The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Architect
Rank 88 88 84
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 1 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.097% 0.64% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.66% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 3
Median daily rate £500 £650 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.07% +52.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £56.88 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1003 1361 1093
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.28% 96.59% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 949 718
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 30 42
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £12.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -3.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.20 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in Leeds

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architect in Leeds

Data Architect Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Leeds region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) OLAP
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance

Data Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) OLAP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle