The median contractor rate for a Senior Data Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 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.

Senior Data Architect
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 601 627 625
Rank change year-on-year +26 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Data Architect 14 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.033% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.035% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 13
Median daily rate £600 £600 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £484 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £800 £790
UK excluding London median daily rate £750 £725 £500
% change year-on-year +3.44% +45.00%  
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 44408 51163 53304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28718 33369 33474
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1506 2056
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 £11.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Data Architect in the UK

Senior Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Data Architect in the UK

Senior Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Data Architect in the UK

Senior Data Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Data Architect in the UK

Senior 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 Senior Data Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 +43 13 £600 - 2
London +14 10 £575 -4.16% 1
City of London +5 2 £613 +32.43%
Bristol - 2 £750 -
South West - 2 £750 - 1
North West +24 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £625 -

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Data Architect in the job title.

1 23 (65.71%) Data Architecture
2 21 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (57.14%) Hadoop
4 18 (51.43%) Cloudera
5 16 (45.71%) Data Management
5 16 (45.71%) ETL
6 15 (42.86%) Big Data
7 14 (40.00%) HBase
7 14 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (34.29%) Data Structures
8 12 (34.29%) Apache Hive
8 12 (34.29%) MongoDB
9 11 (31.43%) Splunk
9 11 (31.43%) Neo4j
9 11 (31.43%) MapR
9 11 (31.43%) Data Integration
9 11 (31.43%) Project Management
9 11 (31.43%) TOGAF
9 11 (31.43%) Legal
9 11 (31.43%) Nuix
10 10 (28.57%) Data Enrichment
10 10 (28.57%) SDLC
10 10 (28.57%) Reference Data Management
10 10 (28.57%) IT Strategy
10 10 (28.57%) Finance
10 10 (28.57%) ITIL
10 10 (28.57%) PRINCE2
10 10 (28.57%) Reference Data
10 10 (28.57%) Data Quality

Senior 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 2 (5.71%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (57.14%) Hadoop
2 15 (42.86%) Big Data
3 14 (40.00%) HBase
4 12 (34.29%) Apache Hive
4 12 (34.29%) MongoDB
5 11 (31.43%) Neo4j
6 8 (22.86%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (14.29%) NoSQL
8 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
9 4 (11.43%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
11 2 (5.71%) DB2
11 2 (5.71%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (5.71%) Impala
12 1 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (2.86%) Blockchain
12 1 (2.86%) Cloudera CDH
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) ERwin
1 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.71%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (31.43%) Legal
2 10 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Django
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (34.29%) Data Structures
3 10 (28.57%) Reference Data
4 9 (25.71%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.71%) Reinsurance
5 2 (5.71%) Social Media
6 1 (2.86%) CESG
6 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Data Architecture
2 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 16 (45.71%) Data Management
3 16 (45.71%) ETL
4 11 (31.43%) Data Integration
4 11 (31.43%) Project Management
4 11 (31.43%) TOGAF
5 10 (28.57%) Data Enrichment
5 10 (28.57%) IT Strategy
5 10 (28.57%) ITIL
5 10 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 10 (28.57%) Reference Data Management
5 10 (28.57%) SDLC
6 9 (25.71%) Agile Project Management
7 8 (22.86%) Data Analysis
8 7 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
9 6 (17.14%) Business Process Modelling
9 6 (17.14%) Data Lineage
9 6 (17.14%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) Python
3 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.71%) Scala
4 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (2.86%) CISSP
5 1 (2.86%) CITP
5 1 (2.86%) IISP
5 1 (2.86%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.71%) GDPR
3 1 (2.86%) IFRS
3 1 (2.86%) IFRS 9
3 1 (2.86%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Cloudera
2 11 (31.43%) MapR
2 11 (31.43%) Nuix
2 11 (31.43%) Splunk
3 7 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) IBM
5 2 (5.71%) Ab Initio
5 2 (5.71%) CA
5 2 (5.71%) Embarcadero
5 2 (5.71%) Informatica
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.71%) Talend
6 1 (2.86%) Teradata