The median contractor rate for a Senior Data Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 June 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.

Senior Data Architect
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 575 603 609
Rank change year-on-year +28 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Data Architect 13 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.030% 0.034% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.036% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 12
Median daily rate £600 £600 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £484 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £800 £795
UK excluding London median daily rate £750 £725 £500
% change year-on-year +3.44% +45.00%  
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 40726 46972 48452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.73% 95.05% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26580 31013 30938
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1241 1367 1887
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Senior Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Data Architect in England

Senior Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Data Architect in England

Senior Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Data Architect in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Data Architect in England

Senior 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 Senior Data Architect in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Data Architect in England

Senior 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 Senior Data Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 23 June 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 +4 10 £575 -4.16% 1
South West - 2 £750 - 1
North West +23 1 - -
Senior Data Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Data Architect in the job title.

1 23 (69.70%) Data Architecture
2 21 (63.64%) Data Modelling
2 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (57.58%) Hadoop
4 18 (54.55%) Cloudera
5 16 (48.48%) Data Management
5 16 (48.48%) ETL
6 14 (42.42%) Big Data
6 14 (42.42%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (39.39%) HBase
8 12 (36.36%) Data Structures
8 12 (36.36%) Apache Hive
8 12 (36.36%) MongoDB
9 11 (33.33%) Splunk
9 11 (33.33%) Neo4j
9 11 (33.33%) MapR
9 11 (33.33%) Project Management
9 11 (33.33%) TOGAF
9 11 (33.33%) Legal
9 11 (33.33%) Nuix
10 10 (30.30%) Data Enrichment
10 10 (30.30%) Reference Data Management
10 10 (30.30%) IT Strategy
10 10 (30.30%) Finance
10 10 (30.30%) ITIL
10 10 (30.30%) PRINCE2
10 10 (30.30%) Data Quality
10 10 (30.30%) SDLC
10 10 (30.30%) Reference Data
10 10 (30.30%) Data Integration

Senior 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 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (57.58%) Hadoop
2 14 (42.42%) Big Data
3 13 (39.39%) HBase
4 12 (36.36%) Apache Hive
4 12 (36.36%) MongoDB
5 11 (33.33%) Neo4j
6 8 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
8 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
8 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
9 4 (12.12%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
11 2 (6.06%) DB2
11 2 (6.06%) IBM InfoSphere
12 1 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (3.03%) Blockchain
12 1 (3.03%) Cloudera CDH
12 1 (3.03%) Impala
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) ERwin
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.06%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (33.33%) Legal
2 10 (30.30%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Django
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (36.36%) Data Structures
3 10 (30.30%) Reference Data
4 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.06%) Reinsurance
5 2 (6.06%) Social Media
6 1 (3.03%) CESG
6 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Data Architecture
2 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (63.64%) Data Modelling
3 16 (48.48%) Data Management
3 16 (48.48%) ETL
4 11 (33.33%) Project Management
4 11 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 10 (30.30%) Data Enrichment
5 10 (30.30%) Data Integration
5 10 (30.30%) IT Strategy
5 10 (30.30%) ITIL
5 10 (30.30%) PRINCE2
5 10 (30.30%) Reference Data Management
5 10 (30.30%) SDLC
6 9 (27.27%) Agile Project Management
7 8 (24.24%) Data Analysis
8 7 (21.21%) Logical Data Model
9 6 (18.18%) Master Data Management
9 6 (18.18%) Physical Data Model
9 6 (18.18%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) Python
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (3.03%) CISSP
5 1 (3.03%) CITP
5 1 (3.03%) IISP
5 1 (3.03%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.06%) GDPR
3 1 (3.03%) IFRS
3 1 (3.03%) IFRS 9
3 1 (3.03%) MiFID
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Cloudera
2 11 (33.33%) MapR
2 11 (33.33%) Nuix
2 11 (33.33%) Splunk
3 7 (21.21%) Oracle
4 2 (6.06%) Ab Initio
4 2 (6.06%) CA
4 2 (6.06%) Embarcadero
4 2 (6.06%) IBM
4 2 (6.06%) Informatica
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) Talend
5 1 (3.03%) Teradata