Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 179 166
Rank change year-on-year +5 -13 0
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 36 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.72% 0.43% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.46% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 21
East of England median daily rate £550 £580 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.17% +11.54% -3.26%
10th Percentile £435 £468 £423
90th Percentile £669 £702 £575
England median daily rate £575 £577 £550
% change year-on-year -0.35% +4.91% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £48.25
% change year-on-year -20.45% -8.81% +7.22%

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 4,673 4,775 4,584
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.85% 94.35% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,768 2,758 2,634
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% -0.64%
10th Percentile £200 £206 £200
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £458 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.67% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 366 373
East of England median hourly rate £17.32 £18.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.63% -6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.13 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.25 £47.50 £46.00
England median hourly rate £18.28 £18.70 £18.35
% change year-on-year -2.23% +1.89% +1.96%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +8 9 £594 +2.37%
Essex -12 8 £525 +2.44% 1
Cambridgeshire +13 6 £575 -20.69%
Hertfordshire +2 6 £559 +9.02% 1
Suffolk -2 6 £400 -23.81% 2
Norfolk - 1 £585 -
Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 22 (61.11%) Data Modelling
2 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (41.67%) Big Data
5 12 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (33.33%) Analytics
6 11 (30.56%) Oracle
7 10 (27.78%) Data Architecture
7 10 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (27.78%) Data Integration
8 9 (25.00%) Hadoop
8 9 (25.00%) Data Quality
9 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (22.22%) Data Analysis
9 8 (22.22%) Scrum
10 7 (19.44%) Migration
10 7 (19.44%) Retail
10 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
10 7 (19.44%) SQL
10 7 (19.44%) CRM
11 6 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (16.67%) Amazon Kinesis
11 6 (16.67%) Amazon Athena
11 6 (16.67%) Thought Leadership
11 6 (16.67%) ETL
11 6 (16.67%) J2EE
11 6 (16.67%) XML
11 6 (16.67%) Data Analytics
12 5 (13.89%) NoSQL
12 5 (13.89%) Data Mapping

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 5 (13.89%) Apache Spark
2 4 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.78%) Confluence
5 1 (2.78%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (16.67%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (8.33%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (5.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (5.56%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (5.56%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) Big Data
2 12 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
5 6 (16.67%) Amazon Athena
5 6 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (13.89%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (13.89%) NoSQL
6 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
7 4 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (11.11%) MySQL
8 3 (8.33%) Apache Hive
8 3 (8.33%) Data Lake
8 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
8 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
9 2 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (5.56%) Amazon QuickSight
9 2 (5.56%) Apache Kudu
9 2 (5.56%) Impala
9 2 (5.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (2.78%) ERwin
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (19.44%) Retail
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) J2EE
1 6 (16.67%) XML
2 5 (13.89%) Middleware
3 4 (11.11%) Web Services
3 4 (11.11%) XML Schema
4 3 (8.33%) .NET
4 3 (8.33%) Kafka
5 2 (5.56%) Java EE
5 2 (5.56%) Spring
5 2 (5.56%) XSD
6 1 (2.78%) JDBC
6 1 (2.78%) JSON
6 1 (2.78%) Lucene
6 1 (2.78%) Node.js
6 1 (2.78%) RESTful
6 1 (2.78%) SOAP
6 1 (2.78%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Data Structures
1 5 (13.89%) N-Tier
2 4 (11.11%) Reference Data
3 2 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.78%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Data Modelling
2 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (33.33%) Analytics
5 10 (27.78%) Data Architecture
5 10 (27.78%) Data Integration
6 8 (22.22%) Data Analysis
6 8 (22.22%) Scrum
7 7 (19.44%) CRM
7 7 (19.44%) Migration
8 6 (16.67%) Data Analytics
8 6 (16.67%) ETL
8 6 (16.67%) Thought Leadership
9 5 (13.89%) Data Mapping
9 5 (13.89%) Data Science
10 4 (11.11%) Data Governance
10 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
10 4 (11.11%) Master Data Management
10 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 4 (11.11%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) Java
2 5 (13.89%) Python
3 3 (8.33%) C++
4 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.56%) GDPR
3 1 (2.78%) GLP
3 1 (2.78%) GMP
3 1 (2.78%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Apache Flume
2 2 (5.56%) HDFS
3 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Oozie
2 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Oracle
2 5 (13.89%) Informatica
3 4 (11.11%) SAP
4 2 (5.56%) Databricks
4 2 (5.56%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (5.56%) Talend
5 1 (2.78%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) Tableau