%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) HTTP
1 3 (7.89%) SSL
1 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (31.58%) Big Data
2 12 (31.58%) Hadoop
3 10 (26.32%) Apache Hive
3 10 (26.32%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (23.68%) MongoDB
5 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 8 (21.05%) HBase
5 8 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
6 7 (18.42%) Pentaho
7 6 (15.79%) Data Lake
8 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
9 2 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
9 2 (5.26%) Power BI
10 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
10 1 (2.63%) MySQL
10 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
10 1 (2.63%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) ERwin
2 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.89%) Subversion
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Legal
3 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.26%) Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (68.42%) Architect
2 23 (60.53%) Data Architect
3 7 (18.42%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Data Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Data Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Data Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Data Migration Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Migration Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) SAP Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Automation Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Digital Architect
8 1 (2.63%) JavaScript Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) XML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Middleware
1 2 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) CSS
2 1 (2.63%) CSS3
2 1 (2.63%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) HTML5
2 1 (2.63%) Kafka
2 1 (2.63%) MDX
2 1 (2.63%) Node.js
2 1 (2.63%) React
2 1 (2.63%) REST
2 1 (2.63%) Sass
2 1 (2.63%) Swagger
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Management Information System
2 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.26%) Reference Data
3 2 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.63%) Robotics
4 1 (2.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Data Modelling
2 15 (39.47%) Data Governance
3 14 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (36.84%) Data Strategy
4 13 (34.21%) Analytics
4 13 (34.21%) ETL
5 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (26.32%) Data Management
7 9 (23.68%) Metadata Management
7 9 (23.68%) Open Source
7 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (21.05%) Data Integration
9 7 (18.42%) Coaching
9 7 (18.42%) Data Security
9 7 (18.42%) Data Visualisation
9 7 (18.42%) Performance Management
9 7 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (18.42%) Reverse Engineering
9 7 (18.42%) Visualisation
10 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) SQL
2 7 (18.42%) Shell Script
3 3 (7.89%) Java
3 3 (7.89%) Python
4 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) C
5 1 (2.63%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) C++
5 1 (2.63%) R
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby
5 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) CISM
3 1 (2.63%) CISSP
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (34.21%) Data Quality
2 5 (13.16%) QA
3 2 (5.26%) GDPR
4 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) MIIS
1 1 (2.63%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Informatica
2 7 (18.42%) CA
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) Tableau
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.53%) SAP
5 2 (5.26%) Talend
6 1 (2.63%) Google
6 1 (2.63%) Symantec