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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Architect
Rank 531 529 518
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 26 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.022% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.024% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 1
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£525 £600 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -7.69%
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 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
42131 41322 38316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.43% 92.67% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26842 25081 22205
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1651 1833 2326
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.09 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +29 19 £600 +14.28% 7
South East -14 4 - -
North West - 2 £450 -
Big Data Architect
UK

Big Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 42 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 42 (100.00%) Big Data
2 29 (69.05%) Apache Hive
3 25 (59.52%) MapReduce
4 21 (50.00%) NoSQL
5 17 (40.48%) Analytics
6 16 (38.10%) Apache Pig
6 16 (38.10%) Apache Flume
6 16 (38.10%) Oozie
6 16 (38.10%) MongoDB
7 15 (35.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 15 (35.71%) Linux
8 14 (33.33%) Mahout
9 13 (30.95%) Banking
10 12 (28.57%) Java
10 12 (28.57%) HBase
11 11 (26.19%) Hortonworks
11 11 (26.19%) HDFS
11 11 (26.19%) SQL
12 10 (23.81%) MapR
13 9 (21.43%) Ambari
13 9 (21.43%) Sqoop
13 9 (21.43%) HCatalog
13 9 (21.43%) Apache Spark
13 9 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (21.43%) Visualisation
13 9 (21.43%) Oracle
14 8 (19.05%) Sybase
14 8 (19.05%) DB2
14 8 (19.05%) C++

Big Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 16 (38.10%) Apache Pig
2 9 (21.43%) Apache Spark
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle Coherence
3 5 (11.90%) Node.js
3 5 (11.90%) Apache
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) LAN
1 5 (11.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 42 (100.00%) Big Data
2 29 (69.05%) Apache Hive
3 21 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 16 (38.10%) MongoDB
5 14 (33.33%) Mahout
6 12 (28.57%) HBase
7 9 (21.43%) Sqoop
7 9 (21.43%) HCatalog
7 9 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (19.05%) DB2
8 8 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (19.05%) Couchbase
9 7 (16.67%) MarkLogic
9 7 (16.67%) Riak
9 7 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
9 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 2 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (4.76%) Redis
10 2 (4.76%) Spotfire
General
1 13 (30.95%) Banking
2 8 (19.05%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Back Office
4 1 (2.38%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) .NET
2 5 (11.90%) Backbone.js
2 5 (11.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (11.90%) Ember.js
2 5 (11.90%) AngularJS
2 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
2 5 (11.90%) HTML
2 5 (11.90%) CSS
3 3 (7.14%) Java EE
4 2 (4.76%) Web Services
5 1 (2.38%) Lucene
5 1 (2.38%) ZeroMQ
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Visualisation
2 5 (11.90%) Open Source
3 3 (7.14%) Equities
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) DTV
4 1 (2.38%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) MapReduce
2 17 (40.48%) Analytics
3 7 (16.67%) OO
4 5 (11.90%) BDD
4 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (11.90%) Scrum
4 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
4 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.90%) TDD
4 5 (11.90%) Web Development
4 5 (11.90%) Benchmarking
5 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (7.14%) Coaching
7 2 (4.76%) Data Architecture
7 2 (4.76%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.38%) ETL
8 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (2.38%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) Java
2 11 (26.19%) SQL
3 8 (19.05%) C++
3 8 (19.05%) Scala
4 5 (11.90%) Python
4 5 (11.90%) C#
4 5 (11.90%) PHP
4 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.76%) R
5 2 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.38%) Perl
System Software
1 16 (38.10%) Apache Flume
2 15 (35.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 11 (26.19%) HDFS
4 7 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (38.10%) Oozie
2 9 (21.43%) Ambari
3 2 (4.76%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Hortonworks
2 10 (23.81%) MapR
3 9 (21.43%) Oracle
4 8 (19.05%) Sybase
4 8 (19.05%) Teradata
5 7 (16.67%) Netezza
6 5 (11.90%) Twitter
6 5 (11.90%) Cloudera
6 5 (11.90%) Intel
6 5 (11.90%) Cisco
7 3 (7.14%) Datameer
8 2 (4.76%) TIBCO
9 1 (2.38%) IBM
9 1 (2.38%) SAP
9 1 (2.38%) Splunk
9 1 (2.38%) Platfora
9 1 (2.38%) Hadapt
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