The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £700 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 28 March 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 70 64
Rank change year-on-year +15 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 5 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.76% 0.79% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.86% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 10
Median daily rate £700 £506 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.27% +68.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £500 £481
% change year-on-year +2.00% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £56.88 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 616 931 960
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 93.76% 92.09% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 506 521
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 42 25
Median hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.70% +102.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architect in Reading over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Architect in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Reading region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Data Modelling
2 4 (36.36%) ETL
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
2 4 (36.36%) Data Architecture
2 4 (36.36%) Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) Database Security
3 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) OLAP
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 3 (27.27%) OLTP
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Retail
4 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) Marketing
4 2 (18.18%) Scala
4 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
4 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (18.18%) Apache Spark
4 2 (18.18%) HBase
4 2 (18.18%) Big Data

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) OLAP
2 3 (27.27%) OLTP
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (18.18%) Big Data
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
3 2 (18.18%) HBase
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
4 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (9.09%) CloverETL
4 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 1 (9.09%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) FMCG
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
1 1 (9.09%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Data Modelling
2 4 (36.36%) Analytics
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Data Architecture
2 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
2 4 (36.36%) ETL
3 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Database Security
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
5 1 (9.09%) Predictive Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
5 1 (9.09%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Scala
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Citrix
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos
1 1 (9.09%) Google
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) IBM
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) SAP
1 1 (9.09%) Sun
1 1 (9.09%) Talend
1 1 (9.09%) VMware