Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Warehouse Architect was £610 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 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 Warehousing (DWH) Architect
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 863 818 830
Rank change year-on-year -45 +12 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Data Warehouse Architect 33 68 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.065% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.068% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 45 48
UK median daily rate £610 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.00% -4.76% +11.11%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £380
90th Percentile £755 £688 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £610 £500 £513
% change year-on-year +22.00% -2.44% +17.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97695 99488 108685
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.75% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64489 64865 69136
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2905 3326 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.45 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Data Warehouse Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Warehouse Architect in the UK

Data Warehouse Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Warehouse Architect in the UK

Data Warehouse Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Warehouse Architect over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Warehouse Architect in the UK

Data Warehouse Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Warehouse Architect in the UK

Data Warehouse Architect
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Warehouse Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 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
England -34 30 £610 +10.91% 2
UK excluding London +18 19 £610 +22.00% 1
London -29 14 £563 +2.27% 1
North of England +60 8 £610 +10.91%
Yorkshire +30 8 £610 +3.83%
South West +3 6 £525 +5.00%
North East +66 4 £610 +10.91%
North West - 4 £610 -
Scotland -6 2 £500 -
South East -6 1 £475 -5.00% 1
Midlands - 1 £540 -
Wales - 1 £400 -
West Midlands - 1 £540 -

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Data Warehouse 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 Data Warehouse Architect in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (81.82%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (60.61%) Data Modelling
3 20 (60.61%) SQL
4 14 (42.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (39.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (39.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
7 10 (30.30%) ETL
7 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
7 10 (30.30%) Finance
7 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (27.27%) Data Quality
9 8 (24.24%) Data Architecture
9 8 (24.24%) Oracle
10 7 (21.21%) Unix
10 7 (21.21%) Informatica
10 7 (21.21%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (21.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 6 (18.18%) Data Strategy
11 6 (18.18%) Big Data
11 6 (18.18%) Data Governance
12 5 (15.15%) Analytics
12 5 (15.15%) Data Integration
12 5 (15.15%) Data Management
12 5 (15.15%) Migration
12 5 (15.15%) Data Security
12 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (15.15%) Fixed Income

Data Warehouse 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 4 (12.12%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (42.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (39.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 13 (39.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 7 (21.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 6 (18.18%) Big Data
7 5 (15.15%) Data Lake
7 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (12.12%) Apache Hive
8 4 (12.12%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (12.12%) Hadoop
8 4 (12.12%) HBase
8 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
8 4 (12.12%) Pentaho
8 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (9.09%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 3 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (9.09%) Power BI
10 2 (6.06%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) ERwin
2 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) German Language
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Entity Framework
2 2 (6.06%) MDX
2 2 (6.06%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Equities
2 5 (15.15%) Fixed Income
3 4 (12.12%) Derivative
3 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.09%) Algorithms
4 3 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (6.06%) Taxonomies
6 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
6 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (3.03%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Unix
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (60.61%) Data Modelling
3 10 (30.30%) ETL
4 8 (24.24%) Data Architecture
5 7 (21.21%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (18.18%) Data Governance
6 6 (18.18%) Data Strategy
7 5 (15.15%) Analytics
7 5 (15.15%) Data Integration
7 5 (15.15%) Data Management
7 5 (15.15%) Data Security
7 5 (15.15%) Migration
8 4 (12.12%) Data Migration
8 4 (12.12%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (12.12%) Information Assurance
8 4 (12.12%) Metadata Management
8 4 (12.12%) Open Source
8 4 (12.12%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (12.12%) SFIA
8 4 (12.12%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) C#
2 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.09%) Java
3 3 (9.09%) R
4 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) C
5 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) Data Quality
2 4 (12.12%) QA
3 2 (6.06%) GDPR
3 2 (6.06%) MiFID
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) Oracle
3 7 (21.21%) Informatica
4 4 (12.12%) CA
4 4 (12.12%) Tableau
5 2 (6.06%) Cognos
6 1 (3.03%) Google
6 1 (3.03%) Netezza
6 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com