The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 April 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
UK / England
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 324 295 289
Rank change year-on-year -29 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 284 387 378
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.65% 0.75% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.79% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 259 261
Median daily rate £550 £510 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% -7.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £501 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +0.10% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £56.88 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £56.88 £37.80
% change year-on-year - +50.46%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 41139 48919 48101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.60% 95.23% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26872 32291 29651
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1340 1389 1923
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.07 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in England

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architect in England

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architect in England over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Architect in England

Data Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architect in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Architect in England

Data Architect
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
London +11 172 £575 +4.54% 26
South East +10 59 £500 - 9
East of England -11 14 £563 +18.42% 2
East Midlands -9 9 £540 +13.68% 1
North West +24 8 £513 +7.94% 3
West Midlands +20 8 £500 - 2
South West 0 8 £550 +22.22% 1
Yorkshire -6 3 £455 -32.34% 3
North East +15 1 £650 -3.70% 1
Midlands -12 1 £500 +17.64%
Data Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 England region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 304 (47.57%) Data Modelling
2 239 (37.40%) Data Architecture
3 188 (29.42%) Big Data
4 175 (27.39%) Finance
5 152 (23.79%) Business Intelligence
6 147 (23.00%) Data Warehouse
7 140 (21.91%) ETL
8 136 (21.28%) Hadoop
9 128 (20.03%) Migration
10 125 (19.56%) Data Management
11 118 (18.47%) SQL
12 116 (18.15%) Analytics
13 111 (17.37%) Oracle
14 107 (16.74%) Agile Software Development
15 98 (15.34%) SQL Server
16 92 (14.40%) Banking
17 90 (14.08%) Data Integration
17 90 (14.08%) Data Quality
18 82 (12.83%) Data Governance
19 75 (11.74%) Logical Data Model
20 74 (11.58%) Data Migration
21 65 (10.17%) NoSQL
22 62 (9.70%) TOGAF
23 61 (9.55%) Physical Data Model
24 58 (9.08%) Stakeholder Management
25 56 (8.76%) Microsoft
26 53 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
27 50 (7.82%) Retail
27 50 (7.82%) MongoDB
27 50 (7.82%) Amazon AWS

Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 49 (7.67%) Apache Spark
2 17 (2.66%) SAS
3 14 (2.19%) Apache
4 12 (1.88%) Apache Pig
5 9 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (0.63%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.63%) FileNet
8 4 (0.63%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.47%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.31%) Confluence
10 2 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.16%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.16%) JBoss
11 1 (0.16%) Predix
11 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.16%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.63%) GNU Octave
4 4 (0.63%) SPSS
5 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.41%) SAP MDG
2 6 (0.94%) SAP Retail
3 4 (0.63%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.31%) Temenos Globus
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 50 (7.82%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (7.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.56%) Amazon EMR
3 10 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.41%) PaaS
5 7 (1.10%) IaaS
6 6 (0.94%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.94%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.78%) Office 365
7 5 (0.78%) SaaS
8 4 (0.63%) Azure Machine Learning
9 3 (0.47%) Amazon Glacier
9 3 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.47%) Data Lake Analytics
10 2 (0.31%) iPaaS
11 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.16%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.56%) SAN
2 8 (1.25%) Firewall
2 8 (1.25%) Internet
2 8 (1.25%) MPLS
2 8 (1.25%) WAN
3 7 (1.10%) DNS
4 6 (0.94%) LAN
4 6 (0.94%) VPN
5 5 (0.78%) BGP
5 5 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (0.63%) OSPF
7 3 (0.47%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (0.47%) FTP
7 3 (0.47%) HTTP
7 3 (0.47%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.47%) LDAP
8 2 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (0.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (0.31%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (29.42%) Big Data
2 147 (23.00%) Data Warehouse
3 136 (21.28%) Hadoop
4 98 (15.34%) SQL Server
5 65 (10.17%) NoSQL
6 50 (7.82%) MongoDB
7 44 (6.89%) Relational Database
8 42 (6.57%) Apache Hive
9 38 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 37 (5.79%) HBase
11 28 (4.38%) RDBMS
12 27 (4.23%) Apache Cassandra
13 24 (3.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 22 (3.44%) Power BI
15 21 (3.29%) OLAP
16 20 (3.13%) DB2
17 19 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 15 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
18 15 (2.35%) QlikView
18 15 (2.35%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 30 (4.69%) Talend Open Studio
2 26 (4.07%) ERwin
3 16 (2.50%) PowerDesigner
4 3 (0.47%) CA Gen
4 3 (0.47%) ClearCase
4 3 (0.47%) ClearQuest
4 3 (0.47%) JMeter
4 3 (0.47%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.47%) Selenium
4 3 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.31%) JIRA
5 2 (0.31%) MagicDraw
6 1 (0.16%) Apache Continuum
6 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.16%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.16%) XMLSpy
General
1 175 (27.39%) Finance
2 92 (14.40%) Banking
3 50 (7.82%) Retail
4 22 (3.44%) Legal
5 21 (3.29%) Investment Banking
6 20 (3.13%) Marketing
7 17 (2.66%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.94%) Back Office
9 5 (0.78%) Law
9 5 (0.78%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.63%) Billing
10 4 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.63%) Front Office
10 4 (0.63%) Games
10 4 (0.63%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.47%) Advertising
11 3 (0.47%) Publishing
12 2 (0.31%) Electronics
12 2 (0.31%) German Language
12 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (6.73%) XML
2 26 (4.07%) Web Services
3 23 (3.60%) XSD
4 19 (2.97%) Kafka
5 17 (2.66%) .NET
6 16 (2.50%) J2EE
7 14 (2.19%) REST
8 13 (2.03%) SOAP
9 12 (1.88%) XML Schema
10 11 (1.72%) Middleware
11 9 (1.41%) RESTful
11 9 (1.41%) XML Messaging
12 8 (1.25%) XSLT
13 7 (1.10%) FIX Protocol
13 7 (1.10%) Node.js
14 6 (0.94%) HTML
14 6 (0.94%) JSON
14 6 (0.94%) WSDL
15 5 (0.78%) FpML
15 5 (0.78%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (7.67%) Data Centre
2 49 (7.67%) Data Structures
3 42 (6.57%) Reference Data
4 34 (5.32%) Management Information System
5 22 (3.44%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (2.19%) Mainframe
6 14 (2.19%) Taxonomies
7 12 (1.88%) Credit Risk
8 11 (1.72%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.56%) Replication
10 9 (1.41%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.78%) FMCG
13 5 (0.78%) N-Tier
13 5 (0.78%) SWIFT
13 5 (0.78%) User Experience
14 4 (0.63%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 29 (4.54%) Windows
2 25 (3.91%) Linux
3 24 (3.76%) Unix
4 9 (1.41%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.31%) AIX
5 2 (0.31%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.16%) Android
6 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.16%) HPUX
6 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (47.57%) Data Modelling
2 239 (37.40%) Data Architecture
3 152 (23.79%) Business Intelligence
4 140 (21.91%) ETL
5 128 (20.03%) Migration
6 125 (19.56%) Data Management
7 116 (18.15%) Analytics
8 107 (16.74%) Agile Software Development
9 90 (14.08%) Data Integration
10 82 (12.83%) Data Governance
11 75 (11.74%) Logical Data Model
12 74 (11.58%) Data Migration
13 62 (9.70%) TOGAF
14 61 (9.55%) Physical Data Model
15 58 (9.08%) Stakeholder Management
16 48 (7.51%) Master Data Management
17 44 (6.89%) Data Analysis
17 44 (6.89%) Enterprise Architecture
18 42 (6.57%) SOA
19 39 (6.10%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 118 (18.47%) SQL
2 43 (6.73%) Java
3 32 (5.01%) Python
4 24 (3.76%) R
5 16 (2.50%) Scala
6 14 (2.19%) T-SQL
7 12 (1.88%) PL/SQL
8 10 (1.56%) C++
9 6 (0.94%) MATLAB
9 6 (0.94%) Perl
10 5 (0.78%) C
10 5 (0.78%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.47%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.47%) PHP
12 2 (0.31%) C#
12 2 (0.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.31%) Lisp
12 2 (0.31%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.16%) Ruby
13 1 (0.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 44 (6.89%) Degree
2 35 (5.48%) Security Cleared
3 27 (4.23%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.63%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.47%) CCIE
6 3 (0.47%) CCNP
7 2 (0.31%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.31%) CCNA
8 1 (0.16%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.16%) CISSP
8 1 (0.16%) CITP
8 1 (0.16%) IISP
8 1 (0.16%) ISACA
8 1 (0.16%) MBCS
8 1 (0.16%) MCSA
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.16%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (14.08%) Data Quality
2 12 (1.88%) GDPR
2 12 (1.88%) ISO20022
3 9 (1.41%) MiFID
4 8 (1.25%) FATCA
5 6 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.78%) IFRS
7 4 (0.63%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.47%) COBIT
8 3 (0.47%) IFRS 9
8 3 (0.47%) QA
9 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.31%) PMO
9 2 (0.31%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.16%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (2.82%) Apache Flume
2 8 (1.25%) HDFS
3 5 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.47%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.47%) vCloud
4 3 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.31%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (1.56%) Oozie
2 2 (0.31%) Ambari
2 2 (0.31%) Forum Sentry
2 2 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.16%) Ansible
3 1 (0.16%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.16%) Control-M
3 1 (0.16%) Nagios
3 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.16%) SCCM
3 1 (0.16%) SCOM
3 1 (0.16%) vRealize
Vendors
1 111 (17.37%) Oracle
2 56 (8.76%) Microsoft
3 44 (6.89%) SAP
4 38 (5.95%) Informatica
4 38 (5.95%) Tableau
5 30 (4.69%) Talend
6 27 (4.23%) Cloudera
7 26 (4.07%) MapR
8 25 (3.91%) IBM
8 25 (3.91%) Teradata
9 17 (2.66%) Netezza
10 16 (2.50%) Cognos
11 15 (2.35%) Cisco
11 15 (2.35%) Splunk
12 12 (1.88%) Hortonworks
12 12 (1.88%) Nuix
12 12 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (1.72%) Google
13 11 (1.72%) VMware
14 8 (1.25%) Vertica
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Square One Resources
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City, London
Lafosse Contractors
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £570 per day + None
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
University Of Bristol
Rate: From £49,772 to £55,998 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Michael Page International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £500 - 650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £500 to £700 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
AMS contingency
Posted: 10 days ago