Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 145 196
Rank change year-on-year -33 +51 +15
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 41 63 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.69% 1.11% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.34% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 55 21
North West median daily rate £463 £610 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.18% +1.67% -1.64%
10th Percentile £313 £442 £425
90th Percentile £788 £748 £738
England median daily rate £539 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -2.05% - +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
North West median hourly rate £42.38 £53.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.04% - -
England median hourly rate £26.00 £53.75 -
% change year-on-year -51.63% - -

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 4,950 4,686 5,770
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.87% 82.27% 85.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,142 2,988 3,709
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £586 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 209 175
North West median hourly rate £21.76 £28.00 £21.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.29% +33.05% -30.20%
10th Percentile £11.38 £11.69 £11.35
90th Percentile £51.05 £52.40 £53.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.17% +4.55%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -36 13 £510 -15.35% 6
Lancashire -15 11 £633 +3.69% 1
Cheshire 0 9 £413 +37.50% 2
Merseyside -2 8 £363 -29.27%
Data Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 18 (43.90%) Data Modelling
2 17 (41.46%) ETL
2 17 (41.46%) SQL
3 16 (39.02%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (39.02%) Big Data
4 13 (31.71%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (29.27%) Analytics
6 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
6 11 (26.83%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
7 9 (21.95%) Data Integration
8 8 (19.51%) Data Structures
8 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
8 8 (19.51%) Apache Hive
8 8 (19.51%) Data Quality
8 8 (19.51%) Data Analysis
9 7 (17.07%) Finance
9 7 (17.07%) Data Mining
9 7 (17.07%) Data Governance
9 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (17.07%) Hadoop
9 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (14.63%) Apache Spark
10 6 (14.63%) Power BI
10 6 (14.63%) Data Lake
10 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
10 6 (14.63%) Tableau
10 6 (14.63%) Machine Learning
11 5 (12.20%) SAP
11 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management

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 6 (14.63%) Apache Spark
2 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.88%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.76%) Trello
3 2 (4.88%) Google Drive
4 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.44%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Firewall
1 1 (2.44%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) Big Data
2 13 (31.71%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (26.83%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
5 8 (19.51%) Apache Hive
6 7 (17.07%) Data Mining
6 7 (17.07%) Hadoop
7 6 (14.63%) Data Lake
7 6 (14.63%) Power BI
8 5 (12.20%) Cloudera CDH
8 5 (12.20%) Geospatial Data
8 5 (12.20%) Impala
8 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
9 3 (7.32%) Apache Kudu
9 3 (7.32%) HBase
9 3 (7.32%) Parquet
9 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (7.32%) QlikView
9 3 (7.32%) Sqoop
10 2 (4.88%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) ERwin
1 3 (7.32%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) RStudio
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Architect
2 10 (24.39%) Data Architect
3 9 (21.95%) Data Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Data Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Information Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Big Data Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Information Security Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Lead Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Lead Data Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Security Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Data Scientist
8 2 (4.88%) Developer
8 2 (4.88%) ETL Developer
8 2 (4.88%) PMO Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Data Scientist
8 2 (4.88%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) XML
2 3 (7.32%) Apache Avro
3 2 (4.88%) Pandas
3 2 (4.88%) scikit-learn
4 1 (2.44%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (2.44%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Data Structures
2 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.32%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
1 2 (4.88%) Unix
2 1 (2.44%) CentOS
2 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Data Modelling
2 17 (41.46%) ETL
3 16 (39.02%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (29.27%) Analytics
5 9 (21.95%) Data Integration
6 8 (19.51%) Data Analysis
7 7 (17.07%) Data Governance
8 6 (14.63%) Machine Learning
9 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (12.20%) Data Analytics
9 5 (12.20%) Data Science
9 5 (12.20%) Dimensional Modelling
9 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (12.20%) Statistics
10 4 (9.76%) Data Cleansing
10 4 (9.76%) Data Strategy
10 4 (9.76%) Master Data Management
10 4 (9.76%) Migration
10 4 (9.76%) Quality Management
10 4 (9.76%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.88%) Python
3 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.44%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.88%) PMO
2 2 (4.88%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) HDFS
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Oozie
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) Tableau
3 5 (12.20%) SAP
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle
4 4 (9.76%) Talend
5 3 (7.32%) Cloudera
5 3 (7.32%) Informatica
6 2 (4.88%) CA
6 2 (4.88%) Google
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco
7 1 (2.44%) Hortonworks
7 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.44%) VMware