Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 18 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 103 98
Rank change year-on-year +20 -5 +9
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 10 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.84% 0.071% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.084% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 11
Wales median daily rate £575 £425 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.29% +24.09% -37.73%
10th Percentile £468 £413 £255
90th Percentile £608 £438 £538
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £520
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 995 1184 1328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.33% 83.73% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 835 963
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +11.27% -1.51%
10th Percentile £176 £213 £235
90th Percentile £555 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 52 52
Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.94% +14.29% -1.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.53 £10.28
90th Percentile £50.79 £61.25 £41.13
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Data Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architecture in Wales

Data Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architecture in Wales

Data Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architecture in Wales over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Architecture in Wales

Data Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 18 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
South Wales +17 7 £538 +26.47%
West Wales - 3 £605 -
Data Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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 Wales region with a requirement for Data Architecture.

1 9 (90.00%) Data Modelling
2 7 (70.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (40.00%) Data Integration
4 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (40.00%) Data Strategy
4 4 (40.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Data Governance
5 3 (30.00%) Cloudera
5 3 (30.00%) Metadata Management
5 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (30.00%) Data Structures
5 3 (30.00%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (30.00%) R
5 3 (30.00%) Scala
5 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) Python
6 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) Data Security
6 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Reference Data
6 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance

Data Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Architect
1 9 (90.00%) Data Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modeller
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Strategy Architect
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF Architect
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (20.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Data Modelling
2 7 (70.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Data Integration
3 4 (40.00%) Data Strategy
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Data Governance
4 3 (30.00%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (30.00%) Metadata Management
4 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Data Security
5 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
6 1 (10.00%) ERD
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) R
2 3 (30.00%) Scala
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (10.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Software AG