Period
to 20 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 83 80
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 14 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.95% 0.56% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.60% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 11
Reading median daily rate £600 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.18% -22.73% +18.92%
Berkshire median daily rate £600 £505 £600
% change year-on-year +18.81% -15.83% +26.32%
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 1,335 1,170 1,277
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.94% 93.53% 90.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 732 666
Reading median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £225 £255 £235
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £414 £400
% change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 34 76
Reading median hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +166.67% +11.11% -49.06%
10th Percentile £11.05 £10.90 £9.25
90th Percentile £55.38 £41.50 £49.14
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% +3.45% -27.50%

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 January 2019, 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 5 (35.71%) B2B
1 5 (35.71%) Data Architecture
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 4 (28.57%) Smart Meter
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (28.57%) Data Governance
2 4 (28.57%) Change Control
2 4 (28.57%) Data Privacy
2 4 (28.57%) GDPR
2 4 (28.57%) Strategic Thinking
2 4 (28.57%) Decision-Making
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (21.43%) Big Data
3 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (14.29%) Machine Learning
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Monetization
5 1 (7.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.14%) HDInsight

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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Data Lake Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Big Data
1 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (7.14%) Data Lake
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) HDInsight
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) B2B
1 5 (35.71%) Data Architecture
2 4 (28.57%) Change Control
2 4 (28.57%) Data Governance
2 4 (28.57%) Data Privacy
2 4 (28.57%) Decision-Making
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (28.57%) Strategic Thinking
2 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) CRM
3 2 (14.29%) Machine Learning
3 2 (14.29%) Monetization
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Cloudera
2 1 (7.14%) Talend