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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 118 116
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 22 16 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.86% 0.55% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.69% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 28
Median daily rate £496 £475 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.47% -7.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £230 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £738 £540 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.50

Data Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2099 2325 2484
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.64% 79.84% 78.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1376 1533 1602
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 138 87
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.20 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Data Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Data Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset +9 6 £498 -11.55%
Bristol +5 6 £738 +220.65%
Devon - 3 £425 -
Somerset +4 2 £325 -35.00% 1
Wiltshire -1 2 £510 -0.48% 1
Data Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 21 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (37.14%) Migration
4 12 (34.29%) Data Management
4 12 (34.29%) Reference Data
4 12 (34.29%) Data Integration
5 11 (31.43%) Information Architecture
6 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 10 (28.57%) Finance
7 9 (25.71%) UML
7 9 (25.71%) Data Quality
8 8 (22.86%) Reference Data Management
8 8 (22.86%) SQL
8 8 (22.86%) Hadoop
8 8 (22.86%) Data Migration
9 7 (20.00%) TOGAF
9 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (17.14%) ERwin
10 6 (17.14%) OLTP
10 6 (17.14%) OLAP
10 6 (17.14%) Oracle
10 6 (17.14%) Data Lake
10 6 (17.14%) SDLC
11 5 (14.29%) Data Structures
11 5 (14.29%) Metadata Management
11 5 (14.29%) ETL
11 5 (14.29%) Informatica
11 5 (14.29%) Banking

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 (14.29%) Apache Solr
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) IaaS
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
1 1 (2.86%) PaaS
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) Hadoop
2 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (17.14%) Data Lake
3 6 (17.14%) OLAP
3 6 (17.14%) OLTP
4 5 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (14.29%) Oracle OLAP
4 5 (14.29%) Pentaho
5 4 (11.43%) Big Data
5 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (8.57%) Apache Hive
6 3 (8.57%) HBase
6 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
6 3 (8.57%) Neo4j
6 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) ERwin
2 5 (14.29%) MagicDraw
3 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Legal
4 2 (5.71%) Electronics
4 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Wholesale Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) Architect
2 20 (57.14%) Data Architect
3 6 (17.14%) Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Data Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Information Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.57%) TOGAF Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Data Centre Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (5.71%) ETL Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Security Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Architect
5 2 (5.71%) SSRS Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) Business Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Chief Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Lucene
2 3 (8.57%) hapi
2 3 (8.57%) Node.js
2 3 (8.57%) PostGIS
2 3 (8.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.86%) JSON
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Reference Data
2 5 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 5 (14.29%) Taxonomies
3 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (37.14%) Migration
4 12 (34.29%) Data Integration
4 12 (34.29%) Data Management
5 11 (31.43%) Information Architecture
6 9 (25.71%) UML
7 8 (22.86%) Data Migration
7 8 (22.86%) Reference Data Management
8 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (20.00%) TOGAF
9 6 (17.14%) SDLC
10 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (14.29%) ETL
10 5 (14.29%) Metadata Management
11 4 (11.43%) Analytics
11 4 (11.43%) CRM
11 4 (11.43%) Data Governance
11 4 (11.43%) ITIL
11 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.57%) Python
2 3 (8.57%) Ruby
3 2 (5.71%) SPARQL
3 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.86%) COBOL
4 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) Informatica
3 3 (8.57%) Cloudera
3 3 (8.57%) MapR
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Nuix
3 3 (8.57%) Splunk
4 2 (5.71%) Mapbox
4 2 (5.71%) Meridio
4 2 (5.71%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) Cognos
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
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