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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 57 75
Rank change year-on-year +2 +18  
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.65% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.23% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £575 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -19.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £413 £513
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £438 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 - -

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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 529 434 699
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 85.74% 78.34% 82.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1572 1164 1721
Median daily rate £380 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 42 57
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +129.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.31 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.88 £73.75 £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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
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 3 months to 28 June 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
South Wales +3 4 £575 +35.29%
Data Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 12 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (42.86%) SAS
2 9 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (38.10%) Data Management
3 8 (38.10%) Data Quality
4 7 (33.33%) Tableau
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (33.33%) ETL
4 7 (33.33%) QlikView
4 7 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (33.33%) Quality Management
4 7 (33.33%) Migration
4 7 (33.33%) Ab Initio
4 7 (33.33%) Teradata
4 7 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (33.33%) Informatica
4 7 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
4 7 (33.33%) ERwin
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 6 (28.57%) Dimensional Modelling
5 6 (28.57%) Netezza
5 6 (28.57%) Data Analytics
5 6 (28.57%) Hadoop
5 6 (28.57%) Analytics
5 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 5 (23.81%) Resource Management
6 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
6 5 (23.81%) Data Governance

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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (42.86%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) GitHub
1 2 (9.52%) PaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (33.33%) QlikView
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 6 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 3 (14.29%) OLAP
4 3 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (9.52%) Big Data
5 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
5 2 (9.52%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (4.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) ERwin
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Architect
2 8 (38.10%) Data Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Data Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Programme Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Portfolio Manager
5 2 (9.52%) SAS Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Teradata Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Data Governance Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Data Governance Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Environment Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Governance Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Java Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SAS Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) Kafka
2 2 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (9.52%) RESTful
2 2 (9.52%) Swagger
3 1 (4.76%) Middleware
3 1 (4.76%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.76%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (38.10%) Data Management
3 7 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 7 (33.33%) ETL
3 7 (33.33%) Migration
3 7 (33.33%) Quality Management
4 6 (28.57%) Analytics
4 6 (28.57%) Data Analytics
4 6 (28.57%) Dimensional Modelling
5 5 (23.81%) Data Governance
5 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
5 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
5 5 (23.81%) Resource Management
5 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (23.81%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (23.81%) TOGAF
6 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (19.05%) Coaching
6 4 (19.05%) Data Strategy
7 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.76%) GDPR
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Ab Initio
1 7 (33.33%) Informatica
1 7 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
1 7 (33.33%) Tableau
1 7 (33.33%) Teradata
2 6 (28.57%) Netezza
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Software AG