The first table below looks at the demand for the Big Data Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data Architect
Rank 208 192 223
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.031% 0.080% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.086% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate £588 £575 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.17% +21.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - £600
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5961 5787 7412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.36% 92.86% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4275 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Big Data Architect
London

Big Data Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Big Data Architect in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Big Data Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Big Data Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Big Data Architect across the City of London region.

Big Data Architect Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Big Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Big Data Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Big Data Architect in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Pig
2 2 (66.67%) MapReduce
2 2 (66.67%) HBase
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) CouchDB
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) SPSS
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Lucene
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Base SAS
3 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) 29West
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (33.33%) Sqoop
3 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch

Big Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Big Data Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Big Data Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Pig
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) HBase
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) CouchDB
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Base SAS
3 1 (33.33%) Sqoop
General
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) MapReduce
2 1 (33.33%) Lucene
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Logistics
1 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Change Data Capture
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) 29West
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk