The median contractor rate for a Senior Data Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 30 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.

Senior Data Architect
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 556 611 584
Rank change year-on-year +55 -27  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Data Architect 20 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.048% 0.026% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.027% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 11
Median daily rate £550 £663 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.98% +10.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £422 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £731 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £501 £725 £513
% change year-on-year -30.96% +41.46%  
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 39809 47592 46241
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.25% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25961 31270 28439
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +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 1355 1455 1881
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 £11.33 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

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 30 March 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 30 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 +41 14 £550 -15.38% 1
South East +20 2 - -
North West - 2 £501 -
South West - 1 £750 -
Senior Data Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 24 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 19 (47.50%) Data Architecture
3 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (35.00%) Hadoop
5 13 (32.50%) ETL
6 12 (30.00%) Finance
6 12 (30.00%) Logical Data Model
7 11 (27.50%) Big Data
7 11 (27.50%) Cloudera
7 11 (27.50%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (27.50%) Data Management
8 10 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (25.00%) Oracle
9 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
10 8 (20.00%) SQL
10 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (20.00%) Data Analysis
10 8 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
11 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (15.00%) Data Structures
12 6 (15.00%) Master Data Management
12 6 (15.00%) Process Improvement
12 6 (15.00%) Waterfall
12 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
12 6 (15.00%) Data Lineage
12 6 (15.00%) Business Process Modelling
12 6 (15.00%) Data Integration
13 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
13 5 (12.50%) TOGAF
13 5 (12.50%) Legal

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 3 (7.50%) SAS
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.50%) FileNet
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) IPsec
1 1 (2.50%) MPLS
1 1 (2.50%) Network Security
1 1 (2.50%) OSPF
1 1 (2.50%) VLAN
1 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) Hadoop
2 11 (27.50%) Big Data
3 10 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
5 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
6 5 (12.50%) Apache Hive
6 5 (12.50%) HBase
6 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 4 (10.00%) Neo4j
8 3 (7.50%) DB2
8 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
8 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
8 3 (7.50%) SAS EBI
9 2 (5.00%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (5.00%) Power BI
10 1 (2.50%) Blockchain
10 1 (2.50%) Cloudera CDH
10 1 (2.50%) Data Lake
10 1 (2.50%) OLAP
10 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) ERwin
1 2 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Legal
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) SOAP
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
1 1 (2.50%) WSDL
1 1 (2.50%) XML
1 1 (2.50%) XML Messaging
1 1 (2.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Data Structures
3 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.00%) Reference Data
4 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.00%) Reinsurance
4 2 (5.00%) Social Media
5 1 (2.50%) CESG
5 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) Replication
5 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 19 (47.50%) Data Architecture
3 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (32.50%) ETL
5 12 (30.00%) Logical Data Model
6 11 (27.50%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (27.50%) Data Management
7 8 (20.00%) Data Analysis
7 8 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
7 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (15.00%) Business Process Modelling
8 6 (15.00%) Data Integration
8 6 (15.00%) Data Lineage
8 6 (15.00%) Master Data Management
8 6 (15.00%) Process Improvement
8 6 (15.00%) Waterfall
9 5 (12.50%) IT Strategy
9 5 (12.50%) Project Management
9 5 (12.50%) SDLC
9 5 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) Python
3 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) Degree
3 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) CCDP
4 1 (2.50%) CCIE
4 1 (2.50%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.50%) CISSP
4 1 (2.50%) CITP
4 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) IISP
4 1 (2.50%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.00%) GDPR
3 1 (2.50%) IFRS
3 1 (2.50%) IFRS 9
3 1 (2.50%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Cloudera
2 10 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) Informatica
3 4 (10.00%) MapR
3 4 (10.00%) Nuix
3 4 (10.00%) Splunk
4 2 (5.00%) Ab Initio
4 2 (5.00%) CA
4 2 (5.00%) Embarcadero
4 2 (5.00%) IBM
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.00%) Talend
5 1 (2.50%) Cognos
5 1 (2.50%) F5
5 1 (2.50%) Netezza
5 1 (2.50%) Tableau
5 1 (2.50%) Teradata