Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 19 October 2018 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 168 171
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3 -18
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 29 15 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.32% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.39% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 28
West Midlands median daily rate £525 £540 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +10.20% +8.89%
10th Percentile £425 £399 £410
90th Percentile £630 £575 £586
England median daily rate £540 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -1.82% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -37.14% +100.00% -53.33%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,323 3,893 5,245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 85.05% 84.08% 84.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,591 2,482 3,112
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 140 140
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £23.62 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.48% +34.94% -18.60%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.74
90th Percentile £32.50 £53.75 £39.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.66 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +9.60% +3.73%

Data Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Data Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Data Architecture in the West Midlands

Data Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architecture in the West Midlands

Data Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architecture in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Architecture in the West Midlands

Data Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Architecture in the West Midlands

Data Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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
Coventry -8 12 £528 +0.48% 2
Warwickshire +15 5 £488 +11.43%
Shropshire - 4 - - 2
Birmingham 0 3 £538 +4.37% 6
Solihull - 1 - -
Data Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Data Architecture.

1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (44.83%) Migration
3 13 (44.83%) SQL
4 11 (37.93%) NoSQL
4 11 (37.93%) Microservices
5 10 (34.48%) Data Migration
5 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
6 9 (31.03%) ETL
7 8 (27.59%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (27.59%) Data Modelling
8 7 (24.14%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (20.69%) CQRS
9 6 (20.69%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (20.69%) Identity Management
10 5 (17.24%) Google
10 5 (17.24%) SOA
10 5 (17.24%) Java
10 5 (17.24%) Web Services
10 5 (17.24%) XML
10 5 (17.24%) CRM
10 5 (17.24%) Analytics
10 5 (17.24%) Big Data
10 5 (17.24%) Hadoop
10 5 (17.24%) Degree
10 5 (17.24%) JSON
11 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
11 4 (13.79%) Marketing
11 4 (13.79%) RESTful

Data Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (20.69%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (13.79%) SaaS
4 2 (6.90%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (6.90%) Office 365
5 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.45%) IaaS
5 1 (3.45%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) NoSQL
2 8 (27.59%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (17.24%) Big Data
3 5 (17.24%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.45%) BigQuery
5 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.45%) SAP HANA
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.45%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Ant
1 4 (13.79%) Apache Ivy
1 4 (13.79%) Gradle
1 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
1 4 (13.79%) Maven
General
1 4 (13.79%) Marketing
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Architect
2 13 (44.83%) Data Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Integration Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) CRM Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Product Owner
6 1 (3.45%) AWS Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Big Data Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Data Migration Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Migration Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Office 365 Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Product Owner
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) UI Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) JSON
1 5 (17.24%) Web Services
1 5 (17.24%) XML
2 4 (13.79%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) Java EE
2 4 (13.79%) RESTful
2 4 (13.79%) SOAP
2 4 (13.79%) XSD
3 1 (3.45%) J2EE
3 1 (3.45%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
1 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Mindset
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Migration
3 11 (37.93%) Microservices
4 10 (34.48%) Data Migration
5 9 (31.03%) ETL
6 8 (27.59%) Data Modelling
7 7 (24.14%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (20.69%) CQRS
8 6 (20.69%) Identity Management
9 5 (17.24%) Analytics
9 5 (17.24%) CRM
9 5 (17.24%) SOA
10 4 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (13.79%) Dependency Management
10 4 (13.79%) DevOps
10 4 (13.79%) Software Architecture
11 3 (10.34%) Conceptual Models
11 3 (10.34%) Data Integration
11 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
11 3 (10.34%) Single Customer View
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) GDPR
2 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Google
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.45%) MapR
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) VMware