The median contractor rate for a Lead Data Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 30 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.

Lead Data Architect
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 154 196
Rank change year-on-year -7 +42  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Data Architect 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.029% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.030% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £575 £500 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £538
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 3051 3319 5261
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.31% 95.05% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2311 2686 3994
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 £322 £313 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 43 81
Median hourly rate £19.16 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.22% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £43.57 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Lead Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Data Architect in the City of London

Lead 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 Lead Data Architect in the City of London.

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

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, Lead 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 Lead Data Architect in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Data Modelling
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Dimensional Modelling
2 4 (66.67%) Data Transformation
3 3 (50.00%) Data Quality
3 3 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (50.00%) R
3 3 (50.00%) Netezza
3 3 (50.00%) Teradata
3 3 (50.00%) Data Management
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Sybase
3 3 (50.00%) DB2
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Use Case
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) MDX
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas

Lead 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (50.00%) DB2
2 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data
3 1 (16.67%) MOLAP
3 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (16.67%) OLAP
3 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) MDX
1 1 (16.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Data Modelling
2 4 (66.67%) Data Transformation
2 4 (66.67%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) Data Management
3 3 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) R
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Netezza
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Sybase
1 3 (50.00%) Teradata
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SAP