Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £610 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 130 139
Rank change year-on-year +9 +9 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 12 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.55% 0.38% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.39% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 11
Leeds median daily rate £610 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.91% +15.79% +9.20%
10th Percentile £425 £471 £425
90th Percentile £615 £664 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £610 £550 £475
% change year-on-year +10.91% +15.79% +9.20%
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 2,125 2,301 2,886
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.55% 95.91% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,491 1,488 1,949
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.27% +12.86%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £563
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 53 84
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -10.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £10.78 £10.50 £8.92
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.25 £36.43
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £12.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +17.20% -10.71% +12.72%

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 16 January 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 16 January 2018, 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 11 (91.67%) Data Modelling
2 8 (66.67%) Data Architecture
3 7 (58.33%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) Data Strategy
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (50.00%) Data Integration
4 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (41.67%) Data Quality
5 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (33.33%) Data Lake
6 4 (33.33%) Data Management
6 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
6 4 (33.33%) SAS
6 4 (33.33%) Tableau
6 4 (33.33%) Big Data
6 4 (33.33%) Visualisation
6 4 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (25.00%) Apache Hive
7 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
7 3 (25.00%) Open Source
7 3 (25.00%) Analytics
7 3 (25.00%) HBase
7 3 (25.00%) QA
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (25.00%) Information Assurance
7 3 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering

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 4 (33.33%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) Big Data
2 4 (33.33%) Data Lake
3 3 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (25.00%) HBase
3 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (25.00%) Pentaho
3 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (16.67%) Power BI
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (8.33%) Bigtable
5 1 (8.33%) MariaDB
5 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) ERwin
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) Reference Data
4 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Data Modelling
2 8 (66.67%) Data Architecture
3 7 (58.33%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (58.33%) Data Strategy
4 6 (50.00%) Data Integration
4 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (33.33%) Data Management
5 4 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 4 (33.33%) Visualisation
6 3 (25.00%) Analytics
6 3 (25.00%) Data Governance
6 3 (25.00%) Data Security
6 3 (25.00%) Information Assurance
6 3 (25.00%) Metadata Management
6 3 (25.00%) Open Source
6 3 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) SFIA
7 1 (8.33%) API Design
7 1 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) Data Quality
2 3 (25.00%) GDPR
2 3 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Tableau
3 3 (25.00%) CA
3 3 (25.00%) Informatica