Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 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 > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 158 190
Rank change year-on-year +10 +32 -39
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 48 45 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.85% 0.78% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.98% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 30 18
South West median daily rate £550 £450 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -21.74% +8.24%
10th Percentile £466 £330 £428
90th Percentile £697 £676 £646
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
South West median hourly rate £54.50 - -
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 South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4609 4587 5154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.29% 79.94% 79.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2912 3091 3490
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £240 £255
90th Percentile £556 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 270 256
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +47.17%
10th Percentile £12.19 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.60
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Data Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architecture in the South West

Data Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architecture in the South West

Data Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architecture in the South West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Architecture in the South West

Data Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Architecture in the South West

Data Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architecture in the South West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Architecture in the South West

Data Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 22 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
Wiltshire -4 21 £550 -3.08%
Bristol -7 13 £590 +47.50% 3
Gloucestershire +26 9 £700 +12.00%
Somerset - 3 £501 - 1
Dorset +4 1 £500 +5.26%
Devon - 1 £650 - 1
Data Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South West region with a requirement for Data Architecture.

1 24 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 16 (33.33%) Finance
5 15 (31.25%) TOGAF
6 13 (27.08%) ETL
6 13 (27.08%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (22.92%) Data Integration
7 11 (22.92%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (18.75%) XML
9 9 (18.75%) XSD
9 9 (18.75%) SQL
9 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (18.75%) Big Data
9 9 (18.75%) Data Strategy
10 8 (16.67%) Data Quality
10 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 8 (16.67%) Waterfall
10 8 (16.67%) Data Management
11 7 (14.58%) Scrum
11 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
11 7 (14.58%) SAP
11 7 (14.58%) Reference Data
11 7 (14.58%) REST
11 7 (14.58%) Logical Data Model
12 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
12 6 (12.50%) Web Services
12 6 (12.50%) Oracle
12 6 (12.50%) SQL Server

Data Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 5 (10.42%) SAS
2 4 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 4 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.25%) Apache Spark
3 3 (6.25%) Confluence
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) SPSS
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) GitHub
2 1 (2.08%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.08%) DNS
2 1 (2.08%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) Intranet
2 1 (2.08%) LAN
2 1 (2.08%) SAN
2 1 (2.08%) SMS
2 1 (2.08%) SSL
2 1 (2.08%) VPN
2 1 (2.08%) WAN
2 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (18.75%) Big Data
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.50%) Star Schema
4 5 (10.42%) Hadoop
4 5 (10.42%) Snowflake Schema
5 4 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 4 (8.33%) HBase
5 4 (8.33%) IBM InfoSphere
5 4 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (6.25%) Base SAS
6 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (4.17%) Apache Hive
7 2 (4.17%) Neo4j
7 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
7 2 (4.17%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) JMeter
1 4 (8.33%) LoadRunner
1 4 (8.33%) Selenium
1 4 (8.33%) SoapUI
2 3 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.08%) ERwin
3 1 (2.08%) GitLab
3 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.33%) Electronics
3 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.33%) Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Military
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (70.83%) Architect
2 20 (41.67%) Data Architect
3 9 (18.75%) Senior Architect
3 9 (18.75%) Senior Data Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Developer
6 4 (8.33%) C++ Developer
6 4 (8.33%) C++/Java Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 4 (8.33%) TOGAF Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 3 (6.25%) DBA
8 2 (4.17%) Big Data Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Business Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Cassandra DBA
8 2 (4.17%) Data Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Payments Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) XML
1 9 (18.75%) XSD
2 7 (14.58%) REST
3 6 (12.50%) Web Services
4 5 (10.42%) WSDL
5 4 (8.33%) JSON
5 4 (8.33%) SOAP
6 1 (2.08%) CSS
6 1 (2.08%) Drools
6 1 (2.08%) HTML
6 1 (2.08%) Kafka
6 1 (2.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.58%) Reference Data
3 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.33%) Data Structures
5 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.25%) Replication
6 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (4.17%) NHS
7 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (2.08%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) AIX
3 1 (2.08%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.25%) TOGAF
4 13 (27.08%) ETL
5 11 (22.92%) Data Integration
6 10 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (18.75%) Data Strategy
8 8 (16.67%) Data Management
8 8 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 7 (14.58%) Logical Data Model
9 7 (14.58%) Scrum
9 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
10 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
11 5 (10.42%) Data Analysis
11 5 (10.42%) SOA
12 4 (8.33%) Analytical Thinking
12 4 (8.33%) Analytics
12 4 (8.33%) OOP
12 4 (8.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) Java
3 4 (8.33%) C
3 4 (8.33%) C++
3 4 (8.33%) Python
3 4 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.25%) SAS Macro
5 2 (4.17%) CQL
5 2 (4.17%) R
6 1 (2.08%) C#
6 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (10.42%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 4 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (4.17%) SEPA
4 1 (2.08%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) HDFS
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Ansible
1 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) SAP
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) IBM
4 2 (4.17%) Cloudera
4 2 (4.17%) MapR
4 2 (4.17%) Nuix
4 2 (4.17%) Splunk
5 1 (2.08%) Citrix
5 1 (2.08%) CyberSource
5 1 (2.08%) Informatica
5 1 (2.08%) Jitterbit
5 1 (2.08%) Netezza
5 1 (2.08%) Sage
5 1 (2.08%) Teradata