Period
to 21 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 122 126
Rank change year-on-year -14 +4 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 24 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.79% 0.41% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.43% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 29
Manchester median daily rate £550 £650 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +36.84% -
10th Percentile £461 £394 £450
90th Percentile £675 £700 £605
North West median daily rate £550 £533 £475
% change year-on-year +3.29% +12.11% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 2,912 2,537 3,453
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.60% 95.13% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,865 1,543 1,980
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £243 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £395
% change year-on-year +3.23% -1.90% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 73 75
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -8.82% +22.57%
10th Percentile £12.10 £10.60 £11.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £43.75 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.62 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -11.90% -4.76% +16.67%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 21 May 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 12 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 11 (45.83%) Hadoop
2 11 (45.83%) Big Data
3 9 (37.50%) Analytics
4 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 8 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 8 (33.33%) Data Strategy
5 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (29.17%) Data Governance
6 6 (25.00%) Apache Hive
6 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
6 6 (25.00%) Open Source
6 6 (25.00%) HBase
6 6 (25.00%) Coaching
6 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (25.00%) Data Management
6 6 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle
6 6 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (20.83%) SFIA
7 5 (20.83%) Service Design
7 5 (20.83%) Data Lake
7 5 (20.83%) Unix
7 5 (20.83%) SAS
7 5 (20.83%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (20.83%) CA
7 5 (20.83%) Informatica

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 5 (20.83%) Apache Spark
1 5 (20.83%) SAS
2 3 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
1 2 (8.33%) SSL
1 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) Big Data
1 11 (45.83%) Hadoop
2 6 (25.00%) Apache Hive
2 6 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (25.00%) HBase
2 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (20.83%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (20.83%) Data Lake
3 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 5 (20.83%) Pentaho
3 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (4.17%) Mahout
6 1 (4.17%) Neo4j
6 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (4.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) ERwin
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Local Government
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Kafka
1 2 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 9 (37.50%) Analytics
3 8 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 8 (33.33%) Data Strategy
3 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (29.17%) Data Governance
4 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (25.00%) Coaching
5 6 (25.00%) Data Management
5 6 (25.00%) Open Source
5 6 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (20.83%) Data Integration
6 5 (20.83%) Data Security
6 5 (20.83%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (20.83%) Metadata Management
6 5 (20.83%) Performance Management
6 5 (20.83%) Service Design
6 5 (20.83%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
3 4 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) R
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) Data Quality
1 5 (20.83%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Flume
1 1 (4.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (4.17%) HDFS
1 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (4.17%) Mesos
1 1 (4.17%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) CA
2 5 (20.83%) Informatica
2 5 (20.83%) Tableau
3 2 (8.33%) Cloudera
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) hybris