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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Architect
Rank 550 564 506
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -58
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 27 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.016% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.017% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 4
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£575 £563 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £550 -
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
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
46718 45896 39925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.42% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 28865 28541 23423
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
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 1833 1844 2043
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

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 April 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 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 14 £550 -4.34% 14
South East -10 9 £600 +9.09% 2
South West - 1 £500 -
Midlands - 1 £600 -
Big Data Architect
UK

Big Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 53 (100.00%) Big Data
2 49 (92.45%) Hadoop
3 33 (62.26%) Apache Hive
4 29 (54.72%) MapReduce
5 27 (50.94%) NoSQL
6 24 (45.28%) Apache Pig
7 23 (43.40%) Java
8 21 (39.62%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (32.08%) MongoDB
10 16 (30.19%) HBase
10 16 (30.19%) Apache Flume
11 15 (28.30%) SQL
12 14 (26.42%) Analytics
13 12 (22.64%) Sqoop
13 12 (22.64%) Mahout
13 12 (22.64%) Linux
14 11 (20.75%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (20.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 11 (20.75%) Oozie
15 10 (18.87%) C++
15 10 (18.87%) Banking
16 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
16 9 (16.98%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (16.98%) Apache Spark
17 8 (15.09%) HDFS
17 8 (15.09%) Oracle
17 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
18 7 (13.21%) Teradata
18 7 (13.21%) Open Source
18 7 (13.21%) Data Architecture

Big Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 24 (45.28%) Apache Pig
2 9 (16.98%) Apache Spark
3 4 (7.55%) Node.js
3 4 (7.55%) Apache
4 2 (3.77%) SAS
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.89%) nginx
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.66%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) LAN
1 3 (5.66%) WAN
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (100.00%) Big Data
2 49 (92.45%) Hadoop
3 33 (62.26%) Apache Hive
4 27 (50.94%) NoSQL
5 21 (39.62%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (32.08%) MongoDB
7 16 (30.19%) HBase
8 12 (22.64%) Sqoop
8 12 (22.64%) Mahout
9 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
9 9 (16.98%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (13.21%) DB2
11 6 (11.32%) HCatalog
12 5 (9.43%) MarkLogic
12 5 (9.43%) Couchbase
13 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 3 (5.66%) Triplestore
14 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
14 3 (5.66%) Impala
14 3 (5.66%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Selenium
1 4 (7.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (7.55%) SoapUI
1 4 (7.55%) LoadUI
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (18.87%) Banking
2 5 (9.43%) Finance
3 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.55%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.77%) Electronics
5 2 (3.77%) Marketing
6 1 (1.89%) Retail
6 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.89%) Back Office
6 1 (1.89%) Publishing
6 1 (1.89%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) HTML
1 6 (11.32%) .NET
2 5 (9.43%) CSS
3 4 (7.55%) SOAP
3 4 (7.55%) Web Services
3 4 (7.55%) .NET Framework
3 4 (7.55%) Backbone.js
3 4 (7.55%) Ember.js
3 4 (7.55%) AngularJS
3 4 (7.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (3.77%) Java EE
5 1 (1.89%) RESTful
5 1 (1.89%) HTML5
5 1 (1.89%) NumPy
5 1 (1.89%) Matplotlib
5 1 (1.89%) REST
5 1 (1.89%) CSS3
5 1 (1.89%) XML
5 1 (1.89%) XSLT
5 1 (1.89%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Open Source
2 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (11.32%) Visualisation
2 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Equities
4 2 (3.77%) DTV
4 2 (3.77%) FMCG
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) Replication
5 1 (1.89%) Informatics
5 1 (1.89%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.89%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.89%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Linux
2 3 (5.66%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) MapReduce
2 14 (26.42%) Analytics
3 11 (20.75%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (13.21%) Data Modelling
5 7 (13.21%) Data Architecture
6 6 (11.32%) SOA
6 6 (11.32%) ETL
6 6 (11.32%) OO
7 5 (9.43%) TDD
7 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
7 5 (9.43%) BDD
8 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.55%) Web Development
8 4 (7.55%) Scrum
8 4 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.77%) Programme Management
10 2 (3.77%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (43.40%) Java
2 15 (28.30%) SQL
3 10 (18.87%) C++
4 7 (13.21%) Python
4 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.32%) Scala
5 6 (11.32%) R
6 4 (7.55%) PHP
6 4 (7.55%) C#
7 2 (3.77%) Ruby
8 1 (1.89%) C
8 1 (1.89%) Perl
8 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.89%) MATLAB
System Software
1 16 (30.19%) Apache Flume
2 11 (20.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 8 (15.09%) HDFS
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.89%) Docker
5 1 (1.89%) GPFS
5 1 (1.89%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) Oozie
2 7 (13.21%) Ambari
3 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle
2 7 (13.21%) Teradata
2 7 (13.21%) MapR
3 6 (11.32%) Hortonworks
4 5 (9.43%) Twitter
4 5 (9.43%) Netezza
4 5 (9.43%) Sybase
4 5 (9.43%) SAP
5 4 (7.55%) Cloudera
6 3 (5.66%) Vertica
6 3 (5.66%) Cisco
7 2 (3.77%) Intel
7 2 (3.77%) Greenplum
7 2 (3.77%) Datameer
8 1 (1.89%) Hadapt
8 1 (1.89%) Platfora
8 1 (1.89%) Splunk
8 1 (1.89%) Tableau
8 1 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.89%) TIBCO
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