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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data Architect
Rank 572 609 599
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 71 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.057% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.060% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 24 16
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £473
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £750 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £538 £550
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -2.27%
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
50276 53000 51116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32796 33319 31430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1494 2025 2060
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +43 66 £550 - 23
London +45 49 £625 +2.04% 19
South East +11 11 £481 -35.83% 3
West Midlands - 5 £500 -
Stirling - 5 £538 -
Scotland - 5 £525 -
Berkshire -6 4 £494 -34.16% 1
Surrey - 4 £425 - 1
City of London +42 2 £550 -6.38% 3
Brighton - 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 - -
West Sussex -17 1 £350 -
Edinburgh - 1 £525 -
Glasgow - 1 £525 -
Sheffield - 1 £800 -
Guildford - 1 £400 -
Staines - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £550 -
Horsham - 1 £350 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £800 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £800 -
Reading - 1 £500 -
Feltham - 1 £530 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £800 -
Yorkshire - 1 £800 - 1
North East - 1 £800 -

Big Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Big Data
2 76 (66.67%) Hadoop
3 49 (42.98%) Apache Spark
4 37 (32.46%) Java
5 35 (30.70%) Data Architecture
6 34 (29.82%) Apache Hive
7 33 (28.95%) Data Modelling
8 32 (28.07%) Finance
8 32 (28.07%) NoSQL
9 28 (24.56%) Analytics
9 28 (24.56%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (19.30%) Scala
12 21 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
13 20 (17.54%) Oracle
13 20 (17.54%) MapReduce
14 19 (16.67%) HBase
14 19 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
15 18 (15.79%) HDFS
15 18 (15.79%) SQL
15 18 (15.79%) Python
16 17 (14.91%) Apache Pig
17 15 (13.16%) Cloudera
17 15 (13.16%) Apache Cassandra
18 14 (12.28%) MongoDB
18 14 (12.28%) Data Analytics
18 14 (12.28%) Impala
19 13 (11.40%) Unix
19 13 (11.40%) Enterprise Architecture
20 12 (10.53%) ETL

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 49 (42.98%) Apache Spark
2 17 (14.91%) Apache Pig
3 9 (7.89%) SAS
4 7 (6.14%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.51%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.63%) Apache
7 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.14%) Amazon S3
2 7 (6.14%) IaaS
3 5 (4.39%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.51%) PaaS
4 4 (3.51%) SaaS
5 3 (2.63%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (2.63%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (1.75%) GitHub
7 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) Internet
2 2 (1.75%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.88%) AMQP
3 1 (0.88%) MQTT
3 1 (0.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (100.00%) Big Data
2 76 (66.67%) Hadoop
3 34 (29.82%) Apache Hive
4 32 (28.07%) NoSQL
5 21 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (16.67%) HBase
7 15 (13.16%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (12.28%) Impala
8 14 (12.28%) MongoDB
9 10 (8.77%) RDBMS
9 10 (8.77%) Relational Database
9 10 (8.77%) Sqoop
10 9 (7.89%) Oracle ODI
11 8 (7.02%) SQL Server
12 7 (6.14%) Cloudera CDH
12 7 (6.14%) CouchDB
12 7 (6.14%) HPCC
12 7 (6.14%) Oracle Database
12 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (3.51%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (3.51%) ERwin
2 1 (0.88%) Subversion
2 1 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 32 (28.07%) Finance
2 8 (7.02%) Banking
3 5 (4.39%) Investment Banking
3 5 (4.39%) Retail
4 3 (2.63%) Law
5 2 (1.75%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Front Office
6 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.14%) Kafka
2 4 (3.51%) .NET
3 3 (2.63%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.63%) Cascading
3 3 (2.63%) Node.js
3 3 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (2.63%) SOAP
3 3 (2.63%) Spark Streaming
3 3 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (2.63%) Web Services
4 2 (1.75%) EDI
4 2 (1.75%) Matplotlib
4 2 (1.75%) NumPy
4 2 (1.75%) Pandas
5 1 (0.88%) Ajax
5 1 (0.88%) Java EE
5 1 (0.88%) jQuery
5 1 (0.88%) JSON
5 1 (0.88%) Middleware
5 1 (0.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.77%) Data Integration
2 7 (6.14%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.14%) Visualisation
3 6 (5.26%) Algorithms
3 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.39%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.51%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.75%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.75%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.88%) Fintech
7 1 (0.88%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.88%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.88%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.88%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.88%) Smart Energy
7 1 (0.88%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.88%) SystemC
7 1 (0.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.40%) Unix
2 9 (7.89%) Linux
3 1 (0.88%) CentOS
3 1 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.70%) Data Architecture
2 33 (28.95%) Data Modelling
3 28 (24.56%) Analytics
3 28 (24.56%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (17.54%) MapReduce
6 14 (12.28%) Data Analytics
7 13 (11.40%) Enterprise Architecture
8 12 (10.53%) ETL
9 10 (8.77%) Big Data Analytics
9 10 (8.77%) Data Management
9 10 (8.77%) Presales
10 9 (7.89%) Machine Learning
10 9 (7.89%) SOA
11 8 (7.02%) Data Cleansing
12 7 (6.14%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (5.26%) DevOps
13 6 (5.26%) High Availability
13 6 (5.26%) Information Security
13 6 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 37 (32.46%) Java
2 22 (19.30%) Scala
3 18 (15.79%) Python
3 18 (15.79%) SQL
4 9 (7.89%) Shell Script
5 8 (7.02%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.26%) R
7 5 (4.39%) C++
7 5 (4.39%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.51%) C
9 3 (2.63%) PHP
9 3 (2.63%) Ruby
10 2 (1.75%) C#
10 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.88%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.88%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 9 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.39%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.63%) Degree
4 2 (1.75%) EMC Certification
4 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.88%) CISA
5 1 (0.88%) CISM
5 1 (0.88%) CISSP
5 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) VCAP
5 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (15.79%) HDFS
2 11 (9.65%) Apache Flume
3 3 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.88%) Docker
5 1 (0.88%) Firmware
5 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.14%) DBAmp
1 7 (6.14%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.51%) Ansible
2 4 (3.51%) Puppet
3 3 (2.63%) StatsD
4 1 (0.88%) Nagios
4 1 (0.88%) Oozie
4 1 (0.88%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 20 (17.54%) Oracle
2 15 (13.16%) Cloudera
3 9 (7.89%) Informatica
4 7 (6.14%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (5.26%) Tableau
6 5 (4.39%) VMware
7 4 (3.51%) MapR
7 4 (3.51%) SaltStack
8 3 (2.63%) Apigee
8 3 (2.63%) Citrix
8 3 (2.63%) Mashery
8 3 (2.63%) Teradata
9 2 (1.75%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.75%) CA
9 2 (1.75%) EMC
9 2 (1.75%) Hortonworks
9 2 (1.75%) SAP
10 1 (0.88%) Google
10 1 (0.88%) Talend
10 1 (0.88%) Zend
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