The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Big Data Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data Architect
Rank 574 623 608
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 73 36 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.063% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.066% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 22 27
Median daily rate £575 £550 £738
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -25.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £410 £510
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £698 £775
UK excluding London median daily rate £563 £520 £575
% change year-on-year
+8.17% -9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51191 54614 52615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33346 34728 31784
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2049 2054
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Big Data Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Big Data Architect in the job title.

Big Data Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Big Data Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Big Data Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Big Data Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Big Data Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Big Data Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Big Data Architect within the UK.

Big Data Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Big Data Architect
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +39 69 £563 +2.27% 13
London +15 49 £575 - 8
South East +15 10 £488 -6.25% 4
Yorkshire - 8 £600 -
South Yorkshire - 8 £600 -
Sheffield - 7 £600 -
City of London +26 4 £550 -10.20% 5
Surrey - 3 £463 - 2
Edinburgh - 3 £575 -
Scotland - 3 £575 -
West Midlands -33 2 £550 - 1
Berkshire - 2 £481 - 2
Hampshire - 2 £600 -
Southampton - 2 £600 -
West Sussex -4 1 - -
Oxfordshire -7 1 £475 -8.65%
Oxford -8 1 £475 -8.65%
Barnsley - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £400 -
Staines - 1 - - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £525 - 1
Feltham - 1 £530 -
Middlesex - 1 - -

Big Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Big Data Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Big Data Architect in the job title.

1 143 (100.00%) Big Data
2 95 (66.43%) Hadoop
3 58 (40.56%) Apache Spark
4 45 (31.47%) Java
5 44 (30.77%) Apache Hive
6 37 (25.87%) Analytics
7 35 (24.48%) Finance
8 33 (23.08%) Data Modelling
9 32 (22.38%) NoSQL
9 32 (22.38%) Data Architecture
10 31 (21.68%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (19.58%) Apache Pig
12 27 (18.88%) HBase
12 27 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (16.08%) SQL
14 23 (16.08%) Amazon AWS
15 22 (15.38%) HDFS
16 21 (14.69%) Scala
16 21 (14.69%) Sqoop
17 20 (13.99%) Cloudera
17 20 (13.99%) MapReduce
17 20 (13.99%) Oracle
18 18 (12.59%) Python
18 18 (12.59%) MongoDB
18 18 (12.59%) Apache Flume
19 16 (11.19%) Apache Cassandra
20 15 (10.49%) Data Integration
21 14 (9.79%) ETL
21 14 (9.79%) Informatica

