The median contractor rate for a Senior Data Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 30 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.

Senior Data Architect
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 386 427 409
Rank change year-on-year +41 -18  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Data Architect 14 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.071% 0.031% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.033% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 7
Median daily rate £550 £650 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £565
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £690 £770
UK excluding London median daily rate £501 £725 £513
% change year-on-year -30.96% +41.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18684 21436 20340
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.00% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13292 15400 14048
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 285 370
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Senior Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Data Architect in London

Senior Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Data Architect in London

Senior Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Data Architect in London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Data Architect in London

Senior Data Architect
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Data Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 2 £575 - 1
Senior Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Senior 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 London region featuring Senior Data Architect in the job title.

1 20 (74.07%) Data Modelling
2 14 (51.85%) Data Architecture
3 12 (44.44%) Hadoop
4 11 (40.74%) Logical Data Model
4 11 (40.74%) Finance
5 9 (33.33%) Data Management
5 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (33.33%) ETL
5 9 (33.33%) Oracle
5 9 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (33.33%) Cloudera
6 8 (29.63%) Big Data
6 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
6 8 (29.63%) Data Analysis
7 7 (25.93%) SQL
7 7 (25.93%) Physical Data Model
8 6 (22.22%) Process Improvement
8 6 (22.22%) Master Data Management
8 6 (22.22%) Waterfall
8 6 (22.22%) Data Lineage
8 6 (22.22%) Business Process Modelling
9 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
10 4 (14.81%) Data Structures
10 4 (14.81%) Conceptual Models
11 3 (11.11%) SAS EBI
11 3 (11.11%) IT Strategy
11 3 (11.11%) Degree
11 3 (11.11%) Legal

Senior Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 3 (11.11%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) Hadoop
2 9 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (29.63%) Big Data
3 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
4 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
5 3 (11.11%) Apache Hive
5 3 (11.11%) HBase
5 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 3 (11.11%) SAS EBI
6 2 (7.41%) DB2
6 2 (7.41%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (7.41%) Neo4j
6 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
6 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (3.70%) Impala
7 1 (3.70%) OLAP
7 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) ERwin
1 2 (7.41%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Legal
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Data Structures
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Reference Data
3 2 (7.41%) Reinsurance
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Data Modelling
2 14 (51.85%) Data Architecture
3 11 (40.74%) Logical Data Model
4 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (33.33%) Data Management
4 9 (33.33%) ETL
5 8 (29.63%) Data Analysis
6 7 (25.93%) Physical Data Model
7 6 (22.22%) Business Process Modelling
7 6 (22.22%) Data Lineage
7 6 (22.22%) Master Data Management
7 6 (22.22%) Process Improvement
7 6 (22.22%) Waterfall
8 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (14.81%) Conceptual Models
10 3 (11.11%) IT Strategy
10 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (11.11%) Project Management
10 3 (11.11%) SDLC
10 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) Data Quality
2 2 (7.41%) GDPR
3 1 (3.70%) IFRS
3 1 (3.70%) IFRS 9
3 1 (3.70%) MiFID
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Cloudera
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Informatica
3 2 (7.41%) Ab Initio
3 2 (7.41%) CA
3 2 (7.41%) Embarcadero
3 2 (7.41%) IBM
3 2 (7.41%) MapR
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Nuix
3 2 (7.41%) Splunk
3 2 (7.41%) Talend
4 1 (3.70%) Tableau