The median contractor rate for a Lead Data Architect was £675 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Data Architect
UK
Rank 574 612 589
Rank change year-on-year +38 -23  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Data Architect 12 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.034% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.036% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 19
Median daily rate £675 £650 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% +18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £520 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £740 £740 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £600 £513
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.07%  
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 42134 50253 49507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.85% 95.17% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 27277 32490 29886
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 £591 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1476 1587 1956
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +6.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Lead Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Data Architect in the UK

Lead Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Data Architect in the UK

Lead Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Data Architect over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead Data Architect in the UK

Lead Data Architect
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Data Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 +42 12 £675 +3.84% 3
London +11 11 £688 +1.85% 2
City of London +3 4 £625 +25.00%
South East - 1 £525 -
Staines - 1 £525 -
Surrey - 1 £525 -

Lead Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Lead 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 Lead Data Architect in the job title.

1 22 (53.66%) Data Modelling
2 18 (43.90%) Big Data
3 17 (41.46%) Hadoop
4 16 (39.02%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (34.15%) ETL
5 14 (34.15%) SQL
6 13 (31.71%) Apache Hive
7 12 (29.27%) Data Architecture
7 12 (29.27%) Apache Spark
7 12 (29.27%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (29.27%) Finance
8 10 (24.39%) MapReduce
9 9 (21.95%) NoSQL
9 9 (21.95%) Apache
10 8 (19.51%) Scala
10 8 (19.51%) Kafka
11 7 (17.07%) Degree
11 7 (17.07%) Oracle
11 7 (17.07%) Banking
12 6 (14.63%) Data Management
12 6 (14.63%) Python
12 6 (14.63%) Data Integration
12 6 (14.63%) Data Quality
12 6 (14.63%) R
12 6 (14.63%) Logical Data Model
12 6 (14.63%) ISO20022
13 5 (12.20%) Line Management
13 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
13 5 (12.20%) Couchbase
13 5 (12.20%) MongoDB

Lead Data Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 12 (29.27%) Apache Spark
2 9 (21.95%) Apache
3 3 (7.32%) SAS
4 2 (4.88%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) Big Data
2 17 (41.46%) Hadoop
3 13 (31.71%) Apache Hive
4 12 (29.27%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (21.95%) NoSQL
6 5 (12.20%) Couchbase
6 5 (12.20%) MongoDB
6 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
7 4 (9.76%) Data Mart
7 4 (9.76%) DB2
8 3 (7.32%) SAS EBI
8 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
9 2 (4.88%) DataStage
9 2 (4.88%) Impala
9 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (2.44%) PowerPivot
10 1 (2.44%) QlikView
10 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) ERwin
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) Kafka
2 1 (2.44%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) Reinsurance
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Data Modelling
2 16 (39.02%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (34.15%) ETL
4 12 (29.27%) Data Architecture
5 10 (24.39%) MapReduce
6 6 (14.63%) Data Integration
6 6 (14.63%) Data Management
6 6 (14.63%) Logical Data Model
7 5 (12.20%) Dimensional Modelling
7 5 (12.20%) Line Management
8 4 (9.76%) Data Analysis
8 4 (9.76%) Data Transformation
8 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.76%) Physical Data Model
8 4 (9.76%) Predictive Modelling
8 4 (9.76%) SDLC
8 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.32%) Analytics
9 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
9 3 (7.32%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) Scala
3 6 (14.63%) Python
3 6 (14.63%) R
4 4 (9.76%) C++
5 3 (7.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) Data Quality
1 6 (14.63%) ISO20022
2 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle
2 4 (9.76%) Netezza
2 4 (9.76%) Sybase
2 4 (9.76%) Teradata
3 3 (7.32%) SAP
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.44%) Tableau
5 1 (2.44%) VMware
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago