The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 26 June 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 / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 144 181
Rank change year-on-year +2 +37  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 27 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.81% 0.63% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.66% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 23
Median daily rate £575 £544 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.74% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £344 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £588 £670
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £494 £513
% change year-on-year +5.31% -3.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 - £37.80

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3166 3182 5507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.42% 95.70% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2430 2585 4243
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 37 97
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.60% -3.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Data Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in the City of London

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architect in the City of London

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architect in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Architect in the City of London

Data Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Architect in the City of London

Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 City of London region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 23 (44.23%) Data Warehouse
1 23 (44.23%) Data Modelling
1 23 (44.23%) Big Data
2 22 (42.31%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (32.69%) Analytics
4 14 (26.92%) Data Quality
4 14 (26.92%) ETL
5 13 (25.00%) Data Management
5 13 (25.00%) Data Architecture
6 12 (23.08%) Hadoop
6 12 (23.08%) SQL
6 12 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (19.23%) Migration
7 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
7 10 (19.23%) Python
8 8 (15.38%) Talend Open Studio
8 8 (15.38%) Tableau
8 8 (15.38%) Data Governance
8 8 (15.38%) Talend
9 7 (13.46%) Data Migration
9 7 (13.46%) Data Analysis
9 7 (13.46%) Finance
10 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (11.54%) Google
10 6 (11.54%) Google Analytics
10 6 (11.54%) Visualisation
10 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
10 6 (11.54%) Apache Spark
10 6 (11.54%) BigQuery
10 6 (11.54%) Google Cloud Platform

Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 6 (11.54%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Google Analytics
1 6 (11.54%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.85%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.92%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.92%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (1.92%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (1.92%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) NAS
1 1 (1.92%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (44.23%) Big Data
1 23 (44.23%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (23.08%) Hadoop
3 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
4 6 (11.54%) BigQuery
4 6 (11.54%) HBase
4 6 (11.54%) Looker
4 6 (11.54%) NoSQL
4 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
5 5 (9.62%) MongoDB
6 4 (7.69%) Apache Hive
6 4 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (7.69%) Sqoop
7 3 (5.77%) DB2
7 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
8 2 (3.85%) Data Mart
8 2 (3.85%) OLAP
8 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (5.77%) ERwin
3 2 (3.85%) JIRA
4 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.92%) XMLSpy
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Banking
2 3 (5.77%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Legal
3 2 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Back Office
4 1 (1.92%) Electronics
4 1 (1.92%) Front Office
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Java EE
1 2 (3.85%) Kafka
1 2 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.92%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.92%) FpML
2 1 (1.92%) MDX
2 1 (1.92%) Node.js
2 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Data Centre
1 5 (9.62%) Data Structures
2 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.85%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.92%) Derivative
4 1 (1.92%) Equities
4 1 (1.92%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.92%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.92%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Data Modelling
2 22 (42.31%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (32.69%) Analytics
4 14 (26.92%) ETL
5 13 (25.00%) Data Architecture
5 13 (25.00%) Data Management
6 12 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (19.23%) Migration
8 8 (15.38%) Data Governance
9 7 (13.46%) Data Analysis
9 7 (13.46%) Data Migration
10 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (11.54%) Data Visualisation
10 6 (11.54%) Visualisation
11 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
11 5 (9.62%) Master Data Management
11 5 (9.62%) Quality Management
11 5 (9.62%) SDLC
12 4 (7.69%) MapReduce
13 3 (5.77%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) SQL
2 10 (19.23%) Python
3 5 (9.62%) R
4 4 (7.69%) Java
5 3 (5.77%) C++
6 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.92%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.77%) MiFID
3 2 (3.85%) Solvency II
4 1 (1.92%) GDPR
4 1 (1.92%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Apache Flume
1 2 (3.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (3.85%) HDFS
2 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.92%) SCOM
2 1 (1.92%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Tableau
1 8 (15.38%) Talend
2 6 (11.54%) Google
2 6 (11.54%) SnapLogic
3 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle
3 5 (9.62%) SAP
3 5 (9.62%) Teradata
4 3 (5.77%) Cloudera
4 3 (5.77%) Splunk
5 2 (3.85%) Alteryx
5 2 (3.85%) Hortonworks
5 2 (3.85%) IBM
5 2 (3.85%) Informatica
5 2 (3.85%) MapR
5 2 (3.85%) Netezza
5 2 (3.85%) Nuix
5 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.85%) Sybase
6 1 (1.92%) ION Trading
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