Period
to 18 September 2021

The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 18 September 2021.

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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
18 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 48 41 65
Rank change year-on-year -7 +24 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 16 10 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.52% 2.82% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 3.16% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 14
10th Percentile £402 £481 £485
25th Percentile £472 £513 £505
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £529 £560
Median % change year-on-year +4.02% -5.58% +12.00%
75th Percentile £569 £554 £605
90th Percentile £575 £570 £672
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £550 £529 £573
% change year-on-year +4.02% -7.64% +14.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 599 316 977
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.33% 89.27% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 233 594
10th Percentile £300 £283 £238
25th Percentile £400 £370 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £470 £440
Median % change year-on-year -1.60% +6.82% +10.00%
75th Percentile £550 £550 £525
90th Percentile £623 £635 £596
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 58
10th Percentile £10.70 £10.23 £9.00
25th Percentile £11.79 £11.17 £11.94
Median hourly rate £14.49 £15.07 £14.05
Median % change year-on-year -3.83% +7.24% +4.07%
75th Percentile £20.00 £40.25 £17.13
90th Percentile £39.50 £45.75 £35.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.75 £15.14 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.15% +0.90% +6.76%

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings that featured Data Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in Milton Keynes

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Architect in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Data Architect in Milton Keynes

Data Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Architect in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 18 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Data Architect in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2021, 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 11 (68.75%) Data Modelling
2 10 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (56.25%) ETL
4 8 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (50.00%) Oracle
4 8 (50.00%) Data Architecture
5 7 (43.75%) Social Skills
5 7 (43.75%) Presentation Skills
6 6 (37.50%) Data Governance
6 6 (37.50%) Big Data
7 5 (31.25%) Java
7 5 (31.25%) SOAP
7 5 (31.25%) IBM
7 5 (31.25%) Data Integration
7 5 (31.25%) Migration
7 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
7 5 (31.25%) REST
7 5 (31.25%) Analytics
7 5 (31.25%) Strategic Roadmap
8 4 (25.00%) Data Strategy
8 4 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
8 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
8 4 (25.00%) TIBCO
9 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (18.75%) Publishing
9 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
9 3 (18.75%) Azure

Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) AWS
1 3 (18.75%) Azure
1 3 (18.75%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (6.25%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (37.50%) Big Data
3 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
4 3 (18.75%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (18.75%) Data Lake
5 2 (12.50%) QlikView
6 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
6 1 (6.25%) Power BI
General
1 7 (43.75%) Presentation Skills
1 7 (43.75%) Social Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Publishing
3 2 (12.50%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) REST
1 5 (31.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Data Modelling
2 9 (56.25%) ETL
3 8 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (50.00%) Data Architecture
4 6 (37.50%) Data Governance
5 5 (31.25%) Analytics
5 5 (31.25%) Data Integration
5 5 (31.25%) Migration
5 5 (31.25%) Strategic Roadmap
6 4 (25.00%) Data Strategy
6 4 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
7 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (18.75%) Information Architecture
7 3 (18.75%) Physical Data Model
7 3 (18.75%) Software Architecture
7 3 (18.75%) Technical Leadership
7 3 (18.75%) Technology Roadmap
8 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) IBM
3 4 (25.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) MuleSoft