Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 159 169
Rank change year-on-year -11 +10 -14
Contract jobs citing Data Architecture 20 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.28% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.34% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 20
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £500 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +1.01% +9.70%
10th Percentile £322 £389 £408
90th Percentile £598 £575 £575
England median daily rate £563 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 - -
England median hourly rate £75.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +316.67% +2.86% -29.29%

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 4,128 3,522 4,542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.73% 81.34% 83.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,543 2,209 2,572
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +8.97%
10th Percentile £266 £240 £235
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 137 108
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £17.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.91% +24.51% -28.05%
10th Percentile £10.65 £11.50 £10.73
90th Percentile £42.05 £49.25 £38.40
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -13.73% +8.51% +11.90%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +6 7 £649 +33.03%
Birmingham -16 5 £350 -29.22% 2
Coventry - 3 £475 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £500 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Data Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 10 (50.00%) Data Management
2 9 (45.00%) Data Modelling
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (35.00%) Data Quality
5 6 (30.00%) Data Analysis
5 6 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (25.00%) ETL
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (25.00%) Migration
6 5 (25.00%) GDPR
7 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 4 (20.00%) Information Management
7 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (20.00%) IT Governance
7 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
7 4 (20.00%) Reference Data
7 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Modelling
7 4 (20.00%) Information Governance
7 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (20.00%) Data Virtualisation
8 3 (15.00%) Case Management
8 3 (15.00%) Tableau
8 3 (15.00%) Big Data
8 3 (15.00%) Visualisation
8 3 (15.00%) CRM
8 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle

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 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (5.00%) Bluemix
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Service Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.00%) Big Data
4 2 (10.00%) BigQuery
4 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (10.00%) Power BI
5 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
5 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.00%) MySQL
5 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.00%) Star Schema
General
1 1 (5.00%) Automotive
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Architect
2 8 (40.00%) Data Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Information Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Big Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) CRM Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Migration Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.00%) JAXB
2 1 (5.00%) JSP
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (20.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Data Management
2 9 (45.00%) Data Modelling
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (30.00%) Data Analysis
6 5 (25.00%) ETL
6 5 (25.00%) Migration
7 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
7 4 (20.00%) Data Virtualisation
7 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Modelling
7 4 (20.00%) Information Governance
7 4 (20.00%) Information Management
7 4 (20.00%) IT Governance
8 3 (15.00%) Case Management
8 3 (15.00%) CRM
8 3 (15.00%) Decision-Making
8 3 (15.00%) Validation
8 3 (15.00%) Visualisation
9 2 (10.00%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) Data Quality
2 5 (25.00%) GDPR
3 2 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Tableau
3 2 (10.00%) Cloudera
3 2 (10.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) Alteryx
4 1 (5.00%) MapR
4 1 (5.00%) SAP