The table below looks at the statistics for the Big Data Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Architect
Rank 574 553 546
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 21 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.034% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.037% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 10
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£675 £550 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £545
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £673 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £550 -
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Big Data Architect
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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 England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47663 45698 43174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.58% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30861 28215 25922
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1778 1844 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Big Data Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Big Data Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Big Data Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Big Data Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Big Data Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Big Data Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Big Data Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 15 £675 +22.72% 2
South East -9 4 - -
North West -26 1 £400 -30.43%
East Midlands - 1 - -
Big Data Architect
UK

Big Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 49 (100.00%) Big Data
2 42 (85.71%) Hadoop
3 27 (55.10%) Java
4 25 (51.02%) Apache Cassandra
5 24 (48.98%) Apache Hive
5 24 (48.98%) MapReduce
6 21 (42.86%) Apache Pig
7 20 (40.82%) NoSQL
8 19 (38.78%) HBase
9 14 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (26.53%) MongoDB
11 12 (24.49%) Apache Flume
11 12 (24.49%) SQL
12 11 (22.45%) Python
12 11 (22.45%) Finance
12 11 (22.45%) Analytics
12 11 (22.45%) Apache Spark
13 10 (20.41%) R
13 10 (20.41%) Data Modelling
13 10 (20.41%) ETL
13 10 (20.41%) Data Architecture
14 9 (18.37%) Oracle
14 9 (18.37%) Sqoop
15 8 (16.33%) HDFS
15 8 (16.33%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (16.33%) Linux
15 8 (16.33%) Scala
15 8 (16.33%) Open Source
16 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (14.29%) SQL Server

Big Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 21 (42.86%) Apache Pig
2 11 (22.45%) Apache Spark
3 4 (8.16%) SAS
4 3 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (4.08%) Apache
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (2.04%) nginx
6 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.12%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.04%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) LAN
1 2 (4.08%) WAN
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (100.00%) Big Data
2 42 (85.71%) Hadoop
3 25 (51.02%) Apache Cassandra
4 24 (48.98%) Apache Hive
5 20 (40.82%) NoSQL
6 19 (38.78%) HBase
7 13 (26.53%) MongoDB
8 9 (18.37%) Sqoop
9 8 (16.33%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 7 (14.29%) Relational Database
11 5 (10.20%) Mahout
11 5 (10.20%) DB2
11 5 (10.20%) RDBMS
12 3 (6.12%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (6.12%) Impala
12 3 (6.12%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (6.12%) Triplestore
12 3 (6.12%) MarkLogic
13 2 (4.08%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Selenium
1 4 (8.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (8.16%) SoapUI
1 4 (8.16%) LoadUI
2 2 (4.08%) JIRA
3 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Spanish Language
4 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Legal
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.04%) Publishing
5 1 (2.04%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.04%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) SOAP
2 3 (6.12%) Kafka
3 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.08%) MLlib
3 2 (4.08%) Web Services
3 2 (4.08%) RESTful
3 2 (4.08%) HTML
3 2 (4.08%) REST
4 1 (2.04%) CSS3
4 1 (2.04%) CSS
4 1 (2.04%) JSP
4 1 (2.04%) HTML5
4 1 (2.04%) NumPy
4 1 (2.04%) Matplotlib
4 1 (2.04%) XML
4 1 (2.04%) XSLT
4 1 (2.04%) Ajax
4 1 (2.04%) CherryPy
4 1 (2.04%) Java EE
4 1 (2.04%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.08%) FMCG
3 2 (4.08%) Internet of Things
3 2 (4.08%) Replication
4 1 (2.04%) Equities
4 1 (2.04%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (2.04%) Derivative
4 1 (2.04%) Statistics
4 1 (2.04%) Informatics
4 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.04%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (2.04%) Physics
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.04%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.04%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.04%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) MapReduce
2 14 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (22.45%) Analytics
4 10 (20.41%) Data Modelling
4 10 (20.41%) ETL
4 10 (20.41%) Data Architecture
5 8 (16.33%) Open Source
6 7 (14.29%) SOA
6 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.12%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.08%) Logical Data Model
9 2 (4.08%) Dashboard Development
9 2 (4.08%) Workflow
9 2 (4.08%) Business Development
9 2 (4.08%) Data Management
9 2 (4.08%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (55.10%) Java
2 12 (24.49%) SQL
3 11 (22.45%) Python
4 10 (20.41%) R
5 8 (16.33%) Scala
6 5 (10.20%) C++
6 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.04%) Perl
7 1 (2.04%) PHP
7 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.04%) C
7 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) PhD
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (24.49%) Apache Flume
2 8 (16.33%) HDFS
3 3 (6.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.04%) Docker
5 1 (2.04%) GPFS
5 1 (2.04%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Oozie
2 3 (6.12%) Ambari
3 2 (4.08%) Puppet
3 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.04%) Ansible
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Oracle
2 5 (10.20%) Teradata
2 5 (10.20%) Netezza
2 5 (10.20%) Cloudera
3 4 (8.16%) Vertica
3 4 (8.16%) SAP
4 2 (4.08%) Sybase
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco
4 2 (4.08%) IBM
4 2 (4.08%) MapR
4 2 (4.08%) Greenplum
4 2 (4.08%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.04%) Tableau
5 1 (2.04%) Twitter
5 1 (2.04%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.04%) Talend
5 1 (2.04%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.04%) Intel
5 1 (2.04%) Informatica
5 1 (2.04%) Cognos