Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Data Architect was £675 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 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.

Senior Data Architect
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 794 829 843
Rank change year-on-year +35 +14 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Data Architect 55 47 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.058% 0.049% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.051% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 36 18
England median daily rate £675 £594 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.68% -6.86% -8.93%
10th Percentile £514 £434 £478
90th Percentile £813 £763 £790
UK median daily rate £675 £594 £638
% change year-on-year +13.68% -6.86% -8.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 89119 91561 99256
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.77% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59385 60311 64207
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 2639 2960 3840
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.96 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Senior Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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 -16 28 £725 +20.83% 1
South West - 11 £605 -
Midlands +23 7 £605 +25.39% 1
North of England +59 6 £733 +33.27%
North West +24 6 £733 +40.96%
East Midlands - 4 £575 -
West Midlands +23 3 £700 +45.08% 1
South East -1 1 £520 -13.33% 3
East of England -16 1 £475 +5.56%
Senior Data Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 40 (72.73%) Data Modelling
2 31 (56.36%) Data Architecture
3 18 (32.73%) TOGAF
4 16 (29.09%) Big Data
4 16 (29.09%) Data Strategy
5 15 (27.27%) Logical Data Model
5 15 (27.27%) Data Quality
6 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (23.64%) SQL
7 12 (21.82%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (21.82%) Service Delivery
7 12 (21.82%) Hadoop
7 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
7 12 (21.82%) Data Integration
8 11 (20.00%) Finance
8 11 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (20.00%) Data Management
8 11 (20.00%) ETL
8 11 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 10 (18.18%) Banking
9 10 (18.18%) HBase
10 8 (14.55%) Data Governance
10 8 (14.55%) Cloudera
10 8 (14.55%) Apache Hive
10 8 (14.55%) Reference Data
10 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
10 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (14.55%) MapR
10 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
11 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills

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 (1.82%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) SMS
2 1 (1.82%) Network Security
2 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) Big Data
2 12 (21.82%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (21.82%) Hadoop
3 10 (18.18%) HBase
4 8 (14.55%) Apache Hive
4 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
5 7 (12.73%) MongoDB
5 7 (12.73%) Neo4j
5 7 (12.73%) NoSQL
6 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
7 4 (7.27%) RDBMS
7 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (3.64%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Data Lake
8 2 (3.64%) Geospatial Data
8 2 (3.64%) Spatial Data
9 1 (1.82%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (1.82%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) ERwin
1 1 (1.82%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (18.18%) Banking
3 6 (10.91%) Legal
4 4 (7.27%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.27%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) RESTful
2 1 (1.82%) REST
2 1 (1.82%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Reference Data
2 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.91%) Data Structures
4 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 4 (7.27%) Taxonomies
6 3 (5.45%) Credit Risk
6 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
6 3 (5.45%) Social Media
7 2 (3.64%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (72.73%) Data Modelling
2 31 (56.36%) Data Architecture
3 18 (32.73%) TOGAF
4 16 (29.09%) Data Strategy
5 15 (27.27%) Logical Data Model
6 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (21.82%) Data Integration
7 12 (21.82%) Service Delivery
8 11 (20.00%) Data Management
8 11 (20.00%) ETL
8 11 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 11 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (14.55%) Data Governance
10 7 (12.73%) Analytics
10 7 (12.73%) Information Architecture
10 7 (12.73%) IT Strategy
10 7 (12.73%) Project Management
11 6 (10.91%) Data Enrichment
11 6 (10.91%) Reference Data Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) Java
3 1 (1.82%) C
3 1 (1.82%) Python
3 1 (1.82%) Scala
3 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (27.27%) Data Quality
2 4 (7.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.64%) GDPR
4 1 (1.82%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.82%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Ambari
1 1 (1.82%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Cloudera
1 8 (14.55%) MapR
2 7 (12.73%) Nuix
2 7 (12.73%) Splunk
3 4 (7.27%) Teradata
4 2 (3.64%) Cognos
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco
5 1 (1.82%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.82%) IBM
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle
5 1 (1.82%) Talend
5 1 (1.82%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.82%) WSO2