Period
to 24 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £563 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 July 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
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 334 296 339
Rank change year-on-year -38 +43 +74
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 599 849 714
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.68% 0.84% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.88% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 566 473
England median daily rate £563 £528 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.64% +0.48% -4.55%
10th Percentile £425 £413 £393
90th Percentile £738 £738 £688
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
England median hourly rate £50.00 £66.25 £35.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.53% +85.70% -37.96%
10th Percentile £37.75 £50.13 £33.98
90th Percentile £64.25 £93.38 £37.38
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £66.25 £35.68
% change year-on-year -24.53% +85.70% -37.96%

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 83058 96626 98206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.12% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 54225 63683 61934
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £259 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2652 2819 3834
England median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.74% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.47
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £44.50
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 24 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architect in England over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 24 July 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
London -40 332 £575 +4.55% 34
South East +19 118 £520 +4.00% 7
North of England +18 63 £555 +14.43% 3
North West +13 39 £575 +21.05% 1
Midlands -27 35 £524 +4.75% 3
South West -12 26 £547 -8.79% 4
East of England -20 25 £556 +17.11% 2
Yorkshire -2 24 £600 -9.77% 2
West Midlands +14 18 £500 -
East Midlands -23 15 £542 +5.80% 3
North East +57 4 £630 -21.25%
Data Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 293 (48.91%) Data Modelling
2 256 (42.74%) Data Architecture
3 173 (28.88%) Big Data
4 164 (27.38%) Data Warehouse
5 152 (25.38%) Business Intelligence
6 146 (24.37%) Finance
7 132 (22.04%) ETL
8 129 (21.54%) Migration
9 125 (20.87%) Data Management
10 123 (20.53%) Analytics
11 114 (19.03%) Hadoop
12 103 (17.20%) SQL
12 103 (17.20%) Data Quality
13 95 (15.86%) Oracle
14 94 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
14 94 (15.69%) Data Migration
15 78 (13.02%) Data Integration
16 77 (12.85%) SQL Server
17 68 (11.35%) TOGAF
17 68 (11.35%) Data Governance
17 68 (11.35%) Logical Data Model
18 67 (11.19%) Banking
19 63 (10.52%) Stakeholder Management
20 60 (10.02%) Microsoft
21 56 (9.35%) Enterprise Architecture
22 54 (9.02%) Physical Data Model
23 51 (8.51%) Data Strategy
24 50 (8.35%) Java
25 48 (8.01%) Data Analysis
26 47 (7.85%) Microsoft Azure

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 40 (6.68%) Apache Spark
2 25 (4.17%) SAS
3 9 (1.50%) Apache
4 5 (0.83%) Confluence
4 5 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (0.67%) Apache Pig
5 4 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.50%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.50%) CMS
6 3 (0.50%) FileNet
6 3 (0.50%) JBoss
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.50%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.50%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.17%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.17%) Predix
Applications
1 9 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.34%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (1.00%) SPSS
5 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.83%) Maximo
3 4 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.50%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.33%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.33%) SAP MDG
5 2 (0.33%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.33%) Temenos Globus
5 2 (0.33%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.17%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.17%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (7.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (7.18%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (1.34%) Google Analytics
4 8 (1.34%) PaaS
4 8 (1.34%) SaaS
5 6 (1.00%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (1.00%) Data Lake Analytics
6 5 (0.83%) Azure Machine Learning
7 4 (0.67%) IaaS
8 3 (0.50%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.50%) IBM Cloud
8 3 (0.50%) Office 365
8 3 (0.50%) SoftLayer
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.33%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.17%) BlueKai
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.00%) Firewall
1 6 (1.00%) Network Security
2 3 (0.50%) LAN
2 3 (0.50%) VLAN
2 3 (0.50%) WAN
3 2 (0.33%) Internet
3 2 (0.33%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.33%) MPLS
3 2 (0.33%) VPN
4 1 (0.17%) BGP
4 1 (0.17%) DNS
4 1 (0.17%) Extranet
4 1 (0.17%) FTP
4 1 (0.17%) IPsec
4 1 (0.17%) OSPF
4 1 (0.17%) RIP
4 1 (0.17%) SMPP
4 1 (0.17%) SMS
4 1 (0.17%) SS7
4 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (28.88%) Big Data
2 164 (27.38%) Data Warehouse
3 114 (19.03%) Hadoop
4 77 (12.85%) SQL Server
5 42 (7.01%) NoSQL
6 40 (6.68%) Relational Database
7 36 (6.01%) MongoDB
8 33 (5.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 32 (5.34%) HBase
10 30 (5.01%) Apache Hive
10 30 (5.01%) RDBMS
11 21 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
11 21 (3.51%) Data Lake
12 19 (3.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 19 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (2.67%) Power BI
