The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 28 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 30 45
Rank change year-on-year +6 +15  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.50% 0.46% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 0.47% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £575 £600 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.16% +26.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £510
% change year-on-year +10.52% -6.86%  
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 Southampton. 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
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 195 212 353
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 97.50% 97.25% 98.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 467 806
Median daily rate £385 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% +1.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 82 111
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.55 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £16.55 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in Southampton

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architect in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Southampton region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 14 (87.50%) Big Data
2 12 (75.00%) Data Integration
3 9 (56.25%) Hadoop
3 9 (56.25%) ETL
4 8 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (50.00%) Oracle
4 8 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (43.75%) Visualisation
5 7 (43.75%) Data Visualisation
5 7 (43.75%) Data Analytics
5 7 (43.75%) Big Data Analytics
5 7 (43.75%) Analytics
5 7 (43.75%) MapR
5 7 (43.75%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (37.50%) Data Governance
6 6 (37.50%) Geospatial Data
6 6 (37.50%) ESRI
6 6 (37.50%) Data Management
6 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
7 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
7 5 (31.25%) SAP
7 5 (31.25%) UML
7 5 (31.25%) SQL
7 5 (31.25%) IBM
7 5 (31.25%) Informatica
7 5 (31.25%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Data Management
7 5 (31.25%) ERD

Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 4 (25.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
3 1 (6.25%) PaaS
3 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) Big Data
2 9 (56.25%) Hadoop
3 8 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (37.50%) Geospatial Data
5 5 (31.25%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (31.25%) IBM InfoSphere
5 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
5 5 (31.25%) Power BI
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
6 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) PostGIS
2 4 (25.00%) Apache Drill
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Data Integration
2 9 (56.25%) ETL
3 8 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (43.75%) Analytics
4 7 (43.75%) Big Data Analytics
4 7 (43.75%) Data Analytics
4 7 (43.75%) Data Visualisation
4 7 (43.75%) Visualisation
5 6 (37.50%) Data Governance
5 6 (37.50%) Data Management
5 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
6 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Data Management
6 5 (31.25%) ERD
6 5 (31.25%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 5 (31.25%) Metadata Management
6 5 (31.25%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (31.25%) UML
7 4 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
7 4 (25.00%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) MapR
3 6 (37.50%) ESRI
4 5 (31.25%) IBM
4 5 (31.25%) Informatica
4 5 (31.25%) SAP
4 5 (31.25%) Tableau
5 1 (6.25%) Cloudera
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft