Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 128 135
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 14 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.47% 0.48% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.50% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 5
East Midlands median daily rate £550 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -14.29%
10th Percentile £475 £468 £410
90th Percentile £600 £640 £540
England median daily rate £575 £575 £520
% change year-on-year - +10.58% -0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £60.25 £48.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year +24.87% +1.58% +24.18%

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 2,835 2,989 3,023
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.33% 95.83% 96.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,751 1,867 1,782
East Midlands median daily rate £392 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.53% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £218 £200 £225
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 137 153
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.75 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.75 £36.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.69% -0.59% +11.06%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -1 5 - -
Nottinghamshire -10 2 £600 +22.45% 1
Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 7 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 6 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 6 (42.86%) Big Data
3 5 (35.71%) Sqoop
3 5 (35.71%) Apache Hive
3 5 (35.71%) HDFS
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
4 4 (28.57%) Legal
4 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (21.43%) SDLC
5 3 (21.43%) VersionOne
5 3 (21.43%) Oozie
5 3 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Big Data Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) JIRA
5 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
5 3 (21.43%) Unix
5 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) Apache
6 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (14.29%) ABAP
6 2 (14.29%) SAP

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 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Apache Pig
1 2 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Big Data
1 6 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 5 (35.71%) Apache Hive
2 5 (35.71%) Sqoop
3 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (14.29%) HBase
4 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (7.14%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
1 3 (21.43%) VersionOne
General
1 4 (28.57%) Legal
1 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
3 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Big Data Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) MapReduce
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
5 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.14%) Data Management
6 1 (7.14%) Data Mapping
6 1 (7.14%) ETL
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.14%) Test Management
6 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
3 2 (14.29%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) HDFS
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Oozie
2 2 (14.29%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Cloudera
1 2 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Informatica
2 1 (7.14%) Lotus