The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £520 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Architect
England / South East
Rank 182 189 208
Rank change year-on-year +7 +19  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 63 75 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.80% 0.81% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.86% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 44 44
Median daily rate £520 £500 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £425 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £56.88 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7381 8760 9210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.04% 95.01% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4170 5353 4928
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 377 447
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Data Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +13 24 £569 +13.75% 2
Hampshire +12 13 £487 -18.87% 1
West Sussex +5 9 £500 -3.84% 1
Surrey +11 5 £525 +19.31% 2
East Sussex +3 5 £575 +38.55%
Oxfordshire -7 5 £550 - 1
Buckinghamshire -11 1 £500 +5.26% 1
Data Architect
England

Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 79 (64.75%) Data Modelling
2 52 (42.62%) Data Architecture
3 42 (34.43%) Big Data
4 38 (31.15%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (27.87%) ETL
6 32 (26.23%) Business Intelligence
7 29 (23.77%) Hadoop
8 27 (22.13%) Finance
9 26 (21.31%) Analytics
10 25 (20.49%) Oracle
10 25 (20.49%) SQL Server
10 25 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (19.67%) Data Management
12 23 (18.85%) SQL
13 20 (16.39%) Migration
14 19 (15.57%) Data Governance
15 18 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
15 18 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (14.75%) Logical Data Model
16 16 (13.11%) Data Migration
17 15 (12.30%) NoSQL
17 15 (12.30%) Management Information System
18 14 (11.48%) Microsoft
18 14 (11.48%) Data Integration
18 14 (11.48%) Physical Data Model
19 13 (10.66%) Data Structures
19 13 (10.66%) Netezza
19 13 (10.66%) Visualisation
20 12 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
20 12 (9.84%) Data Centre

Data Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (4.10%) Apache
2 3 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.64%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.64%) SAS
3 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.82%) Anypoint
4 1 (0.82%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.82%) FileNet
4 1 (0.82%) JBoss
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.64%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.82%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.64%) Office 365
3 2 (1.64%) SaaS
4 1 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.46%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (2.46%) LAN
1 3 (2.46%) MPLS
1 3 (2.46%) WAN
2 2 (1.64%) DHCP
2 2 (1.64%) DNS
2 2 (1.64%) Firewall
2 2 (1.64%) Internet
2 2 (1.64%) SAN
2 2 (1.64%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.64%) VPN
3 1 (0.82%) BGP
3 1 (0.82%) CTI
3 1 (0.82%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (34.43%) Big Data
2 38 (31.15%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (23.77%) Hadoop
4 25 (20.49%) SQL Server
5 15 (12.30%) NoSQL
6 11 (9.02%) Power BI
7 8 (6.56%) Data Lake
7 8 (6.56%) OLAP
8 7 (5.74%) HBase
8 7 (5.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (4.92%) Geospatial Data
10 5 (4.10%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (4.10%) DB2
10 5 (4.10%) IBM InfoSphere
10 5 (4.10%) OLTP
10 5 (4.10%) Relational Database
11 4 (3.28%) MongoDB
11 4 (3.28%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (2.46%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.82%) ERwin
General
1 27 (22.13%) Finance
2 8 (6.56%) Banking
2 8 (6.56%) Retail
3 5 (4.10%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.28%) Marketing
5 1 (0.82%) Back Office
5 1 (0.82%) Billing
5 1 (0.82%) Electronics
5 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.82%) Publishing
5 1 (0.82%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.02%) Kafka
2 6 (4.92%) Web Services
3 5 (4.10%) PostGIS
4 4 (3.28%) .NET
4 4 (3.28%) Apache Drill
4 4 (3.28%) XML
5 3 (2.46%) REST
5 3 (2.46%) SOAP
6 2 (1.64%) HTML
6 2 (1.64%) WSDL
6 2 (1.64%) XSD
7 1 (0.82%) J2EE
7 1 (0.82%) JSP
7 1 (0.82%) Middleware
7 1 (0.82%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.30%) Management Information System
2 13 (10.66%) Data Structures
3 12 (9.84%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.28%) FMCG
5 4 (3.28%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.46%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.64%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.64%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.64%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.82%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.82%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.82%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.82%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.82%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.38%) Windows
2 5 (4.10%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.46%) Unix
4 2 (1.64%) Linux
4 2 (1.64%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.64%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (64.75%) Data Modelling
2 52 (42.62%) Data Architecture
3 34 (27.87%) ETL
4 32 (26.23%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (21.31%) Analytics
6 25 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (19.67%) Data Management
8 20 (16.39%) Migration
9 19 (15.57%) Data Governance
10 18 (14.75%) Logical Data Model
10 18 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (13.11%) Data Migration
12 14 (11.48%) Data Integration
12 14 (11.48%) Physical Data Model
13 13 (10.66%) Visualisation
14 10 (8.20%) Data Analysis
14 10 (8.20%) Data Mapping
14 10 (8.20%) Data Visualisation
15 9 (7.38%) Data Analytics
15 9 (7.38%) UML
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.85%) SQL
2 9 (7.38%) T-SQL
3 5 (4.10%) Java
4 2 (1.64%) C++
4 2 (1.64%) Perl
4 2 (1.64%) PHP
4 2 (1.64%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.64%) Python
4 2 (1.64%) Scala
5 1 (0.82%) C
5 1 (0.82%) C#
5 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.82%) Ruby
5 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (8.20%) Degree
2 3 (2.46%) CCNP
2 3 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.64%) CCNA
4 1 (0.82%) CCIE
4 1 (0.82%) MCSA
4 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.82%) PhD
4 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.20%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.28%) GDPR
3 1 (0.82%) COBIT
3 1 (0.82%) PA-DSS
3 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.82%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (0.82%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.82%) vCloud
2 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) BladeLogic
1 1 (0.82%) Nagios
1 1 (0.82%) SCCM
1 1 (0.82%) SCOM
1 1 (0.82%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (20.49%) Oracle
2 14 (11.48%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.66%) Netezza
4 11 (9.02%) SAP
5 9 (7.38%) Informatica
5 9 (7.38%) MapR
6 6 (4.92%) Cisco
6 6 (4.92%) ESRI
6 6 (4.92%) IBM
7 5 (4.10%) Tableau
8 4 (3.28%) Cognos
9 3 (2.46%) HP
9 3 (2.46%) Teradata
10 2 (1.64%) Avaya
10 2 (1.64%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.64%) Citrix
10 2 (1.64%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.64%) EMC
10 2 (1.64%) Talend
10 2 (1.64%) VMware
Crawley, West Sussex
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + DOE
Posted: Yesterday