Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 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
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 235 217
Rank change year-on-year +19 -18 +90
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 164 147 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.97% 0.88% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.94% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 97 131
South East median daily rate £550 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £425 £406 £400
90th Percentile £700 £730 £675
England median daily rate £577 £565 £525
% change year-on-year +2.12% +7.62% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South East median hourly rate - - £47.50
England median hourly rate £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +6.00% +11.11% +17.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15916 15709 18180
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 93.96% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9454 9351 10674
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 650 777 914
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%
10th Percentile £10.98 £10.25 £10.29
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.03 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in the South East

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architect in the South East

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architect in the South East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Architect in the South East

Data Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architect in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Architect in the South East

Data Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architect within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -11 107 £513 -6.82% 8
Berkshire +25 90 £508 -15.42% 4
Hampshire +19 25 £613 +2.08% 1
Buckinghamshire -47 16 £525 +16.67%
West Sussex -8 12 £550 +4.76%
Surrey -14 10 £588 +4.44%
East Sussex - 2 £538 -
Middlesex +6 1 £580 +31.82%
Oxfordshire +3 1 - - 4
Kent - 1 £550 -
Data Architect
England

Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 89 (54.27%) Data Architecture
2 69 (42.07%) Data Modelling
3 48 (29.27%) Data Management
4 43 (26.22%) Retail
5 41 (25.00%) Big Data
6 36 (21.95%) IBM
7 33 (20.12%) Analytics
7 33 (20.12%) Master Data Management
8 32 (19.51%) Migration
9 30 (18.29%) Data Mapping
10 29 (17.68%) Data Analysis
11 27 (16.46%) Microsoft
11 27 (16.46%) Hadoop
12 26 (15.85%) Oracle
12 26 (15.85%) Finance
13 23 (14.02%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (13.41%) Data Warehouse
15 19 (11.59%) SQL
15 19 (11.59%) ETL
15 19 (11.59%) IBM InfoSphere
16 18 (10.98%) Data Migration
17 17 (10.37%) Data Protection
17 17 (10.37%) JDA
18 15 (9.15%) SAP
18 15 (9.15%) Cloudera
19 14 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
19 14 (8.54%) Data Strategy
20 13 (7.93%) Apache Spark
20 13 (7.93%) GDPR
21 12 (7.32%) Kafka

Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (7.93%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.05%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.61%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Maximo
2 3 (1.83%) SAP MDG
2 3 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.22%) SAP MM
3 2 (1.22%) SAP PM
3 2 (1.22%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.61%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.61%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.61%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.61%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.61%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.27%) SaaS
3 6 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.66%) IaaS
3 6 (3.66%) PaaS
4 5 (3.05%) Data Lake Analytics
5 3 (1.83%) Slack
6 2 (1.22%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (1.22%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.22%) Serverless
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.61%) Heroku
7 1 (0.61%) Office 365
7 1 (0.61%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.05%) Network Security
2 2 (1.22%) Firewall
2 2 (1.22%) Intelligent Network
2 2 (1.22%) MPLS
2 2 (1.22%) PSTN
2 2 (1.22%) VPN
3 1 (0.61%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.61%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (0.61%) Extranet
3 1 (0.61%) Internet
3 1 (0.61%) Intranet
3 1 (0.61%) LDAP
3 1 (0.61%) SMPP
3 1 (0.61%) SS7
3 1 (0.61%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (25.00%) Big Data
2 27 (16.46%) Hadoop
3 22 (13.41%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (11.59%) IBM InfoSphere
5 11 (6.71%) Apache Hive
5 11 (6.71%) SQL Server
6 10 (6.10%) Data Lake
7 8 (4.88%) NoSQL
7 8 (4.88%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (3.05%) HBase
8 5 (3.05%) Sqoop
9 4 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (2.44%) Data Mining
9 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.83%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.83%) Impala
10 3 (1.83%) SAP BW
11 2 (1.22%) Kalido
11 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.05%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (1.22%) ERwin
2 2 (1.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.61%) JIRA
3 1 (0.61%) LSMW
3 1 (0.61%) RStudio
General
1 43 (26.22%) Retail
2 26 (15.85%) Finance
3 10 (6.10%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.05%) Banking
5 4 (2.44%) German Language
6 3 (1.83%) Billing
7 2 (1.22%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.22%) Marketing
7 2 (1.22%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Law
8 1 (0.61%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.32%) Kafka
2 4 (2.44%) OpenID
2 4 (2.44%) XML
3 3 (1.83%) Cascading
3 3 (1.83%) JDBC
3 3 (1.83%) Web Services
4 2 (1.22%) J2EE
5 1 (0.61%) EJB
5 1 (0.61%) Middleware
5 1 (0.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (2.44%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.83%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.22%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.61%) CMDB
7 1 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.22%) Unix
2 1 (0.61%) Linux
2 1 (0.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (54.27%) Data Architecture
2 69 (42.07%) Data Modelling
3 48 (29.27%) Data Management
4 33 (20.12%) Analytics
4 33 (20.12%) Master Data Management
5 32 (19.51%) Migration
6 30 (18.29%) Data Mapping
7 29 (17.68%) Data Analysis
8 23 (14.02%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (11.59%) ETL
10 18 (10.98%) Data Migration
11 17 (10.37%) Data Protection
12 14 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (8.54%) Data Strategy
13 12 (7.32%) MapReduce
13 12 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (6.71%) Data Integration
15 10 (6.10%) TOGAF
15 10 (6.10%) WFM
16 9 (5.49%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.59%) SQL
2 8 (4.88%) Scala
3 6 (3.66%) C
4 5 (3.05%) Java
5 4 (2.44%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.44%) Python
6 3 (1.83%) HiveQL
7 2 (1.22%) R
8 1 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (6.10%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.49%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.83%) Degree
4 1 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.93%) GDPR
2 8 (4.88%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.88%) Apache Flume
1 8 (4.88%) HDFS
2 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.66%) Oozie
2 2 (1.22%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (1.22%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 36 (21.95%) IBM
2 27 (16.46%) Microsoft
3 26 (15.85%) Oracle
4 17 (10.37%) JDA
5 15 (9.15%) Cloudera
5 15 (9.15%) SAP
6 5 (3.05%) IFS
7 4 (2.44%) Ab Initio
7 4 (2.44%) Hortonworks
7 4 (2.44%) Tableau
8 3 (1.83%) MapR
8 3 (1.83%) Teradata
9 2 (1.22%) FNZ
9 2 (1.22%) Google
9 2 (1.22%) HP
10 1 (0.61%) Chordiant
10 1 (0.61%) Cisco
10 1 (0.61%) EMC
10 1 (0.61%) Pega
10 1 (0.61%) Siebel