Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 169 152
Rank change year-on-year +5 -17 +1
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 16 23 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.44% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.53% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 24
West Midlands median daily rate £488 £489 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.31% -2.20% +36.99%
10th Percentile £459 £369 £408
90th Percentile £568 £583 £575
England median daily rate £575 £550 £505
% change year-on-year +4.55% +8.91% -3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £57.00 - £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 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 3,910 4,330 4,205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.40% 82.85% 81.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,473 2,678 2,348
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £250
90th Percentile £555 £542 £550
England median daily rate £455 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 139 130
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.62 £10.73
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £23.42
% change year-on-year -1.76% +6.75% +14.24%

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 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 25 February 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 +6 6 £475 -16.67% 2
Birmingham -11 5 £450 -7.98% 3
Warwickshire -2 2 - - 3
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £500 -
Data Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (31.25%) Data Management
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Data Quality
4 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) GDPR
5 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
5 3 (18.75%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
6 2 (12.50%) Validation
6 2 (12.50%) Information Management
6 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Life Science
6 2 (12.50%) QA
6 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) IT Governance
6 2 (12.50%) Marketing

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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (12.50%) PaaS
3 1 (6.25%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (12.50%) Big Data
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) Pentaho
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Data Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Programme Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Applications Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Azure Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Architect
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Migration Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Life Science
2 2 (12.50%) Reference Data
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (31.25%) Data Management
4 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) ArchiMate
5 2 (12.50%) Case Management
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Data Ingestion
5 2 (12.50%) Data Virtualisation
5 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) Information Governance
5 2 (12.50%) IT Governance
5 2 (12.50%) MapReduce
5 2 (12.50%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (18.75%) GDPR
3 2 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) MOM
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Cloudera
3 1 (6.25%) SAP