The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £588 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England 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 of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 107 134
Rank change year-on-year -17 +27  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 12 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.52% 0.90% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.94% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 10
Median daily rate £588 £463 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.13% -15.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £383 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £595 £605
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 of England. 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 of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2179 2452 2910
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.76% 96.19% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1399 1733
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 194 258
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
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 of England

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

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 3 months to 23 June 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 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
Bedfordshire -1 7 £525 +9.09% 1
Essex - 3 £588 -
Cambridgeshire -5 1 £700 +59.90% 1
Hertfordshire -5 1 £425 -
Data Architect
England

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

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 of England region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 11 (47.83%) Data Architecture
2 10 (43.48%) Data Modelling
3 9 (39.13%) Data Quality
4 8 (34.78%) Migration
5 7 (30.43%) Data Migration
5 7 (30.43%) Middleware
5 7 (30.43%) UML
5 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
6 6 (26.09%) SOA
6 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (26.09%) Data Cleansing
6 6 (26.09%) Data Integration
7 5 (21.74%) Data Management
7 5 (21.74%) Degree
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle
7 5 (21.74%) Analytics
8 4 (17.39%) Data Analytics
8 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
8 4 (17.39%) Open Source
8 4 (17.39%) SaaS
8 4 (17.39%) Java
8 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (17.39%) ETL
8 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
9 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
9 3 (13.04%) EAI
9 3 (13.04%) J2EE
9 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.04%) TOGAF

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 1 (4.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.35%) HBase
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (4.35%) Power BI
3 1 (4.35%) QlikView
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) PowerDesigner
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Middleware
2 3 (13.04%) J2EE
3 2 (8.70%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) XSD
4 1 (4.35%) .NET
4 1 (4.35%) Java EE
4 1 (4.35%) JDBC
4 1 (4.35%) JMS
4 1 (4.35%) JPA
4 1 (4.35%) NumPy
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (4.35%) SciPy
4 1 (4.35%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.70%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Data Architecture
2 10 (43.48%) Data Modelling
3 8 (34.78%) Migration
4 7 (30.43%) Data Migration
4 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
4 7 (30.43%) UML
5 6 (26.09%) Data Cleansing
5 6 (26.09%) Data Integration
5 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (26.09%) SOA
6 5 (21.74%) Analytics
6 5 (21.74%) Data Management
7 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (17.39%) Data Analytics
7 4 (17.39%) ETL
7 4 (17.39%) Open Source
8 3 (13.04%) Coaching
8 3 (13.04%) Data Transformation
8 3 (13.04%) EAI
8 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) R
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) BC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) Data Quality
2 3 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (4.35%) GDPR
3 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) FireEye
4 1 (4.35%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.35%) MuleSoft
4 1 (4.35%) Palo Alto
4 1 (4.35%) Proofpoint
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec
4 1 (4.35%) Teradata