Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £495 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 89 95
Rank change year-on-year +9 +6 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 6 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.47% 0.82% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.91% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 13
Reading median daily rate £495 £575 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.91% +19.79% -23.20%
10th Percentile £320 £380 £350
90th Percentile £548 £653 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £508 £600 £480
% change year-on-year -15.42% +25.00% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £50.00

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 1178 1319 1811
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.20% 90.47% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 706 1082
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £228 £219
90th Percentile £575 £572 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 77 124
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -30.39% +23.14%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.75 £43.28 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year - -32.71% +23.14%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architect in Reading over the 6 months to 20 November 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 20 November 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 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) Data Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
5 1 (16.67%) MODAF
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (16.67%) CMDB
5 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) OneDrive
5 1 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (16.67%) Data Lake
5 1 (16.67%) ETL
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) ERwin
5 1 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 1 (16.67%) SQL

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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
1 1 (16.67%) OneDrive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Data Lake
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) ERwin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CMDB
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) Data Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) ETL
5 1 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 1 (16.67%) MODAF
5 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec
1 1 (16.67%) VMware