Period
to 21 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £563 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 129 124
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 12 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.42% 0.50% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.52% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 13
East Midlands median daily rate £563 £540 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +13.68% -9.52%
10th Percentile £478 £460 £425
90th Percentile £600 £615 £568
England median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £66.25 £65.00 £66.25
% change year-on-year +1.92% -1.89% +75.26%

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 2,703 2,861 3,044
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.44% 95.40% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,634 1,763 1,815
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £225
90th Percentile £538 £538 £563
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 130 117
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £13.60 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.72% -2.89% +3.70%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.25 £9.72
90th Percentile £44.90 £40.00 £39.40
England median hourly rate £18.52 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.94% -6.53% +14.29%

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Data Architect in the job title as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 21 June 2018.

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 6 months to 21 June 2018. 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
Derbyshire +10 3 £500 -15.43%
Nottinghamshire -9 2 £600 +22.45%
Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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 (100.00%) Big Data
2 8 (66.67%) Hadoop
3 7 (58.33%) Big Data Analytics
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) Sqoop
4 6 (50.00%) Apache Hive
4 6 (50.00%) HDFS
4 6 (50.00%) Apache Spark
5 5 (41.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
5 5 (41.67%) Unix
5 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) Degree
5 5 (41.67%) JIRA
5 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
6 4 (33.33%) Informatica
6 4 (33.33%) ETL
6 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (33.33%) Analytics
6 4 (33.33%) SDLC
6 4 (33.33%) VersionOne
6 4 (33.33%) Oozie
7 3 (25.00%) Data Engineering
7 3 (25.00%) Apache Pig
7 3 (25.00%) Cloudera
7 3 (25.00%) Apache Flume
7 3 (25.00%) Data Analytics
7 3 (25.00%) R
7 3 (25.00%) MapReduce

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 6 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (25.00%) Apache Pig
3 2 (16.67%) Apache
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
4 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (8.33%) GitHub
2 1 (8.33%) OpenShift
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) Big Data
2 8 (66.67%) Hadoop
3 6 (50.00%) Apache Hive
3 6 (50.00%) Sqoop
4 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (25.00%) PowerCenter
6 2 (16.67%) HBase
6 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
7 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (8.33%) Data Mart
7 1 (8.33%) Impala
7 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
7 1 (8.33%) Pentaho
7 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) JIRA
2 4 (33.33%) VersionOne
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) J2EE
1 1 (8.33%) Kafka
1 1 (8.33%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Big Data Analytics
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) ETL
3 4 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Data Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) MapReduce
4 3 (25.00%) PLM
4 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
6 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
6 1 (8.33%) Data Lineage
6 1 (8.33%) Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) Data Strategy
6 1 (8.33%) Test Management
6 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
3 3 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) R
4 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) HDFS
2 3 (25.00%) Apache Flume
3 1 (8.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Oozie
2 2 (16.67%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Informatica
2 3 (25.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (8.33%) Delphix
3 1 (8.33%) Dynatrace
3 1 (8.33%) Hortonworks
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Splunk
3 1 (8.33%) Talend