Period
to 26 July 2017

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 6 months to 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 339 343 380
Rank change year-on-year +4 +37 +9
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 676 761 669
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.71% 0.69% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.83% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 534 463
UK median daily rate £545 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.81% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £413 £388 £375
90th Percentile £700 £738 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -29.29% -34.52%
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 80252 91693 90925
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.27% 83.46% 80.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 52680 60503 57553
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £279 £263 £258
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2050 2195 2579
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.50 £11.14
90th Percentile £51.71 £48.75 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% +15.56% +2.27%

Data Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 26 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architecture over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Architecture in the UK

Data Architecture
Top 15 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 6 months to 26 July 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
England +28 629 £550 - 63
London +25 352 £556 +1.14% 40
UK excluding London +15 316 £513 +2.50% 25
South East +76 122 £495 +1.59% 9
North of England +19 64 £545 -0.91% 6
South West +8 39 £545 +9.00% 4
Yorkshire -9 35 £545 -9.17% 2
North West +47 28 £550 +4.76% 3
Midlands -10 28 £540 +11.34% 3
East of England -6 25 £613 +28.95% 1
Wales +25 22 £500 +17.65%
East Midlands -6 19 £545 +11.69% 2
Scotland -10 18 £475 -5.00% 2
West Midlands +6 9 £523 +4.50% 1
North East +46 6 £610 -18.67% 1

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 302 (44.67%) Data Modelling
2 190 (28.11%) Big Data
3 188 (27.81%) Finance
4 181 (26.78%) Agile Software Development
5 177 (26.18%) Data Management
6 154 (22.78%) Hadoop
7 150 (22.19%) SQL
8 148 (21.89%) Data Warehouse
9 144 (21.30%) Java
9 144 (21.30%) ETL
10 135 (19.97%) Business Intelligence
11 112 (16.57%) Apache Spark
12 107 (15.83%) Analytics
13 106 (15.68%) Migration
14 105 (15.53%) Data Integration
14 105 (15.53%) Data Quality
15 97 (14.35%) TOGAF
16 91 (13.46%) Security Cleared
16 91 (13.46%) REST
17 90 (13.31%) Oracle
18 85 (12.57%) Microservices
19 83 (12.28%) HBase
20 78 (11.54%) SQL Server
20 78 (11.54%) Data Migration
20 78 (11.54%) Banking
20 78 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
21 72 (10.65%) Amazon AWS
22 71 (10.50%) SC Cleared
23 70 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
24 68 (10.06%) Data Governance

