Period
to 16 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £610 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 16 December 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 67 71
Rank change year-on-year +14 +4 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 16 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.24% 0.93% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 0.98% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 1 1
Sheffield median daily rate £610 £600 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.67% -4.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £475 £550 £588
90th Percentile £755 £650 £663
South Yorkshire median daily rate £610 £600 £600
% change year-on-year +1.67% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. 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
Sheffield
Contract vacancies in Sheffield with a recognized job title 687 914 807
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 94.23% 94.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 615 580
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £216 £263 £230
90th Percentile £593 £575 £571
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £409 £388
% change year-on-year +3.98% +5.48% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 37
Sheffield median hourly rate £20.48 £14.86 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.83% +14.29% -13.33%
10th Percentile £12.50 £9.85 £9.70
90th Percentile £39.48 £34.11 £18.85
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38% -13.33%

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in Sheffield

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architect in Sheffield

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architect in Sheffield over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Architect in Sheffield

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Sheffield region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 14 (87.50%) Data Architecture
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) Oracle
3 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (43.75%) Data Modelling
3 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (43.75%) Hadoop
3 7 (43.75%) Big Data
3 7 (43.75%) Data Strategy
4 6 (37.50%) Data Integration
4 6 (37.50%) Data Lake
4 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (37.50%) SFIA
4 6 (37.50%) Analytics
4 6 (37.50%) Metadata Management
4 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (37.50%) Apache Hive
4 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
4 6 (37.50%) Data Visualisation
4 6 (37.50%) Tableau
4 6 (37.50%) Data Governance
4 6 (37.50%) Data Quality
4 6 (37.50%) HBase
4 6 (37.50%) Visualisation
4 6 (37.50%) Open Source
4 6 (37.50%) Data Security
4 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) SAS

Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 6 (37.50%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Big Data
1 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (43.75%) Hadoop
2 6 (37.50%) Apache Hive
2 6 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (37.50%) Data Lake
2 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 6 (37.50%) HBase
2 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 6 (37.50%) Pentaho
2 6 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) ERwin
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Data Architecture
2 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (43.75%) Data Modelling
2 7 (43.75%) Data Strategy
3 6 (37.50%) Analytics
3 6 (37.50%) Data Governance
3 6 (37.50%) Data Integration
3 6 (37.50%) Data Management
3 6 (37.50%) Data Security
3 6 (37.50%) Data Visualisation
3 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (37.50%) Information Assurance
3 6 (37.50%) Metadata Management
3 6 (37.50%) Open Source
3 6 (37.50%) Reverse Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) SFIA
3 6 (37.50%) Visualisation
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) Data Quality
1 6 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) CA
2 6 (37.50%) Informatica
2 6 (37.50%) Tableau
3 2 (12.50%) hybris
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Google