The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 27 April 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
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 334 320 316
Rank change year-on-year -14 -4  
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 289 376 366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.67% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.81% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 270 266
Median daily rate £525 £525 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £486
% change year-on-year - +2.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £18.00 - £24.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 - £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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 38874 46289 44591
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.66% 82.81% 79.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 25559 30584 27700
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 1086 1306
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.97 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +17.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

Data Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Data Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architecture in the UK

Data Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architecture over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Architecture in the UK

Data Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Architecture in the UK

Data Architecture
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 April 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
England -26 256 £540 +2.85% 48
London +23 144 £550 - 25
South East +21 55 £475 -3.74% 14
City of London +4 25 £550 - 7
South Wales - 19 £500 -
Wales - 19 £500 -
West Sussex +26 18 £445 -15.23% 1
Berkshire +20 18 £425 -5.02% 3
South West +19 17 £511 +7.63% 1
Cardiff - 17 £500 -
Canary Wharf +12 12 £645 +30.63%
Yorkshire -23 12 £550 -12.00% 2
Scotland +21 11 £475 -5.00%
West Yorkshire +17 10 £550 +17.02% 2
East of England -3 10 £575 +4.54% 2
Leeds +13 9 £550 +17.02% 2
East Midlands -6 9 £540 +13.68% 1
Reading +22 7 £425 -12.82%
Edinburgh +8 7 £475 -5.00%
Crawley +7 7 £440 -15.78% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 6 £425 -21.07% 4
Bracknell - 6 £600 - 1
Dorset +14 5 £511 -9.11%
Hampshire +4 5 £600 +26.31% 3
East Sussex -3 5 £575 +41.10%
Brighton -7 5 £575 +64.28%
North West +19 4 £463 -5.07% 2
Bournemouth +12 4 £511 -7.04%
Norfolk +4 4 £575 -6.12%
Milton Keynes +3 4 £425 -27.96% 2

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 with a requirement for Data Architecture.

1 271 (47.46%) Data Modelling
2 179 (31.35%) Finance
3 150 (26.27%) Data Management
4 142 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
5 130 (22.77%) ETL
6 121 (21.19%) Big Data
7 117 (20.49%) Analytics
7 117 (20.49%) Business Intelligence
7 117 (20.49%) Data Warehouse
8 113 (19.79%) Migration
9 110 (19.26%) Data Quality
10 107 (18.74%) SQL
11 103 (18.04%) Banking
12 102 (17.86%) Data Integration
13 99 (17.34%) Hadoop
14 87 (15.24%) Oracle
15 84 (14.71%) SQL Server
15 84 (14.71%) TOGAF
15 84 (14.71%) Data Governance
16 80 (14.01%) Data Migration
17 75 (13.13%) Java
18 71 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
19 60 (10.51%) Microsoft
19 60 (10.51%) Data Analysis
20 59 (10.33%) Reference Data
21 54 (9.46%) Enterprise Architecture
22 52 (9.11%) Master Data Management
22 52 (9.11%) Amazon AWS
23 50 (8.76%) Web Services
24 47 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management