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
1 112 (16.57%) Apache Spark
2 67 (9.91%) Apache Solr
3 36 (5.33%) Confluence
4 32 (4.73%) SAS
5 21 (3.11%) Apache
6 20 (2.96%) Apache Pig
7 17 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (1.48%) JBoss
8 10 (1.48%) WebSphere
9 9 (1.33%) Tomcat
10 8 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.89%) Mule
12 4 (0.59%) Anypoint
12 4 (0.59%) CMS
12 4 (0.59%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.44%) FileNet
13 3 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
13 3 (0.44%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.30%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 17 (2.51%) Microsoft Excel
1 17 (2.51%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.07%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.74%) SPSS
5 3 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (1.04%) Markit EDM
2 6 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.74%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.59%) Workday HCM
5 3 (0.44%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.30%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.30%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 72 (10.65%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.63%) SaaS
4 8 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.04%) GitHub
5 7 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.89%) PaaS
7 4 (0.59%) Heroku
8 3 (0.44%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (0.44%) IaaS
8 3 (0.44%) Office 365
9 2 (0.30%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.30%) Data Lake Analytics
9 2 (0.30%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.15%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 1 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 1 (0.15%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 48 (7.10%) Kerberos
2 12 (1.78%) Network Security
3 4 (0.59%) Skype
4 3 (0.44%) Firewall
5 2 (0.30%) DNS
5 2 (0.30%) Internet
5 2 (0.30%) SAN
5 2 (0.30%) SMTP
6 1 (0.15%) FTP
6 1 (0.15%) HTTP
6 1 (0.15%) RFID
6 1 (0.15%) SMS
6 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (28.11%) Big Data
2 154 (22.78%) Hadoop
3 148 (21.89%) Data Warehouse
4 83 (12.28%) HBase
5 78 (11.54%) SQL Server
6 56 (8.28%) NoSQL
7 50 (7.40%) Apache Hive
8 46 (6.80%) MongoDB
9 45 (6.66%) PostgreSQL
10 37 (5.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 32 (4.73%) Relational Database
12 29 (4.29%) Apache Cassandra
12 29 (4.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 22 (3.25%) RDBMS
13 22 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 20 (2.96%) BusinessObjects
15 19 (2.81%) Data Lake
16 18 (2.66%) QlikView
17 17 (2.51%) Oracle Database
18 15 (2.22%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 55 (8.14%) JIRA
2 44 (6.51%) Cucumber
3 30 (4.44%) ERwin
4 18 (2.66%) Talend Open Studio
5 17 (2.51%) Jenkins
6 10 (1.48%) PowerDesigner
7 7 (1.04%) Git (software)
7 7 (1.04%) IntelliJ
8 5 (0.74%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 5 (0.74%) GitLab
8 5 (0.74%) Hudson
9 3 (0.44%) MagicDraw
9 3 (0.44%) Maven
9 3 (0.44%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.15%) JIRA Agile
11 1 (0.15%) Selenium
11 1 (0.15%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 188 (27.81%) Finance
2 78 (11.54%) Banking
3 43 (6.36%) Retail
4 29 (4.29%) Investment Banking
5 28 (4.14%) Marketing
6 25 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 23 (3.40%) Back Office
8 18 (2.66%) Legal
9 16 (2.37%) Electronics
9 16 (2.37%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.48%) Billing
11 9 (1.33%) Publishing
12 8 (1.18%) Front Office
13 7 (1.04%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.89%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.74%) Law
16 3 (0.44%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.44%) Local Government
17 2 (0.30%) Games
17 2 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 390 (57.69%) Architect
2 276 (40.83%) Data Architect
3 79 (11.69%) Analyst
4 77 (11.39%) Developer
5 52 (7.69%) Data Engineer
6 48 (7.10%) Data Analyst
6 48 (7.10%) Enterprise Architect
7 47 (6.95%) Solutions Architect
8 44 (6.51%) Big Data Engineer
9 34 (5.03%) Senior Architect
10 31 (4.59%) Business Analyst
10 31 (4.59%) Enterprise Data Architect
11 30 (4.44%) Consultant
11 30 (4.44%) Technical Architect
12 27 (3.99%) Senior Data Architect
13 26 (3.85%) Big Data Architect
14 24 (3.55%) Big Data Developer
15 21 (3.11%) Designer
15 21 (3.11%) Scala Developer
16 19 (2.81%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (13.46%) REST
2 61 (9.02%) Kafka
2 61 (9.02%) Web Services
3 54 (7.99%) Spring
4 47 (6.95%) Drools
5 46 (6.80%) Spring Boot
6 34 (5.03%) JSON
6 34 (5.03%) XML
7 33 (4.88%) Apache Camel
8 18 (2.66%) Middleware
9 12 (1.78%) .NET
9 12 (1.78%) SOAP
9 12 (1.78%) WSDL
