Period
to 20 August 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 20 August 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 West
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 164 173
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 32 40 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.59% 0.68% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.72% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 32
South West median daily rate £550 £625 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +20.19% -5.45%
10th Percentile £469 £428 £426
90th Percentile £678 £744 £654
England median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £56.88 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.46% - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £66.25 £35.68
% change year-on-year -24.53% +85.70% -

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 West. 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 West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5187 5578 6063
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.72% 95.29% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3227 3601 3832
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £219 £228 £225
90th Percentile £530 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 333 392
South West median hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% +44.44% +13.92%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.30 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.03 £46.45 £47.40
England median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.77
% change year-on-year -2.63% +6.92% +4.53%

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in the South West

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architect in the South West

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architect in the South West over the 6 months to 20 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Architect in the South West

Data Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Architect in the South West

Data Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 August 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
Wiltshire -18 14 £550 -12.00% 1
Bristol +3 13 £549 -0.27% 1
Dorset +17 3 £495 -34.00%
Gloucestershire +8 1 - -
Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 West region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 23 (71.88%) Data Modelling
2 20 (62.50%) Data Architecture
3 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
3 14 (43.75%) TOGAF
4 11 (34.38%) Finance
5 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (31.25%) SOA
5 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 10 (31.25%) Data Quality
6 9 (28.13%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (28.13%) Migration
7 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.00%) Data Integration
7 8 (25.00%) Data Strategy
8 7 (21.88%) Data Migration
9 6 (18.75%) Reference Data
9 6 (18.75%) Marketing
9 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (18.75%) Hadoop
9 6 (18.75%) REST
9 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
9 6 (18.75%) ETL
9 6 (18.75%) WSDL
9 6 (18.75%) Web Services
9 6 (18.75%) XML
9 6 (18.75%) XSD
9 6 (18.75%) Data Management
9 6 (18.75%) Star Schema

Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (9.38%) SAS
2 2 (6.25%) Confluence
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SPSS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (18.75%) Hadoop
2 6 (18.75%) Star Schema
3 3 (9.38%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (9.38%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.38%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (9.38%) Big Data
3 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.25%) Apache Hive
4 2 (6.25%) Data Mining
4 2 (6.25%) HBase
4 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.25%) Neo4j
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (6.25%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Marketing
3 4 (12.50%) Electronics
3 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (9.38%) Banking
4 3 (9.38%) Retail
5 2 (6.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) REST
1 6 (18.75%) Web Services
1 6 (18.75%) WSDL
1 6 (18.75%) XML
1 6 (18.75%) XSD
2 3 (9.38%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.13%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Reference Data
2 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.25%) NHS
4 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.13%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Data Modelling
2 20 (62.50%) Data Architecture
3 14 (43.75%) TOGAF
4 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (31.25%) SOA
5 9 (28.13%) Migration
6 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (25.00%) Data Integration
6 8 (25.00%) Data Strategy
6 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (21.88%) Data Migration
8 6 (18.75%) Data Management
8 6 (18.75%) ETL
8 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
9 5 (15.63%) Logical Data Model
9 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
9 5 (15.63%) SDLC
10 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (12.50%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) R
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) Data Quality
2 4 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) Cloudera
3 2 (6.25%) Cognos
3 2 (6.25%) MapR
3 2 (6.25%) Nuix
3 2 (6.25%) Splunk
3 2 (6.25%) Tableau
4 1 (3.13%) Informatica
4 1 (3.13%) Teradata