Period
to 20 October 2021

The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 81 64 95
Rank change year-on-year -17 +31 +43
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 14 1 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.96% 0.16% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.17% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 7
10th Percentile £453 " £515
25th Percentile £500 " £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 - £550
75th Percentile £638 " £606
90th Percentile £695 " £650
England median daily rate £650 £619 £575
% change year-on-year +5.05% +7.61% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 1,394 587 1,768
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.68% 95.14% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 385 1,053
10th Percentile £151 £150 £185
25th Percentile £302 £263 £310
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £403 £360 £400
Median % change year-on-year +11.81% -10.00% -
75th Percentile £500 £460 £500
90th Percentile £588 £525 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 31 124
10th Percentile £9.36 £9.52 £10.52
25th Percentile £12.00 £11.07 £11.17
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% - -9.68%
75th Percentile £20.00 £29.65 £19.18
90th Percentile £48.45 £43.75 £45.85
England median hourly rate £19.68 £22.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year -10.57% +16.56% +7.86%

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Data Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in the East Midlands

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Architect in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Data Architect in the East Midlands

Data Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Architect in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Data Architect in the East Midlands

Data Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architect within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 9 £550 -
Leicestershire - 3 £588 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 £500 -
Data Architect
England

Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, Data Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 12 (85.71%) Azure
2 11 (78.57%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (64.29%) SQL
4 9 (64.29%) Data Engineering
4 9 (64.29%) Power Platform
5 7 (50.00%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) Analytics
6 6 (42.86%) Data Lake
6 6 (42.86%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 6 (42.86%) Social Skills
7 5 (35.71%) Databricks
7 5 (35.71%) Power BI
7 5 (35.71%) RDBMS
8 4 (28.57%) ETL
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 4 (28.57%) Data Security
8 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (28.57%) Scrum
8 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (28.57%) Data Governance
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (28.57%) Business Analytics
8 4 (28.57%) Presentation Skills
9 3 (21.43%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (21.43%) Apache Spark
9 3 (21.43%) Data Architecture
9 3 (21.43%) SaaS

Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 3 (21.43%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Synapse
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (85.71%) Azure
2 9 (64.29%) Power Platform
3 7 (50.00%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (21.43%) SaaS
5 2 (14.29%) IaaS
5 2 (14.29%) PaaS
6 1 (7.14%) AWS
6 1 (7.14%) Fivetran
6 1 (7.14%) GCP
6 1 (7.14%) Snowflake
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (42.86%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 6 (42.86%) Data Lake
4 5 (35.71%) Power BI
4 5 (35.71%) RDBMS
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (21.43%) Big Data
7 2 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
7 2 (14.29%) Redis
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (7.14%) Looker
8 1 (7.14%) Metadata
8 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
8 1 (7.14%) SAS EBI
8 1 (7.14%) Spark SQL
General
1 6 (42.86%) Social Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Presentation Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) COM
2 1 (7.14%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
1 1 (7.14%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (64.29%) Data Engineering
3 7 (50.00%) Analytics
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Business Analytics
4 4 (28.57%) Data Governance
4 4 (28.57%) Data Security
4 4 (28.57%) ETL
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Data Architecture
5 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) Architectural Design
6 2 (14.29%) Big Data Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) Data Science
7 1 (7.14%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (7.14%) R
3 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) Data Quality
2 2 (14.29%) GDPR
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Databricks
3 1 (7.14%) BiZZdesign