9 12 (1.78%) XSD
10 11 (1.63%) HTML
10 11 (1.63%) Spark Streaming
11 9 (1.33%) CSS
11 9 (1.33%) RESTful
12 7 (1.04%) Hibernate
12 7 (1.04%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 70 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (7.40%) Reference Data
3 44 (6.51%) Algorithms
3 44 (6.51%) Data Structures
4 43 (6.36%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.07%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.92%) Replication
7 12 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.78%) NHS
8 11 (1.63%) Mainframe
9 10 (1.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 10 (1.48%) Taxonomies
10 9 (1.33%) Equities
10 9 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (1.18%) Fixed Income
11 8 (1.18%) SWIFT
12 7 (1.04%) Derivative
12 7 (1.04%) User Experience
12 7 (1.04%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.89%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (2.96%) Linux
2 10 (1.48%) Unix
3 8 (1.18%) Windows
4 2 (0.30%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.30%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.30%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.15%) AIX
5 1 (0.15%) Android
5 1 (0.15%) Solaris
5 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (44.67%) Data Modelling
2 181 (26.78%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (26.18%) Data Management
4 144 (21.30%) ETL
5 135 (19.97%) Business Intelligence
6 107 (15.83%) Analytics
7 106 (15.68%) Migration
8 105 (15.53%) Data Integration
9 97 (14.35%) TOGAF
10 85 (12.57%) Microservices
11 78 (11.54%) Data Migration
11 78 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
12 68 (10.06%) Data Governance
13 67 (9.91%) Data Analysis
14 60 (8.88%) Scrum
15 56 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
16 52 (7.69%) Master Data Management
17 51 (7.54%) Data Strategy
17 51 (7.54%) TDD
18 50 (7.40%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 150 (22.19%) SQL
2 144 (21.30%) Java
3 62 (9.17%) Scala
4 50 (7.40%) Python
5 23 (3.40%) R
6 22 (3.25%) T-SQL
7 20 (2.96%) JavaScript
7 20 (2.96%) PL/SQL
8 15 (2.22%) C
9 9 (1.33%) C#
9 9 (1.33%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.18%) SPARQL
11 7 (1.04%) Perl
12 5 (0.74%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.44%) VB
14 2 (0.30%) CQL
14 2 (0.30%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.30%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.30%) VBA
15 1 (0.15%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 91 (13.46%) Security Cleared
2 71 (10.50%) SC Cleared
3 47 (6.95%) Degree
4 7 (1.04%) CISSP
4 7 (1.04%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (0.89%) CISA
5 6 (0.89%) CISM
5 6 (0.89%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.59%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.30%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.30%) MBA
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.15%) CBAP
9 1 (0.15%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.15%) IISP
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (15.53%) Data Quality
2 26 (3.85%) GDPR
2 26 (3.85%) QA
3 10 (1.48%) ISO 20022
3 10 (1.48%) MiFID
4 6 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.89%) FedRAMP
4 6 (0.89%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.59%) SEPA
6 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.30%) COBIT
7 2 (0.30%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (0.30%) HL7
7 2 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.30%) SNOMED CT
7 2 (0.30%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.15%) EMIR
8 1 (0.15%) IFRS
System Software
1 67 (9.91%) HDFS
2 45 (6.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 37 (5.47%) Docker
4 16 (2.37%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.30%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.15%) vCloud
6 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 40 (5.92%) Ansible
2 37 (5.47%) Terraform
3 34 (5.03%) Kubernetes
4 12 (1.78%) Hadoop YARN
5 8 (1.18%) Puppet
6 6 (0.89%) Kibana
6 6 (0.89%) logstash
6 6 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.74%) Oozie
8 3 (0.44%) Ambari
9 2 (0.30%) SCCM
10 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.15%) Rsyslog
10 1 (0.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 90 (13.31%) Oracle
2 65 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 41 (6.07%) Cloudera
4 40 (5.92%) Informatica
5 39 (5.77%) SAP
6 34 (5.03%) IBM
7 28 (4.14%) Teradata
8 24 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (2.81%) Ab Initio
9 19 (2.81%) Tableau
10 18 (2.66%) Talend
11 13 (1.92%) MapR
12 11 (1.63%) Netezza
13 10 (1.48%) Google
14 9 (1.33%) Splunk
15 8 (1.18%) MicroStrategy
15 8 (1.18%) Nuix
15 8 (1.18%) Red Hat
15 8 (1.18%) Software AG
16 7 (1.04%) CA
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