Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 94 71
Rank change year-on-year +11 -23 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 9 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.58% 0.46% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.47% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 11
Birmingham median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £448 £450 £405
90th Percentile £750 £625 £588
West Midlands median daily rate £523 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +4.50% +11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £33.55

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1481 1475 1305
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.28% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1050 941 813
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £398 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.52% +7.43% +5.71%
10th Percentile £216 £225 £210
90th Percentile £525 £550 £511
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 54 63
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.97% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.36 £10.65
90th Percentile £39.63 £26.88 £39.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.13 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.17% -11.76% +4.94%

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in Birmingham

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architect in Birmingham

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architect in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Architect in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Data Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
2 5 (55.56%) Data Integration
2 5 (55.56%) Data Migration
2 5 (55.56%) Data Quality
3 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (44.44%) Data Management
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Master Data Management
4 3 (33.33%) Information Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Data Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Data Governance
5 2 (22.22%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (22.22%) Physical Data Model
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
5 2 (22.22%) RESTful
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Information Security
5 2 (22.22%) ETL
6 1 (11.11%) SMS
6 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) Zachman Framework

Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (11.11%) Apache Spark
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data
3 1 (11.11%) DB2
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) ERwin
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) Data Integration
2 5 (55.56%) Data Migration
2 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
3 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (44.44%) Data Management
4 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Data Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) Information Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Master Data Management
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Data Governance
5 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
5 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 2 (22.22%) ETL
5 2 (22.22%) Information Security
5 2 (22.22%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (22.22%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (11.11%) SOA
6 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Embarcadero
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Tableau
1 1 (11.11%) VMware