The median contractor rate for a Senior Data Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 22 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.

Senior Data Architect
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 406 420 415
Rank change year-on-year +14 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Data Architect 10 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.048% 0.051% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.053% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 8
Median daily rate £575 £600 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.16% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £481 £535
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £660 £803
UK excluding London median daily rate £750 £725 £500
% change year-on-year +3.44% +45.00%  
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 19665 20680 22203
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.86% 95.26% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14033 15001 15472
Median daily rate £500 £463 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +3.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 230 384
Median hourly rate £19.82 £18.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.11% -3.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.57 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +5 2 £613 +32.43%
Westminster - 1 £625 -
Senior Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 17 (73.91%) Data Modelling
2 16 (69.57%) Data Architecture
3 15 (65.22%) Hadoop
4 14 (60.87%) Cloudera
5 12 (52.17%) Data Management
5 12 (52.17%) ETL
6 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (43.48%) Big Data
7 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (39.13%) HBase
8 9 (39.13%) Finance
9 8 (34.78%) SQL
9 8 (34.78%) Data Analysis
9 8 (34.78%) Apache Hive
9 8 (34.78%) MongoDB
9 8 (34.78%) Data Structures
10 7 (30.43%) Logical Data Model
10 7 (30.43%) Nuix
10 7 (30.43%) Splunk
10 7 (30.43%) Neo4j
10 7 (30.43%) MapR
10 7 (30.43%) Oracle
10 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
10 7 (30.43%) Legal
10 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (26.09%) Project Management
11 6 (26.09%) ITIL
11 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
11 6 (26.09%) TOGAF
11 6 (26.09%) Reference Data

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 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) Hadoop
2 10 (43.48%) Big Data
3 9 (39.13%) HBase
4 8 (34.78%) Apache Hive
4 8 (34.78%) MongoDB
5 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (30.43%) Neo4j
5 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
6 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
6 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
7 4 (17.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
9 2 (8.70%) DB2
9 2 (8.70%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (4.35%) Blockchain
10 1 (4.35%) Cloudera CDH
10 1 (4.35%) Impala
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) ERwin
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Django
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (34.78%) Data Structures
3 6 (26.09%) Reference Data
4 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
5 2 (8.70%) Reinsurance
6 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
6 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Data Modelling
2 16 (69.57%) Data Architecture
3 12 (52.17%) Data Management
3 12 (52.17%) ETL
4 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (34.78%) Data Analysis
6 7 (30.43%) Logical Data Model
7 6 (26.09%) Business Process Modelling
7 6 (26.09%) Data Enrichment
7 6 (26.09%) Data Integration
7 6 (26.09%) Data Lineage
7 6 (26.09%) IT Strategy
7 6 (26.09%) ITIL
7 6 (26.09%) Master Data Management
7 6 (26.09%) Physical Data Model
7 6 (26.09%) Process Improvement
7 6 (26.09%) Reference Data Management
7 6 (26.09%) SDLC
7 6 (26.09%) TOGAF
7 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Python
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.70%) GDPR
3 1 (4.35%) IFRS
3 1 (4.35%) IFRS 9
3 1 (4.35%) MiFID
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Cloudera
2 7 (30.43%) MapR
2 7 (30.43%) Nuix
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 7 (30.43%) Splunk
3 2 (8.70%) Ab Initio
3 2 (8.70%) CA
3 2 (8.70%) Embarcadero
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
3 2 (8.70%) Informatica
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Talend
4 1 (4.35%) Teradata