The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £585 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 27 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 106 99
Rank change year-on-year +22 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 8 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.73% 0.27% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.28% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Median daily rate £585 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +2.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £425 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £677 £638 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £494 £511
% change year-on-year +5.31% -3.42%  
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 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 1084 1435 1452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.37% 95.79% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 1013 1040
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £301 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.66 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.38% +5.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.56 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architect in Leeds over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Architect in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Leeds region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Data Integration
1 4 (44.44%) Analytics
1 4 (44.44%) Target Operating Model
1 4 (44.44%) Data Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 3 (33.33%) Informatica
2 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (22.22%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (22.22%) Pentaho
3 2 (22.22%) Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 2 (22.22%) Big Data
3 2 (22.22%) Talend
3 2 (22.22%) Master Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Impala
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
4 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
4 1 (11.11%) IBM BigInsights
4 1 (11.11%) Data Enrichment
4 1 (11.11%) Conceptual Models

Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (22.22%) Big Data
2 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 2 (22.22%) Pentaho
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 1 (11.11%) IBM BigInsights
3 1 (11.11%) Impala
3 1 (11.11%) OLAP
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Analytics
1 4 (44.44%) Data Integration
1 4 (44.44%) Data Strategy
1 4 (44.44%) Target Operating Model
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (22.22%) Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Master Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Conceptual Models
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Data Enrichment
4 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
4 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Informatica
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Talend
3 1 (11.11%) Cloudera
3 1 (11.11%) DataFlux
3 1 (11.11%) Elastic Path
3 1 (11.11%) Hortonworks
3 1 (11.11%) MapR
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Trillium