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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Architecture
England / West Midlands
Rank 113 122 110
Rank change year-on-year +9 -12  
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 2 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.088% 0.49% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.59% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
Median daily rate £500 £536 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.73% +2.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.50

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1826 2188 1825
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 80.12% 82.47% 74.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1205 1038
Median daily rate £413 £410 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.60% +7.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 45 106
Median hourly rate £24.75 £18.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.61% -39.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.75 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £39.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Data Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Data Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 March 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
Birmingham +5 2 £500 -9.09% 4
Data Architecture
England

Data Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Data Architecture.

1 11 (64.71%) Data Modelling
2 6 (35.29%) Migration
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
4 4 (23.53%) Data Integration
4 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Use Case
5 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
5 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) BPR
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 3 (17.65%) Big Data
5 3 (17.65%) User Stories
6 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Management
6 2 (11.76%) Analytics
6 2 (11.76%) Google
6 2 (11.76%) Data Virtualisation

Data Architecture
Top Related 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 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (17.65%) Big Data
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (11.76%) Star Schema
5 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JMeter
1 1 (5.88%) Rational Rose
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Architect
2 9 (52.94%) Data Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Business Data Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Big Data Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Data Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) PMI
1 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Data Modelling
2 6 (35.29%) Migration
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Data Integration
4 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
4 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
5 3 (17.65%) BPR
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
5 3 (17.65%) Use Case
5 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) User Stories
6 2 (11.76%) Data Virtualisation
6 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Management
6 2 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.88%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Google
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Casewise
3 1 (5.88%) Splunk
3 1 (5.88%) Unisys