The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 28 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 60 64
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 0 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - 1.03% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.09% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Median daily rate - £475 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.83%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £510
% change year-on-year +10.52% -6.86%  
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 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 527 822 776
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 91.33% 93.73% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 924 1592 1529
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 126 219
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.13 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £33.75 £30.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 28 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 Reading region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (60.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
2 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (40.00%) HBase
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (20.00%) Data Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Sun

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 (40.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
1 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (40.00%) HBase
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) FMCG
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (20.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Data Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (20.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Scala
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Sun
1 1 (20.00%) VMware