Big Data Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 58 (40.56%) Apache Spark
2 28 (19.58%) Apache Pig
3 13 (9.09%) SAS
4 10 (6.99%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.50%) Apache
6 4 (2.80%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.70%) Confluence
7 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (5.59%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (2.10%) Unica
4 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (16.08%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.90%) Amazon S3
3 5 (3.50%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (2.80%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (2.80%) PaaS
4 4 (2.80%) SaaS
5 3 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.10%) GitHub
5 3 (2.10%) IaaS
5 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.10%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.70%) AMQP
3 1 (0.70%) LDAP
3 1 (0.70%) MQTT
3 1 (0.70%) SAN
3 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (100.00%) Big Data
2 95 (66.43%) Hadoop
3 44 (30.77%) Apache Hive
4 32 (22.38%) NoSQL
5 27 (18.88%) HBase
6 26 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (14.69%) Sqoop
8 18 (12.59%) MongoDB
9 16 (11.19%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (9.09%) Impala
11 10 (6.99%) Oracle ODI
12 8 (5.59%) CouchDB
12 8 (5.59%) HPCC
12 8 (5.59%) Oracle Database
12 8 (5.59%) RDBMS
12 8 (5.59%) Relational Database
12 8 (5.59%) SQL Server
12 8 (5.59%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (4.90%) Cloudera CDH
13 7 (4.90%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 4 (2.80%) ERwin
2 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.70%) JIRA
2 1 (0.70%) Subversion
General
1 35 (24.48%) Finance
2 13 (9.09%) Retail
3 9 (6.29%) Banking
4 7 (4.90%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.80%) Law
5 4 (2.80%) Marketing
6 2 (1.40%) Legal
7 1 (0.70%) Front Office
7 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.29%) Kafka
2 7 (4.90%) Hibernate
2 7 (4.90%) J2EE
2 7 (4.90%) Web Services
3 5 (3.50%) .NET
4 4 (2.80%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (2.80%) SOAP
5 3 (2.10%) Cascading
5 3 (2.10%) Spark Streaming
6 2 (1.40%) EDI
6 2 (1.40%) Middleware
6 2 (1.40%) RESTful
7 1 (0.70%) Ajax
7 1 (0.70%) HTML
7 1 (0.70%) Java EE
7 1 (0.70%) jQuery
7 1 (0.70%) JSON
7 1 (0.70%) JSON-LD
7 1 (0.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.49%) Data Integration
2 9 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.29%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.20%) Algorithms
3 6 (4.20%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.50%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.80%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.10%) Statistics
7 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.40%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.70%) Clustering
8 1 (0.70%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.70%) Economics
8 1 (0.70%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.70%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.70%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.70%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.70%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.70%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.39%) Unix
2 7 (4.90%) Linux
3 1 (0.70%) CentOS
3 1 (0.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.87%) Analytics
2 33 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 32 (22.38%) Data Architecture
4 31 (21.68%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (13.99%) MapReduce
7 14 (9.79%) Enterprise Architecture
7 14 (9.79%) ETL
8 12 (8.39%) SOA
9 11 (7.69%) Big Data Analytics
9 11 (7.69%) Data Analytics
9 11 (7.69%) DevOps
10 10 (6.99%) Presales
11 8 (5.59%) Data Management
11 8 (5.59%) Data Security
11 8 (5.59%) Information Security
11 8 (5.59%) Open Source
11 8 (5.59%) TOGAF
12 7 (4.90%) Data Cleansing
12 7 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (31.47%) Java
2 23 (16.08%) SQL
3 21 (14.69%) Scala
4 18 (12.59%) Python
5 12 (8.39%) Shell Script
6 9 (6.29%) PL/SQL
7 7 (4.90%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.90%) R
8 5 (3.50%) PHP
9 4 (2.80%) C
10 3 (2.10%) C++
10 3 (2.10%) HiveQL
11 2 (1.40%) Perl
11 2 (1.40%) Ruby
12 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.70%) Delphi
12 1 (0.70%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.70%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.10%) CISSP
3 2 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.40%) Degree
3 2 (1.40%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.70%) CISA
4 1 (0.70%) CISM
4 1 (0.70%) EMC Certification
4 1 (0.70%) VCAP
4 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.10%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.70%) EMIR
2 1 (0.70%) MiFID
2 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 22 (15.38%) HDFS
2 18 (12.59%) Apache Flume
3 4 (2.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (2.80%) Docker
4 2 (1.40%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.70%) Firmware
5 1 (0.70%) NFS
5 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (5.59%) DBAmp
1 8 (5.59%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.50%) Ansible
3 4 (2.80%) Puppet
4 2 (1.40%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (1.40%) Oozie
5 1 (0.70%) Ambari
5 1 (0.70%) MOM
5 1 (0.70%) Nagios
5 1 (0.70%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 20 (13.99%) Cloudera
1 20 (13.99%) Oracle
2 14 (9.79%) Informatica
3 8 (5.59%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (4.20%) VMware
5 5 (3.50%) Hortonworks
6 4 (2.80%) SaltStack
6 4 (2.80%) Tableau
7 3 (2.10%) Ab Initio
7 3 (2.10%) IBM
7 3 (2.10%) MapR
7 3 (2.10%) SAP
8 2 (1.40%) CA
8 2 (1.40%) Google
8 2 (1.40%) Palantir
9 1 (0.70%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.70%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.70%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.70%) Splunk
9 1 (0.70%) Zend
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