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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data Architect
Rank 566 618 600
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 83 52 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.090% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.094% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 26 36
Median daily rate £600 £535 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -28.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £413 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £753 £694 £775
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £520 £600
% change year-on-year
+10.57% -13.33%
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
50058 55053 53923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32735 35187 32868
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2085 2143
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.70% +6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 27 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 25 September 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 +53 77 £600 +15.38% 17
London +30 55 £610 -2.40% 16
South East +21 12 £550 +5.76% 1
South Yorkshire - 8 £600 -
Yorkshire - 8 £600 -
City of London +20 7 £686 +9.80% 3
Sheffield - 7 £600 -
Hampshire +12 5 £600 -
Scotland +22 4 £575 -
Southampton +16 3 £600 -
Edinburgh - 3 £575 -
Surrey - 3 £525 -
West Midlands -20 2 £550 +12.82%
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 £525 -
Buckinghamshire +23 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes +14 1 - -
West Sussex +2 1 - -
Oxfordshire -13 1 £475 -8.65%
Oxford -22 1 £475 -8.65%
Wales - 1 £750 -
South Wales - 1 £750 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Newport - 1 £750 -
Barnsley - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £400 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 £600 -

Big Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 154 (100.00%) Big Data
2 106 (68.83%) Hadoop
3 69 (44.81%) Apache Spark
4 48 (31.17%) Java
5 46 (29.87%) Apache Hive
6 45 (29.22%) Analytics
7 40 (25.97%) Business Intelligence
8 36 (23.38%) Data Modelling
9 35 (22.73%) Python
10 33 (21.43%) NoSQL
10 33 (21.43%) Data Architecture
11 32 (20.78%) SQL
11 32 (20.78%) Apache Pig
12 29 (18.83%) Sqoop
13 28 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (18.18%) HBase
14 27 (17.53%) Finance
14 27 (17.53%) Data Warehouse
15 26 (16.88%) Scala
16 24 (15.58%) Apache Flume
17 23 (14.94%) Cloudera
17 23 (14.94%) MongoDB
17 23 (14.94%) Apache Cassandra
17 23 (14.94%) ETL
17 23 (14.94%) HDFS
18 20 (12.99%) Oracle
18 20 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
18 20 (12.99%) MapReduce
18 20 (12.99%) Data Integration
19 19 (12.34%) R

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 69 (44.81%) Apache Spark
2 32 (20.78%) Apache Pig
3 14 (9.09%) Apache
4 10 (6.49%) SAS
5 9 (5.84%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.60%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.65%) Confluence
8 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.65%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (5.19%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (3.90%) Unica
3 4 (2.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.19%) Amazon S3
4 7 (4.55%) Azure Machine Learning
5 6 (3.90%) PaaS
6 4 (2.60%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (2.60%) SaaS
7 3 (1.95%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.95%) IaaS
8 2 (1.30%) GitHub
8 2 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.95%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.30%) Firewall
2 2 (1.30%) Internet
2 2 (1.30%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.65%) AMQP
3 1 (0.65%) HTTP
3 1 (0.65%) LDAP
3 1 (0.65%) MQTT
3 1 (0.65%) SAN
3 1 (0.65%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (100.00%) Big Data
2 106 (68.83%) Hadoop
3 46 (29.87%) Apache Hive
4 33 (21.43%) NoSQL
5 29 (18.83%) Sqoop
6 28 (18.18%) HBase
7 27 (17.53%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (14.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 23 (14.94%) MongoDB
9 15 (9.74%) Data Lake
10 14 (9.09%) Relational Database
11 10 (6.49%) Impala
11 10 (6.49%) Oracle ODI
11 10 (6.49%) QlikView
11 10 (6.49%) SQL Server
12 8 (5.19%) CouchDB
12 8 (5.19%) Oracle Database
12 8 (5.19%) Power BI
12 8 (5.19%) RDBMS
12 8 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (4.55%) ERwin
2 5 (3.25%) JIRA
