Period
to 16 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Architect
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 81 111
Rank change year-on-year -60 +30 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 34 94 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.79% 2.29% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 2.49% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 60 50
Berkshire median daily rate £600 £503 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.40% -16.25% +26.32%
South East median daily rate £575 £550 £563
% change year-on-year +4.55% -2.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3,969 3,777 3,944
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.43% 92.05% 92.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,953 2,014 2,120
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £213 £251 £235
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 128 176
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.88 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.14% -5.93% -26.25%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.56 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £41.50 £49.13
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.55
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.96% +6.00%

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Data Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in Berkshire

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Architect in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architect in Berkshire

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architect in Berkshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Architect in Berkshire

Data Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Architect in Berkshire

Data Architect
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architect within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
Reading -1 15 £600 +41.18% 1
Newbury -4 7 £600 +8.11%
Bracknell -36 5 £600 +26.32% 1
Wokingham - 2 £638 -
Slough - 1 - -
Data Architect
South East

Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, Data Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 14 (41.18%) Data Architecture
2 11 (32.35%) Telecoms
2 11 (32.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (29.41%) Big Data
4 7 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (20.59%) Hadoop
4 7 (20.59%) Data Governance
5 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
5 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (14.71%) B2B
6 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
6 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
6 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (14.71%) GDPR
6 5 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (11.76%) Strategic Thinking
7 4 (11.76%) Decision-Making
7 4 (11.76%) Analytics
7 4 (11.76%) Data Privacy
7 4 (11.76%) Change Control
7 4 (11.76%) Machine Learning
7 4 (11.76%) Smart Meter
7 4 (11.76%) Retail
7 4 (11.76%) Project Management
7 4 (11.76%) SQL
7 4 (11.76%) Oracle
8 3 (8.82%) ETL
8 3 (8.82%) Migration
8 3 (8.82%) Data Integration

Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Serverless
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon SageMaker
3 1 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.94%) AWS Data Pipeline
3 1 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.94%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (2.94%) IaaS
3 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) Big Data
2 7 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (20.59%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) Amazon Athena
4 1 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.94%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.94%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.94%) HDInsight
4 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 11 (32.35%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Smart Meter
3 2 (5.88%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Data Architecture
2 11 (32.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (20.59%) Data Governance
4 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
5 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (14.71%) B2B
5 5 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
6 4 (11.76%) Analytics
6 4 (11.76%) Change Control
6 4 (11.76%) Data Privacy
6 4 (11.76%) Decision-Making
6 4 (11.76%) Machine Learning
6 4 (11.76%) Project Management
6 4 (11.76%) Strategic Thinking
7 3 (8.82%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (8.82%) Data Integration
7 3 (8.82%) ETL
7 3 (8.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) Python
2 1 (2.94%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) GDPR
2 3 (8.82%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Talend
3 1 (2.94%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.94%) JDA