Data Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 40 (7.01%) Apache Spark
2 28 (4.90%) SAS
3 15 (2.63%) Apache Pig
4 11 (1.93%) Apache Solr
4 11 (1.93%) JBoss
4 11 (1.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (1.58%) Apache
6 9 (1.58%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.40%) nginx
7 8 (1.40%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.40%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.05%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.88%) Mule
10 4 (0.70%) Anypoint
10 4 (0.70%) FileNet
10 4 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (2.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (2.28%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.18%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.40%) SAP HCM
3 6 (1.05%) NetSuite
3 6 (1.05%) SAP MDG
4 5 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.70%) SAP Retail
6 3 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.35%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.35%) Sonata
7 2 (0.35%) Summit
8 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.18%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 52 (9.11%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.75%) Amazon S3
5 8 (1.40%) PaaS
5 8 (1.40%) SuccessFactors
6 6 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.88%) Office 365
8 4 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.70%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 4 (0.70%) Heroku
8 4 (0.70%) SaaS
9 2 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.35%) GitHub
9 2 (0.35%) IaaS
9 2 (0.35%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.23%) LDAP
2 6 (1.05%) Internet
3 4 (0.70%) Network Security
4 3 (0.53%) HTTP
4 3 (0.53%) Kerberos
4 3 (0.53%) Skype
5 2 (0.35%) DNS
5 2 (0.35%) Firewall
5 2 (0.35%) FTP
5 2 (0.35%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (0.35%) SAN
5 2 (0.35%) SMTP
6 1 (0.18%) RFID
6 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (21.19%) Big Data
2 117 (20.49%) Data Warehouse
3 99 (17.34%) Hadoop
4 84 (14.71%) SQL Server
5 41 (7.18%) Apache Hive
6 38 (6.65%) MongoDB
7 35 (6.13%) NoSQL
8 34 (5.95%) Relational Database
8 34 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 28 (4.90%) HBase
10 27 (4.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 26 (4.55%) Oracle Database
12 25 (4.38%) BusinessObjects
12 25 (4.38%) Data Lake
12 25 (4.38%) RDBMS
13 23 (4.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 18 (3.15%) QlikView
15 17 (2.98%) Apache Cassandra
16 16 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 15 (2.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 29 (5.08%) ERwin
2 20 (3.50%) Jenkins
3 18 (3.15%) Talend Open Studio
4 12 (2.10%) PowerDesigner
5 11 (1.93%) JIRA
6 5 (0.88%) MagicDraw
7 3 (0.53%) Hudson
7 3 (0.53%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.35%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.35%) JMeter
8 2 (0.35%) Maven
8 2 (0.35%) Xcode
9 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.18%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.18%) Rational Rose
9 1 (0.18%) Toad
9 1 (0.18%) XMLSpy
General
1 179 (31.35%) Finance
2 103 (18.04%) Banking
3 40 (7.01%) Retail
4 25 (4.38%) Marketing
5 23 (4.03%) Investment Banking
6 19 (3.33%) Legal
7 10 (1.75%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.23%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.05%) Back Office
10 5 (0.88%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.88%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.70%) Billing
11 4 (0.70%) Electronics
11 4 (0.70%) Games
11 4 (0.70%) Law
11 4 (0.70%) Mandarin Language
11 4 (0.70%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.53%) Front Office
12 3 (0.53%) Publishing
13 2 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 361 (63.22%) Architect
2 257 (45.01%) Data Architect
3 65 (11.38%) Analyst
4 58 (10.16%) Solutions Architect
5 43 (7.53%) Developer
6 40 (7.01%) Enterprise Architect
7 37 (6.48%) Data Analyst
8 29 (5.08%) Consultant
8 29 (5.08%) Enterprise Data Architect
9 28 (4.90%) Big Data Architect
9 28 (4.90%) Senior Architect
10 21 (3.68%) Business Analyst
10 21 (3.68%) Technical Architect
11 18 (3.15%) Designer
11 18 (3.15%) Integration Architect
12 17 (2.98%) Senior Data Architect
13 14 (2.45%) Data Consultant
14 12 (2.10%) Data Engineer
14 12 (2.10%) Hadoop Architect
14 12 (2.10%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (8.76%) Web Services
2 40 (7.01%) XML
3 31 (5.43%) REST
4 19 (3.33%) SOAP
5 16 (2.80%) .NET
6 13 (2.28%) Kafka
7 12 (2.10%) JSON
7 12 (2.10%) Middleware