3 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.65%) Subversion
3 1 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 27 (17.53%) Finance
2 15 (9.74%) Retail
3 8 (5.19%) Banking
4 7 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.55%) Marketing
5 4 (2.60%) Law
6 2 (1.30%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Front Office
7 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.49%) Kafka
2 8 (5.19%) J2EE
3 7 (4.55%) Hibernate
4 6 (3.90%) Web Services
5 5 (3.25%) .NET
6 3 (1.95%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (1.95%) RESTful
6 3 (1.95%) SOAP
7 2 (1.30%) EDI
7 2 (1.30%) JSON
7 2 (1.30%) Middleware
7 2 (1.30%) REST
7 2 (1.30%) Spark Streaming
8 1 (0.65%) ELK Stack
8 1 (0.65%) HTML
8 1 (0.65%) Java EE
8 1 (0.65%) JDBC
8 1 (0.65%) JSON-LD
8 1 (0.65%) Servlets
8 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.99%) Data Integration
2 13 (8.44%) Visualisation
3 10 (6.49%) Statistics
4 8 (5.19%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.90%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.90%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.60%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.30%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.30%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.65%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.65%) Economics
8 1 (0.65%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.65%) PKI
8 1 (0.65%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.65%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.65%) SystemC
8 1 (0.65%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.44%) Unix
2 10 (6.49%) Linux
3 2 (1.30%) Windows
4 1 (0.65%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (29.22%) Analytics
2 40 (25.97%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (23.38%) Data Modelling
4 33 (21.43%) Data Architecture
5 28 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (14.94%) ETL
7 20 (12.99%) MapReduce
8 15 (9.74%) SOA
9 14 (9.09%) Open Source
10 13 (8.44%) Enterprise Architecture
11 11 (7.14%) DevOps
11 11 (7.14%) Machine Learning
12 10 (6.49%) Data Analytics
12 10 (6.49%) Presales
13 9 (5.84%) Big Data Analytics
13 9 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (5.19%) Data Management
14 8 (5.19%) Data Security
14 8 (5.19%) Information Security
15 7 (4.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 48 (31.17%) Java
2 35 (22.73%) Python
3 32 (20.78%) SQL
4 26 (16.88%) Scala
5 19 (12.34%) R
6 11 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 9 (5.84%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.25%) C
8 5 (3.25%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.25%) PHP
9 4 (2.60%) Perl
9 4 (2.60%) Ruby
10 3 (1.95%) HiveQL
11 2 (1.30%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.30%) C++
12 1 (0.65%) Delphi
12 1 (0.65%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.65%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.60%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.95%) CISSP
4 1 (0.65%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.65%) CISA
4 1 (0.65%) CISM
4 1 (0.65%) Degree
4 1 (0.65%) EMC Certification
4 1 (0.65%) VCAP
4 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.65%) EMIR
2 1 (0.65%) MiFID
2 1 (0.65%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (15.58%) Apache Flume
2 23 (14.94%) HDFS
3 6 (3.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (2.60%) Docker
5 2 (1.30%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.65%) Firmware
6 1 (0.65%) NFS
6 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (5.19%) DBAmp
2 7 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.60%) Ansible
4 3 (1.95%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (1.95%) Oozie
4 3 (1.95%) Puppet
5 1 (0.65%) Ambari
5 1 (0.65%) MOM
5 1 (0.65%) Nagios
5 1 (0.65%) Rsyslog
5 1 (0.65%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 23 (14.94%) Cloudera
2 20 (12.99%) Oracle
3 15 (9.74%) Hortonworks
3 15 (9.74%) Informatica
4 11 (7.14%) Tableau
5 8 (5.19%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (3.90%) IBM
7 5 (3.25%) VMware
8 4 (2.60%) Ab Initio
8 4 (2.60%) MapR
8 4 (2.60%) SAP
9 3 (1.95%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.30%) ArcSight
10 2 (1.30%) Google
10 2 (1.30%) Palantir
11 1 (0.65%) ParAccel
11 1 (0.65%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.65%) Splunk
11 1 (0.65%) Talend
11 1 (0.65%) Zend
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