Period
to 20 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 20 August 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 82 91
Rank change year-on-year +9 +9 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 19 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.29% 0.64% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 0.69% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 10
Reading median daily rate £600 £505 £506
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.81% -0.25% +5.47%
10th Percentile £544 £391 £441
90th Percentile £636 £880 £619
Berkshire median daily rate £600 £600 £600
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1,370 1,165 1,561
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.32% 92.83% 92.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 603 894
Reading median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +4.43% +0.06%
10th Percentile £219 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +6.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 78 65
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.33% -3.23% -28.07%
10th Percentile £11.90 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £45.35 £47.65 £27.58
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14% -30.00%

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in Reading

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architect in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Reading region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) Data Modelling
2 7 (36.84%) Hadoop
3 5 (26.32%) Analytics
3 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
4 4 (21.05%) QlikView
4 4 (21.05%) Power BI
4 4 (21.05%) Data Science
5 3 (15.79%) GDPR
5 3 (15.79%) Blue Prism
5 3 (15.79%) Business Analytics
5 3 (15.79%) Data Governance
5 3 (15.79%) Data Quality
5 3 (15.79%) Big Data
5 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Robotics
5 3 (15.79%) Data Management
6 2 (10.53%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
6 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
6 2 (10.53%) DNA
6 2 (10.53%) ETL
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) B2B
6 2 (10.53%) Data Privacy
6 2 (10.53%) Change Control
6 2 (10.53%) Smart Meter
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure

Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) MPLS
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Hadoop
2 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (21.05%) Power BI
3 4 (21.05%) QlikView
4 3 (15.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) ERwin
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Kafka
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Robotics
3 2 (10.53%) Smart Meter
4 1 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) Data Modelling
2 5 (26.32%) Analytics
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Data Science
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) Data Governance
4 3 (15.79%) Data Management
4 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) B2B
5 2 (10.53%) Change Control
5 2 (10.53%) Data Privacy
5 2 (10.53%) Decision-Making
5 2 (10.53%) DNA
5 2 (10.53%) ETL
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Robotic Process Automation
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) Strategic Thinking
5 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) Data Quality
1 3 (15.79%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Blue Prism
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Cloudera
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.26%) Talend