Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 163 177
Rank change year-on-year -16 +14 -20
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 21 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.28% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.33% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 22
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £524 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.08% +6.89% +8.89%
10th Percentile £321 £420 £427
90th Percentile £604 £575 £575
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 - -
England median hourly rate £65.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +261.11% +2.86% -

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 4,232 3,596 5,087
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.52% 83.43% 83.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,535 2,277 2,972
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £265 £251 £238
90th Percentile £575 £550 £540
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 122 125
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.25 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.75% +17.65% -24.44%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.88 £10.73
90th Percentile £33.25 £52.40 £39.30
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.51% - +8.60%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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
Warwickshire - 7 £549 - 2
Coventry -10 5 £450 -14.08% 2
Birmingham -16 4 £350 -30.00% 9
Solihull - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - - 2
Worcestershire - 1 - - 1
Data Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 8 (38.10%) Data Modelling
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (38.10%) Data Management
2 7 (33.33%) Migration
2 7 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 6 (28.57%) ETL
3 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) Data Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (23.81%) Data Migration
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (19.05%) CRM
6 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 3 (14.29%) Java
6 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 3 (14.29%) Information Management
6 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 3 (14.29%) Finance
6 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
6 3 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 3 (14.29%) Reference Data
6 3 (14.29%) IT Governance
6 3 (14.29%) Marketing
6 3 (14.29%) Google

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 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (9.52%) SaaS
4 1 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (4.76%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) Big Data
3 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 2 (9.52%) BigQuery
4 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 2 (9.52%) Power BI
5 1 (4.76%) Apache Hive
5 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
5 1 (4.76%) MySQL
5 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.76%) SAP HANA
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.76%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Ant
1 1 (4.76%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (4.76%) Gradle
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Data Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Information Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) AWS Architect
5 1 (4.76%) AWS Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Big Data Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Migration Manager
5 1 (4.76%) SAP HANA Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) JSON
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.76%) Java EE
3 1 (4.76%) JAXB
3 1 (4.76%) JSP
3 1 (4.76%) RESTful
3 1 (4.76%) SAP Basis
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 3 (14.29%) Reference Data
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (38.10%) Data Management
1 8 (38.10%) Data Modelling
2 7 (33.33%) Migration
3 6 (28.57%) ETL
4 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (23.81%) Data Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) Data Migration
4 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (19.05%) CRM
6 3 (14.29%) Data Virtualisation
6 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Modelling
6 3 (14.29%) Information Governance
6 3 (14.29%) Information Management
6 3 (14.29%) IT Governance
6 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 3 (14.29%) Visualisation
7 2 (9.52%) Data Governance
7 2 (9.52%) Data Transformation
7 2 (9.52%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 3 (14.29%) GDPR
3 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Google
2 3 (14.29%) Tableau
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Alteryx
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Cloudera
4 1 (4.76%) MapR
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) VMware