The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £563 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 23 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 82 91
Rank change year-on-year -13 +9  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 4 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.26% 0.77% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.81% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 6
Median daily rate £563 £475 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -11.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £438 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £500 £511
% change year-on-year +2.50% -2.20%  
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 East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1433 1486 1555
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 94.40% 95.87% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 886 894 921
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 50 73
Median hourly rate £13.86 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.61% -3.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £9.82 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £20.00 £30.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands that featured Data Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in the East Midlands

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architect in the East Midlands

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architect in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 2 £563 -
Nottinghamshire -13 1 - -
Derbyshire -15 1 - - 1
Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 East Midlands region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 7 (46.67%) Data Architecture
2 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Legal
4 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (20.00%) Data Governance
4 3 (20.00%) Machine Learning
4 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (20.00%) Apache Spark
4 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (13.33%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (13.33%) HDInsight
5 2 (13.33%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (13.33%) Power BI
5 2 (13.33%) Data Lineage
5 2 (13.33%) SAP MDG
5 2 (13.33%) IT Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (13.33%) PaaS
5 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (13.33%) Scala
5 2 (13.33%) ETL
5 2 (13.33%) SAP
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) Banking

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 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP MDG
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Azure Data Factory
1 2 (13.33%) Azure Machine Learning
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) HDInsight
2 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (13.33%) Power BI
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data
3 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) ERwin
1 1 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Legal
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Data Architecture
2 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Data Governance
4 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) Machine Learning
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Data Lineage
5 2 (13.33%) Data Management
5 2 (13.33%) ETL
5 2 (13.33%) IT Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) ERP
6 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (6.67%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Scala
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) R
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Informatica
2 1 (6.67%) Tableau
2 1 (6.67%) Talend
2 1 (6.67%) Teradata