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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data Architect
Rank 567 546 574
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 16 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.023% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.024% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 0
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£600 £600 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 - -
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
47122 45147 49346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.76% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29091 27426 28362
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1866 1971 2486
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.96 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +12 8 £713 +18.75% 2
West Midlands - 5 £550 -
South East - 2 £560 -
North West - 1 £575 -
Yorkshire - - - -
Big Data Architect
UK

Big Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) Big Data
2 24 (96.00%) Hadoop
3 16 (64.00%) Analytics
4 11 (44.00%) MongoDB
4 11 (44.00%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (40.00%) Apache Hive
6 9 (36.00%) NoSQL
7 8 (32.00%) Data Analytics
8 7 (28.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (28.00%) MapReduce
8 7 (28.00%) SQL
9 6 (24.00%) Oracle
9 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (24.00%) Teradata
9 6 (24.00%) Netezza
9 6 (24.00%) HBase
9 6 (24.00%) Sqoop
10 5 (20.00%) Oozie
10 5 (20.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (20.00%) Mahout
10 5 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
10 5 (20.00%) Apache Flume
10 5 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
10 5 (20.00%) Apache Pig
10 5 (20.00%) MarkLogic
10 5 (20.00%) Couchbase
10 5 (20.00%) MapR
10 5 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (20.00%) Visualisation
10 5 (20.00%) Open Source

Big Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5 (20.00%) Apache Pig
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) LAN
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) OpenFlow
2 1 (4.00%) VoIP
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) Big Data
2 24 (96.00%) Hadoop
3 11 (44.00%) MongoDB
3 11 (44.00%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (40.00%) Apache Hive
5 9 (36.00%) NoSQL
6 7 (28.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (24.00%) HBase
7 6 (24.00%) Sqoop
8 5 (20.00%) Mahout
8 5 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
8 5 (20.00%) MarkLogic
8 5 (20.00%) Couchbase
8 5 (20.00%) DB2
9 4 (16.00%) Riak
9 4 (16.00%) HCatalog
10 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
10 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
11 2 (8.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (12.00%) Investment Banking
1 3 (12.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) Cascading
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Visualisation
1 5 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.00%) NGOSS
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Analytics
2 8 (32.00%) Data Analytics
3 7 (28.00%) MapReduce
4 5 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 5 (20.00%) Data Architecture
5 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (16.00%) Service Management
5 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (16.00%) Business Analytics
6 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.00%) ETL
7 2 (8.00%) Benchmarking
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (4.00%) DevOps
8 1 (4.00%) Data Governance
8 1 (4.00%) Machine Learning
8 1 (4.00%) Network Management
8 1 (4.00%) Data Transformation
8 1 (4.00%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 5 (20.00%) Apache Flume
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (12.00%) HDFS
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Oozie
2 4 (16.00%) Ambari
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
1 6 (24.00%) Teradata
1 6 (24.00%) Netezza
2 5 (20.00%) MapR
3 4 (16.00%) Sybase
3 4 (16.00%) Hortonworks
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) Intel
4 2 (8.00%) Vertica
5 1 (4.00%) Splunk
5 1 (4.00%) Cloudera
5 1 (4.00%) Talend
5 1 (4.00%) Greenplum
5 1 (4.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) Informatica