Period
to 23 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £577 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 23 February 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 121 131
Rank change year-on-year +16 +10 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 33 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.21% 0.96% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.02% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 18
Manchester median daily rate £577 £513 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.59% +5.13% +2.63%
10th Percentile £462 £416 £456
90th Percentile £750 £700 £666
North West median daily rate £610 £588 £500
% change year-on-year +3.83% +17.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £53.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2,600 2,843 3,647
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.34% 94.33% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,673 1,830 2,067
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £220 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £527
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 57 126
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £14.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.17% -15.71% +25.58%
10th Percentile £11.53 £10.34 £11.19
90th Percentile £40.20 £38.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £18.02 £18.00 £22.54
% change year-on-year +0.11% -20.14% +36.61%

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in Manchester

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architect in Manchester

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architect in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Architect in Manchester

Data Architect
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architect within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 £400 -
Data Architect
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Manchester region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (48.48%) Data Architecture
2 9 (27.27%) Data Modelling
2 9 (27.27%) ETL
2 9 (27.27%) Big Data
3 8 (24.24%) Data Governance
3 8 (24.24%) Migration
4 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (21.21%) Hadoop
4 7 (21.21%) Open Source
5 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.18%) Scrum
5 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (18.18%) SFIA
5 6 (18.18%) Data Strategy
5 6 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (15.15%) Data Management
6 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
6 5 (15.15%) Python
6 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (15.15%) Information Architecture
6 5 (15.15%) Data Quality
7 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
7 4 (12.12%) Social Media
7 4 (12.12%) IT Governance
7 4 (12.12%) jQuery
7 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse

Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (12.12%) Apache
1 4 (12.12%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
1 2 (6.06%) SSL
1 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) Big Data
2 7 (21.21%) Hadoop
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 2 (6.06%) DB2
6 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
6 2 (6.06%) OLAP
6 2 (6.06%) OLTP
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (6.06%) PowerCenter
6 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
6 2 (6.06%) SAP BW
6 2 (6.06%) Star Schema
7 1 (3.03%) HBase
7 1 (3.03%) Neo4j
7 1 (3.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.06%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) ERwin
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.03%) Local Government
1 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) jQuery
1 4 (12.12%) XML
2 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
2 2 (6.06%) Middleware
2 2 (6.06%) XSD
2 2 (6.06%) XSLT
3 1 (3.03%) JSON
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.03%) REST
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Social Media
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Taxonomies
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.03%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
1 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (6.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (48.48%) Data Architecture
2 9 (27.27%) Data Modelling
2 9 (27.27%) ETL
3 8 (24.24%) Data Governance
3 8 (24.24%) Migration
4 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (21.21%) Open Source
5 6 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
5 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 6 (18.18%) Data Strategy
5 6 (18.18%) Scrum
5 6 (18.18%) SFIA
6 5 (15.15%) Data Management
6 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (15.15%) Information Architecture
6 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
7 4 (12.12%) Domain Models
7 4 (12.12%) IT Governance
7 4 (12.12%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) Python
2 4 (12.12%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) R
3 2 (6.06%) Ruby
3 2 (6.06%) XPath
4 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.06%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Apache Flume
1 1 (3.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (3.03%) HDFS
1 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (3.03%) Mesos
1 1 (3.03%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) EnterpriseDB
3 2 (6.06%) Informatica
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.06%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) hybris
4 1 (3.03%) IBM