Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 171 212
Rank change year-on-year -4 +41 -28
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 47 38 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.77% 0.66% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.80% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 36 17
North West median daily rate £469 £610 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.16% +16.19% -4.11%
10th Percentile £328 £472 £441
90th Percentile £629 £755 £698
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £65.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +261.11% +2.86% -

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 5,171 4,731 6,278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 84.47% 82.55% 83.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,274 2,899 3,907
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £544 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 202 195
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £35.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.43% +29.63% -1.82%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.75 £12.35
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.42 £54.64
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.48 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.43% -0.09% +8.60%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -14 22 £550 -9.47% 1
Cheshire -1 11 £431 +1.47% 6
Lancashire -4 10 £458 -25.00% 1
Merseyside +13 4 £400 -21.95%
Data Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 23 (48.94%) SQL
1 23 (48.94%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (40.43%) Data Modelling
3 18 (38.30%) Finance
4 17 (36.17%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (36.17%) Analytics
5 16 (34.04%) Big Data
5 16 (34.04%) Data Integration
6 15 (31.91%) BusinessObjects
6 15 (31.91%) Data Quality
7 14 (29.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (27.66%) ETL
9 12 (25.53%) Data Governance
9 12 (25.53%) Hadoop
9 12 (25.53%) Data Strategy
10 11 (23.40%) Informatica
11 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
11 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
11 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (21.28%) Data Management
11 10 (21.28%) Apache Hive
11 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (19.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 9 (19.15%) Metadata Management
12 9 (19.15%) MongoDB
12 9 (19.15%) Tableau
12 9 (19.15%) Oracle
12 9 (19.15%) ERwin
12 9 (19.15%) Management Information System
13 8 (17.02%) Shell Script

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 (17.02%) SAS
2 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.38%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.51%) Trello
3 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.26%) Google Drive
3 2 (4.26%) IaaS
3 2 (4.26%) PaaS
3 2 (4.26%) SaaS
4 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.17%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (34.04%) Big Data
3 15 (31.91%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (25.53%) Hadoop
5 10 (21.28%) Apache Hive
5 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
6 9 (19.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 9 (19.15%) MongoDB
7 8 (17.02%) HBase
7 8 (17.02%) Pentaho
7 8 (17.02%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (14.89%) Data Lake
9 6 (12.77%) Data Mining
10 5 (10.64%) Geospatial Data
11 4 (8.51%) Power BI
11 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
12 2 (4.26%) Cloudera CDH
12 2 (4.26%) Impala
12 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
12 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) ERwin
2 3 (6.38%) JIRA
General
1 18 (38.30%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Legal
3 3 (6.38%) Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (57.45%) Architect
2 20 (42.55%) Data Architect
3 8 (17.02%) Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Data Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Information Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Data Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Information Security Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Security Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Data Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Data Migration Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Data Scientist
7 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Migration Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Data Scientist
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) XML
2 2 (4.26%) Pandas
2 2 (4.26%) scikit-learn
3 1 (2.13%) .NET
3 1 (2.13%) CSS
3 1 (2.13%) CSS3
3 1 (2.13%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.13%) HTML
3 1 (2.13%) HTML5
3 1 (2.13%) Kafka
3 1 (2.13%) MDX
3 1 (2.13%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (2.13%) Node.js
3 1 (2.13%) React
3 1 (2.13%) REST
3 1 (2.13%) Sass
3 1 (2.13%) Swagger
3 1 (2.13%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (19.15%) Management Information System
3 7 (14.89%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (8.51%) Reference Data
5 3 (6.38%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) Robotics
6 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Unix
2 1 (2.13%) CentOS
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (40.43%) Data Modelling
3 17 (36.17%) Analytics
4 16 (34.04%) Data Integration
5 14 (29.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (27.66%) ETL
7 12 (25.53%) Data Governance
7 12 (25.53%) Data Strategy
8 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (21.28%) Data Management
9 9 (19.15%) Metadata Management
10 8 (17.02%) Data Security
10 8 (17.02%) Data Visualisation
10 8 (17.02%) Migration
10 8 (17.02%) Open Source
10 8 (17.02%) Reverse Engineering
10 8 (17.02%) Visualisation
11 7 (14.89%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (14.89%) SFIA
12 6 (12.77%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) SQL
2 8 (17.02%) Shell Script
3 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.38%) Python
5 1 (2.13%) C
5 1 (2.13%) C#
5 1 (2.13%) C++
5 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) CISM
3 1 (2.13%) CISSP
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (31.91%) Data Quality
2 6 (12.77%) QA
3 2 (4.26%) GDPR
3 2 (4.26%) PMO
4 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) MIIS
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Informatica
2 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
3 9 (19.15%) Oracle
3 9 (19.15%) Tableau
4 8 (17.02%) CA
5 4 (8.51%) SAP
6 2 (4.26%) Google
6 2 (4.26%) Talend
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco
7 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.13%) Symantec
7 1 (2.13%) VMware