Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 17 January 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 85 92
Rank change year-on-year -13 +7 0
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 13 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.69% 0.70% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.74% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 9
Bristol median daily rate £525 £420 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -23.64% +22.22%
10th Percentile £463 £349 £485
90th Percentile £688 £575 £630
South West median daily rate £525 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1,798 1,484 1,569
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 94.95% 96.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,190 1,016 1,147
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £225 £228 £243
90th Percentile £525 £550 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 78 82
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +40.00% +6.06%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.73 £12.05
90th Percentile £57.88 £49.20 £45.78
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% -11.29% +55.00%

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in Bristol

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architect in Bristol

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architect in Bristol over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Architect in Bristol

Data Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Architect in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Bristol region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 6 (46.15%) Migration
1 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Data Migration
3 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) Data Quality
4 3 (23.08%) Machine Learning
4 3 (23.08%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (23.08%) R
4 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (23.08%) SOA
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) Predictive Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Data Strategy
4 3 (23.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 2 (15.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Logical Data Model

Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (7.69%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (23.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 3 (23.08%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (15.38%) Big Data
3 2 (15.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Data Lake
4 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (7.69%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
2 1 (7.69%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Linked Data
2 1 (7.69%) Online Gambling
2 1 (7.69%) Online Games
2 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Migration
2 5 (38.46%) Data Migration
2 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (23.08%) Data Strategy
3 3 (23.08%) Machine Learning
3 3 (23.08%) Predictive Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Data Stewardship
5 1 (7.69%) Master Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) R
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Cognos
3 1 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) hybris
3 1 (7.69%) Tableau