The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Architect
Rank 179 198 193
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.097% 0.034% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.037% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£650 £588 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -9.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £650 -
% change year-on-year
-30.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4780 5413 5331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.07% 93.31% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3657 3807 3953
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 87 128
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.28 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data Architect across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Big Data Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 8 (100.00%) Big Data
2 6 (75.00%) Apache Hive
3 5 (62.50%) NoSQL
3 5 (62.50%) MapReduce
4 3 (37.50%) Apache Flume
4 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
4 3 (37.50%) Apache Pig
4 3 (37.50%) Teradata
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) SAP
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
5 2 (25.00%) Spotfire
5 2 (25.00%) QlikView
5 2 (25.00%) Sqoop
5 2 (25.00%) Datameer
5 2 (25.00%) MapR
5 2 (25.00%) Ambari
5 2 (25.00%) Oozie
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Pentaho
5 2 (25.00%) Hortonworks
5 2 (25.00%) Cloudera
5 2 (25.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (12.50%) Riak
6 1 (12.50%) Mahout
6 1 (12.50%) HBase

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (37.50%) Apache Pig
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 8 (100.00%) Big Data
2 6 (75.00%) Apache Hive
3 5 (62.50%) NoSQL
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (25.00%) Spotfire
4 2 (25.00%) QlikView
4 2 (25.00%) Pentaho
4 2 (25.00%) Sqoop
5 1 (12.50%) HCatalog
5 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (12.50%) HBase
5 1 (12.50%) Riak
5 1 (12.50%) Mahout
5 1 (12.50%) MarkLogic
5 1 (12.50%) Couchbase
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) MapReduce
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
3 1 (12.50%) R
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Flume
2 2 (25.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ambari
1 2 (25.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Teradata
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (25.00%) Hortonworks
2 2 (25.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (25.00%) Datameer
2 2 (25.00%) MapR
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Sybase
3 1 (12.50%) Netezza
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