Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £610 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 131 145
Rank change year-on-year +20 +14 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 21 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.94% 0.54% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.56% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 12
Leeds median daily rate £610 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.91% +15.79% +8.45%
10th Percentile £448 £465 £417
90th Percentile £615 £670 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £600 £550 £475
% change year-on-year +9.09% +15.79% +6.62%
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 2160 2482 3078
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.51% 95.87% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1529 1651 2129
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £270 £263
90th Percentile £546 £563 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 43 97
Leeds median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -0.70% +0.70%
10th Percentile £10.60 £10.20 £8.84
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.35 £35.82
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.00%

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 November 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 20 November 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 14 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 11 (52.38%) Data Integration
2 11 (52.38%) Data Architecture
3 10 (47.62%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (47.62%) Data Strategy
4 9 (42.86%) Data Quality
5 7 (33.33%) Analytics
5 7 (33.33%) Oracle
5 7 (33.33%) TOGAF
6 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 6 (28.57%) SQL
6 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (23.81%) Big Data
7 5 (23.81%) Informatica
7 5 (23.81%) Data Management
8 4 (19.05%) Reference Data
8 4 (19.05%) Pentaho
8 4 (19.05%) Open Source
8 4 (19.05%) SAS
8 4 (19.05%) Tableau
8 4 (19.05%) Hadoop
8 4 (19.05%) Visualisation
8 4 (19.05%) Apache Hive
8 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
8 4 (19.05%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (19.05%) Target Operating Model
8 4 (19.05%) Data Lake

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 (19.05%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) Big Data
3 4 (19.05%) Apache Hive
3 4 (19.05%) Data Lake
3 4 (19.05%) Hadoop
3 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
3 4 (19.05%) Pentaho
4 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (14.29%) HBase
4 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
5 2 (9.52%) Power BI
5 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.76%) Impala
6 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) ERwin
2 1 (4.76%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Reference Data
3 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (14.29%) NHS
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 11 (52.38%) Data Architecture
2 11 (52.38%) Data Integration
3 10 (47.62%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (47.62%) Data Strategy
4 7 (33.33%) Analytics
4 7 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (23.81%) Data Management
7 4 (19.05%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (19.05%) Open Source
7 4 (19.05%) Target Operating Model
7 4 (19.05%) Visualisation
8 3 (14.29%) Data Governance
8 3 (14.29%) Data Security
8 3 (14.29%) Information Assurance
8 3 (14.29%) Metadata Management
8 3 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (14.29%) SFIA
9 2 (9.52%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) Data Quality
2 3 (14.29%) GDPR
2 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Informatica
3 4 (19.05%) Tableau
4 3 (14.29%) CA
5 1 (4.76%) Cloudera
5 1 (4.76%) DataFlux
5 1 (4.76%) Elastic Path
5 1 (4.76%) Hortonworks
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) MapR
5 1 (4.76%) Talend
5 1 (4.76%) Trillium