Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £580 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 22 November 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 of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 172 166
Rank change year-on-year -14 -6 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 23 25 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.45% 0.51% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.54% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 23
East of England median daily rate £580 £510 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.73% -7.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £468 £423 £418
90th Percentile £723 £586 £670
England median daily rate £577 £565 £525
% change year-on-year +2.12% +7.62% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East of England median hourly rate - - £62.50
England median hourly rate £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +6.00% +11.11% +17.65%

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 4856 4661 5558
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.09% 95.65% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2791 2691 3248
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £205
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 375 531
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.53% +16.67% +5.00%
10th Percentile £11.13 £11.20 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.90 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -3 11 £580 +27.12%
Cambridgeshire -11 7 £713 +54.05%
Hertfordshire -11 2 £500 -9.09%
Essex - 2 £513 -
Suffolk +11 1 £525 -8.70%
Data Architect
England

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

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

1 12 (52.17%) Analytics
2 9 (39.13%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (34.78%) Data Modelling
3 8 (34.78%) Big Data
3 8 (34.78%) Data Analytics
4 6 (26.09%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (26.09%) Impala
4 6 (26.09%) Data Integration
4 6 (26.09%) Hadoop
4 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
4 6 (26.09%) Data Visualisation
4 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) ETL
4 6 (26.09%) Apache Spark
4 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 6 (26.09%) Amazon QuickSight
5 5 (21.74%) Amazon Kinesis
5 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle
5 5 (21.74%) UML
5 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
5 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (21.74%) Amazon EMR
5 5 (21.74%) HBase
5 5 (21.74%) Machine Learning
6 4 (17.39%) Data Governance
6 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure

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 (26.09%) Apache Spark
2 2 (8.70%) JBoss
2 2 (8.70%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon EMR
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon Kinesis
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (13.04%) Amazon S3
3 3 (13.04%) IaaS
3 3 (13.04%) PaaS
4 2 (8.70%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) BlueKai
5 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (34.78%) Big Data
3 6 (26.09%) Amazon QuickSight
3 6 (26.09%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 6 (26.09%) Hadoop
3 6 (26.09%) Impala
4 5 (21.74%) HBase
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (17.39%) Power BI
5 4 (17.39%) QlikView
6 3 (13.04%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (13.04%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (13.04%) Data Lake
6 3 (13.04%) Parquet
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.04%) Sqoop
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
7 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) PowerDesigner
General
1 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 3 (13.04%) Apache Avro
2 3 (13.04%) Kafka
2 3 (13.04%) Middleware
3 2 (8.70%) EJB
3 2 (8.70%) GraphX
3 2 (8.70%) J2EE
3 2 (8.70%) Java EE
3 2 (8.70%) JDBC
3 2 (8.70%) JMS
3 2 (8.70%) JPA
3 2 (8.70%) MLlib
3 2 (8.70%) Servlets
3 2 (8.70%) TensorFlow
3 2 (8.70%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) XML Schema
3 2 (8.70%) XSD
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) Reference Data
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
3 2 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Analytics
2 8 (34.78%) Data Analytics
2 8 (34.78%) Data Modelling
3 6 (26.09%) Data Integration
3 6 (26.09%) Data Visualisation
3 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (26.09%) ETL
3 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
4 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
4 5 (21.74%) Machine Learning
4 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (21.74%) UML
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) Data Governance
6 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Data Architecture
6 3 (13.04%) Data Management
6 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Apache Flume
1 3 (13.04%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Mesos
1 3 (13.04%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Tableau
3 3 (13.04%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe
4 1 (4.35%) Arista
4 1 (4.35%) MuleSoft
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) Tealium