The median contractor rate for a Data Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales 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.

Data Architect
UK / Wales
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 56 79
Rank change year-on-year -3 +23  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.32% 0.36% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.37% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £525 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.05% -7.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £428 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £448 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £500 £514
% change year-on-year +2.50% -2.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 - £37.80

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 600 540 840
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.46% 96.95% 96.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 355 566
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 36 42
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.00 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.23% -5.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.10 £35.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in Wales

Data Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Architect in Wales

Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 across the Wales region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 8 (61.54%) Data Modelling
2 7 (53.85%) ETL
2 7 (53.85%) Ab Initio
2 7 (53.85%) Teradata
2 7 (53.85%) Data Management
2 7 (53.85%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (53.85%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (53.85%) Informatica
2 7 (53.85%) MicroStrategy
2 7 (53.85%) ERwin
2 7 (53.85%) Quality Management
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (53.85%) QlikView
2 7 (53.85%) Data Architecture
2 7 (53.85%) Tableau
2 7 (53.85%) Data Quality
3 6 (46.15%) Data Analytics
3 6 (46.15%) Analytics
3 6 (46.15%) Hadoop
3 6 (46.15%) Dimensional Modelling
3 6 (46.15%) Data Migration
3 6 (46.15%) Migration
3 6 (46.15%) Netezza
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) SAS
4 5 (38.46%) TOGAF
4 5 (38.46%) Technical Architecture

Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 6 (46.15%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (53.85%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (53.85%) QlikView
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (46.15%) Hadoop
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) ERwin
General
1 3 (23.08%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Structures
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Data Modelling
2 7 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (53.85%) Data Architecture
2 7 (53.85%) Data Management
2 7 (53.85%) ETL
2 7 (53.85%) Quality Management
3 6 (46.15%) Analytics
3 6 (46.15%) Data Analytics
3 6 (46.15%) Data Migration
3 6 (46.15%) Dimensional Modelling
3 6 (46.15%) Migration
4 5 (38.46%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (38.46%) TOGAF
4 5 (38.46%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Data Strategy
6 2 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
7 1 (7.69%) Data Mapping
7 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Ab Initio
1 7 (53.85%) Informatica
1 7 (53.85%) MicroStrategy
1 7 (53.85%) Tableau
1 7 (53.85%) Teradata
2 6 (46.15%) Netezza
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) McAfee
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