Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Lead Data Architect was £610 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 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.

Lead Data Architect
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 827 815 835
Rank change year-on-year -12 +20 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Data Architect 30 58 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.032% 0.059% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.063% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 38 22
England median daily rate £610 £663 £663
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.92% - +12.77%
10th Percentile £550 £521 £429
90th Percentile £755 £804 £775
UK median daily rate £610 £650 £650
% change year-on-year -6.15% - +10.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89884 92670 98656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.76% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59938 60988 63819
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2667 3006 3819
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.97 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.90 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Lead Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Data Architect in England

Lead Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Data Architect in England

Lead Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Data Architect in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead Data Architect in England

Lead 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 Lead Data Architect within the England region over the 6 months to 23 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
London -44 15 £619 -4.81% 1
North of England +62 6 £610 -15.86%
Yorkshire +26 6 £610 -
North West +24 6 £610 -15.86%
North East - 6 £610 -
South East +5 5 - -
South West -4 2 £558 -7.08%
East of England - 2 - -
Lead Data Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Lead 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 Lead Data Architect in the job title.

1 20 (66.67%) Big Data
2 18 (60.00%) Data Architecture
3 17 (56.67%) Data Modelling
4 16 (53.33%) Data Management
5 15 (50.00%) Analytics
6 14 (46.67%) Hadoop
7 13 (43.33%) Data Governance
7 13 (43.33%) SQL
8 12 (40.00%) Finance
9 11 (36.67%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (36.67%) SAS
10 10 (33.33%) Oracle
10 10 (33.33%) Management Information System
10 10 (33.33%) Data Quality
10 10 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
10 10 (33.33%) Visualisation
11 9 (30.00%) Open Source
11 9 (30.00%) Apache Hive
11 9 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (30.00%) Data Strategy
12 8 (26.67%) Data Lake
12 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (26.67%) Data Security
12 8 (26.67%) Tableau
13 7 (23.33%) Machine Learning
13 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (23.33%) Data Integration
13 7 (23.33%) Apache Spark

Lead 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 11 (36.67%) SAS
2 7 (23.33%) Apache Spark
3 3 (10.00%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.00%) IaaS
3 3 (10.00%) PaaS
3 3 (10.00%) SaaS
4 2 (6.67%) Data Lake Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (66.67%) Big Data
2 14 (46.67%) Hadoop
3 9 (30.00%) Apache Hive
4 8 (26.67%) Data Lake
4 8 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 6 (20.00%) HBase
5 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 6 (20.00%) Pentaho
5 6 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 3 (10.00%) Mahout
8 3 (10.00%) Neo4j
8 3 (10.00%) Sqoop
9 2 (6.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (6.67%) HDInsight
9 2 (6.67%) Impala
9 2 (6.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) ERwin
2 1 (3.33%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Back Office
3 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) JDBC
1 3 (10.00%) Kafka
1 3 (10.00%) MLlib
1 3 (10.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (3.33%) J2EE
2 1 (3.33%) JSON
2 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 9 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.00%) Linked Data
4 3 (10.00%) Robotics
5 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.33%) DataPower
6 1 (3.33%) Reference Data
6 1 (3.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Data Architecture
2 17 (56.67%) Data Modelling
3 16 (53.33%) Data Management
4 15 (50.00%) Analytics
5 13 (43.33%) Data Governance
6 11 (36.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
7 10 (33.33%) Visualisation
8 9 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (30.00%) Data Strategy
8 9 (30.00%) Open Source
9 8 (26.67%) Data Security
10 7 (23.33%) Data Integration
10 7 (23.33%) Machine Learning
11 6 (20.00%) Information Assurance
11 6 (20.00%) Metadata Management
11 6 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
11 6 (20.00%) SFIA
12 5 (16.67%) ETL
13 3 (10.00%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (16.67%) R
4 3 (10.00%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) MATLAB
4 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.00%) SPARQL
5 1 (3.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 6 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Apache Flume
2 1 (3.33%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ambari
1 1 (3.33%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (26.67%) Tableau
3 6 (20.00%) CA
3 6 (20.00%) IBM
3 6 (20.00%) Informatica
4 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.00%) Blue Prism
6 2 (6.67%) Google
6 2 (6.67%) Hortonworks
6 2 (6.67%) Teradata
7 1 (3.33%) Ab Initio
7 1 (3.33%) ATG
7 1 (3.33%) IBM Sterling
7 1 (3.33%) webMethods