The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £615 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 3 months to 29 April 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
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 20 26
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 8 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 6.15% 3.91% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.61% 4.10% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £615 £681 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.72% +0.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £501 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +0.10% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £56.88 £37.80
% change year-on-year - +50.46%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 121 122 118
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 93.08% 95.31% 90.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 95 77
Median daily rate £550 £493 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.67% -5.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £360 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £28.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.90% +126.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf that featured Data Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in Canary Wharf

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architect in Canary Wharf

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Canary Wharf region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Data Modelling
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) Data Management
2 8 (88.89%) TOGAF
2 8 (88.89%) Data Integration
2 8 (88.89%) Data Architecture
3 7 (77.78%) Business Analysis
4 5 (55.56%) PowerDesigner
4 5 (55.56%) Logical Data Model
4 5 (55.56%) Physical Data Model
5 4 (44.44%) Virtual Team
5 4 (44.44%) Data Governance
6 3 (33.33%) Master Data Management
6 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (33.33%) ERwin
7 2 (22.22%) Conceptual Models
8 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (11.11%) Replication
8 1 (11.11%) Data Security
8 1 (11.11%) SOA
8 1 (11.11%) ETL
8 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (11.11%) Informatica
8 1 (11.11%) Oracle
8 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 1 (11.11%) OLAP
8 1 (11.11%) RUP
8 1 (11.11%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling

Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) OLAP
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) PowerDesigner
2 3 (33.33%) ERwin
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Virtual Team
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Data Modelling
2 8 (88.89%) Data Architecture
2 8 (88.89%) Data Integration
2 8 (88.89%) Data Management
2 8 (88.89%) TOGAF
3 7 (77.78%) Business Analysis
4 5 (55.56%) Logical Data Model
4 5 (55.56%) Physical Data Model
5 4 (44.44%) Data Governance
6 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (33.33%) Master Data Management
7 2 (22.22%) Conceptual Models
8 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (11.11%) Data Security
8 1 (11.11%) Database Tuning
8 1 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (11.11%) ETL
8 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (11.11%) RUP
8 1 (11.11%) SOA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Informatica
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Tableau