The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 26 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.

Data Architect
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 36 34
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 9 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.69% 1.53% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 1.64% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Median daily rate £513 £506 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +1.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £405 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £581 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £494 £513
% change year-on-year +5.31% -3.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 - £37.80

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 320 305 366
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 95.81% 93.56% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 161 176
Median daily rate £400 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.34 £21.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in Merseyside

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architect in Merseyside

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architect in Merseyside over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Architect in Merseyside

Data Architect
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 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
Liverpool 0 7 £513 +1.23%
Data Architect
North West

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Merseyside region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Data Modelling
2 8 (80.00%) Data Architecture
3 7 (70.00%) CRM
3 7 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (70.00%) Case Management
4 6 (60.00%) User Experience
4 6 (60.00%) Data Governance
5 5 (50.00%) Data Management
5 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (50.00%) Project Management
5 5 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
5 5 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
5 5 (50.00%) IT Strategy
6 4 (40.00%) Service Management
7 3 (30.00%) SAS
7 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
7 3 (30.00%) Big Data
7 3 (30.00%) Analytics
8 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (20.00%) SoftLayer
8 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
8 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
8 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (20.00%) IBM
8 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (20.00%) Replication
8 2 (20.00%) Teradata
8 2 (20.00%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (10.00%) Personalization

Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (30.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (20.00%) SoftLayer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (30.00%) Big Data
2 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) User Experience
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Data Modelling
2 8 (80.00%) Data Architecture
3 7 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (70.00%) Case Management
3 7 (70.00%) CRM
4 6 (60.00%) Data Governance
5 5 (50.00%) Data Management
5 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (50.00%) IT Strategy
5 5 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
5 5 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
5 5 (50.00%) Project Management
6 4 (40.00%) Service Management
7 3 (30.00%) Analytics
8 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
8 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
8 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (10.00%) Change Data Capture
9 1 (10.00%) ETL
9 1 (10.00%) Personalization
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
1 2 (20.00%) Teradata