The median contractor rate for a Lead Data Architect was £675 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Data Architect
UK / England
Rank 558 600 566
Rank change year-on-year +42 -34  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Data Architect 12 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.029% 0.037% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.039% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 17
Median daily rate £675 £650 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% +18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £520 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £740 £740 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £600 £513
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 38892 46305 45014
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.87% 95.20% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25282 30341 27633
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1342 1464 1808
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.91 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Lead Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 22 March 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 3 months to 22 March 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 11 £688 +1.85% 2
South East - 1 £525 -
Lead Data Architect
UK

Lead Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 21 (53.85%) Data Modelling
2 18 (46.15%) Big Data
3 17 (43.59%) Hadoop
4 15 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (35.90%) SQL
6 13 (33.33%) ETL
6 13 (33.33%) Apache Hive
7 12 (30.77%) Apache Spark
7 12 (30.77%) Finance
8 11 (28.21%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (28.21%) Data Architecture
9 10 (25.64%) MapReduce
10 9 (23.08%) NoSQL
10 9 (23.08%) Apache
11 8 (20.51%) Scala
11 8 (20.51%) Kafka
12 7 (17.95%) Banking
12 7 (17.95%) Degree
13 6 (15.38%) Data Management
13 6 (15.38%) Python
13 6 (15.38%) Oracle
13 6 (15.38%) Data Quality
13 6 (15.38%) ISO20022
13 6 (15.38%) Logical Data Model
13 6 (15.38%) R
14 5 (12.82%) MongoDB
14 5 (12.82%) Dimensional Modelling
14 5 (12.82%) Couchbase
14 5 (12.82%) Line Management
14 5 (12.82%) Telecoms

Lead Data Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 12 (30.77%) Apache Spark
2 9 (23.08%) Apache
3 3 (7.69%) SAS
4 2 (5.13%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (46.15%) Big Data
2 17 (43.59%) Hadoop
3 13 (33.33%) Apache Hive
4 11 (28.21%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (23.08%) NoSQL
6 5 (12.82%) Couchbase
6 5 (12.82%) MongoDB
7 4 (10.26%) Data Mart
7 4 (10.26%) DB2
7 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
8 3 (7.69%) SAS EBI
8 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
9 2 (5.13%) DataStage
9 2 (5.13%) Impala
9 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (2.56%) PowerPivot
10 1 (2.56%) QlikView
10 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) ERwin
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Banking
3 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) Kafka
2 1 (2.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) Reinsurance
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Data Modelling
2 15 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (33.33%) ETL
4 11 (28.21%) Data Architecture
5 10 (25.64%) MapReduce
6 6 (15.38%) Data Management
6 6 (15.38%) Logical Data Model
7 5 (12.82%) Dimensional Modelling
7 5 (12.82%) Line Management
8 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
8 4 (10.26%) Data Integration
8 4 (10.26%) Data Transformation
8 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.26%) Physical Data Model
8 4 (10.26%) Predictive Modelling
8 4 (10.26%) SDLC
8 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
9 3 (7.69%) Data Governance
10 2 (5.13%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) SQL
2 8 (20.51%) Scala
3 6 (15.38%) Python
3 6 (15.38%) R
4 4 (10.26%) C++
5 3 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) Data Quality
1 6 (15.38%) ISO20022
2 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) Netezza
2 4 (10.26%) Sybase
2 4 (10.26%) Teradata
3 3 (7.69%) SAP
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.56%) Tableau
5 1 (2.56%) VMware
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