The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £520 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 26 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.

Data Architect
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 62 72
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 3 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.45% 1.43% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 1.52% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 1
Median daily rate £520 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.55% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £494 £513
% change year-on-year +5.31% -3.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 - £37.80

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 629 659 865
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.59% 94.01% 96.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 379 452
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 24
Median hourly rate £15.75 £9.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.73% -73.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £13.00 £58.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in Glasgow

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architect in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Glasgow region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (50.00%) Data Governance
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) ERD
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Data Security
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Snowflake Schema
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) ArchiMate
2 2 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (50.00%) Master Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (50.00%) Conceptual Models
2 2 (50.00%) Data Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) GDPR
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) SAS

Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (25.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) Snowflake Schema
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (50.00%) ArchiMate
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Conceptual Models
2 2 (50.00%) Data Governance
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Data Security
2 2 (50.00%) Data Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) ERD
2 2 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (50.00%) Master Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Document Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SAP