The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 227 211
Rank change year-on-year +24 -16  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 35 50 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.46% 0.57% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.60% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 37
Median daily rate £475 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £415 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £660 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £516 £494 £513
% change year-on-year +4.55% -3.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 - £37.80

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 7222 8372 8994
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.55% 95.03% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4233 4992 5132
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 381 432
Median hourly rate £17.77 £19.61 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +21.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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
West Sussex +31 18 £440 -14.14%
Hampshire +12 10 £575 +27.77% 1
Berkshire +2 3 £544 +8.80% 1
Surrey +1 2 £644 +56.06%
Oxfordshire -8 1 - -
Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 60 (61.22%) Data Modelling
2 50 (51.02%) Data Architecture
3 35 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (35.71%) ETL
4 31 (31.63%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (30.61%) Big Data
6 27 (27.55%) Finance
7 22 (22.45%) Oracle
8 21 (21.43%) Data Management
9 20 (20.41%) Migration
9 20 (20.41%) SQL
10 19 (19.39%) Data Quality
10 19 (19.39%) Logical Data Model
11 18 (18.37%) Data Migration
11 18 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (17.35%) Data Integration
12 17 (17.35%) Analytics
13 16 (16.33%) Data Governance
14 15 (15.31%) Information Architecture
14 15 (15.31%) SQL Server
15 14 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
15 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
15 14 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (14.29%) Hadoop
16 12 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
16 12 (12.24%) Data Strategy
17 11 (11.22%) Visualisation
17 11 (11.22%) Data Analytics
17 11 (11.22%) Management Information System

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 5 (5.10%) Apache
2 3 (3.06%) FileNet
2 3 (3.06%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (2.04%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.04%) SAS
4 1 (1.02%) Anypoint
4 1 (1.02%) JBoss
4 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.02%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.02%) Siebel CRM
3 1 (1.02%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.04%) Office 365
3 2 (2.04%) SaaS
4 1 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.02%) IaaS
4 1 (1.02%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) MPLS
2 2 (2.04%) DHCP
2 2 (2.04%) DNS
2 2 (2.04%) Firewall
2 2 (2.04%) Internet
2 2 (2.04%) LAN
2 2 (2.04%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.04%) VPN
2 2 (2.04%) WAN
3 1 (1.02%) BGP
3 1 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.02%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (30.61%) Big Data
3 15 (15.31%) SQL Server
4 14 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 10 (10.20%) NoSQL
6 9 (9.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (8.16%) Power BI
8 6 (6.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 6 (6.12%) Geospatial Data
9 5 (5.10%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (5.10%) DB2
9 5 (5.10%) IBM InfoSphere
9 5 (5.10%) Relational Database
10 4 (4.08%) RDBMS
10 4 (4.08%) SAP Data Services
10 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (3.06%) MongoDB
11 3 (3.06%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (2.04%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 4 (4.08%) ERwin
2 1 (1.02%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (1.02%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 27 (27.55%) Finance
2 5 (5.10%) Retail
3 4 (4.08%) Billing
4 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.04%) Marketing
6 1 (1.02%) Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Publishing
6 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.12%) XML
2 5 (5.10%) PostGIS
2 5 (5.10%) Web Services
3 4 (4.08%) Apache Drill
3 4 (4.08%) REST
3 4 (4.08%) SOAP
3 4 (4.08%) XSD
4 3 (3.06%) .NET
4 3 (3.06%) WSDL
4 3 (3.06%) XML Messaging
5 2 (2.04%) J2EE
6 1 (1.02%) HTML
6 1 (1.02%) JSP
6 1 (1.02%) Kafka
6 1 (1.02%) Middleware
6 1 (1.02%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.18%) Data Structures
3 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (5.10%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.06%) FMCG
5 3 (3.06%) Reference Data
5 3 (3.06%) Taxonomies
6 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.04%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.02%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.02%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.02%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.02%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.06%) Windows
2 2 (2.04%) Unix
3 1 (1.02%) Linux
3 1 (1.02%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (61.22%) Data Modelling
2 50 (51.02%) Data Architecture
3 35 (35.71%) ETL
4 31 (31.63%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (21.43%) Data Management
6 20 (20.41%) Migration
7 19 (19.39%) Logical Data Model
8 18 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (18.37%) Data Migration
9 17 (17.35%) Analytics
9 17 (17.35%) Data Integration
10 16 (16.33%) Data Governance
11 15 (15.31%) Information Architecture
12 14 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
12 14 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (12.24%) Data Strategy
14 11 (11.22%) Data Analytics
14 11 (11.22%) Visualisation
15 10 (10.20%) Data Mapping
15 10 (10.20%) UML
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.41%) SQL
2 4 (4.08%) C
3 3 (3.06%) Java
4 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.04%) Scala
5 1 (1.02%) C++
5 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.02%) PHP
5 1 (1.02%) Python
5 1 (1.02%) Ruby
5 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) Degree
2 4 (4.08%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.04%) CCNA
3 2 (2.04%) CCNP
3 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.39%) Data Quality
2 9 (9.18%) GDPR
3 2 (2.04%) QA
4 1 (1.02%) PA-DSS
4 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.02%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 1 (1.02%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) BladeLogic
1 1 (1.02%) Nagios
1 1 (1.02%) SCCM
1 1 (1.02%) SCOM
1 1 (1.02%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (22.45%) Oracle
2 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.20%) SAP
4 9 (9.18%) MapR
5 8 (8.16%) Informatica
6 7 (7.14%) IBM
7 6 (6.12%) ESRI
7 6 (6.12%) Tableau
8 4 (4.08%) Cisco
8 4 (4.08%) IFS
8 4 (4.08%) Teradata
9 3 (3.06%) Cognos
9 3 (3.06%) Netezza
10 2 (2.04%) Avaya
10 2 (2.04%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.04%) Citrix
10 2 (2.04%) Cloudera
10 2 (2.04%) HP
11 1 (1.02%) NetApp
11 1 (1.02%) Red Hat