The median contractor rate for a Lead Data Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 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.

Lead Data Architect
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 595 633 615
Rank change year-on-year +38 -18  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Data Architect 7 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.019% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.020% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 19
Median daily rate £575 £675 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.81% +22.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £570 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £850 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate - £600 £630
% change year-on-year - -4.76%  
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 44357 51050 53273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28704 33277 33414
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1368 1510 2064
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

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 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead Data Architect in the UK

Lead Data Architect
Top 5 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 23 June 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 +29 7 £575 -14.81% 2
London +5 6 £575 -17.85% 1
South East +7 1 - -
City of London -2 1 £575 +15.00% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 14 (73.68%) Data Modelling
2 9 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (42.11%) Data Architecture
4 7 (36.84%) Big Data
5 5 (26.32%) Data Transformation
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) Finance
5 5 (26.32%) Migration
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (21.05%) Banking
6 4 (21.05%) Data Management
6 4 (21.05%) Degree
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (21.05%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (15.79%) Physical Data Model
7 3 (15.79%) ISO 20022
7 3 (15.79%) IT Strategy
7 3 (15.79%) Data Strategy
7 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
7 3 (15.79%) Node.js
7 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (15.79%) Open Source
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (15.79%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle
7 3 (15.79%) Java
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis

Lead 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 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Big Data
2 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.53%) DataStage
4 2 (10.53%) DB2
4 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
4 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
5 1 (5.26%) HDInsight
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (5.26%) MOLAP
5 1 (5.26%) OLAP
5 1 (5.26%) PowerPivot
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Node.js
2 1 (5.26%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
1 2 (10.53%) Reinsurance
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Data Modelling
2 9 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (42.11%) Data Architecture
4 5 (26.32%) Data Transformation
4 5 (26.32%) Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) Data Management
5 4 (21.05%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Data Strategy
6 3 (15.79%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (15.79%) IT Strategy
6 3 (15.79%) Open Source
6 3 (15.79%) Physical Data Model
7 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (10.53%) ETL
7 2 (10.53%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.53%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) C++
3 2 (10.53%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO 20022
2 2 (10.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Netezza
2 2 (10.53%) Sybase
2 2 (10.53%) Teradata
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Tableau
3 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
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