15 15 (2.50%) DB2
16 13 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
17 12 (2.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 31 (5.18%) Talend Open Studio
2 26 (4.34%) ERwin
3 12 (2.00%) PowerDesigner
4 9 (1.50%) JIRA
5 5 (0.83%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.83%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (0.50%) CA Gen
7 3 (0.50%) ClearCase
7 3 (0.50%) ClearQuest
7 3 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.33%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.17%) Hudson
9 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.17%) XMLSpy
General
1 146 (24.37%) Finance
2 67 (11.19%) Banking
3 32 (5.34%) Retail
4 21 (3.51%) Investment Banking
4 21 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.17%) Legal
6 16 (2.67%) Marketing
7 12 (2.00%) Back Office
8 10 (1.67%) Billing
8 10 (1.67%) German Language
9 7 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.83%) Electronics
10 5 (0.83%) Front Office
10 5 (0.83%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.50%) Law
11 3 (0.50%) Publishing
12 2 (0.33%) Advertising
12 2 (0.33%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.33%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.34%) XML
2 19 (3.17%) Web Services
3 15 (2.50%) Middleware
3 15 (2.50%) XSD
4 13 (2.17%) REST
5 12 (2.00%) Kafka
6 11 (1.84%) J2EE
7 10 (1.67%) .NET
8 9 (1.50%) WSDL
9 7 (1.17%) SOAP
10 6 (1.00%) Node.js
10 6 (1.00%) XML Messaging
11 5 (0.83%) XML Schema
12 4 (0.67%) Apache Drill
12 4 (0.67%) FpML
12 4 (0.67%) Spark Streaming
13 3 (0.50%) Django
13 3 (0.50%) IBM Integration Bus
13 3 (0.50%) Java EE
13 3 (0.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (6.51%) Data Centre
3 35 (5.84%) Data Structures
4 29 (4.84%) Reference Data
5 25 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.34%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.17%) Taxonomies
8 10 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (1.17%) Equities
9 7 (1.17%) User Experience
10 6 (1.00%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.00%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.00%) Replication
11 5 (0.83%) Derivative
11 5 (0.83%) Life Science
11 5 (0.83%) Market Risk
12 4 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.67%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (3.34%) Linux
2 18 (3.01%) Unix
3 11 (1.84%) Windows
4 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (48.91%) Data Modelling
2 256 (42.74%) Data Architecture
3 152 (25.38%) Business Intelligence
4 132 (22.04%) ETL
5 129 (21.54%) Migration
6 125 (20.87%) Data Management
7 123 (20.53%) Analytics
8 94 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
8 94 (15.69%) Data Migration
9 78 (13.02%) Data Integration
10 68 (11.35%) Data Governance
10 68 (11.35%) Logical Data Model
10 68 (11.35%) TOGAF
11 63 (10.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 56 (9.35%) Enterprise Architecture
13 54 (9.02%) Physical Data Model
14 51 (8.51%) Data Strategy
15 48 (8.01%) Data Analysis
16 45 (7.51%) Data Analytics
17 42 (7.01%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 103 (17.20%) SQL
2 50 (8.35%) Java
3 28 (4.67%) Python
4 17 (2.84%) R
4 17 (2.84%) Scala
5 16 (2.67%) PL/SQL
6 9 (1.50%) T-SQL
7 8 (1.34%) C
8 7 (1.17%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.83%) Perl
10 4 (0.67%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.50%) C#
11 3 (0.50%) C++
12 2 (0.33%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.33%) AWK
12 2 (0.33%) Korn
12 2 (0.33%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.33%) PHP
12 2 (0.33%) sed
12 2 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (7.35%) Security Cleared
2 36 (6.01%) Degree
2 36 (6.01%) SC Cleared
3 5 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.33%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.33%) CISSP
6 2 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.17%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.17%) CISA
7 1 (0.17%) CISM
7 1 (0.17%) CITP
7 1 (0.17%) IISP
7 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.17%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (17.20%) Data Quality
2 25 (4.17%) GDPR
3 11 (1.84%) MiFID
4 8 (1.34%) ISO 20022
4 8 (1.34%) QA
5 7 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.50%) IFRS
6 3 (0.50%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.50%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.33%) PMO
8 1 (0.17%) COBIT
8 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.17%) EMIR
8 1 (0.17%) FATCA
8 1 (0.17%) FedRAMP
8 1 (0.17%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.17%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.17%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 11 (1.84%) HDFS
2 7 (1.17%) Apache Flume
3 5 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.50%) Docker
4 3 (0.50%) vCloud
5 2 (0.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.50%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle EDQ
2 2 (0.33%) SCOM
3 1 (0.17%) Ambari
3 1 (0.17%) Ansible
3 1 (0.17%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.17%) Kibana
3 1 (0.17%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.17%) logstash
3 1 (0.17%) Nagios
3 1 (0.17%) Oozie
3 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.17%) Packer
3 1 (0.17%) Puppet
3 1 (0.17%) SCCM
3 1 (0.17%) Terraform
3 1 (0.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 95 (15.86%) Oracle
2 60 (10.02%) Microsoft
3 37 (6.18%) Cloudera
3 37 (6.18%) IBM
4 36 (6.01%) Informatica
5 33 (5.51%) Tableau
6 32 (5.34%) SAP
7 31 (5.18%) Talend
8 26 (4.34%) MapR
9 23 (3.84%) Teradata
10 15 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (2.34%) Google
12 11 (1.84%) Splunk
12 11 (1.84%) VMware
13 10 (1.67%) Nuix
14 8 (1.34%) Ab Initio
14 8 (1.34%) Cognos
14 8 (1.34%) SnapLogic
15 7 (1.17%) Cisco
16 6 (1.00%) Red Hat
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