Period
to 22 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 22 September 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 of England
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 179 167
Rank change year-on-year -2 -12 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 29 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.58% 0.47% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.50% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 20
East of England median daily rate £550 £588 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.46% +28.88% -17.05%
10th Percentile £403 £488 £391
90th Percentile £641 £669 £591
England median daily rate £575 £575 £550
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £70.00 £50.00 £100.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -50.00% +180.31%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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 of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4,694 4,605 4,837
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.05% 94.04% 96.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,736 2,696 2,759
East of England median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% +6.67%
10th Percentile £190 £213 £200
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 318 363 385
East of England median hourly rate £17.32 £18.00 £20.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.78% -11.42% -2.00%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.96 £11.20
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.90 £46.00
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +6.92%

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in the East of England

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architect in the East of England

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architect in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Architect in the East of England

Data Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
Bedfordshire 0 8 £550 -5.17% 1
Essex +1 7 £550 -6.46% 2
Suffolk -12 6 £400 -23.81%
Hertfordshire -2 4 £665 +56.47% 1
Cambridgeshire +9 3 £550 -21.43% 1
Norfolk - 1 £525 -
Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 of England region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 19 (65.52%) Data Modelling
2 15 (51.72%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (44.83%) Big Data
4 12 (41.38%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (41.38%) Oracle
4 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (37.93%) Analytics
5 11 (37.93%) Data Architecture
6 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (27.59%) Data Integration
7 8 (27.59%) Hadoop
7 8 (27.59%) Physical Data Model
8 7 (24.14%) Logical Data Model
8 7 (24.14%) Data Quality
8 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (24.14%) Data Mapping
8 7 (24.14%) Scrum
8 7 (24.14%) Python
9 6 (20.69%) CRM
9 6 (20.69%) SQL
9 6 (20.69%) Reference Data
9 6 (20.69%) User Stories
9 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
9 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
9 6 (20.69%) Apache Spark
9 6 (20.69%) Data Structures
9 6 (20.69%) Data Science
10 5 (17.24%) Data Analytics
10 5 (17.24%) Apache Hive
10 5 (17.24%) Project Governance

Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (20.69%) Apache Spark
2 3 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Pig
4 1 (3.45%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (17.24%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (13.79%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (13.79%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) Big Data
2 12 (41.38%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (27.59%) Hadoop
4 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
4 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
5 5 (17.24%) Apache Hive
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
6 4 (13.79%) Amazon Athena
6 4 (13.79%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (13.79%) Impala
6 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
7 3 (10.34%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (10.34%) Apache Kudu
7 3 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (10.34%) Data Lake
7 3 (10.34%) MySQL
7 3 (10.34%) OLTP
7 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
7 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (6.90%) Kalido
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) PowerDesigner
General
1 4 (13.79%) Retail
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) J2EE
1 5 (17.24%) XML
1 5 (17.24%) XSD
2 4 (13.79%) Kafka
3 3 (10.34%) .NET
4 2 (6.90%) Middleware
4 2 (6.90%) Web Services
4 2 (6.90%) XML Schema
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Avro
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Data Structures
1 6 (20.69%) Reference Data
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Data Modelling
2 15 (51.72%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (37.93%) Analytics
4 11 (37.93%) Data Architecture
5 8 (27.59%) Data Integration
5 8 (27.59%) Physical Data Model
6 7 (24.14%) Data Mapping
6 7 (24.14%) Logical Data Model
6 7 (24.14%) Scrum
7 6 (20.69%) CRM
7 6 (20.69%) Data Science
7 6 (20.69%) User Stories
8 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
8 5 (17.24%) Data Analytics
8 5 (17.24%) Project Governance
9 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
9 4 (13.79%) Migration
9 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (13.79%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) Python
2 6 (20.69%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) Java
4 3 (10.34%) C++
4 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.45%) R
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) GDPR
2 1 (3.45%) GLP
2 1 (3.45%) GMP
2 1 (3.45%) GxP
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Apache Flume
2 3 (10.34%) HDFS
3 1 (3.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Oozie
2 1 (3.45%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (3.45%) Kibana
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) Informatica
3 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 3 (10.34%) Talend
4 2 (6.90%) Databricks
4 2 (6.90%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) Tableau
5 1 (3.45%) Teradata