7 12 (2.10%) XSD
8 11 (1.93%) RESTful
9 10 (1.75%) HTML
10 9 (1.58%) XML Schema
11 8 (1.40%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 8 (1.40%) XML Messaging
12 7 (1.23%) HTML5
12 7 (1.23%) Node.js
12 7 (1.23%) Spring
12 7 (1.23%) WSDL
13 6 (1.05%) CSS
14 5 (0.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 71 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (10.33%) Reference Data
3 44 (7.71%) Data Structures
4 31 (5.43%) Management Information System
5 18 (3.15%) Credit Risk
6 14 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (2.45%) Market Risk
7 13 (2.28%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.93%) Mainframe
8 11 (1.93%) Taxonomies
9 8 (1.40%) Replication
9 8 (1.40%) SWIFT
10 7 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 7 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.05%) User Experience
11 6 (1.05%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.88%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.88%) Fintech
13 4 (0.70%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 21 (3.68%) Linux
2 8 (1.40%) Unix
2 8 (1.40%) Windows
3 3 (0.53%) Android
3 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.35%) Solaris
5 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (47.46%) Data Modelling
2 150 (26.27%) Data Management
3 142 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (22.77%) ETL
5 117 (20.49%) Analytics
5 117 (20.49%) Business Intelligence
6 113 (19.79%) Migration
7 102 (17.86%) Data Integration
8 84 (14.71%) Data Governance
8 84 (14.71%) TOGAF
9 80 (14.01%) Data Migration
10 60 (10.51%) Data Analysis
11 54 (9.46%) Enterprise Architecture
12 52 (9.11%) Master Data Management
13 47 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
14 43 (7.53%) Logical Data Model
15 40 (7.01%) SOA
16 38 (6.65%) CRM
17 37 (6.48%) Physical Data Model
18 33 (5.78%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 107 (18.74%) SQL
2 75 (13.13%) Java
3 35 (6.13%) Python
4 32 (5.60%) Scala
5 25 (4.38%) R
6 16 (2.80%) JavaScript
7 12 (2.10%) PL/SQL
8 9 (1.58%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.23%) C#
10 5 (0.88%) Perl
11 4 (0.70%) C
11 4 (0.70%) PHP
12 3 (0.53%) Ruby
12 3 (0.53%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.35%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.35%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.35%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.35%) VB
13 2 (0.35%) VBA
13 2 (0.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 46 (8.06%) Degree
2 38 (6.65%) Security Cleared
3 26 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.58%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (1.23%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.88%) MBA
7 4 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.70%) CISSP
7 4 (0.70%) CLAS
8 3 (0.53%) CISA
8 3 (0.53%) CISM
9 2 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.18%) CBAP
10 1 (0.18%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.18%) CITP
10 1 (0.18%) IISP
10 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.18%) MBCS
10 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (19.26%) Data Quality
2 11 (1.93%) ISO20022
2 11 (1.93%) QA
3 10 (1.75%) GDPR
4 7 (1.23%) FATCA
4 7 (1.23%) MiFID
5 5 (0.88%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.70%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.70%) SEPA
7 3 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.53%) FedRAMP
7 3 (0.53%) IFRS
8 2 (0.35%) COBIT
8 2 (0.35%) HL7
8 2 (0.35%) SLA
8 2 (0.35%) SNOMED CT
9 1 (0.18%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (2.98%) Docker
2 11 (1.93%) HDFS
3 10 (1.75%) Apache Flume
4 8 (1.40%) Corosync
4 8 (1.40%) Squid
5 2 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.18%) vCloud
6 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (1.58%) Puppet
2 8 (1.40%) Pacemaker
3 6 (1.05%) Hadoop YARN
4 5 (0.88%) Oozie
5 4 (0.70%) MOM
6 3 (0.53%) Kibana
6 3 (0.53%) logstash
7 2 (0.35%) Ansible
7 2 (0.35%) Nagios
8 1 (0.18%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.18%) SCCM
8 1 (0.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 87 (15.24%) Oracle
2 60 (10.51%) Microsoft
3 44 (7.71%) Informatica
4 40 (7.01%) IBM
5 37 (6.48%) Cloudera
6 28 (4.90%) SAP
7 25 (4.38%) Teradata
8 21 (3.68%) Tableau
9 18 (3.15%) MapR
9 18 (3.15%) Netezza
9 18 (3.15%) Talend
10 17 (2.98%) Salesforce.com
11 16 (2.80%) Splunk
12 13 (2.28%) Ab Initio
13 11 (1.93%) Cognos
13 11 (1.93%) Nuix
14 10 (1.75%) Google
15 8 (1.40%) MicroStrategy
16 7 (1.23%) Marketo
17 6 (1.05%) Zuora
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