Period
to 20 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £588 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

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
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 122 143
Rank change year-on-year -18 +21 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 14 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.55% 0.56% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.57% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 16
Leeds median daily rate £588 £610 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.69% +3.83% +20.51%
10th Percentile £525 £541 £413
90th Percentile £681 £700 £700
West Yorkshire median daily rate £563 £585 £588
% change year-on-year -3.85% -0.43% +23.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 2,444 2,119 2,856
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 98.01% 96.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,685 1,445 2,001
Leeds median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £288 £288 £294
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 19 49
Leeds median hourly rate £21.38 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.41% +16.00% +0.04%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £9.40
90th Percentile £40.70 £31.21 £17.95
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +28.00% - -8.05%

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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 6 months to 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018, Data Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 7 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 7 (50.00%) Big Data
2 5 (35.71%) Hadoop
2 5 (35.71%) SAP
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 3 (21.43%) Metadata Management
4 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 3 (21.43%) Data Integration
4 3 (21.43%) Data Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Data Governance
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Data Management
5 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) SAP BW
5 2 (14.29%) PowerDesigner
5 2 (14.29%) ERwin
5 2 (14.29%) Ab Initio
5 2 (14.29%) Conceptual Models
5 2 (14.29%) Triplestore
5 2 (14.29%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (7.14%) Power BI
6 1 (7.14%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (7.14%) Data Flow Diagram
6 1 (7.14%) Disk Encryption
6 1 (7.14%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Programme

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 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Big Data
2 5 (35.71%) Hadoop
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
5 2 (14.29%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 2 (14.29%) SAP BW
5 2 (14.29%) Triplestore
6 1 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (7.14%) Bigtable
6 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (7.14%) MariaDB
6 1 (7.14%) Power BI
6 1 (7.14%) SAP HANA
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) ERwin
1 2 (14.29%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (7.14%) ER Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Reference Data
1 1 (7.14%) Smart Meter
1 1 (7.14%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (21.43%) Data Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) Data Integration
2 3 (21.43%) Metadata Management
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Conceptual Models
3 2 (14.29%) Data Governance
3 2 (14.29%) Data Management
3 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (7.14%) Data Extraction
4 1 (7.14%) Data Security
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CISSP
1 1 (7.14%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) SSCP
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Ab Initio
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Cloudera
3 1 (7.14%) Hortonworks
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Tableau