The median contractor rate for a Chief Data Architect was £850 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 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.

Chief Data Architect
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 598 647 -
Rank change year-on-year +49 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Chief Data Architect 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.002% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.002% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £850 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £850 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42875 51263 50687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.24% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27839 33245 30600
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1489 1590 2025
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Chief Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Chief Data Architect in the UK

Chief Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Chief Data Architect in the UK

Chief Data Architect
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Data Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +55 7 £850 -
London +34 4 £850 -
South East - 2 £850 -
Reading - 2 £850 -
Berkshire - 2 £850 -
Bristol - 1 £850 -
South West - 1 £850 -

Chief Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Chief 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 featuring Chief Data Architect in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Data Architecture
3 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 4 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (50.00%) MapReduce
3 4 (50.00%) Big Data
3 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
4 3 (37.50%) MATLAB
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
4 3 (37.50%) R
4 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (37.50%) GNU Octave
4 3 (37.50%) Apache Spark
5 2 (25.00%) Flink
5 2 (25.00%) Blockchain
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
5 2 (25.00%) Data Governance
5 2 (25.00%) Complex Event Processing
5 2 (25.00%) SciPy
5 2 (25.00%) NumPy
5 2 (25.00%) Logistic Regression
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Retail
5 2 (25.00%) Data Management
5 2 (25.00%) Neural Network

Chief Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (37.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (50.00%) Big Data
1 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
2 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) Blockchain
3 2 (25.00%) Flink
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) HBase
4 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) NumPy
1 2 (25.00%) SciPy
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) Java EE
2 1 (12.50%) JSF
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) JSP
2 1 (12.50%) Kafka
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Servlets
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Data Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (50.00%) MapReduce
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Complex Event Processing
4 2 (25.00%) Data Governance
4 2 (25.00%) Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) Logistic Regression
4 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 2 (25.00%) Neural Network
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Conceptual Models
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Data Security
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) MATLAB
2 3 (37.50%) R
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO20022